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File #: 19-00011    Version: Name:
Type: Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 12/28/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/17/2019 Final action: 1/17/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: PUBLIC HEARING - PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CODE OF THE CITY OF PENSACOLA - LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE SECTION 12-12-4; VACATION OF STREETS, ALLEYS
Sponsors: Jared Moore
Attachments: 1. Sec._12_12_4.___Vacation_of_streets__alleys - Proposed - Moore - REVISED (2), 2. Planning Board Minutes 10-23-18 - Vacations of Alleys..., 3. PROOF OF PUBLICATION FOR PUBLIC HEARING, 4. CORRESPONDENCE FROM OLD EAST HILL, 5. CORRESPONDENCE FROM CENTER OF INDEPENDENT LIVING

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ITEM

 

SPONSOR:                     City Council Member Jared Moore

 

SUBJECT:

 

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PUBLIC HEARING - PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CODE OF THE CITY OF PENSACOLA - LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE SECTION 12-12-4; VACATION OF STREETS, ALLEYS                     

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RECOMMENDATION:

 

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That City Council hold a Public Hearing on January 17, 2019 regarding the amendment to the Land Development Code Section 12-12-4--Vacation Streets, Alleys.

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HEARING REQUIRED:    Public      

 

SUMMARY:

 

At their September 13, 2018 City Council Meeting, City Council sent to the Planning Board for review and recommendation a proposed amendment to Section 12-12-4 - Vacation  Streets, Alleys, of the Land Development Code.

 

Within this proposed amendment is included language which states:

 

                     When a request for vacation of a right of way adjacent to a street or alley is made, the vacation shall be limited to a minimum of no less than 10’ from the existing back-of-curb.  In no case shall a right of way vacation result in a lesser level of accessibility to the public, Any existing sidewalk on a right of way must be maintained or rebuilt by an owner granted such a vacation in order to preserve ADA accessibility to the public.

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Also included is cleanup language bringing the Code up to date with current City staffing and departments.

 

This item requires a Public Hearing be held.

 

PRIOR ACTION:                     

 

September 13, 2018 - City Council referred to Planning Board

October 23, 2018 - Planning Board met and approved with recommendations

 

FUNDING:                     

 

N/A

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

                     

None

 

STAFF CONTACT:

 

Don Kraher, Council Executive

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

1)                     Proposed Sec. 12-12-4. -  Vacation of streets, alleys

2)                     Planning Board Minutes 10-23-18

 

PRESENTATION:     No