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File #: 01-19    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/28/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/14/2019 Final action: 2/14/2019
Enactment date: 2/21/2019 Enactment #: 01-19
Title: 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. Proposed Ord. 01-19 - Vacation Streets, Alleys.docx - REVISED (2), 2. Planning Board Minutes 10-23-18 - Vacations of Alleys..., 3. PROOF OF PUBLICATION P.O. NO. 01-19

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ITEM

 

SPONSOR:                     City Council Member Jared Moore

 

SUBJECT:

 

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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 adopt Proposed Ordinance No. 01-19 on second reading:

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION  12-12-4 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, VACATION OF STREETS, ALLEYS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY;                     REPEALING CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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HEARING REQUIRED:    No Hearing Required      

 

SUMMARY:

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

PRIOR ACTION:                     

 

September 13, 2018 - City Council referred to Planning Board

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

January 17, 2019 - City Council held public hearing and approved revised Ordinance No. 01-19 on first reading

 

FUNDING:                     

 

N/A

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

                     

None

 

STAFF CONTACT:

 

Don Kraher, Council Executive

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

1)                     Proposed Ordinance No.  01-19

2)                     Planning Board Minutes 10-23-18

 

PRESENTATION:     No