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Ordinances/1st Read
For Meeting of:
November 9, 2020
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Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
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Ordinance No. 2020-56 Standardizing Review Criteria for Various Residential Re-Plat Processes (LDC2020-10002) (Economic Development)


Currently, if a homeowner desires to redevelop their parcel, they are typically required to subdivide or better define the property through the Replat process. If a property owner desires to split a legally conforming residential parcel into two lots with non-conforming dimensions, either a Revert to Original Plat (when the lots are shown on a Plat recorded prior to February 4, 1959) or a Plat with Modifications when the normal required area, width, or depth cannot be met. If approved through the proper procedures, all three processes result in new lots that are eventually developed. However, the existing review requirements and procedures are inconsistent between these three processes, which is confusing to applicants as well as staff.

Staff is proposing to establish and adopt standard review criteria and procedures for these three similar platting/subdivision processes.  The criteria includes:

Maximum building height.
Maximum Floor Area Ration (FAR).
Limiting the location of required parking.
Requiring Appearance Review.
Conducting block face neighborhood analysis.

This Land Development Code amendment was recommended for approval at the June 2020 City Council meeting, and accepted by the City Council at the July 20, 2020 City Council meeting.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: No fiscal impact.

Recommended Action:
Approving Ordinance No. 2020-56 on first reading, and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to bring the ordinance forward at the next available City Council meeting for second reading, hearing and adoption.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Shannan Stegman, Project Manager,; and Melissa Clarke, Assistant City Attorney III
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 10/28/2020 10:04 AM
City Clerk 10/29/2020 3:47 PM

Name: Description: Type:
Section_58.1153_Amendment_FINAL.pdf Ordinance Ordinance
LDC2020-10002_Replat_Processes.pdf MPB Report Backup Material

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