Model RFP: Traditional Neighborhood Development in Powder Springs, GA

Powder Springs, Georgia Traditional Neighborhood Development Ordinance

ORDINANCE NO. 2000-12 AN ORDINANCE BY THE CITY OF POWDER SPRINGS, GEORGIA, TO COMPREHENSIVELY AMEND THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF POWDER SPRINGS ADOPTED IN 1987, AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME, TO CREATE A NEW ZONING DISTRICT CALLED “TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT”; TO PROVIDE FOR RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES; TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. ______________________________________________________________________________

WHEREAS, the Powder Springs zoning ordinance was last comprehensively amended in 1995; and

WHEREAS, the governing authority of Powder Springs desires to amend the text of its zoning ordinance; and

WHEREAS, in order to provide for the continued orderly growth in Powder Springs and to improve the present zoning ordinance, certain changes and additions to the zoning ordinance are necessary; and

WHEREAS, the proposed amendment to the zoning ordinance encompasses the intent and purpose of the 1987 zoning ordinance, by recognizing the changes forecast in the Powder Springs Comprehensive Plan which provides a solution to meeting these changes; and

WHEREAS, notice of a public hearing was duly published as required by O.C.G.A., Title 36; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to O.C.G.A. Title 36, public hearing for the Mayor and Council was held on July 17, 2000, at which time all owners of property affected and other citizens of the city were given opportunity after public notice as required by law to voice their protests, suggestions, or criticisms, if any;

NOW THEREFORE, the Mayor and Council of the City of Powder Springs ordains that the Zoning Ordinance for the City of Powder Springs, Georgia, Ordinance 95-6 as adopted October 2, 1995, and as amended from time to time shall be amended as follows:

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