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ORDINANCE NO. 2005-19
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING SECTION 28-160 IN CHAPTER 28, ARTICLE III, DIVISION 2 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE TO ESTABLISH HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS FOR NON-CONFORMING LOTS OF RECORD IN SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS (RS-1 AND RS-2); PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
WHEREAS, s. 163.3202(2), Florida Statutes, requires that local land development regulations shall contain specific and detailed provisions necessary or desirable to implement the adopted comprehensive plan; and
WHEREAS, s. 166.041, Florida Statutes, sets forth the minimum notice procedure which constitutes a uniform method for the adoption and enactment of municipal ordinances, and which shall be taken as cumulative to other methods now provided by law for adoption and enactment of municipal ordinances; and
WHEREAS, on June 7, 2005, the Planning and Zoning Board for the City of St. Augustine, Florida, made recommendation to the City Commission for establishment of height restrictions for non-conforming lots of record in single-family residential districts (RS-1 and RS-2); and
WHEREAS, the City Commission for the City of St. Augustine hereby determines that the proposed height requirements are in the best interest of public health, safety, and general welfare;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COMMISSION FOR THE CITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Height Requirements. Section 28-160 of the Code of the City of St. Augustine is hereby established in Chapter 28, Article III, Division 2, to read, in its entirety, as follows:
"Sec. 28-160. Height restrictions on non-conforming lots of record in single-family residential districts (RS-1 and RS-2).
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Division 2, the allowable maximum height of structures proposed for construction within single-family residential districts (RS-1 and RS-2) on a non-conforming lot of record shall be reduced in proportion to the reduction of the lot width of such non-conforming lot of record below that required within the district in which such non-conforming lot of record is located."
Section 2. Severability. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase, word or provision of this ordinance is held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, then said holding shall not be so construed as to render invalid or unconstitutional the remaining provisions of this ordinance.
Section 3. Inclusion in Code. It is the intention of the City Commission that the provisions of this ordinance shall become and be made part of the Code of the City of St. Augustine, and that the sections of this ordinance may be renumbered or relettered and the word ordinance may be changed to section, article or other such appropriate word or phrase in order to accomplish such intentions.
Section 4. Effective Date. This ordinance shall become effective ten (10) days after passage, pursuant to s. 166.041(4), Florida Statutes.
PASSED by the City Commission of the City of St. Augustine, Florida, this _____ day of ___________________, 2005.
Coding: Words underlined are additions; words stricken are deletions.