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3/8/2016 - Ordinance No. 16-10827 Subdivision Plat Moratorium

ORDINANCE NUMBER 16-10827

AN ORDINANCE IMPOSING A NINETY (90) DAY MORATORIUM ON SALINA PLANNING COMMISSION CONSIDERATION OF PLATS OF SUBDIVISIONS WITH FRONTAGE ON AN UNPAVED ROAD AND SUSPENDING ALL RELATED TIME LIMITATIONS UNDER CHAPTER 36 OF THE SALINA CODE FOR CONSIDERATION OF SUCH PLATS.

WHEREAS, the matters of (a) street frontage and access requirements, (b) required paving of those frontage streets, and (c) the allocation of the cost of those improvements among the developer, property owners within the subdivision, and the city-at-large, collectively present significant policy considerations to be addressed at the subdivision platting stage of real estate development;
WHEREAS, the Governing Body finds that the public interest warrants review and consideration of any needed modification of the City’s current subdivision regulations and policies relating those matters described above, and
WHEREAS, review of the policy and legal considerations affecting those matters requires a moratorium on Salina Planning Commission consideration of plats of subdivisions with frontage on an unpaved street; SO NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of Salina, Kansas:

Section 1.  Moratorium.  The Governing Body imposes a moratorium upon Salina Planning Commission consideration of plats of subdivisions with frontage on an unpaved road and suspends all related time limitations under Chapter 36 of the Salina Code for a period of ninety (90) days from the effective date of this ordinance.

Section 2.  Effective.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption and publication once in the official city newspaper by the following summary:

Ordinance No. 16-10827 Summary
On March 7, 2016, the City Commission passed Ordinance No. 16-10827.  The Ordinance imposes a moratorium upon planning commission consideration of plats of subdivisions with frontage on an unpaved road and suspends all related time limitations under Chapter 36 of the Salina Code for a period of ninety (90) days from the effective date of this ordinance.  A complete copy of the Ordinance can be found at www.salina-ks.gov or in the office of the City Clerk, 300 W. Ash, free of charge.  This summary is certified by the City’s legal counsel.
      
       Introduced: March 7, 2016
       Passed: March 7, 2016

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Jon R. Blanchard, Mayor
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ATTEST:

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Shandi Wicks, CMC, City Clerk

Certification of Publication Summary:

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Greg A. Bengtson, City Attorney