Ordinance 479

 ORDINANCE NO. 479

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF

LAPORTE CITY, IOWA, DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE BY

CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN LAND FROM R-1 “LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT” TO A-1 “SUBURBAN AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT”

             BE IT ENACTED by the City Council of the City of La Porte City, Iowa:

SECTION 1.  The City Council finds, after receiving the recommendation of the La Porte City Planning and Zoning Commission, and after public hearing as required by law, and upon request of the owners of the lands described in Section 2 of this Ordinance, that the change in zoning classification, as adopted below, is consistent with the LaPorte City Comprehensive Plan.

SECTION 2.     The Zoning Map, published pursuant to the provisions of Section 165.08, “The City of LaPorte City, Iowa, Development Ordinance”, is hereby amended to change the zoning classification of the real estate described as:

“Unplatted tracts adjacent to and north of Tama Street and adjacent to and east of the western city limit border, also described as Black Hawk County Parcels 8712-26-476-005 and 8712-26-476-004.”
from  R-1 “Low Density Residential District” to A-1 “ Suburban Agricultural District.

SECTION 3.  Upon adoption and publication, as required by law, the City Clerk shall cause a certified copy of this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Black Hawk County, as public notice of its adoption.

SECTION 4.  REPEALER All ordinances and resolutions or any part thereof in conflict with all or any part of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

SECTION 5.  SEVERABILITY CLAUSE.  If any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole, or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.

SECTION 6.  WHEN EFFECTIVE.  This ordinance shall be in effect from and after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law.

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 23rd  Day of December, 2013.

Rick Lubben, Mayor

ATTEST: Jane Whittlesey, Clerk

First Reading Passed 12-9-2013
Second Reading Passed 12-23-2013
Third Reading Waived, Adopted 12-23-2013

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