CITY OF OPELIKA
SYNOPSIS OF ZONING NOTICE ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS
The City Council of the City of Opelika will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 17,
2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 204 S. 7 th Street, Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, to consider the adoption of an ordinance to amend the text of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Opelika by deleting the language of current Section 8.13,
“TOWNHOUSE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS”, and substituting a new Section 8.13,
“TOWNHOUSE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS”. The proposed new Section 8.13 will provide standards for townhouse developments within the City of Opelika. These standards address many of the qualitative considerations in the development of townhouse projects,
including, but not limited to density, yard area, parking, separation requirements, fire lane requirements and design criteria. A development plan, satisfying all the requirements of Section
8.13 must be submitted to, reviewed by and approved by the Planning Commission.
A copy of the proposed amendment to the text of the Zoning Ordinance is available for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk and the Planning Department during normal business hours.
Public Notice of this public hearing with insertion of the proposed ordinance was first
published on June 20, 2018 in the Opelika Observer. This notice is given pursuant to Section 11- 52-78 Code of Alabama (1975).
The City Council reserves the right to amend or alter any of the proposed amendments to
the Zoning Ordinance.
All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and be heard. Written
comments concerning the above matter may be mailed to the City Clerk at City Hall, P.O. Box 390, Opelika, AL 36803 at any time prior to the public hearing and may be further submitted to the City Council at the meeting and public hearing.
Please contact Lisa McLeod, the City’s ADA Coordinator, at 334-705-5131 at least two
(3) working days prior to the meeting if you require special accommodations due to a disability.
THIS NOTICE is given under my hand this the 20 th day of June, 2018.
/s/ R. G. Shuman
CITY CLERK OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA
Legal Run 6/20/2018
CITY OF OPELIKA