Notice of Public Hearing – 11/7

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Opelika will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 204 S. 7th Street, Opelika, Lee County, Alabama.

PURPOSE

The purpose of said Public Hearing will be to consider the adoption of an ordinance to amend the Development Plan for Wyndham Gate PUD.  The Development Plan for Wyndham Gate PUD was approved by the City Council as required by Section 8.18(n) of the Zoning Ordinance.  At said Public Hearing all who desire to be heard shall have the opportunity to speak for or in opposition to the adoption of the following ordinance:

ORDINANCE NO. ________

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE DEVELOPMENT PLAN

FOR WYNDHAM GATE PUD

BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council (the “City Council”) of the City of Opelika, Alabama (the “City”) as follows:

Section 1.  Findings.  The City Council has determined and hereby finds and declares that the following facts are true and correct:

“(a)  Wyndham Properties, LLC heretofore submitted to the City a Development Plan for a planned unit development (“PUD”) entitled “Wyndham Gate PUD” consisting of approximately 640 acres.

(b)  Pursuant to Ordinance 109-05, the City Council approved said Development Plan for Wyndham Gate PUD and amended the official Zoning Map of the City to designate the zoning classification of PUD for approximately 640 acres located south of Hall Avenue, west of Marvyn Parkway and east of Society Hill Road.

(c)  Wyndham Gate, LLC and Boulder Brook, LLC, owners of lots in Wyndham Gate PUD have heretofore submitted to the City a proposed Amended Development Plan for the western and southwestern portions of Wyndham Gate PUD.

(d)  Copies of the proposed Amended Development Plan are available in the office of the City Clerk and the Planning Department and are open for public inspection.

(e)  The Amended Development Plan for the western and southwestern portions of Wyndham Gate PUD provide for the construction of single-family cottages.

(f)  The current Development Plan as approved by the City Council provides for the construction of premium single-family residences in the western and northwestern portions of Wyndham Gate PUD and for the construction of townhomes/cluster homes, a swimming pool, open space and a street connection to Gateway Drive in the southwestern portion of the PUD.

(g)  The Planning Commission of the City of Opelika heretofore conducted a public hearing on the proposed Amended Development Plan.

(h)  The Planning Commission recommended approval of the Amended Development Plan for Wyndham Gate PUD.

(i)  It is advisable and in the interest of the City and in the public interest that the Amended Development Plan be approved.

Section 2.  Approval of the Amended Development Plan.  The Amended Development Plan for Wyndham Gate PUD as submitted for review is hereby approved and confirmed as required by Section 8.18(n) of the Zoning Ordinance of the City.

Section 3.  Retention of copies of the Amended Development Plan.  Copies of the Amended Development Plan shall be maintained in the offices of the City Clerk, City Planner, City Engineer, and Building Official and shall be open for public inspection.

Section 4.  Repealer.   Any ordinance or part thereof in conflict with provisions of this Ordinance be and the same are hereby repealed.

Section 5.  Effective Date.  This Ordinance shall become effective upon its adoption, approval and publication as required by law.

Section 6.  Publication.  This Ordinance shall be published one (1) in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Opelika, Lee County, Alabama.

WITNESS my hand this the 7th day of November, 2014.

/s/ R. G. Shuman

CITY CLERK OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA

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