NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Opelika will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 204 S. 7th Street, Opelika, Lee County, Alabama.
The purpose of said Public Hearing will be to consider the adoption of an ordinance to amend the Development Plan for Cannon Gate PUD. The Development Plan for Cannon Gate PUD was approved by the City Council as required by Section 8.18(n) of the Zoning Ordinance of the City. 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 TO AMEND THE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR CANNON 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) Mae’s Pasture, LLC heretofore submitted to the City a Development Plan for a planned unit development (“PUD”) entitled “Cannon Gate PUD” consisting of approximately 163.77 acres.
(b) Pursuant to Ordinance No. 101-07, the City Council approved said Development Plan for Cannon Gate PUD and amended the Official Zoning Map of the City to designate the zoning classification of Planned Unit Development (“PUD”) for approximately 163.77 acres located on the west side of Oakbowery Road and north of Blackhawk Drive.
(c) Cannon Timber & Land, LLC has heretofore submitted to the City a proposed amended Development Plan for Phase 2 and a portion of Phase 3 of Cannon Gate PUD.
(d) The amended Development Plan provides for sixty-two (62) single-family lots and one (1) open-space lot, with lot sizes ranging from approximately 13,000 square feet to 2.94 acres. The current Plan approved by the City Council provides for the construction of six (6) triplex units which are replaced in the amended Development Plan with single-family units. The lots in the amended Development Plan are spread over a larger area, including some areas previously designated as open space in the current Development Plan.
(e) The Planning Commission of the City of Opelika heretofore conducted a public hearing on the proposed amended Development Plan.
(f) The Planning Commission recommended approval of the amended Development Plan for Cannon Gate PUD.
(g) It is advisable and in interest of the City and the public interest that the amended Development Plan be approved.
Section 2. Approval of Amended Development Plan. The amended Development Plan 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. The copies of the amended Development Plan shall be maintained in the office of the City Clerk, City Planner, City Engineer, and Building Official and shall be open for public inspection.
Section 4. Repealer. That any ordinance or part thereof in conflict with the 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 is to be published one (1) time in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Opelika, Lee County, Alabama.
WITNESS my hand this the 10th day of May, 2017.
/s/ R. G. Shuman
CITY CLERK OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA
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