Ordinance No. 120-14

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ORDINANCE NO. 120-14

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE TEXT OF THE ZONING

ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA

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

Section 1.  Amendment.  That Ordinance 124-91 entitled “Zoning Ordinance of the City of Opelika, Alabama”, adopted on September 17, 1991, as amended, is further amended in the following respect:

That Section 7.3, Specific Regulations, subsection A, District Regulation, Area Requirements is hereby amended by adding a footnote to be numbered 11 after R-3, which said footnote shall read as follows:

NOTES:

“11.  In the R-3 zoning district, any final subdivision plat (including administrative plats), recorded prior to September 17, 2013 shall meet the following area requirements: Minimum Lot Size, 7,500 square feet; Minimum Lot Width, 60 feet; and Front Yard Setback, 25 feet.  Any deviation from area requirements prior to September 17, 2013 shall be considered by the Board of Zoning Appeals as a variance.”

Section 2.  Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances.   Any ordinance or part thereof in conflict with provisions of this Ordinance be and the same are hereby repealed.

Section 3.  Effective Date.  This Ordinance shall become effective upon its adoption, approval and publication as required by law.

Section 4.  Publication.  This Ordinance shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Opelika, Lee County, Alabama.

ADOPTED AND APPROVED this the 15th day of July, 2014.

/s/ Patricia A. Jones

PRESIDENT PRO-TEM OF THE CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA

ATTEST:

/s/ R. G. Shuman

CITY CLERK

TRANSMITTED TO MAYOR on this the 16th day of July, 2014.

/s/ R. G. Shuman

CITY CLERK

ACTION BY MAYOR

APPROVED this the 16th day of July, 2014.

/s/ Gary Fuller

MAYOR

ATTEST:

/s/ R. G. Shuman

CITY CLERK

Legal run 7/18/14

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