ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE ZONING ORDINANCE AND ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA (NATIONAL VILLAGE PUD)

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ORDINANCE NO. 007-18
ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE ZONING ORDINANCE AND
ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA (NATIONAL VILLAGE 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) The Employees’ Retirement System of Alabama and the Teacher’s Retirement System of Alabama (collectively “RSA”) heretofore submitted to the City a Development Plan for a planned unit development (“PUD”) entitled National Village consisting of approximately five hundred eighty-nine (589) acres.
(b) Pursuant to Ordinance No. 129-06 the City Council approved said Development Plan for National Village and amended the official Zoning Map of the City to designate the zoning classification of Planned Unit Development (PUD) for approximately five hundred eighty-nine (589) acres located adjacent to the Grand National Golf facilities and the Lodge and
Conference Center at Grand National.
(c) In 2008, the City Council amended the PUD for National Village by adding approximately ninety-four (94) acres to the original PUD.
(d) The entire development, with inclusion of said ninety-four (94) acres, consists in the aggregate of six hundred and eighty-three (683) acres.
(e) RSA has heretofore submitted to the City a proposed amended
Development Plan for National Village which plan will add nineteen (19) courtyard homes within a 7.32-acre parcel located in Village 6 of the Master Plan, or more commonly referred to as the “Town Center”.
(f) The proposed amendment will increase the density in Village 6 from 2.00 units per acre to 3.27 units per acre.
(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 National Village PUD.
(i) It is advisable and in the 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 8.1 8(n) of the Zoning Ordinance of the City.
Section 3. RETENTION OF COPIES OF THE DEVELOPMENT PLAN. 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 shall be published one (1) time in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Opelika, Lee County, Alabama.
ADOPTED AND APPROVED this the 1 st day of May, 2018.
/s/ Eddie Smith
PRESIDENT OF THE CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA
ATTEST: /s/ R. G. Shuman
CITY CLERK
TRANSMITTED TO MAYOR on this the 2 nd day of May, 2018.
/s/ R. G. Shuman CITY CLERK
ACTION BY MAYOR
APPROVED this the 2 nd day of May, 2018.
/s/ Gary Fuller MAYOR
ATTEST:
/s/ R. G. Shuman CITY CLERK
Legal 5/2/2018

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