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Member Secor

Yes

Member Johnson

Yes

Member Long

Yes

The motion carried unanimously.

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Ordinance No. 49-2009 – Urban Mixed Use Zoning

City Attorney Severs read ORDINANCE NO. 49-2009, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE URBAN MIXED USE DISTRICT BY AMENDING SECTION 59-682 “PERMITTED PRINCIPAL USES” BY DELETING CERTAIN USES AND ADDING NEW USES; AMENDING SECTION 59-684 “CONDITIONAL USES” BY DELETING CERTAIN USES AND ADDING NEW USES; AMENDING SECTION 59-685 TO PROHIBIT INDUSTRIAL USES; AMENDING SECTION 59-686 BY DELETING CERTAIN DENSITY PROVISIONS; AMENDING SECTION 59-687 BY AMENDING HEIGHT, YARD AND AREA REQUIREMENTS FOR TOWNHOUSE AND DUPLEX; AMENDING SECTION 59- 687 TO AMEND THE MINIMUM LIVING AREA REQUIREMENTS: DELETING SECTION 59-689 “GENERAL PROVISIONS”; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

This was the second and final public hearing.

City Manager Ryan highlighted as followed:

On January 13, 2009, City Council provided staff with advisability to begin workshops with the community to address a number of land use and zoning issues in the Urban Mixed Use Land Use Category and Zoning District. Staff recommended that major changes be made to the Land Use Policies and Zoning District Regulations that would

assist

the

City’s

efforts

to

contribute

to

affordable

housing

and

commercial

projects,

which would keep within the character of the historical development trends in the area.

The Urban Mixed Use (UMU) zoning district allowed residential, commercial and

industrial proximity

uses in any

part

of residential

uses

of the district.

The mixture of industrial uses

was

usually

considered incompatible and

was

not

in close normally

recommended. In Urban Mixed Use uses still remained

2004, the City removed Industrial uses as an allowable use for the Land Use category in the Comprehensive Plan. However, Industrial as a listed permitted use in the UMU Zoning District.

Since the removal of Industrial uses in the Comprehensive Plan left many non- conforming industrial businesses, staff received direction from Council on June 24, 2008 to establish an industrial target area bounded by the old FEC railroad tracks, Main Street, Deleon and Orange Street. Most of the properties within that area were already Industrial uses and the meetings held on February 5, 2009 and April 1, 2009 with the property owners was positive and welcomed. Staff included the land use and zoning change as

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