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Ordinance 2016-08

ORDINANCE NO. 2016-08

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A REVISED OFFICIAL ZONING MAP FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, REPEALING THE PREVIOUS OFFICIAL ZONING MAP AND FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO.

WHEREAS, Ordinance 2007-13 which was adopted November 13, 2007, adopted new zoning regulations for the City of Johnson and adopted a new official zoning map consistent with such regulations.

WHEREAS, since November 2007, the Planning Commission has held public hearings on petitions to amend the zoning of various parcels, and has considered, studied and voted to recommend passage of Ordinances to amend zoning and the official zoning map on numerous occasions.

WHEREAS, the procedures of ACA Sections 14-56-422 and 14-56-416 were followed  in each instance.

WHEREAS , although each Ordinance passed by the City Council in response to those petitions to amend zoning provided  that the Official Zoning Map be amended to reflect the   zoning change that was being adopted, there were occasions when the Official Zoning Map was  not so amended.

WHEREAS, the Johnson Planning Commission along with the City Engineers have   spent time studying those various zoning amendments which were adopted by Ordinance since November 2007 to insure that a revised Official  Zoning Map accurately  reflects the current state  of zoning in the City of Johnson. 

WHEREAS, the Johnson Planning Commission previously advertised and held public hearings on the incremental amendments which are now collectively reflected on the revised Official Zoning Map. 

WHEREAS, the Johnson Planning Commission has approved and recommends immediate passage and implementation of the attached Official Zoning Map on display at Johnson City Hall bearing the date of April 12, 2016, and signatures of the Mayor and Recorder­ Treasurer.

BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, That:

Section1:        That the Official Zoning Map  for the City of  Johnson,  which  is  on  file  in  the  office  of  the  Johnson  Recorder -Treasurer  and  displayed  at  City  Hall  bearing  the  signatures  of  the  Mayor  and  Recorder -reasurer  and  dated  April  12,  2016  is  hereby  adopted

Section 2:       That all lands within the City of Johnson have been zoned  as depicted on such  "Official  Zoning Map".

Section 3:        That the previous official zoning map is hereby repealed on the effective date of this Ordinance.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 12thday of April,   2016.

ATTEST:

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