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Ordinance 2016-13

ORDINANCE NO. 2016-13  

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2007-14 BY ADDING LANGUAGE TO SECTION 3 THEREOF; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2007-06 was duly passed on July 10, 2007, and Subsection L of Section 4 thereof set the fees for grading permits dependent on the size of the project;

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2007-14 was duly passed on October 9, 2007, to simplify the process of adjusting the fees charged by the City for permits, proceedings and various matters being presented to the Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment or City Council and matters related to such;

WHEREAS, Resolution 2007-08 was duly passed November 20, 2007, to adjust the various fees charged by the City as provided for in Ordinance   2007-14;

WHEREAS, Ordinance No 2007-14 did not specifically mention that it was amending Ordinance No. 2007-06 nor did it list "grading permits" or fees for grading permits as it’s  purpose;

WHEREAS, Resolution 2007-08 did attempt to adjust the fees to be charged by the City for grading permits; and,

WHEREAS, this conflict between the fee established in Ordinance No. 2007-06 and the fee listed in Resolution 2007-08 has generated confusion.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, that,

Section 1:        Ordinance 2007-14 is hereby amended  by adding to Section 3, the 2nd  line , between the words, 'sign permits' and the words 'mechanical permits', the following language: "grading permits".

 

                     Section 2:        In all other respects and except as expressly provided hereinabove,

 

Ordinance No. 2007-14 is ratified and confirmed.

PASSED AND APPROVED  this  10th day of May,  2016