Ordinance 2018-03

CITY OF SANTA CLARA, UTAH

ORDINANCE NO. 2018-03

 

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA UTAH BY AMENDING TITLE 17, SECTION 17.28.030, “CORNER LOT REQUIREMENTS” AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

WHEREAS, it is important to update the City’s code from time to time to remain relevant and reflective of the ever changing operating environment of the City; and

WHEREAS, staff would like to amend the fence and wall standards to state that when a fence or wall is within 5’of a sidewalk, the fence/wall height shall be measured from the sidewalk grade; and

WHEREAS, when the fence /wall is more than 5’ from the sidewalk, the fence/wall is measured from the adjacent grade.

WHEREAS, the legislative body of the City of Santa Clara reviewed the recommendation of the City Attorney and staff regarding the proposed changes to Title 17, Section 17.28.030 “corner lot requirements; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Santa Clara, Utah, that Title 17, Section 17.28.030 “Corner Lot Requirements” be amended as follows.

Section 1. Amendment:

TITLE 17

17.28.030 CORNER LOT REQUIREMENTS:

(Adding wording to section A, at the end of the sentence.)

  1. this section. Where the fence or wall is located within 5 feet of the sidewalk, the fence height shall be measured from sidewalk grade. Where the fence or wall is more than 5 feet from the sidewalk, the height shall be measured from the adjacent grade on the street side.

 Section 2. Effective Date:

This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon adoption, recording and posting in the      manner prescribed by law.

  ADOPTED and approved by a duly constituted quorum of the City Council of the City of Santa Clara, Utah this 10th day of January 2018.

 

 

IN WITNESS THERETO:

ROSENBERG, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

CHRIS SHELLEY, City Recorder

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