Ordinance 2018-04

CITY OF SANTA CLARA, UTAH
ORDINANCE NO. 2018-04

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA UTAH BY AMENDING TITLE 17, SECTION 17.16.020, “LAND USE AUTHORITY; DELEGATION OF DUTIES” 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 Title 17, Section 17.16.020, “Land Use Authority; Delegation of Duties” to authorize City Planning staff (TRC) to approve a conditional use permit for a second dwelling unit in the RA, R-1-10, and R-1-10/RA zones rather than having the PC consider those requests; and

WHEREAS, the standards for a second dwelling are listed in the R-1-10 and R-1-10/RA zones and among other things, a second dwelling must be attached to the main dwelling unit. Applicants are frustrated at having to wait a few weeks for the PC meeting which is once a month; and

WHEREAS, the PC recommends approval of the proposed change, subject to the CUP notification to neighbors within 300’ be mandatory and not just encouraged; and

WHEREAS, the legislative body of the City of Santa Clara reviewed the recommendation of the Planning Commission and acted on the proposed amendment to Title 17, Section 17.16.020 “Land Use Authority; Delegation of Duties” and acted on January 10, 2018; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Santa Clara, Utah, that Title 17, Section 17.16.020 “Land Use Authority; Delegation of Duties” be amended as follows.

Section 1. Amendment:

17.16.020: Land Use Authority; Delegation of Duties

1. Conditional use permits for simple home occupations, and second dwelling units in the RA, R-1-10 and R-1-10/RA Zones.

8. Conditional use permits, except for those conditional uses specifically delegated to city
Staff to hear and act on.

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 Jan. 2018.

IN WITNESS, THERETO:

RICK ROSENBERG, Mayor
ATTEST:

CHRIS SHELLEY, City Recorder

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