Ordinance 2019-01

CITY OF SANTA CLARA, UTAH
ORDINANCE NO. 2019-01

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA UTAH BY AMENDING TITLE 17, SECTION 17.74, “HISTORIC DISTRICT/MIXED USE ZONE” 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 17.74 Historic District/Mixed Use Zone; and

WHEREAS, the amendment would allow for accessory buildings in the Historic District/Mixed Use Zone to be 2 stories, and up to 25’ in height unless a taller building is approved by the City Council after considering the recommendations from the Heritage Commission and Planning Commission, and based on the compatibility of the architectural design with the other buildings in the Historic District; and

WHEREAS, the size of the Accessory Buildings would be limited to a ground floor area of 1,000 sq. ft. unless a larger building is approved by the City Council after considering the recommendations of the Heritage Commission and Planning Commission; 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 17.74 “Historic District/Mixed Use Zone” and acted on February 27, 2019; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Santa Clara, Utah, that Title 17, Section 17.74 “Historic District/Mixed Use Zone” be amended as follows.
Section 1. Amendment:

TITLE 17

17.74.040: DIMENSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

A. To remove wording at the end of the paragraph “twenty feet (20’)” and add wording of “shall not exceed two-stories in height, up to twenty-five feet (25’) in height unless a taller building is approved by the City Council after considering the recommendations from the Heritage Commission and Planning Commission, and based on the compatibility of the architectural design with the other buildings in the Historic District.

J. Add “Maximum size of Accessory Buildings: The maximum ground floor area of any accessory building shall not exceed one thousand (1,000) square feet, unless a larger building is approved by the City Council after considering the recommendations of the Heritage Commission and Planning Commission.

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 27th day of February 2019.

IN WITNESS, THERETO:

RICK ROSENBERG, Mayor

ATTEST:

CHRIS SHELLEY, City Recorder

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