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(A) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter to the contrary, no permit shall be issued for any oil or gas well to be drilled at any location within the city which is nearer than 300 feet to any residence, building, or structure, without the applicant or operator thereof having first secured the written permission of the owners or owner of such building or residence within such 300 feet.
(B) Notwithstanding the other provisions of this chapter, no permit shall be issued for exploration for oil, gas, and other minerals in, upon or under land owned by the city at any time in any manner whereby the exploration site or drill site is to be situated upon property owned by city, and such permit shall only be issued for such exploration when such exploration site or drill site is located off city-owned real property and is to be accomplished by directional exploration or drilling only.
(C) Notwithstanding the other provisions of Chapter 112 of this code, no permit shall be issued for exploration for or production of oil, gas and other minerals when the exploration site or drill site is to be situated upon the surface of property located within the city unless the owners of the surface of such property consent in a writing attached to the application for such permit filed with the City Secretary.
(‘68 Code, § 23-4) (Ord. 1112, passed 1-18-65; Am. Ord, 1112A, passed 8-4-75; Am. Ord. 2013-51, passed 10-7-13)