1203.13   GENERAL NOTICE PROVISIONS.
   (a)   Notice of Public Hearings–Generally.
      (1)   General City website notice. At least fifteen days notice of scheduled public hearings before a reviewing agency or body shall be posted on the City's website (www.hudson.oh.us). The notice shall specify the time and place of the hearing, and the specific nature of the matter to be heard.
      (2)   Newspaper notice.  At least fifteen days notice of scheduled public hearings before a reviewing agency or body shall be published in one or more newspapers of general circulation in the City.  The notice shall specify the time and place of the hearing, and the specific nature of the matter to be heard.
         A.   In addition to website notice, newspaper notice shall be required for the following applications:
            1.   Code text amendments;
            2.   Zoning map amendments; and
            3.   Comprehensive Plan amendments.
      (3)   Written notice. Whenever a public hearing is required by a reviewing agency or body, the City shall be responsible for mailing written notice at least fifteen days before the scheduled hearing to all of the following:
         A.   The parties in interest;
         B.   Tenants and owners of property adjacent to or directly across a street from the boundary and within 300 feet of the subject property or properties; and
         C.   Others who have filed a timely request to receive notice. The written notice shall specify the time and place of the hearing, and the specific nature of the matter to be heard.
      (4)   Posted notice.
         A.   Upon the receipt of any application to the Planning Commission or the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals which requires the action of or a public hearing before the Planning Commission or the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals, either the City Manager shall cause a temporary sign to be placed on the property which is the subject of the application or contemplated action for the purpose of giving notice of a meeting or public hearing. The sign shall be placed no less than fifteen days before the respective meeting or public hearing on the matter.
         B.   Upon the receipt of any application for a zoning certificate that will result in an impervious surface coverage of forty percent to sixty percent of a lot in District 4 or in an open space conservation subdivision, the City Manager shall cause a temporary sign to be placed on the property which is the subject of the application or contemplated action for the purpose of giving notice of the impending improvement and/or a meeting. The sign shall be placed no less than five days before the meeting on such matter, or if there is no meeting required, within three days of application.
         C.   No additional public notice is required if consideration of an application is continued past the date of the originally scheduled public hearing.
   (b)   Summary of Notice Requirements by Type of Action.
 
Type of
Application
Public Hearing Required (Y/N)
City Website Notice Required (***Newspaper Notice Required Too)
(Y/N–# Days)
Written Notice to Parties in Interest and Adjacent Owners
(Y/N–# Days)
PC
City
Council
BZBA
AHBR
Code Text or Comp Plan Amendments***
Y
Y
N
N
Y
15 DAYS
**30 DAYS
N
Zoning Map Amendments***
Y
Y
N
N
Y
15 DAYS
**30 DAYS
*Y
15 DAYS
PDs (Preliminary and Final)
Y
Y
N
N
Y
15 DAYS
*Y
15 DAYS
Conditional Uses
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
15 DAYS
*Y
15 DAYS
Nonconforming Uses/Structures/Lots
N
N
Y
N
Y
15 DAYS
*Y
15 DAYS
Variances
N
N
Y
N
Y
15 DAYS
*Y
15 DAYS
Minor Modifications
N
N
N
N
N/A
N/A
Site Plan Review-Minor and Basic Development
N
N
N
N
N/A
N/A
Site Plan Review
Districts 6 and 8
N
N
N
N
N/A
N/A
Site Plan Review-Major Development
Y
N
N
N
Y
15 DAYS
*Y
15 DAYS
Preliminary Subdivision
Y
N
N
N
Y
15 DAYS
*Y
15 DAYS
Preliminary Subdivision
Districts 6 and 8
N
N
N
N
N/A
N/A
Final Subdivision
Y
N
N
N
Y
15 DAYS
*Y
15 DAYS
Final Subdivision
Districts 6 and 8
N
N
N
N
N/A
N/A
Development Agreements
Y
Y
N
N
Y
15 DAYS
*Y
15 DAYS
Architecture and Design Review
N
N
N
N
N/A
N/A
Certificate of Appropriateness
N
N
N
N
N/A
N/A
* Posted notice on the property fifteen days prior.
** Thirty-day public inspection period prior to Council hearing.
*** Newspaper notice required.
 
(Ord. 16-148, § 5.  Passed 2-21-17; Ord. 18-93.  Passed 10-15-19.)