PENDING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE NO. 2020-1154-O
AN ORDINANCE REZONING A CERTAIN PORTION OF WASHINGTON COUNTY NEAR VEYO FROM THE OST-20 (OPEN SPACE TRANSITION 20 ACRE MINIMUM LOT SIZE) ZONE TO THE A-5 (AGRICULTURAL 5 ACRE MINIMUM LOT SIZE) ZONE HEREINAFTER FULLY DESCRIBED IN THIS ORDINANCE
   WHEREAS, private property owners have proposed that the County Commission of Washington County, State of Utah, rezone certain real property (the “Property”) by removing Parcel 7139-G-NW from the OST-20 (Open Space Transition 20 acre minimum lot size) zone and placing it in the A-5 (Agricultural 5 acre minimum lot size) zone. The parcel is approximately 19.93 acres in size.  The property owner desires to subdivide the parcel into two parcels.  The proposed Lot 1 will be 10 acres in size and the proposed Lot 2 will be approximately 9.41 in size.  The property is located at approximately 1000 North Cottam Ranch Road near Veyo.
   WHEREAS, the Washington County Planning Commission held a properly-noticed public hearing on this matter on December 10, 2019, in which all interested parties were given the opportunity to speak regarding the zone change request; and
   WHEREAS, Commissioner Slade Hughes recused himself; and
   WHEREAS, no citizen spoke against the request during the public hearing; and
   WHEREAS, a motion was made to recommend approval of the requested zone change to the County Commission based on the following findings:
The zone change and public hearing were properly noticed.
The public hearing was held on December 10, 2019 in the regularly scheduled Planning Commission Meeting.
The zone change would allow the applicants a means to utilize their property in a beneficial way.
The property will meet the minimum lot size requirements of the A-5 (Agricultural 5 acre minimum lot size) zone.
The proposed zone change is consistent with the General Plan.
WHEREAS, the motion was seconded and the Washington County Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval of the zone change request to the County Commission on the above-mentioned Property to be removed from the OST-20 (Open Space Transition 20 acre minimum lot size) zone and placed in the A- 5 (Agricultural 5 acre minimum lot size) zone;
   WHEREAS, the County Commission accepts the findings of the Planning Commission; and
   WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the citizens of Washington County that the zone change be accomplished.
   NOW, THEREFORE, the County Legislative Body of Washington County ORDAINS as follows: 
   The real property, Parcel 7006-A-7-NC as shown on the attached location map, is hereby rezoned to the A-5 (Agricultural 5 acre minimum lot size) zone; and
   The appropriate Zoning Map shall be amended by removing the Property from the OST-20 (Open Space Transition 20 acre minimum lot size) zone and placing them in the A-5 (Agricultural 5 acre minimum lot size) zone. 
APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 7 th day of January, 2020.
WASHINGTON COUNTY      
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                     VICTOR IVERSON, Chair
         Washington County Commission         
ATTEST:
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Kim M. Hafen
Washington County Clerk-Auditor
                     Commissioner Iverson voted____
Commissioner Almquist voted____
Commissioner Cox voted ____
   Approved as to Form:
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Deputy Washington County Attorney
Notice of Adoption of Washington County Ordinance No. 2019-1154-O
On January 7, 2020, the County Legislative Body of Washington County adopted Ordinance Number 2019-1154-O, “An Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Portion of Washington County Near Veyo from the OST-20 (Open Space Transition 20 Acre Minimum Lot Size) Zone to the A-5 (Agricultural 5 Acre Minimum Lot Size) Zone Hereinafter Fully Described in this Ordinance.”
The purpose of this ordinance is to: Remove property from the OST-20 (Open Space Transition 20 Acre Minimum Lot Size) Zone and place it in the A-5 (Agricultural 5 Acre Minimum Lot Size) Zone.
A complete copy of the Ordinance is available at the County Clerk’s Office.
Commissioner Dean Cox was absent
Commissioner Victor Iverson voted Aye
Commissioner Gil Almquist voted Aye
Published in The Spectrum on Saturday, January 11, 2020