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ORDINANCE NO. 2021-36
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE WASHINGTON CITY CODE, TITLE 10 SUBDIVISION
REGULATION, AMENDING CHAPTER 10-1-2 DEFINITION OF MIN0R SUBDIVISION,
AND CHAPTER 10-3-3 PRELIMINARY PLAT.
WHEREAS, Title 10 of the Washington City Code, sets forth the provisions for the Subdivision Regulations within the City; and
WHEREAS, the City desires to amend a portion of Title 10, Chapter 1, Section 2 AND Title 10, Chapter 3, Subsection 3, for the purpose of providing for the public safety, health and general welfare of the citizens of Washington City; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission of Washington City, Utah recommended that the amended section of the City Ordinance be approved; and
WHEREAS, a public hearing was held by the Washington City Council after appropriate notice to consider the amendment.
NOW THEREFORE, BE ORDAINED by the City Council of Washington City as follows:
I. Title 10-1-2 Definition, Minor Subdivision letter C, is hereby amended and shall read as follows:
C. The parcels have a minimum of fifty feet (50’) of frontage on a
dedicated street or highway (excluding flag lot divisions, where the street entrance to the rear lot shall be a minimum of twenty-sixfeet (26’) in width of frontage); and
II. Title 10-3-3 Preliminary Plat, is hereby amended and shall read as follows, adding letters “v” and “w”:
v. Each subdivision shall have two accesses, unless a single proposed access
Is less than six hundred feet (600’) in length measured from the center of an existing cross street to the center of the proposed cul-de-sac.
w. Show a minimum fifteen foot (15’) landscape strip along the boundary of the subdivision where the proposed plan shows double frontage lots. The landscape strip shall be designed to have a minimum of 10% live growth in the form of trees, shrubs or ground cover.
III. If any provision or clause of this Ordinance or application thereof to any person or entity or circumstance is held to be unconstitutional or otherwise invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect other sections, provisions, clauses or applications thereof which can be implemented without the invalid provision(s), clause(s) or application(s) hereof, and to this end the provisions and clauses of this Ordinance are declared to be severable.
IV. This Ordinance supersedes or repeals the provision(s) of any ordinance(s) or resolution(s) that is (are) inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance.
V. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon publication or posting, as required by law.
PASSED AND ORDERED POSTED on this 11th day of August, 2021.
Kenneth F. Neilson, Mayor
Tara Pentz, City Recorder