AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

MEETING DATE:   May 22, 2006

 

FROM:                       Laura McElhanon, AICP

                                    Community Development Director

 

SUBJECT:                  An Ordinance approving Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment:  Spring Creek

 

 

Staff Recommendation

The Planning staff recommends approval of the proposed amendment to the City’s adopted Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map by changing the Future Land Use classification from County Urban Expansion to City Estate Residential. The Planning Commission will hold a hearing on this request on May 18, 2006.

 

Analysis

The project site is approximately 51 acres. The general location is on the south side of CR 48, east of the Palatlakaha River. The project site is larger than ten (10.0) acres and is, therefore, considered a large-scale comprehensive land use plan amendment under state statutes. The City will notify the Florida Department of Community Affairs of the plan amendment and the Department will review the project site area to confirm that it is larger than ten (10) acres.

 

The project site is currently undeveloped and the surrounding Future Land Use Map designations are:

                        North   –  County Urban and Urban Expansion

                        South   –  City Low Density Residential

                        East     –  City Low Density Residential

                        West    –  County Urban Expansion and Neighborhood Activity Center

 

The Land Use for the property is currently County Urban Expansion. The proposed designation of City Estate Residential is consistent with the City’s adopted Comprehensive Plan.

 

The existing land uses surrounding the property are:

           

                        North   –  undeveloped and single family residential

                        South   –  single family residential

                        East     –  undeveloped and single family residential

                        West    –  undeveloped and single family residential

 

Presently, as referenced above, the site is undeveloped. The proposed use of the site is single family residential development.

 

Water and sewer services are available in the area. The provision of utilities to this site is not likely to have significant adverse effects on the City’s utility systems. The developer is responsible for all costs of construction to make the necessary hook-ups to City utilities in accordance with City requirements.

 

Options:

 

1.      To approve or disapprove the proposed City Future Land Use Map amendment designating the site as City Estate Residential.

 

2.      Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate. 

 

Fiscal Impact:

This large-scale comprehensive plan amendment will have no direct fiscal impact on the City of Leesburg.

 

Submission Date and Time:    5/18/2006 3:10 PM____

 

Department: Community Development

Prepared by:  Laura McElhanon, AICP                     

Attachments:         Yes____   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _________________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________

 


ORDINANCE NO. ______

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, CHANGING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY 51 ACRES AND GENERALLY LOCATED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF CR 48, EAST OF THE PALATLAKAHA RIVER, LYING IN SECTIONS 13 AND 14, TOWNSHIP 20 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST, LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA, FROM COUNTY URBAN EXPANSION TO CITY ESTATE RESIDENTIAL; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE (SPRING CREEK).

 

WHEREAS, the City Commission has received written objections, recommendations, and comments from the City of Leesburg Planning Commission acting as the Local Planning Agency, regarding amendment of the Comprehensive Plan of the City of Leesburg, and which has made recommendations to the City Commission for amendment of the Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Commission of the City of Leesburg has held public hearings on the proposed amendment to the plan, in light of written comments, proposals and objections from the general public; 

 

NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, that:

 

Section 1

 

The Comprehensive Plan of the City of Leesburg, adopted by the City of Leesburg on September 22, 2003, pursuant to the Local Government Planning and Land Development Regulations Act of 1985, Chapter 163, Part II, Florida Statutes, after public hearings by the City of Leesburg Planning Commission, is hereby amended in the following manner:

 

The Future Land Use Map is amended by changing the designation of an approximate 51 acre parcel of land generally located on the south side of CR 48, east of the Palatlakaha River, lying in Sections 13 and 14, Township 20 South, Range 24 East, Lake County, Florida, legally described as:

 

BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 20 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST, LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

 

BEGIN AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 13, THENCE RUN N89°58'25"W ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SAID NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 FOR A DISTANCE OF 1324.47 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4; THENCE DEPARTING SAID SOUTH LINE RUN N89°41'39"W FOR A DISTANCE OF 304.24 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE EASTERLY SHORELINE OF THE PALATLAKAHA CREEK; THENCE RUN N31°25'09"W ALONG SAID EASTERLY SHORELINE A DISTANCE OF 77.59 FEET MORE OR LESS; THENCE DEPARTING SAID EASTERLY SHORELINE RUN S89°41'39"E FOR A DISTANCE OF 344.81 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT ON THE WEST LINE OF THE AFORESAID NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4; THENCE RUN N00°06'03"E ALONG SAID WEST LINE FOR A DISTANCE OF 658.98 FEET; THENCE DEPARTING SAID WEST LINE RUN S89°56'23"E FOR A DISTANCE OF 337.90 FEET; THENCE RUN N09°32'23"W FOR A DISTANCE OF 984.15 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 48 SAID POINT BEING ON A CURVE CONCAVE NORTHWEST AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 5779.58 FEET WITH A RADIAL BEARING OF N16°20'23"W; THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE AND SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 8°36'54" AN ARC DISTANCE OF 869.02 FEET TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE N65°02'43"E FOR A DISTANCE OF 373.39 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF AFORESAID SECTION 13; THENCE DEPARTING SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE RUN S00°03'54"W ALONG SAID EAST LINE FOR A DISTANCE OF 835.53 FEET TO THE NE CORNER OF NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 13; THENCE RUN S00°04'13"W ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 A DISTANCE OF 1323.92 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

 

Alternate Key Numbers 1701104, 2935359, 2831081 and 1701082

 

from County Urban Expansion to City Estate Residential as shown on Attachment 1, the revised map of said area. 

 

Section 2.   

 

All ordinances or part of ordinances in conflict with any of the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

 

Section 3. 

 

This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and adoption, according to law. 

 


PASSED AND ADOPTED at the regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, held on the ______ day of __________________, 2006. 

 

THE CITY OF LEESBURG

 

By:_________________________________

            Mayor

ATTEST:

 

___________________________________

City Clerk


ATTACHMENT 1

Satellite imagery available at Google Maps here:

http://www.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=leesburg,+fl&t=h&om=1&ll=28.746967,-81.868916&spn=0.008315,0.021458