The Planning staff and Planning Commission recommend approval of the request to vacate a utility easement in Greenleaf Business Centre Subdivision. (See attached Planning Commission recommendation).
The vacation of this easement is requested by the property owner. Lots 7 and 8 were purchased by the same person for the construction of their warehouse. A ten foot wide utility easement was recorded along this property line as part of the Greenleaf Business Centre Plat. The easement to be vacated is not currently used as a public easement and is not needed for future use. All required utility easements are provided by the applicant in other areas of the development where necessary.
1. Approve the request to vacate this utility easement of Greenleaf Business Centre Subdivision.
2. Other action the Commission may deem appropriate.
No fiscal impact is anticipated as a result of the vacation of this utility easement.
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, VACATING A PORTION (0.22 ACRES) OF THE PLAT OF GREENLEAF BUSINESS CENTRE, PLAT BOOK 00058, PAGES 42-43, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PROPERTY IS GENERALLY LOCATED NORTH OF TALLY ROAD, EAST OF THOMAS AVENUE AND WEST OF THE ACL RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY, LYING IN SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 19 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST, LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, that:
The City Commission of The City of Leesburg, Florida, finding that the following-described real property is not needed for public purposes, therefore the portion of said Greenleaf Business Centre, legally described below, is hereby closed, vacated, abandoned and relinquished, as a public easement and all rights of the public in and to said easement are vacated and abandoned:
THE TEN-FOOT WIDE UTILITIES EASEMENT THAT RUNS ALONG THE COMMON LOT LINE BETWEEN LOT 7 AND LOT 8 GREENLEAF BUSINESS CENTRE (PLAT BOOK 58, PAGES 42 AND 43), LESS THE WESTERN-MOST 10.19 FEET AND THE EASTERN-MOST 40.00 FEET.
The intent of this vacation is to nullify the right of the public to the use of the easement, as legally described above.
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, FLORIDA