The Planning staff recommends approval of the proposed amendment to the Citys adopted Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map by changing the Future Land Use classification from County Urban Expansion to City Low Density Residential. The Planning Commission will hold a hearing on this request on May 18, 2006.
The project site is approximately 14 acres. The general location is east of US Highway 27 and south of Commander Road. 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 Expansion
South County Urban Expansion
East County Urban Expansion
West City Commerce
The Land Use for the property is currently County Urban Expansion. The proposed designation of City Low Density Residential is consistent with the Citys adopted Comprehensive Plan.
The existing land uses surrounding the property are:
North undeveloped and single family residential
East mobile home park
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 Citys 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.
1. To approve or disapprove the proposed City Future Land Use Map amendment designating the site as City Low Density Residential and Conservation.
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate.
This large-scale comprehensive plan amendment will have no direct fiscal impact on the City of Leesburg.
Department: Community Development
Prepared by: Laura McElhanon, AICP
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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 14 ACRES AND GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF US HIGHWAY 27 AND SOUTH OF COMMANDER ROAD, LYING IN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 20 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST, LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA, FROM COUNTY URBAN EXPANSION TO CITY LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND CONSERVATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE (JK VENTURES/JOHN SMITH).
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;
BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, that:
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 14 acre parcel of land generally located east of US Highway 27 and South of Commander Road, lying in Section 14, Township 20 South, Range 24 East, Lake County, Florida, legally described as:
Commence at the Northwest corner of the Northeast ¼ of Section 14, Township 20 South, Range 24 East in Lake County, Florida, and run South 89°2646 East along the North line of the Northeast ¼ a distance of 474.06 feet to a point on the East right-of-way line of U.S. Highway No. 27, said point being a nail in tab in pavement labeled LB707; thence South 11°0000 East along said Easterly right-of-way line of U.S. Highway No. 27, a distance of 25.40 feet to a point on the South right-of-way line of Commander Road; said point being an iron pin labeled LB707; thence South 89°2646 East along said South right-of-way line of Commander Road, a distance of 306.20 feet to an iron pin labeled LB707 and the point of beginning of this description; from said point of beginning, continue South 89°2646 East along said South right-of-way line of Commander Road 337.78 feet to an iron pin labeled LB707; thence leaving said South right-of-way line, run South 0°2837 West, 187.98 feet to an iron pin labeled LB707; thence South 89°2643 East, 200.00 feet to an iron pin labeled LB707; thence North 0°2837 East, 67.98 feet to an iron pin labeled LB707; thence South 89°2643 East, 165.30 feet to an iron pin labeled LB707; thence continue South 89°2643 East, 130.45 feet to the centerline of the right of way of the Palatlakaha River; said right of way being 200 feet in width; thence Southwesterly along and with said centerline of the Palatlakaha River right-of-way; said right of way being 200 feet in width and lying 100 feet each side of the following described centerline; thence South 46°2059 West, 13.28 feet; thence South 76°1509 West, 139.00 feet; thence South 08°5809 West, 107.00 feet; thence South 54°3551 East, 187.00 feet; thence South 03°3609 West 167.00 feet; thence South 66°0439 West, 267.00 feet; thence South 02°2309 West, 261.00 feet; thence South 23°0809 West, 264.14 feet to a point hereby designated as Point A; return to the point of beginning and run South 11°0000 East, parallel with the Easterly right-of-way line of U.S. Highway No. 27 a distance of 1228.23 feet to an iron pin labeled LB707; thence North 79°0000 East, 103.34 feet to a concrete monument labeled LB707; thence continue North 79°0000 East, 120.82 feet to intersect the aforementioned Point A, LESS that part lying in the Southwest ¼ of the Northeast ¼ of the Northeast ¼ of Section 14, Township 20 South, Range 24 East in Lake County, Florida.
Alternate Key Number 3826510
Commence at the Northeast corner of the Northwest ¼ of the Northeast ¼ of Section 14, Township 20 South, Range 24 East, in Lake County, Florida and run W. 00°4225 W. along the East line of the Northwest ¼ of the Northeast ¼, a distance of 25.00 feet to the South right-of-way line of Commander Road and the Point of Beginning of this description; from said Point of Beginning, continue S. 00°4225 W. along the East line of the Northwest ¼ of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 14, a distance of 100.00 feet; thence S. 89°1255 E. parallel with the North line of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 14 a distance of 301.90 feet to a point on the centerline of Palatlakaha River; thence S. 46°3450 W. along the centerline of said Palatlakaha River 28.64 feet; thence N. 89°1255 W. parallel with and 145 feet South of the North line of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 14, when measured at right angles thereto, a distance of 281.33 feet to the East line of the Northwest ¼ of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 14; thence S. 00°4225 W. along the East line of the Northwest ¼ of the Northeast ¼ a distance of 70.34 feet; thence N. 89°1255 W. parallel with the North line of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 14 a distance of 200.00 feet; thence N. 00°4225 E., 190.34 feet to the South right-of-way line of Commander Road; thence S. 89°1255 E. along the South right-of-way of said Commander Road 200.00 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Alternate Key Number 3338057
from County Urban Expansion to City Low Density Residential and Conservation as shown on Attachment 1, the revised map of said area.
All ordinances or part of ordinances in conflict with any of the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.
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
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