AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           October 27, 2008

 

From:                          Edward F. Smyth, Jr., Deputy City Manager

 

Subject:                      Ordinance amending Section 25-424 (e) - Miscellaneous signage, Leesburg Code of Ordinance

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends adopting the ordinance to amend Section 25-424 (e) - Miscellaneous signage, of the Code of Ordinance.

Analysis:

During the City Attorney’s review Special Events Ordinance, a conflict was noted in this section. The City Attorney has recommended that this section be amended to make specific reference to the Special Event ordinance.

Options:

1.  Approve the amendment;

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

There is no negative fiscal impact to adopting these amendments to this ordinance.

Submission Date and Time:    11/6/2008 5:07 PM____

 

Department:  Administration_

Prepared by:  __EF Smyth________

Attachments:    Yes____   No ______

Advertised:   __Not Required ______                      

Dates:   ________________________

Attorney Review :    Yes___  No ___

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head _______

 

Finance  Dept. _____JB__________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ______EFS_  _____                                                                         

 

Submitted by:

City Manager __________________

 

Account No. _________________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________

 


ORDINANCE NO. ______

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION 25-424 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA; PERTAINING TO SIGN PERMITS; REFERRING TO THE SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

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

 

SECTION 1.

 

Section 25–424 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Leesburg, Florida, is hereby amended in its entirety to read: 

Sec. 25-424. Permitted signs.

(e) Miscellaneous signage.

 (7) Special events.

a. Temporary signs not prohibited by this chapter are permitted for purposes such as: art festivals; bicycle festivals; civic events; parade of homes; triathlons; fairs; carnivals and rodeos, and other special events as determined by the city manager or designee for which a permit has been issued under the Special Events Ordinance.

b. No signs may be placed in the public right-of-ways. A single permit can be issued to cover all signs on private property for one (1) event.

c. Display of temporary signs for special events shall not exceed fourteen (14) days.

d. Special event signs shall not exceed forty-eight (48) square feet.

e. The placement and removal of special event signs shall be the responsibility of the person or organization sponsoring the event but no such signs shall violate the conditions of the Special Event permit or any portion of the Special Events Ordinance.

f. A permit under this article is not required.

(8) Menu boards must not exceed thirty-two (32) square feet of sign area and must be oriented toward the drive-through area, which it is to serve. Only one (1) outdoor menu board and one (1) pre-menu board shall be permitted, per order window, on a lot. Menu boards must be internally illuminated.


SECTION 2.

 

All ordinances or part of ordinances which are in conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repealed, to the extent necessary to alleviate the conflict, but shall continue in effect insofar as they are not in conflict herewith, unless repeal of the conflicting portion destroys the overall intent and effect of any of the conflicting ordinance, in which case those ordinances so affected shall be hereby repealed in their entirety

 

SECTION 3.

 

If any portion of this Ordinance is declared invalid or unenforceable, and to the extent that it is possible to do so without destroying the overall intent and effect of this Ordinance, the portion deemed invalid or unenforceable shall be severed herefrom and the remainder of the ordinance shall continue in full force and effect as if it were enacted without including the portion found to be invalid or unenforceable.

 

SECTION 4.

 

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 ______________, 2008. 

 

THE CITY OF LEESBURG

 

 

By: __________________________

            Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

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City Clerk