The Planning staff and Planning Commission recommend approval of the proposed small-scale comprehensive plan amendment to the City’s adopted Growth Management Plan.
The project site is approximately .22 acres. The property is generally located on the west side of Vista Avenue, north of U.S. Highway 441, south of Shademoor Drive. The project site is ten or less acres and is, therefore, considered a small-scale comprehensive land use plan amendment. 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 ten acres or less. At that time, the Department will determine that it is a local issue and not subject to Department review.
Currently, the property is a single family residential home. The surrounding Future Land Use Map designation around the subject property is LC Regional Commercial. The existing Land Use designation for the subject property is LC Regional Commercial. The proposed future land use designation of City General Commercial, which is consistent with the City’s adopted Growth Management Plan and would allow for the development of the property for commercial uses.
The Planning Commission held a public hearing on the application on December 11, 2008 and by a vote of 5 to 0, recommended approval.
1. Approve the requested small scale comprehensive plan amendment to City General Commercial.
2. Other such action as the Commission may deem appropriate.
There is no fiscal impact to the City.
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ORDINANCE NO. ______
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR THE CITY OF LEESBURG, CHANGING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY 0.22 ACRES, BEING generally located on the west side of Vista Avenue, north of U.S. Highway 441 and south of Shademoor Drive, LYING IN SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 19 SOUTH, RANGE 25 EAST, LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA, FROM COUNTY URBAN TO GENERAL COMMERCIAL; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (VICKIE WOODS HYPES)
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 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 Growth Management 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 the parcel of land generally located on the west side of Vista Avenue, north of U.S. Highway 441 and south of Shademoor Drive, lying in Section 23, Township 19 South, Range 25 East, Lake County, Florida, legally described as:
(See Exhibit A)
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from County LC Regional Commercial to City General Commercial 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 __________________, 2009.
THE CITY OF LEESBURG
Lot 41 and the South ½ of Lot 42, in Shademoor Acres, a subdivision in Lake County, Florida, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 14, Page 16, Public Records of Lake County, Florida; also described as: From the Northeast corner of the Southwest ¼ of the Northwest ¼ of Section 23, Township 19 South, Range 25 East, run West 362.03 feet, thence South 275.92 feet for a point of beginning, thence South 75 feet, thence West 138.81 feet, thence North 75 feet, thence East 138.81 feet to the point of beginning.
Alternate Key # 1734681