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File #: O-259-19    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/31/2019 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 4/23/2020 Final action: 4/23/2020
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE RELATING TO TREES AND TREE CANOPY (19AMEND1003)(AS AMENDED).
Sponsors: Bill Hollander (D-9), Madonna Flood (D-24), Brandon Coan (D-8), David James (D-6)
Attachments: 1. O-259-19 V.5 CAM 031020 Case No 19AMEND1003.pdf, 2. O-259-19 V.4 CAM 022520 Case No 19AMEND1003.pdf, 3. 19amend1003_MC PRES_022520.pdf, 4. O-259-19 V.3 CAM 021120 Case No 19AMEND1003.pdf, 5. O-259-19 V.2 CAM 111219 Case No 19AMEND1003.pdf, 6. 19amend1003_MC PRES_102919.pdf, 7. 19amend1003_MC PRES_101519.pdf, 8. O-259-19 V.1 082219 Case No 19AMEND1003.pdf, 9. 19AMEND1003.pdf, 10. 19AMEND1003_Davey Urban Tree Canopy Assessment 2015.pdf, 11. 19amend1003_Ordinance_072619.pdf, 12. 19AMEND1003_other min.pdf, 13. 19AMEND1003_pc hearing 07.24.2019 mins.pdf, 14. 19amend1003_Planning Committee minutes.pdf, 15. 19amend1003_Public Comment and Presentations.pdf, 16. 19AMEND1003_staff reports.pdf, 17. Tree Removal Permit Example.pdf, 18. ORD 050 2020 (1 of 2).pdf, 19. ORD 050 2020 (2 of 2).pdf
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3/10/20204 Planning and Zoning Committee amended  Action details Meeting details Video Video
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2/11/20202 Planning and Zoning Committee amendedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
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10/1/20191 Planning and Zoning Committee untabledPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/1/20191 Planning and Zoning Committee tabledPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/17/20191 Planning and Zoning Committee recommended for approval  Action details Meeting details Video Video
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ORDINANCE NO. _______________, SERIES 2020
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE RELATING TO TREES AND TREE CANOPY (19AMEND1003)(AS AMENDED).
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBERS FLOOD, HOLLANDER, COAN, AND PRESIDENT JAMES
WHEREAS, the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the "Council") passed Resolution 146, Series 2018 directing the Planning Commission to review the Land Development Code ("LDC") with regard to the preservation and planting of trees; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Committee of the Planning Commission conducted meetings on February 25, 2019, March 11, 2019, April 8, 2019, and May 28, 2019 and the Planning and Design Services staff held a series of community meetings to gather input regarding trees and tree canopies. Interested stakeholders from the real estate industry and members of the general public participated in these meetings and discussions; and
WHEREAS, Planning and Design Services staff has concluded that the proposed amendments are consistent with the applicable policies of Plan 2040; and
WHEREAS, on July 24, 2019, the Planning Commission recommended that the Metro Council adopt the proposed revised regulations as set forth in its minutes.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: Chapter 1 of the LDC, Section 1.2.2 - Definitions, is amended to add the following definitions:
Clear-cutting - Harvesting, clearing, or removal of 20% or more of the existing trees located on a lot or development site.


Tree Canopy Protection Credit Area (TCPA TCCA) - An area of tree canopy preserved to meet the requirements of Chapter 10, Part 1 Tree Canopy.

Temporary Tree Preservation Protection Areas (TTPAs) - represent those portions of the development site to be left undisturbed during development of roadways, utilities and similar infrastructure. TTPAs are not permanent pr...

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