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File #: O-404-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2020 In control: Planning and Zoning Committee
On agenda: 9/17/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8.2.1 OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE ("LDC") REGARDING CHANGING IMAGE SIGNS (CASE NO. 20-LDC-0002).
Sponsors: James Peden (R-23)
Attachments: 1. O-404-20 V.1 090320 - Amend LDC 8.2.1 Re Changing Image Signs.pdf, 2. 20-LDC-0002.pdf, 3. 20-LDC-0002_PC _Minutes.pdf, 4. 20-LDC-0002_Staff Reports.pdf, 5. ORD 115 2020.pdf
Related files: 20-LDC-0002

ORDINANCE NO. _______________, SERIES 2020

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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8.2.1 OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (“LDC”) REGARDING CHANGING IMAGE SIGNS (CASE NO. 20-LDC-0002).

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SPONSORED BY:  COUNCIL MEMBER PEDEN

                     WHEREAS, the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (“Council”) adopted Resolution 023, Series 2020 on February 20, 2020 requesting that the Louisville Metro Planning Commission (“Planning Commission”) research and proposed amendments to the LDC related to changing image signs; and

                     WHEREAS, the Planning Committee of the Planning Commission reviewed amendments drafted by Planning and Design Services (“PDS”) pursuant to that resolution on May 5, 2020 and voted to send them to the full Planning Commission for a public hearing; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on those amendments on August 20, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission considered the record and testimony relative to those amendments and recommended the approval of amendments to the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (“Council”); and

WHEREAS, the Council approves and accepts the recommendation of the Planning Commission as set forth in Planning Commission Resolution 20-LDC-0002.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AS FOLLOWS:

 

                     SECTION I:                     Chapter 8 of the LDC, Section 8.2.1 - Sign Illumination and Movement is hereby amended as follows:

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                     D.                     Changing image signs (includes electronic changeably copy signs and time and temperature signs) shall conform to the following standards:

                     

6.                     Freestanding or attached signs that include changing image signs shall not be closer than 300 feet to a residentially used property or a property in a residential zoninged district (excluding properties exclusively unless the residentially zoned property is used for a non-residential purposes (e.g. church or school) or the changing image sign is not visible to the residentially zoned residential property.

 

                     SECTION II:                     This Ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and approval.

 

_______________________________                                          ________________________________

Sonya Harward                                                                                                         David James

Metro Council Clerk                                                                                                         President of the Council

 

 

 

 

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Greg Fischer                                                                                                                              Approval Date

Mayor

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND LEGALITY:

 

Michael J. O’Connell

Jefferson County Attorney

 

 

By:  ____________________________

O-404-20 Amend LDC 8.2.1 Re Changing Image Signs.docx (TF)