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File #: O-539-20    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2020 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 2/25/2021 Final action: 2/25/2021
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT CODE OF ORDINANCES ("LMCO") CHAPTER 161 RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF NEIGHBORHOOD PLANS. (AS AMENDED)
Sponsors: Keisha Dorsey (D-3)
Attachments: 1. O-539-20 V.2 CAM 021621 Neighborhood Plans Ordinance.pdf, 2. O-539-20 ATTACH V.2 CAM 021621 Neighborhood Plans Ordinance.pdf, 3. Clean Version of Amendments with Changes Made on 021621.pdf, 4. O-539-20 V.1 111920 Neighborhood Plans Ordinance.pdf, 5. O-539-20 V.1 Proposed Revisions for Neighborhood Plans Ordinance.pdf, 6. Summary of Neighborhood Plans Ordinance.pdf, 7. ORD 031 2021.pdf

ORDINANCE NO. _____, SERIES 2020

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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT CODE OF ORDINANCES (“LMCO”) CHAPTER 161 RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF NEIGHBORHOOD PLANS. (AS AMENDED)

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SPONSORED BY:  COUNCIL MEMBER KEISHA DORSEY

 

WHEREAS, a new comprehensive plan for Louisville Metro, Plan 2040, was adopted in 2019, which plan recommends an update to LMCO 161.02 to 161.09 (the “Neighborhood Plans Ordinance”); and

                     WHEREAS, Plan 2040’s guiding C.H.A.S.E. principles (Connected, Healthy, Authentic, Sustainable and Equitable) create a more holistic approach to planning and development; and

                     WHEREAS, the neighborhood planning process is dynamic, and the current Neighborhood Plans Ordinance does not reflect current organizational structures and best practices; and

WHEREAS, the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the “Council”) passed Resolution No. 82, Series 2020 on August 20, 2020, requesting a review of policies and procedures for more equitable and inclusive development; and

WHEREAS, the Office of Advanced Planning and Sustainability, with input from the Office of Planning and Design Services and Louisville Forward, has conducted this review, which included a review of various feedback received over the years on the various neighborhood and area plans, and has proposed the following amendments to the Neighborhood Plans Ordinance; and

WHEREAS, based on the review and the evaluation of the Neighborhood Plans Ordinance over time, it is appropriate to make amendments necessary to continue the effectiveness of the Neighborhood Plans Ordinance.

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

 

Section I:                     The attached amendments to LMCO Sections 161.01 to 161.09 are hereby adopted and approved.

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

 

 

 

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Sonya Harward Metro Council Clerk

David James President of the Council

 

 

 

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Greg Fischer Mayor

Approval Date

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND LEGALITY:

 

Michael J. O’Connell

Jefferson County Attorney

 

By:                     ____________________________

 

O-539-20 - Neighborhood Planning Ordinance (as amended) (lf)