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File #: 160769    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: First Reading
File created: 2/16/2017 In control: City Attorney
On agenda: 11/1/2018 Final action:
Title: Text Change - Amending the Land Development Code Related to Sexual Offender Treatment Facilities (B) Ordinance No. 160769 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending the Land Development Code (Chapter 30 of the City of Gainesville Code of Ordinances) by deleting Social Service Facility and Rehabilitation Center as permitted uses and adding Sexual Offender Treatment Facility and Social Service Treatment Facility as permitted uses in certain zoning districts with associated regulations; by amending Section 30-2.1. Definitions; by amending Section 30-4.12. Permitted Uses within transect zoning districts; by amending Section 30-4.16. Permitted Uses in residential zoning districts; by amending Section 30-4.19. Permitted Uses in mixed-use and nonresidential zoning districts; by amending Section 30-4.23. Permitted Uses in special zoning districts; by amending Article V. Use Standards to provide regulations for Sexual Offender Treatment Facilities and Social Service Treatment ...
Attachments: 1. 160769_Staff report and Exhibits 1-4_20170323, 2. 160769_Staff report and Exhibits 1-4_20170427, 3. 160769A_Revised Ordinance - Sexual Offender Treatment Centers_20170427, 4. 160769B_Kyle Bender PPT_20170427, 5. 160769A_Current Petition Proposal_20170706, 6. 160769B_Alternative Recommendation_20170706, 7. 160769C_Staff report and Exhibits 1-4_20170706, 8. 160769D_Revised Ordinance - Sexual Offender Treatment Centers_20170706, 9. 160769E_Kyle Bender PPT_20170706, 10. 160769F_CPB minutes draft_20170706, 11. 160769G_Staff PPT_20170706, 12. 160769H_Memo to Mayor and Commisssion_20170706.pdf, 13. 160769I_Exhibit 1_GPD PPT_ Sex Offense Committed by Sex Offenders 2_20170706.pdf, 14. 160769J_Exhibit 2_Staff PPT_20170706.pdf, 15. 160769_legal opinion_20170706.pdf, 16. 160769_Memo - June 29 2017_20170706.pdf, 17. 160769A_draft ordinance_20180405.pdf, 18. 160769B_Sex Offenses Committed in the City of Gainesville Final.pptx_20181004.pdf, 19. 160769C_Staff PPT_20181004.pdf, 20. 160769A_draft ordinance_20181004, 21. 160769A_draft ordinance_20181101.pdf, 22. 160769C_Staff PPT_20181101.pdf, 23. 160769_Backup from Public_20181101.pdf
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Text Change - Amending the Land Development Code Related to Sexual Offender Treatment Facilities (B)

Ordinance No. 160769
An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending the Land Development Code (Chapter 30 of the City of Gainesville Code of Ordinances) by deleting Social Service Facility and Rehabilitation Center as permitted uses and adding Sexual Offender Treatment Facility and Social Service Treatment Facility as permitted uses in certain zoning districts with associated regulations; by amending Section 30-2.1. Definitions; by amending Section 30-4.12. Permitted Uses within transect zoning districts; by amending Section 30-4.16. Permitted Uses in residential zoning districts; by amending Section 30-4.19. Permitted Uses in mixed-use and nonresidential zoning districts; by amending Section 30-4.23. Permitted Uses in special zoning districts; by amending Article V. Use Standards to provide regulations for Sexual Offender Treatment Facilities and Social Service Treatment Facilities; providing directions to the codifier; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an effective date.

recommendation
The City Commission adopt the proposed ordinance.

explanation
STAFF REPORT

On May 19, 2016, the City Commission heard from several citizens from the Oakview Neighborhood regarding concerns about counseling services for sexual offenders locating in their neighborhood near childcare centers. The City Commission referred this issue to the General Policy Committee for discussion and on May 26, 2016, the consensus of the General Policy Committee was to amend the Land Development Code to clarify definitions and to make it clear where sexual offender treatment would be allowed. Subsequent to that, the City Commission held a public hearing on July 6, 2017, and approved the petition associated with this text amendment to the Land Development Code and authorized the drafting of this ordinance.

This ordinance will amen...

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