Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 7, 2013
March 7, 2013 Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #3

Authorization to advertise and set public hearings for Ordinance No. 13-04, amending and restating Section 719 of the Land Development Code (Wetlands).


Contact and/or Presenter Information
William E. Clague, Assistant County Attorney, Ext. 3750.

Action Requested
I move to authorize the County Attorney's Office to advertise and set public hearings for consideration of Ordinance No. 13-04.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Part II, Chapter 163, Florida Statutes.

Background Discussion

The CAO has advised the Board of the need to amend and restate Section 719, Wetlands, of the Land Development Code to reflect the County's current wetlands avoidance policies and practices.  The CAO has prepared a draft Ordinance No. 13-04 to address this legal concern.  The Ordinance does not provide for any substantive changes in the current policies and practices of the County, but rather codifies existing policies and practises in accordance with the requirements of Florida Statutes, and makes "housekeeping" changes for clarity and consistency.

The CAO will present the Ordinance to the Manatee County Planning Commission and the County's Planning Review Task Force prior to presenting it to the Board.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

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Reviewing Attorney

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