Manatee County Government Administrative Building First Floor - Chambers March 2, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.
REVISED March 2, 2017 - Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #3

PA-16-09/Ordinance 17-03 - Airport Impact Overlay Text and Map Amendment - Legislative - Lisa Barrett, Planning Manager

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information


   Lisa Barrett, Planning Manager, 941-748-4501 ext. 6884

   Kelley Klepper, AICP, Kimley-Horn and Associates (Consultant)


   Bobbi Roy, Planning Coordinator, 941-748-4501 ext. 6878

Action Requested


Based upon the evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, the technical support documents, the action of the Planning Commission, and finding the request to be CONSISTENT with the Community Planning Act as codified in applicable portions of Chapter 163, Part II, Florida Statutes and the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan, I move to adopt Ordinance 17-03/Plan Amendment PA-16-09, as recommended by the Planning Commission.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Florida Statutes, Chapter 163, Part II

Background Discussion

• The Florida Legislature has amended Florida Statute 333, Airport Zoning (F.S. 333), effective July 1, 2016, which will impact the airport zoning regulations of almost all airport zoning authorities, including Manatee County, and require amendments to the County’s existing regulations by July 1, 2017.

• F.S. 333 requires that every political subdivision having an airport hazard area (any area where an airport hazard/obstruction might be established) within its territorial limits shall adopt, administer, and enforce in the manner and conditions prescribed in F.S. 333, airport zoning regulations. 

• Manatee County’s Comprehensive Plan, specifically the Future Land Use, Aviation Sub-Element of the Transportation Element, and Definitions, forms the basis for the County’s airport zoning standards located within Chapter 4, Section 401.2 of the Manatee County Land Development Code. The County’s Comprehensive Plan, specifically these Elements, are required to be amended in order to provide consistency between the Plan and the implementing Zoning standards.  In addition to the proposed Comprehensive Plan text amendments, the Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map Series and related Maps are required to be amended to reflect currently adopted noise studies/contours which serve as the basis for the AI Airport Impact Overlay district. 

• Subsequent to these amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Future Land Use Map series, the County will be bringing forward corresponding amendments to Chapter 4 – Zoning, specifically Section 401.2 relating to the Airport Impact (AI) Overlay Zoning District and its requirements. 

• In order to be consistent with State Statute, staff recommends approval of the amendments.

• On December 8, 2016, by a vote of 6 – 0, the Planning Commission recommended approval. Mr. Conerly abstained from this item.

• On January 5, 2017, The Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to transmit to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

• A summary of the public comment heard at the January 5, 2017 Board of County Commissioners public hearing is in the staff report attached to this memo.

• Staff received a “no comment” letter from the Department of Economic Opportunity on February 15, 2017.

• The following agencies responded with “no comment” or “no objection”:

o Southwest Florida Water Management District February 6, 2017
o Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services January 26, 2017
o Florida Department of Environmental Protection February 6, 2017
o Florida Department of Transportation January 31, 2017
o Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council February 23, 2017

• Staff recommends adoption.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Sarah Schenk reviewed and responded by email to Matter 2017-0803 on November 17, 2016.  

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a copy of the signed Ordinance to bobbi.roy@mymanatee.org for distribution to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Staff Report for ADOPTION - Comprehensive Plan Amendment - Airport Regs. - PA-16-09 Ordinance 17-03.pdf
Attachment:  Exhibit A-D (3) (002) (2).pdf
Attachment:  Newspaper Advertising.pdf
Attachment:  Ordinance 17-03 - Airport Regs Comp Plan - Draft Ordinance.pdf
Attachment:  Agency Comments.pdf