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Ordinance_1-19-12

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 11, CHAPTER 11.04 OF
THE ELKINS MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROVIDE FOR A
WAIVER OF PERMIT FEES UPON APPROVAL BY THE
ELKINS CITY COUNCIL.

WHEREAS, occasionally, projects and programs are proposed and implemented which
provide significant direct or indirect benefits to a segment or the whole of the City, which projects or
programs should be recognized as being highly valuable to the Community of Elkins,

WHEREAS, the City Council should be allowed, on a case by case basis, to show the
gratitude and appreciation of the community and specifically the City for the anticipated contribution
to the community.

WHEREAS, the City Council believes that one way to accomplish that recognition would be
to waive some or perhaps even all of the fees associated with construction permits for such projects.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, That,

Section 1: Section 11.04.01 Permit Fees of Chapter 11.04 of Title 11 of the Elkins
Municipal Code is hereby amended by adding the following language after the first sentence thereof.

"Upon request by an entity or organization desiring to proceed with construction of a
facility, building or complex which, when completed and working, will result in a
significant contribution to the education, health or wellbeing of the community, or a
particular segment of this community, the City Council may determine to waive some
or all of the plan review and/or construction permit fees (building, electrical,
plumbing, mechanical and/or HV A C). Such determination by the Council will be on
a case by case basis and dependent upon the expected contribution of the facility,
building or complex. The request shall be made prior to or at the time application for
permits is made."

Section 2: This ordinance and the amendment to the Elkins Municipal Code shall be
effective from the  1st day of April  2012 forward.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 15th Day of March 2012.

 

 

 

 

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