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Ordinance #: 02-07-2019
CITY OF ELKINS, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS
AN ORDINANCE REZONING APPROXIMATELY 2.59 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF HIGHWAY 16 AND OAKWOODS DRIVE FROM SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL (R-l) TO MEDIUM HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (R-3).
WHEREAS, an Application for Rezoning was filed with the City of Elkins on the 15th day of August. 2018 by Calvin Tackett, requesting that the City of Elkins to rezone approximately 2.59 acres of real property located at the corner of Highway 16 and Oakwoods Drive. City of Elkins, Arkansas described therein and herein from Single Family Residential (R-l) to Medium High Density Residential (R-3); and
WHEREAS, after due notice as required by law, the Elkins Planning Commission, at the time and place mentioned in the notice held a public hearing, heard all persons desiring to be heard on the question of the proposed rezone and has ascertained that the rezoning requested should be approved and has recommended approval to the Elkins City Council; and
WHEREAS, the Elkins City Council has determined that public interest and welfare will not be adversely affected by the requested rezoning and that the land shall be rezoned as recommended by the Planning Commission.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED, by the City Council of the City of Elkins, as follows:
Section 1. The City of Elkins hereby changes the zone classification from Single Family Residential (R-l) to Medium High Density Residential (R-3) for certain real property located at the corner of Highway 16 and Oakwoods Drive, more particularly described as:[See Exhibit “A” attached hereto]
Section 2. This ordinance shall have full force and effect from and after its passage. Any ordinance or parts thereof in conflict with this ordinance is hereby repealed and declared invalid.
Section 3. The official zoning map of the City of Elkins, Arkansas is hereby amended to reflect the zoning change provided in Section 1 hereof.
Section 4. Emergency Clause. It has come to the attention of the City Council that this rezone was recommended by the Planning Commission in September of 2018 and it was an oversight that this rezone ordinance was not adopted at the next regular meeting in October of 2018. Therefore, in order to provide for orderly growth and insure that the beneficial effects of this ordinance are realized as soon as possible, an emergency is declared and in order to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Elkins, this ordinance shall be in full effect from the date of is passage.
|PASSED AND APPROVED this 7th day of February 2019.|