Current Public Hearing and Notice Codes

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Sec. 24-51. - Notice of public hearings.
Notice of all public hearings required under these land development regulations shall be provided by
the city manager or designee in accordance with the following provisions:
Amendments to the text of the adopted comprehensive plan, future land use map
series, or site-specic
comprehensive plan amendments:
Public hearings. The local planning agency and the local governing body each shall
hold at least one (1) public hearing on a proposed amendment to the text of the
adopted comprehensive plan, the future land use map series, or a site-specic
comprehensive plan amendment, prior to transmittal of the proposed amendment
to the state planning agency pursuant to F.S. § 163.3184. Upon receipt of written
comments from the state planning agency, the local governing body shall hold at
least one (1) additional public hearing to adopt the proposed amendment, adopt
the amendment with changes, or not adopt the amendment.
Both the local planning agency and the local governing body public hearing
held at the transmittal stage shall be held on a weekday at least ten (10) days
after notice is published pursuant to the requirements specied
in subsection
(a)(2) below, and the local governing body public hearing held at the adoption
stage shall be held on a weekday at least ten (10) days after the second notice
is published pursuant to the requirements specied
in subsection (a)(2) below.
Notice. All notices regarding the amendment process, including public hearings,
for comprehensive plans shall be as required by F.S. § 163.3184 and § 166.041,
unless otherwise specied.
Published notice. At least ten (10) calendar days prior to each public hearing
held by either the local planning agency or the local governing body, the city
manager or designee shall have published an advertisement giving notice of
the public hearing.
The required published notice shall be no less than one-quarter (¼) page
in a standard size or a tabloid size newspaper, and the headline of the
notice shall be in a type no smaller than eighteen (18) point. The notice
shall not be placed in that portion of the newspaper where legal notices
and classied
advertisements appear. The notice shall be published in a
newspaper of general paid circulation in the city and of general interest
and readership in the community, not one of limited subject matter,
pursuant to Chapter 50, Florida Statutes. Whenever possible, the notice
shall appear in a newspaper that is published at least ve
(5) working days
a week, unless the only newspaper in the city is published less frequently.
The notice shall be in substantially the following form:
b.
c.
(b)
NOTICE OF CHANGE OF LAND USE
The City of Atlantic Beach proposes to change the use of land within
the area shown in the map in this notice.
A public hearing on the proposal will be held on (date and time) at
(place).
The notice shall also contain a geographic location map which clearly
indicates the area covered by the proposal. The map shall include major
street names as a means of identication
of the area. The notice shall also
state the places within the boundary of the City of Atlantic Beach where
the proposed amendment may be inspected by the public. The notice
shall also advise that interested parties may appear at the meeting and be
heard regarding the transmittal or adoption of the amendment.
Mailed notice. At least thirty (30) calendar days prior to each public hearing,
the city manager or designee shall provide notice by mail of each public
hearing to each real property owner whose land is subject to the
amendment, and to all owners of real property within three hundred (300)
feet of the periphery of the subject property, whose names and addresses
are known by reference to the latest ad valorem tax records published by the
county property appraiser. The notice shall state the substance of the
proposed amendment as it aects
that property owner and shall set a time
and place for one or more public hearings on such amendment. A copy of the
notice shall be kept available for public inspection during the regular
business hours of the oce
of the clerk of the governing body.
Posted notice. At least fourteen (14) calendar days prior to each public
hearing, a sign identifying the request, including date, time and location of
the public hearing, shall be posted on the subject parcel. Such sign shall be
erected in full view of the public street. Where the property subject to the
request does not have frontage on a public street, a sign shall be erected at
the nearest public right-of-way with an attached notation indicating the
general direction and distance to the land subject to the application. Sign(s)
shall be removed after a decision is rendered on the application. The failure
of any such posted notice sign to remain in place after the notice has been
posted shall not be deemed a failure to comply with this requirement, nor
shall it be grounds to challenge the validity of any decision made by the local
planning agency or the local governing body.
Amendments to the text of the land development regulations including revisions to the
(1)
a.
1.
list of permitted, conditional or prohibited uses within a zoning category or the ocial
zoning map.
Public hearings. The local planning agency shall hold one (1) public hearing and the
local governing body shall hold two (2) public hearings on a proposed amendment
that changes the ocial
zoning map, or that changes the text of the land
development regulations, including revision to the list of permitted, conditional or
prohibited uses within a zoning category.
The second public hearing before the local governing body shall be held
approximately two (2) weeks after the rst
public hearing. The day, time, and
place at which the second hearing before the local governing body will be held
shall be announced at the rst
public hearing. The public hearings shall be held
after 5:00 p.m. on a weekday.
Notice. All notices regarding the amendment process, including public hearings,
for the ocial
zoning map or the text of the land development regulations,
including revision to the list of permitted, conditional, or prohibited uses within
a zoning category, shall be in accordance with F.S. § 166.041, unless otherwise
specied.
Published notice. At least ten (10) calendar days prior to each public hearing
held by either the local planning agency or the local governing body, the city
manager or designee shall have published an advertisement giving notice of
the public hearing.
The required published notice shall be no less than two (2) columns wide
by ten (10) inches long in a standard size or a tabloid size newspaper, and
the headline of the notice shall be in a type no smaller than eighteen (18)
point. The notice shall not be placed in that portion of the newspaper
where legal notices and classied
advertisements appear. The notice shall
be published in a newspaper of general paid circulation in the city and of
general interest and readership in the community, not one of limited
subject matter. The notice shall state the date, time, place of the public
hearing, the subject of the meeting, and the place or places within the
boundaries of the city where the proposed amendment may be inspected
by the public. The notice shall also advise that interested parties may
appear at the meeting and be heard regarding the amendment.
Published notices for amendments to the ocial
zoning map shall be in
substantially the following form:
NOTICE OF ZONING CHANGE
2.
3.
The City of Atlantic Beach proposes to adopt Ordinance No.
____________ rezoning (changing the permitted use of) the land within
the area shown in the map of this advertisement.
A public hearing on the rezoning will be held on (date and time) at
(meeting place).
The notice shall also contain a geographic location map which clearly
indicates the area covered by the proposed ordinance. The map
shall include major street names as a means of identication
of the
area.
Published notices for amendments to the text of the land development
regulations that change the actual list of permitted, conditional, or
prohibited uses within a zoning category shall be in substantially the
following form:
NOTICE OF ZONING CODE (LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS)
TEXT CHANGE
The City of Atlantic Beach proposes to adopt Ordinance No.
____________ amending the text of the zoning code (land development
regulations). The amendment will aect
the land located within the
area shown in the map of this advertisement.
A public hearing on the proposed text change will be held on (date
and time) at (meeting place).
The notice shall also contain a geographic location map which clearly
indicates the area covered by the proposed ordinance. The map
shall include major street names as a means of identication
of the
area.
Published notices for amendments to the text of the land development
regulations that do not change the actual list of permitted, conditional,
or prohibited uses within a zoning category shall be advertised as
follows. At least ten (10) calendar days but not more than thirty (30)
calendar days in advance of each public hearing, the city manager or
designee shall have published a notice of such hearing in a newspaper
of general circulation in the city. The notice of public hearing shall state
the date, time and place of the meeting, the application number or the
title of the proposed ordinance, and the place or places where such
application or proposed ordinance may be inspected by the public. The
b.
c.
(c)
(1)
(2)
a.
notice shall also advise that interested parties may appear at the public
hearing and be heard with respect to the application or proposed
ordinance.
Mailed notice. At least thirty (30) calendar days prior to each public hearing,
the city manager or designee shall provide notice by mail of each public
hearing to each real property owner whose land is subject to the
amendment, and to all owners of real property within three hundred (300)
feet of the periphery of the subject property, whose names and addresses
are known by reference to the latest ad valorem tax records published by the
county property appraiser. The notice shall state the substance of the
application or proposed ordinance as it aects
that property owner and shall
set a time and place for one or more public hearings on such ordinance. A
copy of the notice shall be kept available for public inspection during the
regular business hours of the oce
of the clerk of the governing body.
Posted notice. At least fourteen (14) calendar days prior to each public
hearing, a sign identifying the request, including date, time and location of
the public hearing, shall be posted on the subject parcel. Such sign shall be
erected in full view of the public street on each street side of the land subject
to the application. Where the property subject to the request does not have
frontage on a public street, a sign shall be erected at the nearest public rightof-way
with an attached notation indicating the general direction and
distance to the land subject to the application. Sign(s) shall be removed after
a decision is rendered on the application. The failure of any such posted
notice sign to remain in place after the notice has been posted shall not be
deemed a failure to comply with this requirement, nor shall it be grounds to
challenge the validity of any decision made by the local planning agency or
the local governing body.
Request for variance from or waiver of land development regulations.
Public hearings. The local planning agency shall hold one (1) public hearing on
applications for variances from land development regulations, and the local
governing body shall hold one (1) public hearing on applications for waivers of
land development regulations.
Notice.
Published notice. At least ten (10) calendar days prior to each public hearing,
the city manager or designee shall have published an advertisement giving
notice of the public hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the City
of Atlantic Beach. The notice of the public hearing shall state the date, time
and place of the public hearing, and the place where such application may be
b.
c.
(d)
(1)
(2)
a.
b.
inspected by the public. The notice shall also advise that interested parties
may appear at the public hearing and be heard with respect to the
application.
Mailed notice. At least fourteen (14) calendar days prior to each public
hearing, the city manager or designee shall provide notice by mail of the
public hearing to all property owners within three hundred (300) feet of the
subject property, whose names and addresses are known by reference to the
latest ad valorem tax records published by the county property appraiser.
The notice shall state the substance of the application and shall set a time
and place for the public hearing. A copy of the notice shall be kept available
for public inspection during the regular business hours of the oce
of the
clerk of the governing body.
Posted notice. At least fourteen (14) calendar days prior to each public
hearing, a sign identifying the request, including date, time and location of
the public hearing, shall be posted on the subject parcel. Such sign shall be
erected in full view of the public street on each street side of the land subject
to the application. Where the property subject to the request does not have
frontage on a public street, a sign shall be erected at the nearest public rightof-way
with an attached notation indicating the general direction and
distance to the land subject to the application. Sign(s) shall be removed after
a decision is rendered on the application. The failure of any such posted
notice sign to remain in place after the notice has been posted shall not be
deemed a failure to comply with this requirement, nor shall it be grounds to
challenge the validity of any decision made by the local planning agency or
the local governing body.
Request for use-by-exception.
Public hearings. The local planning agency and the local governing body shall each
hold one (1) public hearing on use-by-exception applications.
Notice.
Published notice. At least ten (10) calendar days prior to each public hearing,
the city manager or designee shall have published an advertisement giving
notice of the public hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the City
of Atlantic Beach. The notice of the public hearing shall state the date, time
and place of the public hearing, and the place where such application may be
inspected by the public. The notice shall also advise that interested parties
may appear at the public hearing and be heard with respect to the
application.
Mailed notice. At least fourteen (14) calendar days prior to each public
c.
(e)
hearing, the city manager or designee shall provide notice by mail of the
public hearing to all property owners within three hundred (300) feet of the
subject property, whose names and addresses are known by reference to the
latest ad valorem tax records published by the county property appraiser.
The notice shall state the substance of the application and shall set a time
and place for the public hearing. A copy of the notice shall be kept available
for public inspection during the regular business hours of the oce
of the
clerk of the governing body.
Posted notice. At least fourteen (14) days prior to each public hearing, a sign
identifying the request, including date, time and location of the public
hearing, shall be posted on the subject parcel. Such sign shall be erected in
full view of the public street on each street side of the land subject to the
application. Where the property subject to the request does not have
frontage on a public street, a sign shall be erected at the nearest public rightof-way
with an attached notation indicating the general direction and
distance to the land subject to the application. Sign(s) shall be removed after
a decision is rendered on the application. The failure of any such posted
notice sign to remain in place after the notice has been posted shall not be
deemed a failure to comply with this requirement, nor shall it be grounds to
challenge the validity of any decision made by the local planning agency or
the local governing body.
Contest. If no aggrieved party contests the issue of proper notice within thirty (30) days
of the city commission rendering its decision, then notice shall be deemed to be in
compliance with this section.
(Ord. No. 90-10-212, § 2(Exh. A), 3-8-10; Ord. No. 90-12-215, § 1, 11-13-12)


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