Unified Land Development Code
Unified Land Development CodeUpdate 2015March 10, 2015Second Public Hearing1
Workshop proposed ULDC changes: 1/27/15
Request to Advertise: 1/27/15
First Public Hearing: 2/24/15
Second Public Hearing: 3/10/15 2ULDC Update ProcessPropose Comprehensive Plan language for limited industrial uses related to wood processing in Rural/Agriculture land use
Create allowance for Mobile Food Trucks
Provide more flexibility for design of pedestrian sidewalks in TNDs.
Define masonry as relates to requirements for walls or screening
3Three BoCC MotionsComprehensive Plan language adopted January 27th
Amend recently adopted Wood Processing Facility code by:
Allowing processing of treated wood products
Limiting square footage of buildings associated with wood processing facility unless otherwise approved by BoCC
Allowing BoCC to determine whether the facility must be on a paved public road
Requires Special Exception approval by BoCC
4Limited Industrial Uses in Rural/AgAdded Mobile Food Sales as a new use on the Use Table in Chapter 404Created requirements in Code:Permit from Growth Management DepartmentSite requirements including placement, sales, hours of operationNot allowed on vacant lotsMay revise further in the future following outcome of Gainesvilles process and review by stakeholders
5Mobile Food Sales
In the Transit Supportive Area sidewalks shall be provided on both sides of streets. The DRC may approve a cross-section that includes a sidewalk on only one side of a street in limited situations where a single sidewalk would not reduce pedestrian circulation. Streetscape elements within the Transit Supportive Area shall include pedestrian scale lighting, street furniture, waste receptacles, locational maps, planters and street trees. Required minimum sidewalk widths are clear widths and additional width may be required to provide streetscape elements.
6Pedestrian Design - TND Sidewalk WidthsSection 407.68(d)7
Where screening is required or proposed in conjunction with a project boundary buffer ...it shall consist of:a.a minimum six foot tall masonry wall, such as brick, stone, granite, concrete block or concrete panels;
b.a minimum six foot tall opaque fence, such as vinyl or wood (no chain link);
9Masonry Wall Section 407.43 6.a.
Section 402.20 (b)2. Demonstration of Good Faith EffortsAn application shall include a demonstration of good faith efforts to comply with applicable time limits by including at least one or more of the following items, dependent upon the type of development order requested for extension:
the completion or status of site development improvements including substantial and on-going site clearing, grading and the substantial and on-going construction of stormwater management facilities, if applicable
10Demonstration of Good Faith Efforts11Other Changes and Clarifications
Section 404.108 DockClarified language and added descriptive picture no new requirements Table 406.16.2 removed two plant species from discourage planting list as they are now on the prohibited planting list:Scratchthroat/coral ardisia and Chinese privet
Section 407.54 Secondary Open SpaceAmended language to clarify that correctly designed stormwater basins may count towards only half of required open space
12Other Changes and ClarificationsCombined Sections 407.75 and 407.83 (d) Family Homestead Subdivisions Added provision that Family Homestead Subdivisions expire within one year of approval if registered survey not recordedprovide owners future assurance of permitting a single family residenceNotice to future owners
13Subdivision Regulation ChangesSection 407.109 Exception from Connection to Centralized Potable Water and Sanitary Sewer System Requirement
Changed requirement from posting of a bond or other financial guarantee to recording of a deed to ensure future connection14Other Changes and ClarificationsSection 407.133 (e)
Additional traffic data. The following additional traffic data collected within one year of final submittal shall be required for class III and class IV connections and may be required by the County Engineer for class II:
15Other Changes and Clarifications407.136 Other Access Management ConsiderationsRevised requirement for left turn lanes Revised Requirement for deceleration lanes 407.136 (b)4Class II, III and IV connections to a two-lane collector or arterial roadway with a posted design speed limit of 45 50 mph or greater shall require a deceleration lane. Class II connections may require a deceleration taper. Final determination on Class II tapers will be based on proposed land use and safety and operational characteristics at the proposed location.
16Other Changes and ClarificationsSection 408.12 Nonconforming Use of Structure deleted maximum size requirement for replacement of nonconforming mobile homes
Chapter 410 DefinitionsAmended/Added definitionsEntertainment and Rec, Floor Area Ratio, Gross Floor Area, Junk, Wood Processing Facility17Other Changes and ClarificationsConvene as the Land Development Regulation Commission and find the proposed amendments consistent with the Alachua County Comprehensive Plan as provided in the staff report.
Adopt the ordinance amending the Unified Land Development Code.18Staff Recommendation