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File #: ORD-0435    Version: Name: UDC Subchapter 14 Parkland Standards
Type: Ordinance Status: Held in Council
File created: 10/25/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/27/2018 Final action:
Title: Conduct a public hearing and consider approving an ordinance on first reading with the caption: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 1203-15-02-24 OF THE CITY OF PFLUGERVILLE CODE OF ORDINANCES TITLE XV LAND USAGE, CHAPTER 157 UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE BY AMENDING SUBCHAPTER 14, PARKLAND STANDARDS, BY CLARIFYING PROVISIONS RELATING TO CREDIT FOR PRIVATE PARK AREA AND AMENITIES AND MAKING OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE REVISIONS; REPLACING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; CONTAINING SEVERABILITY AND REPEALER CLAUSES; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF CHAPTER 157, SUBCHAPTER 14 AS A CLASS C MISDEMEANOR AND A FINE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,000; AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (CA1810-07)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance - UDC Subchapter 14 Parkland Standards
Title
Conduct a public hearing and consider approving an ordinance on first reading with the caption: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 1203-15-02-24 OF THE CITY OF PFLUGERVILLE CODE OF ORDINANCES TITLE XV LAND USAGE, CHAPTER 157 UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE BY AMENDING SUBCHAPTER 14, PARKLAND STANDARDS, BY CLARIFYING PROVISIONS RELATING TO CREDIT FOR PRIVATE PARK AREA AND AMENITIES AND MAKING OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE REVISIONS; REPLACING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; CONTAINING SEVERABILITY AND REPEALER CLAUSES; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF CHAPTER 157, SUBCHAPTER 14 AS A CLASS C MISDEMEANOR AND A FINE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,000; AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (CA1810-07)

Summary
Per the 2030 Comprehensive Plan's implementation schedule, the City shall pursue Unified Development Code (UDC) revisions every one to five years. The UDC was most recently revised and adopted in February 2015. The purpose of the proposed code amendments to Subchapter 14, Parkland Standards are to address the following items:
· Established a minimum persons per unit to 1.75 persons per unit for higher density projects in determining the parkland dedication requirement and the Park Development Fee requirement.
· Changed references of Parks and Recreation Commission to Parks and Recreation Advisory Board consistent with the Charter.
· Clarified credit for private park area and amenities.
City Attorney has approved the ordinance as to form.

Planning and Zoning Commission Action
The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the proposed changes at their November 5th meeting by a vote of 6-0.

Projected Future City Council Action
Second reading of this item is currently scheduled for December 11, 2018.

Supporting documents attached:
Ordinance with Subchapter 14 attached as an exhibit within the ordinance.

Recommended Actions
1. Conduct the public hearing.
2. Motion to close the public hearing.
3. Motion to approve the ordinance on first reading, amending the ...

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