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File #: O-1920-29    Version: 1 Name: North Base Rezoning-Special Use
Type: Zoning Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/19/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action: 1/28/2020
Title: CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE O-1920-29 UPON SECOND AND FINAL READING: AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, AMENDING SECTION 460 OF CHAPTER 22 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF NORMAN SO AS TO REMOVE PART OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW/4) OF SECTION NINETEEN (19), TOWNSHIP NINE (9) NORTH, RANGE TWO (2) WEST OF THE INDIAN MERIDIAN AND THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE/4) OF SECTION TWENTY-FOUR (24), TOWNSHIP NINE (9) NORTH, RANGE THREE (3) WEST OF THE INDIAN MERIDIAN, CITY OF NORMAN, CLEVELAND COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FROM THE A-2, RURAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT AND PLACE THE SAME IN THE I-1, LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT WITH SPECIAL USE FOR MUNICIPAL USES WITH A VARIANCE TO THE EXTERIOR MASONRY REQUIREMENT, OF SAID CITY; AND PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY THEREOF. (NORTH BASE COMPLEX, SOUTH OF ROCK CREEK ROAD BETWEEN FLOOD AVENUE AND GODDARD AVENUE)
Attachments: 1. North Base Slides, 2. City Council Staff Report, 3. O-1920-29, 4. Location Map, 5. Staff Report, 6. Preliminary Development Plan, 7. 12-12-19 PC Minutes - Item 4 - North Base Complex
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CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE O-1920-29 UPON SECOND AND FINAL READING: AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, AMENDING SECTION 460 OF CHAPTER 22 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF NORMAN SO AS TO REMOVE PART OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW/4) OF SECTION NINETEEN (19), TOWNSHIP NINE (9) NORTH, RANGE TWO (2) WEST OF THE INDIAN MERIDIAN AND THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE/4) OF SECTION TWENTY-FOUR (24), TOWNSHIP NINE (9) NORTH, RANGE THREE (3) WEST OF THE INDIAN MERIDIAN, CITY OF NORMAN, CLEVELAND COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FROM THE A-2, RURAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT AND PLACE THE SAME IN THE I-1, LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT WITH SPECIAL USE FOR MUNICIPAL USES WITH A VARIANCE TO THE EXTERIOR MASONRY REQUIREMENT, OF SAID CITY; AND PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY THEREOF. (NORTH BASE COMPLEX, SOUTH OF ROCK CREEK ROAD BETWEEN FLOOD AVENUE AND GODDARD AVENUE)

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SYNOPSIS: The City of Norman is submitting a request for a Preliminary Plat, Land Use Plan Amendment and Rezoning with Special Use for the City of Norman maintenance facilities. The property contains approximately 25.87 acres.

ANALYSIS: In April of 2017, the Planning staff was directed to update/amend the existing Zoning Ordinance to establish a policy for all municipal projects to properly zone the proposed development with a Special Use request. In order for the City to have the greatest flexibility to locate municipal and other public facilities in appropriate locations throughout the City, staff prepared a Zoning Code amendment that allows "municipal uses, public buildings and public utilities" in all zoning districts as a Special Use. The Special Use designation provides Planning Commission and City Council the opportunity to ensure that municipal uses, public buildings and public utilities are in the proper location and enables the approval of conditions that provide protection for surrounding property owners. At the same time, this review process allows approval of variances to specific regulations...

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