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Ordinance 14-20 Code Amendment to Add Farmers’ Market as a Conditional Use in the Central Business District, General Commercial 1 and General Commercial 2 Zoning Districts

Ordinance Summary

An Ordinance of the Homer City Council Amending Homer City Code 21.18.030, Conditional Uses and Structures, 21.24.030, Conditional Uses and Structures, and 21.26.030, Conditional Uses and Structures, to Add Farmers’ Market as a Conditional Use in the Central Business District, General Commercial 1 and General Commercial 2 Zoning Districts. Roberts.

Ordinance ID

14-20

Status

Awaiting Decision

Ordinance Files

Related Meetings

Mon, May 12th, 2014 6:00pm
Mon, Jun 23rd, 2014 6:00pm
Mon, Jul 28th, 2014 6:00pm

Introduction Date

Mon May 12th, 2014

Public Hearing Date

Mon Jul 28th, 2014

Second Reading Date

Mon Jul 28th, 2014

Ordinance Details

CITY OF HOMER

ORDINANCE 14-20

Roberts

AN ORDINANCE OF THE HOMER CITY COUNCIL AMENDING HOMER CITY CODE 21.18.030, CONDITIONAL USES AND STRUCTURES, 21.24.030, CONDITIONAL USES AND STRUCTURES, AND 21.26.030, CONDITIONAL USES AND STRUCTURES, TO ADD FARMERS’ MARKET AS A CONDITIONAL USE IN THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, GENERAL COMMERCIAL 1 AND GENERAL COMMERCIAL 2 ZONING DISTRICTS. 

 

WHEREAS, The Homer City Code defines a Farmers market as a location where the primary activity is the sale of goods grown upon the land of the seller; and

 

WHEREAS, Farmers’ markets are permitted outright in the Town Center Zoning district; and

 

WHEREAS, Farmers’ markets have become popular and necessary parts of communities nation-wide; and

 

WHEREAS, Farmers’ markets should be centrally located in relation to an area’s population.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:

 

Section 1. Homer City Code 21.18.030, Conditional uses and structures, is amended to read as follows:

 

21.18.030 Conditional uses and structures. The following uses may be permitted in the Central Business District when authorized by conditional use permit issued in accordance with Chapter 21.71 HCC:

a. Planned unit developments, excluding all industrial uses;

b. Indoor recreational facilities and outdoor recreational facilities;

c. Mobile home parks;

d. Auto fueling stations;

e. Public utility facilities and structures;

f. Pipeline and railroads;

g. Heliports;

h. Greenhouses and garden supplies;

i. Light or custom manufacturing, repair, fabricating, and assembly, provided such use, including storage of materials, is wholly within an enclosed building;

 

j. Shelter for the homeless, provided any lot used for such shelter does not abut a residential zoning district;

k. More than one building containing a permitted principal use on a lot;

l. Group care homes and assisted living homes;

m. Drive-in car washes, but only on the Sterling Highway from Tract A-1 Webber Subdivision to Heath Street;

n. One small wind energy system having a rated capacity exceeding 10 kilowatts; provided, that it is the only wind energy system of any capacity on the lot;

o. Farmers’ markets;

po. Other uses approved pursuant to HCC 21.04.020.

 

Section 2. Homer City Code 21.24.030, Conditional uses and structures, is amended to read as follows:

 

21.24.030 Conditional uses and structures. The following uses may be permitted in the General Commercial 1 District when authorized by conditional use permit issued in accordance with Chapter 21.71 HCC:

a. Campgrounds;

b. Crematoriums;

c. Multiple-family dwelling;

d. Public utility facility or structure;

e. Mobile home parks;

f. Planned unit developments;

g. Townhouses;

h. Pipelines and railroads;

i. Heliports;

j. Shelter for the homeless, provided any lot used for such shelter does not abut an RO, RR, or UR zoning district;

k. More than one building containing a permitted principal use on a lot;

l. Day care facilities; provided, however, that outdoor play areas must be fenced;

m. Other uses approved pursuant to HCC 21.04.020;

n. Indoor recreational facilities;

o. Outdoor recreational facilities;

p. Farmers’ markets.

 

Section 3. Homer City Code 21.26.030, Conditional uses and structures, is amended to read as follows:

 

21.26.030 Conditional uses and structures. The following uses may be permitted in the General Commercial 2 District when authorized by conditional use permit issued in accordance with Chapter 21.71 HCC:

a. Mobile home parks;

b. Construction camps;

c. Extractive enterprises, including the mining, quarrying and crushing of gravel, sand and other earth products and batch plants for asphalt or concrete;

d. Bulk petroleum product storage above ground;

e. Planned unit developments, excluding residential uses;

f. Campgrounds;

g. Junk yard;

h. Kennels;

i. Public utility facilities and structures;

j. Pipelines and railroads;

k. Impound yards;

l. Shelter for the homeless, provided any lot used for such shelter does not abut an urban, rural or office residential zoning district;

m. More than one building containing a permitted principal use on a lot;

n. Day care facilities; provided, however, that outdoor play areas must be fenced;

o. Group care homes and assisted living homes;

p. Other uses approved pursuant to HCC 21.04.020;

q. Indoor recreational facilities;

r. Outdoor recreational facilities;

s. Farmers’ markets.

 

Section 4.  This Ordinance is of a permanent and general character and shall be included in the City Code.

 

ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, this ____ day of ______________ 2014.

 

CITY OF HOMER

 


______________________
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR

 

ATTEST:



____________________________

JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK

 

 

AYES:

NOES:

ABSTAIN:

ABSENT:

 

First Reading:

Public Hearing:

Second Reading:

Effective Date:

 

 

Reviewed and approved as to form:

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Walt Wrede, City Manager                                                                 Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney

 

Date: _________________________                                                            Date: _________________________