City of Homer
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TO: Mayor Hornaday and Homer City Council
THRU: Walt Wrede, City Manager
FROM: Rick Abboud, City Planner
DATE: May 21, 2012
SUBJ: DRAFT ORDINANCE 12-XX, AMENDING HOMER CITY CODE HCC 21.60.060, TABLE 3, PERMITTED SIGN CHARACTERISTICS (ALLOWING INSTITUTIONAL SIGNS TO INCLUDE AN OPTION FOR USE OF A “CHANGEABLE COPY” FORMAT)
In accordance with HCC 21.95.060 (d), the Planning Commission is submitting its written recommendation regarding a proposed legislative amendment submitted to them by petition. The petition was verified by the City Clerk and Planning Commission held a public hearing at their meeting on May 16, 2012. No other testimony was provided outside of the petitioner’s.
Proposed Code Amendment
This is a legislative amendment would allow for all institutions (e.g. churches, schools and hospitals) located in the Rural Residential, Urban Residential, and Residential Office districts the option of using a “changeable copy” format for signage.
Planning Commission recommendation:
The Planning Commission voted 2 in favor of and 5 against the proposed ordinance.
Review by City Council
HCC 21.95.070, Review by City Council. After receiving the recommendations of the Planning Commission regarding an amendment proposal, the City Council shall consider the amendment proposal in accordance with the ordinance enactment procedures in the Homer City Code. The City Council may adopt the proposed amendment as submitted or with amendments, or reject the proposed amendment.
1. Draft Ordinance 11-XX
2. Petition and application
3. Staff Report 12-21
4. PC minutes of 5-15-2012