Chapter 17.120AMENDMENTS AND RECLASSIFICATIONS

Sections:

17.120.010
Authorized.
17.120.020
Application procedure and hearing notice.
17.120.030
Standards and criteria for granting a reclassification.
17.120.010Authorized.

The city council may, upon proper petition of the affected property owner(s) or upon its own motion or that of the planning commission, and after public hearing, change by ordinance the district boundary lines or some classification as shown on the district maps, and may amend, supplement or change by chapter the regulations herein established.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.120.020Application procedure and hearing notice.

Application for a rezone shall be processed as a Type IV application as outlined in Section 17.100.100, Procedures. Notice of proposed district boundary changes shall be given per the requirements of Section 17.100.110.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.120.030Standards and criteria for granting a reclassification.

The following standards and criteria shall be used by the planning commission and city council to evaluate a request for rezone. Such an amendment shall be granted only if the request is found to be consistent with the following:

1. The proposed rezone is consistent with the comprehensive plan.

2. The proposed rezone and subsequent development would be compatible with development in the vicinity.

3. The proposed rezone will not unduly burden the transportation system in the vicinity of the property with significant adverse impacts which cannot be mitigated.

4. Adequate public utilities and public facilities are available to serve subsequent development.

5. Circumstances have changed substantially since the establishment of the current zoning district to warrant the proposed rezone.

6. The proposed rezone will not adversely affect the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the city.