Journal-World classified (published 02/15/2013)

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World
February 8, 2013)

ORDINANCE NO. 8805

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY
OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, REZONING APPROXIMATELY
32.5 ACRES [AND ADJACENT
RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY]
FROM I-4 (HEAVY INDUSTRIAL) AND VC (VALLEY
CHANNEL) DISTRICTS TO
UR-FP (URBAN RESERVE -
FLOODPLAIN OVERLAY) DISTRICT AND AMENDING THE
CITY'S "OFFICIAL ZONING
DISTRICT MAP," INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO
THE CITY CODE AT CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 1, SECTION
20-108 OF THE "CODE OF
THE CITY OF LAWRENCE,
KANSAS, 2011 EDITION,"
AND AMENDMENTS
THERETO.

WHEREAS, on August 7,
2012, the Governing Body of
the City of Lawrence initiated the rezoning of the
subject property, the legal
description of which is set
forth at Section 2, infra, and
filed with the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Planning Office, Rezoning
Application, No. Z-12-00119,
seeking to rezone the base
district of the subject property from I-4 (Heavy Industrial) and VC (Valley Channel) Districts to UR-FP
(Urban Reserve - Floodplain
Overlay) District;
WHEREAS, on September
24, 2012, after due and lawful notice was given in accordance with K.S.A. 2011
Supp. 12-757 and City of
Lawrence, Kan., Code
20-1303 (Jan. 1, 2011), and
amendments thereto, the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Metropolitan Planning
Commission conducted a
public hearing on Rezoning
Application, No. Z-12-00119;
WHEREAS, at the September 24, 2012, public hearing,
the Lawrence-Douglas
County Metropolitan Planning Commission considered
the report and recommendation of City staff,
weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, reviewed the
decision-making criteria
set forth at City of Lawrence, Kan., 20-1303 (Jan.
1, 2011), and amendments
thereto, and voted unanimously to recommend to
the City Commission that it
approve Rezoning Application, No. Z-12-00119; and
WHEREAS, at its October 23,
2012, public meeting, the
Governing Body considered
Rezoning Application, No.
Z-12-00119, and the recommendation of the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Metropolitan Planning
Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING
BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1.
The above-stated recitals
are incorporated herein by
reference and shall be as
effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The base
zoning district classification for the following legally described real property, situated in the City of
Lawrence, Douglas County,
Kansas, to-wit: LOT 1 [AND
ADJACENT RAILROAD
RIGHT-OF-WAY], BLOCK E,
IN THE FINAL PLAT FOR THE
FORMER FARMLAND PROPERTY, IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY,
KANSAS. is hereby changed
from I-4 (Heavy Industrial)
and VC (Valley Channel)
Districts to UR-FP (Urban
Reserve - Floodplain Overlay) District, as such district is defined and prescribed in Chapter 20 of the
"Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition," and amendments
thereto. SECTION 3. The
"Official Zoning District
Map," which is adopted
and incorporated into the
City Code by reference at
City of Lawrence, Kan.,
Code 20-108 (Jan. 1, 2011),
is hereby amended by
showing and reflecting
thereon the new zoning district classification for the
subject property as described in more detail in
Section 2, supra. SECTION 4.
If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any
court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect
the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance.
SECTION 5. This ordinance
shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as
provided by law. ADOPTED
by the Governing Body of
the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 5th day of February, 2013.

APPROVED:
/s/ Robert J. Schumm
Robert J. Schumm
Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Jonathan M. Douglass
Jonathan M. Douglass
City Clerk

Approved as to form and
legality
/s/Toni R. Wheeler
Toni R. Wheeler
City Attorney

********

ORDINANCE NO. 8806

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY
OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, REZONING APPROXIMATELY
167.94 ACRES [AND ADJACENT RAILROAD
RIGHT-OF-WAY] FROM I-4
(HEAVY INDUSTRIAL) DISTRICT TO UR (URBAN RESERVE) DISTRICT AND
AMENDING THE CITY'S
"OFFICIAL ZONING DISTRICT MAP," INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO
THE CITY CODE AT CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 1, SECTION
20-108 OF THE "CODE OF
THE CITY OF LAWRENCE,
KANSAS, 2011 EDITION,"
AND AMENDMENTS
THERETO.

WHEREAS, on August 7,
2012, the Governing Body of
the City of Lawrence initiated the rezoning of the
subject property, the legal
description of which is set
forth at Section 2, infra, and
filed with the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Planning Office, Rezoning
Application, No. Z-12-00120,
seeking to rezone the base
district of the subject property from I-4 (Heavy Industrial) District to UR (Urban
Reserve) District;
WHEREAS, on September
24, 2012, after due and lawful notice was given in accordance with K.S.A. 2011
Supp. 12-757 and City of
Lawrence, Kan., Code
20-1303 (Jan. 1, 2011), and
amendments thereto, the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Metropolitan Planning
Commission conducted a
public hearing on Rezoning
Application, No. Z-12-00120;
WHEREAS, at the September 24, 2012, public hearing,
the Lawrence-Douglas
County Metropolitan Planning Commission considered
the report and recommendation of City staff,
weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, reviewed the
decision-making criteria
set forth at City of Lawrence, Kan., 20-1303 (Jan.
1, 2011), and amendments
thereto, and voted unanimously to recommend to
the City Commission that it
approve Rezoning Application, No. Z-12-00120; and
WHEREAS, at its October 23,
2012, public meeting, the
Governing Body considered
Rezoning Application, No.
Z-12-00120, and the recommendation of the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Metropolitan Planning
Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING
BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1.
The above-stated recitals
are incorporated herein by
reference and shall be as
effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The base
zoning district classification for the following legally described real property, situated in the City of
Lawrence, Douglas County,
Kansas, to-wit: TRACT E
[AND ADJACENT RAILROAD
RIGHT-OF-WAY], LOCATED
IN THE N1/2 SEC 4-13-20, IN
THE FINAL PLAT FOR THE
FORMER FARMLAND PROPERTY, IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY,
KANSAS. is hereby changed
from I-4 (Heavy Industrial)
District to UR (Urban Reserve) District, as such district is defined and prescribed in Chapter 20 of the
"Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition," and amendments
thereto. SECTION 3. The
"Official Zoning District
Map," which is adopted
and incorporated into the
City Code by reference at
City of Lawrence, Kan.,
Code 20-108 (Jan. 1, 2011),
is hereby amended by
showing and reflecting
thereon the new zoning district classification for the
subject property as described in more detail in
Section 2, supra. SECTION 4.
If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any
court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect
the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance.
SECTION 5. This ordinance
shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as
provided by law. ADOPTED
by the Governing Body of
the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 5th day of February, 2013.

APPROVED:
/s/ Robert J. Schumm
Robert J. Schumm
Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Jonathan M. Douglass
Jonathan M. Douglass
City Clerk

Approved as to form and
legality
/s/Toni R. Wheeler
Toni R. Wheeler
City Attorney

********

ORDINANCE NO. 8807

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY
OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, REZONING APPROXIMATELY
170.7 ACRES [AND ADJACENT RIGHT-OF-WAY]
FROM I-4 (HEAVY INDUSTRIAL), I-1 (LIMITED INDUSTRIAL), A (AGRICULTURAL),
AND CC200 (COMMUNITY
COMMERCIAL) DISTRICTS
TO IG (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL) DISTRICT AND
AMENDING THE CITY'S
"OFFICIAL ZONING DISTRICT MAP," INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO
THE CITY CODE AT CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 1, SECTION
20-108 OF THE "CODE OF
THE CITY OF LAWRENCE,
KANSAS, 2011 EDITION,"
AND AMENDMENTS
THERETO.

WHEREAS, on August 7,
2012, the Governing Body of
the City of Lawrence initiated the rezoning of the
subject property, the legal
description of which is set
forth at Section 2, infra, and
filed with the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Planning Office, Rezoning
Application, No. Z-12-00121,
seeking to rezone the base
district of the subject property from I-4 (Heavy Industrial), I-1 (Limited Industrial), A (Agricultural), and
CC200 (Community Commercial) Districts to IG
(General Industrial) District; WHEREAS, on September 24, 2012, after due and
lawful notice was given in
accordance with K.S.A. 2011
Supp. 12-757 and City of
Lawrence, Kan., Code
20-1303 (Jan. 1, 2011), and
amendments thereto, the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Metropolitan Planning
Commission conducted a
public hearing on Rezoning
Application, No. Z-12-00121;
WHEREAS, at the September 24, 2012, public hearing,
the Lawrence-Douglas
County Metropolitan Planning Commission considered
the report and recommendation of City staff,
weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, reviewed the
decision-making criteria
set forth at City of Lawrence, Kan., 20-1303 (Jan.
1, 2011), and amendments
thereto, and voted unanimously to recommend to
the City Commission that it
approve Rezoning Application, No. Z-12-00121; and
WHEREAS, at its October 23,
2012, public meeting, the
Governing Body considered
Rezoning Application, No.
Z-12-00121, and the recommendation of the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Metropolitan Planning
Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING
BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1.
The above-stated recitals
are incorporated herein by
reference and shall be as
effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The base
zoning district classification for the following legally described real property, situated in the City of
Lawrence, Douglas County,
Kansas, to-wit: LOTS 1, 2, 3
AND THAT PORTION OF LOT
4, BLOCK B LOCATED IN THE
SW1/4 SEC 4-13-20; GREENWAY TRACTS A AND B; LOTS
1, 2 AND THAT PORTION OF
LOTS 3 AND 5, BLOCK C LOCATED IN THE SW1/4 SEC
4-13-20; [AND ADJACENT
RIGHT-OF-WAY], IN THE FINAL PLAT FOR THE FORMER
FARMLAND PROPERTY, IN
THE CITY OF LAWRENCE,
DOUGLAS COUNTY,
KANSAS.is hereby changed
from I-4 (Heavy Industrial),
I-1 (Limited Industrial), A
(Agricultural), and CC200
(Community Commercial)
Districts to IG (General Industrial) District, as such
district is defined and prescribed in Chapter 20 of the
"Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition," and amendments
thereto. SECTION 3. The
"Official Zoning District
Map," which is adopted
and incorporated into the
City Code by reference at
City of Lawrence, Kan.,
Code 20-108 (Jan. 1, 2011),
is hereby amended by
showing and reflecting
thereon the new zoning district classification for the
subject property as described in more detail in
Section 2, supra. SECTION 4.
If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any
court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect
the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance.
SECTION 5. This ordinance
shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as
provided by law. ADOPTED
by the Governing Body of
the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 5th day of February, 2013.

APPROVED:
/s/ Robert J. Schumm
Robert J. Schumm
Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Jonathan M. Douglass
Jonathan M. Douglass
City Clerk

Approved as to form and
legality
/s/Toni R. Wheeler
Toni R. Wheeler
City Attorney

********

ORDINANCE NO. 8808

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY
OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, REZONING APPROXIMATELY
59.0 ACRES (AND ADJACENT
RIGHT-OF-WAY) FROM I-1
(LIMITED INDUSTRIAL), B-1
(NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS), A (AGRICULTURAL),
AND IG (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL) DISTRICTS TO IM
(MEDIUM INDUSTRIAL) DISTRICT AND AMENDING THE
CITY'S "OFFICIAL ZONING
DISTRICT MAP," INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO
THE CITY CODE AT CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 1, SECTION
20-108 OF THE "CODE OF
THE CITY OF LAWRENCE,
KANSAS, 2011 EDITION,"
AND AMENDMENTS
THERETO.

WHEREAS, on August 7,
2012, the Governing Body of
the City of Lawrence initiated the rezoning of the
subject property, the legal
description of which is set
forth at Section 2, infra, and
filed with the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Planning Office, Rezoning
Application, No. Z-12-00122,
seeking to rezone the base
district of the subject property from I-1 (Limited Industrial), B-1
(Neighborhood Business), A
(Agricultural), and IG
(General Industrial) Districts to IM (Medium Industrial) District; WHEREAS, on
September 24, 2012, after
due and lawful notice was
given in accordance with
K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 12-757 and
City of Lawrence, Kan.,
Code 20-1303 (Jan. 1,
2011), and amendments
thereto, the Lawrence -
Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission
conducted a public hearing
on Rezoning Application,
No. Z-12-00122; WHEREAS,
at the September 24, 2012,
public hearing, the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Metropolitan Planning
Commission considered the
report and recommendation of City staff, weighed
the evidence adduced at
the public hearing, reviewed the decision - making criteria set forth at City
of Lawrence, Kan., 20-1303
(Jan. 1, 2011), and amendments thereto, and voted
unanimously to recommend to the City Commission that it approve Rezoning Application, No.
Z-12-00122; and WHEREAS,
at its October 23, 2012, public meeting, the Governing
Body considered Rezoning
Application, No. Z-12-00122,
and the recommendation of
the Lawrence-Douglas
County Metropolitan Planning Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING
BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1.
The above-stated recitals
are incorporated herein by
reference and shall be as
effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The base
zoning district classification for the following legally described real property, situated in the City of
Lawrence, Douglas County,
Kansas, to-wit:LOTS 1 - 6
AND TRACTS A, B, C AND D
(AND ADJACENT
RIGHT-OF-WAY), BLOCK A,
IN THE FINAL PLAT FOR THE
FORMER FARMLAND PROPERTY, IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY,
KANSAS. is hereby changed
from I-1 (Limited Industrial), B-1 (Neighborhood
Business), A (Agricultural),
and IG (General Industrial)
Districts to IM (Medium Industrial) District, as such
district is defined and prescribed in Chapter 20 of the
"Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition," and amendments
thereto. SECTION 3. The
"Official Zoning District
Map," which is adopted
and incorporated into the
City Code by reference at
City of Lawrence, Kan.,
Code 20-108 (Jan. 1, 2011),
is hereby amended by
showing and reflecting
thereon the new zoning district classification for the
subject property as described in more detail in
Section 2, supra. SECTION 4.
If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any
court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect
the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance.
SECTION 5. This ordinance
shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as
provided by law. ADOPTED
by the Governing Body of
the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 5th day of February, 2013.

APPROVED:
/s/ Robert J. Schumm
Robert J. Schumm Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Jonathan M. Douglass
Jonathan M. Douglass
City Clerk

Approved as to form and legality
/s/Toni R. Wheeler
Toni R. Wheeler
City Attorney
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