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15-2008_2_TA_15_NorthEndParksAndPublicOverlay20080528 ORDINANCE NO. 15-2008 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES SECTION 4-050 TO ESTABLISH THE NORTH END PARKS AND PUBLIC OVERLAY DISTRICT FOR THE CITY OF TYBEE ISLAND, GEORGIA WHEREAS, the duly elected governing authority for the City of Tybee Island, Georgia, is authorized under Article 9, Section 2, Paragraph 3 of the Constitution of the State of Georgia to adopt reasonable ordinances to protect and improve the public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Tybee Island, Georgia, and WHEREAS, the duly elected governing authority for the City of Tybee Island, Georgia, is the Mayor and Council thereof, and WHEREAS, the governing authority desires to adopt ordinances under it police, zoning, and home rule powers, NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the governing authority of the City of Tybee Island that Code Section 4-050 be amended to add Section 4050 (P) to establish the North End Parks and Public Overlay District and shall read as follows: Section 4-050 (P) North End Parks and Public Overlay District 1. Purpose The purpose of the North End Parks and Public Overlay is to promote the development of properties in a manner that integrates public uses, open space, municipal uses, and recreational uses compatibly into a residential area. The North End Parks and Public Overlay will provide for a livable environment for residents and visitors alike. 2. Applicability The North End Parks and Public Overlay may only be implemented within specific geographic areas as defined in Exhibit A. The North End Parks and Public Overlay shall be restricted to the redevelopment and enhancement of uses existing at the time of adoption of this ordinance and to the development of uses to enhance or further support existing uses. Such uses include but are not limited to expansion of the Water and Sewer plant, expansion of the Department of Public Works, expansion and/or enhancement of the River’s End Campground, expansion and/or enhancement of the Tybee Island Police Department, the dedication of areas for parks, recreational facilities, or open space. 2 Regulations applicable in the R-1 Zone shall not apply in the Overlay District. 3. Permitted Uses The following uses, though not exclusive, are specifically permitted within the North End Parks and Public Overlay: i. Municipal and public safety uses including but not limited to the City of Tybee Island Water and Sewer Department, the City of Tybee Island Department of Public Works, the City of Tybee Island Police Department; ii. Public campgrounds; iii. Parks and open space to include passive and active parks; iv. Picnic grounds, barbecue pits and similar cooking facilities; v. Shelters, observation decks, platforms, pavilions, storage sheds; patios, and restroom facilities; v. Pedestrian walkways, sidewalks, and bicycle trails; and vi. Jogging trails, tennis courts, swimming pools and bicycling paths. 4. Prohibited Uses The following uses, though not exclusive, are specifically prohibited within the North End Parks and Public Overlay: Any activity involving operating, riding, or the use of the following i. Golf courses; ii. Survival games; iii. Any activity involving the use of firearms, including hunting, skeet-s shooting and target practice; iv. Crossbow or archery; v. Private dumping of trash, waste or other materials of any kind; and vi. Fireworks. 5. Site Plan Review Any expansion of existing uses requires site plan review and approval by the Planning Department of the City of Tybee Island. Any new use that is expressly permitted by this ordinance requires site plan review and approval by the Planning Department of the City of Tybee Island. All submittals for site plan review must comply with Section 5-040 of the Tybee Land Development Code. This Ordinance shall become effective on ________ day of __________________, 2008. 3 ADOPTED THIS DAY OF , 2008. _________________________________ MAYOR ATTEST: CLERK OF COUNCIL FIRST READING: SECOND READING: ENACTED: G:/EMH/TYBEE/ORDINANCES/2008/North End Parks and Public Overlay 05.28.08