Section 24-15 Changing names of streets; procedure.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 16395 on 04/03/2000, Section 24-15 read as follows.
Whenever it is deemed necessary
by the council to change the name of any city street,
the following procedure shall be used: The City Council may change a street name by ordinance
without a public hearing if the owners of record of all property abutting the street have signed a
petition requesting that the street be renamed. Street name change petitions shall be filed with
the director of planning and development.
(b) Except as provided in subsection (a) of this section, the following street
procedures shall be followed:
(1) All property owners of record, abutting the
of street to be renamed shall be
notified by certified mail of the city's intent to change the street name, and the date of the
public hearing before the planning and zoning commission.
(2) The planning and zoning commission shall hold a public
hearing regarding the street
. The planning and zoning commission shall
and make a recommendation to the city council after the hearing. A notice of public hearing shall
be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the city, at least fifteen (15) days prior to
the public hearing.
(3) The council, after receiving a recommendation from
the planning and zoning
commission, shall hold a public hearing to consider the name change. Notice of the public
hearing shall be published once in a local newspaper of general circulation at least seven (7) days
prior to the hearing. Following the public hearing, the council may, by ordinance, change the
name of the street.
Upon the passage of such ordinance, the city clerk shall file with the recorder
of deeds of the county a certified copy of such ordinance, and such recorder shall enter the same
upon the records of the county.
(c) The city clerk shall have a certified copy of
each ordinance changing a street name
recorded in the office of the recorder of deeds.
(Code 1964, § 14.200; Ord. No. 10006, § 1, 11-21-83)