Section 103-363; Ord. 17358; Amending Chapter 22 RE: Special Assessments on Through Lots


Ordinance No.           17358          Council Bill No.           B 222-02    

AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 22 of the City Code relating to special assessments on through lots; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

    Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 22-109. Through lots.

In levying assessments for streets outside of new subdivisions on through lots, tracts or parcels of land, zoned for single-family residential or agricultural use, which front and back on a street, the rear footage may, within the discretion of the council upon the recommendation of the director of public works, be assessed at seventy (70) percent of the applicable footage rate if right of access from the property to the street being constructed or reconstructed is retained.  Upon the request of the owner of the property, the rear footage may, within the discretion of the council upon the recommendation of the director of public works, be assessed at fifty (50) percent of the applicable footage rate No assessments shall be made if rights of access from the property to the street being constructed or reconstructed are transferred to the city or if the right of access is denied by reason of zoning restrictions or other regulatory requirements.  This section shall not apply to streets being constructed within new subdivisions.

    SECTION 2.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 1st day of July, 2002.