Section 110-455; Ord. 20396; Extending the corporate limits of Columbia by annexing property located on the east and west sides of North Tower Drive, northwest of the Prathersville Road and U.S. Highway 63 interchange; placing the property annexed in District M-P


Ordinance No. 20396                            Council Bill No. B 247-09

     AN ORDINANCE

extending the corporate limits of the City of Columbia, Missouri, by annexing property located on the east and west sides of North Tower Drive, northwest of the Prathersville Road and U.S. Highway 63  interchange; directing the City Clerk to give notice of the annexation; placing the property annexed in District M-P; 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.    The City Council hereby finds that verified petitions were filed with the City on June 23, 2009, requesting the annexation of land which is contiguous and compact to the existing corporate limits of the City and which is described in Section 4 of this ordinance.  The petitions were signed by W. Craig Simon, a representative of Diamond Capital Development, LLC, the owner of the fee interest of record in the land proposed to be annexed.  A public hearing was held concerning this matter on August 17, 2009.  Notice of this hearing was published more than seven days prior to the hearing in a newspaper of general circulation qualified to publish legal matters.  At the public hearing all interested persons, corporations and political subdivisions were permitted to present evidence regarding the proposed annexation.

    SECTION 2.    The Council determines that the annexation is reasonable and necessary to the proper development of the City and that the City has the ability to furnish normal municipal services to the area to be annexed within a reasonable time.

    SECTION 3.    The Council determines that no written objection to the proposed annexation has been filed within fourteen days after the public hearing.

SECTION 4.    The City Council hereby extends the city limits by annexing the land described in Section 1-11.207 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, which is hereby added to Chapter 1 of the City Code and which reads as follows:

    Section 1-11.207. September, 2009 Extension of Corporate Limits.

The corporate limits of the City of Columbia shall include the following land:

LOTS ONE (1), TWO (2), THREE (3) AND FIVE (5) OF TOWER INDUSTRIAL PARK, A SUBDIVISION LOCATED IN BOONE COUNTY, MISSOURI, AS SHOWN BY THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 33, PAGE 87, RECORDS OF BOONE COUNTY, MISSOURI.

    SECTION 5.    The City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause three certified copies of this ordinance to be filed with the Clerk of Boone County, Missouri and three certified copies with the Assessor of Boone County, Missouri.  The City Clerk is further authorized and directed to forward to the Missouri Department of Revenue, by registered or certified mail, a certified copy of this ordinance and a map of the City clearly showing the area annexed to the City.

    SECTION 6.    The property described in Section 4 is in the Second Ward.

    SECTION 7.    The Zoning District Map established and adopted by Section 294 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended so that the property described in Section 4 will be zoned and become a part of District M-P (Planned General Industrial District).  Hereafter the property may be used for all permitted uses in Districts C-3, M-C, M-R and M-1 with the exception of the following uses:

    Permitted uses in District R-3
    Automobile wrecking or junkyards
    Chick hatcheries

The statement of intent, marked “Exhibit A,” is attached to and made a part of this ordinance.

    SECTION 8.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 8th day of September, 2009.