Section 24-15 Changing names of streets; procedure.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21095 on 09/19/2011, Section 24-15 read as follows.
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
(b) Except as provided in subsection (a) of this section, the
following street name change
procedures shall be followed:
(1) All property owners of record, abutting
the street to be renamed shall be notified by
certified mail of the city's intent to change the street name, and the date of a public hearing
before the planning and zoning commission.
(2) The planning and zoning commission
shall hold a public hearing regarding the street
name change 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.
(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; Ord. No. 16395, §