ORDINANCE NO. 2020–01
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A MORATORIUM ON SUBDIVISION APPLICATIONS WITHIN THE LIMITS OF MENDON CITY.
WHEREAS, the City Council has found that the existing ordinances that govern subdivisions and development within the City are antiquated and inadequate to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the City’s residents;
WHEREAS, the City Council has determined and found that there is a compelling countervailing public interest in updating and revising the antiquated and inadequate subdivision and zoning ordinances that warrants an immediate cessation of subdivision applications until such time as the City can update its subdivision and zoning codes; and
WHEREAS, the City Council wishes to impose a six-month moratorium on subdivision applications and any land use applications related to subdivisions to allow time for adequate master planning and a comprehensive review and revision of the applicable ordinances.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Council of Mendon City, Cache County, State of Utah, as follows:
- The subdivision and development of any real property located within the limits of Mendon City is hereby temporarily prohibited, and a moratorium on the filing and approving of any application for a subdivision of any kind is hereby imposed.
- The moratorium established by this Ordinance shall apply to all applications for a subdivision filed before or after the date of adoption of this Ordinance.
- The moratorium shall be in effect for a period of six months from the date this Ordinance is adopted by the City Council.
- This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon publication or posting as set forth by State law.