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File #: O-38-16    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 9/2/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/27/2017
Title: Forest Conservation Reforestation - For the purpose of prohibiting certain development projects from cutting or clearing certain forests within the City of Annapolis unless the applicant offsets that loss with newly planted acreage; and providing for an appeal process.
Sponsors: Jared Littmann, Ross Arnett, Fred Paone, Rhonda Pindell Charles, Michael J. Pantelides
Indexes: Economic Matters Committee, Environmental Commission, Environmental Matters Committee, Planning Commission, Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-38-16 FCA No Net Loss and Appeal.pdf, 2. O-38-16 Staff Report.pdf, 3. O-38-16 AG Opinion.pdf, 4. O-38-16 Environmental Commission Recommendation.pdf, 5. O-38-16 Planning Commission Findings.pdf, 6. O-38-16 Fiscal Impact.pdf, 7. O-38-16 Littmann Revised Proposed Amendments.pdf, 8. Urban Tree Canopy.pdf, 9. O-38-16 SIGNED.pdf
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3/20/20171 Economic Matters Committee return without recommendation  Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/14/20171 Rules & City Government Committee recommend with amendmentsPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/28/20171 Economic Matters Committee postponePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/24/20171 Environmental Matters Committee recommend favorablyPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/24/20171 Environmental Matters Committee recommend favorablyPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
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Title
Forest Conservation Reforestation - For the purpose of prohibiting certain development projects from cutting or clearing certain forests within the City of Annapolis unless the applicant offsets that loss with newly planted acreage; and providing for an appeal process.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 38-16

Introduced by: Alderman Littmann, Alderman Arnett, Alderman Paone,
Alderwoman Pindell Charles and Mayor Pantelides

Referred to:
Economic Matters Committee
Environmental Matters Committee
Rules and City Government Committee
Planning Commission
Environmental Commission

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Forest Conservation Reforestation

FOR the purpose of prohibiting certain development projects from cutting or clearing certain forests within the City of Annapolis unless the applicant offsets that loss with newly planted acreage; and providing for an appeal process.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2015 Edition:

21.71.070
21.71.080
21.71.090
21.71.100

SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Chapter 21.71 - FOREST CONSERVATION

Section 21.71.070 - Forest Conservation Plan.

A. General Provisions.

1. A preliminary forest conservation plan cannot be appealed. A final forest conservation plan is appealable as part of the appeal of a final administrative decision, planning commission decision or board of appeals decision specified in chapter 21.08. A Stay pending appeal shall be imposed during the time allowed to file an appeal, and if an appeal has been filed, for sixty (60) days thereafter.

2. WITH REGARD TO (1) A PLAN OF SUBDIVISION OR A GRADING OR SEDIMENT CONTROL PLAN THAT WAS ADMINISTRATIVELY APPROVED, OR (2) A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT THAT HAS OBTAINED FINAL PLANNED DEVELOPMENT APPROVAL, PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 26, 2016, THE DISPOSITION OF WHICH REMAIN GOVER...

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