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File #: CA-6-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Charter Amendment Status: In Committee
File created: 4/6/2019 In control: Rules & City Government Committee
On agenda: 5/28/2019 Final action:
Title: Department of the Environment - For the purpose of establishing a department known as the Department of the Environment; and generally relating to the Department of the Environment.
Sponsors: Rob Savidge, Ross Arnett, Marc Rodriguez
Indexes: Environmental Matters Committee, Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. CA-6-19 Department of the Environment First Reader.pdf, 2. CA-6-19 Staff Report and Fiscal Impact Note.pdf
Title
Department of the Environment - For the purpose of establishing a department known as the Department of the Environment; and generally relating to the Department of the Environment.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Charter Amendment 6-19

Introduced by: Alderman Savidge

Referred to
Rules and City Government Committee
Environmental Matters Committee

A CHARTER AMENDMENT Resolution concerning

Department of the Environment

FOR the purpose of establishing a department known as the Department of the Environment; and generally relating to the Department of the Environment.

BY repealing and reenacting the following portions of the City Charter:
Art. VI, Sec. 7
Art. VI, Sec. 10

BY adding the following portion to the City Charter:
Art. VI, Sec. 12


SECTION I: BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Charter of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

THE CHARTER
Article VI - OPERATIONS

Sec. 7. - Planning and zoning department.

(a) The planning and zoning department shall be administered by the planning and zoning director. The planning and zoning director shall be appointed on the basis of his OR HER knowledge and experience in the fields of comprehensive planning and of zoning regulations, of which at least three (3) years shall have been in an executive or supervisory position. The director shall have an advanced degree in planning.

(b) The planning and zoning department shall have the following powers and duties:

(1) To plan for the physical development, redevelopment, and growth of the city.
(2) To supervise the adoption or revision of a plan of general development.
(3) To prepare and administer a zoning map and zoning rules and regulations governing the use of land in the city.
(4) To regulate the occupancy and use of property.
(5) To administer programs of community development, economic development and housing rehabilitation.
(6) To regulate the building and rebuilding of structures and o...

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