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File #: O-15-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 4/13/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Waterfront Mixed Maritime District - For the purpose of allowing professional offices in the WMM zoning district in accordance with certain standards; amending certain parking standards; and making stylistic changes
Sponsors: Ross Arnett
Indexes: Economic Matters Committee, Maritime Advisory Board, Planning Commission, Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-15-20 WMM First Reader.pdf, 2. O-15-20 WMM Staff Report to City Council Amended.pdf, 3. O-15-20 Fiscal Impact Note.pdf, 4. O-15-20 MAB Recommendations.pdf, 5. O-15-20 MAB Supplemental Recommendations 6-16-20.pdf
Title
Waterfront Mixed Maritime District - For the purpose of allowing professional offices in the WMM zoning district in accordance with certain standards; amending certain parking standards; and making stylistic changes
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 15-20

Introduced by: Alderman Arnett
Co-sponsored by:

Referred to
Planning Commission
Maritime Advisory Board
Rules and City Government
Economic Matters Committee (4/27/20)


AN ORDINANCE concerning


Waterfront Mixed Maritime District (WMM)

FOR the purpose of allowing professional offices in the WMM zoning district in accordance with certain standards; amending certain parking standards; and making stylistic changes.

BY repealing and reenacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2019 Edition
21.48.040
21.64.520
21.66.130


WHEREAS, the Waterfront Mixed Maritime Zoning District lies along the harbor across from City Dock and Annapolis downtown, business and maritime areas; and

WHEREAS, maritime uses on the waterfront in the WMM zoning district include a fuel dock, marinas, working boatyards, and on land boat storage; and

WHEREAS, these waterfront uses contribute directly to the liveliness and maritime feel of the Annapolis harbor and to the convenience of the boating public; and

WHEREAS, the WMM zoning district is "intended to reserve areas along the water's edge for maritime uses, provide an environment for supporting maritime merchandising efforts, and encourage the preservation of existing buildings and uses. In support of specified maritime uses, the WMM zoning district also provides for some non-maritime uses. The visual image of this area as an active maritime center is to be encouraged and maintained" pursuant to the City Code, Section 21.46.030 A; and

WHEREAS, to ensure the preservation of maritime uses along the water's edge in light of a changing economic paradigm, the Annapolis City Council recognizes the need to provide...

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