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County: Hillsborough   City: Tampa

Date Created: 03/13/19
Last updated:04/17/19

Tampa, FL To Hold Second Reading Of Ordinance Relating to Landscaping and Trees
The Council will hold a second reading of An ordinance of the City of Tampa, Florida, relating to landscaping and trees; repealing Chapter 13 (Landscaping, Tree Removal and Site Clearing); Chapter 16 (Parks and Recreation); amending Section 16-86, Tree Trust Fund Established; Chapter 19 (Property Maintenance and Structural Standards); amending Section 19-3, Definitions; amending Section 19-58, Unlawful to allow a dangerous tree to remain on property; Chapter 22 (Streets and Sidewalks); amending Section 22-5, Definitions; amending Section 22-223, Administrative authority; amending Section 22-323.6, Trees within or proximate to public rights-of-way; Chapter 27 (Zoning and Land Development); amending Section 27-7, area of coverage of chapter; creating Section 27-20, Planning districts; amending Section 27-43, Definitions; amending Section 27-51, Establishment of administrative officers; amending Section 27-58, Fees; amending Section 27-60, Alternative design exception; amending Section 27-61, Review; amending Section 27-79, Powers and duties; amending Section 27-81; Administration; notice; public hearing; decision; amending Section 27-96, Variance; authority; application; notice; criteria; decision; stay; denial; review; expiration of variance; amending Section 27-114, Variance; authority; application; public notice; criteria; decision; stay; denial; review; expiration of variance; amending Section 27-132, Regulations governing individual special uses; amending Section 27-139, General requirements; amending Section 27-147, Amendment initiation; amending Section 27-148, Procedure for amendment application; amending Section 27-151, Comprehensive review of land development code; amending Section 27-156, Official schedule of district regulations; amending Section 27-177, Historic district established; amending Section 27-178, Alternative parking requirements; amending Section 27-185.1, Off-street surface parking design standards; amending Section 27-198, Official schedule of permitted principal, accessory and special uses; amending Section 27-211.13, Landscaping; amending Section 27-212.6, Landscaping, tree planting, screening; amending Section 27-283.13, Special event parking lots, interim parking lots and residential parking for stadium events; repealing and replacing Section 27-284, Title; purpose and applicability; periodic study of Tampa’s urban forest; creating Section 27-284.1, Administrative authority; definitions; general procedures; fees; creating Section 27-284.1.1, City tree matrix; technical standards; authority to establish, publish, and adopt; creating Section 27-284.1.2, Trees – protected, grand, and exempt trees; measurement methods; creating Section 27-284.1.3. Other exemptions; creating Section 27-284.1.4, Nonconforming landscape area(s) due to governmental acquisition; Section 27-284.2, Permits, in general; tree protection during construction; inspections; creating Section 27-284.2.1, Permit for site clearing; application; required documentation; inspections; creating Section 27-284.2.2, Permit for landscaping and tree planting activities as part of a building permit; application; required documentation; inspections; creating Section 27-284.2.3, Permit for tree pruning; application; standards and criteria for decision; required documentation; inspections; creating Section 27-284.2.4., Permit for protected tree removal; application; required documentation; standards and criteria for decision; inspections; petition for review; creating Section 27-284.2.5, Permit for grand tree removal; application; required documentation; standards and criteria for decision; inspections; petition for review; creating Section 27-284.2.6, Tree planting permit; procedures; requirements; inspections; creating Section 27- 284.2.7, Emergency work; creating Section 27-284.3, Tree preservation, planting, landscaped area requirements; creating Section 27-284.3.1, Landscape and tree planting standards; tree preservation (retention) standards; creating Section 27-284.3.2, Tree planting requirements; tree matrix; irrigation; creating Section 27-284.3.3, Landscaped area and tree planting requirements; creating Section 27-284.3.4, Landscaped area, in-lieu calculation and payment general procedure; creating Section 27-284.4, Tree mitigation method; requirements; creating Section 27-284.4.1, Tree mitigation calculations; creating Section 27-284.4.2, Tree planting permit for mitigation trees; repealing and replacing Section 27-285. Enforcement authority; penalties; remedies; repealing Section 27-285.1, Landscape and tree planting standards; repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict therewith; providing for severability; providing an effective date.

Issue History

04/17/19  The Council will hold a second reading at the 4/18/19 meeting.

03/13/19  The Council will hold a first reading at the 3/14/19 meeting.



Related Documents

4/18/19 Background
4/18/19 Meeting Agenda
3/14/19 Meeting Agenda
3/14/19 Background