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Draft Zoning Amendment

AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING SECTION 1175.03 ENTITLED CONDITIONAL USES, UNDER CHAPTER 1175 ENTITLED (DB) DOWNTOWN BUSINESS DISTRICT UNDER CHAPTER 11 ENTITLED PLANNING AND ZONING OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCE, OF THE CITY OF BUCYRUS, OHIO NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BUCYRUS, STATE OF OHIO, two-thirds of all members elected thereto concurring:-

SECTION 1. That Section 1175.03 entitled Conditional Uses of Chapter 1175 entitled (DB) Downtown Business District under Chapter 11 entitled Planning and Zoning Code of the Codified Ordinance, of the City of Bucyrus, be and the same hereby is amended and supplemented to read as follows:-
“1175.03 CONDITIONAL USES.
(a) Residences in the upper stories of existing buildings, provided that each dwelling unit has at least 1,000 square feet of habitable floor area, and further provided that a specific Development Plan for the project is approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals.

(b) One-family detached dwellings, provided such dwellings meet the development standards of the R-3 District.

(c) Uses with drive-through facilities, provided a Development Plan is prepared and approved by the Board pf Zoning Appeals.

(d) Processing, assembly and/or packaging of products or materials, provided such operations are carried out totally within the building, such operations do not produce levels of noise or odors perceptible outside the building, and such use promotes the purpose of the DB District as stated in Section 1175.01.

(e) Any combination of two or more individual permitted or conditional uses on separate floors of an existing building.

(f) Outdoor seating, including sidewalk seating, provided a Development Plan is prepared and approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals.


SECTION 2. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after

January 1, 2016.

Notice of Public Hearing

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at 6:30 PM in Council Chambers 2nd Floor, 500 South Sandusky Avenue, Bucyrus, Ohio, a public hearing will be conducted by The Bucyrus City Council to consider permitting outdoor seating, including sidewalk seating, in the Downtown Business District, provided a Development Plan is prepared and approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals. This public hearing is in accordance with Bucyrus Codified Ordinances 1125.06, 1145.06 and Ohio Revised Code 713.12.

Draft legislation adding outdoor seating, including sidewalk seating, as a conditional use within the Downtown Business District in the City’s Planning and Zoning Code, shall be on file for public examination in the office of the Zoning Administrator at City Hall.

 

The City of Bucyrus
Garnet “Sis” Love
President, Bucyrus City Council

John S. Rostash
Bucyrus Planning, Zoning, Website, IT, and Floodplain Administrator

John Rostash joined the City of Bucyrus Zoning Department in 2007. He was pivotal in the closure of the 2004 FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Grant as well as the administration of a FEMA Grant that demolished nearly 50 damaged structures after the flood of 2007. Currently Mr. Rostash is assisting in many development and planning projects such as the Long Term Sewer Separation Project, East Southern Avenue Reginal Stormwater Detention System, The Southern Avenue Sanitary Sewer Main Line Installation, as well as the Bucyrus Bike Path and other Quality of Life enhancements

 Like many small municipalities, Bucyrus has had to do more with less staffing and John Rostash has been a tremendous asset to our community. Mr. Rostash took on the added role of Website Designer and IT Administrator in 2013 and developed the current city website. John Rostash created the Interactive Zoning Map used widely by developers, appraisers and real estate agents. John also served as the Interim Code Officer for the City of Bucyrus and is still providing support services to the new Code Officer and City Law Director.