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This ordinance establishes a flexible municipal transit-oriented zoning overlay district. This transit-oriented zoning overlay district is designed to be built upon by further legislation and as such contains easily modified language regarding development requirements. This ordinance establishes zoning and development requirements and restrictions which encourage the use of mass transit and decrease auto-dependency.
This ordinance prohibits the creation and maintenance of a public health nuisance such as a clandestine drug lab, a blockage of solid waste, a breeding ground for disease vectors, or open-air carcass storage. This ordinance defines public health nuisances and grants enforcement powers to county and municipal law enforcement agents to address violations of this policy. This ordinance provides a brief rationale for such a policy and links public health and safety outcomes to the prevalence of public nuisances.
This ordinance requires committees and candidates to file a campaign finance report within 14 days of having donations or reimbursements in excess of $750. The campaign or committee must continue to file reports before January 31st, and for candidates who will appear on the ballot that year to file 10 days before a primary, 10 days before the general/special election, and 30 days following the general/special election. The ordinance makes it a misdemeanor for any candidate or committee to intentionally fail to file a report.
This ordinance prohibits the carrying and concealing of firearms in county-controlled or leased spaces. This ordinance makes clear exceptions for the carry and transport of firearms and explosives in county buildings which are limited to law enforcement purposes and for use as evidence in court proceedings. This ordinance defines individuals and parties who are governed by this policy and grants enforcement powers to county and municipal law enforcement agents.