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Ordinances for Calendar Year 1959

Date Adopted Number Subject
01/14/1959 018 Amending Ordinance No. 7 Entitled “An Ordinance Providing Certain Requirements of Plats for Platting of Land Located in the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida, and Providing for the Construction of Roadways and Streets, Providing for the Width of Roads and Streets, Providing for Size of Lots in a Subdivision, Providing for Penalties for Violation Thereof”, by Deleting Type 1.Road Being Marl Base, Primed with Surface Treatment, as Set Out in Section 7, Paragraph 5, Type 1.
02/12/1959 019 Amending Ordinance No. 9 Entitled: “An Ordinance to Promote the Health, Safety, Morals and General Welfare of the Inhabitants of the Town of Sewall’s Point Florida: To Regulate and Restrict the Height of Buildings and Other Structures, the Percentage of Lot that May Be Occupied, the Size of Yards, and Other Open Spaces, of Buildings, Structures and Land and Water for Residence and Other Purposes: To Divide the Town into Districts of Such Number, Shape and Area as May Be Best Suited To Carry Out These Regulations and Amendments: To Provide for its Enforcement: To Provide for Special Exceptions in the Event of Hardship: and To Provide Penalties for the Violation Hereof”.
09/29/1959 020 Making Appropriation for the Expense of Conducting Each Department and Division of Government of the Town of Sewall’s Point in Martin County, Florida, and the Debts of Said Town for the Fiscal Year Beginning in October 1, 1959 and Ending September 1, 1960
09/29/1959 021 To Determine the Amount and Fix the Rate of Taxation and Make the Annual Tax Levy for the Town of Sewall’s Point for the Year 1959

Ordinances for Calendar Year 1958

Date Adopted Number Subject
01/08/1958 008 Setting a Bulkhead Line in Conformance with Chapter 57-362, Laws of Florida, Acts of 1957
02/12/1958 009 Promote the Health, Safety, Morals and General Welfare of the Inhabitants of the Town of Sewall’s Point Florida: To Regulate and Restrict the Height of Buildings and Other Structures, the Percentage of Lot that May Be Occupied, the Size of Yards, and Other Open Spaces, of Buildings, Structures and Land and Water for Residence and Other Purposes: To Divide the Town into Districts of Such Number, Shape and Area as May Be Best Suited To Carry Out These Regulations and Amendments: To Provide for its Enforcement: To Provide for Special Exceptions in the Event of Hardship: and To Provide Penalties for the Violation Hereof
02/12/1958 010 Providing for the Establishment of Election Precincts, Location of Voting Places, Keeping of Registration Book, Printing of Ballots, Regulations of Elections, Qualification of Candidates and for a New and Complete Registration of All Qualified Electors of the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida.
03/12/1958 011 Granting to Florida Power & Light Company, Its Successors and Assigns, an Electric Franchise, and Imposing Provisions and Conditions Relating Thereto
05/19/1958 012 Fixing and Providing Regulations for the Construction, Repair, Remodeling and Alteration of All Buildings Within the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Fixing and Providing the Building Regulations for all Buildings Within the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Requiring the Obtaining of Permits Therefor and Fixing the Fees Therefor; Providing and Establishing a Building Code for the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida
09/10/1958 013 To Provide for Revenue and Taxation for the Town of Sewall’s Point, Martin County, Florida
09/10/1958 014 Making Appropriation for the Expense of Conducting Each Department and Division of Government of the Town of Sewall’s Point in Martin County, Florida, and the Debts of Said Town for the Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 1958 and Ending September 30, 1959
09/10/1958 015 To Determine the Amount and Fix the Rate of Taxation and Make the Annual Tax Levy for the Town of Sewall’s Point for the Year 1958
11/12/1958 016 Authorizing the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to Use the Public Streets of the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida, for the Purpose of Erecting, Constructing, Maintaining and Operating Lines of Telephone and Telegraph Thereon and Thereunder
12/10/1958 017 Repealing Ordinance No. 5 Said Ordinance No. 5 Being an Emergency Ordinance Providing for the Issuance of Licenses for Certain Businesses, Professions and Occupations in the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Establishing a Rate of Occupational License Tax on Said Businesses, Professions and Occupations

Ordinances for Calendar Year 1957

Date Adopted Number Subject
06/26/1957 001 Defining Offenses and Crimes Against the Town of Sewall’s Point and its Inhabitants, Including Traffic Requirements and Rules and Regulations for Operation of Motor and Other Vehicles, Prescribing Penalties for the Violation Thereof, Designating this Ordinance as the Penal Code of the Town of Sewall’s Point
07/10/1957 002 Fixing and Providing Regulations for the Construction, Repair, Remodeling and Alteration of All Buildings Within the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Fixing and Providing the Building Regulations for All Buildings Within the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Requiring the Obtaining of Permits the Refor and Fixing the Fees Therefor; Providing and Establishing a Building Code for the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida
08/14/1957 003 Fixing and Providing Regulations for Plumbing Construction, Repair, Remodeling and Alteration of Plumbing Work in All Buildings Within the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Fixing and Providing the Plumbing Construction Regulations for All Buildings Within the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Requiring the Obtaining of Permits Therefor and Fixing the Fees Therefor; Providing and Establishing a Plumbing Code for the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida
08/14/1957 004 Fixing and Providing Regulations for Electrical Construction, Repair, Remodeling and Alteration of Electrical Wiring and Electrical Work in All Buildings Within the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Fixing and Providing the Electrical Construction Regulations for All Buildings Within the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Requiring the Obtaining of Permits Therefor and Fixing the Fees Therefor; Providing and Establishing an Electrical Code for the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida
08/14/1957 005 Providing for the Issuance of Licenses for Certain Businesses, Professions and Occupations in the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Establishing a Rate for Occupational License Taxes on Said Businesses, Professions and Occupations; Prescribing Penalties for the Violation of Said Ordinances
09/11/1957 006 Describing the Proposed Building and Setback Line on the Sewall’s Point Road in the Town of Sewall’s Point, and Providing Setbacks and Building Line Restrictions for Property Abutting Said Sewall’s Point Road
12/11/1957 007 Providing Certain Requirements of Plats for Platting of Land Located in the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida, and Providing for the Construction of Roadways and Streets, Providing for the Width of Roads and Streets, Providing for Size of Lots in a Subdivision, Providing for Penalties for Violation Thereof