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Ordinances for Calendar Year 1989

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Ordinances for Calendar Year 1988

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Ordinances for Calendar Year 1987

Date Adopted Number Subject
01/14/1987 167 Creating Regulations for the Protection of Mangroves Within the Town of Sewall’s Point; Adopting by Reference State Law and Regulations
02/11/1987 168 Providing for Enforcement of County Ordinance No. 311 Within the Incorporated Limits of the Town of Sewall’s Point
05/13/1987 169 Providing that Applicants for Official Action from the Town of Sewall’s Point with Regard to Land Development, Land Use, or Land Improvements Shall be Required to Pay for the Professional Services Required by the Application, as a Condition to the Issuance of the Permit or Approval of the Application or Petition
05/13/1987 170 Amending Section 4-18 of the Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances; Providing a Special Building Permit for Construction of New Swimming Pools and Imposing a Fee of $100.00
09/02/1987 171 Prohibiting the Erection or Maintenance of Obstructions Within the Right-of-Way, Creating New Code Section 13-32, Entitled Public Right-of-Way Obstructions
09/02/1987 172 Amending Chapter 2, Article 4 Commissions, Boards and Committees, Division 2, Code Enforcement Board, Section 2-102 Providing for Regulation of Local Construction by the Code Enforcement Board

Ordinances for Calendar Year 1986

Date Adopted Number Subject
01/08/1986 161 Granting to Florida Power & Light Company, Its Successors and Assigns, an Electric Franchise; Imposing Provisions and Conditions Relating Thereto; Providing for Monthly Payments to the Town of Sewall’s Point
06/11/1986 162 Amending Section III of Appendix B of the Zoning Code for the Town of Sewall’s Point: Amending the Definition of Building Height
12/10/1986 163 Amending Sections 11-57 and 11-58 of the Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances; Limiting Required Removal of Offensive Plants or Trees to Owners Acquiring Title to the Affected Lands on and After December 11, 1985
12/10/1986 164 Repealing Section 4-16.2, Which Established a Moratorium on the Issuance of Building Permits for Satellite Antennae
12/10/1986 165 Amending Sections 6.1-2, 6.1-4(b), 6.1-4(b)(5), 6.1-5(a), 6.1-5(b)(4)c., 6.1-5(b)(4)d., 6.1-5(b)(4)e., and 6.1-5(b)(4)h. of the Code of Ordinances for the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida
12/10/1986 166 Amending Section 4-16(a) of the Code of Ordinances of the Town of Sewall’s Point; Adopting the South Florida Building Code in Its Most Recent Edition and Revisions as the Building Code for the Town of Sewall’s Point

Ordinances for Calendar Year 1985

Date Adopted Number Subject
04/10/1985 155 Amending Appendix B-Zoning, Section III, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Providing Amended Definition of “Accessory Building”
05/08/1985 156 Amending Section 4-18, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Providing for Additional Building Permit Fees for Sheet Metal Contractors, Roofing Contractors, Air Conditioning Contractors and Pool Contractors
05/08/1985 157 Prohibiting Commercial Solicitation on Private Property
06/12/1985 158 Amending Article III, Chapter 7, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Providing for Local Implementation of the Water Shortage Plan of the South Florida Water Management District; Providing Additional Definitions
11/13/1985 159 Preempting Application of County Ordinances Within the Incorporated Limits of the Town of Sewall’s Point
12/11/1985 160 Amending Article IV, “Tree Removal Regulations” of the Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances; Requiring the Removal of Brazilian Pepper, Australian Pine and Melaleuca Plants or Trees from Property Being Improved by New Construction Prior to the Issuance of a Building Permit; Prohibiting Planting of Such Species

Ordinances for Calendar Year 1984

Date Adopted Number Subject
02/08/1984 145 Amending Section VI, Appendix B, Zoning, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Providing Minimum Required Lot Area of Not Less than 18,00 Square Feet and Side Yard Width of Not Less than Twenty (20) Feet in Residential Districts
02/08/1984 147 Amending Chapter 6.1, Flood Damage Prevention, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Providing the Basis for Establishing the Areas of Special Flood Hazard; Provision for a Minimum Floor Elevation or Flood Proofing Certification
05/09/1984 148 Amending Section XI.I., Appendix B, Zoning, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Providing Minimum Setbacks for Commercial Signs; Establishing Maximum Height for Commercial Signs
07/11/1984 149 Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Prohibiting Living Aboard Vessels Within the Town; Providing a Definition of Live-Aboard Uses; Establishing Requirements for Sanitation Devices; Prohibiting Discharge of Waste
06/13/1984 150 Creating Subsection F of Section VIII of Appendix B-Zoning, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Defining Late Night Uses to be Any Use in the B-1 Zoning District Between the Hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.; Providing for Permitting Procedure for Late Night Uses
07/11/1984 151 Amending Appendix B-Zoning, Section XIII.B., Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida; Providing for One Alternate Member to the Planning and Zoning Board
08/08/1984 152 Effecting the Abandonment and Vacating the Portion of Ridgeland Drive
07/24/1984 153 Repealing Section 4, Appendix A – Subdivision Regulations, Code of Ordinances, Eliminating Minimum Eight Foot Elevation for Habitable Space in Houses
09/10/1984 154 Creating Subsection E of Section XIII of Appendix B-Zoning, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida, Prescribing the Procedures to be Used in Obtaining a Special Exception for a Use that Would Not be Appropriate Generally Throughout a Particular Zoning District

Ordinances for Calendar Year 1983

Date Adopted Number Subject
04/13/1983 136 Prohibiting Commercial Solicitation on Private Property
05/11/1983 137 Adopting by Reference All Infractions Under State Law
05/11/1983 138 Reorganizing the Municipal Code Enforcement Board; Increasing Membership to Seven (7) Members; Conforming Procedures to Requirements of Chapter 82-37, Florida Statutes
06/08/1983 139 Amending the Comprehensive Plan of the Town of Sewall’s Point as Proposed in the Five-Year Comprehensive Plan Evaluation and Appraisal Report of the Local Planning Agency of the Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida, Submitted in July 1982
08/10/1983 140 Amending the Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances Appendix B-Zoning; Permitting Hedges Along the Rear and Side Lot Lines and Behind the Front Building Line to Exceed the Seven Foot Height Limitation with Consent of Adjacent Property Owners
08/10/1983 141 Amending the Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances; Providing for a Temporary Moratorium on Issuance of Building Permits for Satellite Antennae
08/10/1983 142 Amending the Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances, Appendix B-Zoning; Prohibiting Signs on Trees
09/14/1983 143 Providing for Local Enforcement of the Water Shortage Plan of the South Florida Water Management District
12/14/1983 144 Amending Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances; Providing for Regulations and Restrictions on the Construction of Satellite Television Antenna Systems Within the Town

Ordinances for Calendar Year 1982

Date Adopted Number Subject
03/10/1982 131 Amending Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances Appendix B-Zoning; Amending Certain Portions of the Parking Ordinance by Changing the Words “Standard Passenger Vehicle” to “Standard Passenger Automobile”
03/10/1982 132 Repealing Ordinance Number 127 of the Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances
04/14/1982 133 Amending Appendix B-Zoning, of the Code of Ordinances by Adding Section to VIII-A-11 Defining Alcoholic Beverages; Adding a Chapter to be Entitled Alcoholic Beverages
06/09/1982 134 Recognizing the Local Planning Agency; Deleting Designation of Town Commission as the Local Planning Agency; Reconstituting Membership of the Local Planning Agency with the Members of the Members of the Planning and Zoning Board and Five Others Appointed by the Town Commission; Establishing Terms of Office and Selection of Officers; Requiring Public Meetings; Setting Quorum
10/13/1982 135 Amending Section III, Appendix B, Zoning, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida: Providing Definitions for Lot Depth, Lot Width, and Lot Lines: Amending Section VI.E.1., Appendix B, Zoning, Code of Ordinances, Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida: Amending Minimum Required Lot Dimensions to Eliminate Irregular Lot Exception

Ordinances for Calendar Year 1981

Date Adopted Number Subject
01/14/1981 123 Amending Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances Appendix B-Zoning; Providing for the Board of Zoning Adjustment to be Represented at Each and Every Public Hearing of the Board by its Own Attorney; Providing for the Board of Zoning Adjustment Attorney to be Paid for his Services Separate and Apart from the from the Town Attorney’s Fees for Services; Providing for Insertion in the Town Code; Providing Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Therewith; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional
05/06/1981 124 Authorizing the Town Commission to Prohibit or Curtail Certain Non Essential Uses of Water and to Conserve Available Water Resources During a Declared Water Shortage and Water Shortage Emergency; Defining the Terms Pertaining Thereto; Providing for Application of Ordinance; Providing for Enforcement and Penalties; Providing for Exceptions; Providing Separation; Providing for Emergency Adoption
04/08/1981 125 Creating a Code Enforcement Board; Providing for Legislative Intent; Providing for Applicability; Providing for Definitions; Providing for Hearings; Providing for Powers; Providing for Fines; Providing for Appeal; Providing for Notification; Providing for Insertion in the Town Code; Providing Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Therewith; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional
05/13/1981 126 Establishing Procedures for Disposal of Town Assets; Providing for Insertion in Town Code; Providing Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Therewith; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional
06/10/1981 127 Amending Ordinance No. 124 Which Authorizes the Town Commission to Prohibit or Curtail Certain Non Essential Uses of Water and to Conserve Available Water Resources During a Declared Water Shortage and Water Shortage Emergency; Defining the Terms Pertaining Thereto; Providing for Application of Ordinance; Providing for Enforcement and Penalties; Providing for Exceptions; Providing Separation; Providing for Emergency Adoption
06/10/1981 128 Amending Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances Appendix B-Zoning; Defining the Word “Hedge”; Providing for Insertion in the Town Code; Providing Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Therewith; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional
08/12/1981 129 Amending Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances, Appendix A-Subdivision Regulations; Requiring Evidence of Approval for Minor Subdivisions; Prohibiting Further Minor Subdivision of a Minor Subdivision; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional; Providing for Incorporation in the Town Code; Providing for Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Herewith; Declaring a Grave Emergency to Exist
10/14/1981 130 Assessing in Criminal Proceedings in Addition to All Other Costs, an Additional One Dollar ($1.00) to be Used for Law Enforcement Education and Training; Providing for Insertion in the Town Code; Providing Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Therewith; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional

Ordinances for Calendar Year 1980

Date Adopted Number Subject
05/14/1980 119 Amending Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances Appendix A-Subdivision Regulations; Providing for Cost Deposits for Minor Subdivision and Reimbursement of Town Expenses on Behalf of Minor Subdivision Applicants; Providing for Reimbursement of All Costs from Subdivision Developers to the Town of Sewall’s Point for its Costs and Expenses Incurred on Behalf of Subdivision Developers for Platting of Subdivisions; Providing for Insertion in the Town Code; Providing Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Herewith; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional
05/14/1980 120 Amending Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances Appendix B-Zoning; Providing for All Costs of Appeal to Board of Zoning Adjustment; Providing for Insertion in the Town Code; Providing Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Therewith; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional
06/11/1980 121 Amending Town of Sewall’s Point Code of Ordinances, Appendix B-Zoning; Providing for Regulation of Fuel Storage Facilities; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional; Providing for Incorporation in the Town Code; Providing Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Herewith; Declaring a Grave Emergency to Exist
12/10/1980 122 Amending and Adding to Chapter 4, Building and Building Regulations; Providing for Permit Applications; Providing for Lintels Structural Minimum Requirements; Providing for Foundation Construction; Providing for Construction Site Cleaning; Providing for Plumbing Test; Providing for Concrete Masonry Walls Specifications; Providing for Minimum Roof Sheathing; Providing for Termite Protection  Requirements; Providing for Certificate of Occupancy Revocation and Issuance; Providing for Separation in the Event a Section or Portion is Declared to be Unconstitutional; Providing Repeal of Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Therewith; Providing for Inspection in the Town Code