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File #: O-16-5   
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 1/20/2016 In control: City Council
Final action: 4/4/2016
Enactment date: 4/22/2016 Enactment #: O-2016-007
Title: C/S Amending The Albuquerque Zoning Code To Update ?14-16-3-10 (Landscape Regulations) And ?14-16-3-1 (Off-Street Parking Regulations) To Establish Standards That Enhance, Improve And Maintain The Quality Of The Public Environment (Benton, by request)
Attachments: 1. O-5, 2. O-5 EPC Record, 3. O-5 Approved Committee Substitute, 4. CS O-5Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
4/22/2016 City Clerk Published  Action details
4/22/2016 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
4/13/2016 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
4/4/2016 City Council PassedPass Action details
3/21/2016 City Council Accepted with a recommendation Do Pass, As Substituted  Action details
3/16/2016 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do Pass, as SubstitutedPass Action details
3/16/2016 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee SubstitutedPass Action details
2/10/2016 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee PostponedPass Action details
1/20/2016 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
1/20/2016 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-SECOND COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. C/S O-16-5 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton, by request



ORDINANCE
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C/S Amending The Albuquerque Zoning Code To Update ?14-16-3-10 (Landscape Regulations) And ?14-16-3-1 (Off-Street Parking Regulations) To Establish Standards That Enhance, Improve And Maintain The Quality Of The Public Environment (Benton, by request)
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AMENDING THE ALBUQUERQUE ZONING CODE TO UPDATE ?14-16-3-10 (LANDSCAPE REGULATIONS) AND ?14-16-3-1 (OFF-STREET PARKING REGULATIONS) TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS THAT ENHANCE, IMPROVE AND MAINTAIN THE QUALITY OF THE PUBLIC ENVIRONMENT.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. THE ZONING CODE: LANDSCAPE REGULATIONS IS HEREBY AMENDED BY REPLACING THE TEXT IN ?14-16-3-10 LANDSCAPE REGULATIONS IN ITS ENTIRETY WITH THE TEXT BELOW.
? 14-16-3-10 Landscape Regulations.
APPLICABLE TO APARTMENT AND NONRESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT.
(A) Basic Requirements. Landscape is required for all apartment development and all nonresidential development in accordance with the regulations of this section.
(B) Intent and Purpose.
(1) The intent of these regulations is to establish landscape standards that enhance, improve and maintain the quality of the public environment by providing visual relief from urbanization while enriching Albuquerque's character and quality of life.
(2) The purpose of this section is to define and regulate landscape requirements that establish visually attractive, sustainable desert landscapes that aid in the creation of a quality public realm. The City recognizes landscape as a vital component to quality environments that enhance Albuquerque's overall appearance and provides public benefit through:
(a) Providing visual relief from urbanization; and
(b) Establishing a consistent, attractive streetscape that generates a sense of continuity and ...

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