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File #: O-19-52   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Council - Final Action
File created: 3/4/2019 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Amending The Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO) Section ?14-16-3-5(J)(3) Old Town HPO 5, Other Development Standards To Allow Increased Types And Amount Of Signage In Old Town And To Incorporate Outdoor Display And Demonstration Into Old Town HPO 5; And Amending Section ?13-3-2-1 Old Town Solicitations Ordinance To Replace All References To The H1 Historic Old Town Zone With Old Town HPO 5 (Benton)
Attachments: 1. O-52
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-19-52 ENACTMENT NO. _____________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


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Amending The Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO) Section ?14-16-3-5(J)(3) Old Town HPO 5, Other Development Standards To Allow Increased Types And Amount Of Signage In Old Town And To Incorporate Outdoor Display And Demonstration Into Old Town HPO 5; And Amending Section ?13-3-2-1 Old Town Solicitations Ordinance To Replace All References To The H1 Historic Old Town Zone With Old Town HPO 5 (Benton)
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. FINDINGS
(A) In 2010, the City Council amended (F/S O-10-34) the H-1 Historic Old Town to allow limited outdoor demonstrations and displays in Old Town, and sought to strike a balance between the need to increase visibility of retail shops in Old Town and the interest in maintaining the historic nature and integrity of Old Town.
(B) In 2018, an online Task Force was convened of Old Town property owners, residents, and business owners to review the sign regulations that apply to Old Town.
(C) The Task Force recommended that:
a. More types of signage be allowed in Old Town HPO 5, particularly Portable signs, commonly known as sandwich boards;
b. More signage be allowed in terms of size and number;
c. Outdoor Display language in the IDO be clarified to allow for the display of retail goods; and
d. Outdoor Demonstration provisions be carried over from the H-1 zone to the IDO Old Town HPO 5.
(D) The following amendments seek to continue to balance the need to increase visibility of retail shops in Old Town and the interest in maintaining the historic nature and integrity of Old Town, while also ensuring that the language is clear and enforceable.
SECTION 2. Section ?13-3-2-1 Old Town Solicitations Ordinance, find and replace all references to the "H1 Historic Old Town Zone" with "Old Town...

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