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File Number: 030899
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File Number: 030899 File Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: 03-130 Control: County Commission
File Name: OFFICE PARK DISTRICT ZONING Introduced: 3/31/2003
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 6/3/2003
Agenda Date: 6/3/2003 Agenda Item Number: 6D
Notes: Title: ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO OFFICE PARK DISTRICT (OPD) ZONING DISTRICT, MODIFYING LANDSCAPED OPEN SPACE REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: ZONING
Sponsors: Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Prime Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 6/3/2003 6D Adopted P

Governmental Operations and Environment Committee 5/13/2003 2B Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P

Board of County Commissioners 4/10/2003 13X Adopted on first reading 4/15/2003 P
REPORT: The public hearing for the foregoing proposed ordinance was scheduled for the Governmental Operations and Environment Committee meeting of April 15, 2003.

Board of County Commissioners 4/8/2003 13X Carried over 4/10/2003
REPORT: (NOTE: See Legistar Meeting Key #1292.)

County Attorney 3/31/2003 Assigned Governmental Operations and Environment Committee

County Attorney 3/31/2003 Assigned John D. Mc Innis

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO OFFICE PARK DISTRICT (OPD) ZONING DISTRICT, MODIFYING LANDSCAPED OPEN SPACE REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

BODY
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. Section 33-284.35 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida is hereby amended as follows:1
Sec. 33-284.5 Landscaped open space in the OPD District

(A) (Landscaped open space). Landscaped open space >>, unencumbered with any structure or off-street parking, ingress or egress drives or private drives,<< shall be provided in accordance with the requirements herein established. Areas to be credited toward the landscaped open space requirements are categorized as follows:

(1) [[Landscape areas]] >>Not less than eighty (80) percent of the required landscaped open space shall be provided<< at ground level, >>outside of any structure and such area shall be << well maintained with grass, trees and shrubbery, >>and may include water bodies which are completely enclosed within the office park development, provided, however, that such water areas shall not exceed fifty (50) percent of the required landscaped open space. Entrance features, passive recreational uses, pedestrian walks, permanent outdoor art displays, sitting areas and putting greens may also be included in the required landscaped open space.<< [[unencumbered with any structure or off-street parking, or private drives and water bodies which are completely enclosed within the office park development.]]

[[(2) All of the following uses when located at ground levels:

(a) Entrance features;

(b) Passive recreational uses;

(c) Pedestrian walks;

(d) Permanent outdoor art displays;

(e) Sitting areas;

(f) Putting greens.]]

[[(3)]]>>(2)<< Specific areas within the enclosed or non enclosed malls which are landscaped with grass, trees and/or shrubbery, water areas therein, and areas therein with permanent art displays.

[[(4)]]>>(3)<< [[Category (1) and (2) areas on roof decks and other above-grade surfaces. These areas shall be provided and maintained for the common benefit of all occupants of the building.]] >>Roof decks and other above-grade surfaces.<<

[[The minimum landscaped open space for a one-story building shall be 40 percent of the total lot area. The minimum landscaped open space shall be increased by three percent for each additional story or any part thereof, based on the tallest structure on the property. Each parking level within the structure shall be calculated as one story. The following are the minimum and maximum amounts for each of the above categories of landscaped open space:

Minimum Maximum
Subparagraph (percent) (percent)
(A) (1) 80 None
(A) (2) None 20
(A) (3) None 10
(A) (4) None 10]]

>>The minimum landscaped open space shall be in accordance with the following:

Net Acreage Minimum Percentage
Up to 10.0 25%
10.1 to 20.0 30%
20.1 to 30.0 35%
Above 30 40%

The minimum landscaped open space shall be increased by three (3) percent for each additional story or part thereof above two (2) stories, based on the tallest structure on the property. Each parking level within the structure shall be calculated as one story.<<

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Section 2. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or provision of this ordinance is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected by such invalidity.
Section 3. It is the intention of the Board of County Commissioners, and it is hereby ordained that the provisions of this ordinance, including any sunset provision, shall become and be made a part of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The sections of this ordinance may be renumbered or relettered to accomplish such intention, and the word "ordinance" may be changed to "section," "article," or other appropriate word.
Section 4. This ordinance shall become effective ten (10) days after the date of enactment unless vetoed by the Mayor, and if vetoed, shall become effective only upon an override by this Board.
1 Words stricken through and/or [[double bracketed]] shall be deleted. Words underscored and/or >>double arrowed<< constitute the amendment proposed. Remaining provisions are now in effect and remain unchanged.



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