Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 111847
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File Number: 111847 File Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
Version: 0 Reference: Control: County Commission
File Name: SAME LEVEL OF MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL LOTS Introduced: 9/1/2011
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 10/4/2011 Agenda Item Number: 4E
Notes: Title: ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 19-13(A)(2) OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO REQUIRE THE SAME LEVEL OF MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL LOTS WHETHER IMPROVED OR UNIMPROVED; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: AMENDING CODE
Sponsors: Sen. Javier D. Souto, 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 10/4/2011 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Infrastructure and Land Use Committee 11/9/2011

Board of County Commissioners 10/4/2011 4E Withdrawn
REPORT: (SEE AGENDA ITEM 4E SUBSTITUTE, LEGISLATIVE FILE NUMBER 112010.)

County Attorney 9/21/2011 Referred Infrastructure and Land Use Committee 11/9/2011

Board of County Commissioners 9/20/2011 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Infrastructure and Land Use Committee 10/26/2011

Board of County Commissioners 9/20/2011 4D Deferred 10/4/2011 P
REPORT: County Attorney Robert Cuevas announced Commissioner Souto, as the sponsor of the item, had requested it be deferred until the next scheduled Board of County Commissioners' meeting of October 4, 2011.

County Attorney 9/1/2011 Referred Infrastructure and Land Use Committee 10/26/2011

County Attorney 9/1/2011 Assigned Thomas H. Robertson

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 19-13(A)(2) OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO REQUIRE THE SAME LEVEL OF MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL LOTS WHETHER IMPROVED OR UNIMPROVED; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

BODY
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMIDADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. Section 19-13 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida, is hereby amended to read as follows:1
Sec. 19-13. Maintenance of Lots in Residential-Zoned Districts.
(A) In accordance with Section 19-14, it shall be the responsibility of the responsible party for any lot in a residential-zoned district to regularly maintain their property to prevent the following:
(1) Storage or maintenance of junk, trash, abandoned property or solid waste on any lot;
(2) The growth or accumulation of any grass, weeds, non-native undergrowth or other dead plant life[[:
(a) on improved lots,]] that exceeds the height of twelve (12) inches from the ground for more than ten (10) percent of the area to be maintained[[;]]>>.<<
[[(b) on unimproved lots, that exceeds the height of eighteen (18) inches from the ground that occurs within one hundred (100) feet from the boundary line of any property with a building or structure or within one hundred (100) feet from the boundary line of any improved road. In the event that the remaining area constitutes less than twenty-five (25) percent of the total square footage of the lot then the entire lot shall require maintenance action.]]
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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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