Leon Valley
TX

Ordinance
Ordinance 17-025

Discuss and Consider Possible Action on an Ordinance Amending the City of Leon Valley Code of Ordinances, Appendix A, "Fee Schedule" Particularly, Section A.8000, "Building Construction and Related Fees," Subsection A8.012, "Plumbing, Gas, and Sewer Trench Permits," and Subsection A8.014, "Signs" to Add Fees That Were Not Included in the Last Fee Code Update

Information

Department:Community DevelopmentSponsors:
Category:Amendment

Attachments

  1. Amendment Fee Schedule 06-20-17

Item Discussion

PURPOSE

 

When the fees were updated in July 2016, there were fees unintentionally omitted for the noted categories.

 

The proposed amendments will properly designate the omitted fees and allow the City to proceed with recodification of the Code.

 

SEE LEON VALLEY

 

Social Equity - not applicable.

 

Environmental Stewardship - not applicable.

 

Economic Development - permit fees generate revenue which fund pass through expenses such as inspections and permit processing.

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

Fees need to be prescribed by Code in order to be charged to applicants.

 

STRATEGIC GOALS

 

These amendments indirectly align with Plan Goal #1, "Economic Development," which encourages reviewing and enforcing codes to promote economic development.

 

Document Comments

RECOMMENDATION

 

Staff recommends approval of the Fee Schedule amendments.

 

Body

AMENDING THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES, APPENDIX A, "FEE SCHEDULE," ARTICLE A8.000, "BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION RELATED FEES," SECTION A8.012,"PLUMBING, GAS, SEWER AND TRENCH PERMITS," ADD "(b) GAS PERMITS, AND "(c) SEWER AND TRENCH PERMITS" AND  SUBSECTION A8.014, "SIGNS"

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Leon Valley (the “City”) adopted the City Code of Ordinances through Ordinance No. 13-011, passed and approved on April 2, 2013; and

 

WHEREAS, the City desires to amend Appendix A “Fee Schedule” to ensure proper permitting fees are listed for permits requested for issuance, in order to collect the necessary pass-through operating fee; NOW THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LEON VALLEY, TEXAS, THAT:

 

Section 1:              The City hereby amends Appendix A “Fee Schedule”; Article A.8000," Building and Construction Related Fees," to Add Sec. A8.012, "Plumbing, Gas, and Sewer and Trench Fees," and A8.014 "Signs," to read as follows:

 

ARTICLE A8.000 BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION RELATED FEES

 

Sec. A8.012              Plumbing, Gas, and Sewer and Trench fees:

 

              (a)              Plumbing fees:

                           

                            (1) Base fee (includes inspection):

 

                                          Residential: $100.00

                                          Commercial: $200.00

                           

                            (2)  Reinspection fee: $65.00

 

              (b)              Gas permit fees:

                           

                            (1) Base fee (includes inspection):

 

                                          Residential: $100.00

                                          Commercial: $200.00

                           

                            (2)  Reinspection fee: $65.00

             

              (c)              Sewer and trench permit fees:

 

                            (1) Base fee (includes inspection):

 

                                          Residential: $100.00

                                          Commercial: $200.00

             

                            (2)  Reinspection fee: $65.00

                           

Sec. A8.014              Signs

 

              (a)              Temporary sign permit: $25.00 per sign

              (b)              Temporary sign deposit: $50.00 per sign

              (c)              Permanent sign permit without electric hook-up: $100.00 per sign

              (d)              Permanent sign permit with electric hook-up: $150.00 per sign

              (e)              Sign variance request: $200.00 per request

              (f)              Annual Billboard sign permit: $150.00 per year

              (g)              Temporary weekend signs: $30.00 per permit and $1.00 per sign, per                                           calendar year

              (h)              Charge for removal and impoundment of signs in the right-of-way $25.00                                           per sign

              (i)              Master sign plan: $100.00

              (j)              Sign reinspection fees, not including temporary signs: $65.00

                           

Section 2:              All ordinances and resolutions and parts or ordinances and resolutions in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of the conflict.

 

Section 3:              This Ordinance shall be effective immediately upon passage by four (4) or more affirmative votes; otherwise, it shall be effective on the tenth (10th) day after passage.

 

 

 

Meeting History

Jun 20, 2017 6:00 PM  City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Benny Martinez, Mayor Pro Tem
SECONDER:David Jordan, Council Place 5
AYES:Benny Martinez, Belinda Ealy, Monica Alcocer, David Jordan

Discussion