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File #: O-116-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 3/6/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action: 4/2/2019
Title: Declaring a Moratorium until December 31, 2019, on the authority of the Toledo-Lucas County Plan Commission to accept applications for Special Use Permits for Residential Drug & Alcohol Treatment Facilities within Council District 4; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: City Council 3/19/2019, 2. Audio: Agenda Review 3/26/2019, 3. Audio: City Council 4/2/2019

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Councilwoman Harper

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Declaring a Moratorium until December 31, 2019, on the authority of the Toledo-Lucas County Plan Commission to accept applications for Special Use Permits for Residential Drug & Alcohol Treatment Facilities within Council District 4; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
Toledo City Council by Ordinance 147-18 declared a moratorium on the authority of the Toledo-Lucas County Plan Commission to accept applications for Special Use Permits for Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities within Council District 4. The moratorium was extended to April 15, 2019, pursuant to Ordinance 402-18. The purpose of this moratorium is to allow Council to study what adverse impact, if any, the concentration of Residential Drug & Alcohol Treatment Facilities has on neighborhoods in Toledo, particularly with regard to traffic congestion, criminal activity and the maintenance of housing in the vicinity of such facilities. The Plan Commission staff has completed the study and it was presented at the Toledo City Planning Commission meeting on February 14, 2019. It will be presented to the Toledo City Council Zoning and Planning Committee on March 20, 2019, before being presented to the full Council. An extension of the moratorium will be needed to provide Council with adequate time to review the study and recommendations of the Plan Commission.

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NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the authority of the Toledo-Lucas County Plan Commission to accept applications for Special Use Permits for Residential Drug & Alcohol Treatment Facilities within Council District 4 is hereby suspended until December 31, 2019.

SECTION 2. That this Ordinance hereby is declared to be an emergency measure and shall be in force and effect from and after its passage. The reason for the emergency lies in the fact that same is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public ...

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