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Below are listing of all ordinances passed
since March 2010. Simply click on the title to view the entire ordinance
Ordinance No. 585 -
Amending Chapter 67, Article III, Section
67-58(c) providing penalties for commencing any work on a building for
structure before obtaining the necessary permit.
Ordinance No. 586 - Amending the
Code, Chapters 64, Section 64-1(i)(3) and (j)(3) decreasing the maximum
height of a single story residence; amending Chapter 64, Section 64-1,
figure 64-6 reflecting the reduction of maximum height of a single story
residence and reducing the maximum tie beam for a single story residence.
Ordinance No. 587 -
Amending the Comprehensive Plan by
adopting the evaluation and appraisal report-based comprehensive plan
amendments as a set forth herein and attached hereto.
Ordinance No. 588 -
Amending the Code, Chapter 66, Article I, General Provisions, Sea Turtles
and Wetlands, by adding a new Section 66-3 to be entitled Bird Sanctuary,
providing for the designation of the Town of Ocean Ridge as a Bird
Ordinance No. 589
- Amending Chapter 54, Article III, Section 54-87 modifying the provisions
for overnight parking on public streets or vacant lots.
Ordinance No. 590
- Implementing the procedures found in Article III, Section 3.06 of the
Town's Charter for filling vacancies in the Office of Commissioner and
adding procedures for filling vacancies in candidacy for the Office of
Commissioner occurring after the close of qualifying as required Section
166.031(6), Florida Statutes.
Ordinance No. 591 - Prohibiting fishing from
or loitering on bridges within the town where a sign is posted prohibiting
Ordinance No. 592 - Amending Chapter 67, Article III, Section
67-31(a) Adopting the Florida Building Code to add provisions regarding wind
speed lines and risk categories of building and other structures.
No. 593 - Amending Chapter 34 of the Code adding a new Article V
declaring certain conditions on lots, parcels, and tracts within the town
boundaries to be a nuisuance, prohibiting the accumulation of trash, junk,
or debris, living and nonliving plant material, and stagnant water;
prohibiting the excessive growth of grass, weeds, brush, and other
overgrowth; prohibiting the keeping of fill on property that results in
certain conditions; prohibiting certain conditions that constitute the
imminent threat to public health; authorizing the town to undertake
immediate abatement and remedy of imminent public-health threats; providing
for enforcement of violations of this new Article V; requiring notices to
owners and, if applicable, agents, custodians, lessees, and occupants of
property in violation of this new Article V; providing for appeals of
violation notices; authorizing the imposition and levy of special
assessments if costs are incurred by the town and not reimbursed by the
property owner or, if applicable, the property agent, custodian, lessee, or
occupant; requiring notices of assessments; providing for assessments for
the cost of lot-cleanup; establishing the town as a special assessment
district; authorizing the levy of non-ad valorem assessments in connection
with violations of the provisions of Article V; providing for the collection
of non-ad valorem assessments; authorizing an agreement with the Palm beach
County Property Appraiser and Tax Collector authorizing and requiring the
adoption of a resolution regarding the town's use the uniform method of
collection non-ad valorem assessments; providing for annual non-ad valorem
No. 595 - Amending Code to comply with Chapter 2011-109, Laws of
Florida, which confers exclusive authority to regulate the filed of firearms
and ammunition to the State Legislature.
Ordinance No. 596
- Amending Chapter 67, Article III, Section 67-31(a) adopting the Florida
Building Code to add provisions regarding wind speed limes and risk
categories of buildings and other structures.
No. 597 - Opting out of the amended Palm Beach County lobbyist
registration Ordinance 2011-039.
No. 598 - Amending Code at Chapter 67, Buildings and Building
Regulations, Article VIII, Building Standards, Section 67-174, Maintenance
and Appearance Standards, and at Chapter 66, Environmental Regulations,
Article IV, Landscaping, Section 66-119; Installation; Maintenance; Plant
Material and at Chapter 34 Nuisances, Article I, in general, Section 34-6,
removal of rubbish, noxious plants, stagnant water and weeds, making it
unlawful and constituting a nuisance for ant person owning land within the
town to have or permit thereon any dead, dying or defoliated hedges or trees
and/or hedges, trees or other plants infested with any type of exotic pest
such as white fly.
No. 599 - Amending Code at Chapter 67, buildings and building
regulations, Article III, technical codes and other construction standards,
section 67-32, floor elevations.
No. 600 - Amending Code at Chapter 30 by creating a new article IX
Registration and Maintenance of Properties in foreclosure.
Ordinance No. 601 -
Amending Code at Chapter 66 Environmental Regulations by repealing and
creating a new Article I Section 662 Protection of Sea Turtles.
No. 602 - Amending Code at Chapter 66 Article IV, Landscaping, by
creating a new division 5 - Florida-friendly use of fertilizer - Sections
66-162 to 66-170.
No. 603 - Amending Code at Chapter 30, Licenses and Business
Regulations, by creating a new Article Vii, Business Permit Section 30-157,
Residential Rental Registration and Section 30-158 fee.