98RS SB1


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SB 1 (BR 1000) - L. Saunders

     AN ACT relating to planning and zoning in counties containing a city of the first class.
     Create new sections of KRS 100 to permit planning and zoning commissions in counties containing a city of the first class to issue remedial orders and impose civil fines for the strengthening of binding elements in land use development plans; permit the local government to enforce binding elements as a civil offense within certain limitations; prescribe the administrative limitations for a planning commission which has been given the authority to enforce binding elements; permit land use enforcement officers to issue warning notices and citations as prescribed and require persons cited to respond within 14 days; outline the procedures for hearings before the planning commission; require appeals from the planning commission to go before the District Court then Circuit Court in which the planning commission is located; establish a lien in favor of the planning commission for fines levied by the court as a result of the enforcement of binding elements; permit a local government to take immediate action to enforce binding elements if there is a threat to the public health, safety and welfare of the community or if the absence of immediate action could cause irreparable or irreversible; and cite as "Binding Element Enforcement Act".


     SCS - Amend Section 2, relating to definitions, to clarify that the bill only applies to counties containing a city of the first class.
     HFA (1, S. Riggs) - Add new sections to bill which will amend KRS 100.211 to require a majority of the entire legislative body to approve planning commission recommendations and zoning map amendments; and repeal KRS 100.2111
     HFA (2, S. Riggs) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 6-introduced in Senate; to State and Local Government (S)
     Jan 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for January 21, 1998
     Jan 21-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute
     Jan 22-received in House
     Jan 23-to State Government (H)
     Jan 29-posted in committee
     Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 5-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for February 6, 1998; floor amendment (1) and floor title amendment (2) filed
     Feb 12-3rd reading, passed 86-1
     Feb 17-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Feb 25-signed by Governor

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