Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida will consider the enactment of a county ordinance in accordance with Article VIII, Section 1, of the Florida Constitution and Chapter 125, Florida Statutes. The proposed county ordinance will:
AMEND THE LEE COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, CHAPTERS 32 AND 33; SPECIFICALLY PROVIDING CENTRALIZED REGULATIONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NORTH FORT MYERS TOWN CENTER AND TWO ACTIVITY CENTERS (DOWNTOWN AND NEIGHBORHOOD) IN LEHIGH ACRES AS COMPACT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTS AND ADOPTING REGULATING PLANS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NORTH FORT MYERS TOWN CENTER. IN ADDITION, THE AMENDMENTS WILL CREATE A VOLUNTARY ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS UNDER CHAPTER 32 TO APPROVE COMPACT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTS UTILIZING ADOPTED REGULATING PLANS IN THE FORT MYERS TOWN CENTER AND THE TWO ACTIVITY CENTERS (DOWNTOWN AND NEIGHBORHOOD) IN LEHIGH ACRES.
There will be two public hearings held on two separate dates in the County Commissioners= Chambers, Lee County Courthouse, 2120 Main Street, Fort Myers, Florida. The first public hearing will be held on Tuesday, the 12th day of February, 2013, at 5:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as can be heard. The second public hearing will be held on Tuesday, the 26th day of February, 2013, at 9:30 a.m., or as soon thereafter as can be heard.
Copies of this Notice and the proposed Ordinance are on file in the Minutes Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Lee County. The public may inspect or copy the Ordinance during business hours at the Division of Public Resources. The Minutes Office and the Division of Public Resources are located in the Courthouse Administration Building, 2115 Second Street, Fort Myers, Florida.
Interested parties may appear at the meeting, in person or through a representative, and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. Anyone wishing to appeal the decision(s) made by the Board with respect to the matters considered at the meeting will need a record of the proceedings. Generally, a verbatim record, including all testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based, will be necessary.
If adopted by the Board at this meeting, the ordinance will take effect upon its filing with the Office of the Secretary of the Florida Department of State.
Persons with disabilities requiring special assistance or accommodations to attend the public hearing, may call the Division of Public Resources at 533-2737 for information.