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Ordinance 2016-15 Sea Turtle Protection
Posted Date:
6/23/2016
Public Safety and Protection of Sea Turtles
TOWN OF LONGBOAT KEY
TOWN COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCE 2016-15
JULY 5, 2016 – 1:00 PM

Notice is hereby given that the Longboat Key Town Commission will hold second reading and public hearing on July 5, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. The public hearings will be held in the Town Commission Chamber, at Town Hall, 501 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key, Florida.

ORDINANCE 2016-15
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LONGBOAT KEY, FLORIDA, RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND TO THE PROTECTION OF SEA TURTLES; AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, TITLE 9 GENERAL REGULATIONS, CHAPTER 100 SEA TURTLES; RENAMING CHAPTER 100 SEA TURTLES TO MARINE TURTLE PROTECTION; RENAMING AND AMENDING SECTION 100.02 PURPOSE OF PROVISIONS TO SECTION 100.01 PURPOSE OF PROVISIONS; RENAMING AND AMENDING SECTION 100.01 DEFINITIONS TO SECTION 100.02 DEFINITIONS; AND AMENDING SECTION 100.02 FOR ARTIFICIAL LIGHT, BEACH, COASTAL CONSTRUCTION CONTROL LINE (CCCL), DIRECT ILLUMINATION, LOW-PROFILE LUMINARIES, NEW DEVELOPMENT, AND BY ADDING DEFINITIONS OF BEACH ACCESS, COASTAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES, CUMULATIVELY ILLUMINATED, DECORATIVE LIGHTING, DOWNWARD-DIRECT, DUNE, EXISTING DEVELOPMENT, FDEP, FLOODLIGHT, FRONTAL DUNE, FWC, FWC APPROVED MARINE TURTLE FIXTURES AND BULBS, FWS, GROUND-LEVEL BARRIER, HATCHLING, ILLUMINATED, INDIRECTLY ILLUMINATED, LIGHT FIXTURE, MARINE TURTLE, NEST, NESTING SEASON, NIGHTTIME, OFFICIAL TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE, OFFICIAL TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL, POINT SOURCE, PORTABLE RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT, SHIELD, SHIELDED, SPOTLIGHT, TEMPORARY STRUCTURES, TINTED OR FILMED GLASS, UPLIGHT, AND VISIBLE FROM THE BEACH TO THE REGULATIONS; RENAMING AND AMENDING SECTION 100.03 FROM NEW DEVELOPMENT; REQUIREMENTS; PROHIBITIONS TO LIGHTING STANDARDS FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT, AMENDING SECTION 100.03 TO INCLUDE ADDING AND AMENDING EXTERIOR ARTIFICIAL LIGHT FIXTURES, SOURCES OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHT, DIRECT ILLUMINATION, INDIRECT ILLUMINATION, CUMULATIVE ILLUMINATION, FLOODLIGHTS AND ACCENT LIGHTS, MOTION DETECTOR LIGHTING, DUNE CROSSWALK LIGHTING, PARKING AREA LIGHTING, VEHICULAR LIGHTING, TINTED OR FILMED GLASS, ILLUMINATED SIGNS AND TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION LIGHTING; AMENDING SECTION 100.5 EXISTING DEVELOPMENT TO INCLUDE ADDING AND AMENDING EXTERIOR ARTIFICIAL LIGHT FIXTURES, SOURCE OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHT, DIRECT ILLUMINATION, INDIRECT ILLUMINATION, CUMULATIVE ILLUMINATION, GROUND-LEVEL BARRIERS, INTERIOR LIGHTING, FLOODLIGHTS AND ACCENT LIGHTS, MOTION DETECTOR LIGHTING, DUNE CROSSWALK LIGHTING, ILLUMINATED SIGNS AND VARIANCES; AMENDING SECTION 100.06 PUBLICLY OWNED LIGHTING TO INCLUDE ADDING AND AMENDING PUBLICLY OWNED LIGHTING, TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES AND TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNALS; RENAMING SECTION 100.07 FROM ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTY TO PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES; DELETING REFERENCES TO ENFORCEMENT PROCESS IN SECTION 100.07 AND AMENDING BY ADDING TRANSIENT LIGHTING, OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES ON THE BEACH, PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES, FIRES ON THE BEACH, PLACING TRASH ON THE BEACH, LAUNCHING MOTORIZED VESSEL FROM THE BEACH, GOLFING ON THE BEACH, USING PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS FOR MECHANICAL BEACH CLEANING, ANIMALS ON THE BEACH; ADDING SECTION 100.08 OBSTRUCTIONS ON THE BEACH AND BEACH ACCESS AREAS PROHIBITED BY LIMITING TEMPORARY STRUCTURES AND PORTABLE RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT ON THE BEACH AND PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES; ADDING SECTION 100.09 UNLAWFUL TO KILL, MOLEST, OR INJURE MARINE TURTLES BY ADDING PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 379.2431 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTE; RENUMBERING SECTION 100.07 ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTY TO SECTION 100.10 ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTY; AMENDING SECTION 100.10 ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTY BY PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTY; ADDING SECTION 100.11 LOCAL APPROVAL NOT EXCLUSIVE; ADDING SECTION 100.12 APPLICABILITY; ADDING SECTION 100.13 SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AMENDING SECTION 100.20 SEA TURTLE VEGETATION PROTECTION; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the ordinances. Copies of the ordinances and related materials may be viewed prior to the public hearing at the Office of the Town Clerk, 501 Bay Isles Road, Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. No verbatim record by a certified court reporter is made of these proceedings. Accordingly, any person who may seek to appeal any decision involving the matters noticed herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimony and evidence at these proceedings upon which any appeal is to be based (see Section 286.0105, FS). In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, FS, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 941-316-1999 forty-eight (48) hours in advance of this proceeding. Call 941-373-7002 if you are hearing impaired.

 

 
 
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