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Legislation #: 081098 Introduction Date: 10/30/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 12/21/2008
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing subsection 80-420, Penalty for violation of chapter, and enacting a new section that increases the fines for zoning violations. (254-S-257)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/29/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/30/2008 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
11/19/2008 Hold On Agenda (12/3/2008)
12/3/2008 Do Pass as a Committee Substitute
12/4/2008 Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
12/11/2008 Passed

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081086_97_98_107 Affidavit of Publication.pdf Other 47K Affidavit of Publication
Adv. 111908 No. 2 Revised.pdf Advertise Notice 8K Advertise Notice
081098.pdf Authenticated 81K Authenticated
C00254S257_FACTSHEET_10-21-08.doc Fact Sheet 52K Fact Sheet
C000254S257_StaffReport_10-21-08.doc Staff Report 39K StaffRreport

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 081098

 

Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing subsection 80-420, Penalty for violation of chapter, and enacting a new section that increases the fines for zoning violations. (254-S-257)

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 80-420, Penalty for violation of chapter, and enacting a new subsection 80-420 to read as follows:

 

Sec. 80-420. Penalty for violation of chapter.

 

(a) The owner or general agent of a building or premises where a violation of any provisions of this chapter has been committed or shall exist, or the lessee or tenant of an entire building or entire premises where such violation has been committed or shall exist, or the owner, general agent, lessee or tenant of any part of the building or premises in which such violation has been committed or shall exist, or the general agent, architect, builder, contractor or any other person who commits, takes part or assists in any such violation, or who maintains any building or premises in which any such violation shall exist, shall be guilty of an ordinance violation punishable by a fine of not less than $10.00 and not more than $500.00 for each and every day that such violation continues, or by imprisonment for ten days for each and every day such violation shall continue, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court; but, for the second and subsequent offenses involving the same violation at the same building or premises, the punishment shall be a fine of not less that $250.00 and not more than $1,000.00 for each and every day that such violation shall continue, or imprisonment for ten days for each and every day such violation shall continue, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.

 

(b) Any person who, having been ordered by the Director of City Development to remove any violation of this Chapter, shall fail to comply with such order within ten days after service of the order or shall continue to violate any provision of this Chapter in the respect or as specified in such order shall also be subject to a civil penalty of $250.00.

 

Section 2. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed amendment hereinabove, all public notices and hearings required by the Zoning Ordinance have been given and had.

 

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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, the foregoing ordinance was duly advertised and public hearings were held.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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M. Margaret Sheahan Moran

Assistant City Attorney