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Legislation #: 970941 Introduction Date: 6/26/1997
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 8/3/1997
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, 1996, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance, by repealing Appendix A, Section 2.4 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to add day care as a principal use.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/26/1997

Prepare to Introduce

6/26/1997

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

7/16/1997

Do Pass

7/17/1997

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

7/24/1997

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 970941

 

Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, 1996, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance, by repealing Appendix A, Section 2.4 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to add day care as a principal use.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, 1996, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance, is hereby amended by repealing Appendix A, Section 2.4, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:

 

2.4 GP-4. High Density Residential Uses.

 

I. Purpose. The GP-4 zone is primarily for apartment buildings located in relation to outlying major thoroughfares or in peripheral relationship to outlying regional or local business districts.

 

II. Permitted uses. The following uses shall be permitted:

 

A. Principal uses.

 

1. Apartments or other multi-family residences having three (3) or more

dwelling units.

 

2. Hospitals (minimum lot area - 10 acres).

 

3. Junior or senior high schools and schools of higher learning, public or private

(minimum lot area - 10 acres; minimum yard depth or width - 50 feet).

 

4. Elementary schools, public or private (minimum lot area - 5 acres; minimum

yard depth or width - 50 feet).

 

5. Churches (minimum lot area - 3 acres; minimum yard depth or width - 30

feet).

 

6. Nursing homes.

 

7. Golf courses, not including miniature golf courses or golf driving ranges, if

a part of an overall development plan for residential development.

 

8. Day care centers.

 

9. Accessory uses customarily incident to the above uses including golf course

clubhouses and driving ranges which are accessory to golf courses.

 

III. Building height, coverage, lot area, lot width, and yards regulation.

 

A. Building height. None, except as prescribed within any airport runway approach zone (see Section 1.6).

 

B. Coverage and minimum open space. No building or buildings on any lot shall occupy more than thirty percent (30%) of the lot area. Not less than forty percent

(40%) of the lot area shall be in open landscaped yard space, unobstructed by

vehicular driveways or parking areas.

 

C. Minimum lot area.

 

1. For three (3) or more bedroom apartments - 4,300 square feet per unit;

 

2. For two (2) bedroom apartments - 3,300 square feet per unit;

 

3. For one (1) bedroom apartments - 2,200 square feet per unit;

 

4. For efficiency apartments and transient hotel rooms - 1,600 square feet per

unit.

 

5. For nursing homes, 715 square feet per bed if dormitory design; otherwise,

one-half () the lot area requirements as stated above.

 

D. Minimum lot width. Eighty (80) feet.

 

E. Yards. No building shall be located nearer than twenty (20) feet from any property line or less than a distance equal to fifty percent (50%) of its height, whichever is

greater. Where any property line is a street property line, the yard related to the

building height may be measured from the centerline of the street.

 

IV. Parking and loading requirements. In the GP-4 zone, no on-street parking shall be permitted. Off-street parking shall be provided in amounts not less than three (3) parking spaces for each two (2) apartments and otherwise all parking shall conform to the requirements of Section 80-444 and Section 80-445, Code of Ordinances (the Zoning Ordinance).

 

Section B. 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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Assistant City Attorney