[R.O. 2005 §§2-351, 2-258; CC 1997 §§2-351, 2-258; Ord. No. 2948 §1, 7-15-2009; Ord. No. 3210 §1, 2-18-2015; Ord. No. 3222 §1, 7-15-2015; Ord. No. 3394, 10-17-2018]
Notice And Hearing. Whenever the provisions of this Code require a public hearing, the procedures herein shall govern.
Notice. Notice in conformity with the Revised Statutes of Missouri shall be given but in no case less than fifteen (15) days prior to said public hearing.
Fees. The fees for the public hearing as provided herein shall be at the petitioner's expense.
Time Of Publication — Content. The City Clerk shall see that at least fifteen (15) days' notice of the time and place of the hearing is published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Ellisville. The notice shall state the time and place of the hearing and the subject matter of the hearing.
Record Of Proceedings. The official or officials holding the hearing shall provide for maintaining a record of the hearing and for taking statements, evidence and testimony.
Posting Notice. In addition to publishing notice, the City Clerk shall see that a sign providing notice of a pending zoning matter is posted on the subject premises or property or City block.
Notice To Affected Property Owners. The City Clerk shall notify, in writing, all owners of the land within an area determined by lines drawn parallel to and one hundred eighty-five (185) feet distant from the boundaries of the property which is subject to a petition for change in zoning district classification, a petition for approval of a conditional use permit, or an appeal to the Board of Adjustment. In the case of a petition for a change in zoning district classification, the City Clerk shall also notify, in writing, all owners of the land within the area affected by a change in zoning district. The notice shall state the time and place of the hearing and the subject matter of the hearing. Notification of individual property owners shall not be required for a petition for a text amendment to a land use regulation.
Continuances. In the event the petitioner seeks more than one (1) continuance of any published hearing, there shall be republication and mailing of notices with all costs to be paid by petitioner; provided, however, that the Council may grant one (1) additional continuance, without republication, for good cause resulting from circumstances not within the petitioner's control.
[R.O. 2005 §2-352; CC 1997 §2-352]
In the administration of the provisions of this Article, the City Clerk shall collect fees as set out in this Code, at the time of filing of petition or application, for the various procedures as stated in this Article unless said fees are waived for good cause determined by the Council.
The City has and continues to reserve the authority to charge and collect fees including, but not limited to those set forth in this Code, for certain fixed and variable fees, charges and deposits.
There may also be imposed upon an applicant certain direct or third (3rd) party fees or expenses which may be billed by or through the City to the applicant based on the action sought including, but not limited to, various professional fees, legal notice publications and any other costs associated with public notice and the application process generally.
The City has and continues to reserve the authority to charge and collect reimbursement for third (3rd) party building plan, site plan or other review including, but not limited to, civil engineer, traffic engineer, landscape architect, legal and any other professional costs and associated expenses. The City may implement an administrative escrow and/or deposit procedure whereby funds are deposited with the City in amount equal to estimated third (3rd) party costs, with upward or downward adjustments being made after actual costs are known.
The City reserves the right to refuse to give any consideration to any petition or application before all applicable application and/or escrow and/or deposit fees are received by the City.