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File #: 60115    Version: 1 Name: Conditional Use and Demolition Approvals Extension
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/25/2020 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 3/31/2020 Final action: 4/21/2020
Enactment date: 4/28/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00331
Title: Permitting Director Of Planning, with Alder input, to approve an extension of conditional use and demolition approvals for an additional 12 months under Madison General Ordinance Sections 28.183(9) & 28.185(9)(b)
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. Planning Resolution Memo 60115
Fiscal Note
On March 23, 2020, the Mayor issued an Emergency Proclamation based on the increasing transmission of the COVID-19 virus within the City of Madison. The proposed resolution would suspend the enforcement of two provisions under Madison General Ordinance that allow the Director of Planning and Community and Economic Development to approve extensions of conditional use and demolition or removal permits for up to 24-months from the expiration date of the permit. This provision is intended to extend expiring conditional use and demolition or removal permits from 36- to 48-months. No fiscal impact is anticipated.
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Permitting Director Of Planning, with Alder input, to approve an extension of conditional use and demolition approvals for an additional 12 months under Madison General Ordinance Sections 28.183(9) & 28.185(9)(b)
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WHEREAS, on March 23, 2020, pursuant to Madison General Ordinance Section 3.19, the Mayor issued an Emergency Proclamation, based on the increasing transmission of COVID-19 within the City of Madison; and

WHEREAS, on March 24, 2020, the Governor of Wisconsin issued Emergency Order #12 ordering individuals to remain home except for Essential Travel; and

WHEREAS, as part of the Governor’s Order all Nonessential Businesses are required to close; and

WHEREAS, the closure of numerous businesses throughout the City has the potential to have significant negative financial impact on residents; and

WHEREAS, even some essential businesses, such as construction services, are attempting to navigate a unique and uncertain economy due to the global health pandemic; and

WHEREAS, some demolition and conditional use approvals are set to expire within the next three to four months and are ineligible for further extensions under Madison General Ordinance Sections 28.183(9)(b) and 28.185(9)(b); and

WHEREAS, allowing an extension of an additional 12-months may ensure such projects are able to commence prior to approval expiration.

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