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Application to Petition for Zone Change

  1. TO THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF VERMILLION, SOUTH DAKOTA

  2. 1) As authorized by §155.101 of the City of Vermillion Zoning Ordinance (I) (we):

  3. Hereby petition to rezone property owned by:

  4. 4) Please address the following criteria as best as you can. These are the "standards for rezoning" which will be addressed at the public hearing.

  5. 5. Before any changes to the zoning ordinance will be considered, the applicant is responsible to obtain written consent from the owners of 45% of the aggregate area who have the right to protest against the proposed change. Upon receipt of this form, the Zoning Administrator shall prepare the petitions necessary for the Applicant to obtain said written consent. No public hearing will be scheduled until the petitions are filed with the City.

  6. 6. Planning and Zoning Commission recommendation: The Zoning Administrator shall set the date, time, and place for a Planning and Zoning Commission public hearing. The Zoning Administrator shall post a sign of the public hearing on the property affected by a change of zone no less than 7 days prior to the scheduled public hearing. The notice shall be published in a legal newspaper of the city once, not less than 10 days prior to the public hearing. Any person may appear in person or by agent or attorney. Minutes of the public hearing shall be recorded and kept in the records of the City Council. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall either recommend or not recommend approval of the amendment to the City Council.

  7. 7. City Council action: The Zoning Administrator shall set the date, time, and place for a City Council public hearing. The Zoning Administrator shall post a sign of the public hearing on the property affected by a change of zone no less than 7 days prior to the scheduled public hearing. Any person may appear in person or by agent or attorney. Minutes of the public hearing shall be recorded and kept in the records of the City Council. The City Council shall either approve or not approve the ordinance describing the proposed amendment or change of zone to these zoning regulations, in accordance with standard procedures for reading, approval, publication, and effective date. When a proposed amendment or change of zone is approved by the City Council, the amendment shall take effect 20 days after publication, unless the referendum shall have been invoked.

  8. Electronic Signature Agreement*

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

  9. Electronic Signature Agreement

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

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  11. Acknowledgement of Fees*

    By checking the “I acknowledge” box, you acknowledge that a $150 fee must be submitted prior to the preparation of the petitions. Once the signed petitions have been filed with the City, the Zoning Administrator will schedule a Public Hearing.

  12. FAILURE OF THE APPLICANT OR AGENT TO APPEAR AT THE HEARING WILL CAUSE THE COMMITTEE TO DENY THIS APPLICATION.

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