O R D I N A N C E
STATE OF LOUISIANA
CITY OF MONROE
The following Ordinance was offered by Mrs. Dawson who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Mr. Marshall :
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Monroe has held its Public Hearing with respect to the following proposed Zoning Map Amendment, to-wit:
An amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone a ±4.0-acre tract of land, more or less, from being in Ouachita Parish to the B-3 (General Business/Commercial) District, for a house of worship, at 5800 Frontage Road.
WHEREAS, the City Council has further considered the report of the Monroe Planning Commission recommending approval, on a 5-0-1 majority vote. The applicant wishes to operate a house of worship. The Open Space (Open Space) District is not the appropriate zoning district for the applicant to development the property for commercial use.
BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana in legal session convened that the Zoning Map of the City of Monroe and the boundaries thereof which map is described in Section 37-34 of the City of Monroe Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance and which map shown the Zoning Districts and Boundaries thereof, be and the same are hereby amended to zone the ±4.0-acre described to the B-3 (General Business/Commercial) District as shown on the map which is attached hereto and made a part thereof and which is adopted as the new Zoning Map of the City of Monroe.
This ordinance was INTRODUCED on the 22nd day of August 2023.
NOTICE PUBLISHED on the 25th, 28th & 30th day of August , 2023.
This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published was then submitted to a final vote as a whole, the vote thereon being as follows:
AYES: Harvey, Ezernack, Woods, Marshall & Dawson
And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the 12th day of September , 2023.
Carolus S. Riley
Oliver Friday Ellis