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2017 Adopted Ordinances


Ord. No. 2017-01-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Declaring Surplus Certain Vehicles and Equipment Owned by the City of Covington (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on November 15, 2016; public hearing and action on January 17, 2017; effective on February 3, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-02 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Enlarging the Boundaries of the City of Covington, Louisiana, Describing the Property to be Annexed and Added Thereto as Lot 59-B (28,819 Square Feet), in Square 59, and a Portion of Edna Street (6,505 Square Feet), Town of Mailleville, Located in Section 42, Township 7 South, Range 11 East, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Which Square is Bounded by 3rd Street, Ruby Street, 4th Street and Edna Street, and Also Classifying this Property as IH-Medical Services Zoning District Under the Zoning Laws of the City of Covington (Zoning Case No. 16-11-03ANNEX) (Smith)
(Introduced on December 13, 2016; public hearing and action on January 17, 2017; effective on February 27, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-03 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2016 Budget for Grants and Drug Forfeiture Funds (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on January 17, 2017; public hearing and action on February 7, 2017; effective on February 24, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-04-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 18 Buildings and Building Regulations, Article III. Land Clearing, Division 2. Permits, to Include Section 18-125. Underbrushing Permit (Wright)
(Introduced on January 17, 2017; public hearing and action on February 7, 2017; effective on February 24, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-05-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Appendix B, Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of 2010, Part 5. Special Provisions, Sec. 5.5. Tattoo Parlors, Subsection 5.503. Tattoo Parlor Development Requirements (Zoning Case No. 16-12-02TXT) ( Smith)
(Introduced on January 17, 2017; public hearing and action on March 7, 2017; effective on March 24, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-06-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Contract With Baby Lee, LLC (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on February 7, 2017; public hearing and action on March 7, 2017; effective on March 24, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-07-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Covington, Louisiana, to Reclassify a 1.0481 Parcel of Land Located on Polders Lane, in Section 38, Township 6 South, Range 11 East, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, from a Planned Residential District (PRD-Single Family/Duplex) to a Planned Residential District (PRD-Multifamily/One (1) Apartment Building with 38 Units) (Zoning Case No. 17-02-01REZONING/PRD) (Callahan)
(Introduced on May 7, 2017; public hearing and action on May 2, 2017; effective on May 18, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-08-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Authorizing the Mayor to Execute an Amendment of Lease with Favret Investment, LLC for the Use of its Property as Warehouse Space (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on May 2, 2017; public hearing and action on May 18, 2017; effective on June 1, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-09-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Appendix B, Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of 2010, Part 4. General Provisions, Section 4.2. Landscaping (Zoning Case No. 17-04-TXT) (Wright)
(Introduced on May 2, 2017; public hearing and action on June 6, 2017; effective on June 22, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-10-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 83 Fees, Article IV. Miscellaneous Fees, to Add Sec. 83-8. Tree Removal Permit Fee (Wright)
(Introduced on May 2, 2017; public hearing and action on June 6, 2017; effective on June 22, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-11-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 102 Vegetation, Article I. In General (Wright)
(Introduced on May 2, 2017; public hearing and action on June 6, 2017; effective on June 22, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-12-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Levying, Imposing and Adopting the Current Millage Rates on all Property Subject to Taxation in the City of Covington, State of Louisiana, for the Year 2017 (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on June 6, 2017; public hearing and action on July 18, 2017; effective on January 1, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-13 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2017 Operating Budget for Election Costs, Rev. Peter Atkins Park Bathrooms and Water and Sewer Rate Study (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on June 6, 2017; public hearing and action on July 18, 2017; effective on August 3, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-14-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 98 Utilities, Article IV. Rates and Charges, Section 98-126. Sewer and Water Connection Charges, Section 98-131. Extension of Water Mains and Section 98-132. Extension of Sewer Mains (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on July 17, 2017; public hearing and action on August 15, 2017; effective on August 31, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-15 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Appendix B, Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of 2010, Part 3. Use Districts, Section 3.31. HDC-MUOD Historic Downtown Covington Mixed-Use Overlay District, Subsection 3.3101. Permitted Uses, Subsection 3.3106. Area Requirements, and Subsection 3.3108. Height Requirements (Zoning Case #17-07-02TXT) (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on August 15, 2017; public hearing and action on September 19, 2017; effective on October 5, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-16-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Declaring the 20' Alleys in Square 712 and 713, Division of New Covington, City of Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Abandoned, Vacated, Closed and Not Needed for Public Purposes (Planning Case #17-07-01STREET/ALLEY REVOCATION) (Rolling)
(Introduced on August 15, 2017; public hearing and action on September 19, 2017; effective on October 5, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-17-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 18 Buildings and Building Regulations, Article II. Codes, Division 2. Uniform Construction Code, Section 18-56. Schedule of Permit and Inspection Fees and Article III. Land Clearing, Division 2. Permits, Section 18-120. Permits and Approvals (Smith)
(Introduced on August 15, 2017; public hearing and action on September 19, 2017; effective on October 5, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-18-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 66 Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, Article IV. Offenses Affecting Public Morals, Sec. 66-113. Obscenity (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on August 15, 2017; public hearing and action on September 19, 2017; effective on October 19, 2017)

Ord. #2017-19-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending a Section of the Comprehensive Pay/Step Plan for the Covington Police Department (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on August 15, 2017; public hearing and action on September 19, 2017)

Ord. #2017-20 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2017 Budget for Tree Planting in Public Places (Smith)
(Introduced on August 15, 2017; public hearing and action on September 19, 2017; effective on October 5, 2017)

Ord. #2017-21-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2017 Budget for Air Conditioning and Heating Replacement in the Greater Covington Center (Rolling)
(Introduced on August 15, 2017; public hearing and action on September 19, 2017; effective on October 5, 2017)

Ord. #2017-22-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Authorizing the Mayor to Execute an Act of Lease for Office Space in the Greater Covington Center (Callahan)
(Introduced on August 15, 2017; public hearing and action on September 19, 2017; effective on October 5, 2017)

Ord. #2017-23-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 46 Fire Prevention and Protection, Article I. In General, Sec. 46-5. Fireworks (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on September 19, 2017; public hearing and action on October 17, 2017; effective on November 2, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-24 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Enlarging the Boundaries of the City of Covington, Louisiana, Describing the Property to be Annexed and Added Thereto as a 3.093 Acre Tract of Land in Section 42, Township 6 South, Range 11 East, and Section 42, Township 7 South, Range 11 East, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Which Property is Located Near the Intersection of West Front Street/Rogers Lane and North Highway 190, and Also Classifying this Property as CR (Regional Commercial) Zoning District Under the Zoning Laws of the City of Covington (Zoning Case No. 17-09-01ANNEX)
(Introduced on September 28, 2017; public hearing and action on October 26, 2017; effective on December 4, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-25-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 18 Buildings and Building Regulations, Article IV. Fill Regulations (Wright)
(Introduced on August 15, 2017; tabled on September 19, 2017; public hearing and action on November 14, 2017; effective on December 1, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-26 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Adopting the 2018 Operating Budget and the Five Year Capital Outlay Budget for the Years 2018-2022 for the City of Covington (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on September 19, 2017; public hearing and action on November 14, 2017; effective on January 1, 2018)

Ord. No. 2017-27-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Setting the Compensation for the Mayor of the City of Covington for the Year 2018 (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on September 19, 2017; public hearing and action on November 14, 2017; effective on January 1, 2018)

Ord. No. 2017-28 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Covington, Louisiana, to Reclassify Four (4) Lots Located in Square 35, Connely Addition, Which Property is Located Between West 29th Avenue, West 30th Avenue and North Florida Street in Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, From CN (Neighborhood Commercial) to a Planned Commercial Use Overlay District (PCD) With a Base Zoning of CR (Regional Commercial) (Zoning Case No. 17-08-02Rezoning/PCD) (Coner)
(Introduced on September 19, 2017; public hearing and action on November 14, 2017; effective on December 1, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-29-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Lease Agreement Between the City of Covington and CLECO Power LLC (Smith)
(Introduced on October 17, 2017; public hearing and action on November 14, 2017; effective on December 1, 2017)

Ord. No. 2017-30-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Declaring Surplus Property Owned by the City of Covington and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute Any and All Documents in Connection with the Donation of Said Surplus Property (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on October 26, 2017; public hearing and action on November 29, 2017; effective on December 14, 2017)