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2016 Adopted Ordinances


Ord. #2016-01-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Declaring Surplus Certain Vehicles and Equipment Owned by the City of Covington (Alexius)
(Introduced on November 17, 2015; public hearing and action on January 5, 2016; effective on January 22, 2016)

Ord. #2016-02-- 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, Sec. 18-120. Permits and Approvals and Article IV. Fill Regulations, Sec. 18-153. Criteria for Fill Placement for all Zoning Districts and Flood Zones (Alexius)
(Introduced on December 15, 2015; public hearing and action on January 5, 2016; effective on January 22, 2016)

Ord. #2016-03-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 42 Environment, Article I. In General, Sec. 42-2. Noise Control (Alexius)
(Introduced on December 15, 2015; public hearing and action on January 5, 2016; effective on January 22, 2016)

Ord. #2016-04-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Covington, Louisiana, to Reclassify a 69,000 Square Foot Parcel of Ground Located on North Collins Boulevard From CN (Neighborhood Commercial) to CR (Regional Commercial) (Zoning Case No. 15-11-02REZONING) (Alexius)
(Introduced on December 15, 2015; public hearing and action on January 19, 2016; effective on February 5, 2016)

Ord. #2016-05-- 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 6. Covington Sign Regulations, Sec. 6.111. Permanent Signs in Nonresidential Districts (Zoning Case No. 15-11-02TXT)
(Alexius)
(Introduced on December 15, 2015; public hearing and action on January 19, 2016; effective on February 5, 2016)

Ord. #2016-06 -- 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 2. Definitions and Rules of Interpretation, Sec. 2.2. Words and Phrases Defined (Zoning Case No. 15-11-03TXT) (Alexius)
(Introduced on December 15, 2015; public hearing and action on January 19, 2016; effective on February 5, 2016)

Ord. #2016-07 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2015 Budget for Grants (Alexius)
(Introduced on January 5, 2016; public hearing and action on February 2, 2016; effective on February 19, 2016)

Ord. #2016-08-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Authorizing the Mayor to Execute all Legal Documents Necessary to Accept a Donation of Immovable Property and to Ratify the Mayor's Acceptance of Said Immovable Property, Said Immovable Property Being Described as a Portion of Lot 12, of Fractional Square 22, Division of St. John, City of Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana (Alexius)
(Introduced on January 5, 2016; public hearing and action on February 2, 2016; effective on February 19, 2016)

Ord. #2016-09 -- 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 Lots 1, 2, 7 and 8, Block 4, Division of J. H. Warner Estate, Sections 32, 38 and 41, Township 6 South, Range 11 East, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Said Property Being Located at the Northeast Corner of Barkley Boulevard and U.S. Hwy. 190 (W. 21st Avenue) and Also Classifying this Property as RS-2 Single Family Residential Zoning District Under the Zoning Laws of the City of Covington (Zoning Case No. 15-12-02ANNEX) (Alexius)
(Introduced on January 5, 2016; public hearing and action on February 16, 2016; effective on March 28, 2016)

Ord. #2016-10-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Providing for the Extension and Rededication of the Levy Within the City of Covington, Effective April 1, 2016, of a One Percent (1%) Sales and Use Tax (the "Tax") Upon the Sale at Retail, the Use, the Lease or Rental, the Consumption, and the Storage for Use or Consumption, of Tangible Personal Property and Upon the Sale of Services in Said City, the Extension and Rededication of Said Tax Having Been Authorized at a Special Election Held in the City on November 21, 2015 (Alexius)
(Introduced on February 2, 2016; public hearing and action on March 1, 2016; effective on March 1, 2016)

Ord. #2016-11-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2016 Operating Budget for Munis UBCIS (Alexius)
(Introduced on February 2, 2016; public hearing and action on March 1, 2016; effective on March 18, 2016)

Ord. #2016-12(E)-- An Emergency Ordinance of the City of Covington Addressing the Flood of March 2016 (O'Keefe)
(Introduced and adopted on March 14, 2016; effective on March 11, 2016)

Ord. #2016-13-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2016 Operating Budget for Additional Renovations to the Council Chambers (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on March 1, 2016; public hearing and action on April 5, 2016; effective on April 22, 2016)

Ord. #2016-14-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Covington, Louisiana, to Reclassify Lot 1 (100 Menetre Drive), The Village Subdivision, Phase II, from RS-2 (Single-Family Residential) to CO (Commercial Office/Professional) (Zoning Case No. 15-12-03REZONING)
(Introduced on March 1, 2016; public hearing and action on April 5, 2016; effective on April 22, 2016)

Ord. #2016-15-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 46 Fire Prevention and Protection, Article III. Fire Prevention Code, Sec. 46-63. Same--Enacted by City Council, Subsection 7-33.2. Enforcement Officer (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on April 5, 2016; public hearing and action on May 17, 2016; effective on June 3, 2016)

Ord. #2016-16-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2016 Capital Budget for Replacement of the Roof on the Police Department Building (Alexius)
(Introduced on May 17, 2016; public hearing and action on June 7, 2016; effective on June 24, 2016)

Ord. #2016-17
-- 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. 5.1. Nonconforming Uses, Subsection 5.104. Nonconforming Lots of Record (Zoning Case No. 16-04-01TXT)
(Introduced on May 17, 2016; public hearing and action on June 21, 2016; effective July 8, 2016)

Ord. #2016-18 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Providing for the Issuance and Sale of General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2016, of the City of Covington, State of Louisiana,Prescri the Form, Fixing the Details and Providing for the Rights of the Owners Thereof; Providing for the Payment of the Principal of and Interest on such Bonds and the Application of the Proceeds Thereof to the Refunding of Certain Bonds of Said City; Awarding Said Bonds to the Purchaser Thereof; and Providing for Other Matters in Connection Therewith (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on May 17, 2016; public hearing and action on June 21, 2016; effective July 8, 2016)

Ord. #2016-19 -- 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 1.1602 Acres Located in Section 38, Township 6 South, Range 11 East, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Said Property Being Located on the Northeast Side of Polders Lane and Also Classifying This Property as a Planned Residential District Under the Zoning Laws of the City of Covington (Zoning Case No. 16-05-01ANNEX) (Callahan)
(Introduced on June 7, 2016; public hearing and action on July 19, 2016; effective August 29, 2016)

Ord. #2016-20 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Declaring a Portion of the Unconstructed East 8th Avenue, Situated Near South Louisiana Street, Located in Wayside Addition to the City of Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Abandoned, Vacated, Closed and Not Needed for Public Purposes (Planning Case No. 16-05-01STREET/ALLEY REVOCATION) (Smith)
(Introduced on June 7, 2016; public hearing and action on July 19, 2016)

Ord. #2016-21-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Levying, Imposing and Adopting the Adjusted Maximum Millage After Reappraisal/Reassessment on all Property Subject to Taxation in the City of Covington, State of Louisiana, for the Year 2016 (Alexius)
(Introduced on June 7, 2016; public hearing and action on July 19, 2016)

Ord. #2016-22 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Declaring Surplus Certain Vehicles and Equipment Owned by the City of Covington (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on June 21, 2016; public hearing and action on August 2, 2016; effective on August 19, 2016)

Ord. #2016-23 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the Following Provisions of the Covington Code of Ordinances:  Chapter 98 Utilities, to Include Article V. Capacity Charges (Alexius)
(Introduced on June 21, 2016; public hearing and action on August 16, 2016; effective on November 1, 2016)

Ord. #2016-24 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington to Adopt a Comprehensive Pay/Step Plan for the Covington Police Department (O'Keefe) AMENDED
(Introduced on August 16, 2016; public hearing and action on September 20, 2016; effective on October 7, 2016)

Ord. #2016-25-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2016 Operating Budget for Plans and Specs for the Old Fire Station on North Theard Street (Alexius)
(Introduced on August 16, 2016; public hearing and action on September 20, 2016; effective on October 7, 2016)

Ord. #2016-26-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2016 Operating Budget for Rifle-Proof Vests for Covington Police Officers (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on September 20, 2016; public hearing and action on October 18, 2016; effective on November 4, 2016)

Ord. #2016-27-- 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 1.397 Acre Tract of Land in Section 38, Township 6 South, Range 11 East, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Said Property Being Located at 2003 Ronald Reagan HIghway, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Lousiiana, and Also Classifying This Property as CR-Regional Commercial Zoning District Under the Zoning Laws of the City of Covington (Zoning Case No. 16-06-02ANNEX) (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on July 19, 2016; tabled on September 20, and October 18, 2016; public hearing and action on November 15, 2016; effective on January 3, 2017)

Ord. #2016-28-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Setting the Compensation for the Mayor of the City of Covington for the Year 2017 (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on September 20, 2016; public hearing and action on November 15, 2016; effective on January 1, 2017)

Ord. #2016-29 -- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Adopting the 2017 Operating Budget and the Five Year Capital Outlay Budget for the Years 2017-2021 for the City of Covington (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on September 20, 2016; public hearing and action on November 15, 2016; effective on January 1, 2017)

Ord. #2016-30 -- 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 Regina Coeli Road, Which Property is Located in Sections 20, 29 and 45, Township 6 South, Range 11 East, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana (Wright)
(Introduced on September 20, 2016; public hearing and action on November 15, 2016; effective on January 3, 2017)

Ord. #2016-31-- An Ordinance of the City of Covington Amending the 2016 Operating Budget for Recreation Salaries (O'Keefe)
(Introduced on October 18, 2016; public hearing and action on November 15, 2016; effective on December 9, 2016)