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NOTICE OF APPROVAL – Ordinances 2020-28 through 2020-31 - Chapter 14 - Building and Development
12/22/2020

Notice is hereby given that at the December 21, 2020 City Council Meeting of the City of Jersey Village, Texas, the following ordinances, which may be viewed by clicking HERE, were passed and approved:  

ORDINANCE NO.  2020-28 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF JERSEY VILLAGE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JERSEY VILLAGE, BY AMENDING, CHAPTER 14, “BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT,” ARTICLE I, “IN GENERAL,” SECTION 14-5, “DEFINITIONS;” PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL; PROVIDING FOR PENALTY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

ORDINANCE NO.  2020-29 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF JERSEY VILLAGE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JERSEY VILLAGE, BY AMENDING, CHAPTER 14, “BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT,” ARTICLE XIII, “BUILDING CODE,” DIVISION 1, “GENERALLY,” SECTION 14-333, “FINISHED FLOOR ELEVATIONS;” AND SECTION 14-334 “RESERVED;” PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL; PROVIDING FOR PENALTY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

ORDINANCE NO.  2020-30 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF JERSEY VILLAGE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JERSEY VILLAGE, BY AMENDING, CHAPTER 14, “BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT,” AT SECTION 14-152, “DRAINAGE/FLOODWAY EASEMENTS;” SECTION 14-221, “PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT STORM WATER IMPROVEMENTS;” SECTION 14-222, “GENERAL PROVISIONS;” SECTION 14-223, “DESIGN CRITERIA;” SECTION 14-225, “FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION;” SECTION 14-226, “STORMWATER DETENTION;” AND SECTION 14-359, “LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE;” PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL; PROVIDING FOR PENALTY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

ORDINANCE NO.  2020-31 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF JERSEY VILLAGE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JERSEY VILLAGE, BY AMENDING, CHAPTER 14, “BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT,” ARTICLE XIII, “BUILDING CODE,” DIVISION 2 “STANDARDS,” SECTION 14-353, “LOCAL AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE;” PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL; PROVIDING FOR PENALTY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Any person who shall violate any provision of these Ordinance shall be punished upon conviction as provided by Section 1-8 of the City of Jersey Village Code of Ordinances by a fine not to exceed $500.00 provided, however, that if the fine or penalty is found to be for the violation of a rule, ordinance, or police regulation that governs fire safety, zoning, or public health and sanitation, including dumping of refuse, the fine may not exceed $2,000.00.  No penalty shall be greater or less than the penalty provided for the same or a similar offense under the laws of the state, and each day such violation shall exist shall be a separate offense.  

PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED the 21st day of December, 2020.  /s/Andrew Mitcham, Mayor
Attest:  /s/ Lorri Coody, City Secretary, Jersey Village

Issued for publication on December 30, 2020 on this the 22nd day of December, 2020.
/s/Lorri Coody, City Secretary, Jersey Village, Texas