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Ord 833 Amending Chapter 18 Adding Construction Site Conditions TOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDINANCE NO. 833 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE AMENDING CHAPTER 18 TITLED "BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS" BY ADDING SECTIONS 18-3; ADDING REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION SITE CONDITIONS; PROVIDING A PENALTY; PROVIDING A CUMULATIVE CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AUTHORIZING PUBLICATION; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS,the Town of Westlake, Texas is a general law Town; and WHEREAS,the Town of Westlake has had a large increase in development; and WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Westlake finds it necessary for the public health, safety and welfare that development occur in a controlled and orderly manner; and WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake wants construction within city limits to be as clean as possible; and WHEREAS, upon the recommendation of the Town Council of the Town of Westlake, Texas, it is of the opinion that it is in the best interests of the town and its citizens that the amendments to Chapter 18"Buildings and Building Regulations"should be approved and adopted. NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION 1: That all matters stated in the preamble are found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein as if copied in their entirety. SECTION 2: That Chapter 18, "Buildings and Building Regulations" Article 1 "In General", adding Section 18-3 "Construction Site Conditions" of the Town of Westlake Code of Ordinances, is hereby amended as follows: Section 18-3 Construction Site Conditions. (a) Purpose. The purpose of this section is to ensure that any new construction complies with all Town Ordinances and maintains a clean site during construction. This article also ensures that construction sites are properly screened from the public view to minimize the visual impact of construction on neighboring lots, public areas and roads. (b) Applicability. This section applies to all zoning districts at the application for a building permit for new construction, remodels, additions, or expansions. Ordinance 833 Page 1 of 3 (c) Plans and Locations Required. At the time of application for a building permit, the builder must provide the Town of Westlake, at the discretion of the Building Official, with the following: (1) A plan that shows the location and size of material storage and parking areas; and (2) Locations for sanitary facilities, dumpsters, debris storage, utility trenching, and excavation limits; and (3) A plan that shows temporary perimeter fencing of the site which screens the site from the street(s). (d) Fencing and Screening. The construction site is required to be screened from street view during construction and securely fenced to prevent public access. Fencing shall contain at least 80% opacity to further screen the site. (e) Model Required. An onsite smaller version mode or replica of the proposed construction shall be constructed for approval by the Town of Westlake. The model shall show all proposed materials, colors, and detailing including windows, corner and trim details and/or details of areas where one material changes to another. Models must be completed prior to installation of these materials to the house. (f) Clean Site. Contractors must maintain a clean site that is clear of trash and debris. Contractors must clean all trash and debris at the end of each day and trash and debris must be removed from the site at least once a week. SECTION 3: That all provisions of Chapter 18 not hereby amended shall remain in full force and effect. SECTION 4: That this Ordinance shall be cumulative of all other Town Ordinances and all other provisions of other Ordinances adopted by the Town which are inconsistent with the terms or provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed. SECTION 5: That any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions or terms of this ordinance shall be subject to the same penalty as provided for in the Code of Ordinances of the Town of Westlake, and upon conviction shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00)for each offense. Each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense. SECTION 6: It is hereby declared to be the intention of the Town Council of the Town of Westlake, Texas,that sections,paragraphs, clauses and phrases of this Ordinance are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence,paragraph or section of this Ordinance shall be declared legally invalid or unconstitutional by the valid judgment or decree of any court of competent jurisdiction, such legal invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs or sections of this Ordinance since the same would have been enacted by the Town Council of the Town of Westlake without the incorporation in this Ordinance of any such legally invalid or unconstitutional, phrase, sentence, paragraph or section. Ordinance 833 Page 2 of 3 SECTION 7: This ordinance shall take effect immediately from and after its passage as the law in such case provides. PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 281h DAY OF AUGUST 2017. L� '_ ATTEST: Laura Wheat, Mayor KeH Edwar own Secretary fhomas E. Brym ; Town Manager OF WEST APPROV S TO ©�' • 4 S�Fpf k f L. ton L ow Attorney rEx�5 Ordinance 833 Page 3 of 3 STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF TARRANT TOWN OF WESTLAKE AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF TER T18 TITLED "BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS" BY ADDING SECTIONS 18-3. ADDING REQUIREMENTS FOW I TIONS,PROVIDnING A PENALTY- PROVIbING A CUMULATIVE CLAUSE; PROVIDING A VIDING ALISAVINGS SCLAUSE; I Be f a e,a Notary Public in d for said County and State,this day AUTHORIZING PUBLICATION; j AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFEC- TIVE DATE, SECTION 5; That personally appeared Advertis any person,firm or corporation for the Star-Telegram,p lished by the Star-Telegram Inc.at Fort Worth in Tarrant Cot be subject ms of this sam cel shall be roVIde to the same penalty distributed in other surrounding Counties;and who,after being duly sworn,did dispose a as provided for In the bode of i followingclipping of an advertisement was published in the above named Ordinances of the Town of PP g p paper on the f0 Westlake, and upon conviction,] shall be punishable b a fine not to exceed the sum ofTwo Thou- sand Dollars 6$2 000.00) for each offense, act day that a violation Is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate of- fense, PASSED AND AP- 0 all PROVED ON THIS 28th DAY OF AUGUST 2017. Signed Subscribed and sworn to before me,this the L day of 20� Notary Publi �. 1 Tarrant County,Texas LESLIE BUCKLEY :Notary Public,State of Taxes Comm.Expires 09-24-2021 ,°,F�, +� Notary ID 128058260