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Ord 116 Amending the Comprehensive Zoning OrdinanceNO. 116 AN ORDINANCE TO THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO, 49, COMPREHENSIVE ZONING ORDINANCE OF 1972, AS AMENDED, BY AMENDING ARTICLE Iii, SECTION 2B "Building Regulations, Lot Size"; AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE, WHEREAS, The Town of Westlake, Texas, consists mainly of ranches and rural homesites situated on tracts in excess of five (5) acres; and WHEREAS, The Town of Westlake does not have treated water to provide for its inhabitants nor does the town provide a sanitary sewer system and treatment facilities; and WHEREAS, all the residents of the Town of Westlake rely on individual wells for their water needs; and WHEREAS, due to the growth of the area surrounding The Town of Westlake and its extraterritorial jurisdiction., the water level has dropped resulting in expense to the citizens of Westlake to extend their wells in order to have water; and WHEREAS, The Town of Westlake is greatly concerned about the use of well water in the area and the supply of such water to all of those that desire to use it, particularly large land developers whose needs would require large amounts of well water, and WHEREAS, The Town of Westlake desires to continue as a rural community consisting of ranch homes on large tracts of land and to preserve its low density and country atmosphere; and WHEREAS, it is necessary to protect the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the Town of Westlake by conserving the water supply and restricting the development of the land within the corporate limits of the town so as to preserve its low density; NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, HEREBY ORDAINS: PART I, That Ordinance No. 49, Article IV, Section 2 "Building regulations" as amended by Ordinance No. 69 is amended so that Subsection B will hereafter read as follows: "Section 2. Building Regulations. B. Lot Size - The minimum area of the lot shall be ten (10) acres. PART 11. That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage and approval. PASSED AND APPROVED this the %f —day of A.D. 1980. DALE WHITE, MAYOR TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS ATTEST: ✓ ,JAY ` � �� ° f -y G #RRY WHITE, TOWN SECRETARY TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS APPROVED AS TO LEGAL FORM: PAUL C. ISHAM, TOWN ATTORNEY TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS