AN ORDINANCE

NO. ________


An ordinance amending the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) for Columbus, Georgia so as to revise and replace certain provisions pertaining to Personal Care Homes with updated requirements and definitions that are consistent with state law; and for other purposes.

THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1.

Chapter 3 of the Unified Development Ordinance is hereby amended by deleting the entry Personal Care Home Type III from Table 3.3.1 in its entirety and adding the following new entries to Table 3.1.1. to read as follows:

Use
Category
HISTRE10RE5RE1RTSFR1SFR2SFR3SFR4RMF1RMF2MHPUPTCRDNCROCOGCSACLMIHMITECHNOTES
Foster Care homePPPPPPPPPPP*
Group Foster HomeSESEPP
SECTION 2.

Chapter 3 of the Unified Development Ordinance is hereby amended by striking Section 3.2.51 in its entirety and inserting a new Section 3.2.50 to read as follows:

“Section 3.2.50. - Personal Care Home, Type I.

A Type I personal care home shall comply with the standards listed below.



SECTION 3.

Chapter 3 of the Unified Development Ordinance is hereby amended by striking Section 3.2.51 in its entirety and inserting a new Section 3.2.51 to read as follows:

“Section 3.2.51 - Personal Care Home, Type II.


SECTION 4.

Chapter 3 of the Unified Development Ordinance is hereby amended by striking Section 3.2.52 in its entirety and inserting a new Section 3.2.52 to read as follows:

“Section 3.2.52 – Reserved.”
SECTION 5.

Chapter 3 of the Unified Development Ordinance is hereby amended by adding a new Section 3.2.73 to read as follows:

Section 3.2.73 - Foster Care Home.

Foster Care Home shall comply with the standards listed below:


SECTION 6.

Chapter 3 of the Unified Development Ordinance is hereby amended by adding a new Section 3.2.74 to read as follows:

Section 3.2.74 – Group Foster Home.

Group Foster Home shall comply with the standards listed below:

SECTION 7.

Chapter 13 of the Unified Development Ordinance is hereby amended by adding, revising or deleting the following definitions as provided below:

The definition Personal Care Home, Type III is hereby deleted from Chapter 13.

Two new definitions are hereby added to Chapter 13 to read as follows:

The current definitions for the following terms found in Chapter 13 are hereby stricken and replaced with new definitions to read as follows:


SECTION 8.

All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia held on the 26th day of March, 2019; introduced a second time at a regular meeting of said Council held on the _____ day of ______________, 2019 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _____ members of said Council.