ORDINANCE NO. 35-93
BY: Cre,VAN«ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 1171.03b( )4()OF THE
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE AND
TO REPEAL EXISTING SECTION 1171.03b( )4()OF THE CODIFIED
NOW,THEREFORE,be it ordained by the Council of Granville,Ohio that:
Section I: Existing Section 1171.03b( )4()ofthe Codified Ordinances ofthe Village of
Granville,Ohio is hereby repealed.
Section II: Section 1171.03b( )4()ofthe Codified Ordinances ofthe Village of
Granville,Ohio,is hereby adopted as follows:
4) LandDedicationD/evelopment Incentives. It is the intent ofthe Planned
Districts to be an asset to the surrounding communio'and as such,land dedication
is required and development incentives may be granted by the Planning
Commission. By providing one of the following shall be considered the required
land dedication. By providing two or more of thefollowing shall be considered
as the development incentive. One Ofthe following can be doubled to be
considered as a development incentive. Ailland to be dedicated shall be subject
to approval of the Planning Commission as land suitablefor the specified use.
The Planning Commission shall determine the land suitable through
recommendationfrom Village Staff,Tree and Landscape Commission,School
Board or any other applicable committees.
A. Dedicatedparkland -The land dedication requirement shall be that five
percent5 (%of th)e total gross site area,plus 0. 5 acres per dwelling unit
proposed,shall be set aside as open space. Uses other than residential,
the land dedication requirement shall be 5 (%of t)he total gross site area,
plus.05 acres per 1500 squarefeetof lot coveragei n (cluding all
buildings and pavement areass)h,all be set aside as open space.
Dedicated school site -The amount of acreage to be determined by the
Planning Comdssion upon recommendation of the School Board
Representative on the Commission.
Dedicatedmunicipal service site -The amount of acreage to be
determined by the Planning Commission upon recommendation of Village
D. Private Recreational Facility -If the resulting land dedication is
determined to be of insujficient size or inappropriately located,or if
public ownership and operation of such recreational areas is notfeasible,
the Municipality may request that an applicant planfor the provision of
privatelyfinanced and ownedrecreationalfacilities. Suchprivate park
areas shall be not less than sixtyji-vepercent6 (5%of th)e land area otherwise required under subsectiona ()hereof,provided that suchpark
area shall be privately developedfor recreational uses. Privately
developed recreationalfacilities used to meet the requirements of this
section shallbefor generalpublic use. The applicant shall be required to indicate:
1) The proposed size and location ofthe parkarea.
2) The proposed recreationalfacilities and site improvements to be made.
3) A schedule indicating how actual construction of the proposed
park and improvements are to be phased in relation to the overall
How both ownership and maintenance Of such park areas is to be
Pavment Fee in lieu ofLand Dedication -Should any of the previous
options be deemed inappropriate or not feasible,the Municipality may
request an applicant to make apayment in lieu of land dedication. The
per unit f o(r uses other than residential,per acref)eewill be collected
at the time final plat or final development plan approval is requested and
shall be based on the total number ofunits o r(acreagec)ontainedwithin
the final plat orfinal development plan as determined by using the
Total site gross acreage
Required landdonation:1 ()x .05
Total number of dwelling units U (ses other than residential,total
Required land donation3: (x) .05
Total landdonation2: () 4+) (
Estimated average value of land per acre shall be established
every two years by resolution of Council based upon the
recommendation ofa qualijied land appraiser retained by the
Village to research recent real estate transactions andprovide
Council with a suggestedprice per acre for raw landwithin the
Value of land donation:6 (x) 5()
Per unito (r per acref)ee: 7 ()dividedby 3()
This payment will be paid into the either the Park Land Reserve Fund or Special
School Fund as determined by Council upon recommendation of the Planning Commission.
This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force from and after the
earliest date allowed by law.
Clerk of Council
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
ORDINANCE NO. 35-93