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FELLSMERE - The Fellsmere City Council is considering eight new ordinances. Each will come up for a public hearing on Aug. 15.

Ordinance No. 2019-10 changes the procedures and requirements for obtaining a special event permit.

Ord. No. 2019-11 amends existing city code to state that the Fellsmere Brookside Historic Cemetery is not located within the city limits.

Ord. No. 2019-12 amends the code regarding obstructing or destroying property to clarify that it applies on both public and private property.

Ord. No. 2019-13 amends the traffic and vehicles code, limiting traffic on certain streets, and adding a new section clarifying the rules regarding the use of golf carts on city streets.

Ord. No. 2019-14 deals with industrial development zoning and land use, including changes in individual lot building setbacks.

Ord. No. 2019-15 adds new provisions governing mobile food vending units.

Ord. No. 2019-16 specifies standards, functions, and uses in the land development code regarding development districts.

Ord. No. 2019-17 rezones property proposed by the St. Johns River Water Management District for a new boat ramp at a newly constructed lake along the western boundary of the city, adjacent to the Villages of Fellsmere.

You can read the details of each ordinance by visiting, then clicking on the Aug. 1 City Council agenda packet.

The public hearing will be held Aug. 15, beginning at 7 p.m., Council Chambers, 22 S. Orange St., Fellsmere.

For more information, call (772) 571-1616.

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