Chapter 24-Dowtown Business Revitalization Area

2-24-1 AREAS FORMED
2-24-2 EFFECTIVE DATE

The Downtown Business Revitalization Area is an area which, by reason of the presence of a substantial number of deteriorated or deteriorating structures, deterioration of site or other improvements, and a combination of these and other factors, substantially impairs or arrests the sound growth of the City, constitutes an economic and social liability and is a menace to the public welfare in its present condition and use.

The rehabilitation and redevelopment of the Downtown Business Revitalization Area is necessary in the interest of the public welfare of the residents of Maquoketa and the Downtown Business Revitalization Area meets the criteria set forth in Section 404.1 of the Act.

2-24-1 AREAS FORMED. That in accordance with the Act and in consideration of the recitations set out in the preamble hereof, the area formed by contiguous real estate parcels with a legal description as follows:

1. Lots 6, 7, 8, 9 of Block 17 – Original Town

2. Lots 6, 7, 8, 9 of Block 17 – Original Town

3. Block 26 – Original Town

4. Block 25, and Resurvey of Blocks 25 & 38 – Original Town

5. Block 18 – Original Town

6. Lots 1-9, Block 11 – Original Town

7. Block 3 – Resurvey of Shaws Addition

8. Block 5 – Shaws 2nd Addition

9. Block 4 – Resurvey of Shaws Addition

10. Block 19 – Resurvey of Block 19 – Original Town

11. Block 20 – Original Town

12. Lots 1-8, Block 10 – Original Town

13. Lots 1-8, Block 9 – Original Town

2-24-2 EFFECTIVE DATE. That this Ordinance shall be in effect after its final passage, approval and publication, as provided by law, March 3, 1986.
(Ord. 658. 3-3-86)