ORDINANCE CALENDAR NO. 2791 ORDINANCE COUNCIL SERIES NO. 04-
COUNCIL SPONSOR BRISTER/PRESIDENT PROVIDED BY: PLANNING
INTRODUCED BY SECONDED BY
ON THE DAY OF 2004
ORDINANCE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE WOODVINE
STREET FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD OF TIME, LOCATED
IN DE VAL ESTATES SUBDIVISION, NORTH OF
MANDEVILLE, LOUISIANA, WARD 4, DISTRICT 5
WHEREAS, the petitioner, who owns property abutting the aforementioned Parish street
right-of-way, has petitioned the St. Tammany Parish Council to temporarily close Woodvine Street
for an indefinite period of time located in De Val Estates Subdivision, north of Mandeville,
WHEREAS, the petitioner owns the lots abutting the street in question and further is
requesting permission to place a fence with a gate on said street; and
WHEREAS, the reason for the request is to prohibit individuals from accessing the street and
trespassing and causing damage to the petitioner's property; and
WHEREAS, the Departments of Public Works, Engineering, and Planning have reviewed
and researched said request and have reported their findings to the St. Tammany Parish Planning
WHEREAS, the St. Tammany Parish Planning Commission, upon review of said petition,
and after having considered all of the facts relevant to this request, has concluded that the request
to temporarily close Woodvine Street for an indefinite period of time is justified, and therefore
recommends to the Parish Council the adoption of the proposed street closure.
THE PARISH OF ST. TAMMANY HEREBY ORDAINS, that the Parish Council concurs
with the findings of the Planning Commission and therefore grants approval of the street closure for
a portion of Pointer Lane subject to the following:
1. The street shall be closed for an indefinite period of time and can be reconsidered for
reopening at any time hereafter at the request of the petitioner or his heirs or assigns.
2. The fence and gate shall be aesthetically pleasing and properly constructed and maintained and shall be set far enough back off of the intersection with LA Highway 59 as not to cause a traffic and safety concern.
3. The fence and gate shall be maintained by the petitioner at his own expense.
4. The street shall be maintained at least to the current construction standards.
5. St. Tammany Parish reserves the right to access the street, if necessary.
SEVERABILITY: If any provision of this Ordinance is held to be invalid, such invalidity
shall not affect other provisions herein which can be given effect without the invalid provisions, and
to this end the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This Ordinance shall become effective fifteen (15) days after
MOVED FOR ADOPTION BY: , SECONDED BY:
WHEREUPON THIS ORDINANCE WAS SUBMITTED TO A VOTE AND RESULTED IN
THIS ORDINANCE WAS DECLARED DULY ADOPTED AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE PARISH
COUNCIL ON THE DAY OF , 2004; AND BECOMES
ORDINANCE COUNCIL SERIES NO. 04- .
PATRICIA BRISTER, COUNCIL CHAIRMAN
DIANE HUESCHEN, COUNCIL CLERK
KEVIN C. DAVIS, PARISH PRESIDENT
Published introduction , 2004
Published adoption , 2004
Delivered to the Parish President , 2004 at
Returned to the Council Clerk on , 2004 at