§ 30-561. Same—Mass transit.  


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  • A concurrency evaluation for mass transit shall be required prior to issuance of a capacity encumbrance letter. The mass transit LOS standards specified in section 30-520(7) shall be implemented, and concurrency evaluations for mass transit shall be conducted on the basis thereof.

    (1)

    Method of evaluation prior to encumbrance. In performing the concurrency evaluation for mass transit in order to encumber capacity, the CMO shall determine the person trip handling capacity reported by the primary mass transit provider. If adequate capacity is available measured by the performance standards set forth in this section and section 30-520(7), then the project shall be deemed to be concurrent for mass transit, and accordingly, the requested capacity encumbrance letter may be issued. If the person trip capacity reported by the mass transit provider does not meet the performance standards set forth in this section and section 30-520(7), then the project shall not be deemed to be concurrent for mass transit, and accordingly, the requested capacity encumbrance letter shall not be issued.

    (2)

    Performance standards. Mass transit LOS will be maintained by the county based on population and the current primary service provider's inventory of buses. The county is not solely responsible for the operations of the current mass transit provider. Rather, the county along with other jurisdictions in Central Florida contributes toward this service to offset operating and capital deficits. The county is financially committed to continue contributions through 1995, by an adopted interlocal agreement. The mass transit provider is responsible for adjusting and reallocating available resources as necessary to maintain the adopted LOS standard. The present mass transit provider is pursuing a dedicated source of funding to finance mass transit. The county will update the capacity availability annually and report the same in the annual capacity availability report. For mass transit, one (1) of the following standards will satisfy the concurrency requirement: (a) The necessary facilities and services are in place at the time a development permit is issued; (b) a development permit is issued subject to the condition that the necessary facilities and services will be in place when the impacts of development occur; (c) the necessary facilities are under construction at the time a development permit is issued; and (d) the necessary facilities and services are guaranteed in an enforceable development agreement that includes the provisions of F.A.C. rule 9J.-5.005(a)1.-2. The development agreement must guarantee that the necessary facilities and services will be in place when the impacts of development occur.

(Ord. No. 91-27, § 1, 12-10-91; Ord. No. 96-15, § 5, 5-14-96; Ord. No. 2006-06 , § 2, 5-23-06)