Building Height Petition Information

This web page contains information pertaining to the Building Height Petition. This page will serve as a repository to aid the public and media in understanding the Building Height Petition process. It will be updated on a regular basis as new information becomes available. 

Lake County Supervisor of Elections - Petition Process 

Initiative Petitions

Municipal Timeline


City Charter

City Charter - Initiative and Referendum

Building Height Petition Information - Timeline 

July 1, 2021 -  City Clerk's Office receives 1st Letter of Intent 

July 6, 2021 - City Council Regular Session- City Council considers 1st Letter of Intent. City Attorney explains process that has been invoked by receiving 1st Letter of Intent. 

July 16, 2021 - City Clerk's Office email to transmit City Approved Petition form

July 19, 2021 - City Clerk's Office receives 2nd Letter of Intent

July 20, 2021 - City Council Regular Session- City Council considers 2nd Letter of Intent. City Attorney proposes options for Council action

  • Motion: to instruct the City Manager and City Attorney to draft a proposed Ordinance that would revise the existing Land Development Code (LDC) to limit the height of the buildings in the Historic Preservation district and also within 100ft of Lake Dora in the manner that has been suggested in the Letter of Intent that was delivered to the Mayor yesterday. 
  • Motion fails 

August 17, 2021 - City Clerk's Office receives Petitions for City Charter Amendment (Height Limitation) 

August 18, 2021 - City Clerk delivers Petitions to the Supervisor of Elections (SOE) office

August 19, 2021 - City Attorney Correspondence to Petitioners' Attorney regarding signature verification 

August 23, 2021 - Correspondence regarding withdrawal of Petitions 

 August 27, 2021 - Email correspondence regarding Petitions for Mount Dora Charter Amendment 

September 1, 2021 - Correspondence between City Attorney and Petitioners' Attorney regarding signature verification process