Propositions 400 & 401


The only reason to amend any provision in a General Plan is to refine a process which makes it possible to create or commercialize something that is currently prohibited under the existing General Plan. Under Cave Creek’s General Plan, commercial businesses are prohibited on residentially-zoned property. An amendment to Cave Creek’s General Plan is necessary to up-zone residentially-zoned property to general commercial zoning.

Cave Creek Proposition 400 was a Major Amendment to Cave Creek’s General Plan as it changed the overlay to allow general commercial zoning on residential land. It is the more important of the two propositions as the General Plan dictates land use on any given piece of property.

Cave Creek Proposition 401 was a rezoning of residential land to general commercial. This rezoning is contingent on the passage of Cave Creek Proposition 400.

Cave Creek Propositions 400 and 401 have stayed the Town Council’s actions until after the Cave Creek election on November 3rd.

The General Plan Amendment, Proposition 400, is the more important of the two propositions. Only a “No” vote on Proposition 400 will restore the private property rights of Cave Creek citizens.

 

The election on November 3rd will result in one of the following four outcomes outlined below.

 

These Two Scenarios Will STOP a Walmart on Residentially-Zoned Land:

A “No” vote on both Cave Creek Propositions means that the General Plan amendment and the rezoning fails and that the land remains residential.

A “No” vote on Proposition 400 will negate a Cave Creek Walmart by defeating the land use change in the General Plan, regardless of what the vote is for Proposition 401.

 

These Two Scenarios Will SUPPORT a Walmart on Residentially-Zoned Land:

A “Yes” vote on both Cave Creek Propositions means that the General Plan amendment is approved and the land is rezoned to General Commercial.

A “No” vote on Proposition 401 and a “Yes” vote on 400 will merely delay the rezoning of the Cave Creek Walmart property. The General Plan dictates future land use. The “Yes” vote on Proposition 400 (the General Plan Amendment) obligates the town council to again rezone the property in the future.

 

To Protect Residential Private Property Rights, Vote “No” on Cave Creek Propositions 400 and 401.