Department of Planning & Zoning

Proposed Amendments Before the Planning Commission

Proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Development Ordinance (CDO) that are currently before the Planning Commission are listed below.

Proposed amendments are first considered by the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission then votes whether to send the proposed amendment as is, or in revised form, to the City Council. The City Council then votes whether to adopt the Planning Commission's proposed amendment, or a revised form.

Final adopted versions are shown in Recently Adopted Amendments until they are incorporated into the text of the Comprehensive Development Ordinance itself.

ZA-19-09 Zoning Administrative Officer: The purpose of this proposed amendment is to update the language of the zoning ordinance to reflect the March 2019 voter-approved charter change regarding the appointment of the City's Zoning Administrative Officer. The Planning Commission held a public hearing on this amendment on May 28, 2019. 

ZA-19-10 Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Ordinance: The purpose of these forthcoming amendments is to update Article 9 of the CDO (IZ Ordinance), and other relevant sections of the CDO, based on a number of recommendations forwarded by City Council. These amendments are intended to ensure the ordinance better meets the city's housing goals and is a better complement the Housing Trust Fund. For more information, see these documents related to the comprehensive review of the IZ Ordinance. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on this amendment on June 25, 2019 at 6:45pm in Conference Room 12.