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-19-04 Trees, Junkyards, and Cross Reference Correction: The purpose of this proposed amendment reorganizes the tree cutting standards.  No new or different standards are proposed.  The proposed amendment also defines "junkyard" and modifies "automobile/vehicle salvage yard" definition and prohibits both in all zoning districts.  The proposed amendment also corrects the cross reference to Part 5 in Sec. 6.2.2 (p).  The Planning Commission will consider this amendment at their November 27, 2018 meeting.

ZA-19-05 Density Calculations: The purpose of this proposed amendment is to provide additional detail regarding the method for calculating permitted density on a lot, to incorporate langugage into this calculation that is consistent with Article 13 Definitions, and to update the methodology for calculating non-residential density. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on this amendment on November 27, 2018 at 6:45pm in Conference Room 12 City Hall. 

ZA-19-06 Article 7 Signs: The purpose of this proposed amendment is a comprehensive update to the city's sign regulations in an effort to create a more prescriptive and objective series of sign types by which to regulate the dimensions, number, size, location, lighting, and general design of each type, and thereby assure content neutrality. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on this amendment on November 27, 2018 at 6:45pm in Conference Room 12 City Hall.