ZONING ORDINANCE REWRITE PROJECT
■ Planning Department’s Zoning Code Rewrite Project webpage includes a list of meeting dates for the Zoning Advisory Panel:
ZONING CODE REWRITE PROJECT WEBPAGE
■ Code Studio, consultant, released draft Agricultural and Residential zoning in Oct. 2010.
VIEW DISTRICT CONVERSION CHART
■ Development Patterns section (Div. 4-4) of draft Residential District pulled for long-term study on Dec. 7, 2010.
VIEW PLANNING DEPT. E-MAIL
■ Code Studio released draft Ag/Res Districts “Use and Use Standards”
and “Definitions” sections on Dec. 8, 2010
■ Council briefing on Project on 1/18/11.
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■ In July 2012 Planning staff released a Consolidated Draft of the proposed new
Zoning Ordinance for review by the Zoning Advisory Panel prior to submitting to Board.
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■ Planning Board to hold series of public hearings/worksessions on parts of Draft through end of 2012.
■ Final public hearing held by Board on 4/23/13, followed by clean-up worksession prior to transmittal to County Council. Board continued work on process to implement new Code, when approved.
■ On 6/11/13, Council held hearing on ZTA 13-04 and District Map Amendment G-956.
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■ Council PHED Committee work sessions held 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/2, 7/12, 7/19, 7/30, 9/13, 9/20 and 9/27/13.
■ Council held second public hearing 11/12 and 11/14/13. Following MCCF testimony, the PHED Comm. has scheduled work sessions for 12/2 and 12/9/13 prior to transmitting recommended version to full Council for worksession 1/14, 1/15 & 1/16/14 (NOTE: At 12/2 session PHED agreed to split the DMA from the zoning code rewrite, and consider DMA later in 2014.)
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■ 1/14-15/14, Council held worksessions on Code Rewrite, agreed to postpone action on
DMA. (On 1/14/14, improperly adopted Floreen amendment to CR Zones as a Committee
recommendation, to allow height and density limits to be exceeded to accommodate MPDUs); Council
and Planning staff crafting text to reflect changes Council made to new Code, due mid-Feb.
READ MCCF COLUMN ON THIS CHANGE
■ 3/4/14, Council adopted ZTA 13-04, new Zoning Code as amended (effective on adoption of DMA).
■ July 15, 2014 — Council approved District Map Amendment
, applying new
Code to properties throughout county — new code and DMA zoning take effect 10/30/14.
[NOTE: Existing area Overlay Zones are contained in “59-4. Euclidian zoning” section
of new code]
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VIEW ZONING CONVERSION TABLE