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File #: ID 20-0487    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/21/2020 Final action: 7/21/2020
Title: Public Hearing for the Adoption of a Land Development Ordinance Amendment Related to the Planning Board, Zoning Commission, Board of Adjustment, Easement Releases, Special Use Permits, GSO 2040 Comprehensive Plan; Rezoning Process, Activity Center Overlay District, RM-40 Zoning District, Light Industrial - Mixed Zoning District, C-M, C-H and BP Zoning Districts, Pole Mounted Banners, Planned Unit Development Zoning District, and Unified Development Plans
Sponsors: Planning
Attachments: 1. Planning Board Minutes, 2. 20-0487 ORD Amend Chp 30

Title
Public Hearing for the Adoption of a Land Development Ordinance Amendment Related to the Planning Board, Zoning Commission, Board of Adjustment, Easement Releases, Special Use Permits, GSO 2040 Comprehensive Plan; Rezoning Process, Activity Center Overlay District, RM-40 Zoning District, Light Industrial - Mixed Zoning District, C-M, C-H and BP Zoning Districts, Pole Mounted Banners, Planned Unit Development Zoning District, and Unified Development Plans

Body
Council Priority: Create an Environment to Promote Economic Development Opportunities and Job Creation / Maintain Infrastructure and Provide Sustainable Growth Opportunities

Department: Planning
Council District: All

Public Hearing: Yes
Advertising Date/By: July 2, 2020 and July 9, 2020/City Clerk

Contact 1 and Phone: Sue Schwartz, 373-2149
Contact 2 and Phone: Steve Galanti, 373-2918

PURPOSE:
The purpose of the text amendment is to amend the Land Development Ordinance (LDO) related to the Planning Board, Zoning Commission, Board of Adjustment, Easement Releases, Special Use Permits, GSO 2040 Comprehensive Plan; Rezoning Process, Activity Center Overlay District, RM-40 Zoning District, Light Industrial - Mixed Zoning District, C-M, C-H and BP Zoning Districts, Pole Mounted Banners, Planned Unit Development Zoning District, and Unified Development Plans. The City Council is required to hold a public hearing on this amendment before considering its approval.

BACKGROUND:
On June 16, 2020, City Council adopted an update to the City of Greensboro's comprehensive plan as GSO 2040. There are several cross references between the comprehensive plan and the Land Development Ordinance. The purpose of this text amendment is to replace the cross references from the previous comprehensive plan - Connections 2025 with the appropriate references in the updated comprehensive plan - GSO 2040. In formulating the changes, staff also evaluated changes made in past legislative updates and the upcoming changes to...

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