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File #: 19-76    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/13/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 2/19/2019 Final action:
Title: Update on Development of Zoning Strategies for Historic Rogers Road Neighborhood to Implement "Mapping Our Community's Future" Report PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board of Aldermen an update on the development of tools to implement the land use management/zoning concepts included in the 2016 report prepared for the neighborhood.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Mapping Our Community's Future Report, 2. Attachment B - Rogers Road Business Analysis, Final Report, 3. Attachment C - Draft Zoning Strategies Outline
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Update on Development of Zoning Strategies for Historic Rogers Road Neighborhood to Implement "Mapping Our Community's Future" Report
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board of Aldermen an update on the development of tools to implement the land use management/zoning concepts included in the 2016 report prepared for the neighborhood.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Marty Roupe - 919-918-7333, mroupe@townofcarrboro.org, & Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org;

INFORMATION:
The towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro engaged two consulting firms, Renaissance Planning and Business Street, to assist with implementing the land use and zoning strategies included in the 2016 Mapping Our Community's Future report (Attachment A).

The zoning strategies effort has included outreach and engagement related to development of zoning tools that would be consistent between the two jurisdictions. A summary of the work to date is provided below:

-Consultant Background Review, September to November 2018
-Community Engagement, October 2018 to January 2019
-Draft Zoning Strategies Outline document, December 2018
-Board of Aldermen Update, February 2019
-Draft Zoning Code staff review, February 2019

As a part of considering possible land uses for the area, a market analysis was completed by Rod Stevens of Business Street in December 2018 (Attachment B). In his report, finalized after discussions and presentations at community meetings on October 30, 2018 and November 15, 2018, Stevens concluded that it would be very difficult for traditional retail uses to succeed in the neighborhood. The report, however, identifies other opportunities and ideas for implementing the mixed use concepts discussed in Mapping Our Community's Future, such as live / work uses.

The Draft Zoning Strategies Outline document is provided as Attachment C. This information was shared with participants during the January 2019 community ...

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