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File #: 19-110    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/11/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action:
Title: Request-to-Set Public Hearing on Land Use Ordinance Amendments Relating to the Historic Rogers Road Neighborhood PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider setting a public hearing on a draft ordinance creating new zoning districts and associated performance standards for the Historic Rogers Road neighborhood, part of the Town's effort to implement the "Mapping Our Community's Future" report.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Draft Ordinance
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Request-to-Set Public Hearing on Land Use Ordinance Amendments Relating to the Historic Rogers Road Neighborhood
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider setting a public hearing on a draft ordinance creating new zoning districts and associated performance standards for the Historic Rogers Road neighborhood, part of the Town's effort to implement the "Mapping Our Community's Future" report.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Marty Roupe - 919-918-7333, Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327, Christina Moon - 919-918-7325

INFORMATION: At the February 19, 2019 Board of Aldermen meeting, the Board received a presentation from Renaissance Planning on the series of community meetings held with residents in the Historic Rogers Road neighborhood on ways to implement the vision outlined in the "Mapping Our Community's Future" report. (Agenda materials may be found at the following link https://carrboro.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=679784&GUID=7D469578-03C6-4BC6-A6F7-DA8A23CD41D9&Options=&Search=) Renaissance Planning is one of two consultant firms hired by Chapel Hill and Carrboro to develop land use/zoning concepts based on the 2016 report and to facilitate meetings and drop-in sessions to seek additional input from community residents.

A draft ordinance (Attachment B) has been prepared that, if adopted, would establish two new districts, with provisions for slightly higher density, (up to three lots per acre), expanded home occupation choices, and a mixed use area with opportunities for flex space and office uses. Staff anticipates further refinements to the draft ordinance as it moves forward to a public hearing.

The Board of Aldermen must receive public comments before adopting amendments to the Land Use Ordinance. Orange County and Planning Board must also review, and the Board may wish to include the Transportation Advisory Board, Economic Sustainability Commission and Northern ...

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