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File #: 21-51    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/10/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing on Text Amendments to the Land Use Ordinance Relating to Dimensional Requirements in B-1(C) and B-1(G) Districts, Permit Requirements for Town-Owned and Operated Facilities, and Tree Canopy Coverage Standards PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Town Council to consider an ordinance to amend the text of the Land Use Ordinance relating to the dimensional standards in the B-1(C) and B-1(G) zoning districts, permitting requirements for town-owned and operated facilities and tree canopy coverage standards. The amendments have been identified in relation to the 203 Project. The consideration of amendments to the Land Use Ordinance is a legislative decision; the Council must receive public input before reaching a decision on the draft ordinance.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Consistency Resolution (203)_02-16-2021, 2. Attachment B - Draft Ordinance_1-16-2021, 3. Attachment C - Comments
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Public Hearing on Text Amendments to the Land Use Ordinance Relating to Dimensional Requirements in B-1(C) and B-1(G) Districts, Permit Requirements for Town-Owned and Operated Facilities, and Tree Canopy Coverage Standards
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Town Council to consider an ordinance to amend the text of the Land Use Ordinance relating to the dimensional standards in the B-1(C) and B-1(G) zoning districts, permitting requirements for town-owned and operated facilities and tree canopy coverage standards. The amendments have been identified in relation to the 203 Project. The consideration of amendments to the Land Use Ordinance is a legislative decision; the Council must receive public input before reaching a decision on the draft ordinance.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning Department

CONTACT INFORMATION: Christina Moon - 919-918-7325, cmoon@townofcarrboro.org; Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org; Marty Roupe - 919-918-7333, mroupe@townofcarrboro.org; Nick Herman - 919-929-3905, herman@broughlawfirm.com

INFORMATION: Updates to the Town Council on the development of the 203 Project have identified the need for text amendments to support the building design. Three amendments have been discussed. The first would establish a 60-foot maximum height limit for parking decks in the downtown business districts, B-1(C) and B-1(G). The second would add language to clarify that the town-owned and operated facilities that exceed two stories are subject to the issuance of a zoning permit per Section 15-146. A third amendment that would allow for a modified standard for tree canopy coverage subject to specific criteria has also been discussed. Staff is still working with the design consultant to determine if this amendment is needed. (Information from the November public hearing on the 203 Project when the text amendments were discussed in relation to the building design may be found at the following ...

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