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File #: 21-155    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/5/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 5/11/2021 Final action:
Title: Request-to-Set a Public Hearing on Text Amendments to the Land Use Ordinance for Compliance with N.C.G.S. Chapter 160D. PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to consider setting a public hearing on text amendments that would bring the Land Use Ordinance into conformance N.C.G.S. Chapter 160D. A draft ordinance has been prepared. Text amendments are legislative decisions. The Town Council must receive public input prior to making a decision.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Draft Ordinance & PUT (compiled)_05-04-2021, 3. Attachment C - Table_working_05-7-2021
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Request-to-Set a Public Hearing on Text Amendments to the Land Use Ordinance for Compliance with N.C.G.S. Chapter 160D.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to consider setting a public hearing on text amendments that would bring the Land Use Ordinance into conformance N.C.G.S. Chapter 160D. A draft ordinance has been prepared. Text amendments are legislative decisions. The Town Council must receive public input prior to making a decision.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

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

INFORMATION: During the last several months, staff has been providing the Town Council with updates on the preparation of draft text amendments to bring the Land Use Ordinance into compliance with new requirements based on the adoption of Chapter 160D. Draft materials were been presented to the Council at three meetings: January 26th, February 16th and April 6th (Town of Carrboro - Meeting of Town Council on 1/26/2021 at 7:00 PM (legistar.com), (Town of Carrboro - Meeting of Town Council on 2/16/2021 at 7:00 PM (legistar.com)), and Town of Carrboro - Meeting of Town Council on 4/6/2021 at 7:00 PM (legistar.com)). Each installment has included a review of a number of articles of the Land Use Ordinance, with a draft ordinance, and copies of the each article showing the proposed changes using the tracking tool. A table outlining the anticipated changes, organized by topical area was also provided.

As noted previously, some of the key elements of the legislation include:
* The removal of conditional use districts as a rezoning mechanism (rezoning & conditional use permits at the same time); existing conditional use districts will automatically become conditional districts as of January 1, 2021
* The use of conditional use pe...

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