The Planning Department is updating the Zoning Ordinance. The ordinance is updated on a regular basis to keep it current and effective for our citizens and businesses. Follow along with the process here. We will be regularly posting updates and analyzes of the process.
This report is the initial analysis of the land use policy in the current ordinance.
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These are small updates to address specific sections of the Code in advance of a full review of the Ordinance. Below you can find the related supporting documents.
The purpose of the D-2 Uptown Land Use Study is to analyze the existing makeup of the district’s land uses, development patterns, transportation networks, market forces, and the community factors that influence the district and provide recommendations for updated zoning regulations/other development considerations to catalyze reinvestment.
The purpose of this project is to provide a revitalization study for the Crawford Corridor from Bart Street to Effingham Street, a distance of approximately one mile. The study area is bounded on the west by Court Street and on the east by the Elizabeth River. The study includes a conceptual roadway extension of County Street from Crawford Street to Water Street. The study also includes conceptual designs and recommendations for Middle Street, County Street, King Street, and parts of Water Street.
You can access the draft report here.