The City regulates the use and development of land through a codified set of ordinances known as the Development Code and Technical Manual. These ordinances help the City regulate permitted uses, stormwater management, tree conservation, stream buffers, public facilities including roads, and more.
November 13, Monday - Planning Commission Public Hearing
December 5, Tuesday - Mayor & City Council Public Hearing
About the Development Code Update
The development code is a set of regulations that govern land use and the built environment within the city. It includes rules about building height, lot size, building setbacks, land uses, and the zones where they are most appropriate, and many other development characteristics.
The development code is updated periodically to reflect changes in the community and to ensure that it is consistent with the city's goals for growth and development. The subject major update is a critical component of the Community Work Program in The Next Ten, the City’s Comprehensive Plan, which called for a comprehensive review of the Development Code. The proposed modifications to the Development Code will be presented to the Planning Commission in November for its recommendation to the City Council. The City Council is expected to consider the proposed modifications in December.
Click here for the summary of the Comprehensive Development Code Review presented to the City Council on September 19, 2023.
Public input is essential to the Development Code update process. By providing feedback, residents can help to ensure that the Development Code reflects their values and priorities.
There were several ways the to provide feedback on the proposed Development Code modifications:
Listed below are all the Development Code FINAL DRAFT documents: