September Land Use + Urban Development Meeting


3:00                General Introductions and virtual logistics.

3:05                Current Events

Title 11 (Trees):  Amendments that remove the current industrial and employment zone’s exemption from Title 11.  The Planning and the Forestry Commissions’ public hearing: September 8, 2020 – 2:00 pm.

3:10                Presentation: Bureau of Planning and Sustainability –

Al Burns, Shelter to Housing Continuum (S2HC) Project

The goals of this project are to further fair housing laws, expand the range of shelter and housing options, and improve how the regulatory environment affects for-profit, nonprofit, and public-sector-shelter and housing providers. The project will result in changes to the zoning code.


4:10                Subcommittee Reports

                        Railroad Livability

                        Green Infrastructure

BES’s “Percent for Green” awarded about $ 200 K for design fees for SE 7th/Sandy and Washington storm water facility.

4:20                Urban Development Update

4:30                Adjourned

Announcement:  In October – Special Joint meeting on Equity.

Land Use and Urban Development and Transportation Parking Advisory Committees