At a special meeting this week, Cloverdale’s preparing commission will be examining a presentation about the city’s downtown zoning, conducting a analyze session on opportunities connected to updating downtown zoning and examining feasible sites for more downtown enhancement. The dialogue is a single of the first measures toward possibly updating zoning in the downtown location. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. The comprehensive meeting agenda, which include the presentation that the commission will be viewing, is offered right here.
The lone merchandise on Tuesday’s arranging commission agenda is the state’s SB2 Planning Grant Application and how it relates to the city’s downtown zoning update. Metropolis employees, with specialist Placeworks, has put with each other proposed zoning code updates for the city’s downtown that would “support more housing chances in the city’s walkable downtown, appeal to jobs and financial exercise and enrich community products and services,” in accordance to the commission’s agenda. “The project will also capitalize on present and long run transit accessibility (including the Clever practice) whilst guaranteeing compatibility with the city’s tiny-town character.”
The agenda merchandise is not motion product, this means the arranging commission is becoming asked to check out the presentation, give suggestions on the update and talk to any questions they may possibly have on the update — this is one particular of the starting steps when it arrives to analyzing downtown zoning.
The update mainly focuses on the present-day zoning and permitted works by using in Cloverdale’s downtown, as effectively as the connected parking needs and advancement expectations. Examining downtown zoning proper now will support the city deal with any alterations it may well want to make that would will need to be mirrored in its housing element, as very well as kinds that could permit for far more housing improvement in the downtown location, which would assist with the zoning specifications place forth by the Regional Housing Wants Allocation (RHNA).
The metropolis has also obtained up to $160,000 in SB2 grant resources, which are specially applied to aid regional governments when it will come to accelerating housing, streamlining acceptance of housing improvement, facilitating housing affordability and selling progress that’s consistent with condition arranging priorities.
In addition to tackling zoning and zoning-connected housing mandates from the condition, Tuesday’s presentation also pulls out analyses of particular parcels in downtown districts that are even now developable — parcels mentioned contain the creating and parking good deal on the corner of West 2nd Avenue and North Cloverdale Boulevard, future to the Cloverdale Accomplishing Arts Centre, the cement whole lot attached to the Plaza that also residences two storefronts, the corner good deal at Citrus Good Drive and South Cloverdale Boulevard that also houses the Quonset hut, amongst other people. Of the five total web sites getting introduced, the presentation in the agenda states that 1 will be selected by the challenge workforce for more examination.
In accordance to the agenda for updating downtown zoning, development examination of Cloverdale’s downtown will happen among April and June, a general public outreach workshop will acquire place in June and draft ordinance amendments are slated for July via August.