Public meeting to discuss revisions to the City's zoning code
The City of Duluth Planning Division invites the public to an informational meeting to discuss additional revisions to the City’s zoning code, known as the Unified Development Chapter (UDC).
The public is encouraged to attend the meeting which is being held on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. in Duluth City Hall, Room 303 (411 West First Street). Input gathered from the public meeting will be forwarded to the Planning Commission, who will review the proposed changes at a public hearing on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Duluth City Hall.
To find more information on the proposed draft changes, please go to: http://www.duluthmn.gov/planning/zoning_regulations/index.cfm. Handouts will be available at the meeting. For additional information, contact Charles Froseth, Land Use Supervisor, at (218) 730-5325, email email@example.com, or Steven Robertson, Senior Planner, at (218) 730-5295, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes being proposed:
District Dimension Standards
Change Lot Area and Lot Frontage Requirements in R-1, and Change Height Limit of Structures in MU-N, MU-C, MU-I, MU-B, and MU-W.
Remove Local Designated Historic Landmarks Table, Change Name from Historic to Heritage Preservation Commission, and Change Historic Resource Designation Process.
Uses Allowed and Use Specific Standards
Change Permitted and Special Uses in MU-N District, Change Size Limits for Grocery Store Small and Large, Change Use Specific Standards of Religious Uses and School, Elementary, Middle, or High, Change Use Specific Standards for Restaurants, and Change Use Specific Standards for Vacation Dwelling Units and Accessory Vacation Dwelling Units.
Change Requirements to Improvements to Lot Frontage, Change Rules on Signage, Change the Requirement for an Development Contract for Interim Use Permits, and Create a Definition of Dwelling, Twinhome.