Pending Text Amendments and Public Participation

There are 3 stages when you can have input into the text amendment adoption process. They are:  
  1. Review and Comment Period - Public review period opens with no public hearings scheduled; special public information sessions, if any, will be noted below. 
  2. Planning Commission Review - A public hearing is held as noted below. After the hearing the Planning Commission makes a recommendation to the governing boards. 
  3. City Council and Board of County Commissioners Review - Each governing body holds separate public hearings and then take final action to approve, disapprove, or modify the text amendment.
Please note that draft text amendments are subject to modifications as they move through the review and approval process.

The following are pending amendments to the text of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) at various stages of the approval process. Please contact the appropriate staff person identified with the amendment for any questions or to make comments regarding the proposed amendment.
 

Amendments for Review and Comment 


(Public review and comment period is open and continues until the amendment is adopted)
- None at this time

Amendments Scheduled for Planning Commission Public Hearing


(After a public hearing, the Durham Planning Commission will make a recommendation to City Council and Board of County Commissioners)

TC1700007- Design District Streetscape Alternatives - Design District Streetscape Alternatives: A privately-initiated request to develop alternative streetscape standards for Design Districts.
Contact: Michael Stock, AICP, Senior Planner, 919-560-4137, ext. 28227)


Amendments Scheduled for City Council & Board of County Commissioners Public Hearings


(Final action to be taken after the public hearings by both governing bodies)

TC1600005 – Compact Neighborhood Affordable Housing Bonuses: Text amendments to Articles 6, 10, 16 and 17 to revise current provisions of the affordable housing bonuses as applied to the Compact Neighborhood Tier, along with technical clarifications and reorganizations.
(Contact: Hannah Jacobson, AICP, Senior Planner, 919-560-4137 ext. 28247)
- City Council - February 19, 2018
- Board of Commissioners - February 26, 2018


TC1700005- Omnibus UDO Amendments #11 (PDF): A text amendment consisting of technical revisions and minor policy changes to various provisions of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). 
(Contact: Michael Stock, AICP, Senior Planner, 919-560-4137, ext. 28227)
- City Council - February 19, 2018
- Board of Commissioners - February 26, 2018


TC1700006- UDO Amendments to Sedimentation and Erosion control and Due to State Legislation (PDF): Text amendments regarding updates to Sedimentation and Erosion Control provisions, and revisions to performance guarantees for infrastructure and subdivision regulations due to state legislation.
(Contact: Michael Stock, AICP, Senior Planner, 919-560-4137, ext. 28227)
- City Council - February 19, 2018
- Board of Commissioners - February 26, 2018