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 - No Public Hearings at This Time

 
(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)
 
TC1400003 – Updates to Design District Zoning Regulations - for further information click here 
(Contact: Michael Stock, AICP, Senior Planner, 919-560-4137, ext. 28227)
- Planning Commission Meeting - April 11, 2017

TC1700001 - Omnibus Text Amendments 10: 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)
- Planning Commission Meeting - May 9, 2017


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


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

TC1700003 - Airport Overlay: A privately-initiated text amendment to Sec. 4.8, Airport Overlay (-A60,-A65) to allow for the consideration of Utilities, as described within Article 5, Use Regulations, within the –A65 Airport Overlay. Additional technical clarifications are also proposed to Sec. 4.8. 
(Contact: Michael Stock, AICP, Senior Planner, 919-560-4137, ext. 28227)
- Board of County Commissioners Meeting - May 22, 2017
- City Council Meeting - June 5, 2017


TC1700004 - Temporary Outdoor Sales: A text amendment to Sec. 5.5, Temporary Uses, to revise and clarify text regarding the allowance of certain temporary sales to maintain a sales area of more than 400 square feet, and to make additional technical clarifications.
(Contact: Michael Stock, AICP, Senior Planner, 919-560-4137, ext. 28227)
- Board of County Commissioners Meeting - May 22, 2017
- City Council Meeting - June 5, 2017

TC1600006 - Mass Grading Buffers - Per direction of by the JCCPC, revise mass current mass grading buffer  requirements (Sec. 9.5 Mass Grading Buffers and Revegetation) to the extent allowed by state law.
(Contact: Michael Stock, AICP, Senior Planner, 919-560-4137, ext. 28227)
- Board of County Commissioners Meeting - May 22, 2017