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April 26, 2019


Notice of Upcoming Public Meetings and Planning Events


Please note: Agenda items are current at time of posting, but may not be available for review at this time. Items may be changed, updated, or added after the initial posting.



Expanding Housing Choices Community Conversation Flyer
EXPANDIENDO LAS OPCIONES DE VIVIENDA CONVERSACIÓN COMUNITARIA




Durham City Council

Monday, May 6, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

The Durham City Council will hold a public hearing on May 6, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1st Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza, to hear the following requests:


Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Text Amendment

  • TC1800005 – Tree  and Landscape Revisions: Amendments to tree coverage and landscape/buffer requirements in Articles 8; Environmental Protection, Article 9, Landscaping and Buffering; Article 17, Definitions; and other associated sections.
  • TC1800009 – Compact Suburban Design District: Amendments to Article 16, Design Districts, and other associated sections, to establish new standards for the proposed Compact Suburban Design (CSD) zoning district, and other technical amendments to current Design District zoning standards. Note: This text amendment is associated with zoning map change Z1800030 Patterson Place Design District.

Annexation Petition

  • November Drive (BDG1600016): Located southeast of the intersection of Umstead Road and November Drive; a voluntary annexation petition to annex property into the City of Durham.

Zoning Map Changes

  • November Drive (Z1700028A): Located southeast of the intersection of Umstead Road and November Drive; a request to change the zoning district from Residential Rural (RR), Eno River Watershed Protection Overlay District-B (E-B), County Jurisdiction to Residential Rural (RR), Eno River Watershed Protection Overlay District-B (E-B), City Jurisdiction.
  • Patterson Place Design District (Z1800030): Located near the intersection of Interstate 40 and US Highway 15-501, parcels within or partially within the Compact Neighborhood Tier; a request to change the existing zoning districts from Commercial Center with a Development Plan (CC(D)), Commercial Neighborhood with a Development Plan (CN(D)), Commercial General with a Development Plan (CG(D)), Commercial General (CG), Commercial Neighborhood (CN), Mixed Use (MU), Mixed Use with a Development Plan (MU(D)), Industrial Light (IL), Office and Institutional (OI), Office and Institutional with a Development Plan (OI(D)), Residential Suburban-20 (RS-20), Planned Development Residential (PDR), Residential Rural (RR), and Residential Suburban Multifamily with a Development Plan (RS-M(D)) to Compact Suburban Design - Core (CSD-C), Compact Suburban Design - Sub-District 1 (CSD-S1), Compact Suburban Design - Sub-District 2 (CSD-S2), and Residential Rural (RR). This zoning map change is associated with text amendment TC1800009 Compact Suburban Design District.


Street Closing

  • SC1800001 Oregon Street Closing (Continued from March 18, 2019): A request to permanently close 1,794.18 linear feet of Oregon Street.


Other Items Without a Public Hearing:

  • Durham City-County Planning Department FY 2020 Work Program
  • 2018 Durham City-County Appearance Commission Annual Report
  • 2018 Durham Open Space and Trails Commission Annual Report
  • 2018 Board of Adjustment Annual Report
  • 2018 Planning Commission Annual Report
  • 2018 Historic Preservation Commission Annual Report
  • 2018 Durham Environmental Affairs Board Annual Report

Public Reviews: The application, staff reports, and maps can be reviewed at the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., email or call 919-560-4137, contact   Michael.Stock @DurhamNC.gov, ext. 28227 for case TC1800005; Emily.Struthers@DurhamNC.gov, ext. 28263 for cases: BDG1600016 and Z1700028A; Lisa.Miller@DurhamNC.gov ext. 28270 for cases TC1800009 and Z1800030. Please reference the case number when contacting staff.

Public Participation:  Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 7:00 p.m. and sign up on the sheet provided. The Mayor will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case.


Historic Preservation Commission

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
Committee Room, 2nd Floor,
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza


Public Hearings - Requests for Major Certificates of Appropriateness

  • COA1800092 - 2116 W Club Blvd - New Construction of Accessory Structure
  • COA1800093 - 2116 W Club Blvd - Addition and Modifications
Public Review: The applications, staff reports, and maps may be reviewed at the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For further information contact Preservation@DurhamNC.gov, or call 919-560-4137. Please reference the project case number.

Public Participation: Any person may attend the public hearing and should be present at 8:30 a.m. The Chair will recognize all persons wishing to speak and will allocate time to individual speakers based upon the number of persons to be heard. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing. The Chair reserves the right to limit repetitive or hearsay testimony.

Durham County Board of County Commissioners

Monday, May 13, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing, May 13, 2019, at 7 p.m., 2nd floor, Commissioners' Meeting Room, 200 E. Main Street, to consider the following:


UDO Text Amendment

  • TC1800005 – Tree  and Landscape Revisions: Amendments to tree coverage and landscape/buffer requirements in Articles 8; Environmental Protection, Article 9, Landscaping and Buffering; Article 17, Definitions; and other associated sections. 
  • TC1800009 – Compact Suburban Design District: Amendments to Article 16, Design Districts, and other associated sections, to establish new standards for the proposed Compact Suburban Design (CSD) zoning district, and other technical amendments to current Design District zoning standards. Note: This text amendment is associated with City zoning map change Z1800030, Patterson Place Design District to be heard by City Council on May 6, 2019.

Other Items Without a Public Hearing:

  • Durham City-County Planning Department FY 2020 Work Program
  • 2018 Durham City-County Appearance Commission Annual Report
  • 2018 Durham Open Space and Trails Commission Annual Report
  • 2018 Board of Adjustment Annual Report
  • 2018 Planning Commission Annual Report
  • 2018 Historic Preservation Commission Annual Report
  • 2018 Durham Environmental Affairs Board Annual Report

Public Reviews: The application, staff reports, and maps can be reviewed at the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, weekdays between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., email or call 919-560-4137, contact   Michael.Stock @DurhamNC.gov, ext. 28227 for case TC1800005; Lisa.Miller@DurhamNC.gov x28270 for case TC1800009.

Public Participation:  Interested parties may appear at the meeting.  Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 7 p.m. and should sign up on the sheet to be provided.  The Chair will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed actions may be made following the public hearing.

Durham Planning Commission

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 5:30 p.m.


The Durham City-County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on May 14, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza, 1st Floor, Durham, NC  27701, to consider the following:


UDO Text Amendment

  • TC1800007 - Expanding Housing Choices (Continued from March): Amendments modifying standards in Article 5, Use Regulations; Article 6, District Intensity Standards; Article 7, Design Standards, and other associated sections of the UDO regarding accessory dwelling units, residential infill, housing type allowances and associated dimensional and density requirements, flag lots, and other associated provisions and definitions.
Public Review:  The staff reports are available in the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Call 919-560-4137 and extension number for the following: For case TC1800007 contact Michael.Stock@DurhamNC.gov x28227. 

Public Participation: Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 5:30 p.m. and should sign up on the sheets to be provided. The Chair will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case.
Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act - A person with a disability may receive an auxiliary aid or service to effectively participate in city government activities by contacting the ADA Coordinator, voice 919.560.4197, or ADA@DurhamNC.gov, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the event or deadline date.

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