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File #: O-203-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/29/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Committee
On agenda: 8/12/2021 Final action: 8/12/2021
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTERS 2 AND 7 OF THE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE RELATING TO TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL USE IN THE MULTI-FAMILY AND OFFICE/RESIDENTIAL ZONES AND THE FLOOR AREA RATIO REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICTS AND THE CONSERVATION SUBDIVISION PROVISION AS SUGGESTED IN PLAN 2040 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ("PLAN 2040").
Sponsors: Madonna Flood (D-24)
Attachments: 1. O-203-21 Amending Chp 2 and 7 Two Family Residential (technical changes).pdf, 2. LDC Reform Presentation Phase I June 1 PZ Committee CF.pdf, 3. LDCCHanges_Round1_Recommendations_FINAL.pdf, 4. 21-LDC-0006_Planning Commission StaffReport_04202021.pdf, 5. 04.20.21 PC Minutes Night Hearing.pdf, 6. 21-LDC-0006 Resolution.docx.pdf, 7. 21-LDC-0006_LDC_Reform_Report_FARandTwoFamilyMFR_01272021.pdf, 8. 2021.02.08 Planning Committee Minutes.pdf, 9. 2021.03.22 Planning Committee Minutes.pdf, 10. Flyers_Bundled.pdf, 11. LDC Reform All Comments Received.pdf, 12. LDC Reform MC Resolution_Signed.pdf, 13. LDC Reform PC Resolution_Signed.pdf, 14. LDC Reform Presentation Phase I Planning Commission 042021_CF [Autosaved].pdf, 15. PlanningCommissionPresentation_Intro_04202021.pdf, 16. O-203-21 PROPOSED CAM 080321 Amending Chp 2 and 7 Two Family Residential.pdf, 17. ORD 112 2021.pdf
Related files: 21-LDC-0006
ORDINANCE NO. _____, SERIES 2021
Title
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTERS 2 AND 7 OF THE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE RELATING TO TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL USE IN THE MULTI-FAMILY AND OFFICE/RESIDENTIAL ZONES AND THE FLOOR AREA RATIO REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICTS AND THE CONSERVATION SUBDIVISION PROVISION AS SUGGESTED IN PLAN 2040 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ("PLAN 2040").
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER MADONNA FLOOD

WHEREAS, Plan 2040 was adopted by the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the "Council") effective January 1, 2019; and
WHEREAS, Plan 2040 includes Community Form Policy 2.18 that recommends that the Land Development Code ("LDC") be periodically reviewed to ensure that the LDC follows best practices; and
WHEREAS, Plan 2040 includes Housing Policy 1.1 that encourages a variety of housing types; and
WHEREAS, Plan 2040 includes Housing Policy 2.4 that encourages the adoption of regulation to encourage the use of vacant land and abandoned properties; and
WHEREAS, Plan 2040 includes Housing Policy 3.3 that encourages the use of innovative methods for housing development such as clustering, co-housing and accessory apartments; and
WHEREAS, the Council passed Resolution 82, Series 2020 directing the Louisville Metro Planning Commission (the "Planning Commission") and its staff to undertake a review of the LDC and develop recommendations thereto to the Council to reform the LDC for more equitable and inclusive development; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission adopted a resolution on August 25, 2020 directing Planning and Design Services staff to review the LDC and develop recommendations for more equitable and inclusive development; and
WHEREAS, the LDC Diagnosis with Housing Focus was completed by Opticos Design in July 2020 (the "LDC Diagnosis) as part of staff's review of the LDC, and as part of this analysis it was recommended that the floor area ratio be increase...

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