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File #: R-125-21    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/11/2021 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 10/28/2021 Final action: 10/28/2021
Title: A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW THE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE REGULATIONS WITH REGARD TO TREES AND TREE CANOPY IN MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENTS(AS AMENDED).
Sponsors: James Peden (R-23)
Attachments: 1. R-125-21 V.2 CAM 101921 Amend LDC Related To Trees.pdf, 2. R-125-21 V.1 101421 Amend LDC Related To Trees In Multifamily.pdf, 3. RES 107 2021.pdf
RESOLUTION NO. ________, SERIES 2021
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A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW THE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE REGULATIONS WITH REGARD TO TREES AND TREE CANOPY IN MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENTS(AS AMENDED).
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER JAMES PEDEN

WHEREAS, the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the "Council") passed Resolution 146, Series 2018 directing the Planning Commission to review the Land Development Code ("LDC") with regard to the preservation and planting of trees; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Committee of the Planning Commission conducted meetings on February 25, 2019, March 11, 2019, April 8, 2019, and May 28, 2019 and the Planning and Design Services staff held a series of community meetings to gather input regarding trees and tree canopies. Interested stakeholders from the real estate industry and members of the general public participated in these meetings and discussions; and
WHEREAS, Planning and Design Services staff concluded that the proposed amendments were consistent with the applicable policies of Plan 2040; and
WHEREAS, on July 24, 2019, the Planning Commission recommended that the Metro Council adopt the proposed revised regulations as set forth in its minutes; and
WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Committee of the Council held meetings on September 17, 2019, October 1, 2019, October 15, 2019, October 29, 2019, November 12, 2019, February 11, 2020, February 25, 2020 and March 10, 2020, and amended the proposed revised regulations; and
WHEREAS, on April 23, 2020, Council enacted the proposed revised regulations with amendments made by the Planning and Zoning Committee in Ordinance 50, Series 2020 (the "Trees Ordinance"); and
WHEREAS, Council, in O-321-21, modified the language of the Trees Ordinance pertaining to Sections 10.1.4 and 10.1.9 of the LDC to clarify the intent previously expressed by the Planning and Zoning Committee at the meeting held ...

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