Update Process

The Planning and Zoning Code will be updated over a four phase process:

  • PHASE 1: PROJECT INITIATION
    • Stakeholder outreach
    • Analysis of existing plans and codes
    • Establish an Advisory committee
    • Create online presence for the code update
  • PHASE 2: CODE DIAGNOSIS AND OUTLINE
    • Code diagnosis
    • Annotated outline
    • Review of diagnosis and outline
  • PHASE 3: DRAFTING OF THE REGULATIONS
    • Drafting of the code in sections
    • Review of the draft sections
  • PHASE 4: ADOPTION AND FINAL PRODUCTION
    • Create final draft of the full code
    • Review of the draft code
    • Adoption proceedings
    • Staff training

The code update will take approximately 16-18 months. The process started in August, 2021 and is expected to be completed in the fall of 2022.