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Residential Design Standards

The Stakeholders will explore the need for residential design standards to strengthen neighborhoods.  Changes to the Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, or General Development Policies may be recommended. 

September  2, 2011

June 15, 2011

Attached are proposed text amendments to be discussed at the June 15 meeting:

Single Family Zoning Districts
#1:  Alternative Setbacks

Urban Residential Zoning Districts
#2:  Streetscape Flexibility

Chapter 12 of Zoning Ordinance
#3:  Breezeway Design
#4:  Major Utility Structures
#5a:  Lot Requirements (Side Yards)

Tree Ordinance
#5b:  Lot Requirements (Side Yards)

December 9, 2010

January 14, 2010


November  6, 2008


August 28, 2008 Meeting


July 29, 2008 Meeting

 June 26, 2008 Meeting

February 16, 2006 Meeting


If you would like to add your comments to the Stakeholder Committee, please click on the following link
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For more information regarding the Residential Design Standards
Please contact:
John Rogers
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission
600 E. Fourth Street, 8th Floor
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202-2853
(704) 336-5994