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Review and Comment on Draft Code Articles

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As the City of Mobile moves forward with the overhaul of the zoning code and subdivision regulations, draft documents will be posted to the Zoning Rewrite page. These documents provided to the public for review are preliminary, working drafts.  It is anticipated that the process of revising and editing the draft Articles of the Unified Development Code will continue over the next several months, prior to the presentation of documents for consideration by the Mobile City Planning Commission and Mobile City Council. Each section of the Zoning Ordinance will be open to the general public for comments for approximately 30 calendar…

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Come to the Open House July 16th

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View progress of the Plan! Take the opportunity to speak one-on-one with city staff, review the preliminary recommendations, and give feedback for the final plan. Plus, enjoy family-friendly activities, food, and entertainment! [line] [column type=”one-third” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] [/column][column type=”two-thirds” last=”true” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”]  You’re Invited! Come to review and provide feedback on preliminary recommendations for Mobile’s Comprehensive Plan. There will be a brief overview of the plan’s status and next steps at 5:30PM, but feel free to drop-in any time between 4:30 and 6:30 to review the draft plan recommendations and talk one-on-one with city staff and planning consultants. [/column] [column type=”two-thirds” fade_animation=”in”…

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Designing The Future Workshop Final Presentation

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On Thursday, May 21, The Map for Mobile planning team presented work-in-progress at the end of the four-day Designing The Future Workshop. This presentation highlights the plan principles derived from earlier community input, potential design solutions that reflect those principles, and polled participants on choices for future priorities. This work-in-progress and the additional input collected will serve as the foundation for Mobile’s plan which will be drafted over the coming weeks. If you missed the workshop or Thursday’s work-in-progress presentation, you can view a full video of the event below and comment at the bottom of this page. You can…

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Come to the Designing the Future Workshop May 18-21

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Help turn community ideas into a plan for Mobile! Take part in a multi-day design event that will build off of the Focus on the Future workshop held in March. [column type=”one-third” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Hands-on Design workshop Come and draw your vision for Mobile’s future. May 18 (Monday) 6:30–8:30pm [/column] [column type=”one-third” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Open Design Studio Drop-in to talk with the planning team and see the work in progress. May 19-20 (Tues.-Weds.) 9am–6:30pm [/column] [column type=”one-third” last=”true” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Work-in-Progress Presentation See work completed during the week. May 21 (Thursday) 6:30–8:30pm [/column]   [column type=”two-thirds” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Attend one…

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Kickoff workshop shatters expectations

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Nearly 500 citizens filled the gymnasium of Government Street Baptist Church on March 30 to take part in Map for Mobile’s kick-off workshop. The Focus on the Future workshop introduced participants to the comprehensive plan process and generated ideas from the public on how to improve the city and its long-term growth without sacrificing its unique assets. Participants worked in small groups on two activities: 1) Brainstorming Ideas for the Future; and 2) Mapping Strong and Weak Places. If you missed the workshop but would like to contribute to this first round of information gathering, you can complete these same…

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