The Annual Status Report to the Community is being provided to the Mobile City Planning Commission for review

By | Map for Mobile, news, zoning

Map for Mobile, the City’s comprehensive plan, lays out an exciting vision for Mobile’s long-term preservation, revitalization, and growth. Adopted in November 2015, the plan’s principles, goals, and policies aim to strengthen neighborhoods, improve mobility, promote economic development, protect our environment, and create a quality built environment. Less than three years since the plan was adopted, the City has been successful both in implementing dozens of specific recommendations of the plan, but more importantly, in affecting positive change in each of those areas. This report summarizes that progress. The summary will be presented to the Planning Commission at their next meeting…

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Review and Comment on Draft Code Articles

By | Unified Development Code, zoning | No Comments

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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Future Land Use Plan and Major Street Plan Adopted

By | zoning

As directed by the Map for Mobile, the Mobile City Planning Commission adopted the City of Mobile’s new Future Land Use Map, Future Land Use Plan, Major Street Plan, and the Zoning District Correspondence Matrix this month. These documents build upon the comprehensive planning vision and guidance established by the City’s comprehensive plan, and provide a solid foundation for the drafting of a new zoning code for the City. view the adopted plans [x_gap size=”1.313em”] [x_button shape=”rounded” size=”large” float=”none” href=”” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover”]Future Land Use Plan and Major Street Plan document[/x_button] [x_button shape=”rounded” size=”large” float=”none” href=”” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover”]Future Land…

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Updated Zoning, FLUM & MSP Meeting

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WHAT IS THE EVENT? The City is updating the zoning, Future Land Use Map (FLUM), and Major Street Plan (MSP), to implement the Map for Mobile vision. Drafts of the updated FLUM and MSP will be presented on Thursday, April 6, at 6 p.m. in the gymnasium of Government Street Baptist Church.   WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND? All Mobile citizens are encouraged to attend this important presentation and learn about the new documents that will shape the future of the City of Mobile. These documents will pave the way for future generations.   WHAT WILL HAPPEN AT THE OPEN HOUSE?…

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New City-Wide Zoning Code In Progress

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[line] [column type=”two-thirds” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] WHAT IS THE EVENT? This open house serves as a continuation of Map for Mobile, the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The City’s current zoning and development ordinances date back to the 1960s, and in order to implement the vision outlined in Map for Mobile, we need to adopt new regulations. These new ordinances will help to preserve, revitalize, and grow the city – enhancing the overall quality-of-life in Mobile. WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND? Every property in the city is zoned and subject to regulations which affect land uses, parking, street features, and building design. Your input…

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