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Department of Treasury issues Notice of Award for RESTORE funding for the next phase of the Greenway Trail

By 3mc

The City of Mobile has received the Notice of Award for RESTORE funding from the US Department of Treasury to move forward with design and construction on the next phases of the Three Mile Creek Greenway Trail.  The long-awaited Notice of Award allows the Program and Project Management Department to proceed with steps necessary for construction on the next segment and begin construction drawings for two additional phases that will extend the current trail to a total length of approximately three miles. The next construction phase will extend the existing trail west, to the University of South Alabama Medical Center….

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Thank you for participating!

By Map for Mobile, UDC
Thank you to everyone who submitted comments during the public review for UDC version 3. We appreciate the large amount of interest and thoughtful comments on the draft regulations. We are now in the process of reviewing and addressing the comments, and preparing the UDC for adoption. UDC Next Steps Over the next 30 days, we will be incorporating feedback and preparing the final draft UDC (version 4). In September, we anticipate releasing UDC version 4 to the Planning Commission and the public, along with a document that responds to comments on UDC version 3. When UDC version 4 is released...
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UDC v3 Public Review Begins

By Map for Mobile, UDC
UDC version 3 information went live on this site on March 16th. Due to COVID-19, the official public comment period did not begin at that time. To continue to move forward on this important work, the City has organized a series of virtual meetings and online tools to learn about the code and provide feedback. Official Public Comment Period: May 28 - June 28 UDC articles and summary of changesUDC presentation slides (Updated June 4) Virtual Presentations Zoning Technical Advisory Committee Meeting May 28 • 2:00 pm Livestream presentation Virtual Community Meeting June 3 • 3:30 pm Register for the...
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Unified Development Code v3 is now available for comment

By Map for Mobile, UDC
The zoning code overhaul, known as the Unified Development Code (UDC), is the result of nearly three years of effort to modernize the City’s 1960s-era land use regulations and implement the community’s vision in Map for Mobile, our comprehensive plan. Based on a large amount of community feedback on draft Version 2, the current draft UDC (now version 3) has been significantly revised. We look forward to engaging with citizens and businesses in the City of Mobile, as we take the next steps with this important action item from the Map for Mobile process. UDC version 3 information went live...
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Trail project moving forward.

By 3mc

For over 35-years, citizens, non-profits and government agencies have been envisioning a pedestrian and biking trail along Mobile’s Three Mile Creek. In 2015, the City of Mobile endorsed a vision of the Greenway Trail in Map for Mobile (the City’s Comprehensive Plan) and in the Three Mile Creek Watershed Management Plan. Since that time, the City has been working hard to bring that vision to reality. The City has organized an implementation plan, secured funding from multiple sources, and begun design and construction of the greenway in phases. So far, a small section of the envisioned greenway has been completed….

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We heard you! progress update on UDC Version 3

By UDC

Thank you to everyone who submitted comments to UDC draft Version 2. The Build Mobile staff is working hard to prepare draft Version 3, in order for a third informal public comment period. Below are the answers to some important questions about the Unified Development Code drafting process and our timeline. HOW DID WE GET HERE? The initiative of modernizing the City’s zoning code came out of the extensive public input process for the Map For Mobile, the city’s comprehensive plan (adopted in 2015). We received feedback from many groups and citizens that the 1960s version of our code was…

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Comment Period for the Unified Development Code (Version 2) now closed

By UDC

The informal comment period on Version 2 of the UDC began January 23 and closed on April 8, 2019.  Now that the informal comment period has closed, Build Mobile staff will begin reviewing comments on the draft UDC Articles and Zoning Map. After that process is complete, a public comment report and draft Version 3 of the UDC will be released. Version 3 will consist of a tracked comparison of all changes in each Article, an updated draft zoning map, and a public comment report summarizing comment received from January 23, 2019 through April 8, 2019. We will keep residents…

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Comment on the Unified Development Code and Map *Deadline Extended*

By UDC

We heard you! Due to popular demand, the informal public comment period for the draft Unified Development Code (UDC) has been extended to April 8th. Over the past few weeks, the City of Mobile has received quite a few citizen and stakeholder requests to extend the deadline for public comment submissions on Version 2 of the Unified Development Code (UDC). As of March 7th, we have extended the informal public comment period for 30 days. The new deadline for comments will be Monday, April 8th at 5:00pm. When the extended informal public comment period ends (4/8), Build Mobile staff will…

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Map for Mobile Status Report To The Community

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

By Map for Mobile, news

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 UDC, zoning

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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