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File #: [20-0864]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Passed
File created: 7/21/2020 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 12/9/2020 Final action: 12/9/2020
Title: Charting Our Future - Consideration for the Adoption of the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020.
Attachments: 1. Draft Staff Presentation, 2. Staff Memorandum, 3. Planning Commission Recommendation, 4. DRAFT FLUM - Update to Chapel Hill 2020, dated December 2020, 5. Staff Presentation, 6. Emails from the Public, 7. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP AS AN UPDATE TO THE TOWN’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CHAPEL HILL 2020 WHICH REPLACES THE LAND USE PLAN IN CHAPEL HILL 2020 (2020-12-09/R-5)
Related files: [20-0737], [22-0005]

 

 

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Charting Our Future - Consideration for the Adoption of the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020.

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Staff:

Department:

Maurice Jones, Town Manager

Manager’s Office

Alisa Duffey Rogers, LUMO Project Manager

 

 

Overview: After 2.5 years of community engagement and efforts to update the vision for the future of Chapel Hill, the Council will consider minor changes to and adopting the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) - Update to Chapel Hill 2020.  The Future Land Use Map (FLUM) - Update to Chapel Hill 2020 will amend the Town’s Comprehensive Plan, Chapel Hill 2020, by replacing the Land Use Plan and adding additional insights into the Town’s desired future for 2050.

 

Recommendation(s):

That the Council consider minor changes to the December draft of the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020 and adopt the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020.

 

Decision Points:

                     Does the Council wish to adopt any of the following minor changes?

o                     Revisions to the Commercial/Office Land Use Category

o                     Revisions to the Institutional/Civic Character Type

o                     Reduction to the Activated Street Frontage and Typical Heights in Sub-Area A of the South Columbia Gateway

                     Does the Council wish to adopt the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020?

 

Where is this item in its process?

 

 

 

Attachments:

 

Resolution

 

Draft Staff Presentation

 

Staff Memorandum

 

Planning Commission Recommendation

 

DRAFT FLUM - Update to Chapel Hill 2020, dated December 2020

 

 

 

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP AS AN UPDATE TO THE TOWN’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CHAPEL HILL 2020 WHICH REPLACES THE LAND USE PLAN IN CHAPEL HILL 2020(2020-12-09/R-5)

 

WHEREAS, the Town Council desires to update its long-range plans for the future of Chapel Hill in preparation for rewriting its Unified Development Ordinance, the Land Use Management Ordinance (LUMO); and

 

WHEREAS, the Council authorized an update to Chapel Hill 2020, the Town’s Comprehensive Plan, in April of 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council directed an open, multi-faceted and broad-based community engagement process that included stakeholder focus groups, public meetings, drop-in sessions in various locations at varying times, staff attendance at community events, individual stakeholder meetings, online surveys, and a digital community workshop; and

 

WHEREAS, the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020 includes a vision for the designated Focus Areas, which represent the areas of Town mostly likely to change in the next thirty years; and

 

WHEREAS, prior to writing the technical standards in the Land Use Management Ordinance, Council anticipates refining the future vision for some Focus Areas including Sub-Area A of the South Columbia Gateway and Downtown; and

 

WHEREAS, the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020 includes resilience maps, whose baseline data will change as updates are received.  These changing resilience maps will serve to inform both development review and the upcoming rewrite of the Town’s United Development Ordinance, the Land Use Management Ordinance (LUMO).

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Town of Chapel Hill that the Council hereby adopts the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020, dated December 2020, as an update to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan, Chapel Hill 2020 as revised by Council.

 

This the 9th day of December, 2020.

 

 

 

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The Agenda will reflect the text below and/or the motion text will be used during the meeting.

 

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PRESENTER: Alisa Duffey Rogers, LUMO Project Manager

 

RECOMMENDATION: That the Council consider minor changes to the December draft of the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020 and adopt the Future Land Use Map - Update to Chapel Hill 2020.