City of Burlington, Vermont City of Burlington, Vermont

Department of Planning & Zoning
City Hall,  Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: 802-865-7188 Fax: 802-865-7195

 

Proposed Amendments Before the City Council

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Proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Development Ordinance (CDO) that are currently before the City Council are listed below.

Proposed amendments are first considered by the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission then votes whether to send the proposed amendment as is, or in revised form, to the City Council. The City Council then votes whether to adopt the Planning Commission's proposed amendment, or a revised form.

Final adopted versions are shown in Recently Adopted Amendments until they are incorporated into the text of the Comprehensive Development Ordinance itself.


ZA-18-05 Article 3 Amendments: The purpose of this proposed amendment is to update Article 3 of the Comprehensive Development Ordinance relative to zoning permit release, timelines for pending permit applications, permit extensions, and permit duration. The Planning Commission referred this proposed amendment to the City Council following a public hearing on April 10, 2018. 

ZA-18-06 Article 8 Bike Parking: The purpose of this proposed amendment is to modify bike parking regulations in Article 8, and in Table 8.2.5-1. These changes increase the required ratios of bicycle parking for selected uses to more closely align with the APBP guidelines, and establish a payment in lieu option for required bike parking.  The Planning Commission referred this proposed amendment to the City Council following a public hearing on April 10, 2018.