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 Planning Commission

Proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Development Ordinance (CDO) that are currently before the Planning Commission 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-19-01 Grocery in E-LM: The purpose of this proposed amendment is to expand the allowable size for grocery stores within the E-LM zone to 35,000 square feet. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on August 28, 2018 at 6:45pm in Conference Room 12, City Hall.

ZA-19-02 Delete provision for additional unit for multifamily in RL: The purpose of this proposed amendment is to delete Sec. 4.4.5 (d) 5 A, Additional Unit to Multifamily.  This provision enabled 1 additional dwelling unit for existing multifamily homes in the RL zones. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on August 28, 2018 at 6:45pm in Conference Room 12, City Hall.

ZA-19-03 Parking Amendments: The purpose of this proposed amendment is to establish a parking standard for Art Studios and to revise the standard for daycares/preschools. It also expands utilization of tandem parking for residential uses and clarifies the front yard parking standard. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on August 28, 2018 at 6:45pm in Conference Room 12, City Hall.