Department of Planning & Zoning

Recently Adopted Amendments

Below are adopted Zoning Amendments that have yet to be incorporated into the text of the Comprehensive Development Ordinance itself. If no amendments appear below, all recently adopted amendments have been incorporated into the most current version of the Comprehensive Development Ordinance.

ZA-19-07A Commerical Uses in the EL-M: The purpose of the proposed amendment is to permit additional commercial uses in certain parts of the E-LM zoning district consistent with the vision for the South End articulated in planBTV: South End Master Plan. This includes creating definitions for Industrial and Art Production, expanding the geographic and size limit for Performing Arts Centers within the E-LM zone south of Home Avenue, creating new R&D and Technical Office uses, and establishing a requirement that limits the gross floor area (GFA) of uses not related to Industrial and/or Art Production uses on a lot south of Home Avenue to 49%. The City Council held a public hearing and adopted the amendment on June 17, 2019. 

ZA-19-07B Commercial Uses in the EL-M (Banks): The purpose of the proposed amendment is to permit additional commercial uses in the E-LM zoning district--specifically to allow banks in the district as a use that supports and is complementary to a number of other uses that are located in the evolving South End district. The City Council held a public hearing and adopted the amendment on June 17, 2019.