In 2018, the City formed an advisory group to review the notification processes associated with public hearings for land use applications. The group reviewed current business practices and noticing procedures, including those dictated by State and City Code. This group also provided feedback on a pilot project that involved expanded notification of public hearings and the use of alternative site postings. The group’s work culminated in a series of recommended changes to internal operating procedures, as well as potential amendments to the Development Code. The ultimate goal is to provide greater transparency and facilitate additional opportunities for public comment on land use applications.
Update to Development Code
In addition to changes to internal operating procedures, the City is considering the following changes to the Development Code: