One of the main priorities of zMOD is to create more general zoning use categories that combine uses of similar impact into broad categories for consistency and ease of understanding and implementation. This shift will facilitate greater agility to reduce the need to make zoning updates to accommodate specific new uses. The land uses that are permitted in the various zoning districts will also be updated in an effort to adapt to changes in how people live and businesses operate.
The proposed structure contains seven broad use classifications:
From October 2018 through the Summer of 2019, draft documents containing uses, use tables, standards, and definitions for each classification were posted below for public review.
Public, Institutional, Community
Agricultural and Commercial
Residential, Accessory and Temporary