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File #: 20-0662    Version: 1 Name: Article 5 - Use Regulations
Type: Zoning Status: Regular Items
File created: 9/1/2020 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/16/2020 Final action: 9/16/2020
Title: MOTION TO ACCEPT ARTICLE 5 - USE REGULATIONS SECTION OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE UPDATE.
Sponsors: Planning and Economic Development Department
Attachments: 1. 1. Article 5 Commission Review, 2. 2. LDC Summary - (Online)
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MOTION TO ACCEPT ARTICLE 5 - USE REGULATIONS SECTION OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE UPDATE.

Summary Explanation and Background

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1.  In advance of this item on August 17, 2020, Planning and Economic Development Staff provided the City Commission  with a copy of Article 5  and summary of the Land Development Code (LDC) via email for preliminary review.  It addition a summary of all of the accepted articles is attached online. Staff has prepared a presentation to highlight the changes proposed in Article 5.

2.  The City of Pembroke Pines has contracted with Calvin Giordano and Associates (CGA) to update the City Land Development Code (LDC). The general goals of the Land Development Code update include the following:

•                     To consolidate most development related activities / regulations into one area of the Code.

•                     To make the Code easier to understand for all parties.

•                      Ensure all development applications and processes are updated to current practices. 

•                      To review current Code and remove obsolete uses / regulations / zoning districts.

•                      To ensure the Code remains consistent with Comprehensive Plan.

•                      To strengthen the Code from a legal perspective.

•                      Free the Code of contradictions and cross referencing errors.

•                      Encourage public participation.

3.  The identified target audiences of the Land Development Code Update include the following:

•                     Residents / Public

•                     Developers

•                     Business Owners

•                     Legal Community

•                     City Staff

•                     City Advisory Boards

4.  Calvin Giordano and Associates role in this process includes the following:

•                      Overall technical assistance in drafting the Code update.

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