Reminder – Public Meeting Tuesday December 11th Reply

The Office of Planning will be holding the second of eight community meetings to discuss the draft proposed changes to the zoning regulations on Tuesday, December 11th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The meeting will be located at 421 7th Street NW (2 blocks south of Gallery Place Station on the Red, Green and Yellow Lines)

The meeting agenda is below:


AGENDA

6:00    DOORS OPEN
• Participants can take the opportunity to discuss the zoning code revision with the Office of Planning staff
• Participants can also walk through the Information Gallery to learn more about the zoning review process

6:30    ORIENTATION
• Welcome   W. Steve Lee, Meeting Facilitator

6:40    PRESENTATION
The Planning Director will provide the context for the proposed revisions to the zoning regulations.

• “Why now?”   Harriet Tregoning, Director, DC Office of Planning

7:00    TOPIC DISCUSSIONS
In this portion of the meeting participants are encouraged to engage with the Office of Planning staff to broaden your understanding of the revisions proposed in the following topic areas:
1. Zoning 101/Zoning Regulations Review 101
2. Sustainability
3. Walkability
4. Affordability
5. Regulations of Land Uses/”Good Neighbors”
6. Neighborhood character

Please feel free to visit any or all of the topic tables and ask questions directly of staff. Do not feel as if you must stay with one group. This is an opportunity to ask questions, leave questions, post comments and get copies of topic information sheets.

7:45    Q&A
During this facilitated discussion, participants are encouraged to focus on:
1. Making comments to OP staff and the Director on the proposed draft text;
2. Asking questions about the proposed draft text or zoning code revision process;
3. Reflecting on what you learned at today’s meeting

8:25    WRAP UP

8:30    ADJOURN

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