Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 10 – 19 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Article 10.2. Review Procedures | CHAPTER 10. ADMINISTRATION Sec. 10.2.4. ​​Rezoning Sec. 10.2.4. Rezoning A. Applicability 1. The City Council may on its own motion initiate changes to the Official Zoning Map and shall consider amendments to the Official Zoning Map. 2. Amendments to the Official Zoning Map shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this section. B. Zoning Change Requirements 1. Where practicable, zoning changes should correspond with the boundary lines of existing tracts and lots. 2. All zoning requirements shall be met within the boundaries of the area being rezoned. If all of the requirements cannot be met on the site being rezoned, the applicant shall revise the request to include all property necessary to meet zoning requirements. C. Pre-Application Conference Before submitting an application for rezoning, an applicant shall schedule a pre-application conference with the Planning and Development Officer to discuss the procedures, standards and regulations required for approval. This requirement may be waived at the discretion of the Planning and Development Officer. D. Neighborhood Meeting 1. A pre-submittal neighborhood meeting is required for all applications for a zoning map amendment, except where the City is the applicant. The applicant shall provide an opportunity to meet with property owners within or adjacent to the development site. 2. The required neighborhood meeting must be conducted prior to submittal of the rezoning application. The meeting may not occur more than 6 months prior to the submittal of the application. Notice of the neighborhood meeting must be provided in accordance with Sec. 10.2.1.C.1. 3. A report of the meeting, made by the applicant, shall be included with the zoning application given to Planning and Development. a. The report shall include at a minimum, a list of those persons and organizations contacted about the neighborhood meeting, the date, time and location of the meeting, a roster of the persons in attendance at the meeting and a summary of issues discussed at the meeting. E. Application Requirements 1. General Requirements a. An application for a rezoning shall be submitted in accordance with the general application requirements of Sec. 10.2.1.B. b. A Rezoning Application formmust be filled out to initiate a rezoning request. 2. Additional Requirements for Conditional Use Applications a. An application for a conditional use rezoning may specify the use or uses prohibited or the use or uses allowed, including the maximum number of dwelling units and all development regulations which are requested for the property submitted for rezoning. The requested use or uses must be permitted in the corresponding general use district. b. All those regulations which apply to the corresponding general use zoning district are the minimum requirements in the conditional use district. c. Conditions which represent greater restrictions on development and use of the property than would apply in the corresponding general use district or which involve subdivision, stormwater control, flood protection or other limitations on land which may be regulated by City and State law, may be specified in the application. The City Pre-Application Conference Neighborhood Meeting Planning and Development Officer City Council Public Hearing Review Review & Decide Planning Commission Public Meeting Review & Recommend Submit Application Approve Disapprove

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