What is an ordinance amendment?

An ordinance amendment is a change to the adopted text contained in the Unified Development Ordinance. Amendments may be initiated by the City Council, the Planning Board, the Board of Adjustment, City Staff, or an individual. An example includes pursuit of an amendment to change the permitted uses allowed in a particular zoning district. An ordinance amendment application includes a letter, a description of the ordinance section(s) to be changed, a filing fee, and a deposit on advertising.

View the Ordinance Amendment Process Flow Chart (JPG).

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