This area examined zoning strategies to to encourage retail development and improve local retail options. The working group included a focus on supporting and encouraging local, small, and disadvantaged businesses.
Working Group Meetings
Meetings for this subject area were conducted on the following dates:
March 19, 2008
March 26, 2008
April 2, 2008
April 30, 2008
The final Office of Planning recommendations on Retail Strategy were heard at the Zoning Commission Public Hearing on October 23, 2008. To see a full transcript of the public hearing, you can read the Zoning Commission transcript of case 08-06-5 on their website here. The Zoning Commission provided informal guidance on the Retail Strategy recommendations to the Office of Planning on December 8, 2008. The informal guidance is located in the documents section below.
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|General documents (6)|
|09-Dec-2008||Zoning Commission Guidance 12/8/08 - Guidance from the Zoning Commission on the Office of Planning recommendations on Retail and uses.|
|27-Oct-2008||Public Hearing Powerpoint - The presentation made to the Zoning Commission at the 10/20/08 public hearing.|
|24-Oct-2008||Public Hearing Report for ZC #08-06-5 - Public Hearing Report for ZC #08-06-5 Proposed Amendments to Zoning Regulations – Retail Strategy|
|08-Sep-2008||Public hearing notice - Retail|
|10-Oct-2008||Retail Strategy Recommendations - Discusses recommendations to strengthen retail in the District, particularly neighborhood-serving retail, while covering the larger need to update and streamline the existing code-wide use system.|
|02-Mar-2009||Retail Recommendations - Taskforce Report - This file provides the final report on the retail strategy working group's recommendations that were forwarded to the Zoning Review Taskforce|
|Meeting # 3 - Preparation (4)|
|01-Apr-2008||Retail Meeting Agenda - 04-02-08|
|01-Apr-2008||Improvement Area List - Draft|
|01-Apr-2008||Meeting # 2 Facilitation Responses|
|Meeting # 1 - Re-cap (3)|
|24-Mar-2008||Retail Strategy Meeting Summary - 03-18-08|
|24-Mar-2008||Meeting Notes - 03-19-08|
|24-Mar-2008||Meeting Power Point Presentation - 03-19-08|
|Meeting # 1 - Preparation (5)|
|14-Mar-2008||Meeting Agenda - 03-19-08|
|14-Mar-2008||Comprehensive Plan Retail Related Policy and Action Items|
|14-Mar-2008||Relevant Commercial Zoning Extracts|
|14-Mar-2008||General Retail Terms and Definitions|
|17-Mar-2008||Retail Best Practices - Zoning Tools|