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High Density Development Community Discussion


The City of Norman and its citizens have been in the process of developing regulations for high density residential development in the city. The process began when members of the City Council's Community Planning and Transportation Committee (CPTC) discussed the best process to engage citizens in a high density development discussion. Information and discussion from that meeting was used to develop a schedule of six public meetings that took place from June 11 to August 30, 2012, to gather public input regarding a number of elements involved in high density development. The public discussion meeting series began with a general orientation and introduction to high density, and then included additional meetings regarding high density location and compatibility; mixed use and height regulations; parking, traffic and infrastructure; design criteria; and finally concluded with a wrap-up meeting to gauge interest and receive comments on a number of factors related to high density development. Information gathered from the meeting series was developed into a report which has been presented to the CPTC for discussion and development of a High Density Zoning Ordinance. Staff has also presented a draft  high density ordinance to the CPTC at the December 17, 2012, meeting and followed-up with additional information regarding the high density ordinance at monthly CPTC meetings.


Updates

The next meeting regarding the High Density Ordinance will take place at the Council Community Planning and Transportation Committee on Monday, June 24, 2013, at 5:30 pm in the Municipal Building Multi-Purpose Room (201 West Gray St. - Building C). Agenda materials are available for download below.

 

Draft High Density Zoning Ordinance and Other Related Materials

Agenda Packet & Materials - (CPTC meeting of 6-24-13) (pdf file)

Memo & Draft HD Ordinance - (HD Public Meeting of 5-30-13) (pdf file)

Agenda Packet & Materials (CPTC meeting of 5-13-13)  (pdf file)

Agenda Packet & Materials (CPTC meeting of 4-22-13)  (pdf file)

Staff Memo & Revised HD Ordinance (CPTC meeting of 2-25-13 / 3-11-13) (pdf file)

Staff MemoPower Point Presentation (CPTC meeting of 1-28-13)  (pdf file)

Draft High Density Zoning Ordinance and Memorandum (CPTC meeting of 12-17-12)  (pdf file)

Draft Ordinance Outline  (CPTC meeting of 11-26-12) (pdf file)

Staff Memo & Draft High Density Zoning District  (CPTC meeting of 10-22-12) (pdf file)

High Density Publi Meeting Final Report & Cover Letter (CPTC meeting of 9-24-10) (pdf file)



High Density Public Discussion Series Meeting Materials and Video


Meeting 1: General Orientation and Introduction to High Density Development  (video of first public discussion)

Date – June 11, 2012

Presentation MaterialsHigh Density Introduction (PDF file of presentation)


Meeting 2: Location and Compatibility of High Density Development  (video of second public discussion)

Date – June 28, 2012

Presentation Materials -Location and Compatibility of High Density Development  (PDF file of presentation)

Notes From Roundtable Discussions - Roundtable Discussion Notes-6-28-12  (PDF file of notes)

Facilitator Introduction & Roundtable Questions - Roundtable Facilitator Introduction & Questions  (PDF file)


Meeting 3: Mixed Use and Height of High Density Development  (video of third public discussion)

Date – July 9, 2012

Presentation Materials - Mixed Use and Height of High Density Development  (PDF file of presentation)

Completed Compatibility Survey - Completed Compatibility Survey Totals  (PDF file of survey)

        Notes From Roundtable Discussions - Roundtable Discussion Notes-7-9-12 (PDF file of notes)

        Facilitator Introduction & Roundtable Questions - Facilitator Introduction & Questions  (PDF file)

        

Meeting 4: Parking, Traffic and Infrastructure Needs of High Density Development (video of fourth public discussion)

Date – July 26, 2012

        Presentation Materials -Parking, Traffic and Infrastructure Needs of High Density  (PDF file of presentation)

        Notes From Roundtable Discussions -Roundtable Discussion Notes-7-26-12  (PDF file of notes)

        Roundtable Questions - Roundtable Questions-7-26-12  (pdf file)


Meeting 5: Design Criteria of High Density Development  (video of fifth public discussion)

Date – August 13, 2012

      Presentation Materials - Design Criteria of High Density  (pdf file of presentation)

      Notes From Roundtable Discussions - Roundtable Discussion Notes - 8-13-12  (pdf file)

      Roundtable Questions - Roundtable Questions - 8-13-12  (pdf file)


Meeting 6: Wrap-Up Meeting  (video of sixth public discussion)

Date – August 30, 2012

Presentation Materials -Wrap Up Meeting Presentation  (pdf file of presentation)