Posts tagged with "Unified Development Ordinance"

Decatur City Commission approves UDO

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 17, 2014

Decatur City Commissioners approved a major revision of the city’s zoning codes on Monday, Nov. 17. While the city says 95 percent of the ordinance is cleaning up what’s already on the books, there are changes aimed at making buildings more energy efficient and promoting affordable housing. The final draft is more than 400 pages […]

Read the final draft of Decatur’s zoning code rewrite

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 6, 2014

For most of this year the city of Decatur has been rewriting the city’s zoning codes, and there’s a last draft awaiting the approval of City Commissioners. On Nov. 5 the city made the final version of the Unified Development Ordinance available on the Decatur Next website. While the city says 95 percent of the ordinance is […]

Bok bok – Decatur discusses chickens

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 17, 2014

The city of Decatur wants to figure out how many farm animals people should be allowed to keep in their yards. The city held a workshop on sustainability on Wednesday, April 16. It’s one of several workshops being held about the zoning code rewrite, called the Unified Development Ordinance. The city commission will consider adopting the […]

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