City of Jacksonville                  Riverside/Avondale Zoning Overlay                            “Report Back”          ...
Study PurposeThe purpose of the zoning overlay is tocreate standards that support the existinghistoric character of the co...
AGENDA•   Zoning Overlay, what does it mean?•   Overview of Workshops•   Guiding Principles•   Next Steps
Zoning    Overlay
THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE PROCESS                            REGULATORY       ESTABLISH    DESIGN COMPONENTS:             ...
Overview of  Workshops
134 Attendees1st night, 472nd night, 483rd night, 39
Presentation
Defining Values . . .
Defining Values . . .
Values . . .HistoricMixed of UsesSense of CommunityTreesWalkabilitySafetyDiversityCommunity Small ScaleParks
Historic
Mix of Uses
Sense of Community, FriendlyWillow Branch Park
Sense of Community, Friendly
Trees
Walkability
Safety
Diversity
Community Small Scale
Parks & Open Space                                            Memorial Park   Willow Branch ParkTypical Avondale Waterfron...
Defining Issues . . .
Defining Issues . . .
… and votes were tallied
Issues•   Need for underground utilities•   Height and scale of new development is too large•   Adequate amounts of parkin...
Map Exercise . . . Map Exercise
Break Out Groups
Report Back
Guiding   Principles
Protect and EnhanceExisting Neighborhoods
Stockton/                              Five Points           Riverside                                     St. Johns Quart...
Stockton/                              Five Points           Riverside                                     St. Johns Quart...
Stockton/                              Five Points           Riverside                                     St. Johns Quart...
Stockton/                              Five Points           Riverside                                     St. Johns Quart...
EncourageResponsible Growth
• New Development should  maintain appropriate scale,  height and density around  areas adjacent to established  neighborh...
• New Development should  maintain appropriate scale,  height and density around  areas adjacent to established  neighborh...
• New Development should  maintain appropriate scale,  height and density around  areas adjacent to established  neighborh...
Celebrate the river anddevelop new park spaces
Existing Parks and Walk ShedsActual 5-minute walk bufferfrom existing parks
• Consider streetscape on major  pedestrian corridors and  around core retail areas
• Consider streetscape on major  pedestrian corridors and  around core retail areas• Provide and maintain public  access t...
• Consider streetscape on major  pedestrian corridors and• Provide public access to  around core retail areas waterfront p...
• Consider streetscape on major  pedestrian corridors and• Provide public access to  around core retail areas waterfront p...
• Consider streetscape on major  pedestrian corridors and  around core retail areas• Provide and maintain public  access t...
Calm traffic andaddress parking concerns
• Calm traffic on  Park St. and St. Johns Ave
• Calm traffic on  Park St. and St. Johns Ave• Improve key intersections  for pedestrians and as  gateways
• Calm traffic on  Park St. and St. Johns Ave• Improve key intersections  for pedestrians and as  gateways• Increase and o...
I-10                                                                                         I-95                         ...
Next   Steps
PROJECT SCHEDULE                               MONTHS          Contract Approval            Kick-off MeetingStaff Coordina...
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Prelimary report on neighborhood visioning sessions for the proposed Riverside Avondale Zoning Overlay, Jacksonville, FL. 2007.

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Riverside Avondale Zoning Overlay report

  1. 1. City of Jacksonville Riverside/Avondale Zoning Overlay “Report Back” May 9th 2007"Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir mens blood." -- Daniel H. Burnham
  2. 2. Study PurposeThe purpose of the zoning overlay is tocreate standards that support the existinghistoric character of the community whileproviding flexibility for redevelopment thatcomplements the nonresidential, residentialand mixed use elements found within thecommunity.
  3. 3. AGENDA• Zoning Overlay, what does it mean?• Overview of Workshops• Guiding Principles• Next Steps
  4. 4. Zoning Overlay
  5. 5. THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE PROCESS REGULATORY ESTABLISH DESIGN COMPONENTS: MECHANISMS DEVELOPMENT DESIGN PROTOTYPE RIGHTSVISION: CHARACTER PROTYPE STREETS SITE DESIGN BUILDING DESIGN COMMUNITY CHARACTER Zoning Zoning Building Street Lot Layout Overlay Districts Types Design Conventional / Euclidean Buffers, Signage Zoning Fences, Walls Conventional/ Mixed Use Landscape Zoning & Open Space Planned Development Off-Street Parking Miscellaneous
  6. 6. Overview of Workshops
  7. 7. 134 Attendees1st night, 472nd night, 483rd night, 39
  8. 8. Presentation
  9. 9. Defining Values . . .
  10. 10. Defining Values . . .
  11. 11. Values . . .HistoricMixed of UsesSense of CommunityTreesWalkabilitySafetyDiversityCommunity Small ScaleParks
  12. 12. Historic
  13. 13. Mix of Uses
  14. 14. Sense of Community, FriendlyWillow Branch Park
  15. 15. Sense of Community, Friendly
  16. 16. Trees
  17. 17. Walkability
  18. 18. Safety
  19. 19. Diversity
  20. 20. Community Small Scale
  21. 21. Parks & Open Space Memorial Park Willow Branch ParkTypical Avondale Waterfront Park
  22. 22. Defining Issues . . .
  23. 23. Defining Issues . . .
  24. 24. … and votes were tallied
  25. 25. Issues• Need for underground utilities• Height and scale of new development is too large• Adequate amounts of parking is not being provided• Public access to the water should be maintained• Trimming of trees by JEA is too severe• Trees are being removed and not replaced• Upkeep of alleys• Transportation Management, too much traffic• Not enough Code Enforcement• Sidewalks need to be maintained and repaired• Parks upkeep and crime need to be addressed• Hospital should not expand• City should purchase St. Johns Property and turn into a park
  26. 26. Map Exercise . . . Map Exercise
  27. 27. Break Out Groups
  28. 28. Report Back
  29. 29. Guiding Principles
  30. 30. Protect and EnhanceExisting Neighborhoods
  31. 31. Stockton/ Five Points Riverside St. Johns Quarter Historic DistrictAvondale • Protect existing residential neighborhoods
  32. 32. Stockton/ Five Points Riverside St. Johns Quarter Historic DistrictAvondale • Protect existing residential neighborhoods • Encourage varying housing Vary housing types in transition areas between types as transition to retail commercial and residential areas uses
  33. 33. Stockton/ Five Points Riverside St. Johns Quarter Historic DistrictAvondale • Protect existing residential neighborhoods • Encourage varying housing Vary housing types in transition areas between types as transition to retail commercial and residential areas uses • Buffer residential neighborhoods from highways
  34. 34. Stockton/ Five Points Riverside St. Johns Quarter Historic DistrictAvondale • Protect existing residential neighborhoods • Encourage varying housing Vary housing types in transition areas between types as transition to retail commercial and residential areas uses • Buffer residential neighborhoods from highways • New Development should maintain appropriate scale, height and density
  35. 35. EncourageResponsible Growth
  36. 36. • New Development should maintain appropriate scale, height and density around areas adjacent to established neighborhoods
  37. 37. • New Development should maintain appropriate scale, height and density around areas adjacent to established neighborhoods• Enhance existing retail and encourage diverse commercial uses
  38. 38. • New Development should maintain appropriate scale, height and density around areas adjacent to established neighborhoods• Enhance existing retail and encourage diverse commercial uses• Develop guidelines for transition areas between neighborhoods and retail areas
  39. 39. Celebrate the river anddevelop new park spaces
  40. 40. Existing Parks and Walk ShedsActual 5-minute walk bufferfrom existing parks
  41. 41. • Consider streetscape on major pedestrian corridors and around core retail areas
  42. 42. • Consider streetscape on major pedestrian corridors and around core retail areas• Provide and maintain public access to waterfront parks
  43. 43. • Consider streetscape on major pedestrian corridors and• Provide public access to around core retail areas waterfront pocket parks• Provide and maintain public• Extendto waterfront parks access Riverwalk• Develop new parks in Extend Riverwalk underserved areas
  44. 44. • Consider streetscape on major pedestrian corridors and• Provide public access to around core retail areas waterfront pocket parks• Provide and maintain public• Extendto waterfront parks access Riverwalk• Develop new parks in Extend Riverwalk• underserved areas open Develop new parks and space• Re-use Middle School as a community facility
  45. 45. • Consider streetscape on major pedestrian corridors and around core retail areas• Provide and maintain public access to waterfront parks• Extend Riverwalk• Develop new parks and open space• Re-use Middle School
  46. 46. Calm traffic andaddress parking concerns
  47. 47. • Calm traffic on Park St. and St. Johns Ave
  48. 48. • Calm traffic on Park St. and St. Johns Ave• Improve key intersections for pedestrians and as gateways
  49. 49. • Calm traffic on Park St. and St. Johns Ave• Improve key intersections for pedestrians and as gateways• Increase and organize parking supply
  50. 50. I-10 I-95 Stock ton ide Rivers elt Kin ev os gRo Ed ge w M oo cD d uf k f Par • Calm traffic on hn s Park St. and St. Johns Ave . Jo St • Improve key intersections for pedestrians and as gateways • Increase and organize parking supply • Encourage development of walkable streets and blocks
  51. 51. Next Steps
  52. 52. PROJECT SCHEDULE MONTHS Contract Approval Kick-off MeetingStaff Coordination Meetings/ Steering Committee Data Collection Stakeholder Interviews/ Community Meetings Draft Regulations Revise Draft Regulations Community Meeting Final Regulations
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