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Prelimary report on neighborhood visioning sessions for the proposed Riverside Avondale Zoning Overlay, Jacksonville, FL. 2007.

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 Riverside Avondale Zoning Overlay report Presentation Transcript

    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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: 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
    • 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 Waterfront Park
    • 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 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
    • Map Exercise . . . Map Exercise
    • Break Out Groups
    • Report Back
    • Guiding Principles
    • Protect and EnhanceExisting Neighborhoods
    • Stockton/ Five Points Riverside St. Johns Quarter Historic DistrictAvondale • Protect existing residential neighborhoods
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • EncourageResponsible Growth
    • • New Development should maintain appropriate scale, height and density around areas adjacent to established neighborhoods
    • • New Development should maintain appropriate scale, height and density around areas adjacent to established neighborhoods• Enhance existing retail and encourage diverse commercial uses
    • • 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
    • 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 to waterfront parks
    • • 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
    • • 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
    • • 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
    • 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 organize parking supply
    • 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
    • Next Steps
    • 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