Carroll CountyZoning OrdinanceUpdate Project<br />Area Plan<br />Commission<br />April 12, 2011<br />
Step 1 - Comprehensive Plan<br />Carroll County Comprehensive Plan Project<br />Adopted November, 2008<br />
Carroll County Comprehensive Plan<br />Elements of the Carroll County Plan<br />Land Use Management<br />Economic Developm...
Step 2 - County Zoning Ordinances<br />A Project to Review and Update Ordinances<br />Area Plan Commission charged the Ste...
Current Sections of County Zoning<br />Carroll County Zoning Ordinance<br />Subdivision Control Ordinance<br />Planned Uni...
Current Sections of County Zoning<br />Carroll County Zoning Ordinance<br />Subdivision Control Ordinance<br />Planned Uni...
Ordinance Priorities<br />Three Overlay Districts Adopted First <br />to Meet Urgent Needs<br />Flood Hazard Overlay– Requ...
Overview of NEW Zoning<br />Walkthrough of Changes and Updates<br />New Language - updated to 21st Century<br />Improvemen...
Overview of NEW Zoning<br />New OVERLAY Districts for Special Uses<br />Hoosier Heartland Overlay District<br />Affects 1,...
Overview of NEW Zoning<br />New OVERLAY Districts for Special Uses<br />Two NEW districts to be created by landowners<br /...
Overview of NEW Zoning<br />New OVERLAY Districts for Special Uses<br />County-wide Standards for Special Land Uses<br />A...
Overview of Expanded Zoning<br />Previous Language Enhanced to Meet Current Needs<br />Animals (non-farm and non-commercia...
Change in Zoning Districts<br />Previous Zoning Districts Do Not Reflect Current Uses<br />Current Districts<br />A    Agr...
Change in Zoning Districts<br />New District Names to Accommodate <br />Current and Future Uses<br /><ul><li>AG      Agric...
N1       Neighborhood and Local Business
R1/R2 Single/Multi Family Residential
LR       Lake Resort Recreational
GB      General Business
CB      Central Business
I1        Light-Medium Industrial
I2        Heavy Industrial
RR      Rural Residential
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Overview and information for the Carroll County Zoning Update Project

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Zoning presentation

  1. 1. Carroll CountyZoning OrdinanceUpdate Project<br />Area Plan<br />Commission<br />April 12, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Step 1 - Comprehensive Plan<br />Carroll County Comprehensive Plan Project<br />Adopted November, 2008<br />
  3. 3. Carroll County Comprehensive Plan<br />Elements of the Carroll County Plan<br />Land Use Management<br />Economic Development<br />Transportation<br />Environment<br />Public Infrastructure and Services<br />
  4. 4. Step 2 - County Zoning Ordinances<br />A Project to Review and Update Ordinances<br />Area Plan Commission charged the Steering Committee to update the Carroll County ordinances<br />Steering Committee met (approximately) monthly, then bi-weekly as the project neared completion<br />Website created to put drafts and progress reports at the public’s fingertips<br />www.carrollcountyzoning.wordpress.com<br />
  5. 5. Current Sections of County Zoning<br />Carroll County Zoning Ordinance<br />Subdivision Control Ordinance<br />Planned Unit Development Ordinance<br />Municipal Ordinances<br />Burlington<br />Camden<br />Delphi<br />Yeoman<br />
  6. 6. Current Sections of County Zoning<br />Carroll County Zoning Ordinance<br />Subdivision Control Ordinance<br />Planned Unit Development Ordinance<br />Municipal Ordinances<br />Burlington<br />Camden<br />Delphi<br />Yeoman<br />
  7. 7. Ordinance Priorities<br />Three Overlay Districts Adopted First <br />to Meet Urgent Needs<br />Flood Hazard Overlay– Required by Law before Counties qualify for federal disaster aid – Carroll County’s FH Ordinance was already in the process of being updated.<br />Hoosier Heartland Corridor Overlay – Encourage organized and beneficial development prior and during the construction of the HHC<br />Wind Towers County-Wide Standards – Interest in putting Wind Towers in Carroll County brought this section to the forefront<br />
  8. 8. Overview of NEW Zoning<br />Walkthrough of Changes and Updates<br />New Language - updated to 21st Century<br />Improvement Location Permit<br />Administration Section<br />Enforcement Section<br />Definitions and Glossary<br />Comprehensive Table of Uses<br />
  9. 9. Overview of NEW Zoning<br />New OVERLAY Districts for Special Uses<br />Hoosier Heartland Overlay District<br />Affects 1,000 feet each way from HHC right-of-way<br />Purpose is to protect existing land use and to direct new development to areas that can support it (toward infrastructure, access ways)<br />Delphi and Flora Airport Overlay District<br />Affects 20,000 feet from airport<br />Mirrors State and Federal building height regs<br />Intention to protect safety of air traffic<br />
  10. 10. Overview of NEW Zoning<br />New OVERLAY Districts for Special Uses<br />Two NEW districts to be created by landowners<br />Historic Overlay District<br />Rural Residential District<br />Requires landowner petition and APC approval<br />Proposed ordinance only provides a process – it does not create the districts<br />“Grassroots” - must come from landowners<br />Provides additional protections in those districts<br />Historic nature<br />Rural character<br />
  11. 11. Overview of NEW Zoning<br />New OVERLAY Districts for Special Uses<br />County-wide Standards for Special Land Uses<br />Amateur Radio Antenna<br />Satellite Dishes and Microwave Dishes<br />Wellhead Protection<br />Wind Energy and Meteorological towers<br />Borrow Pits<br />
  12. 12. Overview of Expanded Zoning<br />Previous Language Enhanced to Meet Current Needs<br />Animals (non-farm and non-commercial)<br />Swimming pools<br />Management Offices<br />Recreational Vehicles<br />Temporary Uses<br />Property Entrances and Access<br />Sign standards – both off-premises (such as billboards) and on-premises signs<br />Buffers between different land uses or districts<br />Parking Standards<br />Non-conforming uses<br />
  13. 13. Change in Zoning Districts<br />Previous Zoning Districts Do Not Reflect Current Uses<br />Current Districts<br />A Agriculture<br />S-1 Suburban Residential<br />U-1 Urban Residential<br />L-1 Lake Residential<br />B-1 General Business<br />B-2 Local Business<br />I-1 Industrial<br />I-2 Industrial<br />
  14. 14. Change in Zoning Districts<br />New District Names to Accommodate <br />Current and Future Uses<br /><ul><li>AG Agriculture
  15. 15. N1 Neighborhood and Local Business
  16. 16. R1/R2 Single/Multi Family Residential
  17. 17. LR Lake Resort Recreational
  18. 18. GB General Business
  19. 19. CB Central Business
  20. 20. I1 Light-Medium Industrial
  21. 21. I2 Heavy Industrial
  22. 22. RR Rural Residential
  23. 23. HT Historic
  24. 24. HH Hoosier Heartland
  25. 25. AP Airport
  26. 26. FH Flood Hazard</li></li></ul><li>Updated Language and Style<br />More Readable for 21st Century Citizens<br />Language has been updated to remove terms no longer used in contemporary language (”phonograph” and “home occupation”)<br />Terms have been updated to current culture and technology<br />Testing and environmental reports updated to current requirements and technology<br />Format has been adjusted to more readable style, using tables for easy reference<br />
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  29. 29. NOT Included in this Update<br />Projects to be Completed at a Later Date<br />Municipal Zoning<br />4 incorporated Cities and Towns included in County Zoning - Delphi, Camden, Burlington, Yeoman<br />Subdivision Control<br />Planned Unit Development<br />Also - Town of Flora not included<br />Flora has its own Zoning and is not part of County Zoning<br />
  30. 30. Process to Adoption of Ordinances<br />Statutory Notice and Hearing Process<br />Informational Meeting - tonight’s meeting<br />Not required, but helpful for informal presentation and discussion of the Zoning Ordinance<br />Opportunity to answer questions and catch errors before formal hearing<br />Public Hearing and Vote – April 26 – Area Plan Commission<br />Take testimony and citizen comments<br />Vote to “Recommend,” “Not Recommend” “No Action”<br />Carroll County Commissioners – approval at public meeting<br />Delphi, Camden, Burlington, Yeoman approval<br />
  31. 31. Frequently Asked Questions<br />How Does this Affect MY Land?<br />ONLY affects FUTURE development<br />Even if new ordinance changes zoning for YOUR land, your current use is “grandfathered” until you make > 50% change<br />New ordinance is to protect and support FUTURE growth and development for the benefit of the County and citizens<br />Protect resources (natural and government)<br />Protect specific land use (residential, agricultural, natural)<br />
  32. 32. Thank You to our Volunteers!<br />This Project was made possible by the tireless efforts of:<br />Zoning Update Steering Committee:<br />Janet Ayres, <br />Dick Bradshaw, <br />Dave Herman, <br />Dan McCain, <br />Kathy Mylet, <br />Joe O’Donnell,<br />Also, Area Plan Commission Attorney Cynthia Harmon advised the group throughout the process.<br /><ul><li>Bret Rinehart,
  33. 33. Miriam Robeson,
  34. 34. Randy Strasser,
  35. 35. Larry Trapp,
  36. 36. Laura Walls, and
  37. 37. Anita Werling</li></li></ul><li>Thank You for Your interest in Land Use Planning!<br />Any Questions?<br />

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