Ephesus Church - Fordham Boulevard Small    Area Planning and Traffic Analysis                   I Chamber Update – March ...
Framework Plan•   Increased Connectivity    Throughout•   Create Greenspace System•   Create Mixed-Use Nodes•   Multi-Fami...
Framework Components: Streets andIntersections•   Extend Legion Road•   Extend South Elliot Road•   Long-Term Road Connect...
Framework Components: Density•       Transitions to neighborhoods•       Density along Fordham Blvd.    Higher Density    ...
Conceptual Plan Components• Development Density    Neighborhood Transition    Approximately 3-4 stories    Central Residen...
Framework Components: Land Use•     Mixed-Use Redevelopment in      Ram’s Plaza, Village Plaza and      Colony Apartments•...
Conceptual 3D Massing                    I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
Implementation        I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
Land Use and Zoning Tools• Create a New Redevelopment  Zoning District                               I Chamber Update – Ma...
Financing Tools• Municipal Service District• Special Assessment District• TIF/Synthetic TIF• Revenue Bonds• Loan Guarantee...
Implementation: In process•   Phase I functional engineering complete•   Phase II functional engineering scope•   Explorin...
Plan Implementation:Where Are We Headed?          I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
The Project • Prepare zoning to implement the Ephesus Church   Road/Fordham Boulevard Focus Area Plan • Code Studio also w...
Ephesus Church Road/Fordham BoulevardSmall Area Plan: Implementation Timeline                             Small Area Plan:...
The Concept •   Comprehensive Plan •   Analysis: Economic, Transportation, Land Use •   Small Area Plan •   Code !        ...
Code Approach     PRESERVE/ENHANCE                        • ZONING IS A                          MULTIPURPOSE             ...
Codes – An Evolution • WYSIWYG • “What You See is What You Get !”                                  I Chamber Update – Marc...
Codes – An Evolution • WYSIWYG • Codes Have   Changed Too !!                       I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
Modern Code Components            +               +                       +BUILDING TYPES   ELEMENTS            USES      ...
Modern Code: Private Property • Clear, Predictable Results                                I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
Modern Code: Public Realm • Clear, Predictable Results                                I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
Plan Implementation:How Do We Get There?          I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
Roles    • General Public        • Comment on Area Plan, Zoning Text, Map    • Elected/Appointed Officials        • Review...
Next Steps     I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
Project Tasks •   Prepare Code Outline •   Discuss Outline With Town •   Prepare Initial Code Draft and Map •   Work with ...
Thank You !  Questions?        I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
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Ephesus Church-Fordham Boulevard Small Area Planning

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On March 7, 2013, Chapel Hill Economic Development Director Dwight Bassett gave a presentation on the small area planning and traffic analysis for the Ephesus Church-Fordham Blvd area.

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Ephesus Church-Fordham Boulevard Small Area Planning

  1. 1. Ephesus Church - Fordham Boulevard Small Area Planning and Traffic Analysis I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  2. 2. Framework Plan• Increased Connectivity Throughout• Create Greenspace System• Create Mixed-Use Nodes• Multi-Family Residential Development• Increased Transit Presence and Facilities• Roadway Operational Improvements I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  3. 3. Framework Components: Streets andIntersections• Extend Legion Road• Extend South Elliot Road• Long-Term Road Connections in Village Plaza and Ram’s Plaza• Intersection Improvements• Operational Improvements I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  4. 4. Framework Components: Density• Transitions to neighborhoods• Density along Fordham Blvd. Higher Density Lower Density I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  5. 5. Conceptual Plan Components• Development Density Neighborhood Transition Approximately 3-4 stories Central Residential Core Approximately 5-6 stories High Density Mixed-Use and Commercial Development Approximately 6+ stories I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  6. 6. Framework Components: Land Use• Mixed-Use Redevelopment in Ram’s Plaza, Village Plaza and Colony Apartments• Commercial Redevelopment in Ram’s Plaza and East Gate Shopping Center• Multi-Family Residential Development in Colony Apartments area and Ram’s Plaza DEVELOPMENT SUMMARY Retail +/-258,000 Square Feet Office +/-368,000 Square Feet Residential Units +/-1,084 Units Hotel +/-280,000 Square Feet I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  7. 7. Conceptual 3D Massing I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  8. 8. Implementation I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  9. 9. Land Use and Zoning Tools• Create a New Redevelopment Zoning District I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  10. 10. Financing Tools• Municipal Service District• Special Assessment District• TIF/Synthetic TIF• Revenue Bonds• Loan Guarantees I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  11. 11. Implementation: In process• Phase I functional engineering complete• Phase II functional engineering scope• Exploring financing options• This meeting begins rezoning discussion• 5 redevelopment sites: plans being developed• Redevelopment and construction planned for 2013- 2014 I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  12. 12. Plan Implementation:Where Are We Headed? I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  13. 13. The Project • Prepare zoning to implement the Ephesus Church Road/Fordham Boulevard Focus Area Plan • Code Studio also working to update LUMO, prepare zoning for Central West Focus Area Plan I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  14. 14. Ephesus Church Road/Fordham BoulevardSmall Area Plan: Implementation Timeline Small Area Plan: Adopted June 2011 Small Area Plan: Adopted June 2011 Phase I: Plan Adoption Phase I: Plan Adoption Mayors Innovation Project: Sept 2012 Mayors Innovation Project: Sept 2012 Public Update: February 28, 2013 Public Update: February 28, 2013 Phase II: Write the Code Phase II: Write the Code Public Review Draft : : Summer 2013 Public Review Draft Summer 2013 Council Considers Code: Winter 2013 Council Considers Code: Winter 2013 Phase III: Improvements Phase III: Improvements To be determined To be determined I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  15. 15. The Concept • Comprehensive Plan • Analysis: Economic, Transportation, Land Use • Small Area Plan • Code ! IES STOR K SETBACK WAL SIDE LA NE S PARKING I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013 15
  16. 16. Code Approach PRESERVE/ENHANCE • ZONING IS A MULTIPURPOSE TOOL . . . INCREMENTAL CHANGE TRANSFORM 16 I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  17. 17. Codes – An Evolution • WYSIWYG • “What You See is What You Get !” I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013 17
  18. 18. Codes – An Evolution • WYSIWYG • Codes Have Changed Too !! I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  19. 19. Modern Code Components + + +BUILDING TYPES ELEMENTS USES PARKING + + + BLOCKS STREETS ADMINISTRATION MAP I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  20. 20. Modern Code: Private Property • Clear, Predictable Results I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  21. 21. Modern Code: Public Realm • Clear, Predictable Results I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  22. 22. Plan Implementation:How Do We Get There? I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  23. 23. Roles • General Public • Comment on Area Plan, Zoning Text, Map • Elected/Appointed Officials • Review/Adopt Area Plan, Zoning Text, Map • Approve/Deny Special Permits (if any) • Approve/Deny Subdivisions • Town Staff • Facilitate Plan, Text, Map Adoption • Approve/Deny Development Applications I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  24. 24. Next Steps I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  25. 25. Project Tasks • Prepare Code Outline • Discuss Outline With Town • Prepare Initial Code Draft and Map • Work with Town to Refine Draft • Public Workshop(s) on Draft • Revise Draft, if Necessary • Planning Board Review/Town Council Adoption • September? I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013
  26. 26. Thank You ! Questions? I Chamber Update – March 7, 2013

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