Ordinance 64-17 Unified Development Code (UDC)
Jun 13th, 2022
Posted in: Public NoticeBuild MobilePlanning and Zoning
The Mobile City Council will hold a public hearing on the City of Mobile’s proposed Unified Development Code (UDC) on July 12, 2022 at 10:30 am in the Auditorium of Government Plaza, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633.
Links to each article of the proposed UDC are below. The Articles and Appendix listed below include the amendments approved by the City Council at their May 17 and June 7, 2022 meetings. The amendments add regulations for Community Residences, Home Day Cares, Short Term Rentals, and the Africatown Safety Zone.
While the UDC does not rezone any property, urban and suburban subdistricts are proposed, as well as neighborhood overlays.
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Contains basic information about the Unified Development Code.
Establishes zoning districts, including permitted and conditional uses, and dimensional and design standards including height, yards, lot coverage, landscaping, civic space, and composite building and site design.
Consolidates the development standards that apply to all development or redevelopment in the City, such as parking, landscaping, easements, streets, parks and civic spaces, and utilities
Establishes regulations for specific uses and development types that address their unique impacts, establish incentives that further the public interest, or to comply with state or federal legal requirements.
Establishes workflows and processes for zoning and other land use applications.
Protects and regulates nonconforming uses, structures, and sites.
Establishes procedures to enforce the UDC, including penalties for violations.
This is the glossary which defines terms and phrases used in the UDC and the applicable rules of interpretation.
Includes technical legal language.
Provides a checklist of the information that applicants need to submit for a complete application that the City can process.
Establishes the Africatown Safety Zone, as well as supplementary zoning regulations that implement specific requirements of the area plans for Africatown.
Establishes supplementary zoning regulations that implement specific requirements of the area plans for the Peninsula.
Spring Hill Overlay.
Establishes supplementary zoning regulations that implement specific requirements of the area plans for Spring Hill.
Historic District Overlay.
Establishes dimensional standards for properties in locally designated historic districts to preserve and maintain their existing character.
Downtown Development Code.
Establishes zoning regulations and requirements for the Downtown Development District.
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