August 2021 Project Update
Latest Project Timeline Below is the latest project timeline to complete the proposed zoning code. Once drafts have been reviewed by staff, they will be released for public review and comment. End of October – completed full draft ready for internal review by City staff. November to March (2022) – internal review and editing of the draft zoning code. April
May 2020 Project Update
What We’ve Been Up To…. You may have noticed things have slowed down a bit on the ZoneDetroit project. Due to COVID-19 with stay home orders in place in Detroit and around the Country, the project schedule has been signficantly impacted.
Final Zoning Analytic Report
The final Zoning Analytic report is here! Released on March 23, 2020, the Zoning Analytic provides a series of recommendations to address problems with the current Zoning Ordinance.
18 and Under? Get Involved!
18 and Under? Get Involved, ZoneDetroit Needs Your Help The Detroit City Planning Commission is looking for strong youth engagement in the ZoneDetroit process. Do you know anybody 18 or younger interested in neighborhood planning or capacity building who might like to be a project ambassador?
The Zoning Game
The Zoning Game The Zoning Game is a collaboration between the Detroit City Planning Commission, Code Studio and Interboro Partners, created specifically for the ZoneDetroit project.
What We’ve Heard So Far
Since the project started, we have conducted 21 stakeholder interviews, 10 phone interviews, 4 Zoning Advisory Group (ZAG) meetings, and 10 public meetings.
Would you like to play a more active role in the community? Well, this is your opportunity – become a ZoneDetroit Project Ambassador.
Building on the face-to-face meetings and in attempt to reach out to a broader population, an introductory zoning survey was prepared and released.
A handout has been prepared and is here to help! Use the handout to help you answer frequently asked questions, get details on staying engaged and to gain a better understanding of how zoning may affect you.
Public Engagement Plan
The Public Engagement Plan has been released, nice! So what is the public engagement plan all about? The public engagement plan outlines the general strategy for reaching out and engaging Detroiters to get them actively involved in ZoneDetroit.
A series of smaller community meetings have been scheduled for the next 3 months. Some of the meetings will be specifically about ZoneDetroit, while others will be part of a larger meeting that is already happening that includes other topics.
The Citywide Mapping Analysis has been released. The analysis provides a basis of the geographic and spatial distribution of different zoning and land use across the City, as well as revealing clear development patterns historically and today.
A ZoneDetroit Facebook page has been created specifically for this project. Like or follow us! Then get involved by posting your thoughts – what things do you like or don’t like about the current Zoning Ordinance?