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File #: O-20-9   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 4/6/2020 In control: Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Adopting A Zone Map Amendment To Establish A Character Protection Overlay Zone In The Integrated Development Ordinance For The North 4th Corridor With Regulations Related To Building Massing And Scale For Development In The Area And References To Street Cross Sections In The Development Process Manual (Benton)
Attachments: 1. O-9
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-20-9 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


ORDINANCE
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Adopting A Zone Map Amendment To Establish A Character Protection Overlay Zone In The Integrated Development Ordinance For The North 4th Corridor With Regulations Related To Building Massing And Scale For Development In The Area And References To Street Cross Sections In The Development Process Manual (Benton)
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WHEREAS, in 2017 all of the City's sector development plans were rescinded with the adoption of the Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO); and
WHEREAS, the North Fourth Rank III Corridor Plan was a sector development plan that contained regulations for the North Fourth Corridor, a small area mapped in the IDO in order to carry over some of these regulations and referred to in the IDO as the "North 4th Street area"; and
WHEREAS, the North Fourth Rank III Corridor Plan included future cross sections to improve mobility for pedestrians and encourage pedestrian-oriented and transit-oriented development; and
WHEREAS, the City Council adopted interim regulations in 2019 that reflected the desires and concerns of some area residents related to building massing and scale that differed from the regulations established by the North Fourth Rank III Corridor Plan and carried over into the IDO; and
WHEREAS, the interim regulations included a reference to the Development Process Manual, which was updated in 2019 to require that cross sections adopted in the last 10 years, including cross sections in the North Fourth Street Rank III Plan, be used as the basis of design for street projects; and
WHEREAS, the updated Development Process Manual has not yet been approved; and
WHEREAS, the North Fourth Street Rank III Plan is an adopted Metropolitan Redevelopment Plan, so the street cross sections are still adopted as official City policy; and
WHEREAS, the majority of the North F...

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