R4 Zone Building Height Community Discussion


Ordinance 3054, adopted by City Council on October 21, 2019, is an interim ordinance declaring an emergency and adopting a moratorium on the acceptance of certain land use applications in the R4 zone that propose to utilize bonus height incentives to achieve a 10’ increase in max. building height.  After a public hearing on December 2, 2019 the City Council adopted Resolution 2068 reaffirming Ord. 3054 and adopting a work plan.

View a Map of the R4 zone (west of Commercial Ave.)

Next Steps

Public Meeting

  • A public meeting will be held in Council Chambers (904 6th St.) on February 25, 2020 at 5:30 PM to introduce the potential options and gather public feedback.

Ad Hoc Committee

  • An Ad Hoc Committee of 3 City Council Planning Committee members and 3 Planning Commissioners has been established to review the issue and develop some potential options for consideration moving forward.  

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  1. Don Measamer

    Director of Planning, Community & Economic Dev.
    Phone: 360-299-1942