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Zoning Ordinance Amendments
Zoning Ordinance text amendments are changes to sections of the Zoning Ordinance to address specific issues. The Zoning Ordinance is updated periodically to incorporate these changes in the official text. The following text amendments have been incorporated into the current version of the Zoning Ordinance, as amended through September 24, 2012.


TXT2016-00244- To permit small cell antennas
  • Filed February 3, 2016

TXT2016-00243-To make corrections, clarifications and modifications to the text
  • Filed August 4, 2015
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission Recommendation
  • Mayor and Council Public Hearing held September 21, 2015
  • Ordinance adopted October 12, 2015

TXT2015-00242- To amend the implementation period of development approval to toll these periods during the pendency of appeals.
  • Filed February 6, 2015
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission Recommendation
  • Mayor and Council public hearing held April 13, 2015
  • Ordinance adopted May 11, 2015

TXT2015-00241- To provide for a landscaped buffer between residential and industrial uses and also proposes an amendment to the Landscaping Screening and Lighting Manual.
  • Filed February 3, 2015
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission Recommendation
  • Mayor and Council public hearing held April 20, 2015
  • Ordinance adopted May 18, 2015

TXT2015-00240-Allow the HDC to authorize the filing of an SMA for historic designation
  • Filed January 13, 2015
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission Recommendation
  • Mayor and Council public hearing held March 2, 2015
  • Ordinance adopted March 30, 2015

TXT2015-00239-Make Self-Storage Warehouse a conditional use in the I-L, I-H, MXE and MXB Zones
  • Filed November 17, 2014
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission Recommendation
  • Mayor and Council public hearing held December 15, 2014
  • Ordinance adopted February 2, 2015

Amendment to Article 4-To Allow Historic District Commission to have an alternate member
TXT2014-00238-Allow drive-through restaurants in the MXE Zone with a hotel
  • Filed May 22, 2014
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission Recommendation
  • Mayor and Council public hearing held September 15, 2014
  • Ordinance adopted October 13, 2014

TXT2014-00237-Parking for self storage warehouse

TXT2014-00236-Technical revisions and clarifications.            
TXT2013-00235 - Require site plan review for all Town Center Performance District projects and revise notice procedures.
  • Authorized for filing by the Mayor and Council on November 5, 2012
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation
  • Mayor and Council public hearing held January 14, 2013
  • Ordinance adopted February 11, 2013.

TXT2012-00234 - Ordinance to allow greater flexibility in administering sign permits. 
  • Authorized for filing by the Mayor and Council on April 2, 2012
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation
  • Mayor amp; Council public hearing June 11, 2012
  • Ordinance adopted July 30, 2012

TXT2012-00233 - Ordinance to delete allowance for expanded parking for nonconforming use. 
  • Authorized for filing by the Mayor and Council on January 9, 2012
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation
  • Mayor and Council public hearing March 26, 2012
  • Ordinance adopted May 7, 2012

TXT2012-00232 - To amend provisions for signs in certain Planned Development zones. 
  • Filed November 3, 2011
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation
  • Mayor and Council public hearing June 11, 2012
  • Ordinance adopted September 24, 2012

TXT2012-00231 - To clarify the definition of "family" 
  • Authorized for filing by the Mayor and Council on September 19, 2011
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation
  • Ordinance adopted January 30, 2012

TXT2011-00230 - General Code Revisions 
Revisions to the definitions, site plan review process, land uses and other corrections and clarifications. 
  • Authorized for filing by the Mayor and Council on February 14, 2011
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation
  • Ordinance adopted June 6, 2011

TXT2011-00229 - Exemptions from Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance 
  • Consideration to exempt properties subject to an annexation agreement from the APFO requirements
  • Filed January 18, 2011
  • Withdrawn by applicant November 7, 2011

TXT2010-00228 - Expansion of parking area for a nonconforming funeral home 
Consideration of the expansion of a parking lot in connection with a nonconforming funeral home in a Single Unit Residential Zone. 
  • Filed June 30, 2010
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation, October 14, 2010
  • Mayor and Council public hearing October 25, 2010
  • Ordinance adopted December 13, 2010

TXT2010-00227- Approved Development Project Implementation Extensions
  • Required implementation periods extended for approved development projects to June 30, 2012
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation, May 5, 2010
  • Ordinance adopted June 21, 2010

TXT2010-00226 - Revisions to the Public Use Space requirements in the mixed-use zones 
Filed March 24, 2010 
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation, May 12, 2010
  • Mayor and Council public hearing June 7, 2010
  • Ordinance adopted September 20, 2010

TXT2010-00225 - Revisions to Definition of Buildable Lot 
Requires minimum street frontage in the single unit detached and mixed-use zones; allows fences taller than 48" in the PD zones. Filed March 16, 2010
  • Planning Commission Staff Report
  • Planning Commission review and recommendation, May 12, 2010
  • Mayor and Council public hearing June 7, 2010
  • Ordinance adopted September 13, 2010

TXT2010-00224 - Revisions to Public Use Space Requirements 
  • Adopted February 8, 2010 by Ordinance 2-10 - included in the current ordinance