The City of Columbus has entered a new phase of growth. The 2020 Census confirms that the city’s population now exceeds 900,000, having grown by 43 percent over the past 30 years. To adjust to this growth, Columbus must adopt zoning code changes that will make it easier to build in the city and encourage the type of growth that supports public transit and affordable housing.
Columbus’ current Zoning Code is the product of 70 years of ongoing piecemeal amendments. For better or for worse, the current zoning codes underpin much of the development we see today. Changing these codes is an essential task if we want Columbus to be more financially resilient.
In this webinar, experts will share their wealth of knowledge about the power of zoning changes and how these proposed changes can strengthen our city and make way for the types of development that benefit everyone. Attendees will learn about how city planning and zoning are used as practical tools for municipal governance. We will also explore topics from the perspective of what local business leaders need to know to effectively understand and navigate zoning codes and regulations, and promote public engagement and civil discourse. The topics will include:
As the City prepares for the future, it is vital to have an updated Zoning Code that:
Member Registration: Free
Non-Member Registration: $25
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