Meeting Agenda
State College Borough Planning Commission and Borough Council
Joint Meeting
September 26, 2017
Room 304 / 5:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order

II.

Roll Call

III.

Objective

A.

The objective of this joint meeting is to provide the Borough Council and Planning Commission an overview of the Zoning Ordinance Assessment, and receive comments and answer questions about the Assessment. The Zoning Ordinance Assessment is intended as a starting point in the rewrite process for discussions about changes to State College’s Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances. It synthesizes the most important goals (key themes) included in the Borough’s plans and identified by the community that need to be accomplished in the project, includes an evaluation of how the current regulatory system performs, and then suggests changes and zoning tools that need to be included in the rewritten Ordinances if the goals are addressed. At the conclusion of the meeting, information will be provided abou

IV.

Introduction

V.

Overview of the Zoning Ordinance Assessment

A.

Theme 1: Create User-Friendly Ordinances

B.

Theme 2: Restructure and Modernize the Zone Districts to Implement Local Plans

C.

Theme 3: Modernize the Development Standards

D.

Theme 4: Encourage and Support Green Building Practices

E.

Theme 5: Modernize the Regulations to Encourage and Support Redevelopment

F.

The Annotated Outline

VI.

General Comments and Questions

VII.

Next Steps

VIII.