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File #: 22-365   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Broward Municipal Services District
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: MOTION TO DIRECT Office of the County Attorney to draft an Ordinance amending Chapter 39 of the Broward County Code of Ordinances ("Zoning Code") creating the Garden Park Mixed Use zoning district and adding associated definitions.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Leonard Vialpando
Department: Resilient Environment Division: Urban Planning Division

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO DIRECT Office of the County Attorney to draft an Ordinance amending Chapter 39 of the Broward County Code of Ordinances ("Zoning Code") creating the Garden Park Mixed Use zoning district and adding associated definitions.

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Why Action is Necessary
Pursuant to Section 18.5(e) of the Broward County Administrative Code, the subject matter of a proposed Ordinance must be considered by the Board prior to the drafting of the proposed Ordinance.

What Action Accomplishes
Provides required direction to the Office of the County Attorney.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None taken.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE RESILIENT ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT AND THE URBAN PLANNING DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THIS MOTION.

This item supports the Board's Value of "offering sustainable, compatible, innovative housing options for all income levels, including integrated, permanent supportive housing" and the corresponding Goal to "increase the availability of affordable housing of all types, countywide, in every community using effective, uniform criteria, policies and strategies."

The proposed Garden Park Mixed Use zoning district seeks to implement Broward County Land Use Plan (BCLUP) Policies 2.16.3 and 2.16.4, related to residential density bonuses and affordable housing, that were adopted by the Board on March 9, 2021. The district also contemplates design standards that take into consideration the Mobility Advancement Program (MAP) improvements that may occur along adjacent roadways.

The intent is to permit the Garden Park Mixed Use zoning district to apply to areas designated "Commerce" on the BCLUP and to adjacent residential properties within the BMSD. Garden Park-zoned properties with "Residential" land use designation would be ...

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