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Ordinances, Regulations and Adopted Plans

ORDINANCES:

Unified Development Ordinance-The Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) governs land use and development throughout the City of Monroe planning jurisdiction. The UDO was adopted December 16, 2003, but has been amended over the years to provide revisions and new provisions.

Unified Development Ordinance (effective 12/16/2003) Complete Document

Table of Permissible Uses

Concord Avenue Overlay District Ordinance(effective May 2, 2017)

FY 2010 ZONING ORDINANCE REVISIONS:    
DATE: SECTION: TITLE:
April 6, 2010 156.121 Temporary Uses and Structures
April 6, 2010 156.224 (G) and 156.224 (I) (4) Amendments
May 18, 2010  156.14 and 156.133  Basic Definitions and Signs

REGULATIONS:

Historic District Guidelines-The Historic District Guidelines were adopted in August 2000 and are used by the Historic District Commission in reviewing the appropriateness of proposed changes in the South Monroe Historic District. 

Historic District Guidelines (effective August 2000)-Complete Document

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ADOPTED PLANS:

Concord Avenue Area Master Plan- NEW!

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The purpose and intent for the Concord Avenue Area Master Plan is to improve the aesthetics, safety, viability, and appeal of the Kerr Street area through a comprehensive small area redevelopment plan.

The goals of the project include developing new and improved housing stock, create economic development and employment opportunities, and revitalization of properties to create an attractive entrance to Monroe, and to establish a catalyst area for improvement.

Special Objectives of the plan include:
1. Developing a plan that addresses urban design, future land uses, aesthetics, and transportation that would reflect the vision of the community and drive a positive image for the area.
2. Developing a plan to serve as a gateway node for downtown Monroe and a catalyst for future projects.
3. Developing an action/ implementation plan that will provide implementation strategies, including a list of catalyst projects, phasing plans, available funding sources, and agencies responsible for implementing the vision.

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Land Development Plan- The Land Development Plan was adopted in 2000, amended in 2008 providing several new provisions and is currently being revised. The Land Development Plan is a policy that establishes a guide for land use patterns, provides guidance for future development and serves as a decision-making tool for City Council.  

LAND DEVELOPMENT PLAN REVISIONS:
November 4, 2008 Full Document Staff Report Summarizing Specific Changes

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Downtown Master- Plan-The Downtown Master Plan was adopted in February 2008 and reflects a vision for a place where people live, work, and play; where restaurants, entertainment venues and shops enliven a save city core.  The purpose is to serve as a guide for future development in the downtown area, counteract the impact of lost retail, revitalize the historic core and make downtown Monroe an exciting destination.

Downtown Master Plan (effective 2008)-Complete Document

Downtown Master Plan Summary Poster

Downtown Master Plan Maps

Context Map
Study Area Map
Assets Map
Block Pattern Map
Existing Land Use Map
Transportation Map
Transportation Map 2
Open Space and Greenways
Future Land Use Map

 

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