Clarkston Proposed Zoning Reform Information

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The Clarkston City Council is considering zoning reform that consists of three major components:

(1) revising zoning ordinances to require Planning and Zoning Board review and public hearings for Conditional Use Permit, and to increase advance public notice of any application for a variance, rezoning or conditional use permit;

(2) revising zoning ordinances to encourage downtown development and improvement of the housing stock;

(3) legalizing and permitting the provision of child care and early learning schools in Clarkston apartment complexes.

Currently the contemplated zoning reform have only been discussed in joint Housing & Infrastructure and Community Development  SAC Meetings, and not before the full Council. 

To provide greater access to the relevant materials, please click the specified links below.   

Further discussion of the proposed zoning reform is summarized in the Committee Document.
View the Draft version(s)
Draft 1  Zoning Reform Document (3-18-19)

Updated   Zoning Reform Document - (All compiled edits 3-29-19) 
Updated  Zoning Reform Document ( 5-16-19)
Resident Feedback captured from the September 26, 2018 SAC Meeting.

Questions should be directed to Council Member Jamie Carroll