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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Public Hearing Notice - Amendments to the Unified Land Use and Development Regulations

Public Hearing

In accordance with 24 V.S.A §4441 and §4444, the City of Winooski Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 13, 2020 beginning at 6:30 PM. This hearing will be held at the Winooski City Hall; 27 West Allen Street; Winooski, Vermont 05404 to consider the following: 

Amendments to the Unified Land Use and Development Regulations 

  • Section 4.12: Parking, Loading and Service Areas 
  • Section 6.8: Waivers & Variance Review 

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of these amendments are as follows: 

  • Section 4.12 – Provide a mechanism for relief from the minimum parking requirements and provide options to establish minimum parking for uses that are not currently listed. The addition of a parking waiver includes the specific submission requirements to accompany a waiver request. 
  • Section 6.8 – Provide guidance to the Development Review Board on the standards of review for parking waiver requests. This addition also includes actions available to the Development Review Board when considering requests for parking waivers. 

Geographic Area Affected: the proposed amendments will apply to the entirety of the City of Winooski. 

Section Headings Impacted

Section 4.12 – Adds a new subpart #2 under subsection C noting that uses not listed under subpart #1 will establish minimum parking requirements through the same process as the parking waiver. This amendment also includes a new subpart #4 which outlines the requirements for submission of a parking waiver. This amendment also renumbers the subparts under 4.12 C. 

Section 6.8 – Adds a new subsection C (including relevant subparts) to provide information related to the standard of review for the Development Review Board to consider parking waivers. 

The full text of these amendments can be obtained at Winooski City Hall during normal business hours on 27 West Allen Street. Full text can also be obtained by contacting Eric Vorwald, AICP, City of Winooski Planning & Zoning Manager by calling 802 655 6410 / evorwald@winooskivt.gov.

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