Project Timeline

February 2014

Issue Identification and Evaluation – Consultant interviews with project stakeholders Clarion Associates, project consultants for the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations Rewrite, interviews County stakeholders, including County Council members,  Planning

July 2014

Issue Identification Memorandum sent to the project team. The consultant team will prepare a memo that identifies the major issues that need to be addressed in the update effort.

December 2014

Evaluation and Recommendations Report published.  The Evaluation and Recommendations Report will evaluate the existing Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations, identifying their strengths and weaknesses; outline strategies and best practices to

January 2015

Consultant meetings with project stakeholders on the Evaluation and Recommendations Report.

October 2015

Module 1: Zones and Uses published.

November 2015

Consultant meetings with project stakeholders on Module 1: Zones and Uses.

May 2016

Module 2: Development Standards and Adequate Public Facilities is published.

June 2016

Consultant meetings with project stakeholders on Module 2: Development Standards and Adequate Public Facilities.

September 2016

Module 3: Process and Administration is published.

September 2016

Consultant meetings with project stakeholders on Module 3: Process and Administration and the Subdivision Regulations

September 2017

Comprehensive Review Draft to be published.

January 2018

Presentation of Legislative Draft. 

Winter 2018

Legislative worksessions on the Zoning Ordinance.

Spring 2018

March 2018 District Council (and County Executive, for Subdivision Regulations) approval. March 2018 – September 2018 Countywide Map Amendment. March 2018 and ongoing Training and Implementation of the new code.