Published by fixBuffalo
on 6/01/2012 at 9:22 AM.
The City is hosting a series of Buffalo Green Code open houses this coming week to reveal a "sneak preview" of the new zoning ordinance, which is now being written. From the Mayor's Office of Strategic Planning:
We’re preparing a new zoning ordinance to shape Buffalo’s future. It’s designed to build on the land use plan that was developed last year, and to make our shared vision for the city a reality.The zoning ordinance contains the specific and detailed laws that will govern development in our city. Please join us at an upcoming Open House to learn more about how this will benefit your neighborhood and let us know what you think.
Here's the schedule of open houses:
- WEST: Mon., June 4, 6 pm, Lafayette High School, 370 Lafayette Ave.
- NORTHWEST: Tues., June 5, 6 pm, Riverside High School, 51 Ontario St.
- SOUTH: Tues., June 5, 6 pm, South Park High School, 150 Southside Pkwy.
- ELLICOTT: Wed., June 6, 6 pm, Montessori School, 342 Clinton St.
- NORTHEAST: Wed., June 6, 6 pm, Bennett High School, 2885 Main St.
- NORTH: Thurs., June 7, 6 pm, North Park Academy, 780 Parkside Ave.
- CENTRAL: Fri., June 8, 8 am; or Noon, Central Library, Lafayette Sq.
- MASTEN/E. DELAVAN: Sat., June 9, 9 am, East High School, 820 Northampton St.
- EAST: Sat., June 9th, 1 pm, Matt Urban Center, 1081 Broadway
The Green Code is the most important planning initiative the City of Buffalo has undertaken in decades. Plan to attend one of these open houses. For additional information about the Buffalo Green Code check out the following fixBuffalo posts, especially this one - Mayor Brown's official announcement - on Earth Day, 2010.
There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask
of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.
- Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) from The Death and Life of Great American Cities, 1961.
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