Upcoming Open Comment Public Hearings
Up for Public Hearing October 30, 2023:
Ordinance amending The Zoning Map by changing the Apartment House Use District Classification (U2, H2, A2) Use on property located south of the properties fronting E. Market Street from Fountain Street east to Ivan Place to a Retail Business Use District Classification (U3, H4, A5) Use.
Ordinance amending/supplementing Title 15, Chapter 153, “Zoning Code”, Section 153.140 “Definitions” and Section 153.310 “Business and Industry requirements” by establishing a form-based Urban Overlay district for the East Market Street Corridor.
Ordinance amending/supplementing Title 15, Chapter 153, “Zoning Code”, Article 1 “General Provisions” and Article 6 “Development and Area District Requirements” regarding the East Market Street Urban Overlay Area; and declaring an emergency.
Notices are posted on our website at least 15 days prior to the meeting date.
If the Ordinance is a Conditional Use (Zoning measure), a notice is also mailed to the owners and residents of property within, contiguous to, and directly across the street from the property involved in the Ordinance (per Charter Section 34). Notices are also published in the Akron Beacon Journal.
You do not need to fill out any forms to participate. You may attend in person in Council Chambers or remotely via videoconference.
Those wishing to attend remotely need to notify the Clerk of Council as outlined in the meeting notice in order to receive the information to join remotely.