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The City of Gainesville Planning Department is holding a series of neighborhood workshops to discuss proposed land use and zoning changes for properties within the City of Gainesville. Planning staff has started the process of mailing out more than 10,000 notices to property owners and affected parties.

The City of Gainesville Plan Board is holding a public workshop to discuss a variety of key issues related to the update of the Land Development Code. The workshop will take place Thursday, Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Auditorium, which is located at 200 E. University Ave. in Gainesville. The City Plan Board and the City of Gainesville Planning and Development Services Department are seeking direction from the community on major topics, including:

  • allowable building heights and compatibility with residential areas and historic districts,
  • street and building design,
  • parking requirements,
  • automotive-oriented uses and
  • the development review process.