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Natural Features Protection Overlay District Approved by Kalamazoo City Commission

The Natural Features Protection Overlay District was approved by the Kalamazoo City Commission on May 20, 2019.

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Applicants Sought for Proposed Natural Features Protection Review Board

The City of Kalamazoo is seeking applicants for the proposed Natural Features Protection (NFP) Review Board through May 3, 2019. This board is being created as part of the Natural Features Protection Overlay Ordinance.

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Planning Commission Recommends Approval of Proposed Natural Features Protection Zoning Overlay Ordinance and Map

On Tuesday April 9, 2019 the Planning Commission recommended to the City Commission approval of the proposed Natural Features Protection Zoning Overlay Ordinance and map. Draft 4 of the ordinance is available here and will go to City Commission next to seek final approval.

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Question Responses & Third Draft of Natural Features Protection Zoning Overlay Ordinance Available

The third draft of the Natural Features Protection Zoning Overlay Ordinance is available. The third draft of the ordinance will go to Planning Commission on Tuesday April 9. Responses to questions and comments from the Community Wide Meeting are also available.

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Natural Features Protection Ordinance - 3.25.19 Update

We want to thank everyone who attended the community wide meeting last Thursday to learn and share input on the Draft Natural Features Protection Zoning Overlay Ordinance. We will be accepting input on the second draft of the ordinance online through tomorrow, Tuesday March 26, 2019

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Second Draft of Natural Features Protection Zoning Overlay Ordinance Available

The second draft of the Natural Features Protection Zoning Overlay Ordinance is available. This second draft includes edits from input received during the four focus group meetings and input that was emailed or submitted online.

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Natural Features Protection Ordinance - 3.5.19 Update - Responses to Questions & Comments

Since posting the Draft Natural Features Protection Ordinance online on Friday February 15th we are excited to have received a lot of input from the community! We also appreciate everyone who attended focus group meetings to share input and ask questions. We’ve been working hard to address the questions and comments we have received so far.

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Community Input Needed on Draft Natural Features Protection Ordinance

The Draft Natural Features Protection Ordinance is now available online for review and input. City Staff will also be holding focus groups and a community wide meeting to discuss the draft ordinance. View the draft ordinance and submit your input, or find an upcoming meeting here.

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Natural Features Protection Ordinance - 2.4.19 Update

A technical committee meeting for the creation of the Natural Features Protection Ordinance scheduled for the week of January 28th was cancelled due to weather. City staff and the committee are back hard at work this week on the draft ordinance.

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Natural Features Protection Ordinance - 1.22.19 Update

A project to develop and adopt the Natural Features Protection Ordinance and Zoning Overlay District is underway. We will be posting updates to help keep residents informed and up to date on the process.

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