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Zoning Code Update

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The City's Zoning Code (Westerville Codified Ordinances, Part 11 and 12) and related Codified Ordinances are implementing tools for key portions of the Comprehensive Plan (2016) and are being updated currently to effectively achieve the City's vision.

The current Code (1973) does not take into account our community's growth and today's development expectations.

An updated and relevant Zoning Code will help keep the City competitive in the region and continue to protect Westerville's sense of place. 


 Issues and Diagnostic - See Phase 1 and Phase 2 Reports 
  2018-2019  Draft Review Process - Focus Groups, Planning Commission, and City Council  
 Adoption Process - Public Hearings at Planning Commission and City Council




City Staff is working closely with City Council, Boards and Commissions, as well as the Legal Department and planning consultants to update the Zoning Code as follows:

Staff, Legal, and Planning Commission will review and recommend all zoning code amendments to City Council.