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File #: 220403    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/12/2022 In control: ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 7/28/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing the Department of City Development to develop an update to the housing element of the Citywide Policy Plan to include proposed updates to the portions of the city’s zoning code that govern residential development and authorizing a transfer of funds from the Capital Improvements-Advance Planning Fund to a subaccount for the Housing Zoning Code Update.
Sponsors: ALD. BAUMAN, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. PEREZ
Indexes: HOUSING, ZONING
Attachments: 1. Housing Code Update Proposal Summary, 2. Equity Impact Statement, 3. Hearing Notice List
Number
220403
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference
090882

Sponsor
ALD. BAUMAN, MURPHY, AND PEREZ

Title
Resolution directing the Department of City Development to develop an update to the housing element of the Citywide Policy Plan to include proposed updates to the portions of the city’s zoning code that govern residential development and authorizing a transfer of funds from the Capital Improvements-Advance Planning Fund to a subaccount for the Housing Zoning Code Update.

Analysis
This resolution directs the Department of City Development to initiate a planning effort to update the Housing element of the Citywide Policy Plan and to propose updates to the portions of the City’s zoning code that regulate housing development and authorizes a transfer of funds from the Capital Improvements-Advance Planning Fund to a subaccount to carry out the first phase of the Housing Zoning Code Update project.
Body
Whereas, On March 2, 2010, the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee (“Common Council”) adopted Common Council File No. 090882, approving the Citywide Policy Plan as an element of Milwaukee’s Overall Comprehensive Plan; and

Whereas, The Citywide Policy Plan includes a “Housing and Neighborhoods” chapter, that, along with the recommendations contained within the 14 Area Plans that make up the City of Milwaukee Comprehensive Plan, makes recommendations related to housing development and land use throughout the city; and

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee recently collaborated with the Community Development Alliance to develop a Collective Affordable Housing Plan in conjunction with the Community Development Alliance, the Environmental Collaboration Office is developing a Climate and Equity Plan to improve environmental sustainability and reduce greenhouse gases, and both of these planning efforts, as well as past City plans such as the Equitable Growth through Transit Oriented Development Plan have made recommendations to increase the supply of housing within the Cit...

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