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Government Public meeting to tackle possible residential zoning changes

Public meeting to tackle possible residential zoning changes

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Fort Worth residents can weigh in on proposed zoning definitions regarding residential uses, including options for a new “single housekeeping unit” designation.

The public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday Aug. 12 at University Christian Church, 2720 S. University Drive, room 207.

Kicking things off will be a 6 p.m. open house featuring one-on-one questions and comments with city staff, followed by a presentation on proposed changes to certain definitions, including:

• Restaurant

• Community home

• Transient or short-term resident (new)

• Boarding house or lodging house

• Family

• Single housekeeping unit (new)

Following the meeting, the city’s Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing and vote on the definitions at 1 p.m. Sept. 9 at City Hall. On Oct. 13, the City Council will conduct a public hearing and vote on the definitions at its 7 p.m. meeting, also at City Hall.

More information is available by watching an online presentation at http://fortworthgov.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=5&clip_id=2244. Viewers may scroll to item 11 to watch the presentation.

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