Hundreds of residents  spilled out into overflow areas set up throughout city hall

Live Tweets From Public Hearing on Z-27-14: Citywide Remapping

The public hearing last night for zoning case Z-27-14 had a shockingly huge turnout. While city-hall reporter Chris Tepedino reported from inside the council chambers, editor James Borden was free to roam the building and live-tweet the event. While Chris works on his official write-up, please enjoy this very unofficial summary of the night.

Raleigh's Unified Development Ordinance

City Council Holds UDO Work Session

City Council members last week held a special work session on a series of amendments proposed for the city’s Unified Development Ordinance.

An example of an accessory dwelling. This photo was taken on a property in Wake County, outside Raleigh city limits.

Backyard Cottage Debate Continues

Councilors and residents debate how to include backyard cottages in the city’s new zoning code. Some say they’ll cause problems while others argue it’s another housing option for Raleigh.

City Council Roundup: Public Gets Another Shot at the UDO

Raleigh residents spoke out Tuesday at the last official public hearing for the UDO before the approval process. In other City council business, transportation staff will examine traffic calming measures for Ramblewood Drive and city staffers are researching Low Impact Development to improve streams and waterways.