City Council okays Arts, Culture, and Small Business Overlay

[Source: City of Phoenix Planning Department] — The Phoenix City Council approved the Arts, Culture, and Small Business Overlay on April 2, 2008.  The overlay allows greater flexibility in uses and standards that will contribute to the vitality of the downtown area and enhance community events.  Benefits of the overlay include additional primary and accessory uses, allowance of temporary cultural events and performances, allowance of a-frame signage, ability to use allies for maneuvering and relaxation of parking requirements, lot coverage, setbacks, and landscaping for existing structures in order to encourage adaptive reuse of buildings.

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Posted on April 3, 2008, in Arts and Culture, Downtown Vitality, Historic Preservation, Neighborhoods, Shopping, Sustainability, Visioning and Planning and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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