June 30, 2011 update. Without notice to the community members of the Committee, an announcement was made that the Advisory Committee was unable to reach agreement on recommendations for the R4C and R2A zoning districts. This Ann Arbor Chronicle article and the comments that follow the article describe the conclusion of the Committee's work.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 6:00 to 8:00pm. The R4C & R2A Zoning Advisory Committee will meet in the lower level of the Downtown Library. Planning Staff will present its DRAFT recommendations for changes to the zoning ordinance. Neighborhoods and landlords have vast areas of agreement, but the final product is in question because others have strong ideas about what should happen in these zoning districts. Click here for the city R4C/R2A web page.
R4C/R2A Recommendations - Recommendation report from the R4C/R2A zoning district study.
R4C and R2A Zoning District Study Advisory Committee
In a resolution passed during the Council's August 6, 2009 meeting, the Council created an advisory committee to study the R4C and R2A zoning districts. The resolution provided:
That the City Planning Commission and Planning staff are hereby directed
to work with the public to provide the City Council with a report and
recommendations for potential ordinance changes to the residential districts
within the Central Area in accordance with the attached process outline and
The Citizen Advisory Committee has met on eight occasions:
The Council appointed the following individuals to the R4C & R2A Zoning District Study Advisory Committee:
• City Council Representative (1): Tony Derezinski
• City Planning Commission Representative (1): Jean Carlberg
• Rental Property Owner Representative (1): Chuck Carver added 9/8/09
• Representative from each Ward (2 from each ward):
1st Ward: Ilene Tyler, Dave Merchant
2nd Ward: Wendy Carman, Carl Luckenbach
3rd Ward: Ellen Rambo, Michelle Derr
4th Ward: Julie Weatherbee, Nancy Leff
5th Ward: Ethel Potts, Anya Dale
Click her to visit the City's R4C/R2A web page.