Development Ordinances & Design Standards Process Timeline

Planning and Engineering Design Standards = PEDS | Land Development Ordinances = LDO

Completed Outreach Timeline, 2020

  • January:
    Stakeholder Meeting – LDO Update Summary, Introduce Chapter 106-Zoning
  • February:
    Stakeholder Meeting – Discuss Residential Zoning, Small Lots Community Pools
    Stakeholder Meeting – Discuss Land Divisions
  • March:
    P&Z Commission Meeting – Discuss Residential Zoning, Small Lots Community Pools
    Stakeholder Meeting – Discuss TND Zoning District
    City Council Work Session – Residential Zoning, Small Lots Community Pools
  • Steps taken during COVID-19 Pandemic:
    Revise current public drafts of each chapter based on current stakeholder feedback
    Revise current public draft PEDS based on necessary ‘waterfall’ changes from LDO revisions
  • August 2020
    Publish all drafts and distribute to stakeholders
    Request digital feedback
    Host hybrid of in-person and virtual stakeholder meetings

Present Actions Timeline

Continue stakeholder outreach to discuss revised drafts

  • September 14 – Residential Zoning, Small Lots, & PUD Overlay
  • September 28 – Other topics as needed

Public Outreach Meetings

At least two meetings will be conducted (View Public Notice)

  • DATE: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    TIME: 6:00 PM
    ONLINE ACCESS:

    WebEx Online Meeting (www.webex.com)
    Meeting number (access code): 146 540 3200
    Meeting password: fgAepEM2V34
    Project Visuals: https://www.surpriseaz.gov/Calendar
    Join by Phone: 602-666-0783

  • DATE: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    TIME: 6:00 PM
    ONLINE ACCESS:

    WebEx Online Meeting (www.webex.com)
    Meeting number (access code): 146 853 3707
    Meeting password: iwYE3zEDR86
    Project Visuals: https://www.surpriseaz.gov/Calendar
    Join by Phone: 602-666-0783

Work Session with Planning and Zoning Commission

Work Session with City Council

  • September 15 - Pools Discussion

Proposed Future Actions Timeline

Reconvene with stakeholders to discuss revised drafts (WebEx Meetings)

  • October 12
  • October 26

Possible final revisions, as needed, after stakeholder and public outreach

Work Session with Planning and Zoning Commission

  • Small presentations of remaining chapters and summarize stakeholder collaboration 
  • October 1 
  • October 15

Work Session with City Council

  • Small presentations of remaining chapters and summarize stakeholder collaboration (expect 3-4 presentations)
  • October 6 - Residential Zoning, Small Lots, & PUD Overlay
  • October 20
  • November 3

Possible Public Hearings

  • Hold public hearings about one month apart. 
  • November 19 (present to Planning and Zoning Commission for recommendation)
  • December 17 (present to City Council for final action)

Distribution of Revised Drafts

The updated LDO will have a press release sent through an email subscription group dedicated to “Development Code Update” and published online with dedicated comment boxes. Sign up for Development Code Updates

Additionally, each stakeholder will be sent a direct email with the digital file and invitation to the meeting associated with that chapter or group of chapters.

Past Presentations