Development Code Composition

Development Code Composition Team

 

Development Code Composition includes drafting comprehensive and unified code amendments to ensure Tampa's codes are written in "one voice", easily understood and readily implemented.

Pending Code Changes

January 2018 Code Amendment Cycle

Filing Deadline:   January 16, 2018

Privately-Initiated Amendments

City Council Workshop [scheduled]:   April 26, 2018 at 9:00 am, City Council Chambers, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd, 3rd Floor

HC-CC Planning Commission Hearing [scheduled]:   May 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm, Planning Commission Board Room, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, 18th Floor

Dry Cleaner Definitions - Applicant/Agent: Brian Wilkes

CBD Waterfront Parking - Applicant/Agent: Straz Center/Morris Massey, Esq.

Canopy Signs - Applicant/Agent: Stantec/Adam Carnegie

Public Initiated Amendments

City Council Workshop:   May 24, 2018 at 9:00 am, City Council Chambers, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd, 3rd Floor

HC-CC Planning Commission Hearing:   June 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm, Planning Commission Board Room, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, 18th Floor

YC-Max FAR - Zoning Administrator Initiated

Seminole Heights Accessory Structures - Zoning Administrator Initiated

Planning Commission Public Hearing: August 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm, Planning Commission Board Room, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, 18th Floor

Updated Parking/Loading/Use-Design Standards for AC Storage & Mini-Warehouse - (Clean) (PDF, 146 kb)

Updated Parking/Loading/Use-Design Standards for AC Storage & Mini-Warehouse - (Highlighted with Notes) (PDF, 173 kb)

Off Cycle 2020 Code Amendment

Publicly-Initiated Amendment

City Council Workshop October 22, 2020

CC Workshop Presentation - LDC Proposed Amendments - Phase 1A (PDF, 851 kb)

HC-CC Planning Commission Hearing November 9, 2020

City Council 1st Reading November 19, 2020

Chapter 27 Land Development Code (LDC) Clean Up Phase 1A Draft Ordinance Ch 27 LDC Clean Up (PDF, 1.3 mb)

January 2020 Code Amendment Cycle

Filing Deadline:   January 15, 2020

Privately-Initiated Amendments - West Tampa Overlay

West Tampa Overlay - Applicant: West Tampa CRA (PDF, 1.3 mb)

City Council Workshop: October 22, 2020 at 9:00 am. Virtual Public Meeting

City Staff Presentation presented to City Council on October 22, 2020 (PDF, 2.3 mb)

HC-CC Planning Commission Hearing: December 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Virtual Public Meeting

City Council Public Hearing: February 4, 2021

City Staff Presentation presented to City Council on February 4, 2021

Draft Ordinance West Tampa Overlay (PDF, 1.2 mb)

Approved Ordinance for West Tampa Overlay District (PDF, 1.7 mb)

Publicly-Initiated Amendments

Front Porch Setback Code Section Language (PDF, 81 kb)

City Staff Presentation presented to City Council on February 4, 2021

Draft Ordinance Front Porches (PDF, 117 kb)

Ordinance 2021-9 - Adopted February 2021 (PDF, 478 kb)

July 2020 Code Amendment Cycle

Filing Deadline:   July 15, 2020

Privately-Initiated Amendment

Tyler Hudson - application to amend 27-228 pda

City Staff Presentation presented to City Council on February 18, 2021 (PDF, 757 kb)

Draft Ordinance - PD-A Text Amendment (PDF, 114 kb)

January 2021 Code Amendment Cycle

Filing Deadline:   January 15, 2021

Privately-Initiated Amendment

Stephen Michelini / John Lum - application to amend various sections of chapter 27 (PDF, 315 kb)

City Staff Presentation for City Council Workshop on March 25, 2021 (Item not heard, Continued to 6/24/2021)

Tree and Landscape Code Update Project

City Council Initiated Amendments

Chapter 13, Sec. 13-45(g):   Draft Changes - Regarding Grand Tree Removal and Related Procedures and Criteria

City Staff Summary Report presented to City Council on March 1, 2018

Note:  Draft Changes made and transmitted to the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission for review and recommendation, pursuant to City Council motion on March 1, 2018 Regular Agenda:

 

File Nos. E2016-15 and E2017-8 CH 27 (Verbal report provided by Senior Assistant Attorney Rebecca Kert, Legal Dept. and Catherine Coyle, Planning and Urban Design Manager)

Legal Department and City Staff to review the ordinance submitted by Gina Grimes; further, that the Legal Department and City Staff to appear with a report of the City’s opinion, whether favorable or unfavorable of said ordinance. - (Original motion initiated by Reddick-Maniscalco on February 22, 2018.)

  • Motion:  (Suarez-Viera) That Council directs staff to transmit the City’s recommendation proposal to the Planning Commission.  Motion carried with Cohen and Miranda voting no and Reddick being absent.
  • Motion:  (Mansicalco-Cohen) That the City’s recommendation proposal presented by Catherine Coyle, Planning and Urban Design Manager, be received and filed.  Motion carried with Reddick and Miranda being absent.

 

Proposed Comprehensive Drafts
1st DRAFT:
2nd DRAFT**:

**NOTE: The 1st DRAFT of a specific Chapter/Article remains valid, if revisions are pending incorporation of public comments or are not proposed for the 2nd DRAFT.