Design Excellence & Incentives

On June 9, 2015 this issue was moved out of Planning Committee and will be heard by the full Council later this Summer. Fayette Alliance supports ZOTA 2-14-2: Amendments to Articles 8-7, 8-18, & 8-19 & Article 27 to create the  “Design Excellence” Standards and Guidelines; and the enactment of necessary infill incentives for downtown […]

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Council Considers Incentives for Downtown Development

Council looks at incentives to spur downtown development By Beth Musgrave, 2.10.15, The Urban County Council began discussions Tuesday on new design standards for downtown Lexington but took no vote. Instead, the council will return in April to further explore incentives for downtown development as part of the downtown design standards. Vice Mayor Steve […]

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Council Begins Discussion on Development Standards for Downtown Lexington

Council to begin discussions on proposed development standards for downtown Lexington by Beth Musgrave, 2.8.15, The Urban County Council will begin discussions on new design standards for downtown Lexington redevelopment and construction Tuesday, nearly five years after new standards were proposed. Vice Mayor Steve Kay, chairman of the Design Excellence Task Force, told council […]

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Changes to CentrePointe Approved by Design Panel

Design panel approves CentrePointe changes, including adding five floors on one building by Beth Musgrave, 05.14.14, A city panel gave the green light Wednesday to another round of changes to the long-anticipated CentrePointe development; the changes include five additional floors in a proposed apartment building for a second hotel. The Courthouse Area Design Review […]

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