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Fayette Alliance Supports B-6P ZOTA

As part of the 2018 Comprehensive Plan update, the Fayette Alliance commissioned nationally-recognized firm Lord Aeck Sargent to assess and analyze properties within the Urban Services Boundary and to identify underutilized properties that could be potential future development and redevelopment opportunities. Among other findings, this landmark study found that there are over 9,000 non-residentially zoned...

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Fayette Alliance Supports Proposed Text Amendment to Coldstream’s Zoning

The University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Park is comprised of 735 acres, and the only parcel in Fayette County zoned P-2.  The P-2 Zone is intended to be a “jobs creation” zone.  Currently fifty-six organizations in biotech, pharmaceutical, equine health, and other industries are located at Coldstream, employing over 2,250 people.  Coldstream estimates that in...

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Environmentally Sensitive Areas ZOTA

Council Unanimously Passes Environmentally Sensitive Areas ZOTA We are pleased to report that on July 7, 2016, the Council unanimously voted to adopt the Environmentally Sensitive Areas ZOTA. This ZOTA strengthens oversight by the Board of Adjustment for the protection of environmentally sensitive areas (as defined under the Subdivision Regulations). In 2014, the Planning Commission...

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Recreation & Tourism ZOTA

Council Unanimously Passes Recreational Use ZOTA We are pleased to report that on July 7, 2016, the Council unanimously voted to adopt the version of the recreational use ZOTA fully supported by the Fayette Alliance. The version adopted by Council allows for new agritourism and ecotourism activities in a way that balances the needs of...

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Blue Grass Stockyards Letter Editor by Fayette Alliance Board Chairman

Stockyards a true asset by Don Robinson, Fayette Alliance Board Chairman Published 03.04.16, Letter to the Editor, Kentucky.com Time after time, the citizens and leaders of Lexington-Fayette County affirm the uniqueness and beauty of our Bluegrass landscape. In a recent study conducted by the Matrix Group, 76 percent of our population valued this signature landscape...

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ZOTA 2015-4 Promotes Flexible and Efficient Mixed-Use Design

The ZOTA text was recommended for approval in late February of 2015, following a few revisions to the text that clarified ambiguities. View the revised text here. Council gave 1st reading to the Bayer ZOTA on Apr 16 and anticipates 2ndreading on Apr 30. We will keep you apprised of any updates here at fayettealliance.com....

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Recreation and Tourism ZOTA

Through our efforts at government and beyond, Lexington can become the model for sustainable growth, by connecting and balancing its vibrant city with its unique and productive Bluegrass farmland. In furtherance of this mission, Fayette has submitted recommendations for Planning Commission’s consideration and adoption in re: ZOTA 2014-4 & SRA 2014-1: Recreation and Tourism Land...

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LuigART Makers Spaces

On October 23, 2014 Planning Commission unanimously recommended that City Council adopt the text Amendment to Article 22 of our Zoning Ordinance to establish a Planned Unit Development-2 (PUD-2) ZONE. In the coming weeks City Council will take the application under consideration. We will keep you posted of progress here at fayettealliance.com Fayette Alliance supports...

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