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Zoning Ordinance Updates


The City of Bloomington regularly updates its Zoning Code to address items in the Planning Commission's yearly work plan, direction provided by the City Council, other applications for Zoning Code amendments, and miscellaneous issues that staff has identified.  Sometimes this also includes City Code updates to Chapters outside of the Zoning Code.  

Additionally, the City is engaged in a multi-year effort to update its Zoning Ordinance and related City Code provisions. The current Zoning Ordinance was primarily written in the 1950s and updated in the 1970s and has, until recently, never been comprehensively updated. The overall project is divided into many smaller subprojects.  Each year, the City completes several subprojects.  As the update occurs, the text is transitioned from Chapter 19 to Chapter 21 of the City Code.

The following projects are underway at this time: