On April 5, 2012, Layton City Council approved the proposed regulatory updates necessary for future village center development on West Hill Field Road. Both the new, form-based, Village Center Code and its associated update to the General Plan are available for review below.
A basic overview of the code’s zones, including the type of development allowable under each one, can be found in the column to the right.
The hard work of city leaders and staff, property owners, community design experts and committed neighbors nears a conclusion, April 5th at 7pm, when City Council will hear recommendations presented by the Planning Commission. This public hearing will be held in the City Council Chambers, City Center, 437 N. Wasatch Drive.
The hearing caps a 14 month process which scrutinized the current zoning and General Plan recommendations associated with the West Layton Village… [cont.]
Working from the results of last January’s public workshop, the West Layton Village project team has completed their first draft of a new, mixed-use village zoning category with the teeth to ensure long-term development in line with city and resident expectations.
Please join us on Wednesday December 7th at 6:00pm at the Layton City Center to provide feedback on the proposed draft. You can view/download the proposed code here (10mb .pdf)… [cont.]
The West Layton Village project team presented the results of their week-long charrette Friday evening, illustrating a variety of theoretical development scenarios and providing residents with a comparative means of evaluating how the 140 acre project site might build out over time under different zoning approaches. You can view/download the full presentation here (large, 32mb .pdf), but here are the highlights… [cont.]
Over a hundred Layton residents made their way out to the West Layton Village “pin-up” presentation Wednesday evening, reviewing work in progress and continuing the dialog necessary for multiple stakeholders — the city, the property owners and the neighbors — to find some common ground on this West Hill Field Road site… [cont.]
We begin our five day exploration of alternatives for channeling growth in west Layton today with an introductory meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Layton City Center. And we hope lots of folks want to get in on the discussion. Continue here for a quick orientation.
If you were out to shape the look and feel of a new commercial and residential development, what would be better than getting all the parties — city government, property owners, citizens, and future customers of the project — to work on the idea together?
That’s the goal for the West Layton Village workshop that begins with a public presentation on January 24 at the Layton City Center and concludes with a presentation on the week’s work on January 28. The workshop is in the form of a “charrette,” a technique that fast-tracks planning by gathering all the parties who can influence decisions in one place for intensive discussions, idea sorting, and decision making… [cont.]