The City of Clayton, Ohio is updating and rewriting its Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Control Ordinance to create a Consolidated Development Ordinance. These codes guide how development occurs across the City, ensuring land uses are compatible and preserving the character of the community. To learn more visit project website and sign-up to receive updates on the PLAN Clayton initiative sent directly to your phone or email. Sign up at http://www.clayton.oh.us/list.aspx
Over a year’s worth of work, including stakeholder interviews, community surveys and forums, draft presentations, tweaks and changes is bringing the plan for Clayton’s future into clearer focus. PLAN Clayton is the Comprehensive Land Use Plan Update which staff has been working with consultant Urban Collaborative on since 2016. The simple goal is to build upon the original Land Use Plan which was adopted in 1999 and develop implementable tasks to build Clayton in a smart and cohesive fashion.
What is a Comprehensive Land Use Plan? It provides a road map, developed by residents and community stakeholders, for future growth and development. PLAN Clayton focuses and builds on the history of Clayton. The Plan further develops the City’s strengths and bolsters the weaknesses.
PLAN Clayton main goals are to promote walkable neighborhoods, central cores and offer possible solutions to creating a central area for Clayton, all of which were identified by residents as great importance. The final plan was adopted by City Council on May 3rd. Since adopted, the final document includes an implementation plan staff is using to develop initiatives moving forward. Residents are encouraged to review the Update to the Comprehensive Land Use Plan.