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The City of Bloomington is updating it's Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). The UDO contains all of the land use and development regulations that apply to construction in the City. A consulting firm, Clarion Associates, will be assisting the City with this project. This website will provide information about the update process, public meetings, and other project materials.  Information will be updated as the process continues. Please bookmark this page and check back frequently. 

UDO Advisory Committee

An Advisory Committee has been established to help guide the City and it's consultants in the UDO update process. This group will meet with the consultant team each time a new draft of UDO language is produced to give feedback on the material. The members of this Committee are:

  • Adam Thies, Assistant Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities at Indiana University
  • Darcie Fawcett, President of Prospect Hill Neighborhood Association
  • Dedaimia Whitney, City of Bloomington Environmental Commission
  • Efrat Feferman, Executive Director of United Way of Monroe County
  • Joe Hoffmann, City Plan Commission member
  • Jim Murphy, President of CFC Properties
  • Lynn Coyne, President of the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation
  • Susan Sandberg, City Council and Plan Commission member
  • Talisha Coppock, Executive Director of Downtown Bloomington, Inc.
  • Barre Klapper, City Board of Zoning Appeals member
  • Isabel Piedmont-Smith, City Council member
  • John Kennedy, Council of Neighborhood Associations

Kickoff Public Meeting

February 6, 2018  

A public meeting to introduce the project was held on February 6, 2018. Links to the handout, PowerPoint Presentation, and video of the meeting are available below.

UDO Assessment

April 30 - May 1, 2018 

    A detailed assessment of the city’s current UDO will identify recommended development regulations that need to be added, deleted, or revised to better align the UDO with the Comprehensive Plan objectives.  There are several public review opportunities throughout this phase of the UDO update process and are detailed in the Project Summary Handout (see above link). Materials for the UDO Assessment can be accessed below: 

    1. UDO Diagnosis and Outline Handout - April 30 to May 1, 2018
    2. Presentation Handout 
    3. Public Notice and Meeting Schedule - April 30 and May 1, 2018

    Public Review #1: Submit Comment Form

    Zone Districts and Permitted Uses

    July 16 - 17, 2018 

      Save the date - more information forthcoming.

      Public Review #2: (coming soon)

      Dimensional and Development Standards

      September 11 - 12, 2018 

        Save the date - more information forthcoming.

        Public Review #3: (Available September)

        Procedures and Administration 

        November 27 - 28, 2018 

          Save the date - more information forthcoming.

          Public Review #4: (Available November)

          Adoption UDO Draft

          January 29 - 30, 2019 

            Save the date - more information forthcoming.

            Public Review #5: (Available January)