Mayor Henriques and Council adopted the Ridgewalk Parkway zoning update on Monday, September 24, capping a year’s worth of meetings, drafts and revisions, and supporting the community vision established during last November’s charrette. A special thanks goes out to everyone who gave of their time and consideration over the course of this effort.
A download of the adopted code can be found here.
The hard work of Envision Ridgewalk neighbors, city staff and a special consulting team is finally coming to fruition, as the area’s proposed “SmartCode” makes its way to consideration by the Mayor and Council and residents are afforded one last opportunity to share their opinions.
Public Hearing | Monday, August 27, 2012 | 7:00pm | Chambers at City Center | 8534 Main Street | [cont.]
After many months refining the results of last fall’s community workshop, a solid draft of the Ridgewalk Village “SmartCode” zoning update is finally making its public debut.
The City of Woodstock Georgia, Department of Community Development will be hosting open houses on Saturday, June 16, and Monday, June 18 to present and discuss the current draft. The open houses will be held in the Chambers at City Center (former Woodstock Community Church), located at 8534 Main Street between Hot Dog Heaven and SalonVenessa, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm both days.
Make comments and suggestions and have your questions answered. And if you’re unable to attend or would like to review the latest draft of the ordinance, you can download it here.
If you have any questions in advance, please contact Richard McLeod at email@example.com.
On Thursday evening, November 10, attendees at the Envision Ridgewalk Village concluding presentation got a look at how the PlaceMakers consulting team interpreted their priorities. And they liked what they saw.
The fact is, said PlaceMakers project manager Susan Henderson, it had been a love fest all week: “It’s been completely about collaboration,” she said… [cont.]
After researching regional conditions and listening to Woodstock officials, staffers, business folks and residents, the Envision Ridgewalk Village project team is ready to propose planning and coding approaches to guide future growth.
The concluding workshop presentation is tonight — Thursday, Nov. 10 — at the Chambers at City Center located at 8534 Main Street. The meeting begins at 7:00pm. Everyone is invited… [cont.]
It’s show-and-tell time.
Today — Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 — the Envision Ridgewalk Village project team presents ideas and drawings that address citizens’ concerns for the Ridgewalk Parkway corridor likely to be most affected by the planned I-575 interchange. See the time and place here… [cont.]
Beginning with a drive-around tour of Woodstock and its environs — including the Ridgewalk Parkway area that’s the focus of the weeklong workshop — the Envision Woodstock Village project team spent Monday listening and watching.
The goal: To inform design proposals the team will develop through the week and to begin shaping a Woodstock-appropriate coding framework to guide future development… [cont.]
A packed four days of talking and planning together for growth around the new I-575 interchange gets underway on Monday evening, November 7, at 7 p.m. The place: The Chambers at City Center, 8534 Main Street.
The Monday night open house will introduce Woodstock residents and businesses to the week’s schedule, which includes meetings and presentations to test ideas for the most Woodstock-appropriate ways to guide growth in the Ridgewalk Village project area… [cont.]
After award-winning downtown planning, Woodstock’s next growth-shaping phase fits perfectly with the vision for a more connected, livable Atlanta region.
Woodstock’s collaborative workshop scheduled for Nov. 7-10 targets the area of town most affected by the new I-575 interchange for a revamped zoning code. The new framework: A SmartCode designed to encourage future development in line with Woodstock’s character… [cont.]
Speaking casually to an audience of neighbors, city officials and property owners, planning and zoning consultant Susan Henderson made clear Monday evening her goal for the upcoming Envision Ridgewalk Village workshop: a better development model for the city’s primary transportation corridors, especially those that share boundaries with residential neighborhoods.
With anticipated development surrounding Ridgewalk Parkway driving the effort, Henderson urged the community to work together in defining something “as good as downtown, but compatible in scale and use to existing homes…” [cont.]