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City of Jarrell Zoning Code and Map Update Notice 012424

Posted on January 24, 2024


City of Jarrell Zoning Code and Map Update 012424

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Date: January 24, 2023

Subject: City of Jarrell Zoning Code and Map Update

Dear neighbor,

The City of Jarrell is working on an update to the Code of Ordinances that includes the Zoning Code within the Unified Development Code. In 2021, the City of Jarrell adopted a Comprehensive Plan. The Jarrell Comprehensive Plan identifies key challenges and opportunities, defines goals and objectives, develops a strategic vision, and establishes implementation strategies to be achieved over the next five to ten years. A recommendation made in the comprehensive plan was to update the Code of Ordinances to reflect the strategic vision developed in the Comprehensive Plan.

Why is Zoning Important?

Zoning is an important responsibility of a municipal government and authorized by state law under the powers of the City to control nuisances. Zoning allows the local government to regulate the development and use of land within its jurisdiction through the establishment of districts. The city regulates land use, and site conditions with zoning districts. The intent of zoning is to protect health, safety, and welfare of the public as well as preserve the development rights of private landowners. In addition, zoning plays a major role in the preservation of existing neighborhoods as well as in the development of new neighborhoods. Through the zoning process, the City of Jarrell strives to promote compatible land use patterns and minimize conflicts between uses.

Why am I Receiving this Notice?
You are receiving this notice because you own or rent land within the incorporated City Limits of the City of Jarrell, Texas. The City Of Jarrell Is Holding A Hearing That Will Determine Whether You May Lose The Right To Continue Using Your Property For Its Current Use. Please Read This Notice Carefully.

On February 6th, The City of Jarrell, City Council, will hold a public meeting to consider the new zoning code at 7pm at 161 Town Center Blvd. Jarrell, Texas 76537, this will include a public hearing.

On February 20th, The City of Jarrell, Planning and Zoning Commission, will hold a public meeting to consider an updated zoning map at 6pm at 161 Town Center Blvd. Jarrell, Texas 76537, this will include a public hearing.

On March 5th, 2023, The City of Jarrell, City Council, will hold a public meeting to consider the updated zoning map at 7pm at 161 Town Center Blvd. Jarrell, Texas 76537, this will include a public hearing.

Adopted Changes will not go into effect until 30 days after the adoption of the new map and code.

How Can I Speak with Someone About this Notice?

There are several options on how to speak to someone about this update.

  • Call Development Services Directly at 512-746-7878
  • Send an email to planner@cityofjarrell.com
  • Come in person to speak with a member of the team

The proposed zoning map will be available online beginning on February 16th, 2024 at cityofjarrell.com, by email request, or physical copies can be picked up at City Hall.

Regards,

Jordan Cantu

Development Services

City of Jarrell

 

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