Other zoning changes being proposed

The town center is just one proposed zoning change that the board is looking at.
Susan Monte of Champaign County Regional Planning has been working on updating the zoning ordinance for the village.
While some of the changes are just to reorganize the content to improve readability and provide clarity others, like adding the town center, will provide notable changes.
The updates will update authorized principal and temporary use assignments in each zoning district, with uses that move from special use to permitted by right and vice versa to achieve the purpose the districts, add principal use and temporary use standards to supplement the authorized use table, update site development standards, including home occupation standards, and add site development standards, including standards for solar energy systems, and wind energy systems, update provisions regarding parking standards, sign regulations, landscape and screening standards, nonconformities, and enforcement and update, clarify, and make miscellaneous changes with regard to ordinance administrators, zoning permit application, notification requirements, and zoning request procedures.
As part of the update 38 parcels of land would be rezoned from commercial to town center, 8 parcels would be rezoned from commercial to R-3 and 23 parcels would be rezoned from R-4 to R-1.

What does R zoning mean?
R-1
The R-1 Residential District is intended for a low to moderate density environment of detached single-family dwellings sited on lots that are serviced by community sewer and water. Limited non-residential uses, which are compatible with surrounding residential neighborhoods, may be permitted.

R-2
The R-2 Residential District is intended for a moderate density environment of detached single-family dwellings sited on lots that are serviced by community sewer and water.
Limited non-residential uses, which are compatible with surrounding residential neighborhoods, may be permitted.

R-3
The R-3 Residential District is intended to accommodate a variety of residential buildings, such as detached single-family dwellings, two-family dwellings, townhouses, and other multi-family housing.
The R-3 Residential District is intended only for areas where adequate public utilities and other infrastructure exists that can serve moderate to higher density development, as well as where such development will not negatively impact lower density residential neighborhoods.  
Limited non-residential uses, which are compatible with surrounding residential neighborhoods, may be permitted.
R-4
The R-4 Residential District accommodates a variety of residential structures, such as detached single-family dwellings, two-family dwellings, townhouses, and other multi-family housing. The R-4 Residential District is intended only for areas where adequate public utilities and other infrastructure exists that can serve higher density development, as well as where such development will not negatively impact lower density residential neighborhoods.
Limited non-residential uses, which are compatible with surrounding residential neighborhoods, may be permitted.

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