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Unified Development Code

Amendments to the Memphis and Shelby County Unified Development Code (the "UDC").

Jun 06

Case ZTA 18-001

Posted on June 6, 2018 at 2:21 PM by Josh Whitehead

(Update, 6.6.18): Here is the entire UDC, as approved by the Memphis City Council and Shelby County Board of Commissioners with amendments made with ZTA 18-001 highlighted in yellow.

(Update, 4/6/2018): Here is the revised staff report for ZTA 18-001 that will be presented to the Land Use Control Board on April 12, 2018; here is the complete UDC with all changes highlighted in yellow.

(Update, 3/5/2018): Here is the revised staff report for ZTA 18-001, amendments to the Unified Development Code, or UDC. Since the original post on Feb. 20 (see below), language has been added requiring minimum off-street parking requirements in the University Overlay (Item 10 in the staff report) and a cleanup to the 500-foot separation requirement between landfills and certain sensitive land uses (Item 1 in the staff report). Here is the complete UDC will all proposed changes highlighted in yellow.  This matter is scheduled to be heard by the Land Use Control Board on April 12, 2018.

(Original Post, 2/20/2018): Here is the staff report for ZTA 18-001; here is the complete UDC with all proposed changes in yellow.  This matter is scheduled to be heard by the Land Use Control Board on April 12, 2018.
Sep 14

Case ZTA 17-002

Posted on September 14, 2017 at 3:03 PM by Josh Whitehead

Original Post (July 12, 2017). This set of amendments updates the Sign Ordinance of the UDC.  It will be presented to the Land Use Control Board for its consideration on September 14, 2017.  Here is the staff report explaining the amendments.  Here is the entire Sign Ordinance showing each amendment in context.

Application Post (August 7, 2017). Based on comments received since July 12, the set of amendments have slightly changed. Here is the revised staff report; here is the revised Sign Ordinance and here is a memo explaining the changes.

Staff Report Post (September 8, 2017): Based on further comments, the amendments have been altered.  Here is the revised staff report; here is the revised sign code showing each amendment and here is a memo explaining the changes made since the last post on August 7.

Land Use Control Board Post (September 14, 2017). The Land Use Control Board amended two sections of the sign code during its consideration of this matter. Here is the revised sign code reflecting these amendments, which are described in this memo.
Sep 08

Case ZTA 17-001

Posted on September 8, 2017 at 1:58 PM by Josh Whitehead

Original Post (July 12, 2017). This annual set of amendments to the UDC is scheduled to be heard by the Land Use Control Board on September 14, 2017.  Here is the staff report explaining each amendment.  Here is the entire UDC showing each amendment in context of the Code.

Application Post (August 7, 2017). Based on comments received since July 12, the set of amendments have slightly changed. Here is the revised staff report; here is the revised UDC showing each amendment and here is a memo explaining the changes.


Staff Report Post (September 8, 2017). Based on further comments, the amendments have been altered. Here is the revised staff report; here is the revised UDC showing each amendment and here is a memo explaining the changes made since the last post on August 7.