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Unified Development Code

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

Dec 15

Case ZTA 20-1

Posted on December 15, 2020 at 9:35 AM by Josh Whitehead

Original Post, Aug. 27: This annual set of zoning text amendments will be heard by the Land Use Control Board on Nov. 12.

Here is the staff report that explains each amendment; here is the complete UDC that shows the amendments in yellow highlights.

New post, Nov. 6: Here is a revised staff report shared with the Land Use Control board; here is the complete UDC that shows the amendments in yellow highlights.

New post, Dec. 4: Here is a revised staff report shared with the Land Use Control Board in anticipation of its Dec. 10 meeting; here is the complete UDC that shows the amendments in yellow highlights.

New post, Dec. 15.  Here is the revised staff report and here is the complete UDC reflecting the amendments approved by the Land Use Control Board on Dec. 10. These materials cover the set of amendments that will be forwarded to the Memphis City Council and Shelby County Board of Commissioners.
Oct 23

Case ZTA 10-002

Posted on October 23, 2019 at 10:26 AM by Josh Whitehead

This zoning text amendment involving changes to the Code's provisions concerning utilities and commercial intersections was heard by the County Commission but not the City Council since the latter incorporated the changes into its third and final reading of the Code's original approval. Here is a memo to the County Commission explaining these changes.
Oct 23

Case ZTA 10-001

Posted on October 23, 2019 at 9:48 AM by Josh Whitehead

In 2010, not long after the Unified Development Code was adopted but before it took effect, the Midtown Overlay was adopted as a zoning text amendment to both the 1981 zoning code in effect at the time and the UDC. Here is the staff report for that case.