The following letter was sent to the Mayor and City Council to register the League's opinion on Form Based Zoning.
December 2, 2008
The Honorable Mayor Tom Leppert and Dallas City Council
1500 Marilla Dr.
Dallas, Texas 75201
Dear Mayor Leppert and Council,
The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League respectfully requests that you follow the unanimous recommendations of the Planning Commission with regards to Form Based Zoning.
Davis Street Land Use Study
A public meeting was held at Hitt Auditorium at Methodist Hospital on October 22. Attended by some 200 concerned residents, the meeting was to inform the public about a large scale rezoning effort that is being considered along Davis St. and Bishop Ave. and surrounding areas on either side of those streets. Larry Good, of Good, Fulton and Farrell, was hired to conduct the study with the input of a group of ten local developers and residents from the area. Commercial property owners and developers funded the study.
Area 1 is along Bishop from the Bishop Arts District to Methodist Hospital. Front yard setbacks would be honored while four story