Land Development Code Text Amendments

The Development Services Department reviews text amendments to the Land Development Code periodically. Land Development Code (LDC) Amendments are considered by the Board of County Commissioners in public hearings. Please note, the proposed text below is a draft and subject to change prior to the hearing. Please see the complete file to view all drafts.

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Schedule of Key Dates for Round 1, 2022

To watch the meeting after it has completed go to Hillsborough County's Playback YouTube Channel.

  1. LDC Amendment Outreach Meeting - March 21, 2022 at 6 PM
  2. LDC 1st Public Hearing - April 14, 2022 at 6 PM
  3. Planning Commission Consistency Finding Meeting - May 9, 2022 at 2 PM
  4. LDC 2nd Public Hearing - May 19, 2022 at 6 PM

 

Proposed Text Amendments for Round 1, 2022

The schedule posted and the following amendments are for Round 1, 2022. The amendments are under ongoing review and are subject to change.

  1. LDC 22-0515 Text Amendment to LDC Section 6.11.05

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to simplify permitting requirements for Adult Care Facilities located in commercial zoning districts. Additionally, the amendment will clarify locational requirements for larger Adult Care Facilities.

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  2. LDC 22-0516 Text Amendment to LDC Part 10.05.00

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to expand the representation requirement for appeals of decisions of the Administrator and Land Use Hearing Officer.

    Information and Resources

  3. LDC 22-0517 Text Amendment to LDC Section 6.11.24

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to clarify parking requirements for Child Care facilities.

    Information and Resources

  4. LDC 22-0518 Text Amendment to LDC Sections 2.02.02 & 11.03.06

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to require approval of a Planned Development (PD) district for new golf courses and country clubs.

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  5. LDC 22-0519 Text Amendment to LDC Section 12.01.00

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to revise the definition of “home-based business” in the Land Development Code to align with the revisions to the home-based business regulations found in LDC Section 6.11.48 that were adopted last year.

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  6. LDC 22-0520 Text Amendment to LDC Section 6.11.52

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to establish a parking ratio for Kennel facilities to calculate the minimum required parking spaces.

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  7. LDC 22-0521 Text Amendment to LDC Section 6.11.39

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to revise driveway setback requirements for farm worker housing projects in certain circumstances and to eliminate renewal requirements for farmworker housing zoning approvals.

    Information and Resources

 

Lithia-Southeast County Overlay District LDC Text Amendment

The purpose of proposed text amendment LDC 22-0783 is to establish a new overlay district in the County. The Lithia/Southeast County Overlay District (LSC) would provide for site and building design standards with the intent to preserve the rural character of the region and to improve the appearance of new and existing non-residential development within Lithia and southeast Hillsborough County. If approved, this amendment would create LDC Part 3.25.00.

  1. Schedule of Key Dates for LDC 22-0783

    To watch the meeting after it has completed go to Hillsborough County's Playback YouTube Channel.

  2. LDC 22-0783 Text Amendment to LDC Article lll Special Districts

 

Previously adopted LDC Text Amendments in Round 2 of 2021

The LDC Amendments below were recently adopted by the BOCC.

  1. LDC 21-1044 Text Amendment to LDC Section 6.11.11

    Purpose

    The purpose of this amendment is to revise Land Development Code regulations regarding the package sale of alcoholic beverages by restaurants to conform said regulations to recent changes in state law regarding the package sale of alcoholic beverages by certain food service establishments.

    Information and Resources

  2. LDC 21-1045 Text Amendment to LDC Part 6.03.00

    Purpose

    The purpose of this amendment is to update Sections of the Land Development Code pertaining to requirements specifying garbage and recycling infrastructure needed to ensure adequate service levels for new construction of commercial and multi-family development. The amendments are being sought to ensure compliance with state law and to further the County's sustainable materials management goals.

    Information and Resources

  3. LDC 21-1046 Text Amendment to LDC Parts, 10.02.00, 10.03.00 and 10.06.00

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to revise the Land Development Code Article X to add a six-month time frame limit for an application to be heard at a public hearing after it has been reopened or remanded for a further public hearing.

    Information and Resources

  4. LDC 21-1047 Text Amendment to LDC Section 5.03.06

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to clarify the review process for certain regulations in the Land Development Code for connectivity, cross access, access points and other transportation related review criteria as a part of the Planned Development rezoning process.

    Information and Resources

  5. LDC 21-1156 Text Amendment to LDC Section 6.11.48

    Purpose

    To revise the Home-based Business regulations found in LDC Section 6.11.48 to conform to the requirements of a new state statute, FS 559.955.

    Information and Resources

 

Applying for a Land Development Code (LDC) Amendment

Amendments are initiated by submitting a text amendment application. If the amendment is initiated by an individual or entity outside the county, they must first attend a mandatory application pre-submittal conference and then submit the application and pay the fee by appointment. To schedule an appointment to submit a completed application contact the Zoning Counseling Center by phone at (813) 272-5600.

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