Will the PR District mean increased traffic and where will additional cars park?

Traffic and parking are important issues – and involve decisions on both private and public property. 

Businesses in the PR District may not build large parking lots; only one parking pad with space for 3-5 cars may be constructed in the side or rear yard. See 150.71(B) and the definition of “Parking Pad” in the Glossary, Article VII. This regulation limits the businesses that may want to locate in the PR District to those with few visitors traveling by car and the majority arriving by foot, or to those businesses that don’t have visitors at all, such as certain artist studios or office uses.  Additionally, driveways and parking pad locations are more stringent, which is more aesthetically pleasing, but may also not be something attractive to potential businesses.  For example, a front yard cannot be paved (See Figure 25 of 150.71), which is not true of the current Zoning Code.  Lastly, having a maximum lot coverage also minimizes paving and buildings.  

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1. What changes were made to the Pedestrian - Residential District in the Revised Draft Zoning Code Update?
2. Where is the revised Pedestrian Residential District located?
3. What are the goals of the PR District?
4. How will the PR District affect existing properties?
5. What are the lot standards in the revised Pedestrian - Residential District?
6. Is the front yard setback changing?
7. Why are lot standards changing?
8. What types of small businesses are permitted in the PR District?
9. Why are there only limited types of small businesses allowed in the PR District?
10. What is a conditional use?
11. Does the City allow commercial uses in all residential zones and districts?
12. How does the Zoning Code impact the rental market?
13. Will the PR District mean increased traffic and where will additional cars park?
14. Will density increase in the PR District?
15. Will the PR District result in fewer trees and greenspace?
16. Who is ZoneCo?
17. Are zoning changes being proposed for all neighborhoods?
18. Will this harm historical properties?