The Longview City Council Thursday voted to set a general public hearing for June 9 on proposed zoning modifications to the downtown main.
Amongst the adjustments proposed by metropolis planner Adam Trimble and the scheduling commission are easing the system for meals trucks to function downtown, making it possible for for drive-thru or stroll-up pickup windows and outdoor entertainment venues, and shifting membership clubs from Commerce Avenue to the neighboring streets.
The proposed code involves a tighter definition of what a restaurant is, which Trimble reported dealt with some of the concerns business enterprise house owners shared with the council in January about a rumored soup kitchen opening on Commerce.
The new definition states that a cafe wants to have a fastened menu and charge for the meals it provides.
The code would a little bit extend new housing developments downtown. A proposed modify would enable combined-use housing developments that consist of housing on up to 50% of the ground ground, in addition to the increased stories the place it is currently permitted.
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At the identical meeting as the general public listening to, the city council could vote to end the downtown moratorium that was enacted in January and approve the slate of alterations.