Eighth Street Planning Advisory Board Meets this Week

The meeting will be in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 204 Ash Street in historic Fernandina Beach.

Eighth Street Planning Advisory Board Meets this WeekThe Planning Advisory Board, 8th Street Subcommittee, will meet Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 10:00 am.

The meeting will be in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 204 Ash Street in historic Fernandina Beach.

Here is the agenda:

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL/DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM
3. BOARD BUSINESS

3.1. DISCUSS PROPOSED COMP PLAN AND LDC LANGUAGE
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: (draft)
FUTURE LAND USE MAP CATEGORY
Policy 1.07.08 8th Street Small Area Mixed Use (MU8) (renumbering to follow other land use categories)
It is the purpose of the 8th Street Small Area land use category to provide flexible land use and design which
promotes pedestrian-level activity. The 8th Street small area land use is intended to promote the 8th Street
corridor as a thriving gateway to the historic downtown of Fernandina The only area where the 8th Street small
area land use is permissible are those properties located along the southern half of the Ash Street Block,
between 9th and 7th Street blocks to the east and west, and Lime Street to the south.
A. This district provides for integrated or stand-alone commercial retail, offices, housing, and civic uses.
Convenient access to transit opportunities, innovative housing options, and pedestrian-oriented design are
key considerations in the redevelopment of these areas.
B. Warehouse storage and manufacturing shall not be permissible within this land use category.(ADDRESS
NEED FOR LIGHT MANUFACTURING)
C. Uses allowable within the MU8 land use category recognizes the desire to maintain commercial
development while integrating residential allowances to fulfill market demand for housing needs and to
provide commercial services easily accessible to residents within the area.
D. The maximum density is up to 18 units per acre.

4. COMMENTS BY THE PUBLIC
Members of the public are invited to address the PAB on items of concern not listed on the agenda.
5. ADJOURNMENT

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