Documents and Downloads

ADOPTED PLANS AND ORDINANCES

2012 Comprehensive Plan (15.6mb .pdf)
Updated Zoning Ordinance (5.3mb .pdf)
Zoning Map (2.7mb)
Zoning Map: Old Town Detail (1.1mb)

Clay Hill Farm Rezoning Request (3.3mb .pdf)
Clay Hill Farm Land Development Plan / Plat Application (5.3mb .pdf)
Jefferson Orchards Rezoning Request (12.8mb .pdf)
Jefferson Orchard Land Dev. Plan / Plat Application (7mb .pdf)
Lakeland Place Rezoning Request (5.8mb .pdf)
Lakeland Place Land Development Plan / Plat Application (8.7mb .pdf)

DRAFT ZONING AND COMP PLAN DOWNLOADS

Proposed Zoning Ordinance (6.2mb .pdf)
Reflects all input and revisions as of posting, March 22, 2012.

Proposed Zoning Ordinance Redline Draft (5.4mb .pdf)
Includes notations of all input and revisions for comparative purposes. Posted March 22, 2012.

Proposed Zoning Map (2.7mb .pdf)
Reflects all input and revisions as of posting, March 27, 2012.

Proposed Zoning Map (Old Town Detail) (1.1mb .pdf)
Posted March 27, 2012.

Comprehensive Plan Draft (15.7mb .pdf)
Reflects all input and revisions as of posting, March 9, 2012.

Comprehensive Plan Redline Draft (12.2mb .pdf)
Includes notations of all input and revisions for comparative purposes. Posted March 9, 2012.

Site-Specific Documents
Clay Hill Farm Rezoning Request (3.3mb .pdf)
Clay Hill Farm Land Development Plan / Plat Application (5.3mb .pdf)
Jefferson Orchards Rezoning Request (3.6mb .pdf)
Jefferson Orchard Land Dev. Plan / Plat Application (1.8mb .pdf)
Lakeland Place Rezoning Request (4.9mb .pdf)
Lakeland Place Land Development Plan / Plat Application (1.5mb .pdf)

RESOURCES RE: MAYOR’S NOTIFICATION DATED FEBRUARY 21

Mayor’s Letter
Dated February 21, 2012

Proposed Zoning Amendment: Current Draft (6.1mb .pdf)
Posted February 24, 2012

Proposed Zoning Map
Posted February 20, 2012

Existing Zoning Map
Adopted 1989

Comparison Table: Proposed Zoning Category T-5L
Posted February 19, 2012

Comparison Table: Proposed Zoning Category T-5
Posted February 19, 2012

Comparison Table: Proposed Zoning Category T-4O
Posted February 19, 2012

Comparison Table: Proposed Zoning Category T-4
Posted February 19, 2012

Comparison Table: Proposed Zoning Category T-3
Posted February 19, 2012

RELATED MATERIALS

Charrette Report (10.2mb .pdf)
The full report on the September workshops that set the stage for the Ranson Renewed process. Draft 2, posted March 07, 2012.

Ranson Area Wide Plan (Old Town Plan)
Final, posted February 01, 2013 (44.2mb .pdf)

Fairfax Boulevard “Green Corridor” Concept Report
Draft, posted March 07, 2012 (5.8mb .pdf)

Zoning Report and Final Study (with Exhibits) (15.7mb .pdf)
The full overview of Ranson’s zoning and recommended revisions. Posted March 07, 2012.

Ranson Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 19
The city’s existing code, updated to remove zones being replaced by the T-zones of the rezoning effort.

Old Town Zoning Map
Posted January 12, 2012, this map identifies which zoning designation from the above-referenced Zoning Amendment Draft is applied to respective parcels in historic Ranson.

MAPS

EPA Brownfield Project Sites
The six former industrial sites being evaluated and planned for redevelopment.

PRESENTATIONS

Opening Presentation (1.4mb .pdf)
Presented September 8 by representatives from each project team.

Ranson / Charles Town Joint Council Meeting (1.7mb .pdf)
Presented by Susan Henderson of the PlaceMakers team, September 13, 2011.

Workshop Closing Presentation (3.9mb .pdf)
Presented September 14 by representatives from each project team.

Charles Washington Hall Commuter Center (3.3mb .pdf)
An historic overview of the building and its history.

RESIDENT INPUT

Visual Preference Survey Results (180kb .pdf)
Residents evaluated photos of various forms of development. Here’s how they stacked up.

What We’ve Heard (372kb .pdf)
Summary posters presented at the mid-week community critique, explaining what the team had heard from the community and how they had responded in their proposals.

Community Critique Comments (188kb .pdf)
Refined ideas presented by the community during the mid-week critique.

MEETING NOTES

Charles Washington Hall Commuter Center (50kb .pdf)
September 9, 2011

Fairfax Boulevard/George Street Corridor (70kb .pdf)
September 9, 2011

Ranson Economy (168kb .pdf)
September 9, 2011

Real Estate Development (150kb .pdf)
September 9, 2011

Old Town Community Character (150kb .pdf)
September 10, 2011

STUDIES

2017 Housing Market Analysis (4.2mb .pdf)
Prepared by Duggal Real Estate Advisors

Economic Development Market Analysis (1.8mb .pdf)
Presented September 9, 2011, by HRA.

EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

EPA Brownfields Grant Executive Summary (50kb .pdf)
A general overview of the EPA project scope.

HUD/DOT “Green Corridor” Primer (280kb .pdf)
An overview of how HUD and DOT funding will be applied to the Fairfax Blvd. “Green Corridor,” the Charles Washington Hall Commuter Center, and the accompanying SmartCode zoning ordinance.

Advance Overview Flyer
Distributed throughout the community in advance of the workshop. (165kb .pdf)

LINKS

SmartCode Explainer
The SmartCode is the model, form-based zoning ordinance being applied to sections of Ranson. This link explains how it works.

VIDEOS