The Department of Development is currently working to create new form-based zoning standards for Downtown Newark. When implemented, the new form-based zoning will replace the current Downtown District zoning class.
For questions and comments, or to receive future email updates regarding this project, please contact Aaron Schill, Assistant Development Director/City Planner, at (740) 670-7547 or aschill AT newarkohio DOT net.
February 2012 - The data collection process is complete and work on the development of draft design standards will begin soon. Stakeholder meetings are being held to provide an update on the project and seek input on the next steps - anyone interested in the future of development in Downtown Newark is welcome to participate.