Designing a new Raleigh –

Workshops show residents the challenges of proposed development rules

At community meetings around the city in recent weeks, residents have rezoned sections of their own neighborhoods piece by piece.

It’s just as an exercise, using a draft of the city’s new development code, but those who have tried it report back favorably on the code’s clarity and user-friendly format.

“We talk about new businesses coming here, and this has the possibility of making that an easier process,” Oakwood resident Darrow Johnson said. “Rather than having it shoved down at us, this gives us a chance to participate in the process.”

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