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Study Description

This project assisted the City of Highwood with zoning code revisions that enable the City to carry out the TOD planning principles envisioned in their TOD plan. The code revisions provides detailed transit supportive zoning standards and design guidelines consistent with model codes in the region, and creates an entitlement environment that encourages transit friendly development.

 
Status
Status:Completed
Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2015
Project Type(s):TOD Zoning Code Update
Grantee:City of Highwood
Current Activities:The zoning code amendments are complete and were adopted by City Council on December 19, 2017. The RTA will continue to monitor success of the amendments.
Information Updated:September 2019
 
Funding
SourceInitial PlanTOD Zoning Code UpdateTotal
RTA$100,000.00$4,000.00$104,000
Local$25,000.00$0.00$25,000
Federal$0.00$16,000.00$16,000
Total$125,000.00$20,000.00$145,000
 
Study Documents
Highwood Commercial Zoning District
Highwood Downtown Project Guidebook (September 2, 2014)
 
Related Studies
Highwood Transit-Oriented Development Plan (2013)
 
Related Transit Assets
none
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Lake
Municipalities:Highland Park, Highwood
US Congressional Districts:10 Brad Schneider
Illinois Senate Districts:29 Julie A. Morrison
Illinois House Districts:58 Bob Morgan
County Board Districts:Lake 11
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Lake
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