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How To: Create a BurlingtonSmart Account
Click here for a quick walk through to create a BurlingtonSmart Account.
Historic Preservation: Let's Talk: 1-Year Later (Wednesday, August 9, 2023)
View this Webinar to learn about how the Local Historic Overlay District Design Standards have been utilized in the last year.
Historic Preservation: Let's Talk Downtown (Friday, May 19, 2023)
Historic Preservation: Let's Talk Standards (Wednesday, May 17, 2023)
View this webinar to learn about the new Local Historic Overlay Design Standards and how they apply (available for download here).
Historic Preservation: Let's Talk Processing (March 29, 2023)
Burlington Smart Basics: Pre-Application Conference (PAC) and Technical Review Committee (TRC)
Learn how to submit a request for a Pre-Application Conference and a project for the Technical Review Committee by watching this BurlingtonSmart Basics video:
Burlington Smart Basics: Applying for a Building Permit
Learn how to submit a Building Permit through the Smartgov online permitting portal by watching this video:
Unified Development Ordinance: Overview of Zoning, Uses, and Standards
City staff provides an introductory overview of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) and performs an interactive demonstration on how to find the zoning of a property and determine whether a use is permitted in the district. This workshop is targeted to members of the business community and general public who are interested in learning more about how to look up zoning inquiries, allowable land uses, and development standards (e.g., appraisers, realtors, and developers).
Unified Development Ordinance: Are We Getting it Right #1?
On April 21, 2022, City staff along with Mr. Chad Meadows, CodeWright Planners, provided an overview of the UDO and the several Text Amendments that have come forward since its date of effect, November 1, 2019. Mr. Meadows facilitated a discussion around the question of, “Are we getting it right?” so as to ascertain how the UDO is positively or negatively affecting development opportunity in Burlington.
Unified Development Ordinance: Are We Getting it Right #2?
The City of Burlington Planning Department along with Mr. Chad Meadows, CodeWright Planners, conducted a live workshop, with lunch, on Burlington's Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) in conjunction with Alamance Chamber of Commerce Partners for Progress Event on May 9, 2022.