What will the new code do?

The new code was developed for the residents who currently live in Greenville and is designed to:

  • Protect existing neighborhoods from incompatible development
  • Provide new housing options at various price points
  • Steer more intense development to major roadways
  • Provide more recreation and open space
  • Enact new road, sidewalk and bicycle standards to improve mobility throughout the community and take vehicular pressure off our streets 

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1. Why is the City rezoning properties?
2. When was the draft code developed?
3. What will the new code do?
4. I’ve heard that the federal government is involved in rezoning property in Greenville – is that true?
5. I’ve heard that single-family neighborhoods will no longer exist if the development code is approved. Is that true?
6. How will the development code affect minority and low-income neighborhoods?
7. How will the new code protect existing neighborhoods?
8. How will the new code affect the neighborhoods where churches are located?
9. I heard that, with the new code, residents whose homes are nonconforming will not be able to rebuild their homes if they catch on fire – is that true?
10. What are some of the other benefits of the new code?
11. Have property owners’ concerns been considered during the process?