The Zoning Alignment Project is a key step toward ensuring that Rochester’s development regulations serve the community today, work to implement its vision for tomorrow, and always respect what makes Rochester unique.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Rochester’s updated Zoning Code will be a key tool for implementing many of the policies contained in the City’s Rochester 2034 Comprehensive Plan. Effective regulations are dependent upon a careful understanding of existing patterns of land use and development, as well as an agreement as to how the policies of the Comprehensive Plan are interpreted and applied throughout the City. Click through below to see some frequently asked questions about the role of zoning, and its relationship to other City Plans and policies.