PUBLIC NOTICE - PUBLIC HEARINGS on MARCH 29 and APRIL 11, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.
CITY OF SLIDELL
Director: Tara Ingram-Hunter
PO Box 828,
Slidell, LA 70459
250 Bouscaren Street, Suite 203
Slidell, Louisiana 70458
Phone: (985) 646-4320
Fax: (985) 646-4356
The Planning Department's primary responsibility primary responsibility is to provide assistance to the citizens of Slidell with permitting and guidance in understanding the Code of Ordinances as adopted. Department Staff provides support to the Planning and Zoning Commissions and the Board of Zoning Adjustments, as well as working with the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce, Slidell Economic Development Alliance, St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation, and Friends of Olde Towne Slidell, a Louisiana Main Street organization, all in an effort to ensure the citizens of Slidell a safe, fair and quality place to live and work.
Other issues and responsibilities include: planning, zoning, regulation of new subdivisions, annexation of properties into City limits, beautification grant coordination and administration of beautification projects, administration of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, and coordination with Olde Towne Redevelopment Project. The Department is also very active in the development of special projects including the Rufus Viner Community Center, development of the "Slidell Tomorrow" Master Plan, and other economic development incentives.
The Department also provides guidance to the City's elected officials and appointed commissions on growth management issues, including providing a vision to guide Slidell's future development.
The City of Slidell will be holding two public hears related to the HUD CDBG funds as part of the Fiscal Year 2012 Annual Plan. Public Hearings will be held at 6:00 p.m. on March 29 and again on April 11 in the City Council Chambers located at 2045 Second Street, Third Floor.Assessment and Annotated Outline for the Unified Development CodeNew Development Information - Contacts
Information provided at the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce website.City of Slidell Public Hearing On FY 2011 Annaul PlanThe City of Slidell will hold a public hearing and informational session concerning the development and preparation of the Community Development Block Grant “CDBG” Annual Plan in the City Council Chambers located at 2045 Second Street, Third Floor, Slidell, LA on Thursday, March 24 at 10:00 am and Monday, March 28 at 6:00 pm. Request for Proposals for Planning Work and Comprehensive Revisions to City of
Request for proposals for planning work and comprehensive revisions to City of Slidell zoning ordinance including provisions for subdivision development and development of an updated zoning map.City of Slidell - Code of Ordinanceshttp://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=11576&stateId=18&stateName=LouisianaUnified Land Development Code Project Schedule
The City of Slidell is in the process of rewriting zoning ordinances with Kendig Keast Collaborative (KKC) as part of a Unified Land Development Code (ULDC). Representatives from KKC will be in Slidell on August 30 and 31 to familiarize themselves with the city and its existing code.
“Representatives from KKC are meeting with members of the City as well as the general public to assist them in creating a complete and precise code to help move Slidell into a future with a higher quality of life,” said Tara Ingram-Hunter, Director of the city’s Planning Department.“I want to hear input from the community. Information gathered at these meetings will help determine the future of our zoning code.”
Tara Ingram-Hunter can be reached at (985) 646-4320 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.