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Demystifying Zoning: Why it Matters [LWV-RVA]
June 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
For citizens and policy-makers to know more about the history of zoning, current zoning and its implications, and new approaches to zoning.
The League of Women Voters of the Richmond Metro Area is hosting a public forum on “Demystifying Zoning: Why It Matters” on Tuesday, June 28th from 5:30 to 7:00 via zoom and in person at the Richmond Association of Realtors (RAR), 8975 Three Chopt Road. The forum is designed for citizens and policy-makers in RVA who want to know more about the history of zoning, current zoning and its implications, and new approaches to zoning being used in Virginia and elsewhere.
This session will feature Jonathan Zak, an author of the recently released McGuire Woods Consulting report on “Zoning and Segregation in Virginia”, and Tom Jacobson, former Chesterfield County Planning Director and adjunct faculty at VCU. In addition to co-host, RAR, partners include the Partnership for Housing Affordability, Housing Forward Virginia, Greater Richmond American Association of University Women, the Virginia Housing Alliance, and the VCU Masters in Urban and Regional Planning program. The session is free but registration is required.