Phelps Grove Neighborhood Planning

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Update to Phelps Grove Neighborhood Plan and Urban Conservation District (UCD)

City Council held a public hearing and adopted the Phelps Grove Neighborhood Plan as an extension of the City's Comprehensive Plan at their April 8, 2019 meeting.
The adopted plan is below:

Phelps Grove Neighborhood Plan

City Council also approved an amendment to the Phelps Grove Urban Conservation District regarding minimum lot width on April 22, 2019. The approved ordinance is below:

Approved Minimum Lot Width UCD Amendment


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Neighbors gathered at the Art Museum for the final Phelps Grove Neighborhood Plan meeting.
Phelps Grove Open House

February 27th Open House to highlight final recommendations 
for the Phelps Grove Neighborhood Plan 

An open house was held on February 27, 2019 from 4:30-7:30 pm at the Springfield Art Museum, Community Room to give guests an opportunity to review the final recommendations and learn more about the planning study and feedback received from the January 22nd Open House.

Meeting Presentation Materials

January 22nd Open House Seeks Feedback On Preliminary Recommendations

An open house was held January 22, 2019 from 5-8 pm at the Springfield Art Museum, Community Room to give guests an opportunity to review preliminary recommendations and learn more about the planning study and feedback received from the October 29th Public Input Workshop. Guests were given the opportunity give feedback on the preliminary recommendations and help City staff with the goals and recommendations that will ultimately be included in the Phelps Grove Neighborhood Plan Update. Presentation boards, preliminary recommendations, survey and poll reports can be accessed via the following links:

Significant Findings
Recommended Plan Actions
Minimum Lot Width Amendment
Residential Infill and Rehabilitation Regulations
National Avenue Corridor Redevelopment
(Recommendation not supported)
Neighborhood Commercial Development (Recommendation not supported)
Phelps Grove Neighborhood Survey Results Summary
Phelps Grove Parking Districts

Phelps Grove Open House postcard

Public Planning Workshop Kicks Off October 29 At Trinity Lutheran

A public planning workshop was held on October 29, 2018 from 6-8 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church,1415 S Holland Avenue, to begin the Phelps Grove Neighborhood Planning process. Approximately 60 people attended the workshop. Attendees broke up into 11 different “Table Teams” and participated in a hands-on activity to provide feedback on seven topic areas for consideration in the planning process.

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Phelps Grove infographics page REVISE2_5