Sometimes the first step can be the hardest. If you are just
getting started with your neighborhood organization efforts, the
Neighborhood Organizational Handbook can be a helpful tool.
A Neighborhood Plan, which is the official City policy
regarding the future of a neighborhood, contains
recommendations that are developed by the residents of the
neighborhood itself and then approved by City Council. After
adoption, the Neighborhood Plan becomes part of the
The Neighborhood Planning program is an effort to address
both opportunities for change and promote stability in
The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to being a
good neighbor to Arlington and area residents. Check out
www.uta.edu/collegetown, to get Campus Development
updates, as well as information about University facilities,
benefits, discounts and upcoming Events.
Strong Neighborhood Initiative Areas of Focus
Overlay allows a neighborhood to achieve neighborhood goals through
customized regulations intended to protect or enhance the character
of a particular neighborhood. Existing structures or lots are not
made nonconforming by a conservation district. The emphasis is
rather on requiring new construction be similar in character with
the existing neighborhood.
If the neighborhood plan recommends any type of zoning change, the
neighborhood may apply for the change as part of the implementation.
Neighborhood Initiative Brochure
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