Development Toolkit

Plans:

Comprehensive Plan
Powell’s guiding land use, transportation, and financial plan.
Comprehensive Plan | October 6, 2015
Comprehensive Plan Appendix | October 6, 2015

 

 

Downtown Street System & Circulation Plan
This more focused planning effort was undertaken to develop design concepts for physical improvements to existing streets and parking areas and for new potential street and alley connections that will help alleviate congestion and improve traffic flow at the Olentangy & Liberty Street intersection.

 

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Downtown Revitalization Plan
A plan targeting Powell’s downtown area in efforts to enrich area streetscape, businesses, and link downtown with the rest of the city.

 

 

 

Downtown Architectural Guidelines
Guidelines for new construction and renovation of buildings in Powell’s historic downtown.
Historic District Color Palette Examples

 

 

Pedestrian Scale Design Guidelines Manual
Guidelines to achieve an environment that is safe, attractive and supportive (friendly) to pedestrians.

 

 

Market Analysis
Vogt Strategic Insights conducted a Market Analysis for the City of Powell in order to determine where the City should focus its development efforts with its limited resources.

 

 

 


Maps:

Boundary Map
Use this map to check if you are within the city limits.

 

 

 

Zoning Map
Use to check zoning within Powell.

 

 

 

Land Use Map
Shows the current use of land (not zoning).

 

 

 

Subdivision Map
Use to check subdivisions within Powell.

 

 

 

Active Developments Map
Shows approved developments currently under construction.

 

 

 

Biking Paths Map
Shows the existing and propose bike paths throughout the City of Powell.

 

 

 


Permitting:

Residential (patios, fences, decks, and home occupations)
Commercial (including signs)

 

 


New Business Welcome Packet
This packet includes a permitting checklist and reference information to make opening a business in Powell as easy as possible.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Properties:

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Use this tool to view a list of commercial properties within Powell.

 

 

 


City Code:

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Part 11: Planning and Zoning

 

 

 

Updated sign codes
Updated sign codes reflecting changes made on 9/16/15 banning all temporary signs and increasing area for permanent signage

 

 

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2020 Submission Deadlines for Advertisement/Notification 

 

 

 

 

Powell Pocket Guide To Signs
A general guide to Powell’s sign code; code of ordinance: chapter 1151.

 

 

 

Setback & Tree Planting Cheat Sheet
A general guide to Powell’s zoning setback requirements for each subdivision.

 

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