Fowler Avenue Vision Study

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Project Overview

The Fowler Avenue Vision Study will evaluate the land use, transportation, and community characteristics required to create a Comprehensive Vision Plan that answers the question, what does Fowler Avenue become?

Fowler Avenue traverses through both Hillsborough County and City of Tampa jurisdictional boundaries each subject to their respective regulations. This has created a development environment characterized by inconsistent development patterns along the corridor. Achieving a cohesive vision for the corridor requires identification of policy gaps, acknowledging points of agreement, leveraging existing projects, and coordination between jurisdictions, in addition to significant community and stakeholder outreach.

The resulting Comprehensive Vision Plan for the redevelopment of the East Fowler Avenue Corridor will paint a picture of the future that the corridor can grow into.

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Scope of the Study

Phase 1

Existing Conditions Analysis

Began Summer 2022

Phase 2

Public Outreach and Vision Study

Winter 2022 – Summer 2023

Phase 3

Land Use Policy Recommendations

Fall 2023


Public Engagement

Open Houses will be conducted later this year to present findings from the existing conditions/inventory analysis and to receive community input about a vision for future development trends and community form. Please join our mailing list to learn more about this and future opportunities.

Led by members of the Florida Center for Community Design and Research at USF.

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Materials will be made available that you can use to talk about the plan with your community organization, neighborhood group, and others.

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Community Meetings & Materials

Materials from forthcoming community engagement activities will be posted here:

This Open House will be conducted later this year to present findings from the existing conditions/inventory analysis and to receive community input about a vision for future development trends and community form. Please join our mailing list to learn more about this and future opportunities.

 

 


FAQ

A: This study was requested by Hillsborough County and the City of Tampa to create a connection between previous planning work, the different Land Use regulations of the jurisdictions along the corridor, and the community’s input on the future for Fowler Avenue.

A: The study area is along the Fowler Avenue corridor between Interstate 275 and 52nd Street inclusive of appropriate transitional areas to the north and south from the corridor into the neighborhoods. Established single family residential neighborhoods exist in many but not all areas south of the study boundary. Therefore, the north and south study boundaries are not anticipated to be linear. Rather, a context-sensitive approach must be used to identify the study boundary and it may vary from the north to the south. 

A: This study will produce a Comprehensive Vision Plan, a redevelopment plan and supporting policy (including written and visual depictions of desired future state) for the Fowler Avenue corridor.

A: The project schedule is anticipated to span eighteen (18) months from its initial kick-off.

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Future Steps



Status

Ongoing



Documents

Project Plans & Studies

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Supporting Documents

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Maps

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Contact

Alvaro-Gabaldon

Alvaro Gabaldon, Planning Commission

T: 813.582.7349

gabaldona@plancom.org



Contact

Jay Collins, AICP

Jay Collins, Planning Commission

T: 813.582.7335

collinsj@plancom.org

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