Audubon Residential/Commercial Districts

Audubon Use
Audubon District

 

The Audubon Residential District is intended to promote pedestrian friendly, mixed-use, urban development, consistent with the historic character and uses of the defined area. This includes promoting the redevelopment and infill of smaller urban lots, in close proximity to commercial uses. The intent of the district is as follows:

  1. Provide a walkable mixed-use area that is inviting to the residents, pedestrians, existing businesses, and the travelling public.
  2. Encourage and maintain a pedestrian friendly and sustainable environment, with development standards suitable to preserve the historic character and built form of the community, as described and identified by the Sustainable Evansville Area Coalition Sustainability Today plan.
  3. Provide for a harmonious mix of uses and development standards that is compatible with an urban residential environment.
  4. Encourage urban infill development on narrow existing lots of record that otherwise would not be permitted in the other residential zoning districts, while also allowing the use of existing mixed-use structures.

The boundary description for this district is as following:  Beginning at the intersection of Atkinson and Pringle Streets, thence continuing across Shelby, Letcher,  and Lieber Streets, then continuing to the intersection of Madison and Mill Streets, thence continuing in a NE direction along Mill Street, thence continuing in a NW direction between 817 and 811 Mill Street, thence continuing in a SW direction back to Pringle Street, thence continuing in a NW direction, thence continuing across Pond, Meadow, Kleymeyer and Gabe Streets to the intersection of Madison and Pringle Streets, thence along Madison Street, thence continuing across Fagan Street to the intersection of Madison and South Alvasia Streets, thence continuing along South Alvasia Street to the intersection of Vine and South Alvasia, thence along Vine Street and continuing across South Alves and South Adams Streets to a Public Alleyway (running parallel with South Green and South Ingram Streets and being approximately 245 ft from the centerline of South Green Street), thence continuing along the Public Alleyway and continuing in a NE direction and continuing across Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Clay, Powell and Washington Streets and continuing to a Public Alleyway (running parallel between Washington and Center Streets and being approximately 339 ft from the centerline of South Green Street) thence continuing in a SE direction and continuing across South Ingram, South Adams, South Alves, South Alvasia, South Holloway and South Julia Street and continuing along the NE right-of-way line of Thompson Street to the centerline of Meadow Street, thence continuing in a SW direction to Washington Street, thence continuing on Washington Street and continuing in a SW direction between 1338 and 1342 and continuing in a SW direction toward a Public Alleyway, thence continuing in a SW direction to Cottage Ave, thence continuing in a SW direction along Cottage Ave, thence continuing to the centerline of Cottage Street to Powell Street and continuing across Helm, Clay, and Cumnock Streets then continuing to O’Byrne Street, thence continuing in a SE direction along O’Byrne Street to the intersection of O’Byrne and Letcher Streets, thence continuing in a NE direction toward Cumnock Street, thence continuing to the intersection of Cumnock and Letcher Streets, thence continuing in a SE direction along Cumnock Street, thence continuing in a NE direction between 1405 and 1407 Cumnock Street, thence continuing in a SE direction to a Public Alleyway (running parallel between Cumnock and Clay Streets) thence continuing in a SE direction, crossing Shelby Street, thence continuing along east side of said Public Alleyway to Atkinson Street, thence continuing in a SW direction along Atkinson Street and continuing across Cumnock, O’Byrne, Loeb, Bailey, and  Oak Streets, thence continuing along Atkinson Street to the point of beginning at the intersection of Atkinson and Pringle Streets.

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Permitted Uses Document: Audubon Residential Final 11_05_13_a

 

Audubon Commercial 

The Audubon Commercial District is intended to promote commercial development that is pedestrian friendly, mixed-use, and consistent with the historic character and uses of the defined area. This includes promoting the location of neighborhood business type uses in close proximity or adjacent to residential uses. The intent of the district is as follows:

  1. Provide a walkable mixed-use area that is inviting to pedestrians, new and existing businesses, and the travelling public.
  2. Encourage and maintain a pedestrian friendly and sustainable environment, with development standards suitable to preserve the historic character and built form of the community, as described and identified by the Sustainable Evansville Area Coalition Sustainability Today plan.
  3. Promote commercial rehabilitation and re-development on narrow and constrained existing lots of record, by eliminating and reducing parking and setbacks.
  4. Provide for a harmonious mix of uses and development standards that is compatible with an urban environment.
  5. Encourage the Audubon Zone to be an area of choice for new commercial and residential development and re-development.

 

The boundary description for this district is as follows: Beginning at 1342 Washington Street and continuing in a SE direction along the centerline of Washington Street to the intersection of Washington and Atkinson Streets, thence continuing along the centerline of Atkinson Street in a SW direction along the centerline of Atkinson Street and continuing to the intersection of Grand Ave and Atkinson Street, thence continuing in a SE direction on Atkinson Street and continuing across Powell,  Helm and Clay Streets to the intersection of Atkinson and Clay Streets, thence continuing in a SW direction to a Public Alleyway (running parallel between Clay and Cumnock Streets), thence continuing in a NW direction along east side of the centerline of said Public Alleyway, thence continuing in a SW direction between 1405 and 1407 Cumnock Street, thence continuing in a NW direction to the intersection of Cumnock and Letcher Streets, thence continuing in a SW direction to the centerline of Letcher and O’Byrne Streets, thence continuing in a NW direction along O’Byrne to a Public Alleyway, thence running in a NE direction along the East side of Public Alleyway and continuing across Cumnock Street and continuing between 1318 and 1320 Clay Street, thence continuing in a NW direction across Clay Street, thence continuing in a NE direction between 1321 and 1323 Clay Street, thence continuing across Helm and Powell Streets, thence continuing along the SE right-of-way line of Cottage Ave to a Public Alleyway (running parallel between Powell and Washington Streets), thence continuing in a NE direction to the point of beginning at 1342 Washington Street.

 

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Permitted Uses Document:  Audubon Commercial Final 11_05_13_a