Zoning review for Plan: JP/Rox has not started

The zoning review for the Plan: JP/Rox study has not started and might be a while before the first meeting takes place, according to Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin.

The BPDA board approved the controversial plan by a 4-1 vote in March. The Zoning Commission must now approve the zoning portion of the plan.

McGilpin said in an email that the zoning review typically takes a few months and noted for an example that a similar planning study in Dorchester was passed by the board in December, but the first zoning meeting did not take place until earlier this month.

Plan: JP/Rox is the long-awaited planning study for the Columbus Avenue and Washington Street corridor, from Jackson Square to Egleston Square to Forest Hills. The planning study was launched more than a year and a half ago, and will eventually create new zoning for the area. The plan has undergone several revisions. The latest version can be found here: bit.ly/2k1quTR.

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