Nonconforming Lots- Proposed Code Changes

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The city is considering an ordinance to encourage infill development in support of citywide housing policy improvements. The purpose of the changes are to enable infill development within the city, particularly on vacant lots within the urban core where transportation and utility services are available.

What are nonconforming lots?

A nonconforming lot is a lawfully created lot, shown on a plat or survey map recorded in the appropriate recorder of deeds office, that does not comply with the most restrictive minimum lot area or lot width standards of the zoning district in which the lot is now located.  

Council Public Hearings

  • The ordinance was approved by a joint committee of the Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee and Special Committee on Housing Policy on Nov. 13. 
  • This ordinance rwill go before the full council on December 5th, 2019.
Public Meeting Materials

Three public meetings were held to detail the ordinance and gather public feedback. View Meeting Materials.

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