Tag: Council Bill 117572

SMALL LOT LEGISLATION UPDATE

March 20th, 2013

In September 2012, the Council adopted an ordinance (Council Bill 117572)creating interim standards preventing new small single family lots from being created using old property lines that the City does not currently believe should be used to define buildable lots. The legislation also limited the size of houses that can be built on lots that […]

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SMALL LOT DEVELOPMENT LOOPHOLE CLOSED

September 10th, 2012

On Monday, September 10, the Council unanimously approved Council Bill 117572, an emergency ordinance to close a loophole in the City’s Land Use Code that allowed developers to build large houses on very small lots by manipulating lot lines intended for tax purposes.  These lots are not platted or identified in property records, and do […]

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