LEG 22-01 Housing Choices Code Update - Adopted Code

Duplex Side-by-SideOn June 1, 2022, the City Commission voted 4-0 to approve the second reading of Ordinance Number 22-1001 and remand the file to the October 24, 2022, Planning Commission Meeting to review a second package of outstanding policy questions not needed for compliance with HB 2001.

These code amendments are effective June 30, 2022

For more information on HB2001 and Middle Housing - visit the Housing Choices Code Update project page.

Package #2 Technical Revisions

On March 15, 2023, the City Commission adopted some additional technical revisions (effective March 31, 2023). These revisions will be incorporated into the online municipal code later in 2023

Middle Housing Driveway Specifications

Revise driveway widths to better align across code sections and meet policy goals.

Townhome Restriction in Middle Housing Land Division

Reduce the number of townhome units allowed through the Middle Housing Land Division process (four).

Dimensional Standards Revisions for Mixed-Use Downtown & Mixed-Use Corridor Districts

Allowing an exemption of the maximum front yard setbacks and minimum density standards for standalone residential development of four units or less in the Mixed-Use Corridor and Mixed-Use Downtown Zoning Districts and creating a Type II Modification process for projects that need an adjustment to the middle housing design standards.

Cluster Housing

Correction of attached garage width from 20 feet to 10 feet, and 2. Larger open space width for larger cluster unit configuration (7 plus).

Updated application forms can be found on the following pages:

We will be refining the applications over the next couple of months- please verify you are using the latest version before you submit it with your building permit application.

If you have any recommendations to improve the process, please let us know.

Mailing List

If you wish to be added to the mailing list for Package #2, which will be reviewed at the Planning Commission starting October 24, 2022, please complete the Housing Choices Code Update (House Bill 2001) Contact Form.


If you have additional questions, please email Christina Robertson-Gardiner, Senior Planner.

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