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File #: 26628    Version: 1 Name: Bulk Reqmts - Downtown Design Zones
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/5/2012 In control: URBAN DESIGN COMMISSION
On agenda: 7/17/2012 Final action: 7/17/2012
Enactment date: 7/28/2012 Enactment #: ORD-12-00095
Title: Amending Section 28.07(6)(e) of the Madison General Ordinances to allow additional bulk requirements in the Downtown Design Zones.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Joseph R. Clausius, Scott J. Resnick, Brian L. Solomon, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. DowntownBulkRequirementReport062012.pdf
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Amending Section 28.07(6)(e) of the Madison General Ordinances to allow additional bulk requirements in the Downtown Design Zones.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This amendment makes PUD’s in the Downtown Design Zones more similar to the PUD’s in that it allows flexibility in the determination of bulk requirements, which will be evaluating details of the specific proposals against the criteria for approval.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
Introductory paragraph of Subdivision (e) entitled “Lot Area, Lot Width, Height, Floor Area Ratio, Yard, Usable Open Space Requirements, Signs And Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements For Planned Unit Development Districts With Residential Components That Are Located In Downtown Design Zones” of Subsection (6) entitled “Planned Unit Development District (PUD)” of Section 28.07 entitled “Special Districts” of the Madison General Ordinances to read as follows:
“(e) Lot Area, Lot Width, Height, Floor Area Ratio, Yard, Usable Open Space Requirements, Signs And Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements For Planned Unit Development Districts With Residential Components That Are Located In Downtown Design Zones. Bulk requirements other than those in paragraphs 1. - 4. below may be approved if they meet the approval criteria in Sec. 28.07(6)(f). Requirements other than those specifically listed below shall be consistent with the Exterior and Interior Design Criteria for Planned Unit Development Districts with Residential Components in Downtown Design Zones (Design Criteria) adopted by resolution by the Common Council. The required setbacks for all yards in Planned Unit Development Districts with residential components in Downtown Design Zones shall not apply to any parking structure that is constructed entirely below the existing ground level, which shall mean ...

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