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File #: 30888    Version: 1 Name: Porch
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2013 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 9/3/2013 Final action: 9/3/2013
Enactment date: 9/12/2013 Enactment #: ORD-13-00143
Title: SUBSTITUTE. Amending Section 28.132(1) and creating Section 28.132(2)(e) of the Madison General Ordinances to allow unheated porches no larger than 14’ x16’ to encroach into the rear yard setback.
Sponsors: Lauren Cnare, Paul E. Skidmore, Denise DeMarb
Attachments: 1. BODY - Version 1, 2. Version 1, 3. BODY - SUBSTITUTE
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
SUBSTITUTE.  Amending Section 28.132(1) and creating Section 28.132(2)(e) of the Madison General Ordinances to allow unheated porches no larger than 14' x16' to encroach into the rear yard setback.
Body
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DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  This amendment will allow an unheated back porch on a single- or two-family home to encroach into the rear yard setback if the porch extends no more than 14 feet from the exterior wall of the building and is no more than 16 feet wide.  Under Sec. 28.211, MGO, a "porch" is defined as "A floor-like platform structure with a roof-like covering, attached to the exterior walls of the building and extending from the structure, and which may be enclosed by screen, latticework, windows or other similar materials."
 
The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
      Please see "BODY" in attachments.