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File #: 31453    Version: 1 Name: Portable mission shelter
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/28/2013 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 10/15/2013 Final action: 10/15/2013
Enactment date: 10/24/2013 Enactment #: ORD-13-00177
Title: Amending Sections 28.151 and 28.211 of the Madison General Ordinances to allow overnight sleeping in tents or in other temporary portable shelters as an accessory use of a religious institution or a nonprofit organization in specific districts.
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel, Larry Palm, Michael E. Verveer, Ledell Zellers, Lisa Subeck, Scott J. Resnick
Attachments: 1. BODY
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
10/15/20131 COMMON COUNCIL ReferredFail Action details Not available
10/15/20131 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt the Following Amendment(s)Fail Action details Not available
10/15/20131 COMMON COUNCIL AdoptPass Action details Not available
9/30/20131 PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Not available
9/3/20131 COMMON COUNCIL Referred for Public HearingPass Action details Not available
8/28/20131 Attorney's Office/Approval Group Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
No significant fiscal impact is anticipated.
Title
Amending Sections 28.151 and 28.211 of the Madison General Ordinances to allow overnight sleeping in tents or in other temporary portable shelters as an accessory use of a religious institution or a nonprofit organization in specific districts.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  Currently, the zoning code allows a Mission House as an accessory use associated with religious institutions or nonprofit organizations. A Mission House provides indoor lodging, meals or both without compensation.  An accessory use is a use on the same lot with, and of a nature customarily incidental and subordinate to, the principal use or structure, which serves the occupants of the principal use or structure.
This amendment will allow outdoor overnight sleeping in tents or in other temporary portable shelters as an accessory use of a religious institution or a nonprofit organization as a conditional use in the Residential Districts, as well as the Urban Mixed-Use (UMX) and Traditional Shopping Street (TSS) districts.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
      Please see "BODY" in Attachments.