No significant fiscal impact is anticipated.
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.
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 ...Click here for full text