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File #: 31482    Version: 1 Name: Subdivision lot
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/3/2013 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 10/15/2013 Final action: 10/15/2013
Enactment date: 10/24/2013 Enactment #: ORD-13-00174
Title: Amending 16.23(8)(d)2. of the Madison General Ordinances in the Land Subdivision Regulations to provide an exception to the street frontage rule for lots adjacent to a park.
Sponsors: Lisa Subeck, Paul E. Skidmore
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Amending 16.23(8)(d)2. of the Madison General Ordinances in the Land Subdivision Regulations to provide an exception to the street frontage rule for lots adjacent to a park.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  In conjunction with an amendment to Zoning Code Sec. 28.135(2), this amendment changes the Land Subdivision Regulations to allow lots to be established with front yards facing public or private parks, if the lot has vehicular access via an alley and a pedestrian walkway on the park side, and meets a few other requirements.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
      Paragraph 2. of Subdivision (d) entitled "Lots" of Subsection (8) entitled "Design Standards" of Section 16.23 entitled "Land Subdivision Regulations" of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:
 
"2.      Every lot shall front or abut on a public street., subject to the following exceptions:
a.      A lot, not fronting or abutting on a public street, may be included in a subdivision or land division provided said lot is in an approved Planned Multi-Use Site or a Planned Development District for which an approved specific implementation plan has been recorded and which is limited by a reciprocal land use agreement or plan of plan of building placement, a reciprocal use off-street parking system, a cross access easement or a reciprocal ingress and egress system for buildings, loading and parking sites.
      b.      A lot, not fronting or abutting on a public street, may be included in a subdivision or land division if it meets the requirements in  Sec. 28.135(2)(b), MGO."