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File #: 31719    Version: 1 Name: Detached residential units
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/24/2013 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 11/19/2013 Final action: 11/19/2013
Enactment date: 11/27/2013 Enactment #: ORD-13-00191
Title: Amending Section 28.137 of the Madison General Ordinances to allow conforming detached residential units in planned multi-use sites in applicable zoning districts.
Sponsors: Steve King, Scott J. Resnick, Ledell Zellers
Attachments: 1. ZText Staff Comments.pdf
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Amending Section 28.137 of the Madison General Ordinances to allow conforming detached residential units in planned multi-use sites in applicable zoning districts.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: Previously, the zoning code prohibited detached residential buildings in a planned multi-use site. This amendment will allow conforming detached residential units in planned multi-use sites so long as they are allowed in the applicable zoning district.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
Section 28.137 entitled “Zoning Lots and Planned Multi-Use Sites” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:
“28.137 ZONING LOTS AND PLANNED MULTI-USE SITES.
(1) Residential Zoning Lots.
Except in the case of multifamily complexes and planned multi-use sites within the Mixed-Use Center District, no more than one (1) principal detached residential building shall be located on a zoning lot, nor shall a principal detached residential building be located on the same zoning lot with any other nonresidential principal building or use.
(2) Planned Multi-Use Sites.
The purpose of this subsection is to allow efficient and economical design and greater coordination and flexibility in the development of nonresidential and mixed-use properties a variety of building types and land uses, while ensuring substantial compliance with the basic intent of the Zoning Code and Subdivision Regulations.
(a) A planned multi-use site, as defined, shall have a plan and reciprocal land use agreement approved by the Traffic Engineer, City Engineer and Director of Planning and Community and Economic Development recorded in the office of the Dane County Register of Deeds.
(b) An existing planned multi-use site may not be changed without approval by the Traffic Engineer, City Engineer and Director of Planning and Community and Econom...

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