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File #: 45554    Version: 1 Name: Allowing entrances in mixed-use and commercial districts to be toward a private street
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/23/2016 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 2/7/2017 Final action: 2/7/2017
Enactment date: 2/21/2017 Enactment #: ORD-17-00023
Title: Amending Section 28.066(3)(a)8. of the Madison General Ordinances to allow entrances in the mixed-use and commercial districts to be oriented toward a private street.
Sponsors: Ledell Zellers
Attachments: 1. ZText_Memo.pdf

Fiscal Note

No fiscal impact.

Title

Amending Section 28.066(3)(a)8. of the Madison General Ordinances to allow entrances in the mixed-use and commercial districts to be oriented toward a private street.

Body

DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  This amendment allows entrances in the mixed-use and commercial districts to be oriented toward a private street if that street abuts a parking area or other common amenity available for use by all tenants of the building.

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

                     

Paragraph 8. of Subdivision (a) entitled “Contents of Master Plan” of Subsection (3) entitled “Master Plan Required” of Section 28.066 entitled “Mixed Use Center (MXC) District” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:

 

“8.                     Building design standards including the massing and composition of structures, orientation of windows and entries; doors and other elements of the facade, and primary facade materials and colors to be at least as restrictive as the minimum requirements in the General Provisions for Mixed-Use and Commercial Districts in Sec. 28.060, except that new buildings may have the functional entrance oriented to a private street if that street abuts a private parking area or other common amenity available for use by all tenants of the building.”