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File #: 66791    Version: Name: Tiny House Village (THV) District
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/3/2021 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 8/3/2021 Final action: 8/31/2021
Enactment date: 9/14/2021 Enactment #: ORD-21-00061
Title: AMENDED SUBSTITUTE - Creating Sec. 28.070, Tiny House Village (THV) District, Amending Sec. 28.061, Table 28D-2, to include the THV District and specific uses within that District, Amending Sec. 28.211, Definitions, to create a definition of Tiny House Village and Tiny House, and Amending Sec. 28.151, Supplemental Regulations, to provide regulations for Tiny House Villages.
Sponsors: Patrick W. Heck, Grant Foster, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Jael Currie, Lindsay Lemmer, Juliana R. Bennett
Attachments: 1. 66791 Body.pdf, 2. Zoning Text Memo 8-23-21 FINAL.pdf, 3. Public_Comment_08-23-21.pdf, 4. Public_Comments_08-23-21_Post_3PM.pdf, 5. 66791 Substitute Body, 6. 8-30-21 CCHIC Registered Speakers Public Comment-66791.pdf, 7. FastTrackRacialEquityAnalysis_ ENCAMPMENT ORDS.pdf, 8. 8-31-21 Written Public Comment 66791.pdf, 9. Foster Amendment .pdf, 10. 66791 Substitute with Amendment Body.pdf, 11. 66791 version 2 Substitute.pdf, 12. 66791 version 3 Amended Substitute.pdf, 13. 66791 Amended Substitute Body.pdf
Fiscal Note
No City appropriation required.
Title
AMENDED SUBSTITUTE - Creating Sec. 28.070, Tiny House Village (THV) District, Amending Sec. 28.061, Table 28D-2, to include the THV District and specific uses within that District, Amending Sec. 28.211, Definitions, to create a definition of Tiny House Village and Tiny House, and Amending Sec. 28.151, Supplemental Regulations, to provide regulations for Tiny House Villages.
Body
DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS: This ordinance creates a new mixed-use and commercial district, the Tiny House Village (“THV”) District. The Common Council may establish THV Districts through the enactment of a zoning map amendment as provided in MGO Sec. 28.182.

Under this ordinance, a Tiny House Village a site, lot, parcel, or tract of land designed, maintained, or used for the purpose of supplying a location or accommodations for more than three (3) Tiny Houses, which the ordinance defines as any movable sleeping quarters used as an individual’s place of habitation. A Tiny House Village must be owned or operated by a non-profit, religious, or governmental entity. Within the THV District, Tiny House Village is a permitted use. Other uses are also permitted in the THV District, but these uses must be incidental to the THV use.

This ordinance also creates density and area requirements and supplemental regulations for the THV District, including that each THV shall have a management plan, follow certain regulations related to open fires and cooking, use only specified forms of heating, and obtain a campground license pursuant to Wis. Admin Code Chapter ATCP 79, if applicable.

Madison currently has two tiny house villages, which were previously approved by the Common Council as planned developments. The regulations contained in this proposed ordinance are largely based on the regulations contained in those individual planned developments.

The proposed substitution allows tarps in subsection (d) in response to feedback by residents of Tiny Ho...

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