NEW ORDINANCE FLOATED TO INCREASE DENSITY ON CITY LOTS

CITY PLAN TO INCREASE DENSITY WITH "ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS"

the city of Boise solicited comments by Feb 8 for a zoning change that would allow garages and out-buildings to qualify for residential status. The city’s web page describing the plan is HERE.

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

  • ELIMINATING OWNER OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENT

  • ELIMINATING ON-SITE PARKING REQUIREMENTS

  • INCREASING MAXIMUM STRUCTURE SIZE REQUIREMENTS

  • INCREASE ALLOWABLE BEDROOMS FROM 1 TO 2

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