DRAFT: Setbacks in residential zoning


The following is a draft resolution. Ask questions, offer suggestions, and share your thoughts so we are better informed and have a strong resolution for the final vote that starts this Friday Oct 27.

Setbacks in residential zoning

Front setbacks should be reduced to 15’ from the front property line, rather than 25’ as zoned for Heritage in CodeNext. This encourages pedestrian-friendly designs and community interaction when homes are placed closer to the sidewalk. It also provides additional flexibility for backyard size.