Town Meeting Outreach

Town Meeting Topics
Four Topic Focus 
  • The Budget: Financial Forecast
  • Capital Project: Police Station
  • Housing: Inclusionary Zoning
  • Process: Civic Engagement

Dec 29

[ARCHIVED] Inclusionary/Zoning

The original item was published from December 29, 2016 3:13 PM to December 29, 2016 3:14 PM

Purpose and Intent:
  • Encourage the creation of housing for a variety of
  • income levels not being met by the market
  • ?Mitigate the impact of residential development on
  • the availability and cost of housing
  • ?Protect long-term affordability through deed
  • restrictions
  • ?Provide developer incentives for the creation of
  • deed-restricted housing

Key Points
Applies to all new residential development

  • Accessory Dwelling Units
  • Single-family homes that are owner-occupied for at least 5 years

One-sixth (16.67%) affordability requirement

Two tiers of requirements for affordable/community housing contribution

? 1-5 dwelling units developed: 
        • payment-in-lieu of creating a partial unit
? 6 or more dwelling units developed: 
        • encouraged to make one-sixth of the units constructed affordable or community housing 
        • payment-in-lieu is also an option