Posts Tagged ‘Design standards’

Can the City Tell Me What My New House Has to Look Like?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

A  fast-growing suburban town would like to encourage walkable mixed use neighborhoods. The planning board has proposed adding a new zoning district that would allow higher residential densities provided certain standards are met. The proposed standards include requirements for sidewalks, front porches, and that garage entrances be accessed only from the rear of the property. […]