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Tagged ‘Zoning’

Accessory Structures and Detached Garages in Side Yards

Posted on: September 20th, 2018

An accessory structure is a subordinate –often smaller—building located on the same property with the main building and occupied by or devoted to an accessory use. Typically, an accessory structure is a garage that is separate from the primary home. Where this type of structure is located on the property is determined by Salt Lake […]

Compatibility: What helps new development “fit” the neighborhood? [INVITATION]

Posted on: July 25th, 2018

The Marmalade and West Capitol Hill neighborhoods provide a real-world example of what is often called “compatible infill development.” Compatible infill is defined as the relationship between the height, spacing and location of new development and the surrounding neighborhood. Salt Lake City Planning uses several different methods to guide how a new development “fits.” For […]

What’s all the buzz about form based code? [INVITATION]

Posted on: July 2nd, 2018

A form based code is a type of zoning where instead of regulating the use and then separating them –housing over here, retail over there–, we regulate what the building looks like: the form. While regular zoning has rules for building height, size, windows, as so forth, form based code goes to the next level […]