|Remodels in Cohousing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: pattymara [at] juno.com (pattymarajuno.com)|
|Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2004 11:21:38 -0700 (PDT)|
Dear List, At Tierra Nueva Cohousing, central CA coast, after six years of living here, households are beginning to remodel their homes, by building up and/or out. Several homes are in the process of interior changes as well. All have impacts on the community, ranging from viewshed issues (huge) to the inconvenience of construction materials and trucks on site (short term). We have a fence committee and an extensive procedure for fences/decks etc, but not additions. We have discovered that our first experience with a remodel was uncomfortable for both the family doing it and for the community on many levels. Posting the plans for the remodel of the first home was insufficient information for most of the group, and problems ensued. We are working to create guidelines for the next remodel, to smooth the process for all. What is the collective wisdom of the list regarding a process regarding building additions? We are a 27 home PUD, owning our individual lots. Patty Mara Gourley Tierra Nueva ________________________________________________________________ The best thing to hit the Internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! Surf the Web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today!
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