|Re: Zoning Statue that mentions Cohousing?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Ann Zabaldo (zabaldoearthlink.net)|
|Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:33:43 -0700 (PDT)|
Eileen — This subject has been covered on this list in the past. You might check the archives and see what you find. In summary … cohousing is plain ol’ condo development. Legally and financially we’re just a condo or co-op. No particular zoning is required. We fit right in. Some communities have had cohousing zoning created in their municipality but it’s really not necessary unless there is no condo/co-op, cluster or multi-family zoning in the municipality. Creating cohousing has enough challenges w/out having to create a zoning statute. Personally, I don’t want cohousing to raise any eyebrows or questions. The more different or unique we are the harder it is for the powers that be to wrap their heads around what we’re doing. So when I talk w/ government or financial people … we’re just a condo. Good luck in your quest to build cohousing, Eileen. It’s an exciting adventure. Let us know your progress. Best -- Ann Zabaldo Takoma Village Cohousing Washington, DC Principal, Cohousing Collaborative, LLC Falls Church, VA 202.546.4654 As long as you have two or fewer … your ducks are always in a row. The Covert Comic > On Mar 20, 2018, at 5:07 PM, <leenaree [at] xmission.com> <leenaree [at] > xmission.com> wrote: > > Hello everyone, > > > > I am interested in learning the zoning conditions under which projects have > been approved - Single Family High Density, Multi-Family, some kind of > cluster. I am particularly interested in hearing about any statutes that > address cohousing requirements specifically. Here in Marysville, WA, both > Cohousing and Cottage Development were mentioned specifically in the 2015 > Comprehensive Plan, but only cottage development has any statute governing > it. I am looking to provide examples to the Marysville City Council in > hopes of establishing a friendly environment for cohousing. > > > > Thanks, > > Eileen McCabe, Tammany Commons Cohousing > > > > --- > This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. > https://www.avast.com/antivirus > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://l.cohousing.org/info > > >
- Zoning Statue that mentions Cohousing? leenaree, March 20 2018
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