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Ordinance 11-44(S) Amending Homer City Code to Add One Detached Dwelling Unit as a Permitted Accessory Building to a Principal Single Family Dwelling

Ordinance Summary

An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending Homer City Code 21.14.020, Permitted Uses and Structures; 21.16.020, Permitted Uses and Structures; and 21.18.020, Permitted Uses and Structures; to Add One Detached Dwelling Unit as a Permitted Accessory Building to a Principal Single Family Dwelling in the Urban Residential, Residential Office, and Central Business Zoning Districts. Planning.

Ordinance ID

11-44(S)

Status

Adopted

Ordinance Files

Related Meetings

Mon, Nov 28th, 2011 6:00pm
Mon, Dec 12th, 2011 6:00pm

Introduction Date

Mon Nov 28th, 2011

Public Hearing Date

Mon Dec 12th, 2011

Second Reading Date

Mon Dec 12th, 2011

Effective Date

Tue Dec 13th, 2011

Ordinance Details

CITY OF HOMER
HOMER, ALASKA

Planning

ORDINANCE 11-44(S)

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING HOMER CITY CODE 21.14.020, PERMITTED USES AND STRUCTURES; 21.16.020, PERMITTED USES AND STRUCTURES; AND 21.18.020, PERMITTED USES AND STRUCTURES; TO ADD ONE DETACHED DWELLING UNIT AS A PERMITTED ACCESSORY BUILDING TO A PRINCIPAL SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING IN THE URBAN RESIDENTIAL, RESIDENTIAL OFFICE, AND CENTRAL BUSINESS ZONING DISTRICTS.

WHEREAS, Homer City Code 21.14.030, 21.16.030 and 21.18.030 each requires an approved conditional use permit for the placement of “more than one building containing a principal use on a lot” in the Urban Residential, Residential Office and Central Business zoning districts; and

WHEREAS, The Homer Advisory Planning Commission wishes to allow the placement of an accessory dwelling unit on a lot in the Urban Residential, Residential Office and Central Business zoning districts without the burden of obtaining a conditional use permit if no other regulation requires such; and

WHEREAS, The 2008 Comprehensive Plan Chapter 4 Land Use Goal 1 states: “Guide Homer’s growth with a focus on increasing the supply and diversity of housing, protect community character, encourage infill, and helping minimize global impacts of public facilities including limiting greenhouse gas emissions; and

WHEREAS, The 2008 Comprehensive Plan Chapter 4 Land Use Goal 5 states: “Maintain high–quality residential neighborhoods; promote housing choice by supporting a variety of dwelling options.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:

Section 1. Homer City Code 21.14.020, Urban Residential District Permitted uses and structures, is amended to include:
q. One detached dwelling unit, excluding mobile homes, as an accessory building to a principal single family dwelling on a lot.

Section 2. Homer City Code 21.16.020, Residential Office District Permitted uses and structures, is amended to include:
r. One detached dwelling unit, excluding mobile homes, as an accessory building to a principal single family dwelling on a lot.
Section 3. Homer City Code 21.18.020, Central Business District Permitted uses and structures, is amended to include:
ii. One detached dwelling unit, excluding mobile homes, as an accessory building to a principal single family dwelling on a lot.

Section 4. This Ordinance is of a permanent and general character and shall be included in the City Code.

ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, this 12th day of December, 2011.

CITY OF HOMER


_____________________________
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
ATTEST:


______________________________
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK


YES:
NO:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:

First Reading:
Public Hearing:
Second Reading:
Effective Date:

Reviewed and approved as to form:


________________________ ____________________________
Walt E. Wrede, City Manager Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney

Date: ___________________ Date: _______________________