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File #: 1221-19    Version: 1 Name: ZOTA 2019-5
Type: Ordinance Status: Removed From Docket
File created: 11/8/2019 In control: Planning
On agenda: 11/21/2019 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: An Ordinance amending Articles 1, 3, 5, 8, 22 and 23 of the Zoning Ordinance to include general zoning provisions for the incorporation and regulation of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). (LFUCG Planning Commission). [Div. of Planning, Duncan]
Attachments: 1. Final report, 2. Comp Plan summary, 3. Proposed text, 4. Staff Report_Revised, 5. Minutes 09.26.19, 6. Minutes 10.21.19, 7. 00672934.pdf
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Title
An Ordinance amending Articles 1, 3, 5, 8, 22 and 23 of the Zoning Ordinance to include general zoning provisions for the incorporation and regulation of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). (LFUCG Planning Commission). [Div. of Planning, Duncan]

Summary
[An Ordinance amending Articles 1, 3, 8, 15, 22, and 23 of the Zoning Ordinance to include general zoning provisions for the incorporation and regulation of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU). Approval of the Staff Alternative Text 9-0 (OBJECTORS) [Div. of Planning, Duncan]]
Body
WHEREAS, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Planning Commission has considered a text amendment to Articles 1-1, 3-12(a)-(o), 5-4(a)(2), 8-5(c)(10), 8-5(d)(14), 8-9(c)(9), 8-10(c)(9), 8-12(c)(1), 22B, 23-3, 23A(5)(c)(2) and 23A-5(d)(3) of the zoning ordinance. Planning Commission did recommend APPROVAL of the Staff Alternative Text by a vote of 9-0; and
WHEREAS, this Council agrees with the recommendation of the Planning Commission; and
WHEREAS, the recommendation form of the Planning Commission is attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT:
Section 1 - That Article 1-1 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government is hereby amended to include one new definition as follows:
DWELLING UNIT, ACCESSORY (ADU) - A smaller, secondary independent housekeeping establishment located on the same lot as a principal dwelling. ADUs are independently habitable and provide the basic requirements of shelter, heating, cooking, and sanitation. There are two types of ADUs:
(a) Detached structures. Examples include converted garages or new construction.
(b) Attached units. Attached units are connected to or part of the principal dwelling. Examples include converted living space, attached garages, basements or attics; additions; or a combination thereof.
Section 2 - That Article 3-12 of the Zo...

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