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File #: 1058-21    Version: 1 Name: walk on ADU report out
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 10/12/2021 In control: Urban County Council
On agenda: 10/28/2021 Final action: 10/28/2021
Enactment date: 10/28/2021 Enactment #: O-102-2021
Title: An Ordinance amending Articles 1-11, 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-3(8), 23-3(d), 23A-5(c) and 23A-5(d)(10) of the Zoning Ordinance to include general zoning provisions for the incorporation and regulation of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU's). (LFUCG Planning Commission). [Council Office, Maynard]
Attachments: 1. 00741118.pdf, 2. O-102-2021
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An Ordinance amending Articles 1-11, 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-3(8), 23-3(d), 23A-5(c) and 23A-5(d)(10) of the Zoning Ordinance to include general zoning provisions for the incorporation and regulation of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU's). (LFUCG Planning Commission). [Council Office, Maynard]

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WHEREAS, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Planning Commission has considered a text amendment to Articles 1-11, 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 the Planning and Public Safety Committee made additional recommendations to remove newly constructed detached structures and the Council adopted the same; 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 1-11 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) Converted Detached structures. Examples include garages or other accessory structures.
(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 of the Zonin...

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