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Please comment on the following considerations for neighborhood-compatible, small-scale residential infill development.

225 registered responses


Consideration: Reduce minimum lot area and lot width by 20%

Response Percent Response Count
Yes, this is reasonable 62.6% 139
No, I don’t like it 27.5% 61
Not sure/need more information 9.9% 22

Do you have a comment about the potential of reducing minimum lot areas and widths by 20%?

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Consideration: Establish lot area averaging

Response Percent Response Count
Yes, this is reasonable 64.1% 143
I don’t like it 27.4% 61
Not sure/need more information 8.5% 19

Would you like to make a comment about the potential for establishing lot area averages?

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Consideration: Incentivize duplexes

Response Percent Response Count
Yes, this is reasonable 65.9% 145
No, I don’t like it 26.8% 59
Not sure/need more information 7.3% 16

Would you like to make a comment about the potential to incentivize duplexes?

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Consideration: Incentivize multifamily

Response Percent Response Count
Yes, this is reasonable 48.6% 108
No, I don’t like it 34.2% 76
Not sure/need more information 17.1% 38

Would you like to make a comment about the potential to incentivize multifamily?

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Consideration: Require design compatibility for all multifamily

Response Percent Response Count
Yes, this is reasonable 72.3% 159
No, I don’t like it 12.3% 27
Not sure/need more information 15.5% 34

Would you like to make a comment about the potential to require design compatibility for all multifamily?

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69
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156

Are there other considerations you would like to suggest?

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September 1, 2016, 2:49 PM
  • Consideration: Reduce minimum lot area and lot width by 20%
    • Yes, this is reasonable
  • Do you have a comment about the potential of reducing minimum lot areas and widths by 20%?
    No response.
  • Consideration: Establish lot area averaging
    • Yes, this is reasonable
  • Would you like to make a comment about the potential for establishing lot area averages?
    No response.
  • Consideration: Incentivize duplexes
    • Yes, this is reasonable
  • Would you like to make a comment about the potential to incentivize duplexes?
    No response.
  • Consideration: Incentivize multifamily
    • Yes, this is reasonable
  • Would you like to make a comment about the potential to incentivize multifamily?
    No response.
  • Consideration: Require design compatibility for all multifamily
    • Yes, this is reasonable
  • Would you like to make a comment about the potential to require design compatibility for all multifamily?
    I think standards for parking make sense, less so the aesthetics of the building.
  • Are there other considerations you would like to suggest?

    I wholeheartedly support these proposals. My only recommended tweak, admittedly an esoteric one, would be to list the minimum lot sizes rounded to hundredths of an acre (not square feet) in the UDO, so as to be consistent with the way that Buncombe County Land Records lists lot size. In my opinion, this would reduce confusion and make the math, and hence the customer experience, simpler for those hoping to pursue infill.

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Minimum Lot Area and Width


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Incentivize duplexes



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