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SB 349 – Increase Housing Opportunities

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SB 349 – Increase Housing Opportunities
This bill provides reforms to local government zoning authority to increase housing opportunities and to make various changes and clarifications to the zoning statutes. This bill includes a number of provisions such as:

  • Legalize 2-4plexes, townhomes, and ADUs in every residential zoning district with water/sewer.
  • Allow for the development of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) under certain conditions and eliminates parking requirements and special use permits for ADUs.
  • Codify the ban on owner occupancy requirements.
  • Prohibit local government from banning uses such as apartments.

This bill has been referred to the Committee on Rules and Operations of the Senate.