Cheney considers lot size changes, cottage homes
Zoning requests come from developers, desire to be less reactionary
Last updated 8/22/2019 at 8:34am
Cheney’s Planning Department is proposing changes to a chapter of its zoning code governing residential developments while also amending that same chapter to deal with the potential of cottage-style housing being built in the city.
The first proposal would increase the lot size in R-1 (single family) and R-2 (duplexes) residential zones while allowing a limited amount of commercial use in the R-3 and R-3H multifamily and multifamily/high density zones. Maximum sizes of lots in R-1 would go from 9,000 to 11,000 square feet while maximums for R-2 lots would increase from 7,000 to 10,000 squ...