Pessimistic on 'good intentions'
Cheney Planning Commission tables proposal on cottage-style housing because of ownership, occupancy concerns
Last updated 9/12/2019 at 8:17am
Admitting their response was fueled by a high degree of skepticism, Cheney’s Planning Commission tabled adding a new chapter to the city’s zoning code allowing construction of cottage developments and deleted a staff recommendation to allow some small commercial uses in residential zones.
The request for changes at the commission’s Sept. 8 meeting to allow limited commercial in multifamily zoning comes from the developers of the Parkside Commons student housing complex, under construction on North 8th Street across from Hagelin Park. Developers believe the location is ideal for small...