The Town is considering an amendment to the zoning ordinance to allow Accessory Dwelling Units an accessory use to a single-family residential dwelling.
Review that Draft Ordinance here
An initial review of the Cape Cod Commission’s model ordinance and discussion of policy issues was conducted by the Town Council’s Zoning & Regulatory Subcommittee.The draft ordinance under consideration was put forward by that Subcommittee.
The Planning Board, with the Planning & Development Department, held a community meeting on Accessory Dwelling Units on January 25, 2021. The meeting video and a copy of the PowerPoint presentation is provided below.
Planning Board - Accessory Dwelling Unit Informational Meeting 01-25-2021
Watch Meeting Video
The Town has put together an information guide to help answer many of the questions that were asked at the community meeting on January 25th as well as submitted to the online forum below. The following information responds to the most frequently asked questions.
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To help keep the public informed of zoning issues in Barnstable, the Town is now offering e-mail notices of current and upcoming zoning amendment proposals and related meetings. Sign up HERE.
Town Staff: Elizabeth Jenkins, AICP, Director of Planning & Development, 508-862-4735, email@example.com
Photo credit: ABCs of ADUs