Here is the presentation given by city staff at last week's
Contact Allison Zike with questions at AZ...@kirklandwa.gov.
Highlands Zoning takeaways:
Missing Middle Housing is a range of multi-unit or
clustered housing types, compatible in scale with detached
single-family homes, that help meet the growing demand for more
affordable housing. These can include duplex, triplex, ADU, or
Housing Strategy Plan
Kirkland's Housing Strategy Plan recommends a variety of ways to
make housing more affordable, expand housing choices, make it
easier for people to age in place, and more. Stakeholders from
throughout the community were on the Housing Strategy Advisory
Group. The plan was published in 2018: https://www.kirklandwa.gov/files/sharedassets/public/planning-amp-building/planning-and-building-images/hcc-files-and-images/housing-strategy-plan.pdf
"A form-based code is a land development regulation that fosters predictable built results and a high-quality public realm by using physical form (rather than separation of uses) as the organizing principle for the code. A form-based code is a regulation, not a mere guideline, adopted into city, town, or county law. A form-based code offers a powerful alternative to conventional zoning regulation."
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