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Substantial improvement and zoning

Discussion in 'Zoning' started by HCW, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. HCW

    HCW Registered User

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    Can anyone explain why cities put femas 50% rule in zoning. Isn't it really storm water management or building code restriction. It has nothing to do with the use that the structure is out too?
     
  2. cda

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    Welcome


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    #2 cda, Mar 6, 2017
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  3. steveray

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    Most building codes only get there for 1 and 2 families I believe...
     

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