Big ADU reform proposed by SLC planning department, liberalizing where backyard apartments can go – and not just in residential zones

A new proposal for accessory dwelling units (ADUs) was released this week at city hall, a story we are following as a part of a cluster of massively important land use ordinances under review. They include affordable housing incentives city-wide, an infill ordinance aimed at stimulating missing-middle housing, height-limit increases Downtown, and making backyard apartments […]

Developers pitch next project to flesh out south Downtown 

We now have details about the next project to move Downtown’s footprint south. The project would bring 214 new homes with 10,100 square feet of retail space, including space for a restaurant and two spaces. There would also be a 1,400-square-foot lobby/leasing area. The building, at 28 W. 700 S. between Main and West Temple, […]