The Battle Against McMansions Continues in Burbank

With a two-year Interim Development Control Ordinance set to expire in March 2017, Burbank, California is working on new design guidelines for single-family homes.

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September 26, 2016, 9:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


"The Burbank City Council could soon approve new guidelines and design rules for single-family homes," reports Anthony Clark Carpio.

Burbank, one of the larger cities neighboring Los Angeles, is currently working on drafting the changes, with the hopes of presenting them to the city Planning Board in November and, if it passes there, the City Council in January.

"The city has been looking into modifying its single-family design code for more than a year after many residents voiced their concerns about "McMansions" being built in Burbank, which residents believe do not conform to the aesthetics of town neighborhoods," according to Carpio. 

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