Zoning Exemptions

Texas State Capital

Development Proposed Under Austin’s New Vertical Mixed-Use Law

A seven-story building will be exempt from local height regulations in exchange for providing affordable housing.

February 15, 2023 - Towers

Aerial view of residential development near beach in Oahu, Hawaii

Hawaii State Bills Could Limit or Expand Affordable Housing Law

Some legislators see a law that provides a zoning exemption to affordable housing builders as a necessary way to alleviate the housing crisis, while others worry about the impact of fast-tracked development on land zoned for conservation.

February 8, 2023 - Honolulu Civil Beat

Food Trucks

Proposed Boulder Food Park Faces Zoning Challenges

The proposed Boulder Food Park repurposes a decrepit site into usable space for food truck patrons. Since the site is adjacent to a brick-and-mortar restaurant, a zoning exemption may be required.

May 29, 2015 - The Denver Post

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