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SJ 53 Accessory dwelling structures; Virginia Housing Commission to study.

Introduced by: R. Creigh Deeds | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Study; Virginia Housing Commission; accessory dwelling structures; report. Directs the Virginia Housing Commission to study accessory dwelling structures, defined as additional living quarters on single-family dwelling structures that are independent of the primary dwelling unit. In conducting the study, the Commission is to review (i) the prevalence and necessity for accessory dwelling structures, (ii) relevant provisions of the Uniform Statewide Building Code, and (iii) the feasibility of changing land use and zoning practices in order to facilitate their expanded use. The bill also directs the Commission to make recommendations concerning the use and placement of accessory dwelling structures.


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