The Consolidated Zoning/Subdivision Ordinance, aka "Indy Rezone," provides new regulations for developments like garages transformed into living spaces, mixed-use commercial/residential districts and states how many chickens you can have in your back yard.
Aside from the birds, the ordinance, which took effect April 1, aims to reflect consumers' recent demands of a more walkable city, as well as the city's desire to increase transit ridership—you can expect fewer parking spaces at the new mixed-use developments. The Indiana Lawyer reviews additional impacts and anticipated effects of the new code in a recent article. Click here to check it out.
Want to learn more? Register here for this program—The Indy Rezone Impact: The Top 10 Changes to Marion County Zoning, April 25, 2016, noon to 1 p.m., BMO Harris Bank Plaza Conference Center, 135 N. Pennsylvania St., 7th Floor