For existing properties with typical frontage improvements from earlier decades, will the city require that those improvements be brought up to current standards (sidewalk widths, landscaping, utili

Updating standards for frontage improvements is not a part of the Housing Options Project. However, city staff are currently exploring what the requirements for frontage improvements might be for newer housing types in existing residential neighborhoods. If we receive updated information about frontage improvements, we will update this page.

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1. Can I demolish my existing single-detached home and replace it with a duplex, triplex, or quadplex?
2. Will the city allow large apartments with commercial uses on the ground floor in lower density residential neighborhoods?
3. What would prevent re-development that includes only the highest density housing type - for example, only quadplexes get built but no duplexes? Would there be required percentages of each housing ty
4. In addition to the cottage clusters, will the city consider allowing tiny houses, particularly tiny houses on wheels (THOWs), as another housing option?
5. For existing properties with typical frontage improvements from earlier decades, will the city require that those improvements be brought up to current standards (sidewalk widths, landscaping, utili