This provision establishes standards for "required amenity areas" in certain multifamily and manufactured housing developments and includes community gardens as one of several amenity options.
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See references to "multifamily development" and "manufactured housing parks" (§ 6.06.010)) and "after school center for children" (§ 6.06.020 (D)(12)).
In addition to "community gardens," the allowed list of amenities includes options specifically associated with physical activity, including, e.g., playground equipment, walkways or bikeways, fitness facility, and swimming pool. § 6.06.020 (D).
"This Chapter establishes development standards for residential properties within the City limits and ETJ of the City of Georgetown" § 6.01.020.
Section 6.06.020, Common Amenity Area Requirements is located in Chapter 6- Residential and Agricultural Zoning Districts: Lot, Dimensional and Design Standards, Section 6.06. - Accessory Structures, Garages and Amenity Areas. History: Ord. No. 2017-15, § 2, 2-28-2017.