Edmonton council committee ponders marriage of older neighbourhoods, newer homes

EDMONTON – Young homeowners and infill developers spoke passionately in favour of changes to rules governing mature neighbourhood zoning, asking Monday for more flexibility to develop affordable new homes.

The proposal currently being debated at executive committee would allow homeowners to subdivide 15-metre (50-foot) lots anywhere in RF2 or infill zones, would increase opportunities for duplex and semi-detached homes in all single-family zones, and would refine the rules for when builders can add suburban-style front garages.

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