Sunday, October 20, 2019
TKC SUNDAY SPECIAL!!! KANSAS CITY HOMEOWNERS FIGHT TINY LOTS!!!
12th & Oak has consistently devised horrible ideas and imposed their will on Kansas City neighborhoods.
But now . . .
CHECK COMMUNITY PUSH BACK AGAINST DESTRUCTIVE CITY HALL TINY LOT LEGISLATION THAT THREATENS EVERY HOMEOWNER IN KANSAS CITY!!!
Only real estate speculators, hipsters and a small cadre of consultants consistently push the idea of "density" on every part of this town in order to gobble up smaller homes and game the local real estate market. Meanwhile, neighborhoods have been powerless to push back.
Until now . . .
First a glimpse at the problem:
KCMO ORDINANCE 190506 -WHAT IS IT?
City Planning and Development has put forth an ordinance to allow development on tiny lots throughout Kansas City. This proposed ordinance would undermine current lot width and zoning standards that many neighborhoods worked hard to get in our current zoning code. The proposed ordinance will affect the entire city, with many residents across the city seeing houses built 2.5ft away from their homes.
A look at the impact . . .
Nashville passed a similar ordinance. Here's how it's going:
- Increased fire risk for residents and firefighters
- Displacement under the guise of 'revitalization'
- Demolition of homes in historic neighborhoods
And so, check this new site to see how Kansas City neighborhood leaders are standing up to dangerous legislation:
Developing . . .