West U considers change in garage quarters law

West University Place’s residents could be allowed to update and build living quarters above their detached garages if City Council passes a proposed zoning change.

The council gave preliminary approval to the proposal on first reading this week and will consider final approval on May 20. The Zoning and Planning Commission is recommending the council change the current ordinance, which allows for new construction and living quarters over garages attached to a home, but not for detached garages, which are very popular in the city.

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InstantNewsWestu Staff

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