What is a Small Lot Subdivision?
The Small Lot Ordinance, established in 2005, introduced a unique housing typology known as small lot subdivisions. This innovative concept combines the characteristics of row townhomes with the individual ownership of small, independent lots. It offers the benefits of single-family homeownership and the convenience of townhouse living.
To put it simply, a small lot subdivision allows for the construction of attached townhouses or single-family homes on lots that are smaller than standard single-family lots. These developments can be built on infill lots, provided they meet certain width requirements for parking and access. Additionally, some small lot homes may even incorporate commercial spaces on the ground floor, known as “Mixed-Use Small Lot Homes.”
Small Lot Benefits:
- Affordable Homeownership Opportunities: Urbane Design is committed to designing and planning small lot developments that make homeownership more accessible to individuals and families of varying means. Our approach emphasizes cost efficiency without compromising on quality, ensuring that aspiring homeowners can find their dream home without breaking the bank.
- Amplified Housing Production: Thriving communities require increased housing supply, and Urbane Design excels at meeting this demand through small lot developments. With our expertise, we optimize land usage and design thoughtful neighborhoods, enhancing housing production and accommodating the growing population.
- Small-lot developments are easier to finance than condominium projects.
- Freedom from Monthly Homeowners’ Association (HOA) Fees: Our small lot developments alleviate the burden of monthly HOA fees, granting residents more financial freedom and predictability in their homeownership journey.
What our clients
say about us.
"Our experience with Urbane Design for our retrofit project was exceptional. They expertly transformed our aging building into a robust and safe structure, exceeding our expectations. Their attention to detail, skilled craftsmanship, and commitment to deadlines made the process seamless. We now have complete peace of mind, knowing that our property is equipped to withstand any challenges. Thank you for your outstanding work!"
"We couldn't have asked for a better company to handle our lot split division project than Urbane Design. Their expertise and knowledge in the field were evident from the start. They navigated the complex process of dividing our property with utmost precision, ensuring all legal requirements were met seamlessly. Their team's professionalism, attention to detail, and excellent communication made the entire experience stress-free. Thanks to Urbane Design, we now have two separate lots ready for development, and we couldn't be happier with the results. We highly recommend their services for any lot split or design project."
"We were thrilled with the exceptional service provided by Urbane Design during our lot split division. From the initial consultation to the final completion, their team demonstrated remarkable expertise and dedication. They took care of all the intricate details involved in the process, ensuring a smooth and efficient execution. Their ability to handle any unexpected challenges that arose during the project was impressive, and they always kept us informed throughout the journey. Thanks to Urbane Design, we now have two valuable lots, and we couldn't be more satisfied with the outcome. We highly recommend their services to anyone seeking a reliable and professional construction company."
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