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January 17, 2019
102 NW Vine St.
Review Tiny House Ordinance
Review ASHI Ordinance
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UNANNOUNCED NEW BUSINESS
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Quarterly Meeting of Planning Commission
Meeting held at Atlanta City Hall by the Planning Commission
102 NW Vine St. Atlanta, IL 61723 January 17, 2019
Meeting called to order by Chairman Dale Colaw at 6:30p.m.
Roll Call: Colaw, Bicknell, Gordon and Blankenship were present. Boudeman, Padilla and Parks were absent.
Public Comment: Tom Young was present but made no opening comment.
1) Colaw handed out copies of the October 25, 2018 to the members present.
2) Colaw handed out copies of two County Ordinances provided by Blankenship. The first was a Tiny House Ordinance which Blankenship outlined and explained the highlights.
a) The ordinance is for a single-family home with a maximum 900 sq. ft. living space.
b) A group of three (3) Tiny Homes qualifies as a Tiny Home Park.
c) Also included is a definition of Recreation Vehicles as they do not qualify as Tiny House because they are on wheels.
d) Also discussed was price, $125,000 was said by Blankenship to be the high, his examples used.
e) Blankenship had mostly basements, nothing on concrete slabs.
f) Committee members discussed how we could adopt a similar ordinance to our advantage to increase housing options and residents.
g) Colaw explained to the Committee to review the ordinances and come back with questions, which will be discussed at the next meeting.
3) Colaw asked Blankenship to explain the second ordinance handed out.
a) Blankenship outlined the ASHI ordinance, that is for one- and two-family residential structures, townhouses and to associated garages and carports construction inspections.
b) The construction inspection expense is paid by the building owner.
c) If inspections are not completed the governing body would not issue an occupancy permit.
d) The County adopted so they could insure good construction practices.
e) Colaw asked the committee to review the ASHI for the next meeting.
Colaw asked the committee for new business and no one had anything for discussion.
Motion by Bicknell to adjourn, second by Blankenship .
All voted yes
Meeting adjourned at 7:19pm
Next meeting April 18, 2019
Dale Colaw, Chairman
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