Ordinance allowing more rentals goes to the assembly
October 18, 2023
The borough assembly will be the next for a proposed ordinance intended to make it easier for some homeowners to add a small rental unit to their property.
The planning and zoning commission voted Thursday, Oct. 12, to recommend assembly approval of the ordinance, which has been months in the making as borough staff and the commission considered what limits to put on building small, detached rental units on single-family lots.
Such rentals — called accessory dwelling units — currently are not allowed under municipal code.
The commission amended the draft ordinance on Oct. 12 to make cle...