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Kilmarnock council relaxes PUD regulations

KILMARNOCK— Residents of Kilmarnock could see more housing growth in the future following council’s approval to reduce lot size requirements and increase density in its planned unit development (PUD) ordinance during a Monday, January 22, meeting. 

According to town manager Susan Cockrell, changes would act as an area solution to the universal housing crisis and are consistent with the county’s “Lancaster 2035” project. 

Zoning administrator Marshall Sebra indicated the PUD ordinance will now allow seven single-family dwellings per acre, instead of five, and 20 multifamily dwellings per acre, instead of 10. The minimum lot size for single family dwellings decreased from 8,000 to 6,000 square feet, and for multifamily dwellings, 4,300 to 1,500 square feet. 

Townhouses and apartments would also see a reduction in minimum lot size….

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