Downtown residents campaign for building setbacks

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Downtown residents campaign for building setbacks

THURSDAY, MAR. 8, 2018

by: David Conway Deputy Managing Editor

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/downtown-palm-avenue-setbacks-form-based-code

As the city ponders new zoning regulations, downtown residents want more space between them and new construction.

During a period of growth in Sarasota, downtown residents are banding together to ask the city to reconsider its building regulations. As officials prepare to review a proposed citywide form-based zoning code, a segment of people living downtown are asking for relief from the effects of construction.

One of the primary goals is getting some more space between them and new buildings.

The DSCA and Shout have both asked the city to emphasize a requirement in the existing code that states a project must be compatible with its surroundings.

 

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