Once seen as sacrosanct and immune to change, single family “R1” zoning is facing challenges and may soon be subject to higher densities in California cities. Urbanomics is working with property owners who have R1 properties that may be able to be subdivided. Other properties are adjacent to higher density areas and our clients want to know what encroaching development could mean for their parcel. But with all the fuss aside, what does R1 zoning mean? A primer on zoning from Citylab gives some background and sheds some light on this seismic shift in how we view a single-family home as a cornerstone the American Dream.
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CityLab University: Zoning Codes