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Trustees OK revised zoning code for Homewood, laud ‘unprecedented’ community input

Two-flats can be rebuilt. Tattoo studios and accessory dwellings are OK. Short-term rentals policy is not yet settled.

Those are some of the results of an 18-month process to completely revise the Homewood zoning code and map. Trustees approved the new version Tuesday, Jan. 10.

The zoning ordinance last underwent a comprehensive revision in 2002. The project's goal was to modernize the code by simplifying outdated procedures, improve usability, update terms and ensure compliance with all pertinent laws.

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