New San Diego Code May Mean Return of Bungalow Courts

A code amendment takes away hurdles for landowners

May 7, 2015
New San Diego Code May Mean Return of Bungalow Courts
New San Diego Code May Mean Return of Bungalow Courts

Bungalow courts – a group of small homes surrounding a communal courtyard, is a quintessential feature of San Diego. A new amendment in the city’s zoning ordinance means they may make a comeback.

According to Voice of San Diego, city officials have rolled out a change that once was a hurdle in development that made it “effectively impossible to build a handful of separate homes on a single small property.”

Originally, the ordinance favored developers looking to build apartments or condos. Though residents of neighborhoods were wary of these potential, high-density housing options, developers never came to build them.

With the change, land owners can now divide their property into individual lots to be separate, standalone homes, potentially a bungalow court.

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