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File #: 232-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2021 In control: Rules & Ordinance Committee
On agenda: 5/11/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Title: Order: Be it ordained that Section 12 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be amended by adding Section 12.12.200 entitled Inclusionary Zoning.
Sponsors: Craig Spadafora, Naomi Kahn, Peg Crowe, David Camell, Ryan O'Malley, Amanda Linehan
Attachments: 1. 20210428 Malden Inclusionary Zoning DRAFT to Council, 2. Mayor Letter to Council re IZ, 3. Malden Update 060121, 4. CCP 232-21 and 339-21 Public Hearing, 5. Paper 232-21 IZ Attachments
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Order: Be it ordained that Section 12 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be amended by adding Section 12.12.200 entitled Inclusionary Zoning.

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12.12.200 Inclusionary Zoning
A. Purpose.
In accordance with the findings and goals of the Malden Housing Needs Assessment of 2019, Inclusionary Zoning Feasibility Study of 2021, Affordable Housing Trust Fund Action Plan of 2021, and the Malden Master Plan of 2010, the purpose of this Section is to promote the development of permanent Affordable Housing in order to improve housing stability for low- and moderate-income households, mitigate the impacts of new residential development on the availability and cost of housing, and maintain an economically integrated community by promoting diverse affordable housing opportunities throughout Malden.

B. Applicability.

1. The inclusionary zoning provisions of this Section shall apply to all projects and developments in all zoning districts that result in:
a. a net increase of eight (8) or more dwelling units, whether created, in whole or in part, through new construction in one or more buildings, and/or by alteration, extension, reconstruction, structural change or change of use of an existing building or buildings;
b. a net increase of eight (8) or more dwelling lots created through any subdivision of land; and
c. a net increase of eight (8) or more assisted living units in any nursing/convalescent home or other development.
2. Projects and developments shall not be segmented or phased in a manner to avoid compliance with the provisions of this Section. These provisions apply to the creation of units over a five-year period.
3. The provisions of this Section are intended to supplement other applicable provisions of the City's zoning ordinance, Chapter 12 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020, as Amended, of the City of Malden (the Ordinance), and do not supersede any other provision of the Ordinance unless expressly provided herein.
4. All provisions of this Secti...

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