Window Wells Text Amendment
Board to consider a Zoning Ordinance text amendment to the Village of Westmont Code of Ordinances, Appendix A Zoning, Article 4, Section 4.05(E)(39), to allow Window Wells as permitted encroachments, under certain circumstances, in all required yards in the residential zoning districts
- Background of Subject Matter
- A request has been made to establish a minimum distance between the outermost edge of window wells and property lines, to take into account required setbacks and minimum easement or desired easement areas, where easements are not established.
- Additional Background
- Future dwellings will be required to comply with the maximum of 3 feet encroachment into a required setback, provided that the 5 foot easement is maintained clear of any encroachments, providing a minimum effective side yard width of 8 feet rather than 6.
- The Planning and Zoning Commission voted to recommend approval.