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Council To Look At Steep Slope Rules


Last updated 6/2/2021 at 3pm

Brevard City Council is revisiting an ordinance that currently restricts con-struction on steep slopes to a maximum of 25% grade.

The current Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) defines steep slopes as areas with a slope of 15% or greater, with development restrictions on slopes of 25% or greater.

In February 2019, council voted against a proposal that would have allowed for construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 20% to a roughly 50% grade.

This past February, Councilman Maurice Jones asked that the issue be revisited, which promoted city staff to return to the ordinance....

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