The Godfrey Planning & Zoning Committee will be examining the possibility of amending its minor subdivision rules at its next meeting. As the ordinance is currently written, once a parcel of land is split as a minor subdivision once, it cannot happen again, and this is setting up potential roadblocks in some cases where to do so would make sense, according to some trustees.
Building & Zoning Administrator Laura Dixon says this could affect residential landowners as well as commercial property:
Click here for Dixon's comments
The village Board has also given first reading to an occupancy permit ordinance that contains suggestions trustees have made since the process began last year. It comes back for second and final reading March 4.
Serving the areas of Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Jerseyville, Brighton, Bethalto, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Highland, Troy, Fairview Heights, Belleville and the surrounding cities.