St. Pete approves zoning change to increase housing supply

St. Petersburg has approved a zoning change that will allow for more residential units to be added to nearly 3,000 parcels in the city. City council on Thursday voted 7 to 1 to allow some owners of single-family homes to add more units to their property. The change allows for what supporters call “missing middle housing,” such as duplexes, triplexes and quadplexes. Councilman Ed Montanari cast the sole dissenting vote. The vote is a small step toward combating the city’s ongoing housing…Original Article