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cluster development

A subdivision planning design in which housing is clustered together on relatively small lots with a larger amount of common area shared by all;also called open space development and conservation subdivision.Requires some sort of homeowners association with the ability to assess dues in order to maintain the common area.Contrast with checkerboard development.

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Since the 1999 report, the Royal Canadian Legion has been developing a program of cluster housing.
Wildlife concerns and the presence of cluster housing in Placerita Canyon are moving to the forefront of debate as a developer seeks city approval and annexation of an 866-home project.
And in Singapore, Bedmar & Shi's cluster housing is a subtle yet inventive reinterpretation of tropical archetypes.
Astronomers had also found that the parent Abell cluster housing the cD galaxy exhibits a similar behavior -- it tends to emit light toward a neighboring cluster located no more than 150 million light-years away.
Unlike the 21-unit Apricot Ranch cluster housing development Cabrillo built in Simi Valley in 1996, this new project would be detached homes.
Contract Award Notice: The Highland Health Board sought bids from providers to support a number of individuals with autism spectrum conditions (and potenntially behaviours which challenge services) in their own tennancies within a cluster housing setting in Conon Bridge.
BHI is currently planning the first phase of an 80 unit cluster housing project at Hoosier Village.
Voters amended the town's zoning bylaws, to allow for more flexible development, aimed at more cluster housing, open space and affordable parcels;
Contract Notice: Disability, mental health issues, physical disabilities or autism spectrum conditions in their own tenancies within a cluster housing setting in Portree.
org) and are clearly committed to proactively addressing all questions about cluster housing sites.
Contract Notice:Providers to support a number of individuals with autism spectrum conditions (and potenntially behaviours which challenge services) in their own tennancies within a cluster housing setting in Conon Bridge.
Another possible option, she said, is cluster housing, in which affordable homes are built in a cluster on a piece of property and the remainder of the land is left as open space.