by Lannan M. O’Brien
Dec 4, 2015
Owners of accessory apartments must reside on the same property for most the year, according to a bylaw amendment the Falmouth Planning Board is working on.
That was one point the board agreed on as it continued work on a bylaw to ease restrictions on accessory apartments. An accessory apartment is defined by the most recent version—available on the planning department page of the town website—as “a second dwelling unit, subordinate in size to the principal dwelling unit on the lot, located in either the principal dwelling or accessory structure.”