Chapter 18.56
MFO MULTIPLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL/PROFESSIONAL OFFICE DISTRICT

Sections:

18.56.010    Intent.

18.56.020    Use regulations.

18.56.030    Standards.

18.56.010 Intent.

This district is intended for a combination of very high density residential, quasi-residential, and nonresidential development that maintains the high density residential and nonresidential nature of this district. This district is intended for areas where community sewer and water systems are available. (Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988. 2004 Code § 18.28.010.)

18.56.020 Use regulations.

A. Permitted Uses. In the MFO, multiple-family residential/professional office district, permitted uses are:

1. Any permitted use in the SF-20, SF-10, SF-5, TF and MF districts;

2. Bed and breakfast homestay;

3. Bed and breakfast residence;

4. Church buildings;

5. Day care facilities;

6. Funeral homes;

7. Group homes;

8. Libraries;

9. Museums and art galleries;

10. Nursing homes, convalescent homes, retirement centers and other similar institutions;

11. Professional offices;

12. Privately owned and operated neighborhood recreation centers oriented towards a particular residential subdivision or complex;

13. Public recreation buildings and community centers;

14. Roominghouse;

15. Schools: art, music, dance, business, trade and similar educational uses;

16. School buildings;

17. Trade/technical/vocational school.

B. Conditional Uses. In the MFO, multiple-family residential/professional office district, conditional uses are:

1. Animal hospitals and veterinary clinics;

2. Business, public and governmental offices;

3. Communications tower, major;

4. Communications tower, minor;

5. Hospitals, medical centers and research centers;

6. Parking lots, as a principal use;

7. Public utility and service uses including, but not limited to: fire stations, transfer stations, neighborhood dumpsters, public dumping sites, electric substations, gas regulator stations, telephone exchanges, sewage treatment plants, well and water pumping stations, water filtration plants, water reservoirs, and other similar uses. These uses do not include the installation and maintenance of public utility lines which are permitted uses in all zoning districts. (Ord. 2012-58 §§ 2, 4, 6, 2013; Ord. 2012-22 § 9, 2012; Ord. 2009-05 § 9, 2009; Ord. 2007-70 § 4, 2007; Ord. 89-099 § 10, 1990; Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988. 2004 Code § 18.28.020.)

18.56.030 Standards.

In the MFO, multiple-family residential/professional office district, geometric standards are:

A. Lot Area.

1. Lot area for a single-family detached dwelling or other allowable uses not listed below shall not be less than 5,000 square feet;

2. Lot area for a two-family attached dwelling shall not be less than 3,500 square feet per dwelling unit;

3. Lot area for a multiple-family dwelling shall not be less than 1,500 square feet per dwelling unit.

B. Required Yards for Principal Buildings.

1. Front yard shall not be less than 20 feet;

2. Side yard shall not be less than 10 feet;

3. Rear yard shall not be less than 20 feet.

C. Building Height. Unlimited.

D. Exceptions to Yard, Lot Area, and Building Height Requirements. See Chapter 18.96 FNSBC.

E. Parking. See Chapter 18.96 FNSBC.

F. Signs. See Chapter 18.96 FNSBC. (Ord. 2016-12 § 3, 2016; Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988. 2004 Code § 18.28.030.)