Chapter 23.16
R-1 DISTRICT AND R-1-B COMBINED DISTRICTS

Sections:

23.16.010    Generally.

23.16.020    Uses permitted.

23.16.021    Use permit.

23.16.025    Mobile homes.

23.16.030    Building height limit.

23.16.040    Allowed building coverage.

23.16.041    Allowed site coverage.

23.16.050    Allowed gross floor area.

23.16.060    Yards required – Garage openings – Architectural feature projections.

23.16.070    Parking standards and driveway length.

23.16.080    Building site area required.

23.16.090    R-1-B-2 districts.

23.16.100    R-1-B-3 districts.

23.16.110    R-1-B-4 districts.

23.16.010 Generally.

The regulations in this chapter shall apply in all R-1 districts, and shall be subject to the provisions of Chapter 23.64 PGMC unless the provisions of this chapter are in conflict with said Chapter 23.64 PGMC, in which event the provisions of this chapter shall prevail. [Ord. 96-14 § 3, 1996; Ord. 210 N.S. § 11-131(1), 1952].

23.16.020 Uses permitted.

The following uses are permitted in the R-1 district:

(a) Single-family dwellings.

(b) Accessory buildings and structures.

(c) Accessory uses normally incidental to single-family residences. (This shall be construed as prohibiting any commercial or industrial use.)

(d) Second units as permitted by Chapter 23.80 PGMC.

(e) Home business provided that the following businesses shall not be allowed: food handling, processing or packing for gain; harboring, training or raising of dogs, cats, birds or other animals for gain; repairs of any nature, including automobile and/or body and fender repair. Home businesses shall be subject to the following limitations:

(1) No employee other than members of the family inhabiting the on-site dwelling shall be permitted.

(2) No industrial or heavy commercial machinery shall be employed.

(3) The business shall not generate pedestrian or vehicular traffic.

(4) Commercial vehicles shall not be used for delivery of materials to or from the premises, and no trucks advertising the business shall be employed in the business, except that a contractor’s name, telephone number and state license number may be indicated.

(5) No more than one room in the dwelling shall be employed for the business.

(6) In no manner shall the appearance of the structure or the operation of the business give any indication to the exterior by odor, construction materials, lighting, signs, sounds, noises or vibrations that the site is used for other than residential purposes.

(7) The business shall not require the installation of utility service in excess of normal dwelling requirements or place a load on garbage, sewer or community facilities beyond normal dwelling requirements.

(8) No goods shall be sold on the premises. Supplies necessary to the business, and finished products produced by the business, may be retained in the room used for the business.

(9) No advertising of any nature shall be permitted, except that a name and telephone number, but no address, may be indicated in a telephone listing, business card or stationery.

(10) All persons conducting such business shall obtain all required business licenses and permits. Possession of such license or permit shall not excuse compliance with this subsection. [Ord. 03-08 § 2, 2003; Ord. 00-18 § 3, 2000; Ord. 98-14 § 1, 1998; Ord. 96-14 § 12, 1996; Ord. 1848 N.S. § 3, 1992; Ord. 1765 N.S. § 15, 1991; Ord. 1327 N.S. § 2, 1983; Ord. 1306 N.S. § 1, 1982; Ord. 869 N.S. § 1, 1975; Ord. 811 N.S., 1974; Ord. 551 N.S. § 5, 1966; Ord. 532 N.S. §§ 1, 2, 1966; Ord. 523 N.S. § 2, 1965; Ord. 210 N.S. § 11-131(1)(a), 1952].

23.16.021 Use permit.

A use permit shall be required with respect to any new structure or addition to an existing structure which is or has a detached or semidetached room exceeding 100 square feet in area and which has any of the following characteristics:

(a) The room has no interior access to the other rooms in the structure or on the building site;

(b) The room is accessible only by an exterior staircase;

(c) The room is to be equipped with a trap and/or sink in addition to and remote from the kitchen on the same building site.

The use permit application may be denied, among all other legitimate reasons for denial, where the design of the structure or the addition readily lends itself to multiple dwelling use. [Ord. 96-14 § 4, 1996; Ord. 1418 N.S. § 2, 1984; Ord. 885 N.S. § 1, 1976].

23.16.025 Mobile homes.

A mobile home certified under the National Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. § 5401 et seq.) may be installed on a foundation system pursuant to Section 18551 of the Health and Safety Code on any building site in the R-1 district which is 3,600 square feet or less in area, provided it complies with all other requirements of this title. [Ord. 1276 N.S. § 1, 1981].

23.16.030 Building height limit.

The maximum height of main buildings shall be 25 feet. [Ord. 00-18 § 4, 2000; Ord. 00-15 § 3, 2000; Ord. 96-14 § 6, 1996].

23.16.040 Allowed building coverage.

Maximum building coverage is:

(a) Sites up to and including 4,000 square feet in size: 45 percent.

(b) Sites greater than 4,000 square feet in size: 40 percent. [Ord. 12-003 § 3, 2012; Ord. 00-15 § 4, 2000; Ord. 96-14 § 7, 1996].

23.16.041 Allowed site coverage.

Maximum site coverage on all sites is 60 percent. [Ord. 12-003 § 3, 2012].

23.16.050 Allowed gross floor area.

Maximum gross floor area is as follows:

Table 23.16.050
 

Lot Size

Floor Area

1,000

550

1,100

605

1,200

660

1,300

715

1,400

770

1,500

825

1,600

880

1,700

935

1,800

990

1,900

1,045

2,000

1,100

2,100

1,155

2,200

1,210

2,300

1,265

2,400

1,320

2,500

1,375

2,600

1,430

2,700

1,485

2,800

1,540

2,900

1,595

3,000

1,650

3,100

1,705

3,200

1,760

3,300

1,815

3,400

1,870

3,500

1,925

3,600

1,980

3,700

2,035

3,800

2,090

3,900

2,145

4,000

2,200

4,100

2,235

4,200

2,269

4,300

2,304

4,400

2,338

4,500

2,373

4,600

2,407

4,700

2,442

4,800

2,476

4,900

2,511

5,000

2,545

5,100

2,580

5,200

2,614

5,300

2,649

5,400

2,683

5,500

2,718

5,600

2,752

5,700

2,787

5,800

2,821

5,900

2,856

6,000

2,890

6,100

2,925

6,200

2,959

6,300

2,994

6,400

3,028

6,500

3,063

6,600

3,097

6,700

3,132

6,800

3,166

6,900

3,201

7,000

3,235

7,100

3,270

7,200

3,304

7,300

3,339

7,400

3,373

7,500

3,408

7,600

3,442

7,700

3,477

7,800

3,511

7,900

3,546

8,000

3,580

8,100

3,596

8,200

3,611

8,300

3,627

8,400

3,642

8,500

3,658

8,600

3,673

8,700

3,689

8,800

3,704

8,900

3,720

9,000

3,735

9,100

3,751

9,200

3,766

9,300

3,782

9,400

3,797

9,500

3,813

9,600

3,828

9,700

3,844

9,800

3,859

9,900

3,875

10,000

3,890

10,100

3,906

10,200

3,921

10,300

3,937

10,400

3,952

10,500

3,968

10,600

3,983

10,700

3,999

10,800

4,014

10,900

4,030

11,000

4,045

11,100

4,061

11,200

4,076

11,300

4,092

11,400

4,107

11,500

4,123

11,600

4,138

11,700

4,154

11,800

4,169

11,900

4,185

12,000

4,200

12,100

4,216

12,200

4,231

12,300

4,247

12,400

4,262

12,500

4,278

12,600

4,293

12,700

4,309

12,800

4,324

12,900

4,340

13,000

4,355

13,100

4,371

13,200

4,386

13,300

4,402

13,400

4,417

13,500

4,433

13,600

4,448

13,700

4,464

13,800

4,479

13,900

4,495

14,000

4,510

14,100

4,526

14,200

4,541

14,300

4,557

14,400

4,572

14,500

4,588

14,600

4,603

14,700

4,619

14,800

4,634

14,900

4,650

15,000

4,665

15,100

4,681

15,200

4,696

15,300

4,712

15,400

4,727

15,500

4,743

15,600

4,758

15,700

4,774

15,800

4,789

15,900

4,805

16,000

4,820

16,100

4,836

16,200

4,851

16,300

4,867

16,400

4,882

16,500

4,898

16,600

4,913

16,700

4,929

16,800

4,944

16,900

4,960

17,000

4,975

17,100

4,991

17,200

5,006

17,300

5,022

17,400

5,037

17,500

5,053

17,600

5,068

17,700

5,084

17,800

5,099

17,900

5,115

18,000

5,130

18,100

5,146

18,200

5,161

18,300

5,177

18,400

5,192

18,500

5,208

18,600

5,223

18,700

5,239

18,800

5,254

18,900

5,270

19,000

5,285

20,000

5,440

21,000

5,595

22,000

5,750

23,000

5,905

24,000 and larger

6,000

[Ord. 12-003 § 3, 2012; Ord. 00-15 § 5, 2000; Ord. 96-14 § 8, 1996].

23.16.060 Yards required – Garage openings – Architectural feature projections.

(a) Front Yards. Minimum of 15 feet.

(b)(1) Side Yards for Interior Sites. Ten percent of site width, with minimum of three feet and maximum required 10 feet. Exception: with a use permit, the total of side yards may be 20 percent of site width with a minimum three feet required on each side; maximum required on each side is 10 feet.

(2) Side Yards for Corner Sites. The side yard abutting the street shall be 20 percent of site width, but need not exceed 10 feet.

(c) Rear Yards. Minimum of 10 feet; provided, that a rear yard fronting on a street shall be a minimum of 15 feet.

(d) Garage Openings. Any garage or carport opening facing a street shall be set back 20 feet. The setback on any public way which is less than 16 feet in width shall be 10 feet.

(e) Projection of Architectural Features. Architectural features such as cornices, eaves, canopies, and windows that do not increase floor area may extend no more than three feet into any required yard but in no case closer than three feet to any property line. [Ord. 00-15 § 6, 2000; Ord. 96-14 § 9, 1996].

23.16.070 Parking standards and driveway length.

(a) The number and sort of off-street parking shall be as follows:

Lot Size (Square Feet)

Off-Street Parking Required

Through 2,699

None required

2,700 and larger

1 covered and 1 uncovered

(b) A driveway at least 20 feet in length may serve as a required uncovered space. [Ord. 00-15 § 7, 2000; Ord. 96-14 § 10, 1996].

23.16.080 Building site area required.

(a) For each dwelling, a minimum of 4,000 square feet and a minimum width of 40 feet on interior lots shall be required. A minimum of 5,000 square feet and a minimum width of 50 feet shall be required on corner lots.

(b) Exceptions. The following are exceptions to the requirements set out in subsection (a) of this section:

(1) In the subdivisions designated as additions to the Pacific Grove Retreat, where lot sizes, as legally and originally subdivided, are 30 feet by 60 feet, the minimum lot size shall be 3,600 square feet, with the lot lines along the lines of said original subdivision.

(2) In the Del Monte Park Tract, and in the Mill Meadow Subdivision, the minimum lot size for corner lots shall be 4,500 square feet with a minimum width of 40 feet, but only as to those lots which were legally subdivided prior to the annexation to the city of the Del Monte Park Tract.

(3) In the Forest Park Tract Subdivision, the minimum lot size shall be 3,600 square feet with a minimum width of 60 feet.

(c) Except as provided by PGMC 23.16.020, in no case shall there be more than one single-family dwelling on a building site. [Ord. 96-14 § 11, 1996].

23.16.090 R-1-B-2 districts.

(a) The regulations in this section shall apply in all R-1-B-2 combined districts.

(b) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section all regulations and provisions set out in PGMC 23.16.010 through 23.16.070, inclusive, shall apply in the R-1-B-2 combined districts.

(c) Exceptions.

(1) Building site area required: for each dwelling, a minimum 6,000 square feet and a minimum width of 60 feet shall be required.

(2) Front yard setback required: minimum 20 feet.

(3) Rear yard setback required: 20 percent of lot depth with a minimum requirement of 20 feet and a maximum required of 25 feet.

(4) Parking standards: two covered spaces required. [Ord. 96-14 § 14, 1996].

23.16.100 R-1-B-3 districts.

(a) The regulations in this section shall apply in all R-1-B-3 combined districts.

(b) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, immediately below, all regulations and provisions set out in PGMC 23.16.010 through 23.16.070, inclusive, shall apply in the R-1-B-3 combined districts.

(c) Exceptions.

(1) Building site area required: for each dwelling, a minimum 10,000 square feet and a minimum width of 70 feet shall be required.

(2) Front yard setback required: minimum 20 feet.

(3) Rear yard setback required: 20 percent of lot depth with a minimum requirement of 20 feet and a maximum required of 25 feet.

(4) Parking standards: two covered spaces required. [Ord. 96-14 § 15, 1996].

23.16.110 R-1-B-4 districts.

(a) The regulations in this section shall apply in all R-1-B-4 combined districts. Where standards set forth in the local coastal program land use plan and the standards contained in this section or in any other provisions of this title are in conflict, the standards in the local coastal program (LCP) land use plan (LUP) shall prevail. Refer to the LUP at: http://www.ci.pg.ca.us/cdd/cluplan.htm.

(b) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section all regulations and provisions set out in PGMC 23.16.010 through 23.16.070, inclusive, shall apply in the R-1-B-4 combined districts.

(c) Exceptions.

(1) Building site area required: for each dwelling, a minimum 20,000 square feet and a minimum width of 100 feet shall be required.

(2) Front yard setback required: minimum 20 feet.

(3) Side yards required: minimum 10 percent of lot width, with maximum required 10 feet.

(4) Rear yard setback required: minimum 20 feet.

(d) All structures, including additions to existing structures, shall first be approved by the architectural review board. [Ord. 12-003 § 3, 2012; Ord. 96-14 § 16, 1996].