Chapter 23.26
R-3-P.G.R. DISTRICT1

Sections:

23.26.010    Generally.

23.26.020    Permitted uses.

23.26.030    Building site area required.

23.26.040    Building height limit.

23.26.050    Allowed building coverage.

23.26.051    Allowed site coverage.

23.26.060    Allowed gross floor area.

23.26.070    Yard requirements.

23.26.080    Garbage/recycling areas.

23.26.090    Off-street parking.

23.26.010 Generally.

The regulations in this chapter shall apply in the R-3-P.G.R. district 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. 98-05 § 1, 1998].

23.26.020 Permitted uses.

(a) All of the uses permitted and prescribed for the R-3 district at PGMC 23.24.020 shall apply in the R-3-P.G.R. district.

(b) In addition, bed and breakfast inns are permitted, subject to first securing a use permit.

The city council shall have the authority to set forth, by resolution, standards for bed and breakfast inns including, but not necessarily limited to: the number of visitors who may be accommodated; the amount and the type of signing to be provided; the length of permissible stay; the type of cooking and dining facilities to be provided; the amount of parking to be provided; and any similar standard necessary to protect the neighborhood from unreasonable changes in character. Provided however, that in no case shall the number of rooms be less than eight, excluding the primary residence of the owner or manager. The setting of such standards shall in no way limit the authority or the ability of the planning commission to impose such conditions as may be deemed appropriate upon any use permit granted for bed and breakfast use. [Ord. 98-05 § 1, 1998].

23.26.030 Building site area required.

(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, building site area shall be as set out in PGMC 23.24.040.

(b) The minimum land area for each unit other than bed and breakfast units shall be 2,200 square feet.

(c) Any parcel which has the following characteristics shall constitute a separate building site for future building purposes:

(1) It has, prior to March 15, 1986, been designated on the assessor’s map as a separate parcel.

(2) It has at least 1,800 square feet, but not more than 3,600 square feet, and is not part of a larger building site.

(3) It has been unimproved with any building or structure for a minimum of five years immediately preceding March 15, 1986.

(4) It has access to a public street.

(5) Its transfer will not create additional aspects of nonconformity to this title.

(d) Development of parcels qualifying as building site pursuant to subsection (c) of this section shall, at a minimum, be subject to the following:

(1) A use permit shall be first secured in each case.

(2) Architectural review board approval shall be required.

(3) Any construction shall conform to the requirements with respect to separate parcels in the R-3-P.G.R. district; however, in considering a use permit application the planning commission is authorized to prescribe requirements other than those prescribed by PGMC 23.26.670 where it finds that the qualification of PGMC 23.72.090 apply to the land, building or use. [Ord. 98-05 § 1, 1998].

23.26.040 Building height limit.

The maximum height of main buildings shall be 30 feet; provided, the maximum height of the top plate shall be no more than 24 feet. [Ord. 00-18 § 7, 2000; Ord. 98-05 § 1, 1998].

23.26.050 Allowed building coverage.

Maximum building coverage on all sites is 50 percent. [Ord. 12-003 § 6, 2012; Ord. 98-05 § 1, 1998].

23.26.051 Allowed site coverage.

Maximum site coverage on all sites is 60 percent. [Ord. 12-003 § 6, 2012].

23.26.060 Allowed gross floor area.

Maximum gross floor area is as follows:

Table 23.26.060
– Maximum Gross Floor Area* 

Lot Size

Floor Area

1,000

833

1,100

917

1,200

1,000

1,300

1,083

1,400

1,167

1,500

1,250

1,600

1,333

1,700

1,417

1,800

1,500

1,900

1,556

2,000

1,611

2,100

1,667

2,200

1,722

2,300

1,778

2,400

1,833

2,500

1,889

2,600

1,944

2,700

2,000

2,800

2,044

2,900

2,089

3,000

2,133

3,100

2,178

3,200

2,222

3,300

2,267

3,400

2,311

3,500

2,356

3,600

2,400

3,700

2,433

3,800

2,467

3,900

2,500

4,000

2,533

4,100

2,567

4,200

2,600

4,300

2,633

4,400

2,667

4,500

2,700

4,600

2,733

4,700

2,767

4,800

2,800

4,900

2,833

5,000

2,867

5,100

2,900

5,200

2,933

5,300

2,967

5,400

3,000

5,500

3,017

5,600

3,033

5,700

3,050

5,800

3,066

5,900

3,083

6,000

3,099

6,100

3,116

6,200

3,132

6,300

3,149

6,400

3,165

6,500

3,182

6,600

3,198

6,700

3,215

6,800

3,231

6,900

3,248

7,000

3,264

7,100

3,281

7,200

3,297

7,300

3,314

7,400

3,330

7,500

3,347

7,600

3,363

7,700

3,380

7,800

3,396

7,900

3,413

8,000

3,429

8,100

3,446

8,200

3,462

8,300

3,479

8,400

3,495

8,500

3,512

8,600

3,528

8,700

3,545

8,800

3,561

8,900

3,578

9,000

3,594

10,000

3,759

11,000

3,924

12,000

4,089

13,000

4,254

14,000

4,419

15,000

4,584

16,000

4,749

17,000

4,914

18,000

5,079

19,000

5,244

20,000

5,409

21,000

5,574

22,000

5,739

23,000

5,904

24,000

6,069

25,000

6,234

26,000

6,399

27,000

6,564

28,000

6,729

* Note: For every 1,000 square feet above 28,000, add 165 square feet of floor area.

[Ord. 12-003 § 6, 2012; Ord. 98-05 § 1, 1998].

23.26.070 Yard requirements.

(a) The minimum front yard shall be eight feet; however, to encourage architectural variety in footprint and massing, the front yard may be reduced to no less than four feet for up to 50 percent of the front of the building.

(b) The minimum side yards shall be 10 percent of lot width, and 20 percent of lot width for side yards abutting the street on corner lots; provided, that the minimum allowable side yard shall be three feet, and the maximum required side yard shall be 10 feet.

Exception: With a use permit, the total of side yards may be 20 percent of lot width with a minimum three feet required on each side, maximum required on either side 10 feet.

(c) Rear yards shall have the following minimums:

(1) One story building: five feet.

(2) Two story building: eight feet.

(3) Three story building: 10 feet.

(4) Where a rear yard abuts a street: 12 feet.

(d) Open Yard. Open yard required shall be 200 square feet per unit for all construction of five units or more.

(e) Decks and Porches. Decks and open porches over three feet above grade may project or extend four feet over a required yard area, but not closer than three feet to the property line. [Ord. 98-05 § 1, 1998].

23.26.080 Garbage/recycling areas.

Where there are three or more units, garbage/recycling areas for holding of garbage or recyclable materials shall be provided. The garbage/recycling area shall be enclosed by a view-obscuring wall or fence designed in harmony with the building design. The enclosure shall be not less than five feet in height and equipped with a self-closing gate or door. Garbage/recycling area shall have access to a driveway or public way. Placement and design of the garbage/recycling areas shall be approved by the public works director and the architectural review board prior to issuance of a building permit. Garbage/recycling areas shall be maintained in a sanitary condition, free of graffiti and in good repair. [Ord. 98-05 § 1, 1998].

23.26.090 Off-street parking.

Storage or parking space to be provided, and driveway requirements, shall be as follows:

(a) Single-family dwellings:

Lot Size

Off-Street Parking Required

To and including 2,699 square feet

None

Larger than 2,699 to 4,000

1 covered and 1 uncovered*

Larger than 4,000

2 covered

* A driveway at least 20 feet in length may serve as a required uncovered space.

(b) Multifamily Units. One and one-half spaces/unit having less than two bedrooms; two spaces for all other units. One space/unit must be in a garage or carport.

(c) The distance from a property line to the garage or carport opening shall be a minimum of 20 feet; provided, that a shorter driveway may be approved through the use permit process.

(d) Driveway width shall not exceed 40 percent of lot width; provided, that a greater width may be permitted subject to obtaining a use permit. [Ord. 98-05 § 1, 1998].


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    Editor’s Note: Prior ordinance history includes Ord. 1166 and part of Ord. 1331.