Chapter 17.20
RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCY STANDARDS*

Sections:

17.20.010    Group housing—Permitted upon approval of use permit.

17.20.020    Group housing—Occupancy limits.

*Ord. 1265 § 2 Ex. A, adopted June 21, 1994, amended former Chapter 17.20 §§ 17.20.010 — 17.20.020, pertaining to similar subject matter, in its entirety to read as herein set out. The provisions of former Chapter 17.20 derived from Ord. 1102 § 1 Ex. A (13), 1987; Ord. 941 § 1 (part), 1982; and prior code § 9202.6 (A) — (H).

17.20.010 Group housing—Permitted upon approval of use permit.

Group housing (such as dormitory, rest home, boardinghouse or fraternity) which is occupied by six or more individuals may be permitted upon approval of whatever type of use permit is required by the zone district provisions. (Ord. 1265 § 2 Ex. A, 1994)

17.20.020 Group housing—Occupancy limits.

Use permits for group housing shall stipulate a maximum occupancy. For purposes of this section, residential care facilities will not be considered “group housing.” The occupancy limits shall reflect habitable space within buildings and available parking and shall not exceed the following standards based on the general plan:

 

TABLE 8
MAXIMUM POPULATION DENSITY
FOR EACH ZONE

Zone

Maximum Population Density
(persons per net acre)

R-1

21

R-2, O, C-N, C-T

25

R-3

40

R-4, C-R, C-C, C-D

55

(Ord. 1500 § 3 (part), 2007; Ord. 1437 § 1 (part), 2003; Ord. 1265 § 2 Ex. A, 1994)