Chapter 17.24
LOW-DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (R-1) ZONE

Sections:

17.24.010    Purpose and application.

17.24.020    Property development standards.

17.24.010 Purpose and application.

The R-1 zone is intended primarily to provide housing opportunities for people who want a private open space associated with individual dwellings. It is intended to preserve existing single-family neighborhoods, provide for compatible infill development in such areas, and prescribe the overall character of newly subdivided low-density areas. This zone shall be applied to areas designated “low-density residential” on the general plan map. (Ord. 941 § 1 (part), 1982: prior code § 9203.1(A))

17.24.020 Property development standards.

The property development standards for the R-1 zone are as follows:

A. Maximum density: Seven dwellings per net acre (see also Section 17.16.010).

B. Yards: See Section 17.16.020.

C. Maximum height: Twenty-five feet; up to thirty-five feet if the director approves an administrative use permit. (See also Sections 17.16.020 and 17.16.040.)

D. Maximum coverage: Forty percent (see also Section 17.16.030).

E. Standard Lot Dimensions.

1. Minimum lot area: Six thousand square feet.

2. Minimum lot width: Fifty feet.

3. Minimum lot depth: Ninety feet.

4. Minimum street frontage: Twenty feet.

F. Parking requirements: See Section 17.16.060. (Ord. 1500 § 3 (part), 2007; Ord. 941 § 1 (part), 1982: prior code § 9203.1(B))