Chapter 18.24
RM‑3600 RESIDENTIAL MULTIFAMILY

Sections:

18.24.010    Purpose.

18.24.020    Permitted uses.

18.24.030    Conditional uses.

18.24.040    Lot area.

18.24.050    Lot area per dwelling unit.

18.24.060    Lot width.

18.24.070    Land coverage.

18.24.080    Yards.

18.24.090    Building height.

18.24.100    Parking.

18.24.110    Screening and landscaping.

18.24.120    Signs.

18.24.010 Purpose.

The principle objective and purpose to be served by this classification and its application is to permit a limited increase in population density in those areas to which this classification applies by permitting low density multiple dwellings and duplexes, while, at the same time, by means of the standards and requirements set forth herein, maintaining a desirable family living environment by establishing a minimum lot area and yards and open spaces. A related consideration is to make it possible to more efficiently and economically design and install all physical public service facilities in terms of size and capacity to adequately and permanently meet the needs resulting from a defined intensity of land use. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.020 Permitted uses.

The following uses are permitted in the RM‑3600 multifamily zone:

A. Those uses permitted in the RS-7.2 zoning district;

B. A two‑family dwelling (duplex);

C. A multifamily dwelling, townhouse, apartment, cooperative, condominium, each dwelling unit having one or more bedrooms. No such dwelling unit shall be occupied by more than one family;

D. Senior citizen apartments;

E. Accessory buildings and structures in accordance with LFPMC 18.50.050. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.030 Conditional uses.

Conditional uses and associated development standards, if any, for the RM‑3600 multifamily zone are those identified in Chapter 18.54 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.040 Lot area.

The minimum required area of a lot in an RM‑3600 zone shall be 7,200 square feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.050 Lot area per dwelling unit.

In an RM-3600 zone, the lot area per dwelling unit shall be not less than 3,600 square feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.060 Lot width.

Every lot in the RM‑3600 zone shall have a width of not less than 60 feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.070 Land coverage.

Maximum land coverage of buildings in the RM‑3600 multifamily zone shall be:

A. Interior lot, 35 percent;

B. Corner lot, 40 percent;

C. Building with swimming pool, 40 percent. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.080 Yards.

Setbacks for the RM‑3600 multifamily zone shall be as follows:

A. Front yard, 20 feet;

B. Side yards, 10 feet;

C. Rear yard, 20 feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.090 Building height.

Maximum building height in the RM‑3600 multifamily zone shall be 35 feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.100 Parking.

Off-street parking shall be provided in the RM‑3600 multifamily zone subject to regulations of Chapter 18.58 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.110 Screening and landscaping.

All sites in the RM‑3600 multifamily zone shall have adequate screening and landscaping, subject to regulations of Chapter 18.62 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.24.120 Signs.

Signs are limited to those provided for in Chapter 18.52 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)