Chapter 18.26
RM‑2400 RESIDENTIAL MULTIFAMILY

Sections:

18.26.010    Purpose.

18.26.020    Permitted uses.

18.26.030    Conditional uses.

18.26.040    Lot area.

18.26.050    Lot area per dwelling unit.

18.26.060    Lot width.

18.26.070    Land coverage.

18.26.080    Yards.

18.26.090    Building height.

18.26.100    Parking.

18.26.110    Screening and landscaping.

18.26.120    Signs.

18.26.010 Purpose.

The principal objective and purpose to be served by this classification and its application is to establish areas permitting a greater population density than is allowed in more restrictive classifications and at the same time maintain a residential environment consistent with such greater population density. 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 needs resulting from a defined intensity of land use. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.020 Permitted uses.

The following uses are permitted in the RM‑2400 multifamily zone:

A. Those uses permitted in the RM-3600 zoning district;

B. Day care facility, provided:

1. The play area shall be completely enclosed to a minimum height of six feet with a solid fence or wall; and

C. Retirement home, provided:

1. The use shall be within one‑quarter mile of public transportation, including van pools whether public or private, or neighborhood shopping, which shall be accessible by sidewalk or walkway; and

2. The lot area per each sleeping unit and each dwelling unit shall not be less than 1,200 square feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.030 Conditional uses.

Conditional uses and associated development standards for the RM‑2400 multifamily zone are those identified in Chapter 18.54 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.040 Lot area.

The minimum required area of a lot in an RM‑2400 zone shall be 7,200 square feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.050 Lot area per dwelling unit.

In an RM‑2400 zone, the lot area per dwelling unit shall be not less than 2,400 square feet, except as provided for in LFPMC 18.26.020(C). (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.060 Lot width.

Every lot in the RM‑2400 zone shall have a width of not less than 60 feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.070 Land coverage.

Maximum land coverage of buildings in the RM‑2400 multifamily zone shall be:

A. Interior lot, 45 percent;

B. Corner lot, 50 percent;

C. Building with swimming pool, 50 percent. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.080 Yards.

Setbacks for the RM‑2400 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)

18.26.090 Building height.

Maximum building height in the RM‑2400 multifamily zone shall be 35 feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.100 Parking.

Off-street parking shall be provided in the RM‑2400 multifamily zone subject to regulations of Chapter 18.58 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.110 Screening and landscaping.

All sites in the RM‑2400 multifamily zone shall have adequate screening and landscaping, subject to regulations of Chapter 18.62 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.26.120 Signs.

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