Chapter 18.28
RM‑1800 RESIDENTIAL MULTIFAMILY

Sections:

18.28.010    Purpose.

18.28.020    Permitted uses.

18.28.030    Conditional uses.

18.28.040    Lot area.

18.28.050    Lot area per dwelling unit.

18.28.060    Lot width.

18.28.070    Land coverage.

18.28.080    Yards.

18.28.090    Building height.

18.28.100    Parking.

18.28.110    Screening and landscaping.

18.28.120    Signs.

18.28.010 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 to permit the providing of accommodations for those who desire to live in a residential atmosphere without the necessity to individually maintain a dwelling unit. 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)

18.28.020 Permitted uses.

The following uses are permitted in the RM‑1800 multifamily zone:

A. Those uses permitted in the RM-2400 zoning district.

B. Rest homes, nursing and convalescent homes, provided:

1. The accommodations and number of persons cared for conform to state and local regulations pertaining thereto; and

2. That the health department shall have approved all applicable provisions.

C. A 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 900 square feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.28.030 Conditional uses.

Conditional uses and associated development standards, if any, for the RM‑1800 multifamily zone are those identified in Chapter 18.54 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.28.040 Lot area.

The minimum required area of a lot in an RM‑1800 zone shall be 7,200 square feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.28.050 Lot area per dwelling unit.

In an RM‑1800 zone, the lot area per dwelling unit shall be not less than 1,800 square feet, except as provided for in LFPMC 18.28.020(C). (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.28.060 Lot width.

In the RM‑1800 zone, every lot shall have a width of not less than 60 feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.28.070 Land coverage.

Maximum land coverage of buildings in the RM‑1800 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)

18.28.080 Yards.

Setbacks for the RM‑1800 multifamily zone shall be as follows:

A. Front yard, 20 feet;

B. Side yards, 15 feet;

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

18.28.090 Building height.

Maximum building height in the RM‑1800 multifamily zone shall be 35 feet. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.28.100 Parking.

Off-street parking shall be provided in the RM‑1800 multifamily zone subject to regulations of Chapter 18.58 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.28.110 Screening and landscaping.

All sites in the RM‑1800 multifamily zone shall have adequate screening and landscaping, subject to regulations of Chapter 18.62 LFPMC. (Ord. 773 § 3, 1999)

18.28.120 Signs.

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