Chapter 17.56
DENSITY SCHEDULE

Sections:

17.56.010    Density Schedule–Table

17.56.020    Additional Requirements

17.56.010 Density Schedule–Table

The following table shows which standard (listed in the left hand column) applies in which zoning district/s (columns labeled AR through I). If there are dimensions or other requirements listed in the column it means that an otherwise allowed use is allowed provided this standard is met. Additional provisions and or clarifications will be found in the sections that detail the development standards for the relevant zone.

ZONING DISTRICTS

STANDARD

AR

R1-12

R1-7

MH-M F

R-2

MFR

C

I

MINIMUM LOT AREA

2 ACRE

12,000 SQ. FT.

7,000 SQ. FT.

7,000 SQ. FT.

7,000 SQ. FT.

7,000 SQ. FT.

NONE

NONE

MINIMUM LOT WIDTH

295 FEET

100 FEET

50 FEET

50 FEET

50 FEET

50 FEET

NONE

NONE

FRONT YARD

PRINCIPAL USE

40 FEET

25 FEET

25 FEET

20 FEET

20 FEET

20 FEET

20 FEET

25 FEET

ACCESSORY USE

100 FEET

25 FEET

25 FEET

20 FEET

20 FEET

20 FEET

20 FEET

25 FEET

SIDE YARD

PRINCIPAL USE

25 FEET

10 – 15 FEET

5 – 10 FEET

5 FEET

5FEET

5 FEET

0 – 15 FEET

10 FEET

ACCESSORY USE

25 – 50 FEET

10 FEET

5 FEET

5 FEET

5 FEET

5 FEET

0 – 15 FEET

10 FEET

REAR YARD

PRINCIPAL USE

25 FEET

20 FEET

20 FEET

20 FEET

20 FEET

15 FEET

10 – 50 FEET

10 – 50 FEET

ACCESSORY USE

25 – 30 FEET

10 FEET

5 FEET

5 FEET

5 FEET

5 FEET

10 – 50 FEET

10 – 50 FEET

MAXIMUM BUILDING HEIGHT

PRINCIPAL USE

35 FEET

35 FEET

35 FEET

35 FEET

35 FEET

35 FEET

50 FEET

50 FEET

ACCESSORY USE

35 FEET

35 FEET

35 FEET

35 FEET

35 FEET

35 FEET

50 FEET

50 FEET

MINIMUM LOT AREA PER DWELLING UNIT

UNDER 6,800 SQ. FT. LIMIT D TO 1 D.U.

4,800 SQ. FT. 1ST UNIT, 2,000 SQ. FT. EA. ADD. D.U.

(Ord. 736 Art. VII § A, 1997)

17.56.020 Additional Requirements

A.    Exceptions to maximum building heights are noted below:

1.    In any district, to church spires, belfries, cupolas and domes not for human occupancy; monuments; water towers; flagpoles; or noncommercial radio or television antennas;

2.    In industrial districts, to chimneys, smokestacks, derricks, conveyors, grain elevators, or similar structures wherein the industrial process involved customarily require a height greater than otherwise permitted, provided that such structures shall be so located and constructed that if it should collapse, its reclining length would still be contained on the property of which it was constructed;

3.    In any district to solar heating or cooling apparatus.

B.    Radio Antenna Towers.

1.    A building permit shall be obtained prior to construction of any radio tower.

2.    Commercial towers in residential or commercial zones must obtain a conditional use permit (see Chapter 17.68).

3.    Noncommercial towers in excess of sixty-five (65) feet must obtain a conditional use permit (see Chapter 17.68).

4.    Towers may not be constructed in the front, side or rear yard setback required for the zone in which it is constructed.

C.    Guidelines for the application of setback requirements shall be as follows:

1.    Where a side lot line abuts a more restrictive zoning district, the setback for the more restrictive district shall apply.

2.    Multi-story commercial buildings adjacent to a residential district shall observe an additional ten-foot side yard for each story of the building above the first story.

3.    On interior lot lines abutting an adjacent commercial or industrial zone there shall be no required side yards.

4.    On all exterior lot lines (adjacent to a public street) there shall be a ten-foot side yard setback which shall not be used for parking.

D.    Projections Into Required Yards – Residential Districts.

1.    A chimney may project into any required yard a distance of no more than two feet.

2.    Open terraces, patios, steps or similar features not over three feet in height, exclusive of railings, above grade, may project into any required yard, provided that projections into required front yards shall not exceed ten feet.

3.    Solar heating and cooling units, noncommercial solar greenhouses and associated apparatuses may be located in a rear or side yard, provided that such apparatus does not cover more than thirty (30) percent of rear yard and shall be no closer than five feet to any lot line.

4.    All solar apparatuses can only be installed with a building permit and must be inspected and approved before operating.

5.    Every part of a required yard shall be open to the sky and unobstructed. (Ord. 736 Art. VII § B, 1997)