Chapter 17.12


17.12.010    Purpose.

17.12.020    General plan consistency.

17.12.030    Density/intensity.

17.12.040    Site development standards.

17.12.050    Permitted uses.

17.12.060    Accessory uses.

17.12.070    Conditional uses.

17.12.010 Purpose.

This zone district is intended to provide areas for conventional single-family homes. The assigned density is consistent with larger than typical residential with 12,000-square-foot lot minimums. Nothing in the zone district prohibits larger lot sizes. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.12.020 General plan consistency.

This zone district is consistent with the general residential land use designation. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.12.030 Density/intensity.

A. One to three housing units per gross acre.

B. Minimum parcel size: 12,000 square feet.

C. One family unit per each parcel.

D. Maximum lot coverage – Residential uses: 35 percent.

E. Maximum lot coverage – Nonresidential uses: 50 percent. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.12.040 Site development standards.

A. Setbacks.

1. Front.

a. Home: 20 feet.

b. Garage or parking area: 20 feet.

c. Accessory building: Not permitted in front.

2. Rear.

a. Home: 15 feet.

b. Garage or Parking Area.

i. Alley access: 10 feet.

ii. Other: 15 feet.

c. Accessory Building(s).

i. Not attached to main building(s): Five feet.

ii. Attached to main building(s): 15 feet.

3. Side, interior: 10 feet.

4. Side, exterior: 15 feet.

B. Building.

1. Height: 35 feet.

2. Height: Accessory, 20 feet.

3. Distance between buildings: 10 feet.

C. Lot Dimensions (Minimum).

1. Width.

a. Interior: 70 feet.

b. Exterior: 80 feet.

2. Width, cul-de-sac: 70 feet at setback line.

3. Depth, standard: 100 feet.

4. Depth, cul-de-sac: 90 feet.

D. Parking.

1. Two parking spaces outside of any required setback. One parking space must be covered.

2. Parking stalls must be parallel and not tandem.

3. The parking areas and the driveway between the public street and the parking area must be covered in an all-weather surface (concrete, asphalt, bricks, etc.).

4. Each required parking space shall have a minimum dimension of nine feet by 19 feet.

E. Signs. A single sign not advertising any business, not exceeding two square feet in area in accordance with EMC 17.34.190.

F. Eave Overhang. All single-family dwellings including manufactured homes shall have a minimum eave overhang of at least 16 inches. If the council finds a lesser overhang is the standard in the neighborhood, a minimum eave overhang consistent with the neighborhood standard shall be permitted. (Ord. 189 § F, 2003; Ord. 186, 2003)

17.12.050 Permitted uses.

The following uses are permitted in the R-1-12 zone district subject to issuance of a building permit, business license or other required permit(s):

A. Single-family dwellings.

B. Small group care home of clients pursuant to the California Health and Safety Code subject to review for overconcentration.

C. Small family day-care facilities.

D. Parks, picnic areas and playgrounds associated with approved development.

E. Second dwelling units pursuant to EMC 17.34.220.

F. Reserved.

G. Supportive housing.

H. Transitional housing.

I. Small agricultural employee housing. (Ord. 216 § 3 (Att. A), 2015; Ord. 186, 2003)

17.12.060 Accessory uses.

The following uses are permitted in the R-1-12 zone district as an accessory to the primary permitted or conditionally permitted use:

A. Garage or carport.

B. Swimming pool.

C. Fences, walls consistent with the provisions of EMC 17.34.060.

D. Home occupation consistent with the provisions of EMC 17.34.030.

E. Usual and customary structures associated with a residence. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.12.070 Conditional uses.

The following uses are permitted in the R-1-12 zone district upon approval and validation of a conditional use permit, in addition to any other permits or licenses required for the use.

A. Large family day-care facilities.

B. Places of Assembly or Learning.

1. Churches or other places of worship or spiritual assembly.

2. Grange halls, community centers, meeting halls.

3. Schools, public or private.

C. Public and Quasi-Public Facilities.

1. Electrical substations.

2. Fire, police or sheriff substation.

3. Parks, picnic areas and playgrounds not associated with approved development.

4. Water and wastewater treatment facilities.

D. Buildings and structures taller than specified in EMC 17.12.040(B).

E. Crop and tree farming.

F. Small acreage farming, except commercial kennels, dairies, rabbit, fox, goat, or horse farms, commercial chicken ranches, riding stables, rodeos, or commercial horse rentals.

G. Transient residential uses such as motels, hotels, bed and breakfasts, etc.

H. Large group care home of clients pursuant to the California Health and Safety Code subject to review for overconcentration.

I. Large agricultural employee housing.

J. Other uses similar to those listed in this section. (Ord. 216 § 3 (Att. A), 2015; Ord. 189 § G, 2003; Ord. 186, 2003)