Chapter 17.18


17.18.010    Purpose.

17.18.020    General plan consistency.

17.18.030    Density/intensity.

17.18.040    Site development standards.

17.18.050    Permitted uses.

17.18.060    Accessory uses.

17.18.070    Conditional uses.

17.18.080    Mobile home park standards.

17.18.010 Purpose.

This zone district is intended to provide areas for higher density apartment development and mobile home development. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.18.020 General plan consistency.

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

17.18.030 Density/intensity.

A. One to 20 housing units per gross acre.

B. Minimum Parcel Size.

1. Eight thousand square feet interior, 9,000 square feet corner lot.

a. Additional 2,000 square feet for each unit over four.

2. Townhouse: 4,000 square feet interior, 5,000 square feet corner lot.

C. Maximum lot coverage: 65 percent. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.18.040 Site development standards.

A. Setbacks.

1. Front.

a. Home: 20 feet.

b. Garage or parking area: 22 feet.

c. Accessory building: N/A.

2. Rear.

a. Home: 10 feet.

b. Garage or Parking Area.

i. Alley access: 10 feet.

ii. Other: 10 feet.

c. Accessory Building(s).

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

ii. Attached to main building(s): 10 feet.

3. Side, interior: Total of 10 feet with a minimum of four feet.

4. Side, exterior: Street side, 10 feet.

B. Building.

1. Height: 45 feet.

2. Height, accessory: 15 feet.

3. Distance between buildings: 10 feet.

C. Lot Dimensions (Minimum).

1. Width: 80 feet.

2. Width, cul-de-sac: 80 feet at setback.

3. Depth, standard: 100 feet.

4. Depth, cul-de-sac: 90 feet.

D. Parking.

1. Single-Family, Duplex, Triplex, Townhouse or Mobile Home Units.

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

b. Parking stalls must be parallel and not tandem.

c. 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.).

2. Multiple-Family. As shown in subsection (D)(1)(a) through (D)(1)(c) of this section plus one space for every two dwelling units over three units.

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

E. Signs. A single sign on each street frontage providing the name of the multifamily project, not exceeding 12 square feet in accordance with EMC 17.34.190. (Ord. 189 § L, 2003; Ord. 186, 2003)

17.18.050 Permitted uses.

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

A. Single-family dwellings.

B. Duplex or triplex units.

C. Group care home of clients pursuant to the California Health and Safety Code subject to review for overconcentration.

D. Small family day-care facilities.

E. Mobile home parks subject to provisions of EMC 17.18.080.

F. Small agricultural employee housing.

G. Supportive housing.

H. Transitional housing. (Ord. 216 § 3 (Att. A), 2015; Ord. 186, 2003)

17.18.060 Accessory uses.

The following uses are permitted in the M-H 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 provisions of EMC 17.34.060.

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

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

17.18.070 Conditional uses.

The following uses are permitted in the M-H zone district upon approval and validation of a conditional use permit, in addition to any other permits or licenses required for the use. Setbacks and development criteria may be amended during the conditional use permit.

A. Mobile home projects of more than four units.

B. Townhouses or single-family attached.

C. Multiple-family apartments.

D. Professional offices.

E. Large family day-care facilities.

F. Places of Assembly or Learning.

1. Churches, places of worship or spiritual assembly.

2. Grange halls, community centers, meeting halls.

3. Schools, public or private.

G. 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.

H. Second dwelling units pursuant to EMC 17.34.220.

I. Buildings and structures taller than specified in EMC 17.18.040(B).

J. Senior care facility.

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

17.18.080 Mobile home park standards.

All mobile home parks shall be subject to the following requirements, plus other requirements that may be made conditions of use permit approval:

A. Minimum lot area: Two acres.

B. Minimum recreation space: 100 square feet of outdoor or indoor recreation area (exclusive of required yards or vehicle parking areas). The minimum size for any single outdoor recreation area shall be 2,500 square feet.

C. Minimum setbacks around the perimeter of the parks:

1. Front (abutting any street): 20 feet landscaped.

2. Side and rear: 10 feet, suitably landscaped.

3. No mobile home space or dwelling unit shall be located in a front, side or rear yard required of the zoning district within which it may be located.

4. Not less than five feet of yard adjoining a property line of a mobile home park shall be landscaped and permanently maintained. The city council shall require additional landscaping and fences or walls where necessary to ensure privacy, protect adjoining property, insulate against wind, noise or glare, or screen unsightliness.

D. All areas not used for access, parking, circulation, recreation or services shall be completely and permanently landscaped, and the entire site shall be maintained in a neat, clean and sanitary condition.

E. Mobile home parks shall be located on or have direct access to a major street or highway, except that mobile home parks may have indirect access to a major street or highway from another street where access to such other street is provided not less than 300 feet from the intersection of such street and the major street or highway.

F. Each mobile home site shall have a minimum of 3,000 square feet of area for each mobile home space located on the site.

G. The minimum distance between mobile homes shall be 10 feet. The minimum distance between an accessory structure on one site and a mobile home on an adjacent site shall be 10 feet.

H. No accessory structure other than a carport, garden structure, storage building, sun or wind shelter shall be erected within a mobile home space for the use of the occupants of an individual mobile home.

I. Not less than four off-street parking spaces shall be provided for each three mobile home spaces. (Ord. 186, 2003)