Chapter 16.22
R-4 HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Sections:

16.22.010    Purpose.

16.22.020    Permitted uses.

16.22.030    Conditional uses.

16.22.040    Development regulations.

16.22.010 Purpose.

The purpose of the R-4 district is to provide housing opportunities adjacent to and having good access to public transit and major transportation corridors in the city and to carry out the goals and policies of the general plan. Developments in the R-4 district must be compatible with the surrounding land uses and properly integrated into the area. (Ord. 841 § 1 (part), 1992).

16.22.020 Permitted Uses.

The following uses are permitted in the R-4 district:

(1)    Single-family dwellings;

(2)    Duplexes;

(3)    Accessory buildings;

(4)    Accessory structures. (Ord. 1006 § 13, 2014: Ord. 841 § 1 (part), 1992).

16.22.030 Conditional uses.

Conditional uses allowed in the R-4 district, subject to obtaining a use permit or, in the case of home occupations, a home occupation permit, are as follows:

(1)    Three (3) or more dwelling units;

(2)    Public utilities in accordance with Chapter 16.76;

(3)    Private schools and churches in accordance with Chapter 16.78;

(4)    Child day care centers in accordance with Chapter 16.78;

(5)    Home occupations in accordance with Section 16.04.340;

(6)    Foster homes;

(7)    Boardinghouses;

(8)    Convalescent homes;

(9)    Senior day care facilities. (Ord. 850 § 3 (part), 1993; Ord. 841 § 1 (part), 1992).

16.22.040 Development regulations.

The city must make findings that any conditional use shall be consistent with the purpose as set forth in Section 16.22.010. Development regulations are as follows in the R-4 district:

(1)    Minimum lot area. Twenty thousand (20,000) square feet; Maximum lot area—One (1) acre;

(2)    Minimum lot dimensions—One hundred feet (100') width and one hundred feet (100') depth;

(3)    Setbacks—Twenty feet (20') front; fifteen feet (15') rear; ten feet (10') side except the street side of a corner lot, which shall be at least fifteen feet (15');

(4)    Land cover by all structures shall not exceed forty percent (40%);

(5)    Height of structures shall not exceed forty (40'), including roof mounted equipment and roof screens;

(6)    Driveways and paved open parking areas shall not exceed thirty-five percent (35%) of lot area;

(7)    Landscaping, courtyards, open patios and other open spaces, not including driveways and open parking areas, shall occupy not less than thirty percent (30%) of lot area;

(8)    Floor Area Ratio—The total gross floor area of all the buildings shall not exceed one hundred percent (100%) of the total lot area;

(9)    Density—Maximum number of forty (40) dwelling units per net acre density; density bonus for below market rate units may be allowed above the forty (40) dwelling units per net acre density. (Ord. 841 § 1 (part), 1992).