Chapter 17.220
LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS (LDR-6, LDR-8.5) AND OVERLAY ZONE LDR-6

Sections:

17.220.010    Purpose.

17.220.020    Land uses.

17.220.030    Development standards and criteria.

17.220.010 Purpose.

The LDR district designation has been established to be consistent with the Coos Bay Comprehensive Plan Land Use Plan 2000 and identify appropriate land uses and standards for single family neighborhood land uses. [Ord. 518 § 8 (Exh. 1), 2019; Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016].

17.220.020 Land uses.

P = Permitted use; C = Conditional use; X = Prohibited. Property uses noted in Table 17.220.020.

Type 1 – No noticing requirements.

Type 2 – Noticing requirements 150 feet from property.

Type 3 – Noticing requirements 300 feet from the property.

Property uses are noted in Table 17.220.020.

Table 17.220.020 

Use

LDR-6

LDR-6 Overlay

LDR-8.5

Residential Uses

Single-family detached dwelling units, including certified factory-built homes and manufactured homes which are subject to special siting standards as specified in Chapter 17.230 CBDC

P/Type 1

Duplexes

P/Type 1

Accessory living units (subject to the requirements of Chapter 17.312 CBDC)

P/Type 2

Group care facilities (more than five)

C/Type 3

Foster care homes (five or fewer)

P/Type 1

Planned unit development

C/Type 3

Zero lot line development

C

P

X

Accessory Buildings and Uses

Private garages and carports

P/Type 1

Accessory use or building on a separate lot or parcel, with compliance with Chapter 17.314 CBDC

P/Type 1

Greenhouses, gardens, and orchards for private, noncommercial propagation and culture of plants, fruits, and vegetables

P/Type 1

Swimming pools and other recreational facilities for the private use of the occupants. Swimming pools other than children’s temporary wading pools shall not be located in front yards, and shall be set back at least three feet from all property lines.

P/Type 1

Covered patio, freestanding or attached

P/Type 1

Solar energy systems and structures solely designed to support solar energy systems

P/Type 1

Nonresidential Uses

Art galleries and museums

C/Type 3

Vacation rental or bed and breakfast

P, Type 2 if less than 4,000 s.f.
C/Type 3 if greater than 4,000 s.f.

Bus shelters

P/Type 2

Child care facility (13 or less children)

P/Type 1

Child care facility (14 or more children)

C/SPR/Type 3 if greater than 4,000 s.f. and/or 20 or more parking spaces

Religious assembly – small (less than 16)

P

Religious assembly – large (over 16)

C/SPR/Type 3

Community recreation 4,000 s.f. or greater and/or 20 or more parking spaces

C/SPR/Type 3

Lodge, club, fraternal or civic assembly 4,000 s.f. or greater and/or more than 20 parking spaces

C/SPR/Type 3

X

Lodge, club, fraternal or civic assembly less than 4,000 s.f. and 20 parking spaces

C/Type 3

X

Home occupations

P/Type 1

Occupied recreational vehicles

X

Public utilities 4,000 s.f. or greater and/or 20 or more parking spaces

C/SPR/Type 3

Public utilities less than 4,000 s.f. and/or 20 parking spaces

C/Type 3

Public schools/educational service 4,000 s.f. or greater and/or 20 or more parking spaces

C/SPR/Type 3

Public schools/educational service less than 4,000 s.f. and/or 20 parking spaces

C/Type 3

Public buildings and uses not otherwise listed as permitted in CBDC

C/SPR/Type 3

Telecommunications facilities

C/SPR/Type 3

All manufacturing and commercial uses or services, except permitted home occupations and day/adult care facilities

X

[Ord. 532 § 2 (Att. B), 2020; Ord. 518 § 8 (Exh. 1), 2019; Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 480 § 3, 2016; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016. Formerly 17.220.030].

17.220.030 Development standards and criteria.

Development standards in the LDR districts are noted in Table 17.220.030.

Table 17.220.030 

 

LDR-6

LDR-6 overlay zone

LDR-8.5

Maximum dwelling units per acre (gross area of the site minus required right-of-way)

9

16

6

Minimum lot size

5,000 s.f.

3,500 s.f.

6,000 s.f.

Maximum lot size

7,500 s.f.

NA

15,000 s.f.

Minimum lot width

40'

40'

40'

Minimum lot depth

80'

80'

90'

Lots for drainage facilities, parks, open space, wetlands and buffers, utilities

No minimum or maximum.

Building height

35' from lowest finished grade to highest point on the roof ridge.

Lot coverage

65%

Landscaping

20% of net lot area.

Front yard setback to enclosed or semi-enclosed living area (including porches)

10' from property line.

Garage or carport setback

20' from property line. The setback may be reduced to 10' from a street or 5' from an alley if the entrance to the garage or carport is perpendicular to the street frontage and all of the required parking can be accommodated on private property.

Minimum side yard – interior lot

5'

As per the International Building Code

5'

Minimum rear yard

10% lot depth

10% lot depth

Minimum side yard – street side corner lot

20% of lot width but no less than 7' nor more than 20'.

Setback to Coos Bay Estuary

As specified in the Coos Bay Estuary plan.

Setbacks for accessory buildings no greater than 120 s.f. or 8' in height at its highest point above site grade

Rear or side yards – as per the International Building Code.
Front yard – building may be no closer than 20' from the front property line nor cause visual obstruction at driveways or intersections.

Parking

See Chapter 17.330 CBDC.

[Ord. 518 § 8 (Exh. 1), 2019].