Chapter 17.17
SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, ROADS END (R-1-RE) ZONE

Sections:

17.17.010    Purpose.

17.17.020    Permitted uses.

17.17.030    Accessory uses.

17.17.040    Conditional uses.

17.17.050    Restrictions.

17.17.060    Maximum building height.

17.17.070    Lot requirements.

17.17.080    Signs.

17.17.090    Off-street parking and loading.

17.17.100    Other required conditions.

17.17.010 Purpose.

To retain and maintain the historic and traditional nature of the Roads End neighborhood, to promote and encourage a suitable environment for family living and to protect and stabilize the residential characteristics of the area. The R-1-RE zone is intended to provide primarily for single-family dwellings. Nonconforming uses are permitted to continue in accordance with Chapter 17.64 LCMC. (Ord. 2017-17 § 1)

17.17.020 Permitted uses.

The following uses are permitted:

A. Residential.

1. Single-family dwellings;

2. Manufactured homes built to meet the standards in LCMC 17.52.250;

3. Duplexes on corner lots when each unit fronts on a separate street; duplex lots must be a minimum 8,000 square feet and VRDs are prohibited;

4. A recreational vehicle used during construction of a permitted use for which a building permit has been issued, but not exceeding one year;

5. Residential homes as defined in Chapter 17.08 LCMC.

B. Commercial.

1. Vacation rental dwellings, subject to the provisions of LCMC 17.80.050 and Chapter 5.14 LCMC.

C. Essential emergency communications, early warning and associated emergency facilities. (Ord. 2019-24 § 4; Ord. 2017-17 § 1)

17.17.030 Accessory uses.

The following accessory uses are permitted:

A. Guest houses with no cooking facilities, not rented separately from the principal dwelling or otherwise used as a business, excepting home occupations;

B. Vacation rental dwellings not rented for more than 30 nights in any calendar year, subject to the provisions of LCMC 17.80.050 and Chapter 5.14 LCMC;

C. Home occupations, subject to the provisions of LCMC 17.52.010(E);

D. Gardens and animals, subject to the provisions of LCMC 17.80.080;

E. Accessory dwelling units in association with single-family dwellings, subject to the provisions of LCMC 17.80.110;

F. Other accessory uses and accessory buildings and structures customarily appurtenant to a permitted use. (Ord. 2017-17 § 1)

17.17.040 Conditional uses.

The following conditional uses may be permitted subject to a receipt of a conditional use permit, and subject to the provisions of Chapter 17.60 LCMC:

A. Utility substations, but not wireless communications facilities;

B. Government buildings;

C. Public and private pocket parks as defined in the city’s parks and recreation system plan, and playgrounds for neighborhood use;

D. Places of worship, and accessory uses set forth in LCMC 17.80.160(A). (Ord. 2019-24 § 5; Ord. 2019-21 § 2; Ord. 2017-17 § 1)

17.17.050 Restrictions.

A. No development shall occur unless all city services are available, except as provided in LCMC 17.52.120(A);

B. Lighting shall be as required by LCMC 17.52.150;

C. Fencing may not exceed three and one-half feet in height in a required front yard or required street side yard, or more than six feet in any other yard;

D. Planned unit developments that include housing incompatible with single-family R-1 zone are prohibited. (Ord. 2017-17 § 1)

17.17.060 Maximum building height.

The maximum building height shall be 30 feet except as provided in LCMC 17.52.190 and 17.52.200. (Ord. 2017-17 § 1)

17.17.070 Lot requirements.

Lot requirements shall be as follows:

A. The minimum lot area shall be 5,000 square feet and 8,000 square feet for a duplex.

B. The minimum lot width shall be 50 feet.

C. The minimum lot depth shall be 70 feet.

D. The minimum front yard shall be 20 feet. Except that the minimum setbacks from Logan Road need not exceed the average setback of buildings on all lots within 100 feet of the lot on which the proposed building is to be located and that abut Logan Road.

E. The minimum interior side yard shall be seven and one-half feet for single-story buildings and 10 feet for buildings with more than one story.

F. The minimum street side yard shall be 20 feet, except that it may be one foot less for each two feet of front yard setback over the minimum, but not to less than 10 feet.

G. On corner lots, the clear-vision area requirement of LCMC 17.52.060 and 17.52.070 shall apply.

H. The minimum rear yard shall be seven and one-half feet for single-story buildings and 10 feet for buildings with more than one story. In no case shall the distance between residential structures on the same lot or on adjacent lots be less than 10 feet.

I. The maximum building coverage shall be 35 percent. (Ord. 2017-17 § 1)

17.17.080 Signs.

The regulations of Chapter 17.72 LCMC apply to the permitting, use, and characteristics of signs. (Ord. 2017-17 § 1)

17.17.090 Off-street parking and loading.

The regulations of Chapter 17.56 LCMC apply to off-street parking and loading. Driveways shall not have an impervious width of more than 20 feet. Driveways may be gravel. (Ord. 2017-17 § 1)

17.17.100 Other required conditions.

All single-family dwellings (site-built, modular and manufactured homes) to be constructed or located in residential zones shall use at least two of the following design features on the front of the dwelling:

A. Dormers;

B. Gables;

C. Recessed entries;

D. Covered porch entries;

E. Cupolas;

F. Pillars or posts;

G. Bay or bow windows;

H. Eaves (minimum six-inch projection);

I. Offsets on building face or roof (minimum 16 inches). (Ord. 2017-17 § 1)