Chapter 18.14
R-1 DISTRICT*

Sections:

18.14.010    General intent.

18.14.020    Repealed.

18.14.030    Accessory structures.

18.14.040    Repealed.

18.14.050    Repealed.

18.14.060    Setback and bulk regulations.

18.14.070    Off-street automobile parking and loading requirements.

18.14.080    Repealed.

*Prior legislation: Ords. 515, 515B and 515C.

18.14.010 General intent.

This district is intended to protect single-family residential neighborhoods from incompatible land uses and create new compatible housing at a density of four to five units per net acre. (Ord. 1099 § 9, 2005; Ord. 740 § 4, 1997).

18.14.020 Uses permitted outright.

Repealed by Ord. 1416. (Ord. 1099 § 10, 2005; Ord. 746 § 2, 1997; Ord. 740 § 4, 1997).

18.14.030 Accessory structures.

The following accessory residential structures are permitted on a lot in this district:

A. Accessory Structures.

1. Swimming pool, if enclosed with a six-foot fence;

2. Awnings or canopies;

3. Walls or fences, provided the requirements of BLMC 18.22.020 are met;

4. Flagpoles;

5. Outside fireplaces;

6. Accessory greenhouses;

7. Accessory sheds and tool rooms, provided they are part of a residential use;

8. Private docks, mooring facilities and boathouses, provided the project complies with shoreline management regulations and the provisions of BLMC 18.22.070;

9. Garage or carport.

B. Repealed by Ord. 1416. (Ord. 1416 §§ 1, 3, 2011; Ord. 740 § 4, 1997).

18.14.040 Conditional uses.

Repealed by Ord. 1416. (Ord. 1099 § 11, 2005; Ord. 1002 § 2, 2003; Ord. 988 § 2, 2003; Ord. 740 § 4, 1997).

18.14.050 Land use tables.

Repealed by Ord. 1099. (Ord. 740 § 4, 1997).

18.14.060 Setback and bulk regulations.

The following bulk regulations shall apply to the uses permitted in this district, subject to the provisions for yard projections included in BLMC 18.22.080:

A. Required density at the conclusion of any short plat or subdivision: four to five dwelling units per net acre. For example, the subdivision of a parcel of three net acres must result in between 12 and 15 dwelling units.

B. Minimum lot width: 55 feet. See also subsection H of this section.

C. Minimum front setback: 20 feet for garages, 10 feet for residences. See also subsection H of this section. In areas where existing right-of-way is insufficient, additional setback shall be required as necessary.

D. Minimum side yard: five feet (not applicable to property lines where single-family residences are attached).

E. Minimum rear setback shall be as follows. See also subsection H of this section.

1. Residence: 20 feet.

2. A separate garage or accessory building: within 10 feet.

3. A boathouse, if approved, may be constructed with no rear yard setback.

F. Maximum height: 35 feet above grade.

G. Maximum lot coverage by impervious surfaces: 60 percent. See also subsection H of this section.

H. In the case of new subdivisions that cluster residences and preserve open space, concurrent with subdivision approval, the city may reduce the requirements in subsections B, C, E and G of this section by up to 50 percent if indicated by application of the conditional use permit criteria (see BLMC 18.52.020(C)). (Amended during 10/14 supplement; Ord. 1492 § 9, 2014; Ord. 1302 § 2, 2009; Ord. 1230 § 11, 2007; Ord. 1099 §§ 12, 17, 2005; Ord. 740 § 4, 1997).

18.14.070 Off-street automobile parking and loading requirements.

For off-street automobile parking and loading requirements, see Residential Development Standards, BLMC 18.22.100. (Ord. 740 § 4, 1997).

18.14.080 Planned unit development.

Repealed by Ord. 1131. (Ord. 740 § 4, 1997).