Chapter 18.28


18.28.010    Repealed.

18.28.020    Primary permitted uses.

18.28.030    Accessory uses.

18.28.040    Repealed.

18.28.050    Repealed.

18.28.060    Bulk requirements.

18.28.070    Church use permitted.

18.28.010 Established.

Repealed by Ord. 743. (Ord. 381 § 4, 1981; Ord. 90 § 2.05.010, 1958).

18.28.020 Primary permitted uses.

The primary permitted uses of the R-5 zone are:

(1) Court-type apartments or multiple dwelling units containing no more than four dwelling units;

(2) City municipal offices, including a police station and public works offices;

(3) Municipal parks; provided that:

(a) No outdoor public amusement devices for hire are permitted,

(b) Any outdoor lighting provided to illuminate any building or athletic or recreational fields shall be so arranged as to reflect the light away from any premises upon which a dwelling unit is located,

(c) Any building or structure with a service yard on the site shall be set back 50 feet from any property line and from any public street;

(4) Art galleries, museums and libraries when located in a municipal park;

(5) The establishment of the primary permitted uses set forth in subsections (2) and (3) of this section shall occur only by resolution of the city council following a public hearing on the use to be established. At least 10 days and not more than 14 days prior to the hearing, a public notice of the time, place and purpose of the hearing shall be made by posting such notice on and within 200 feet of the property on which the proposed use is to be made and by publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the city, and by postal notice to each owner of property within 300 feet of the subject property. (Ord. 557 § 1, 1992; Ord. 493 § 2, 1988; Ord. 420 § 1, 1983; Ord. 381 § 5, 1981; Ord. 90 § 2.05.011, 1958).

18.28.030 Accessory uses.

Garages, carports and parking areas, buildings erected for the storage of household goods and supplies and equipment for the maintenance of the premises and swimming pools are permitted but shall not be constructed within 10 feet of a side yard lot line, except where the side yard borders on a street, and then a maximum of 20 feet shall be required. All other bulk regulations shall be in accordance with NPMC 18.32.100. (Ord. 692 § 6, 2002; Ord. 420 § 2, 1983; Ord. 289 § 2, 1975; Ord. 99 § 2, 1959; Ord. 90 § 2.05.012, 1958).

18.28.040 Fences, walls and hedges.

Repealed by Ord. 752. (Ord. 367, 1981; Ord. 124 § 1, 1961; Ord. 90 § 2.05.013, 1958).

18.28.050 Signs.

Repealed by Ord. 743. (Ord. 435 § 2, 1984; Ord. 90 § 2.05.014, 1958).

18.28.060 Bulk requirements.

Bulk requirements for principal uses shall be as follows:

(1) The permitted uses in the R-5 zone shall be in compliance with the following: The minimum gross floor area of any single-family dwelling within the structure or structures containing more than one single-family dwelling, excluding breezeways, storage and utility areas shall be as follows:

(a) Not less than 600 square feet for a one-bedroom unit;

(b) Not less than 750 square feet for a two-bedroom unit;

(c) Not less than 900 square feet for a three-bedroom unit.

No part of any required yard, other than covered patios, shall be used for an accessory building for the storage of vehicles and not more than four dwelling units may be included under one connected or adjoining roof system;

(2) Lot Size. Lot size shall be in a ratio of not less than 5,000 square feet per single dwelling unit within multiple dwelling unit structures. (Ord. 743 § 14, 2004; Ord. 420 § 3, 1983; Ord. 109 § 1, 1960; Ord. 107 § 4, 1960; Ord. 90 §§ 2.05.015 – 2.05.021, 1958).

18.28.070 Church use permitted.

Churches shall be permitted upon compliance with the following conditions:

(1) One parking space for each four seats in the chapel or nave. A seat shall be deemed to be two lineal feet of bench;

(2) Shall be located at a distance not less than 45 feet from the nearest zoning lot not held in ownership by the organization or the nearest right-of-way line;

(3) Any point of the church structure shall be located at least three times its line of vertical projection from the nearest lot line;

(4) The gross floor area ratio of the church including accessory buildings and structures and any open area used to provide parking does not exceed .30. Nonhabitable portions of the church structure, such as spire, fleche, campanile or high nave, a dome and lantern, a clock tower or a chimney may exceed the building height limit of NPMC 18.28.060(3) to the extent allowed in NPMC 18.24.020(4);

(5) Nothing in this section shall be construed to permit dormitories or living accommodations within church buildings, on church sites, or on sites separate from property used primarily for church purposes. (Ord. 698 § 2, 2003; Ord. 438 § 2, 1984).