Chapter 17.44


17.44.010    Permitted uses.

17.44.020    Building location.

17.44.030    Height regulations.

17.44.040    Area regulations.

17.44.050    Additional regulations.

17.44.010 Permitted uses.

A.    Any use permitted in the residence R-2 district;

B.    Two-family or multiple-family dwellings;

C.    State licensed occupations as follows, subject to the regulations herein before established in the residence R-1 district for home occupations and professional offices:

1.    Real estate salesman,

2.    Cosmetologist,

3.    Barber;

D.    No permit shall be issued for a multifamily dwelling, accessory building or accessory use until the location, and plan and method of operation and architectural appearance has been submitted to and approved by the plan commission. Architectural appearance shall be approved only upon a finding by the plan commission that it shall not cause a substantial depreciation of property values in the neighborhood. (Amended during 1/21/16 update; Ord. 1666 § 1 (part), 1998; prior code § 17.33(1))

17.44.020 Building location.

A.    Setback: fifty (50) feet minimum; one hundred (100) feet minimum between buildings across private streets or drives.

B.    Offset: twenty (20) feet minimum; forty (40) feet minimum between buildings. (Prior code § 17.33(2))

17.44.030 Height regulations.

A.    Principal building: thirty-five (35) feet maximum.

B.    Accessory building: fifteen (15) feet maximum. (Prior code § 17.33(3))

17.44.040 Area regulations.

A.    Floor Area.

1.    Minimum required: see Chapter 17.116.

2.    Maximum FAR permitted: twenty (20) percent on lots greater than one acre in area, twenty-five (25) percent on lots one acre or less in area.

B.    Lot Size.

1.    Minimum area: twenty thousand (20,000) square feet.

2.    Minimum average width: one hundred twenty (120) feet for one family; one hundred eighty (180) feet for two or more families.

C.    Open space: fifteen thousand (15,000) square feet minimum per family.

D.    Maximum lot coverage: twenty (20) percent all principal buildings; five percent all accessory buildings.

E.    For conditional uses, minimum landscape surface ratio required: fifty (50) percent.

F.    For conditional uses, pavement offset required: twenty-five (25) feet; pavement setback required: twenty-five (25) feet. (Ord. 2606-20 § 8, 2020; prior code § 17.33(4))

17.44.050 Additional regulations.

A.    All proposals for residential structures must be referred to the water and sewer board.

B.    Setbacks shall be green areas, occupied only by necessary driveways and sidewalks, and not by any parking or loading areas or facilities. If two or more buildings are on a common driveway, they must be set fifty (50) feet off the centerline of the driveway.

C.    One parking space shall be provided for each bedroom per unit. One of the spaces required per unit shall be in an enclosed garage.

D.    In addition, one-half parking space per unit shall be provided for visitor and service parking.

E.    The spaces required in subsections (C), (D) and (G) of this section shall be in addition to driveways provided for ingress and egress; such driveways shall not be used for parking.

F.    All driveways and parking spaces shall be paved with concrete or a two-inch minimum thickness bituminous asphalt on an adequate granular base.

G.    If a developer permits the storage of recreational vehicles, he must provide a separate adequate area, properly screened.

H.    Multiple-family units or projects in existence on the date of the passage of this section shall not be approved for expansion in this or any other multiple-family classification unless they meet the requirements of this section. (Ord. 2024-05 § 5 (part), 2005; prior code § 17.33(5))