TABLE 02-A: SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS TABLE 02-A: SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS
 

TABLE 02-A: SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

For exceptions and explanatory descriptions of these standards and for other development standards that apply to single-family residential areas, see Articles VI and VII of this title. The number which follows an "RS-" designation indicates the maximum number of lots per acre permitted in the zone; the "RS-A" number indicates the minimum number of acres per lot permitted.

DISTRICT

LOT

DIMENSIONS1

MINIMUM SETBACKS3,6

FOR CITY CREATED LOTS

MINIMUM SETBACKS2,3,6

FOR LOTS CREATED PRIOR TO INCORPORATION / ANNEXATION

MAXIMUM

LOT COVERAGE

MAXIMUM HEIGHT3,4,7

PARKING

REQUIREMENT5

AREA

WIDTH

DEPTH

FRONT

INTERIOR

SIDE

STREET SIDE

REAR

FRONT

INTERIOR

SIDE

STREET SIDE

REAR

less than 5,000 s.f. of habitable space = 2 enclosed garage spaces

5,000 s.f. or more of habitable space = 3 enclosed garage spaces

       

TTL BOTH SIDES

ONE

SIDE

       

RS-A5

5 acres

200

300

20

30

10

20

20

20

5

10

15

6%

16

RS-1

1 acre

100

150

20

25

10

20

20

20

5

10

15

25%

16

RS-2

20,000 sf

90

120

20

20

10

20

20

20

5

10

15

40%

16

RS-3

13,000 sf

80

110

20

20

10

20

15

20

5

10

15

45%

16

RS-4

10,000 sf

75

100

20

20

10

20

15

20

5

10

15

50%

16

RS-5

8,000 sf

65

100

20

20

10

20

15

20

5

10

15

52%

16

 

  1. For an existing lot which does not meet these standards, see Chapter 17.84 (Nonconformities).
  2. Lots of record, existing as of November 25, 1975 (adoption of this code), or within Eastview and existing as of January 5, 1983 (annexation), shall use these development standards for minimum setbacks.
  3. For description, clarification and exceptions, see Chapter 17.48 (Lots, Setbacks, Open Space Area and Building Height).
  4. For a description of height measurement methods and the height variation process, see Section 17.02.040 of this chapter. A height variation application shall be referred directly to the planning commission for consideration, if any of the following is proposed:

A. Any portion of a structure which exceeds sixteen (16) feet in height extends closer than twenty-five (25) feet from the front or street-side property line.

B. The area of the structure which exceeds sixteen (16) feet in height (second story footprint) exceeds seventy-five percent (75%) of the existing first story footprint area (residence and garage); and

  1. Sixty percent (60%) or more of an existing garage footprint is covered by a structure which exceeds sixteen (16) feet in height (a second story).

D. The portion of a structure that exceeds sixteen feet in height is being developed as part of a new single-family residence; or

E. Based on an initial site visit, the director determines that any portion of a structure which is proposed to exceed sixteen (16) feet in height may significantly impair a view as defined in this chapter.

  1. For parking development standards, see Section 17.02.030(B) of this chapter.
  2. A garage with direct access driveway from the street of access shall not be less than twenty feet from the front or street-side property line, which ever is the street of access.
  3. Exterior stairs to an upper story are prohibited, unless leading to and/or connected to a common hallway, deck or entry rather than a specific room.