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Residential Zoning Requirements

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 Residential Single-Family (RS)3

Units Lot Size Frontage

Setbacks

Coverage Height
Front Side Rear
1 5,000 s.f. 50'
(50' w/cul-de-sac)
20'
(both streets on corner lot)
5' 15' 35% bldg. footprint
30% impervious surface1
35' to peak
2* 10,000 s.f.
50'
(50' w/cul-de-sac)
20'
(both sreets on corner lot)
5' 15' 35% bldg. footprint
30% impervious surface1
35' to peak
*Attached housing subject to additional design standards

Residential Multi-Family (RM)3

Units Lot Size Frontage

Setbacks

Coverage Height
Front Side Rear
1
5,000 s.f.
37.5'
(30' w/cul-de-sac)
15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5' 15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
2 6,775 s.f. 50' 15'
(both streets on corner lot) 
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
3 8.550 s.f. 62.5' 15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
4* 10,325 s.f. 75' 15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
5* 12,100 s.f. 87.5 15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
6* 13,875 s.f. 100' 15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
7* 15,650 s.f. 112.5' 15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
8** 17,425 s.f. 125' 15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
9** 19,200 s.f. 130' 15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
10** 20,975 s.f. 130' 15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak
11+**

+ 1,000 s.f. per each add. unit

130' 15'
(both streets on corner lot)
5'
15'
40% bldg. footprint
40% impervious surface1
40' to peak

* Requires Site Plan Review

** Requires Conditional Use Permit

Additional Requirements for RS/RM Zones

Street-Facing Garages/Parking (PDF)
25 ft. (Garage wall to be recessed from and be no more than 50% of primary façade width / may be flush if 25% of the façade width includes a 7 ft. deep or greater unenclosed front deck)
Riparian/Shoreline 40 ft. from artificial highwater mark (may be reduced to 25 ft. if setback area revegetated with primarily native vegetation)
Main Entrances (PDF)
At least one main entrance for each structure must either face the street; be at an angle of up to 45 degrees from the street; or open onto a porch. The porch must be a covered unenclosed porch with a minimum of 25 square feet in area.
Street-Facing Facades (PDF)
At least 15 percent of the square footage area of each façade that faces a street lot line must be windows or main entrance doors.Windows used to meet this standard must allow views from the building to the street.Glass block does not meet this standard.Windows in garage doors do not count toward meeting this standard, but windows in garage walls do count toward meeting this standard.To count toward meeting this standard, a door must be at the main entrance and facing a street lot line.

Rural Residential RR1

Units Lot Size Frontage

Setbacks

Coverage Height
Front Side Rear
1 1/2 acre
N/A 25' 15' 15' 35% 35' or
2 1/2 stories1

Rural Residential RR2

Units Lot Size Frontage

Setbacks

Coverage Height
Front Side Rear
1 2 acres
N/A 25' 25' 25' 25% 35' or
2 1/2 stories1

Mixed Use Residential (MUR)

Development standards of residential zones apply for single-family and multi-family development

Units Lot Size Frontage

Setbacks

Coverage Height
Front Side Rear
For mixed use, 1000 sq. ft. of lot area per dwelling unit
5,000 s.f.
50' 10' maximum
20' maximum if providing a civic space
0'
(5' if the property abuts a residential zone)
0'
(15' if the property abuts a residential zone)
70% 40'

Accessory Dwelling Units

Units max size

Setbacks

Coverage Height
Front Side Rear

1 per parcel in Residential Zones

(only on lots w/ Single Family Homes)

650 square feet

or

90% of living area of primary dwelling unit, whichever is less

50'

10'

(5' when above a garage)

10'

(up to 1' when above a garage)

35% for RS / 40% for RM
35' for RS / 40' for RM