18.04.070   STRUCTURAL HEIGHTS.
   .010   Maximum Height.  The maximum structural heights for single-family residential zones are shown in Table 4-F.
 
Table 4-F
MAXIMUM
STRUCTURAL HEIGHT:
SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONES
Zone
Maximum Structural Height
Residential Single-Family Hillside   
RH-1
25 feet/2 stories
RH-2
25 feet/2 stories
RH-3
25 feet/2 stories (certain areas subject to subsection .040 below)
Residential Single-Family
RS-1
35 feet/2-1/2 stories (Any non-residential land use permitted by a conditional use permit may exceed this height limitation, as determined by the approved conditional use permit, when the required front, side and rear setback are increased an additional 1 foot for each 4 feet in height such buildings exceed 35 feet)
RS-2
35 feet/2-1/2 stories
RS-3
30 feet/2 stories
RS-4
35 feet/2 stories; 35 feet/3 stories if the structure is located 55 feet or more from the property line of any detached single-family residential use or zone.
 
   .020   Other Standards.  The standards in this section apply in addition to the Structural Height Limitations and Structural Setback in Chapter 18.40 (General Development Standards).
   .030   Accessory Buildings.  Non-habitable and habitable accessory structures, including but not limited to, garages, garden and storage sheds, and accessory living quarters, shall not exceed a height of one (1) story or sixteen (16) feet, whichever is less. This provision shall not apply to structures that are located outside of all required setback areas and comply with the same provisions as the main dwelling. All accessory structures encroaching into required setback areas may be subject to additional height restrictions as outlined in Section 18.04.100 (Table 4-J — Permitted Encroachments for Accessory Uses/Structures: Single- Family Residential Zones). (Ord. 5944  1; September 28, 2004: Ord. 6137 § 1; April 14, 2009.)
   .040   Exceptions.
      .0401   Pursuant to the conditions of approval of Tract Nos. 8418 and 8647, a one (1) story height overlay zone is hereby established and imposed upon those certain lots abutting the area known as "Peralta Hills," and located on the north side of Valley Gate Drive, the east side of Sleepy Meadow Lane north of Forest Glen Road, and the north side of Forest Glen Road and Old Bucket Lane between Sleepy Meadow Lane and Nohl Ranch Road, and further described as Lot Nos. 65 through 79, inclusive, of Tract No. 8418, and Lot Nos. 24 through 46, inclusive, of Tract No. 8647.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, the maximum structural height on said lots shall not exceed one (1) story or twenty-five (25) feet, whichever is less, except as permitted pursuant to Chapter 18.18 (Scenic Corridor Overlay Zone). The term "One Story," as used in this subsection, shall mean a single habitable floor, and shall not permit any loft, mezzanine, balcony or similar habitable floor or area above such single habitable floor.
      .0402   The maximum height of any building in the area known as "Hidden Canyon," defined as the area south of Avenida de Santiago in the City of Anaheim, shall be thirty-five (35) feet, except as otherwise permitted in Section 18.40.030 (Structural Height Limitations) of Chapter 18.40 (General Development Standards).
      .0403   Lots within Tract Nos. 10996, 10997, 10998 and 13760 are subject to Resolution No. 80-1407 of the Board of Supervisors of Orange County, dated September 2, 1980.  This resolution indicates "Texaco-Anaheim Hills, Inc. has given verbal assurance that the viewshed from the floor of Weir Canyon will be protected from proposed residential development along the westerly rim of the canyon through private open space mitigations such as estate densities, restricted grading, landscaping edge treatments, and/or covenants, conditions and restrictions."  Any new construction within these tracts must receive County approval, indicating compliance with this agreement.  (Ord. 5920  1 (part); June 8, 2004:  Ord. 6101 § 2 (part); April 22, 2008: Ord. 6316 § 1; March 3, 2015:  Ord. 6382 § 27; October 18, 2016:  Ord. 6483 § 2; June 9, 2020.)