18.06.030   USES.
   .010   Primary Uses. Table 6-A (Primary Uses:  Multiple-Family Residential Zones) identifies allowable primary uses, listed by classes of uses, as defined in Sections 18.36.030 and 18.36.040 of Chapter 18.36 (Types of Uses).
   .020   Accessory Uses. Table 6-B (Accessory Uses And Structures:  Multiple-Family Residential Zones) identifies allowable accessory uses and structures, listed by classes of uses, as defined in Section 18.36.050 of Chapter 18.36 (Types of Uses).
   .030   Temporary Uses. Table 6-C (Temporary Uses And Structures:  Multiple-Family Residential Zones) identifies allowable temporary uses and structures, listed by classes of uses, as defined in Section 18.36.060 of Chapter 18.36 (Types of Uses).
   .040   The allowable uses in Tables 6-A, 6-B and 6-C for each zone are established by letter designations as follows:
      .0401   "P" designates classes of uses permitted by right;
      .0402   "C" designates classes of uses permitted with a conditional use permit;
      .0403   "M" designates classes of uses permitted with a minor conditional use permit;
      .0404   "T" designates classes of uses permitted with a telecommunications antenna review permit; and
      .0405   "N" designates classes of uses that are prohibited.
   .050   Interpreting Classes of Uses.  The provisions for interpreting the classes of uses in Tables 6-A, 6-B and 6-C are set forth in Section 18.36.020 (Classification of Uses) of Chapter 18.36 (Types of Uses).
   .060   Unlisted Uses.  Any class of use that is not listed in Tables 6-A, 6-B or 6-C is not permitted.
   .070   Sites Formerly Used for Service Stations.  In addition to the provisions of Table 6-A, any use of a building or service station canopy that was formerly used as an automobile service station shall require a conditional use permit.
   .080   Development in the "RM-1" Zone.  All development in the "RM-1" Zone is subject to the provisions of Section 18.06.160 of this chapter.
   .090   Conversion of Existing Multiple-Family Structures.  Any person, firm, partnership, corporation or other entity proposing to convert existing multiple-family dwellings (including apartments), attached single-family dwellings, or like structures to a condominium or other common interest development, as defined in Section 1351 of the California Civil Code, shall first apply for and obtain the Planning Commission's approval of a conditional use permit pursuant to Chapter 18.60 (Procedures) and Chapter 18.66 (Conditional Use Permits) and, where applicable, a tentative map pursuant to the provisions of this subsection, Chapter 18.60  and Chapter 17.08 (Subdivisions) of Title 17 (Land Development and Resources).
      .0901   Conditional Use Permit.  Before the Planning Commission approves a conditional use permit to convert existing multiple-family dwellings, as described above, to a condominium or other common interest development, it shall make the following findings:
         .01   That the project complies with the General Plan, including the land use element;
         .02   That the existing structures and other improvements conform to the site development standards for the underlying zone or any applicable specific plan;
         .03   That the existing structures and other improvements are in compliance with the Uniform Building Code and other applicable codes as adopted by the City of Anaheim;
         .04   That the vehicular and pedestrian access are adequate;
         .05   That the size and shape of the site proposed for the use are adequate to allow full development of the proposal in a manner not detrimental to the particular area;
         .06   That the traffic generated by the proposed use will not impose an undue burden upon the streets and highways designed and improved to carry the traffic in the area; and
         .07   That granting the conditional use permit under the conditions imposed, if any, will not be detrimental to the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the City of Anaheim.
      .0902   Tentative Map.  A tentative tract or parcel map, where appropriate, showing the extent of the proposed subdivision including the total number of condominiums, the total number of lots (including any airspace or three-dimensional portions), the public and private streets, private and common areas, and all buildings and structures thereon, shall be submitted to the City for its review and approval;  and that a final tract map (or parcel map, where appropriate) of the subdivision shall be submitted for approval to the City Council, and recorded in the Office of the Orange County Recorder;
      .0903   Maintenance Covenant.  If the ownership of part or all of the existing multiple-family dwellings, as described above, proposed to be converted to a condominium or other common interest development, is proposed to be subdivided into any form of joint group/individual ownership (i.e., exclusive right of occupancy or interest in any portion of the development coupled with an undivided interest in any portion of the development, including airspace or three-dimensional subdivisions), the corporation or limited partnership shall have the responsibility to maintain the buildings and use of the property for residential development.  All mutually available features such as recreational areas, community buildings and landscaping, as well as the general appearance of the premises and buildings, shall be adequately and professionally maintained.
   .100   Special Provisions.  Additional requirements related to a use are referenced in the "Special Provisions" column of Tables 6-A, 6-B and 6-C.  Such provisions may include references to other applicable code sections or limitations to the specified land use.
   .110   Overlay Zones.  Any property that is located within an overlay zone may be subject to additional requirements as specified in the overlay zone.
 
   Table 6-A
   PRIMARY USES:  MULTIPLE-FAMILY
   RESIDENTIAL ZONES
P=Permitted by Right
C=Conditional Use Permit Required
N=Prohibited
T=Telecommunications Antenna Review Permit        Required
RM-1
RM-2
RM-3
RM-3.5
RM-4
Special Provisions
Residential Classes of Uses
Alcoholism or Drug Abuse Recovery or Treatment Facilities (Small)
P
P
P
P
P
 
Community Care Facilities–Licensed (Small)
P
P
P
P
P
 
Community Care Facilities–Unlicensed (Small)
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to §§ 18.16.058 and 18.38.123
Dwellings–Multiple Family
C
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.38.100; affordable housing may be developed pursuant to Chapter 18.50
Dwellings–Single-Family Attached
C
P
C
C
C
Dwellings requiring a conditional use permit are subject to § 18.06.160
Dwellings–Single-Family Detached
C
P
P
P
P
(a) Allowed only when combined with single-family attached dwellings within the same project; in the RM-1 Zone, attached housing must be oriented toward any major or primary arterial or (b) one single-family detached dwelling allowed on one legal lot in existence on the effective date of Ord. 5920, using the RS-2 and RS-3 Zone based on lot size
Mobile Home Parks
N
C
C
C
C
 
Senior Citizen Housing
C
C
C
C
C
Subject to Chapter 18.50
Senior Living Facilities (Small)
P
P
P
P
P
 
Sober Living Homes (Small)
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to §§ 18.16.058 and 18.38.123
Supportive Housing
C
P
P
P
P
 
Transitional Housing
C
P
P
P
P
 
Note on Table 6-A - Residential Classes of Uses:
New Residential Development. All new residential development within 600 feet of any railroad, freeway, expressway, major arterial or primary arterial, as designated by the Circulation Element of the General Plan, is subject to the provisions of § 18.40.090.
Non-Residential Classes of Uses
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alcoholism or Drug Abuse Recovery or Treatment Facilities (Large)
C
C
C
C
C
 
Antennas–Broadcasting
C
C
C
C
C
 
Antennas–Private Transmitting
C
C
C
C
C
Subject to § 18.38.040
Antennas–Telecommunications - Stealth Building-Mounted
T
T
T
T
T
Subject to §§ 18.38.060 and 18.62.020
Antennas– Telecommunications - Stealth Ground-Mounted
C
C
C
C
C
Subject to § 18.38.060
Antennas–Telecommunications - Ground-Mounted
N
N
N
N
N
 
Non-Residential Classes of Uses
Automotive–Sales Agency Office (Wholesale)
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.16.055 for office use only; no on-site storage, display or parking of any vehicle being held as inventory
Bed & Breakfast Inns
N
C
C
C
C
Subject to § 18.38.080
Boarding House
C
C
C
C
C
 
Community Care Facilities–Licensed (Large)
C
C
C
C
C
 
Community Care Facilities–Unlicensed (Large)
C
C
C
C
C
Subject to § 18.38.123
Community & Religious Assembly
C
C
C
C
C
 
Convalescent & Rest Homes
N
N
N
N
C
 
Day Care Centers
C
C
C
C
C
 
Educational Institutions–General
N
N
C
C
C
 
Golf Courses & Country Clubs
N
N
C
C
C
 
Oil Production
N
C
C
C
C
Subject  18.38.180
Public Services
C
C
C
C
C
 
Recreation–Low-Impact
C
C
C
C
C
 
Recreation–Swimming & Tennis
C
C
C
C
C
 
Senior Living Facilities (Large)
C
C
C
C
C
 
Sober Living Homes (Large)
C
C
C
C
C
Subject to § 18.38.123
Transit Facilities
C
C
C
C
C
 
Utilities–Minor
C
C
C
C
C
 
   
 
 
Table 6-B
ACCESSORY  USES AND STRUCTURES: 
MULTIPLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONES
P=Permitted by Right
C=Conditional Use Permit Required
M=Minor Conditional Use Permit Required
N=Prohibited
RM-1
RM-2
RM-3
RM-3.5
RM-4
Special Provisions
Accessory Dwelling Unit
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to 18.38.015
Accessory Dwelling Unit - Junior
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to 18.38.015 ; only allowed on properties with an existing single-family residence
Animal Keeping
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.38.030
Antennas–Dish
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.38.050 (may require conditional use permit)
Antennas–Receiving
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.38.050
Day Care–Large Family
P
P
P
P
P
Day Care–Small Family
P
P
P
P
P
Fences & Walls
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.46.110; a fence or wall may occur on a lot with or without any other primary use structure
Home Occupations
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.38.130
Landscaping & Gardens
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to Chapter 18.46; this use may occur on a lot with or without any other primary use structure
Mechanical & Utility Equipment–
Ground Mounted
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.38.160
Mechanical & Utility Equipment–
Roof Mounted
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.38.170
Parking Lots & Garages
P
P
P
P
P
To serve needs of primary use only
Recreation Buildings & Structures
P
P
P
P
P
Short-Term Rentals
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to an administrative use permit as provided in Chapter 4.05
Signs
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to Chapter 18.44
Solar Energy Panels
P
P
P
P
P
Must be mounted on the roof and, if visible from the street level, must be parallel to the roof plane
Valet Parking
M
M
M
M
M
Vending Machines
P
P
P
P
P
Shall be screened from view from adjacent non-industrial property and public rights-of-way
 
   .120   Design Compatibility of Detached Accessory Structure.  Any detached structure that is used to accommodate an accessory use listed in Table 6-B (Accessory Uses and Structures:  Multiple-Family Residential Zones), and that is more than one hundred twenty (120) square feet in total floor area, shall not have metal, vinyl, or plastic siding, unless the main structure has similar metal, vinyl, or plastic siding.
 
Table 6-C
TEMPORARY USES AND STRUCTURES: 
MULTIPLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONES
P=Permitted by Right
C=Conditional Use Permit Required
N=Prohibited
RM-1
RM-2
RM-3
RM-3.5
RM-4
Special Provisions
Contractor’s Office & Storage
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to § 18.38.105
Real Estate Tract
P
P
P
P
P
The office shall be removed at the end of two (2) years from the date of the recording of the subdivision map, or the sale of the last home, whichever is earlier
Real Estate Tract Signs
P
P
P
P
P
Subject to Chapter 18.44
Special Events
P
P
P
P
P
Allowed only for grand openings or a significant remodel; subject to § 18.38.240
 
   .130   Additional Restrictions for Temporary Uses.
      .1301   Cargo containers may be permitted for the storage of construction materials only when building permits have been issued for substantial construction on the site.  The containers shall not be used for the storage of furniture or other household items, and shall not block vehicular or pedestrian access to the property.
      .1302   Portable canopies, sunshades, sails, tarps or similar shade apparatus are not permitted if visible from a public right-of-way and shall not be used as a permanent shield or patio cover where visible to residential uses.
      .1303   Window and door awnings or similar shade structures are not considered temporary structures when they are attached to residential structures. Said window and door awnings or similar shade structures shall be permanently attached to the residential structure and limited in width to 120% of the window or door they are shading.  (Ord. 5920  1 (part); June 8, 2004:  Ord. 5998 §§ 4, 5; October 25, 2005:  Ord. 6000 § 2; November 8, 2005:  Ord. 6007 §§ 2, 3; November 11, 2005:  Ord. 6031 §§ 9, 10; August 22, 2006:  Ord. 6101 § 5; April 22, 2008:  Ord. 6289 § 2; October 8, 2013:  Ord. 6299 § 3; May 13, 2014:  Ord. 6317 § 1; March 3, 2015:  Ord. 6351 § 2; December 15, 2015:  Ord. 6419 § 3; August 29, 2017:  Ord. 6432 §§ 3, 4; April 10, 2018:  Ord. 6436 §§ 2 - 4; April 24, 2018:  Ord. 6461 § 3; April 16, 2019:  Ord. 6483 § 3; June 9, 2020:  Ord. 6493 § 2; September 29, 2020:  Ord. 6506 § 5; February 9, 2021.)