18.38.090   CARETAKER UNITS.
   Accessory uses classified as Caretaker Units are subject to the provisions of this section.
   .010   Number of Units Per Parcel.  Only one (1) Caretaker Unit shall be allowed on any one (1) lot.
   .020   Primary Use.  A Caretaker Unit is only allowed if the primary use on the lot is non-residential.
   .030   Non-Residential Lot and Uses.  A Caretaker Unit shall be allowed only if the existing lot or use meets the following requirements:
      .0301   The primary non-residential use on the lot reasonably requires an on-site resident for security, maintenance or other similar purposes;
      .0302   The existing lot is a minimum of twenty-two thousand (22,000) square feet and complies with current lot size requirements;  and
      .0303   The existing non-residential use complies with current parking requirements or will comply in the process of meeting the parking requirements for the Caretaker Unit.
   .040   Facilities.  A Caretaker Unit may contain facilities for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation.
   .050   Utility Services.  The accessory Caretaker Unit shall not be metered separately from the main building for gas, electricity, communications, water and sewer services.
   .060   Size.  The size of the accessory Caretaker Unit shall comply with the following requirements:
      .0601   The total floor area shall be no less than five hundred (500) square feet;
      .0602   The total floor area shall be no more than one thousand two hundred (1,200) square feet, or thirty percent (30%) of the size of the main building, whichever is less;  and
      .0603   The unit shall contain no more than two (2) bedrooms.
   .070   Development Standards.  A detached Caretaker Unit shall conform to the requirements applicable to accessory buildings, as set forth in the regulations for the zone in which it is located.  Its height shall not exceed that of the main building.
   .080   Parking.  Parking for the Caretaker Unit shall be provided as follows:
      .0801   One (1) off-street space, covered or uncovered, shall be provided for a one-bedroom unit;  and
      .0802   Two (2) off-street spaces, covered or uncovered, shall be provided for a two-bedroom unit.  These spaces may be in tandem.
   .090   Occupancy.  The Caretaker Unit shall be exclusively used for employees of the principal use on the premises and their immediate family.  (Ord. 5920 § 1 (part); June 8, 2004.)