§ 153.072  AREA, HEIGHT AND PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS.
   (A)   Lot and width requirements. All lots in the residential districts shall conform to the requirements of Table 153.072(a) of this chapter:
Table 153.072(a): Lot and Width Requirements in Residential Districts
Zoning District
Minimum Lot Area (sq. ft.)
Minimum Lot Width (ft.)
Table 153.072(a): Lot and Width Requirements in Residential Districts
Zoning District
Minimum Lot Area (sq. ft.)
Minimum Lot Width (ft.)
R1
9,000
70
R2
6,000
50
R2A
9,0001
80 (new construction)
70 (conversion of existing homes)
R4
15,000
80
PC2
NA
NA
 
   (B)   Dimensional requirements, single-family and two-family districts. Building height, setbacks, lot coverage and minimum floor area for development of a principal structure in the R1, R2, R2A, R4, and PC Districts shall conform to the requirements of Table 153.072(b) of this chapter.
Table 153.072(b): Dimensional Requirements in Single-Family, Two-Family, Private Club Residential
Zoning District
Max. Building Height (ft.)
Minimum Yard Setbacks (ft.)
Lot Coverage (%)
Min. Floor Area (sq. ft.)
Principal Structure Minimum Width (ft.)
Front3
Side
Rear
Interior
Street Side
1 story
2 stories
Table 153.072(b): Dimensional Requirements in Single-Family, Two-Family, Private Club Residential
Zoning District
Max. Building Height (ft.)
Minimum Yard Setbacks (ft.)
Lot Coverage (%)
Min. Floor Area (sq. ft.)
Principal Structure Minimum Width (ft.)
Front3
Side
Rear
Interior
Street Side
1 story
2 stories
R1
26
154
10
15
25
405
1,040
1,600
20
R2
26
15
8
15
25
406
800
1,200
20
R2A
26
15
10
20
30
40
800
1,200
20
PC
26
0
0
0
0
NA
0
0
20
NOTES TO TABLES 153.072(a) and 153.072(b)
1 This minimum square footage applies to 2-family dwellings; for a single-family dwelling, the minimum allowable area of the R2 Zone, 7,000 square feet, shall apply.
2 No minimum lot size or width is required; provided, the land is in common ownership. If the land is subdivided, the requirements of the R1 District shall apply.
3 The Zoning Administrator may determine that front yards may be the opposite of the yard fronting a public street or right-of-way on lots with sloping topography or facing water bodies.
4 Setbacks within the C&O Club Development shall be 35 feet for front yard, 15 for side yard and 25 for rear yard.
5 Maximum lot coverage shall be 50% for lots less than 7,000 square feet.
6 Maximum lot coverage shall be 50% for lots less than 6,000 square feet.
 
   (C)   Dimensional requirements:  square footage for accessory dwelling units and home conversion units. Square footage for accessory dwelling units and home conversion units shall conform to the requirements of Table 153.072(c).
 
Table 153.072(c): Dimensional Requirement: Square footage for
Accessory Dwelling Units and Home Conversion Units
Zoning District
Minimum
Maximum
R2
300
650
 
   (D)   Dimensional requirements, R4 District. Building height, setbacks, lot coverage and minimum floor area for multiple-family developments in the R4 District shall conform to the requirements of Table 153.072(d).
 
Table 153.072(d): Dimensional Requirements in Multiple-family Dwellings in the R4 Zone
Max. Building Height (ft.)
Minimum Yard Setbacks (ft.)
Lot Coverage (%)
Min. Floor Area (sq. ft.), based on number of bedrooms1
Distance Between Buildings
Yard Adjacent to:
Front
Side
Rear
1 bedroom/ efficiency
2 bedrooms
3 bedrooms
35
All districts
15
20
35
50
660
780
900
30
NOTES TO TABLE:
1 For 1- and 2-family units, the floor area requirements of the R2A District shall apply.
 
   (E)   R4 District; additional requirements for multiple-family dwellings.
      (1)   Development standards. The general plan for multiple-family dwellings shall include evidence and facts showing that it has considered and made provisions for, and the development shall be executed in accordance with, the following essential conditions.
         (a)   The proposed development shall be constructed in accordance with an overall plan and shall be designed as the unified architectural unit (each building, excluding accessory structures, shall have consistent roof lines, roof pitch, architectural features and building materials) with appropriate landscaping meeting the requirements of § 153.171 of this chapter.
         (b)   If the development of the R4 Zone is to be carried out in stages, each stage shall be so planned that the foregoing requirements and the intent of this subchapter shall be fully complied with at the completion of any stage and the development of each stage shall take place in sequential order as designated by the plan.
      (2)   Development requirements.
         (a)   Distance between buildings. The horizontal distance measured between buildings, forming courts and courtyards, shall not be less than 40 feet.
         (b)   Parking. A parking area shall be placed so that it does not interfere with any recreation or service area and shall be set back at least 20 feet from property lines.
         (c)   Paving. All areas provided for use by vehicles and all pedestrian walks shall be surfaced with bituminous asphalt, concrete or similar materials and be properly drained.
         (d)   Service. Areas for loading and unloading delivery trucks and other vehicles and for the servicing of refuse collection, fuel and other services shall be provided, shall be adequate in size and shall be so arranged that they may be used without interference with the use of access ways or parking facilities.
         (e)   Access. Provision shall be made for safe and efficient ingress and egress to the public streets and highways servicing the R4 Zone without undue congestion to, or interference with, normal traffic flow.
         (f)   Utilities. All buildings within the R4 Zone shall be serviced by a public sanitary sewer disposal system and public water supply system. All utility lines within the subject property including, but not limited to, power, water, sewer and telephone shall be placed underground by the developer for new developments.  Each unit will be considered as a separate dwelling for the purpose of utility connections.
         (g)   Open space. The developer shall be required where possible to preserve or incorporate natural features such as wooded areas, streams and open space areas, which add to the overall cohesive development of the R4 Zone and overall community development.
   (F)   Dimensional requirements, clustered housing. Building height, setbacks, lot coverage and minimum floor area for single-family attached, single-family detached, two-family dwellings or any combination in an R4 District clustered housing development shall conform to the requirements of Table 153.072(f).
 
Table 153.072(f) Dimensional Requirements: Single-Family Attached, Single-Family Detached and Two-Family Dwellings in an R4 Zone Clustered Housing Development
Max. Building Height (ft.)
Minimum Yard Setbacks (ft.)
Lot Coverage (%)
Min. Floor Area (sq. ft.)
Distance Between Buildings
Yard Adjacent to:
Front
Side
Rear
1 story
2 stories
30
All districts
25
10
25
NA2
800
1100
10
NOTES TO TABLE:
1 The Planning Commission may waive this requirement for the expansion of existing developments.
2 Applicants are required to submit a grading and drainage plan, in accordance with the requirements of §§ 153.230 through 153.243 of this chapter, demonstrating storm water can be contained and managed on the subject property if no municipal storm water system exists.  If a municipal storm water system exists, the Director of Public Works, or consulting engineer representing the city, shall review the grading and drainage plan to determine if the existing infrastructure can adequately handle the storm water runoff. Applicants may be required to install storm water management features to mitigate impacts to the municipal storm water system.
 
   (G)   Additional requirements for single-family attached, single-family detached and two-family dwellings in the R4 District.
      (1)   Development standards. The general plan for the development shall include evidence and facts showing that it has considered and made provisions for, and the development shall be executed in accordance with, the following essential conditions: if the development is to be carried out in stages, each stage shall be so planned that the foregoing requirements and the intent of this subchapter shall be fully complied with at the completion of any stage and the development of each stage shall take place in sequential order as designated by the plan.
      (2)   Development requirements.
         (a)   Parking. Parking areas shall be placed so that they do not interfere with any recreation or service areas.
         (b)   Paving. All areas provided for use by vehicles and all pedestrian walks shall be surfaced with bituminous asphalt, concrete or similar materials and be properly drained.
         (c)   Service. Areas for loading and unloading delivery trucks and other vehicles and for the servicing of refuse collection, fuel and other services shall be provided, shall be adequate in size and shall be so arranged that they may be used without interference with the use of access ways or parking facilities.
         (d)   Access. Provision shall be made for safe and efficient ingress and egress to the public streets and highways servicing the R4 zone without undue congestion to, or interference with, normal traffic flow.
         (e)   Utilities. All buildings within the development shall be serviced by a public sanitary sewer disposal system and public water supply system. All utility lines for new developments within the subject property including, but not limited to, power, water, sewer and telephone shall be placed underground by the developer. Each unit will be considered as a separate dwelling for the purpose of utility connections.
(Prior Code, § 5.27)  (Ord. 794, passed 9-17-2018; Ord. 795, passed 11-5-2018; Ord. 802, passed 4- 15-2019)