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The development standards set forth in this section shall apply to any accessory unit allowed as a permitted use.
A. Definition; Setbacks And Size: An accessory dwelling unit is an accessory use to the main residential dwelling unit. Setbacks and size and lot coverage limitations established for accessory buildings in each zone shall apply.
B. Egress And Life Safety Requirements: The dwelling unit must meet egress and life safety requirements of the International Residential Building Code.
C. Ownership: The owner or immediate family member of the owner of the main dwelling unit shall occupy the main dwelling unit on the residential property as his/hers/their primary residence before an accessory dwelling unit may be rented.
D. Limit: Only one accessory dwelling unit and/or casita shall be established on one residential property.
E. Entrance: The accessory dwelling unit shall have its own outside entrance.
F. Landscaping: Landscaping shall be provided and maintained to minimize impact on neighboring properties, to retain residential character, and to provide a visual buffer for onsite parking in relation to adjacent properties and the street. Landscaping may include, but shall not be limited to, planting trees in the park strip.
G. Secondary Use: The accessory dwelling unit shall be clearly incidental and secondary to the primary use of the dwelling for residential purposes.
H. Maximum Size, Impervious Surface: The accessory dwelling unit, if it is detached, must meet the size limitations for the zone or have been granted a conditional use permit.
I. Residential Hosting: An accessory dwelling unit may be used for residential hosting pursuant to the terms of licensing for residential hosting. (Ord. 2018-04, 4-5-2018)