§ 153.109  RMF RESIDENTIAL MULTI-FAMILY DISTRICT.
   (A)   Permitted uses.  The following uses are permitted by right.
      (1)   All permitted uses allowed in the R-15 District;
      (2)   Two-family dwellings;
      (3)   Multi-family dwellings with a gross density of up to six units per acre;
      (4)   Churches with a maximum sanctuary seating capacity of not greater than 500 seats. Customary accessory uses shall also be permitted. Church owned and maintained cemeteries as an accessory use are permitted;
      (5)   Private recreation facilities constructed pursuant to a permit authorizing the construction of some residential development and intended primarily for the use and enjoyment of the residents thereof;
      (6)   Private residential quarters provided there is sufficient off-street parking to accommodate the private residential quarters in addition to the two off-street spaces required for the principal dwelling; and
      (7)   Public and private elementary and secondary schools.
   (B)   Conditional uses.  The following uses may be allowed upon the issuance of a conditional use permit by the City Council in accordance with §§ 153.235 through 153.244 of this chapter:
      (1)   Multi-family dwellings with a gross density of no less than six units per acre and no greater than eight units per acre. Note:  pursuant to §§ 153.215 through 153.220 of this chapter multi-family developments may exceed eight units per acre if constructed as a planned residential development and a density bonus in accordance with § 153.215(C) of this chapter is granted;
      (2)   Planned residential developments in accordance with § 153.215 of this chapter and provided the gross density of the development does not exceed eight units per acre or in the case of a density bonus granted pursuant to § 153.215(C) of this chapter a total gross density of not more than eleven and two-tenths units per acre;
      (3)   Planned unit developments (mixed use) in accordance with § 153.216 of this chapter and provided the uses within the development are otherwise listed as permitted or conditional uses allowed in the RMF District;
      (4)   Essential services, Class II;
      (5)   Cemeteries as a principal use (setbacks apply to both buildings and graves);
      (6)   Churches having a sanctuary seating capacity in excess of 500 seats;
      (7)   Country clubs and privately-owned outdoor recreation facilities provided that go-cart tracks, other outdoor vehicular racing facilities, water slides, outdoor facilities open after 10:00 p.m., and facilities using outdoor audio loudspeaker systems shall not be permitted;
      (8)   Publicly owned and operated outdoor recreation facilities in excess of one acre in area and/or contain a swimming pool, or indoor community center or meeting facility;
      (9)   Public or private nonprofit community centers;
      (10)   Public safety stations;
      (11)   Bed and breakfast inns;
      (12)   Rest homes, nursing care facilities and continuing care communities;
      (13)   Public and private elementary and secondary schools and public school district administrative offices where located on the same tract of land as the school; and
      (14)   Traditional infill developments (TID) in accordance with § 153.219 of this chapter. A TID may only contain residential uses that are otherwise allowed in this zoning district (either as a permitted use or a conditional use).
   (C)   Yard regulations.
      (1)   Minimum lot size.
         (a)   Single-family dwelling:  8,000 square feet, except as provided for in §§ 153.215 through 153.220 of this chapter.
         (b)   Two-family dwellings:  12,000 square feet except as provided for in §§ 153.215 through 153.220 of this chapter.
         (c)   Multi-family dwellings:  minimum site size shall be 25,000 square feet but gross density shall not exceed six units per acre as a permitted use or eight units per acre as a conditional use. These densities may again be exceeded pursuant to §§ 153.215 through 153.220 of this chapter where multi-family dwellings are constructed as part of a planned development.
         (d)   Planned residential developments:  minimum site size shall be two acres and maximum residential densities shall be eight units per acre, however, a density bonus of up to three and two-tenths additional units per acre may be granted pursuant to § 153.215(C) of this chapter.
         (e)   Bed and breakfast inns:  15,000 square feet.
         (f)   Public safety stations:  15,000 square feet.
         (g)   Rest homes and nursing care facilities:  20,000 square feet.
         (h)   Continuing care communities:  one acre.
         (i)   Day care center:  8,000 square feet.
         (j)   Churches:  20,000 square feet.
         (k)   Private recreation facilities constructed pursuant to a permit authorizing the construction of some residential development and intended primarily for the use and enjoyment of the residents thereof:  none.
         (l)   Private residential quarters:  no additional lot size beyond that required for the principal dwelling.
         (m)   All other uses:  same as R-8.
      (2)   Minimum front yard setback (as measured from the edge of the street right-of-way line):
         (a)   Single- and two-family dwellings, multi-family dwellings bed and breakfast inn and family care home:  30 feet.
         (b)   Cemeteries and essential services, Class II:  20 feet.
         (c)   Planned residential development:  see §§ 153.215 through 153.220 of this chapter.
         (d)   All other uses:  40 feet.
      (3)   Minimum side yard setback (an additional ten feet shall be provided on all side yards which abut a public street).
         (a)   Single- and two-family dwellings:  ten feet.
         (b)   Multi-family dwellings:  12 feet.
         (c)   Planned residential development:  see §§ 153.215 through 153.220 of this chapter.
         (d)   Family-care home:  eight feet.
         (e)   Public and private elementary and secondary schools:  20 feet.
         (f)   Church:  20 feet.
         (g)   Swimming pools not constructed pursuant to a permit authorizing the construction of some private residential development:  40 feet.
         (h)   Community centers or meeting facilities:  20 feet.
         (i)   Bed and breakfast inn:  15 feet.
         (j)   Rest home and nursing care facilities:  15 feet.
         (k)   Continuing care community:  20 feet.
         (l)   Day care center:  ten feet.
         (m)   All other uses:  15 feet.
      (4)   Minimum rear yard setback.  All uses:  25 feet or same as minimum side yard setback, whichever is greater.
      (5)   Maximum building height.  All uses:  40 feet, except as provided in § 153.054 of this chapter.
      (6)   Minimum lot width.
         (a)   Single-family dwelling:  70 feet at front yard setback; 35 feet at street right-of-way.
         (b)   Two-family dwelling: 80 feet at front yard setback; 35 feet at street right-of-way.
         (c)   Multi-family developments: 100 feet at the street right-of-way.
         (d)   Planned residential developments:  see §§ 153.215 through 153.220 of this chapter.
         (e)   Day care center:  70 feet at front yard setback; 35 feet at street right-of-way.
         (f)   Bed and breakfast inn: 80 feet at front yard setback; 35 feet at street right-of-way.
         (g)   All other uses:  100 feet.
   (D)   Screening and landscaping.
      (1)   Screening, as provided in § 153.046 of this chapter shall be required for the following uses and for any other circumstances required by § 153.046(A) of this chapter.
         (a)   Planned residential developments:  see §§ 153.215 through 153.220 of this chapter.
         (b)   Multi-family developments where abutting properties zoned or used for single- or two-family residential use.
         (c)   Country club, but screening is not required for golf course playing areas.
         (d)   Essential services, Class II.
         (e)   Outdoor swimming pool not constructed pursuant to a permit authorizing construction of some residential developing.
         (f)   Nursing care facilities.
         (g)   Community center or meeting facility.
         (h)   Bed and breakfast inn.
         (i)   Day care center but small group day care centers need not be screened.
      (2)   Where applicable, landscaping shall be provided in accordance with § 153.047 of this chapter.
(Prior UDO, § 7.5)  Penalty, see § 153.999