1125.06  R-4 MULTIPLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.
   The R-4 Multiple Family Residential District is designed to accommodate higher density housing in appropriate locations to expand housing alternatives in the City.
   (a)       Permitted Uses. Within the R-4 District, a structure or premises shall be erected or used only for the following purposes:
      (1)   Adult day care centers.
      (2)   Assisted living facilities.
      (3)   Child day care home, Type B.
      (4)   Dwelling: Multiple-family dwellings (including condominiums, garden apartments, and townhouses).
      (5)   Dwelling:  Two-family dwellings.
      (6)   Dwelling:  Zero lot-line single-family dwellings (one or two zero lot lines when two units  adjoin and share a common wall).
      (7)   Group adult care facility for three (3) to five (5) unrelated adults pursuant to ORC Chapter 3722.
      (8)   Group foster home pursuant to ORC Chapter 5103.
      (9)   Group MR/DD residential facility for one (1) to eight (8) persons pursuant to ORC Chapter  5123.
      (10)   Home occupation (refer to Chapter 1131).
      (11)   Nursing homes.
      (12)   Publicly owned and operated parks, playgrounds and community centers; provided that no commercial enterprise or amusement park is conducted on the premises, except  permitted temporary uses.
      (13)   Public libraries.
            (14)   Public structures not otherwise defined and regulated by this code or parking areas erected, leased or used by any department of a municipal, county, state or federal government.  However, no outdoor storage of equipment or materials is permitted.   
      (15)   Water, storm and sewage pumping stations.
      (16)   Schools; primary, intermediate and secondary; both public and private. 
      (17)   Accessory structures and uses.
   (b)   Conditional Uses.    Refer to Chapter 1134 (Conditional Use Regulations) for the process of obtaining a conditional use permit.  The following conditional uses may be approved, provided they meet the general standards found in Section 1134.03 (General Standards for Conditional Uses) and any listed specific conditions in Section 1134.08 (Supplemental Requirements for Specified Conditional Uses):     
      (1)       Adult group homes.
      (2)       Place of religious worship.
      (3)       Conventional residential subdivisions.
      (4)       Electric and telephone substations, and meter station structures.
      (5)       Electric transmission towers.
      (6)       Gas regulator and meter stations.
      (7)   Group adult care facility for six (6) to sixteen (16) unrelated adults pursuant to ORC Chapter 3722.
      (8)   Professional Service office (maximum of 5000 square feet.)
      (9)   Parking Areas:  Extension of parking into contiguous zoning district parking areas.
      (10)   Parking Areas:  Joint use of an off-street parking area.
      (11)   Public utility control facilities or structures.
      (12)     Recreational outdoor facilities: Miniature golf, batting cages, go-cart racing, and similar facilities.
      (13)   Child Day Care Homes, Type A.
   (c)   Lot Size and Yard Area Requirements.  Minimum lot size and yard area requirements, as set forth in  Section 1125.14, shall apply to all structures hereafter erected, moved, reconstructed, or structurally altered within the R-4 Residential District.
   (d)   Minimum and Maximum Floor Area Requirements and Bulk Regulations.  Minimum floor area requirements and bulk regulations, as set forth in Section 1125.14, shall apply to all structures hereafter erected, moved, reconstructed or structurally altered within the R-4 Residential District.
   (e)   Off-Street Parking, Loading, and Storage Regulations.  Off-street parking, loading, and storage regulations, as set forth in Chapter 1141, shall apply to all uses established within the R-4 Residential District.
   (f)   Signs Permitted.  Signs shall be permitted in the R-4 Residential District in accordance with Chapter 1143.
      (Ord. 088-2019.  Passed 5-6-19.)