§ 1601  REQUIREMENTS.
   (A)   No part of any dwelling shall be used as an accessory family dwelling unit until the Zoning Board of Review has granted a special use permit under Article 9; all requirements of this subchapter are satisfied; and the Zoning Officer has issued a certificate of zoning compliance under § 311.
   (B)   The total floor space devoted to an accessory family dwelling unit shall not exceed 35% of the floor area of the entire dwelling exclusive of porches, decks or basements, and shall be a minimum of 400 square feet in gross floor area. Only one accessory family dwelling unit is permitted in a principal dwelling unit, and the accessory family dwelling unit shall have no more than one bedroom and shall not have a separate outside door on the front of the building. The property containing an accessory family dwelling unit shall retain the appearance and character of a single-family property.
   (C)   The right to use part of a single-family dwelling as an accessory family dwelling unit shall automatically be terminated when the accessory unit is no longer occupied by parent(s), grandparent(s) children or grandchildren of the primary dwelling occupant.
(Ord. passed 10-30-06)