§ 2204  STANDARDS OF DEVELOPMENT.
   The following standards of development shall apply to all senior independent living facilities developments.
   (A)   No senior independent living facility shall be located on any lot less than five acres of developable land area.
   (B)   (1)   No lot on which a senior independent living facility is located shall have less than 8,000 square feet of developable land area for each unit in the facility in an R-10 district, 15,000 square feet of developable land area in an R-20 district, 22,500 square feet of developable land area in an R-30 district and 30,000 square feet of developable land area in an R-40 district.
      (2)   These land area requirements are the minimum required in each underlying zoning district. No applicant for a development under the provisions of this section shall be permitted to build more dwelling units than the number of dwelling units (single-family, duplex, or multifamily) that would be allowed on the subject property using the underlying zoning designation, unless the applicant demonstrates in the development impact statement, under § 305(A) using statistics for housing limited to persons aged 55 or older, that the proposed development would have no greater impact upon municipal services, facilities, traffic, and other terms listed in § 305(A) and (B).
   (C)   Developments which include both senior independent and assisted living facilities must meet the appropriate standards for each type unit.
   (D)   Residential buildings shall be separated from any other building by a minimum of 25 feet and there will be no more than six units in any building.
   (E)   Dimensions.
 
SENIOR INDEPENDENT LIVING FACILITIES
DIMENSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
R-10
R-20
R-30
R-40
Maximum frontage on a public street
50 feet 
50 feet
50 feet
50 feet
Maximum lot coverage shall be as follows:
   Buildings
25%
20%
20%
15%
   Additional impervious
40%
25%
25%
20%
Maximum building height
35 feet
35 feet
35 feet
35 feet
Maximum length of any side of any building
160 feet
160 feet
160 feet
160 feet
 
 
SENIOR INDEPENDENT LIVING FACILITIES
SETBACK REQUIREMENTS
Setbacks shall be:
(1)   For buildings with 3 or less units:
      Front
50 feet
      Side
30 feet
      Rear
50 feet
(2)   For buildings of 4 or more units:
      Front
100 feet
      Side
40 feet
      Rear
60 feet
 
   (F)   No development or structure shall be permitted unless each dwelling unit is serviced by public water and public sewage systems. The applicant must demonstrate to the town's satisfaction that each system has adequate capacity to serve the development.
   (G)   All developments shall provide for safe and adequate disposal of surface water runoff as provided for in § 715.
   (H)   At least 20% percent of senior independent living facility dwelling units shall have handicap accessible doorways and provisions for the conversion of bathrooms to handicap accessible.
(Ord. passed 10-30-06)