§ 159.106  RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS.
Table 8.B.
Summary of Residential Bulk Requirements
Requirements
Single-Family
Two-Family
Multi-Family
Table 8.B.
Summary of Residential Bulk Requirements
Requirements
Single-Family
Two-Family
Multi-Family
District in Which Use is Permitted
SR, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5***, LB, DT, GB2
R4, LB, DT
R5, DT
Minimum Lot Area per Dwelling Unit in Districts Indicated
(* indicates the standard for lots served by sanitary sewers)
For Cluster Development in the SR District, refer to specific section
SR   10 acres (*5 acres)
R1**   3 acres (*30,000 sq. ft.)
R2   1 acre (*15,000 sq. ft.)
R3   8,000 sq. ft.
R4   6,000 sq. ft.
R5   6,000 sq. ft.
LB   6,000 sq. ft.
DT   8,000 sq. ft.
GB2   3,000 sq. ft.
4,000 sq. ft./unit
3,000 sq. ft./unit
Minimum Lot Width in the Districts indicated, measured at the front building setback line
(Lots located on a cul- de-sac/cul-de-loop shall maintain a minimum street frontage of 45 feet)
SR   300 ft. (*200 ft.)
R1   200 ft.
R2   110 ft.
R3   70 ft.
R4   60 ft.
R5   50 ft.
LB   50 ft.
R4   60 ft.
LB   50 ft.
R5   150 ft.
 
Maximum Building Height
35 ft. for all zoning districts
R4   35 ft.
LB   35 ft.
R5   45 ft.
DT   50 ft.
Minimum Front Yard Setback (Developed
Area) (Refer to Central Core Map, Appendix G)
The average of the front setbacks of the nearest existing principal building on either side of the proposed building.
Minimum Front Yard Setback (New Developing Areas)
Local and collector streets   30 ft.
Arterial streets   40 ft.
45 ft.
Minimum Side Yard Setback
Minimum of 20% of lot width in total side yards, and a minimum setback on either side of the structure as follows:
SR...10 ft.; R1...10 ft.; R2....8 ft.; R3....6 ft.; R4....5 ft.; R5....5 ft.; LB....5 ft.; GB....3 ft.
Minimum Rear Yard Setback
Primary Structure...20 ft.
Accessory Structure...5 ft.
Floor Area Ratio shall not exceed:
SR   20%
R1   30%
R2   35%
R3   35%
R4   40%
R5   45%
LB   45%
GB   60%
R4   50%
LB   50%
 
R5   60%
 
Minimum Floor Area (per dwelling unit)
SR...2,500 sq. ft.; R1...2,400 sq. ft.; R2...1,800 sq. ft.; R3...1,000 sq. ft.; R4...800 sq. ft.; R5...600 sq. ft.;
LB...600 sq. ft.; DT**** GB...600 sq. ft.
Maximum Lot Coverage (Excludes Central Core Map Area - Appendix G)
SR, R1, R2, R3   45%
R4, R5, LB   45%
R4, LB..55%
R5   65%
 
 
  * Served by sanitary sewer
** See §§ 159.220 et seq., Nonconforming Uses and Structures, for pre-dated (07-01-2011) R1 and R1/PD subdivisions.
*** Permitted in areas zoned R5 as per Appendix G (Central Core Map).
    1 Individual manufactured homes located on scattered sites shall adhere to the bulk requirements for the zoning district in which located and § 159.124.
    2Single-family dwelling permitted in areas zoned “GB” as per Appendix G (Central Core Map).
NOTE:   Residential uses and buildings abutting a private street shall be subject to the bulk requirements as per Table 8.B.
   (A)   Low Density Single Family Suburban Residential (SR).
      (1)   Purpose.  The purpose of the SR District is to permit limited development in rural areas in order to satisfy individual housing preferences.  This district is consistent with the Countryside District of the Comprehensive Plan.  The rural character of the district may be maintained through several different density options, as described in § 159.106(E).
      (2)   Permitted Uses.  A complete listing of permitted uses is provided in Appendix C, Use Matrix.  Certain permitted uses have special restrictions listed in § 159.106(A)(3).
      (3)   Uses Permitted with Restrictions.  The following uses are permitted in this district provided that they meet the restrictions below.
         (a)   Parks.
            1.   Landscape Buffers: Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.184.
            2.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            3.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.
            4.   Noise: Noise not shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.  The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (b)   Cemeteries.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
      (4)   Conditional Uses.  Conditional uses are permitted when authorized by the Board of Zoning Appeals after a public hearing subject to § 159.042.  The conditional uses that may be approved are listed in Appendix C, Use Matrix.  Certain conditional uses have special restrictions which are listed below.
         (a)   Fire and Police Stations, Schools, Churches, Clubhouses.
            1.   Setbacks: No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Landscape Buffers: Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to §§ 159.184.
            3.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            4.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.
            5.   Noise: Noise not shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.  The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (b)   Golf Courses.
            1.   Setbacks: No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            3.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.
         (c)   Campgrounds.
            1.   Approval must be obtained from the Indiana State Board of Health.
            2.   The size, procedure, design, installation, and maintenance of campgrounds shall be as provided for in § 159.106(B).
      (5)   Bulk Requirements.  The bulk requirements which apply to all residential districts are listed within Table 5.
      (6)   Special Requirements.
         (a)   Developments which are served by individual septic systems shall have a minimum lot size of ten acres and a minimum lot width of 300 feet.
         (b)   Developments served by sanitary sewers shall have a minimum tract size of five acres.  Such developments shall have a base density established by a two-acre lot.  Such lots may be clustered within the development to a minimum lot size of 25,000 square feet and a minimum lot width of 200 feet. The clustering of such lots shall provide for a minimum of 25% open space in the development which is maintained in a natural state.  A portion of this open space shall be maintained along the development's street frontage to a minimum depth of 50 feet to maintain a rural atmosphere throughout the SR District. The remainder may be distributed throughout the development. The arrangement of housing clusters and open space shall be approved through site plan review.
FIGURE 1: DISTRICT DENSITY OPTIONS
   (B)   Low Density Single Family Residential (R-1).
      (1)   Purpose.  The purpose of the R-1 District is to permit the establishment of moderate low density single family residential areas.  The R-1 District shall have a minimum lot size as per Table 5 Summary of Residential Bulk Requirements on central water and sewer facilities.  It shall not exceed one dwelling unit per acre or have a minimum lot size less than two acres on individual sanitary sewer systems where centralized systems are not available.
      (2)   Permitted Uses.  A complete listing of permitted uses is provided in Appendix C, Use Matrix.  Certain permitted uses have special restrictions listed in division (B)(3) of this section.
      (3)   Uses Permitted with Restrictions.  The following uses are permitted in this district provided that they meet the restrictions below.
         (a)   Parks.
            1.   Landscape Buffers: Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            2.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            3.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.
            4.   Noise: Noise shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.  The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (b)   Cemeteries.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
      (4)   Conditional Uses.  Conditional uses are permitted when authorized by the Board of Zoning Appeals after a public hearing subject to § 159.042.  The conditional uses that may be approved are listed in Appendix C, Use Matrix.  Certain conditional uses have special restrictions which are listed below.
         (a)   Fire and Police Stations, Schools, Churches, Clubhouses.
            1.   Setbacks: No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Landscape Buffers: Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            3.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            4.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.
            5.   Noise: Noise not shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.  The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (b)   Golf Courses.
            1.   Setbacks: No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            3.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.
      (5)   Bulk Requirements.  The bulk requirements which apply to all residential districts are listed within Table 5.
   (C)   Low to Moderate Density Single Family Residential District (R-2).
      (1)   Purpose.  The purpose of the R-2 District is to permit the establishment of moderate density single-family residential areas. The R-2 District shall not have a minimum size less than as per Table 5 Summary of Residential Bulk Requirements on central water and sanitary sewer facilities. It shall not exceed two dwelling units per acre or have a minimum lot size less than one acre on individual sanitary sewer systems where centralized systems are not available.
      (2)   Permitted uses.  A complete listing of permitted uses is provided in Appendix C, Use Matrix. Certain permitted uses have special restrictions listed in (C)(3) of this section.
      (3)   Uses permitted with restrictions.  The following uses are permitted in this district provided that they meet the restrictions below.
         (a)   Dwellings over one story in height.  For all side yards of dwellings over one story in height, there shall be an additional side yard setback, of eight feet for each story over the first story.
         (b)   Parks.
            1.   Landscape buffers.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            2.   Parking.  No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line. Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to § 159.185, Landscaping and Screening.
            3.   Lighting:  Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards.
            4.   Noise.  Noise shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards. The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (c)   Cemeteries.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
      (4)   Conditional uses.  Conditional uses are permitted when authorized by the Board of Zoning Appeals after a public hearing subject to § 159.042. The conditional uses that may be approved are listed in Appendix C, Use Matrix. Certain conditional uses have special restrictions which are listed below.
         (a)   Fire and police stations, schools, churches, clubhouses. 
            1.   Setbacks.  No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Landscape buffers.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            3.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line. Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            4.   Lighting.  Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards.
            5.   Noise.  Noise not shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards. The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (b)   Golf courses.
            1.   Setbacks.  No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Parking.  No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line. Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            3.   Lighting.  Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards.
      (5)   Bulk requirements.  The bulk requirements which apply to all residential districts are listed within Table 5, Residential Bulk Requirements.
   (D)   Moderate to High Density Single-Family Residential District (R-3).
      (1)   Purpose.  The purpose of the R-3 District it to permit the establishment of moderate to high density single-family residential areas comprised of dwellings on central water and sewer facilities. The R-3 District shall have a minimum lot size as per Table 5 Summary of Residential Bulk Requirements.
      (2)   Permitted uses.  A complete listing of uses permitted within the R-3 district are listed in Appendix C, Use Matrix. Certain permitted uses have special restrictions listed in division (D)(3).
      (3)   Uses permitted with restrictions.  The following uses are permitted in this district, provided that they meet the conditions below and plans for their development and use are approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals.
         (a)   Dwellings over one story in height.  For all side yards of dwellings over one story in height, there shall be an additional side yard setback, of eight feet for each story over the first story.
         (b)   Parks.
            1.   Landscape buffers.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            2.   Parking.  No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line. Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188, Landscaping and Screening.
            3.   Lighting.  Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards.
            4.   Noise.  Noise shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards. The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (c)   Cemeteries.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
      (4)   Conditional uses.  The following uses are permitted when authorized by the Board of Zoning Appeals after a public hearing subject to § 159.041(A). The conditional uses that may be approved are listed in Appendix C, Use Matrix. Certain conditional uses have specific restrictions which are listed below.
         (a)   Fire and police stations, schools, churches, clubhouses. 
            1.   Setbacks.  No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Landscape buffers.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            3.   Parking.  No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line. Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            4.   Lighting.  Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards.
            5.   Noise.  Noise shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.180 through 159.188, Environmental Performance Standards. The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (b)   Golf courses.
            1.   Setbacks.  No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Parking.  No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line. Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188, Landscaping and Screening.
            3.   Lighting.  Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards.
      (5)   Bulk requirements.  The bulk requirements which apply to all residential districts are listed within Table 5, Residential Bulk Requirements.
   (E)   Moderate to High Density One and Two-Family Residential District (R-4).
      (1)   Purpose.  The purpose of the R-4 District is to permit moderate to high density one- and two-family residential dwellings on central sewer and water facilities. The R-4 District shall have a minimum lot sizes as per Table 5 Summary of Residential Bulk Requirements for single family dwellings and for two-family dwellings.
      (2)   Permitted uses.  A complete listing of permitted uses is provided in Appendix C, Use Matrix. Certain permitted uses have special restrictions listed in (E)(3).
      (3)   Uses permitted with restrictions.  The following uses are permitted in this district provided that they meet the restrictions below.
         (a)   Dwellings over one story in height.  For all side yards of dwellings over one story in height, there shall be an additional side yard setback of five feet for each story over the first story.
         (b)   Parks. 
            1.   Landscape buffers.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to §§ 159.185.
            2.   Parking.  No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line. Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188, Landscaping and Screening.
            3.   Lighting.  Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards.
            4.   Noise.  Noise shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards. The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (c)   Cemeteries.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
      (4)   Conditional uses.  Conditional uses are permitted when authorized by the Board of Zoning Appeals after a public hearing subject to § 159.042. The conditional uses that may be approved are listed in Appendix C, Use Matrix. Certain conditional uses have special restrictions which are listed below.
         (a)   Fire and police stations, schools, churches, clubhouses. 
            1.   Setbacks.  No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Landscape buffers.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            3.   Parking.  No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line. Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188, Landscaping and Screening.
            4.   Lighting.  Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards.
            5.   Noise.  Noise shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards. The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (b)   Golf courses. 
            1.   Setbacks.  No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Parking.  No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line. Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188, Landscaping and Screening.
            3.   Lighting.  Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208, Environmental Performance Standards.
      (5)   Bulk requirements.  The bulk requirements which apply to all Residential Districts are listed within Table 5, Residential Bulk Requirements.
   (F)    Multi-Family Residential District (R-5).
      (1)   Purpose.  The purpose of the R-5 District is to encourage the establishment of multi-family dwellings of high density. The predominant housing type would be townhouses and garden apartments.  All such districts should abut major collector or arterial streets as specified by the local agency responsible for transportation or the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT).  The district must be served with central water and sanitary sewer facilities of sufficient capacity.
      (2)   Permitted Uses.  A complete listing of permitted uses is provided in Appendix C, Use Matrix.  Single-family dwellings are permitted in this district, provided it is located within the area designated on the “Central Core Map”, Appendix G.
      (3)   Uses Permitted with Restrictions.  The following uses are permitted in this district provided that they meet the restrictions below.
         (a)   Multiple Family Dwellings; Convalescent, Nursing, or Rest Homes.
            1.   Landscape Buffers: Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            2.   Setbacks: For all side yards of multiple family dwellings or convalescent/nursing/rest homes over one story in height, there shall be an additional side yard setback, of five feet for each story over the first story.
            3.   Parking: Off-street parking areas shall be located behind or beside the principal building(s), and shall not be closer than 15 feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            4.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.
         (b)   Parks.
            1.   Landscape Buffers: Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            2.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            3.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.
            4.   Noise: Noise not shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.  The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (c)   Cemeteries.  Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
      (4)   Conditional Uses.  Conditional uses are permitted when authorized by the Board of Zoning Appeals after a public hearing subject to § 159.142.  The conditional uses that may be approved are listed in Appendix C, Use Matrix.  Certain conditional uses have special restrictions which are listed below.
         (a)   Fire and Police Stations, Schools, Churches, Clubhouses.
            1.   Setbacks: No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Landscape Buffers: Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            3.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            4.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.
            5.   Noise: Noise not shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.  The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (b)   Golf Courses.
            1.   Setbacks: No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            3.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208..
      (5)   Bulk Requirements.  The bulk requirements which apply to all residential districts are listed within Table 5.
   (G)   Residential Mobile Home Park (RMH).
      (1)   Purpose.  The purpose of the RMH District is to encourage the development of well planned mobile home parks, mobile home subdivisions, and related uses.  Such districts should abut a major arterial or collector street as identified by the Thoroughfare Plan element of the Comprehensive Plan.  Mobile home parks and subdivisions shall comply with all state regulations, as well as those specified in this ordinance.  Private water systems are highly discouraged, and package sewer and septic facilities are not permitted.  Notwithstanding any other provision or restriction provided in this chapter, the following procedures, standards, and restrictions shall apply to all mobile home developments and no variance shall be permitted therefrom.
      (2)   Procedure.
         (a)   Mobile Home Park.
            1.   Application.  Applications for a Mobile Home Park shall be filed with the Director of Planning and Development, on a form provided by the Director and shall contain at least the information listed in § 1(F) of Appendix B of this chapter, “Mobile Home Parks”.
            2.   Public Hearing.  The Plan Commission shall hold a public hearing prior to granting approval of any mobile home park.  The applicant shall give notice prior to the hearing, giving notice thereof in such form as may, from time to time, be prescribed by the Director.  The notice shall include, but not be limited to, mailing the notice to adjoining property owners,as per the adopted Plan Commission rules of procedure, by a Certificate of Mailing at least 17 days prior to the meeting.  The notice shall be given in a newspaper of general circulation in the county, and proof of its publication shall be filed prior to the hearing, and shall be a condition precedent to the right of the Commission to conduct the hearing.  At the hearing, the Commission may approve, deny or modify the plans presented by the applicant.  If it denies or modifies the plans for a mobile home park, the Commission shall promptly notify the applicant of that action, together with the reasons for the modification or denial.
            3.   Improvement Location Permit.  Following approval of a mobile home park by the Plan Commission, the Director, upon application, including a letter of approval from the State Board of Health and payment of fees, shall issue to the applicant an improvement location permit.
         (b)   Mobile Home Subdivision.  The procedure and design of a mobile home subdivision shall be the same as those provided for in Article 5, Subdivision Procedures and Article 6, Site Design and Improvement Standards (see §§ 159.060 through 159.062 and §§ 159.075 through 159.087).
      (3)   Permitted Uses.  A complete listing of permitted uses is provided in Appendix C, Use Matrix.  Certain permitted uses have special restrictions listed in division (D)(4) of this section.
      (4)   Uses Permitted with Restrictions.  The following uses are permitted in this district provided that they meet the restrictions below.
         (a)   Parks.
            1.   Landscape Buffers: Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            2.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            3.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208..
            4.   Noise: Noise not shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208..  The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
      (5)   Conditional Uses.  Conditional uses are permitted when authorized by the Board of Zoning Appeals after a public hearing subject to § 159.042.  The conditional uses that may be approved are listed in Appendix C, Official Schedule of Uses Matrix.
         (a)   Fire and Police Stations, Schools, Churches, Clubhouses.
            1.   Setbacks: No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any structure on another lot.
            2.   Landscape Buffers: Landscape buffers shall be provided pursuant to § 159.185.
            3.   Parking: No off-street parking area shall be closer than ten feet to any lot line.  Off-street parking areas shall include both perimeter and interior landscaping subject to §§ 159.180 through 159.188.
            4.   Lighting: Lighted areas shall be approved prior to development and shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208..
            5.   Noise: Noise not shall not infringe upon other properties, pursuant to §§ 159.200 through 159.208.  The Board may require additional buffers to prevent noise pollution.
         (b)   Campgrounds.
            1.   Approval must be obtained from the Indiana State Board of Health.
            2.   The size, procedure, design, installation, and maintenance of campgrounds shall be as provided for in § 159.106(C).
      (6)   Bulk Requirements.  The following requirements apply to mobile home parks and subdivisions:
         (a)   Minimum Tract Size.  Each mobile home park shall contain a minimum of five acres.
         (b)   Maximum Density.  A maximum of seven mobile homes per acre may be permitted if serviced by central sanitary sewers as approved by the State Board of Health.  This maximum shall be determined from the gross acreage of the mobile home park.  The Hamilton County Soils Conservation Officer and the County Health Officer shall review the adequacy of the soils and may require a lesser density for just cause.
         (c)   Setbacks.
            1.   Mobile home stands must be so located that when occupied by a mobile home the clear distance between a mobile home and any adjacent mobile home will be not less than 20 feet.
            2.   No mobile home shall be located closer than 20 feet to any building within the mobile home park.
            3.   The minimum depth of a front yard of a mobile home park where such part abuts a major arterial street is 60 feet from the right of way line.  The minimum depth of the front yard of a mobile home park where such park abuts a collector street is 40 feet.  The minimum depth of front yard of a mobile home park where such park abuts a local street is 25 feet.
            4.   The minimum depth of side and rear yards of a mobile home park shall be 25 feet.  Adequate screen planting shall be provided at the determination of the Commission, where deemed necessary for compatibility with adjoining properties.
            5.   The clear distance between any mobile home and the centerline of the abutting mobile home park street shall be a minimum of 45 feet.
            6.   Maximum lot coverage - 65%.
         (d)   Minimum Ground Floor Area.  In approved mobile home parks, there shall be no minimum ground floor area requirements for mobile homes located therein except as provided elsewhere in this chapter. Any and all manufactured homes constructed on individual lots, outside of the "Residential Mobile Home" (RMH) zoning district shall comply with the bulk standards of that district and Article 9 - General Regulations, Part F. Manufactured Homes, Individual (see § 159.124).
      (7)   Additional Requirements.
         (a)   Each mobile home, mobile home stand or mobile home space shall be provided with two parking spaces adjacent thereto, which parking spaces shall have unobstructed access to a mobile home park street.  No on-street parking shall be permitted in a mobile home park.
         (b)   There shall be a minimum of two entrances to a mobile home park, unless a different number is approved by the Plan Commission.
         (c)   Outdoor storage is prohibited.  Applicant shall provide minimum storage space and requirements for storage buildings in covenants.
         (d)   Mobile home park streets shall be paved either with Portland cement concrete or bituminous concrete.  Such streets shall be a minimum of 24 feet in width and shall be built in conformance with the current street construction standards of the governmental unit in which such mobile home park is located.
         (e)   A paved sidewalk shall be installed on at least one side of each mobile home park street.  The minimum width of such sidewalks shall be four feet.
         (f)   The Plan Commission may, as part of its approval, require curbs and/or gutters in mobile home parks where, in the opinion of the said Commission, drainage of surface water as provided by the applicant in its development plans is insufficient to properly carry such surface water.
         (g)   Surface drainage as approved by the Plan Commission shall be installed and maintained by the applicant or his successor in title.
         (h)   Prior to the issuance of an improvement location permit, an applicant must file with the Director a letter from the Indiana State Board of Health evidencing approval by such board and compliance with the requirements of such board.
   (H)   Residential Planned Development (R/PD).  The purpose of the R/PD District is to permit the development of single-family residential as per the Hamilton County Zoning Ordinance and adopted Planned Development Application and Supplemental Documentation for those particular parcels of property as evidence by the Maps in Appendix J. The permitted uses and the bulk requirements shall be established as per the adopted Hamilton County Zoning Ordinance and the Adopted Planned Development Application(s) and Supplemental Documentation enacted at the time and are in effect until such time the property is rezoned to a city zoning district. The property is located along the north side of East 146th Street and is known as the "Kingsley Subdivision." Hamilton County zoned the property R3P "Residential Medium-High Density Village/Urban."  This is a planned development and shall be required to follow those standards as set forth in the Adopted Planned Development Application and Supplemental Documentation and the Hamilton County Zoning Ordinance. Any requirements that cannot be met shall require a public hearing before the Plan Commission and Common Council. (Refer to Appendix J)
(Ord. 62-12-95, passed 1-22-96; Am. Ord. 12-4-97, passed 5-12-97; Am. Ord. 16-3-00, passed 4-10-00; Am. Ord. 69-11-00, passed 12-12-00; Am. Ord. 48-6-05, passed 7-12-05; Am. Ord. 76-9-05, passed 10-11-05; Am. Ord. 56-11-07, passed 12-11-07; Am. Ord. 64-11-08, passed 12-9-08; Am. Ord. 23-06-10, passed 7-13-10; Am. Ord. 24-7-10, passed 8-10-10; Am. Ord. 12-2-11, passed 3-15-11; Am. Ord. 18-5-11, passed 6-14-11; Am. Ord. 29-9-11, passed 10-11-11; Am. Ord. 31-09-13, passed 9-24-13; Am. Ord. 53-10-15, passed 11-10-15 ; Am. Ord. 46-07-16, passed 8-9-16; Am. Ord. 25-07-17, passed 8-15-17 ; Am. Ord. 32-07-19, passed 7-23-19)    Penalty, see § 159.999