Skip to code content (skip section selection)
(A) Purpose - The purpose of the R-3-C sub-zone is to provide an area of medium-density family multiple dwellings and new development for existing multiple-family residential neighborhoods, particularly in order to preserve existing low- to moderate-income housing within the city's coastal zone. Development within the R-3-C sub-zone shall be consistent with the policies of the Oxnard coastal land use plan.
(`64 Code, Sec. 37-2.5.1)
(B) Permitted uses - The following are permitted uses in the R-3-C sub-zone:
(1) Single-family dwellings placed on a permanent foundation;
(2) Accessory buildings and structures located on the same lot;
(3) Adult day care facilities serving no more than six adults;
(4) Home occupations;
(5) Child care centers serving no more than six children;
(6) Congregate living health facilities of no more than six beds;
(7) Large family day care homes that the planning manager finds to comply with the standards set out in section 16-440;
(8) Residential care facilities for the elderly serving no more than six persons; and
(9) Small residential health or care facilities that conform to city ordinances restricting building heights, setbacks, lot dimensions, placement of signs and other matters applicable to dwellings of the same type in the same zone, and that provide services to no more than six persons, or to no more than eight children in the case of a small family day care home.
(10) Short-term rentals consistent with section 17-53.
(`64 Code, Sec. 37-2.5.2)
(C) Conditionally permitted uses - The following uses are permitted subject to the approval of a coastal development permit pursuant to the provisions of article V:
(1) Multiple-family dwellings;
(2) Townhouses, condominiums, community ownership projects and attached and semi-attached dwellings on a permanent foundation;
(3) Vacation timeshare developments that participate in the transfer of development rights program;
(4) Adult day care facilities serving more than six adults;
(5) Child care centers serving more than six children;
(6) Congregate living health facilities of more than six beds; and
(7) Residential care facilities for the elderly serving more than six persons.
(`64 Code, Sec. 37-2.5.3)
(D) Property development standards -
(1) Maximum building height: three stories, not to exceed 35 feet.
(2) Minimum lot area: 2,400 square feet per dwelling unit. No more than two units on lots having an average width of less than 60 feet. No more than one unit on lots having an average width of less than 40 feet. Lots of record prior to May 21,1981, which have a minimum of 4,800 square feet may contain three dwelling units, provided minimum width is met.
(3) Minimum lot width: 60 feet.
(4) Interior yard space: 25% of lot area; minimum dimension of 15 feet.
(5) Front yard setback: 20 feet; 15 feet if all vehicle access is off alley.
(6) Rear yard setback: 25 feet.
(7) Side yard setback:
(a) Interior and street side yard: five feet for one- and two-story structures; 10 feet for three-story structures.
(b) Reverse corner side yards: 1/2 of front yard of abutting lot, not to be less than 10 feet.
(8) Accessory buildings: may occupy any portion of rear yard if located at least six feet from main structure, if has no more than one story in height, and if set back a minimum of 15 feet from any alley or way.
(`64 Code, Sec. 37-2.5.4)
(E) Special requirements - 25% of required interior yard space may be on building decks having a minimum dimension of 10 feet and a minimum area of 200 square feet.
(`64 Code, Sec. 37-2.5.5)
(F) Applicable provisions - All uses shall be subject to the applicable standards of this chapter, including standards contained in the following sections:
(1) Section 17-5, General requirements;
(2) Article III, Specific Coastal Development and Resource Standards;
(3) Article IV, General Coastal Development and Resource Standards; and
(4) Article V, Administration.
(`64 Code, Sec. 37-2.5.6)
(Ord. No. 2034, 2122, 2145, 2671, 2716, 2970, 2986)