SEC. 16-469.6.  EXCEPTIONS FOR LARGE LOTS WITH A PROPOSAL FOR NEW PRIMARY DWELLING UNIT.
   Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary, the director shall consider a request for a development design review (DDR) permit to develop a new primary dwelling unit and designate an existing housing unit as the accessory dwelling unit if all of the following apply:
   (A)   The qualifying legal lot is at least 9,000 square feet;
   (B)   Contiguous lots must be under the same ownership and shall be required to complete a lot merger;
   (C)   The existing legal single-family housing unit is not greater than 1,200 square feet in size, not counting an attached or detached garage, or as determined by the director;
   (D)   The lot complies with zoning designations listed in section 16-467(B);
   (E)   The proposed new housing unit is situated on the lot in compliance with applicable zoning setbacks and uniformly applied development and parking standards;
   (F)   The proposed new housing unit shall be at minimum of 150% the size of the existing dwelling unit now designated as the accessory dwelling unit, not counting an attached or detached garage; and
   (G)   That approved plans, certificate of occupancy, and related documents shall reflect that the existing housing unit is classified as the accessory dwelling unit and subject to sections 16-467(F), (I), (J), (L), (M), (O), and (P), and the newly constructed housing unit is classified as the primary unit and subject to sections 16-467(K), (M), and (P).
   (H)   Nothing in this section shall prevent approval of an application consistent with sections 16-465.1 to 16-467.2 herein.
(Ord. No. 2959, 2984)