(3)   Residential Districts. 489
Building types are permitted in Residential districts in accordance with Table 14-602-1.A. Principal uses are allowed in Residential districts in accordance with Table 14-602-1. Uses classified as accessory uses, such as home occupations, are not regulated by the use table. Accessory uses are permitted in conjunction with allowed principal uses, provided they comply with all applicable regulations of § 14-603 (Use-Specific Standards) and § 14-604 (Accessory Uses and Structures).
(a)   Notes for Table 14-602-1.
[1]   In the RM-1 district, the minimum lot area required per dwelling unit is as follows, provided that, whenever the calculation of permitted number of dwelling units results in a fraction of a dwelling unit, then the number of permitted dwelling units shall be rounded down to the nearest whole number: 490
(.a)   A minimum 360 sq. ft. of lot area is required per dwelling unit for the first 1,440 sq. ft. of lot area.
(.b)   A minimum of 480 sq. ft. of lot area is required per dwelling unit for the lot area in excess of 1,440 sq. ft. 490.1
[2]   Must be in a completely enclosed detached building.
[3]   In the RMX-1 district, a cumulative total of up to 50 sq. ft. of office, retail and commercial service floor area is allowed per dwelling unit that is included in the approved master plan. Space occupied by visitor accommodation uses is not counted as part of the total.
[4]   In the RMX-2 district, a cumulative total of up to 100 sq. ft. of office, retail, and commercial service floor area is allowed per dwelling unit that is included in the approved master plan. Space occupied by visitor accommodation uses is not counted as part of the total.
[5]   In the RMX-3 district, retail sales and commercial service uses may not exceed twenty-five percent (25%) of the total gross floor area. Retail sales uses must be located on the ground floor of a building, except that, in the area bounded by Cherry Street, 23rd Street, John F. Kennedy Boulevard and the right-of-way of CSX Railroad, retail sales uses may be located above the ground floor provided that such retail sales uses have a direct entrance or entrances from the ground floor. Commercial service uses may be located on any floor of a building. 491
Table 14-602-1.A: Building Types Allowed in Residential Districts 492
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Previous District Name
R1
R1A
R2
R3
R4
R5
R6/7
R9A/
10A/
R20
New
RSA
R8/9/
10/10B
/18/19
R11/
11A/
12/13
R14
R15/16
RC-6
WRD/ITD
RC-4
District Name
RSD-1
RSD-2
RSD-3
RSA-1
RSA-2
RSA-3
RSA-4
RSA-5
RSA-6
RTA-1
RM-1
RM-2
RM-3
RM-4
RMX-1
RMX-2
RMX-3
Y = Yes permitted as of right | S = Special exception approval required
N = Not allowed (expressly prohibited)
Detached
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
(See also § 14-701(2)(b), Note [9])
Semi-Detached
N
N
N
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
(See also § 14-701(2)(b), Note [8])
Attached
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Y
(See also § 14-701(2)(b), Note [1])
 
Table 14-602-1: Uses Allowed in Residential Districts 493
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Previous
District Name
R1
R1A
R2
R3
R4
R5
R6/7
R9A/
10A/
R20
New
RSA
R8/9/
10/
10B/
18/19
R11/
11A/
12/13
R14
R15/16
RC-6
WRD/ITD
RC-4
District Name
RSD-1
RSD-2
RSD-3
RSA-1
RSA-2
RSA-3
RSA-4
RSA-5
RSA-6
RTA-1
RM-1
RM-2
RM-3
RM-4
RMX-1
RMX-2
RMX-3
Use-Specific Standards
Y = Yes permitted as of right | S = Special exception approval required
N = Not allowed (expressly prohibited) | Uses not listed in this table are prohibited
See § 14-602(3)(a) (Notes for Table 14-602-1) for information pertaining to bracketed numbers (e.g., "[2]") in table cells.
Residential Use Category
Household Living
(as noted below)
    Single-Family
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
    Two-Family
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y
Y[1]
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
    Multi-Family
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[1]
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Group Living
(except as noted below)
N
N
N
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
    Personal Care Home
N
N
N
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
Single-Room Residence
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
Parks and Open Space Use Category
Passive Recreation
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Active Recreation
N
N
N
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
Public, Civic, and Institutional Use Category
Adult Care
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Child Care (as noted below)
    Family Child Care
N
N
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
    Group Child Care
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
Y
Y
Y
    Child Care Center
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y
Y
Y
§ 14-603(5)
Community Center
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Educational Facilities
N
N
N
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S
S
S
Fraternal Organization
N
N
N
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S
S
S
Hospital
N
N
N
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S
S
S
Libraries and Cultural Exhibits
N
N
N
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S
S
S
Religious Assembly
N
N
N
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y
Y
Y
Safety Services
N
N
N
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y
Y
Y
Transit Station
N
N
N
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y[2]
Y
Y
Y
Utilities and Services, Basic
N
N
N
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S[2]
S
S
S
Wireless Service Facility
N
N
N
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
Office Use Category
Business and Professional
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y
Medical, Dental, Health Practitioner (as noted below)
    Sole Practitioner
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y
    Group Practitioner
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
S[3]
S[4]
Y
Retail Sales Use Category
Consumer Goods
(except as noted below)
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y[5]
Drug Paraphernalia Stores
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
    Gun Shop
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Food, Beverages, and Groceries
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y[5]
Sundries, Pharmaceuticals, Convenience Sales
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y[5]
Wearing Apparel and Accessories
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y[5]
Commercial Services Use Category
Business Support
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y[5]
Eating and Drinking Establishment
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y[5]
Personal Services
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y[5]
Visitor Accommodations
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[4]
Y[5]
Commissaries and Catering Services
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y[3]
Y[4]
Y[5]
Urban Agriculture Use Category
Community Garden
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Market or Community- Supported Farm
S
S
S
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
 

 

Notes

489
   Amended, Bill No. 120774-A (approved January 14, 2013).
490
   Amended, Bill No. 150745-A (approved December 23, 2015); amended, Bill No. 161003-A (approved May 8, 2017); amended, Bill No. 170495 (approved July 11, 2017).
490.1
   Amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021).
491
   Amended, Bill No. 140439 (approved August 5, 2014). Section 3 of Bill No. 140439 provides: "Sunset Provision. This Ordinance shall lapse on December 31, 2016 except as to any building permit then in effect." Amended, Bill No. 150766 (approved December 8, 2015); amended, Bill No. 170306-A (approved July 11, 2017). Section 4 of Bill No. 170306-A provides: "Sunset Provision. This Ordinance shall lapse on December 31, 2020, except as to any building permit then in effect."
492
   Added, Bill No. 120774-A (approved January 14, 2013); amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021); amended, Bill No. 210078-A (approved April 28, 2021).
493
   Amended, Bill No. 120774-A (approved January 14, 2013); amended, Bill No. 130804 (approved December 18, 2013); amended, Bill No. 140802-A (approved December 3, 2014); amended, Bill No. 170402 (approved June 27, 2017); amended, Bill No. 190253 (approved July 24, 2019); amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021); amended, Bill No. 210078-A (approved April 28, 2021).