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The standards in this Section apply to multi-family development projects that contain 20 or more dwelling units. These standards are in addition to the standards in § 84.16.040 (Development Standards Applicable to All Multi-Family Projects) and the guidelines in § 84.16.080 (Design Guidelines for Multi-Family Projects - 20 or More Units).
(a) Open Space - Common.
(1) Minimum Size and Dimensions. In lieu of the provisions of § 84.16.050(h)(1), the following shall apply for common open space for multi-family projects with 20 or more units: A minimum 900 square feet of usable common open space shall be provided for active or passive outdoor activity. For every dwelling unit above seven, an additional 125 square feet of usable common open space shall be provided. Usable common open space is defined as an open area or recreational amenity or facility that is designed and intended to be used for outdoor living and/or recreation. Usable open space shall have a minimum dimension of 30 feet in any direction. A multi-family development shall not be located adjacent to an IR (Regional Industrial) land use zoning district, AG (Agriculture) land use zoning district, or mining operations unless the common open space constitutes 60 percent or more of the parcel and is designed to buffer the industrial, agricultural or mining uses.
(2) Calculation of area. Required front, rear, and side setback areas along streets, driveways, parking areas, and walkways shall not be used to satisfy any part of the common open space requirement.
(3) Amenities. The common open space area shall include amenities indicated in § 84.16.050 (Common Amenities and Facilities).
(b) Open Space - Private. A minimum of 125 square feet of private open space (e.g., patios, balcony, decks, etc.), a minimum of six feet in width, shall be provided for each dwelling unit. Required private open space areas shall not be used to satisfy any part of the common open space requirement. Enclosure of private open space shall not prevent common open space surveillance by the residents.
(c) On-site Manager. A full-time resident manager shall be required for all multi-family projects with 20 or more dwelling units.
(d) Management Office. A separate management office shall be required for all multi-family projects of 20 or more dwelling units. If applicable, the management office shall be located in a central, visible location. See Figure 84-5 (Management Office in Central Location.).
(1) Clear legible entry signs shall be provided to identify the development. Internal circulation signs and visitor parking areas shall also be clearly indicated. A directory that shows the location of structures and individual dwelling units within the development shall be provided. Professionally designed, creative signs are strongly encouraged
(2) Structure numbers and individual unit numbers shall be readily visible, in a consistent location, well lit at night, and compatible with the overall design of the residential project.
(Ord. 4043, passed - -2008)