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Chapter 18. General Zoning Ordinance

Sec. 18-30. (TR-6) Two Family Residential-6 Zoning District

(1) Intent. This district is intended to create, preserve, and enhance areas for single family detached and two family attached dwellings at an approximate density of 6 dwelling units per acre.

(2) Principal Uses Permitted by Right. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for each of the following land uses.

(a) Single Family

(b) Two Flat

(c) Twin House

(d) Duplex

(e) Community Garden

(f) Small Scale Indoor Institutional

(g) Outdoor Open Space Institutional

(h) Passive Outdoor Recreation

(i) Active Outdoor Recreation

(j) Essential Services

(k) Small Scale Public Services and Utilities

(l) Community Living Arrangement (1-15 residents) meeting the requirements of Section 18-57(11) and (12)

(m) Communication Antenna

(3) Principal Uses Permitted as Conditional Use. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for each of the following land uses.

(a) Large Scale Indoor Institutional

(4) Accessory Uses Permitted by Right. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for each of the following land uses.

(a) Satellite Dish

(b) Personal Antenna and Tower

(c) In-Home Daycare (4-8 children)

(d) In-Family Suite

(e) Residential Accessory Building

(f) Nonresidential Accessory Building

(g) Landscape Feature

(h) Deck

(i) Recreational Facility

(j) Residential Kennel

(k) On-Site Parking

(l) Solar Energy System

(5) Accessory Uses Permitted as Conditional Use. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for each of the following land uses.

(a) Small Wind Energy System

(b) Solar Energy System

(c) Accessory Dwelling Unit

(6) Temporary Uses. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for each of the following land uses. (Exempt from setbacks unless specified in Article III.)

(a) Temporary Outdoor Assembly

(b) Temporary Storage Container

(c) Temporary Construction Storage

(d) Temporary Contractor's Project Office

(e) Temporary On-Site Real Estate Sales Office

(f) Temporary Relocatable Building

(g) Garage or Estate Sale

(7) Density, Intensity, and Bulk Regulations for the (TR-6) Two Family Residential - 6 District.

 Residential UsesNonresidential Uses
Minimum Lot Area6,000 square feet for existing single family, two flat, and duplex lots;6,000 square feet per dwelling unit for a twin home;10,800 square feet for newly platted single family and two flat  lots;12,000 square feet for newly platted duplex lots12,000 square feet
Maximum Building Coverage of Lot40 percent
Minimum Lot Width60 feet for newly platted single family, two flat, and twin home (per dwelling unit) lots;80 feet for newly platted duplex lots80 feet
Minimum Front Setback25 feet35 feet
Minimum Street Side Setback15 feet17 feet
Minimum Side Setback7 ½ feet15 feet
Minimum Rear Setback20 feet20 feet
Major Street SetbackMinimum of 50 feet or mean of adjoining lots (see Section 18-12 and 18-72)
Maximum Principal Building Height35 feet
Minimum Pavement Setback (lot line to pavement; excludes driveway entrances and lots that are 50 feet wide or less)3 feet from side or rear, or 0 feet for shared driveway;10 feet from right of way
Minimum Parking RequiredSee Article III
Minimum Garage Door Setback to Alley (if applicable)20 feet for doors parallel to alley;8 feet for any other garage;Existing garages may be rebuilt on current footprint
Accessory Building Side Setback3 feet
Accessory Building Rear Setback5 feet
Maximum Detached Accessory Building HeightLesser of 20 feet or principal building height