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Chapter 18. General Zoning Ordinance

Sec. 18-55. Reidential Land Uses

(1) Single Family: A dwelling designed for and occupied by not more than one family and having no roof, wall, or floor in common with any other dwelling unit. This dwelling unit type consists of a fully detached single family residence which is located on an individual lot.

Regulations:

(a) The dwelling unit must be a site built structure built in compliance with the State of Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code (UDC), a modular home as permitted by Chapter 15 of the City of Marshfield Municipal Code, or a manufactured home that has received a Federal Manufactured Housing Certificate label.

(b) The dwelling must be attached to a finished, permanent foundation, such as a poured concrete slab or basement meeting UDC requirements.

(c) Minimum required parking: Two spaces.

(d) This following figure is intended to provide a graphic depiction of the setback and dimensional requirements for Single Family land uses. Specific requirements for Single Family uses can be found in Article II under the density, intensity, and bulk requirements for each residential zoning district.


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(2) Two Flat: This dwelling unit type consists of a single structure with two separate residences each having a private individual access and no shared internal access other than a common hallway. Two Flats are attached units within a 2 story structure with one unit above the other, possibly with a shared front porch.

Regulations:

(a) This dwelling unit type may not be split into additional residences.

(b) Minimum required parking: 2 spaces per dwelling unit.

(c) This following figure is intended to provide a graphic depiction of the setback and dimensional requirements for Two Flat land uses. Specific requirements for Two Flats can be found in Article II under the density, intensity, and bulk requirements for each residential zoning district.


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(3) Twin-House: This dwelling unit type consists of two separate residences, each having a private individual access and no shared internal access. Similar to Duplexes, Twin-Houses are attached side-by-side units, each with a ground floor and roof. Unlike Duplexes, Twin-Houses are located on separate lots.

Regulations:

(a) Individual sanitary sewer and public water laterals and utility meters are required for each lot.

(b) This dwelling unit type may not be split into additional residences.

(c) A Twin-House is permitted a zero foot setback along the common wall and lot line.

(d) Minimum required parking: 2 spaces per dwelling unit.

(e) This following figure is intended to provide a graphic depiction of the setback and dimensional requirements for Twin-House land uses. Specific requirements Twin-Houses can be found in Article II under the density, intensity, and bulk requirements for each residential zoning district.


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(4) Duplex: This dwelling unit type consists of two separate residences, each having a private individual access, and no shared internal access. Duplexes are attached side-by-side units located on one lot, each with a ground floor and roof.

Regulations:

(a) This dwelling unit type may not be split into additional residences.

(b) A Duplex is permitted a zero foot setback along the common wall.

(c) Minimum required parking: 2 spaces per dwelling unit.

(d) This following figure is intended to provide a graphic depiction of the setback and dimensional requirements for Duplex land uses. Specific requirements for Duplexes can be found in Article II under the density, intensity, and bulk requirements for each residential zoning district.


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(5) Townhouse: A Townhouse consists of attached, 2 story residences, each having a private, individual access. This dwelling unit type may be located on its own lot or within a group development. Each dwelling unit shares at least one common wall with an abutting dwelling unit.

Regulations:

(a) No more than 8 and no less than 3 Townhouse dwelling units may be attached per building.

(b) All Townhouse units within a development shall be located a minimum of 25 feet from the boundary of the development.

(c) This dwelling unit type may not be split into additional residences.

(d) A Townhouse is permitted a zero foot setback along the common wall and/or lot line.

(e) Minimum required parking: 2 spaces per dwelling unit.

(f) This following figure is intended to provide a graphic depiction of the setback and dimensional requirements for Townhouse land uses. Specific requirements for Townhouses can be found in Article II under the density, intensity, and bulk requirements for each residential zoning district.

 
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(6) Multiplex: This dwelling unit type consists with 3 or more individual attached dwelling units which have private, individual exterior entrances.

Regulations:

(a) As part of the conditional use requirement for group developments, any development comprised of one or more Multiplex buildings which contain 5 or more dwelling units shall provide additional site design features such as underground parking, architectural elements, landscaping, and/or on-site recreational facilities.

(b) This dwelling unit type may not be split into additional residences.

(c) Minimum required parking: One space per dwelling unit.

(d) This following figure is intended to provide a graphic depiction of the setback and dimensional requirements for Multiplex land uses. Specific requirements for Multiplexes can be found in Article II under the density, intensity, and bulk requirements for each residential zoning district.


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(7) Apartment: This dwelling unit type consists of a single structure with 3 or more individual attached dwelling units which take access from a shared entrance or hallway.

Regulations:

(a) As part of the conditional use requirement for group developments, any development comprised of one or more Apartment buildings which contain 5 or more dwelling units shall provide additional site design features such as underground parking, architectural elements, landscaping, and/or on-site recreational facilities.

(b) This dwelling unit type may not be split into additional residences.

(c) Minimum required parking: One space per dwelling unit.

(d) This following figure is intended to provide a graphic depiction of the setback and dimensional requirements for Apartment land uses. Specific requirements for Apartments can be found in Article II under the density, intensity, and bulk requirements for each residential zoning district.

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(8) Mobile Home: A dwelling unit type consisting of a fully detached, single family residence, which has not received a Federal Manufactured Housing Certificate and was manufactured prior to June 15, 1976.

Regulations:

(a) No Mobile Home may be split into two or more residences.

(b) Within 30 days of occupancy, the owner shall remove the axle and install skirting.

(c) Minimum required parking: 2 spaces per Mobile Home.

(d) Mobile homes shall have a minimum of a 3/12 pitched roof unless located in a mobile home park.

(e) Each mobile home and manufactured home in the city which is occupied as a residence shall be installed on a basement or on grade beams with masonry skirting, except when located in a mobile home park.

(f) The minimum width for mobile homes shall be 22 feet unless located in a mobile home park.

(g) This following figure is intended to provide a graphic depiction of the setback and dimensional requirements for Mobile Home land uses. Specific requirements for Mobile Homes can be found in Article II under the density, intensity, and bulk requirements for each residential zoning district.

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(9) Mobile Home Subdivision: This land use is a form of residential development which is exclusively reserved for individually sold lots containing Mobile Homes.

Regulations:

(a) Development shall be located so as to blend with abutting residentially zoned areas to the greatest extent possible.

(b) No access shall be permitted to local residential streets.

(c) No Mobile Home may be split into two or more residences.

(d) Within 30 days of occupancy, the owner shall remove the axle and install skirting.

(e) Minimum required parking: 2 spaces per Mobile Home.

(10) Mobile Home Park: This land use is a form of residential development which is exclusively reserved for individually sold or rented air right pads containing Mobile Homes. Each Mobile Home must meet the requirements listed under Subsection (8), above.

Regulations:

(a) Development shall be located so as to blend with abutting residentially zoned areas to the greatest extent possible.

(b) No direct access shall be permitted to local residential streets. Access shall be provided by private streets.

(c) The minimum lot size for new mobile home parks shall be 5 acres.

(d) Each mobile home within a mobile home park shall have 40 feet of frontage on a public or private drive.

(e) Surfaced roadways shall be of adequate width to accommodate anticipated traffic, and the subdivision regulations may be modified in order to meet the following minimum requirements:

1. The entry road shall be a minimum of 32 feet in width.

2. Minor streets may be no less than 30 feet in width.

3. Cul-de-sac streets shall be limited in length to 300 feet and shall be provided at the closed end with a turnaround or cul-de-sac with a roadway 90 feet in diameter or more.

4. All streets shall be paved with bituminous or concrete pavement and meet all standards prescribed by city codes and regulations, when such street has been developed to the extent of 2/3 of its length.

(f) Each mobile home shall be at least 20 feet from other mobile homes at the closest point when parallel to each other and 20 feet from a private drive. Existing mobile home parks are exempt from this requirement when an existing unit is being replaced.

(11) Mixed Use Dwelling Unit(s): One or more residential dwellings within a mixed use structure (i.e. a single building containing more than one type of land use). Mixed Use Dwelling Unit(s) are permitted on the ground floor of a building used for an office, commercial, or institutional land use, except in the DMU district.

Regulations:

(a) Minimum required parking: One space per residential dwelling.