Intent - The R-3: Medium Density Residential Districts are established to promote and maintain the development of Single-Family Dwellings and limited public and institutional uses that are compatible with the surrounding residential neighborhood. The Development Standards and range of Permitted Uses are designed to provide for residential living at a slightly higher density of development than that of the R-2 District with a density of approximately 3.0 to 4.0 Dwelling Units per gross acre.
A. Permitted Uses.
a. One (1) Single Family Dwelling
b.Residential Facility for the Developmentally Disabled
c.Residential Facility for the Mentally Ill
d.Child Care Home (that is used as the primary residence of the person who operates the Child Care Home)
2.Special Exception Uses
Public Utility Substation
Tourist Home / Bed & Breakfast
Sewage Treatment Plant
Water Treatment Plant
School - Public or Private
Child Care Center
Country Club or Golf Course
Private or Public Swimming Pool
Municipal / State Maintenance Facility
3.Accessory Uses - See Article IV.
4.Home Occupations - See Article IV.
5.Temporary Uses - See Article IV.
B. Development Standards.
For all Lots in any Subdivision which were included in a Primary Plat that received approval prior to January 1, 2007, and which were included in an approved, recorded Secondary Plat within three (3) years of the date of Primary Plat approval, and if the Subdivision is developed in more than one (1) section, approval for each subsequent section shall be filed for within three (3) years of the approval of the prior section, the Development Standards set forth below shall be deemed to be modified to read as follows: the Minimum Lot Width shall be 70', the Minimum Side Yard shall be 6 feet, and the Minimum Aggregate Side Yard shall be 15 feet.
For Lots in any Subdivision approved after the dates or not meeting the requirements for the approval of subsequent section as specified above, the Development Standards set forth below shall apply:
1. Minimum Lot Area - 10,000 square feet
Attachment to public or semi-public water and sanitary sewer facilities shall be mandatory for development in this District.
2. Minimum Lot Width - 80 feet.
3. Minimum Lot Frontage - 35 feet on a Public Street and gain direct Access from said Public Street or an abutting Alley.
4. Maximum Lot Coverage - 35 percent.
5. Minimum Yards and Building Setbacks
a. Front - a minimum Front Yard and Building Setback measured from the Proposed Right-of-Way shall be provided as follows:
Primary Arterial Street:
Secondary Arterial Street:
Local Street / Cul-de-Sac Street:
b. Side - a minimum Side Yard of 10 feet shall be provided along all Side Lot Lines.
c. Aggregate Side - a minimum Aggregate Side Yard of 20 feet shall be provided on all Lots.
d. Rear - a minimum Rear Yard shall be provided along all Rear Lot Lines as follows:
(1)Primary Building - 20'
(2)Accessory Building - 5'
6.Maximum Building Height -
a.Primary Building - 35'
b.Accessory Building - 25'
7. Minimum Main Floor Area - The minimum Main Floor Area of the Primary Building, exclusive of Garage, Carport, Deck, Patio and open Porches:
a. One-story Building - 1,300 square feet.
b. Two or more story Building - 1,100 square feet, provided, that the total Finished Floor Area shall be at least 1,300 square feet.
8. Off-Street Parking - each Dwelling Unit shall be provided with at least two (2) Off-Street Parking Spaces.
9.Signs - See Article VII.
C. Development Incentives.
Any proposed Single Family Dwelling Subdivision located in the R-3 District shall be eligible to utilize the Development Incentives set forth in Article V of this Ordinance.