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Table 18.3.5.060 contains lot and development standards, including density, minimum dimensions, area, coverage, structure height and other provisions that control the intensity, scale, and location of development for the NM-R-1-7.5, NM-R-1-5, NM-MF, and NM-C.

Table 18.3.5.060. North Mountain Neighborhood Dimensional Standards

North Mountain Neighborhood Zones1

NM-R-1-7.5

NM-R-1-5

NM-MF

NM-C

Residential Density (dwelling units/acre)1

3.6 du/ac

5 du/ac

12 du/ac

20 du/ac

1Density is computed by dividing the total number of dwelling units by the acreage of the project, including land dedicated to the public. Fractional portions of the answer shall not apply towards the total density, except that units less than 500 square feet gross habitable floor area shall count as .75 units in the NM-MF and NM-C zones. Accessory residential units are not subject to the density requirements of the zone in the NM-R-1-7.5 and NM-R-1-5 zones.

Standard Yards – Minimum (feet)

Front – Standard

10 ft minimum/ 25 ft maximum

10 ft minimum/ 25 ft maximum

10 ft minimum/ 25 ft maximum

No minimum yard requirements, except as required for parking, landscaping and building design requirement in chapters 18.4.2, 18.4.3, and 18.4.4.

Front – Unenclosed Porch

5 ft

5 ft

5 ft

Front – Garage2

15 ft from building face / 20 ft from sidewalk

15 ft from building face / 20 ft from sidewalk

15 ft from building face / 20 ft from sidewalk

Side – Standard3

5 ft per building story

5 ft per building story

5 ft per building story

Side – Adjacent to Street

10 ft

10 ft

10 ft

Side – Single-Story, Detached Garage and Accessory Buildings4

3 ft

3 ft

3 ft

Rear – Standard

10 ft per building story

10 ft per building story

10 ft per building story

Rear – Upper Floor Dormer Space

15 ft

15 ft

15 ft

Rear - Single-Story, Detached Garage and Accessory Buildings Adjacent to Alley

4 ft

4 ft

4 ft

Rear – Two-Story Accessory Adjacent to Alley

4 ft

4 ft

4 ft

2No greater than 50 percent of the total lineal building façade facing the street can consist of garage, carport, or other covered parking space.

3No additional side yard is required for half-stories and upper floor dormer space.

4No side yard is required for accessory buildings sharing a common wall.

Solar Access

Solar access setback required pursuant to chapter 18.4.8 Solar Access.

No solar access setback required.

Lot Coverage – Maximum (% of lot area)

45%

50%

75%

80%

1 Zones: NC = Neighborhood Commercial; MU = Mixed Use; OE = Office Employment; CI = Compatible Industrial; OS = Open Space.

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