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RESIDENTIAL GARAGES/SHEDS

 

 

Garages in all residential districts, or on a lot where the principal use is residential, shall conform to the following:

 

(1) No detached private garage shall exceed a height of eighteen (18) feet.

 

(2) Two or more accessory structures on any one lot having a residential use shall have a minimum of ten feet of yard area between them.

 

(3) In addition,

 

R-1

 

(1) Total floor area for accessory structures in an R-1 residential district with a lot size of 43,000 square feet or less shall not exceed 1,200 square feet.

 

(2) Total floor area for accessory structure in an R-1 residential district with a lot size greater than 43,000 square feet shall not exceed 1,200 square feet plus 1% of the lot area in excess of 43,000 square feet.

 

Example: Total floor area for accessory structure in an R-1 residential district with a lot size of 65,000 cannot be in excess of 1,420 square feet.

 

R-2

 

(1)   Total floor area for accessory structure in an R-2/MH-1 residential district shall not exceed nine hundred (900) square feet, except where the lot size exceeds 10,000 square feet, the total accessory square footage may be increased by 1% of the lot area in excess of 10,000 square feet.

 

Example: Total floor area for accessory structure in an R-2/MH-1 residential district with a lot size of 13,000 shall not exceed 930 square feet.

 

R-3

 

(1) The floor area for an accessory structure with a duplex use, and not accessory to a farm, shall not exceed nine hundred (900) square feet for a single accessory structure nor shall any combined total exceed one thousand seven hundred (1,700) square feet. Single family homes in an R-3 District shall be limited to the R-2 (subdivision) or R-1 (metes and bounds/CSM) standards.

 

R-4

 

(1)  Floor area ration for accessory structures in a multiple-family (R-4) district shall not exceed:

 

(a) Three units, eight hundred and seventy (870) square feet.

(b) Each additional unit, two hundred and sixty-five (265) square feet.

(c) Increased floor area may be granted in a Conditional Use Permit.