Article 14


(R-1)  (R-1A)


14.0                Purpose   

The purpose of this District is to provide a single family residential development in areas served by public water and community sewage disposal facilities.  The District offers reduced area requirements in serviced areas.

    1. 14.1 Principal Permitted Uses 


In the R-1 District, no person shall hereafter use any land, building or structure and no person shall erect any building or structure except in accordance with the following provisions:

  1. Single family dwellings.
  2. Publicly owned and operated schools, libraries, parks, parkways and recreation facilities.
  3. Type B family day care home.
  4. Accessory uses customarily incidental to the above permitted uses.


14.2                Development Standards




a. Minimum Area

20,000 sq. ft.

11,250 sq. ft.

b. Minimum Frontage

100 ft.

75 ft.

c. Minimum Front Yard

60 ft.

30 ft.

d. Minimum Side Yard

25 ft.

20 ft.

e. Minimum Rear Yard

50 ft.

40 ft.

f. Minimum Setback for Corner Lots:

1.2 the required front yard setback

g. Maximum Height

35 ft.

35 ft.

h. Maximum Lot Depth

Lot width times 3.5

i. Minimum Floor Area

1,200 sq. ft.

1,000 sq. ft.

14.3                Required Parking    

                        As specified in Article 30 

    1. 14.4 Signs 


As specified in Article 31.


    1. 14.5 Accessory Buildings 


  1. Where the accessory structure is attached to a main building, it shall be subject to and must conform to the main building.
  2. Except as otherwise provided herein, no accessory building or structure or use shall be erected or carried on in the required front yard.
  3. A detached private garage or other accessory structure may be erected and used in the interior side or rear yard provided that:

a.         When such accessory structure is located in the rear or side yard, a minimum side and rear yard of five (5) feet shall be maintained.  If the structure is one thousand five hundred (1,500) square feet or greater, then the minimum side and rear yard shall be twenty (20) feet.  If the structure is single story, detached, does not exceed one hundred and twenty (120) square feet of floor space, does not have a permanent foundation, has no plumbing installed, and is used as a tool or storage shed, playhouse, or similar use, it is exempt from required zoning permit.  A zoning permit shall be required for all other accessory structures. 

b.         In no case shall an accessory structure be located closer than twenty (20) feet to any street line or alley.

  1. An accessory building shall be a minimum distance of ten (10) feet from any main building(s).
  2. No accessory structure shall be used for human habitation.
  3. No accessory structure shall be used for commercial or industrial purposes.
  4. Accessory structures shall not cover more than thirty five (35%) percent of the required rear yard.
  5. Accessory structures must be subordinate in area to the principal use.
  6. The maximum height of any accessory structure shall be twenty (20) feet.
  7. Private swimming pools, refer to Section 29.9

11.       Driveways, parking and/or maneuvering areas are considered accessory structures and shall not encroach upon the minimum side yard setback areas as set forth in 14.5.3 (a) of this resolution.

    1. 14.6 Home Occupation as a Permitted Use 


A home occupation shall be permitted use if it complies with the following requirements:

  1. The external appearance of the structure in which the use is conducted shall not be altered and not more than one sign no larger than two square feet shall be mounted flush to the wall of the structure.
  2. No external alterations, construction or reconstruction of the premises to accommodate the use shall be permitted.


  1. There shall be no outside storage of any kind related to the use and only commodities produced on the premises may be sold on the premises;  no display of products may be visible from the street.
  2. Not more than twenty five (25%) percent of the gross floor area of the dwelling shall be devoted to the use.
  3. No equipment, process, materials or chemicals shall be used which create offensive noise, vibration, smoke, dust, odor, heat, glare, x-rays, radiation or electrical disturbances.
  4. No additional parking demand shall be created.