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Residential District Yard Requirements

Listed below are a portion of the yard requirements for residential districts. Others, such as buffering, screening, frontages, heights, etc. can be found in the complete zoning code.

The non-residential districts are identified in detail in the complete zoning code. Residential uses are not permitted in any non-residential district unless specifically permitted.

 

A-1 District
Use:     Dwellings (1 & 1.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):     20,000
Lot Width (Ft.):     100
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):     40
Side Yard Width (Ft.):     10% of lot width; each side, maximum 20 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):     30

A-1 District
Use:    Dwellings (2 & 2.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    20,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    100
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    40
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 20 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    35

A-1 District
Use:    Other uses
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    90,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    300
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    40
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    60
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    40

R-0 District
Use:    Dwellings (1 & 1.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    14,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    90
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    30

R-0 District
Use:    Dwellings (2 & 2.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    14,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    90
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    35

R-0 District
Use:    Other uses
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    90,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    300
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    40
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    60
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    40

R-1 District
Use:    Dwellings (1 & 1.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    12,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    75
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    30

R-1 District
Use:    Dwellings (2 & 2.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    12,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    75
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    35

R-1 District
Use:    Other Uses
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    40,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    200
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    40

R-2 District
Use:    Dwellings (1 family)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    12,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    75
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    30

R-2 District
Use:    Dwellings (2 family)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    21,780
Lot Width (Ft.):    80
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    30

R-2 District
Use:    Dwellings (3 family)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    32,670
Lot Width (Ft.):    100
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    30

R-2 District
Use:    Dwellings (4 family)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    43,560
Lot Width (Ft.):    100
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    30

R-2 District
Use:    Other uses
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    40,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    150
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    40
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    40

R-3 District
Use:    Multi-family (1 & 1.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    12,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    80
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    30

R-3 District
Use:    Multi-family (2 & 2.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    15,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    100
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    35

R-3 District
Use:    Multi-family (3 & 3.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    18,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    120
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    35

R-3 District
Use:    Multi-family (4 or more stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    24,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    160
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    20 (4 feet more for each story over 4 stories)
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    40

R-3 District
Use:    Other uses
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    20,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    150
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    20 (4 feet more for each story over 4 stories)
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    40

R-4 District
Use:    Multi-family (1 & 1.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    12,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    80
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    30

R-4 District
Use:    Multi-family (2 & 2.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    15,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    100
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    30

R-4 District
Use:    Multi-family (3 & 3.5 stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    18,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    120
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    10% of lot width; each side, maximum 15 feet
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    35

R-4 District
Use:    Multi-family (4 or more stories)
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    24,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    160
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    20 (4 feet more for each story over 4 stories)
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    40

R-4 District
Use:    Other uses
Lot Area (Sq. Ft.):    20,000
Lot Width (Ft.):    150
Front Yard Depth (Ft.):    30
Side Yard Width (Ft.):    20 (4 feet more for each story over 4 stories)
Rear Yard Depth (Ft.):    40