Title 17C Land Use Standards
Chapter 17C.330 Group Living
The development standards of the base zone, overlay zone or special planning district apply unless superseded by the standards below.
Purpose.Resident density is limited to parallel the residential densities of the various zones. Resident density is also regulated to address service demands and to prevent nuisance-type impacts from overcrowding.
Description of Residents.Residents include all people living at the site, including those who provide support services, building maintenance, care, supervision, etc. People who only work at the site are not considered residents.
Density Standard for Group Living
Number of Residents
RA and RSF
1.5 residents per 1,000 square feet
2 residents per 1,000 square feet
2.5 residents per 1,000 square feet
RHD, O, OR, NR, NMU, CB, GC, CC’S, Downtown Zones
Not limited (must comply with the GC zones, building or housing code, and the FAR of the base zone)
Purpose.The minimum spacing standards assure that large group living uses do not unduly affect the character of residential and commercial areas.
Date Passed: Monday, December 14, 2009
Effective Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Ordinance C34530 Section 20