Single Family House

  • Detached building which occupies a single building lot and is typically used for residential
  • Height: 1 – 2.5 stories
  • Front Setback: 10’ – 20’
  • Side & Rear Setback: Variable
  • Lot Frontage Width: 50’ – 80’

Accessory Dwelling Unit

  • A subordinate living unit detached from a single-family dwelling that provides basic requirements for independent living usually located above a garage.
  • Height: 1 – 2 stories
  • Front Setback: Variable
  • Side & Rear Setback: 5’ from rear property line
  • Accessory Dwelling Units are recommended to have a maximum foot print of 800 square feet.

Cottage

  • A small single-family residence.
  • Height: 1 – 1.5 stories
  • Front Setback: 5’ – 15’
  • Side & Rear Setback: Variable
  • Lot Frontage Width: 25’ – 50’
  • Required Features: A front porch or stoop is recommended along at least 50% of the building’s street frontage.

Duplex

  • Two single-family semi-detached dwelling units which occupy a single building lot.
  • Height: 1 – 2.5 stories
  • Lot Frontage Width: 40’ – 80’
  • Each dwelling unit has its own primary entrance that will face the street.
  • Required Features: Stoop or Front Porch.

Apartment House

  • Multi-family attached dwelling units which occupy a single building lot.
  • Height: 1 – 2.5 stories
  • Front Setback: 5’ – 25’
  • Side Setback: 5′
  • Rear Setback: 65’ to accommodate parking
  • Lot Frontage Width: 80’ – 150’
  • Each dwelling unit has its own primary entrance that will face the street.
  • Required Features: Stoop or Front Porch.

Courtyard Apartment Building

  • Apartment building which wraps around a central common courtyard that opens to the street. Courtyard buildings require extra deep lots.
  • Height: 1 – 5 stories
  • Front Setback: 0’ – 15’
  • Side & Rear Setback: 15′
  • Lot Frontage Width: 100’ – 200’

Rowhouse

  • Also known as a Townhouse. Single-family attached residences which each occupy a single lot.
  • Height: 2 – 3.5 stories
  • Front Setback: 0’ – 5’
  • Side & Rear Setback: 0′
  • Lot Frontage Width: 16’ – 32’
  • Required Features: Stoop or Front Porch.

Park-Under Building

  • A shallow building type with parking on the ground floor and residential or office spaces in the upper floors which is used to hide parking lots.
  • Height: 2 – 3 stories
  • Front Setback: 5’ – 25’
  • Side & Rear Setback: 5′
  • Lot Frontage Width: 40’ – 100’
  • Typical Uses: Office or residential
  • Provide a minimum of one ground floor street front building entrance.

Large-Footprint Building

  • A commercial building over 10,000 square foot footprint.
  • Height: 1 – 2 stories
  • Front Setback: 25’ and up
  • Side & Rear Setback: 25′ and up
  • Lot Frontage Width: 100’ – 500’
  • Typical Uses: Street-level retail, industrial, office and/or lobby space , upper level offices.
  • Shopfronts along the sidewalk over at least 50% of the building street frontage.
  • Sidewalks adjacent to shopfronts may be covered by awnings, arcades, or marquees.
  • Mask blank walls and parking lots from the street by Liner or Park-Under Buildings.
  • Locate parking to the rear of the building, out of view from adjacent streets (if parking is to be provided on site).

Corner/Convenience Store

  • A building type that features shopfronts along the sidewalk at the street level with residential spaces potentially in the upper floors. Design this building to fit in character and scale with a single-family residential neighborhood.
  • Height: 1 – 2.5 stories
  • Front Setback: 0′ – 5′
  • Side & Rear Setback: 0′ & 18′
  • Lot Frontage Width: 20’ – 50’
  • Typical Uses: Street-level retail or office, upper-level office or residential.
  • Required Features: Arcade or Awnings.
  • Locate parking in the rear of the building, out of view from adjacent streets.

Mixed-Use Building

  • A building type that is mixed-use in nature and features shopfronts along the sidewalk at the street level, with office or residential spaces in the upper floors.
  • Height: 2 – 5 stories
  • Front Setback: 0′ – 5′
  • Side Setback: 5′
  • Rear Setback: Sufficient to allow parking
  • Lot Frontage Width: 40’ – 300’
  • Typical Uses: retail or office at street level, office or residential in upper levels.
  • Cover the sidewalks adjacent to shopfronts by either arcades or marquees.
  • Locate parking in the rear of the building, out of view from adjacent streets.

Small Market / Gas Station

  • A building primarily devoted to the sale of automotive gasoline in a way that is not destructive to walkability. The primary building is mixed-use in nature and features shopfronts along the sidewalk at the street level, with office space in the upper floors. Gas pumps are located in the rear of the building.
  • Height: 1 – 2.5 stories
  • Front Setback: 0′ – 5′
  • Side & Rear Setback: Variable
  • Lot Frontage Width: 50’ – 100’
  • Typical Uses: retail at street level, office in upper levels.
  • Locate gas pumps and parking in the rear of the building, out of view from adjacent streets.
  • These building type must have doors at both front and rear and front doors may not be locked during business hours.