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R-1A Single-Family Residential District (larger lot)

This district is intended primarily for detached single-family residential areas with gross densities up to four dwelling units per acre. The minimum lot size is slightly larger than the R-1 district. These areas generally are intended to have well-developed infrastructure, and municipal services generally are intended to be provided.  Only a single principal structure is allowed on any lot or tract.

Minimum lot area 8,400 square feet
Minimum lot width 70 feet
Front yard setback 20 feet
Side yard setback 5 feet
Rear yard setback 10 feet
Maximum height of a principal structure 30 feet
Maximum height of a detached garage 20 feet
Maximum height of other accessory structures 12 feet
Driveway surface Paved

If you use the online version of the code (under "External Links), try searching on "21.06.020" for more information.  Please note that recent amendments may not have been published yet.  Land Use Enforcement will be happy to verify the current code language for you.

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    • 4700 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
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