R-O  -- Residential-Office District

The R-O district includes urban and suburban residential and professional office uses in areas undergoing a transition, or in areas where commercial uses might be damaging to established residential neighborhoods.  The R-O district also provides a mix of low- to medium-density residential uses with certain specified business, personal and professional services that can function efficiently without generating large volumes of traffic.  This district is governed by section 21.40.130 of the municipal code.

Dwelling

Lot Requirements

Yard Requirements

Building

Driveway

Landscaping

Units

 Area

 Width

Coverage

Front

Side

Rear

Usable

Height

Surface

Required

1

6,000 square feet

50 feet

50% max.

10 feet

53

10 feet

None

Unrestricted4

Paved

5

2

6,000 square feet

50 feet

50% max.

10 feet

53

10 feet

None

Unrestricted4

Paved

5

3

6,000 square feet

50 feet

50% max.

10 feet

53

10 feet

300 square feet

Unrestricted4

Paved

5

4-5

6,000 square feet

50 feet

50% max.

10 feet

53

10 feet

100 square feet

Unrestricted4

Paved

5, 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

per dwelling unit

 

 

 

6-10

6,000 square feet

50 feet

50% max.

10 feet

53

10 feet

100 square feet

Unrestricted4

Paved

5, 6, 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

per dwelling unit

 

 

 

11+1

14,000 square feet

2

50% max.

10 feet

53

10 feet

100 square feet

Unrestricted4

Paved

5, 6, 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

per dwelling unit

 

 

 

Nonresidential

6,000 square feet

50 feet

100%

10 feet

None8

10 feet

N/A

Unrestricted4

Paved

5, 6, 7

1 Permitted only by a conditional use.
2 Minimum 100 feet of frontage on a class I or greater street (see the Official Streets and Highways Plan.)
3 Plus 1 additional foot for each 5 feet of building height over 35 feet.
4 Except by Airport Height Zone regulations.
5 All areas not devoted to buildings, structures, drives, walks, off-street parking facilities or other authorized installations must be planted with Visual Enhancement landscaping.
6 See also the parking lot landscaping requirements of AMC 21.45.080.W.6.
7 See also the parking lot landscaping requirements of AMC 21.45.080.W.10.
8 If a side yard is provided, it must be at least 5 feet wide.