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In addition to the requirements of the base zone, the following standards shall apply to all development, except that the standards in subsection (2) and (3) do not apply to single-family dwellings or duplexes.

(1) Minimum Residential Density and Floor Area Ratio (FAR).

(a) Where the base zone is R-1 or R-1.5, new subdivisions shall achieve a minimum residential density of 8 units per net acre. Minimum residential density in R-2 shall be 15 units per net acre; in R-3 it shall be 25 units per net acre; and in R-4 it shall be 30 units per net acre.

(b) Where the base zone is C-1, C-2, C-3, or GO, the /TD standards in EC 9.4530 shall apply, except that the minimum floor area ratio (FAR) shall be 1.0 FAR (1.0 square feet of floor area to 1 square foot of the development site).

(c) Where the base zone is E-1, E-2, I-2, or I-3, the /TD standards in EC 9.4530 shall apply, except that the minimum floor area ratio (FAR) shall be .40 FAR (.40 square feet of floor area to 1 square foot of the development site).

(2) Building Setbacks.

(a) Buildings shall be set back a maximum of 15 feet from the street. There is no minimum setback.

(b) Where the site is adjacent to more than one street, a building is required to meet the above maximum setback standard on only one of the streets.

(3) Parking Between Buildings and the Street.

(a) Automobile parking, driving, and maneuvering areas shall not be located between the main building(s) and a street.

(b) For a development site that abuts a street, parking may be located at the rear of the building or on 1 or both sides of a building when at least 60 percent of the site frontage abutting the street (excluding required interior yards) is occupied by a building and/or an enhanced pedestrian space with no more than 20 percent of the 60 percent in enhanced pedestrian spaces, as described in EC 9.4530(3)(c).

(c) For purposes of determining the percent of site frontage, the building or enhanced pedestrian space shall be within 15 feet of the street.

(d) For a development site with frontage on more than one street, these standards only apply along one street frontage.

(4) Adjustments. An adjustment to any of the standards in this section may be made based on the criteria in EC 9.8030(31).

(Section 9.4290, see chart at front of Chapter 9 for legislative history from 2/26/01 through 6/1/02; amended by Ordinance No. 20263, enacted October 30, 2002, effective November 29, 2002; Ordinance 20433, enacted June 8, 2009, effective July 10, 2009; Ordinance No. 20514, enacted July 22, 2013, effective August 24, 2013; and Ordinance No. 20528, enacted May 14, 2014, effective June 23, 2014.)