Section 110-163; Ord. 20237; Amending Chapter 29 of the City Code as it relates to the definition of duplex and villa dwelling units


Ordinance No. 20237                            Council Bill No. B 79-09

     AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 29 of the City Code as it relates to the definition of duplex and villa dwelling units; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    Chapter 29 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 29-2.  Definitions.

    For the purpose of this chapter, the following words and terms as used are defined to mean the following:


     Dwelling, Multiple-Family.  A building containing three (3) or more dwelling units.

     Dwelling, One-Family.  A building containing one dwelling unit.

    Dwelling, One-Family Attached (also known as “twin house,”  “zero lot line,” “single-family attached,” “semi-attached,” and “semi-detached”).  A building containing two (2) attached dwelling units that share a common wall at the lot line and that are on separate lots.
    
    Dwelling, Two-Family (also known as “duplex”).  A building containing two (2) dwelling units, situated on a single lot.

     Dwelling Unit.  A building or portion thereof, designed to house a family.

    Dwelling, Villa.  A one-family attached dwelling that is subject to the design criteria set forth in section 29-10.


Sec. 29-10. District PUD, planned unit development.


    (b)      Permitted uses. In district PUD, no building, land or premises shall be used and no building shall be hereafter erected, constructed, reconstructed or altered except for one or more of the uses allowed by the ordinance placing the property in district PUD (for exceptions, see section 29-28, Non-Conforming Uses; and section 29-31, Board of Adjustment) The commission shall recommend and the council, at the time of rezoning, shall designate the use or uses allowed for the applicant's property from the following uses:


Bed and breakfast establishment, subject to the following criteria:

. . .

Dwelling, one-family attached.

Dwelling, villa, subject to the following design criteria:

(1)     Exterior wall materials.  Seventy-five percent (75%) of the total net exterior wall area of each building elevation, excluding windows, gables, doors, and related trim, shall be brick, stone, cultured stone, stucco, architectural concrete panels, textured concrete block, fiber-cement siding, or other similar materials.  Exterior walls shall be composed of no more than three (3) materials.

(2)     Roof design.  Roofs shall be gable, hip, mansard, or gambrel style.  Roofs shall have a minimum pitch of 5:12 (i.e., five (5) feet rise in twelve (12) feet of run).  There shall be a minimum of two (2) roof breaks per dwelling unit (i.e., roofs that turn a corner or change elevation).  Roof materials shall be high quality, durable materials such as, but not limited to wood shake shingles, clay or concrete tiles, and architectural grade shingles.

(3)     Setback variation.  The front setback of each one-family attached structure shall be offset a minimum of four (4) feet from that of adjacent structures.

(4)     Elevation variation.  Block frontages shall include at least three (3) distinct building elevation models.  Homes of the same model shall not occur on adjacent or opposite lots.

(5)     Porches.  All dwelling units shall have either a covered porch or a recessed entry.  Covered porches shall be a minimum of fifty (50) square feet and five (5) feet deep.  Recessed entries shall be a minimum of twenty (20) square feet and four (4) feet deep.

(6)     Garages.  Garages shall not protrude more than five (5) feet past the front façade of the habitable portion of the dwelling.

(7)     Architectural elevation renderings for all models of buildings being proposed shall be submitted at the time of PUD development plan application, which specify the following:

a.     Types of exterior wall materials to be used, and the amount (as a percentage of total wall area) of total exterior wall area that each material is proposed to cover, including all sides of the structure.

b.     Roof pitch and material.

(8)     Exceptions.  The city council may approve exceptions to the above design criteria when alternative design standards are proposed by the applicant, which would either meet or exceed those criteria listed above.

Private lakes.


    (d)      Standards and criteria. The following standards and criteria shall apply to all PUD developments:


    (7)     Yards. There shall be a twenty-five (25) foot setback from all perimeter property lines of the PUD, except the setback from property lines other than street right-of-way shall be ten (10) feet for side yards and twenty (20) feet for rear yards when the PUD or portion thereof consists of one-family, one-family attached or two-family dwellings. The setback is intended to be a landscaped buffer; however, driveways (but not parking) are allowed. The applicant may request or the commission may recommend and the council may approve modifications in the width of or use of the setback when unique conditions warrant such modifications.


    (12)     Screening and landscaping. For PUDs or portions thereof consisting of single one-family detached dwellings on individual lots or two one-family attached dwellings on individual lots (except as specified below), the provisions of section 29-25 shall not apply; however, this requirement shall be met by depicting the proposed landscaping on a "typical lot".

For all other PUDs or portions thereof and for PUDs or portions thereof consisting of two one-family attached dwellings on individual lots which have side or rear property boundaries abutting collector or arterial street right-of-way, compliance with section 29-25 is required. The applicant may request or the commission may recommend and the council may approve modifications in the screening and landscaping requirements, such as openings in screening buffers for pedestrian walkways.


    (f)   Procedure for Review and Approval of a PUD Development Plan:


    (2)    The PUD development plan submittal shall include the following:

    a.    Name of the PUD.


        f.    The location and maximum height of all buildings. In the case of one -family units or two one-family attached units on individual lots, this requirement can be met by use of building "envelopes" which show the portion of the lot within which structures may be located.


Sec. 29-25. Screening and landscaping requirements.


    (c)      Lands to which this section applies. The landscaping and screening requirements of this section shall apply to all land public and private located in the City of Columbia, Missouri, except the following:

     (1)    Land within zoning districts A-1; R-1; R-2 (except for those R-2 zoned developments having lots which contain attached residences and which have side or rear property boundaries abutting collector or arterial street right-of-way); RMH; M-C; M-U; F-1; and PUD or portions thereof consisting of single one-family detached dwellings on individual lots and two one-family attached dwellings on individual lots (except for two one-family attached developments having lots which have side or rear property boundaries abutting collector or arterial street right of way). Notwithstanding this exception, parking areas and loading/unloading areas in any zoning district shall be subject to the provisions contained in this section. Buildings or additions to buildings in district C-2 shall be exempt from the provisions of this section; however, any parking areas associated with buildings or additions to buildings in district C-2 shall not be exempt from the provisions of this section.


Sec. 29-30. Off-street parking and loading regulations.

    (a)      General Requirements.


    (7)    No motor vehicle shall be parked in the yard area of a one-family , one-family attached or two-family dwelling, multiple-family apartment, court apartment, group dwelling, sorority or fraternity house, dormitory, cooperative house, or rooming, boarding, or lodging house, other than in a parking area or driveway as defined by and under the provisions of this chapter, provided that such parking shall be allowed on property with a valid temporary permit issued by the director of public works under subsection (a)(8).


    (8)    The director of public works may issue temporary permits to the owner or authorized agent of the owner to allow parking of motor vehicles in a yard area as prohibited in subsection (a)(7), subject to the following terms and conditions:

 a.    Such permit shall be issued for a period deemed appropriate by the director of public works, not to exceed forty-eight (48) hours.

 b.    No such permit may be issued for parking in the yard area of a one-family , one-family attached or two-family dwelling.


    (b)      Parking Requirements. Off-street parking spaces shall be provided for all uses in accordance with the minimum requirement set forth in Table 29-30(b)(1).

Table 29-30(b)(1)


Required Parking
Residential
Single One and Two-Family Dwelling Units
2 spaces/dwelling unit for single one-family attached and unattached dwellings; 2 spaces/unit for two-family units having up to 2 bedrooms; three spaces/unit in two-family  units of 3 or more bedrooms
Single One-Family Attached Units
2 spaces/dwelling unit
Multi-Family Dwellings
1.0 spaces/dwelling unit for "efficiency" apartment (i.e., units without a separate bedroom); 1.5 spaces/dwelling unit for 1 bedroom units; 2 spaces/dwelling unit for 2 bedroom units; 2.5 spaces/dwelling for 3 or more bedroom units; In addition to required parking for  residents, 1 space/5 dwelling units will be required for visitor parking

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    SECTION 2.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 20th day of April, 2009.