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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 26.32 D Multiple Family Dwelling District

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Chapter 26.32
D Multiple Family Dwelling District

Sections:

26.32.010 District regulations.
26.32.015 Purpose.
26.32.020 Use regulations.
26.32.025 Conditional uses.
26.32.030 Parking regulations.
26.32.040 Parking space.
26.32.045 Parking at hotels.
26.32.050 Height regulations.
26.32.060 Front yard area.
26.32.070 Side yard.
26.32.080 Rear yard.
26.32.090 Density of population.
26.32.100 Neighborhood density.

McQuillin:

25.107 et seq. Multiple family dwelling districts.

26.32.010 District regulations.

The regulations set forth in this chapter or set forth elsewhere in the zoning code when referred to in this chapter are the district regulations in the D multiple-family dwelling district
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.015 Purpose.

The purpose of the D multiple-family dwelling district is to maintain older medium density residential districts, to preserve older architectural styles while encouraging a harmonious intermingling of other structures, and to provide for an increased variety and intermixture of uses free from other uses except those both compatible and convenient to the residents of such district.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.020 Use regulations.

A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:

A. Any use permitted in the C multiple-family dwelling district;

B. A canopy, open at the sides, may be provided in the required yard space of any building, for the shelter of persons entering such building from the street or other designated point of disembarkation from vehicles;

C. Accessory structures and uses customarily incidental to any of the above uses;

D. Temporary buildings for use incidental to construction work, which buildings shall be removed upon the completion or abandonment of the construction.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.025 Conditional uses.

The following conditional uses may be allowed in the D multiple-family dwelling district subject to the provisions of Section 26.80.010:

A. Any use eligible to be a conditional use in the C multiple-family dwelling district;

B. The following neighborhood commercial retail uses, provided that the use is confined to the first floor or basement of the main building:

1. Art galleries and studios,

2. Bakery shops,

3. Barber and beauty shops,

4. Book, magazine, and stationery stores,

5. Drug stores,

6. Dry cleaning pick-up stations (not having on-site processing),

7. Financial institutions,

8. Florists,

9. Gift shops,

10. Hardware stores;

C. Greenhouses;

D. Hotels;

E. Nursing and convalescent homes, children's homes, and homes for the aged;

F. Professional and general offices not exceeding three thousand five hundred (3,500) square feet;

G. Rooming and boarding houses, halfway houses, and penal institutions; including group homes and residential-custodial care facilities, residential facilities for treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse (except for current users of illegal drugs or addicts of a controlled substance), and homes in which nine or more (or such other lesser or greater number as state law may in the future mandate) unrelated mentally or physically handicapped persons reside.

H. Telephone, outdoor pay.
(Ord. 64167 3, 1997: prior: Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.030 Parking regulations.

The parking standards in C multiple-family dwelling district and in Sections 26.32.040 and 26.32.045 shall apply.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.040 Parking space.

A. Facilities listed in Section 26.32.025(G) shall provide parking spaces sufficient to accommodate one (1) parking space for each dwelling unit; and one (1) parking space for each two (2) beds offered for rent in rooming and boarding houses; and one (1) parking space for every six (6) beds, one parking space for every two (2) self care units, plus one (1) parking space for every two (2) employees on the maximum shift in other facilities listed in said section.

B. Any nursing or convalescent home, children's home or home for the aged shall provide parking spaces sufficient to accommodate one (1) parking space sufficient to accommodate one (1) parking space for every six (6) beds, one (1) parking space for every two (2) self care units, plus one (1) parking space for every two (2) employees on the maximum shift.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.045 Parking at hotels.

Hotels shall provide parking spaces sufficient to accommodate one (1) parking space for each dwelling unit or sleeping room.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.050 Height regulations.

Dwellings, hotels and their accessory structures may not exceed a height of three (3) stories and forty-five (45) feet unless forty percent (40%) or more the structures having the same frontage are higher, in which case a height equal to or less than the greatest height may be used. Any church, school, governmental building or hospital may be erected to a height not exceeding eighty-five (85) feet, providing the side yards are increased in width beyond the area regulations one (1) foot for each five (5) feet of height that the building exceeds thirty-five (35) feet.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.060 Front yard area.

The front yard regulations are the same as those in the C multiple-family dwelling district.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.070 Side yard.

A. All detached dwelling units shall provide a side yard of four (4) feet on one (1) side and may provide no side yard on the other. All attached units shall provide a side yard of four (4) feet for one (1) end unit. The other end unit may provide no side yard. If a yard is provided on both sides of a detached dwelling unit or both sides of attached units, then neither such yard shall be less than four (4) feet.

B. All residential accessory structures need not have a side yard except as provided in Section 26.32.080.

C. If a side yard of four (4) feet is not provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the property abutting that side of the lot prior to zoning approval.

D. All nonresidential structures and related accessory structures not exceeding three (3) stories or thirty-five (35) feet in height shall have side yards of four (4) feet.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.080 Rear yard.

The rear yard regulations are the same as those in C multiple-family dwelling district.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.090 Density of population.

A. Detached single-family dwellings shall have a lot area of not less than four thousand (4,000) square feet, except that lots of record prior to the effective date of Ordinance 45309 and new lots that equal the average density of the original platted parcels may be used for one (1) single-family dwelling, provided the yard regulations of this section are complied with.

B. Town houses and two-family dwellings shall have a lot area of not less than eight hundred fifty (850) square feet for each dwelling unit therein.

C. Conversion town house dwellings shall not be required to have a minimum lot area.

D. Multiple-family dwelling units shall have a lot area of not less than seven hundred fifty (750) square feet for each dwelling unit thereon, or as was lawfully provided in an existing building prior to rehabilitation.

E. Facilities listed in Section 26.32.025(G) shall have a lot area of not less than one thousand five hundred (1,500) square feet for each dwelling unit therein; and an additional lot area of not less than seven hundred fifty (750) square feet for each sleeping room therein offered for rent in rooming and boarding houses; and an additional lot area of not less than five hundred (500) square feet for each person domiciled therein in other facilities listed in said section.

F. Nursing and convalescent homes, children's homes and homes for the aged shall have a lot area of not less than five hundred (500) square feet for each person domiciled therein.

G. All new commercial uses have a floor area ratio of not more than 1.5.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 9 (part), 1986.)

26.32.100 Neighborhood density.

Facilities listed in Section 26.32.025(G) shall not be located within one thousand two hundred fifty (1,250) feet of another listed facility.
(Ord. 62183 2 (part), 1990.)

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