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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 26.36 E Multiple Family Dwelling District

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Chapter 26.36
E Multiple Family Dwelling District

Sections:

26.36.010 District regulations.
26.36.015 Purpose.
26.36.020 Use regulations.
26.36.025 Conditional uses.
26.36.030 Parking regulations.
26.36.040 Parking at hotels.
26.36.050 Loading at hotels.
26.36.060 Height regulations.
26.36.070 Front yard areas.
26.36.080 Side yard.
26.36.090 Rear yard.
26.36.100 Density of population.

McQuillin:

25.107 et seq. Multiple-family dwelling districts.

26.36.010 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 E multiple-family dwelling district.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.015 Purpose.

The purpose of the E multiple-family dwelling district is to establish and preserve medium density residential districts, including some high density commercial and residential uses, free from other uses except those of such district.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.020 Use regulations.

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

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

B. Hotels;

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

D. Temporary buildings for use incident to construction work, which buildings shall be removed upon the completion or abandonment of the construction.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.025 Conditional uses.

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

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

B. Bakery shops;

C. Barber and beauty shops;

D. Book, magazine, and stationery stores;

E. Butcher shops;

F. Dry cleaning pick-up stations (no on-site processing);

G. Dry goods shops;

H. Drug stores;

I. Financial institutions;

J. Florists;

K. Funeral parlors;

L. General offices;

M. Gift shops;

N. Grocery and other retail stores not exceeding three thousand five hundred (3,500) square feet;

O. Hardware stores;

P. Hobby and toy shops;

Q. Pet shops;

R. Professional offices;

S. Similar neighborhood commercial uses.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.030 Parking regulations.

The parking standards in D multiple-family dwelling district, except as modified by Sections 26.36.040 and 26.36.050, shall apply.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.040 Parking at hotels.

Hotels shall provide parking space within five hundred (500) feet of the main building sufficient to accommodate one (1) motor car for each dwelling unit, and one (1) motor car for each four (4) sleeping rooms.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.050 Loading at hotels.

Hotels shall provide one (1) loading space of adequate width, length and height to accommodate commercial vehicles servicing such building, which loading space shall be off the streets and alleys. One (1) additional such loading space shall be provided for each additional one hundred thousand (100,000) square feet of floor space in excess of the first one hundred thousand (100,000) square feet of floor space.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.060 Height regulations.

Buildings may exceed eight (8) stories or one hundred (100) feet in height provided they are set back from the side yard regulations one (1) foot for each five (5) feet of additional height above eight (8) stories or one hundred (100) feet. The required set-back may be provided at the base to permit a vertical structure without physical set-back in the upper stories, or the set-back may be provided at any one (1) or more floor levels to govern the permitted height above such set-back.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.070 Front yard areas.

The front yard regulations are the same as those in the D multiple-family dwelling district.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.080 Side yard.

A. All detached dwellings less than forty-five (45) feet in height shall provide a side yard of four (4) feet on one side and may provide no side yard on the other. All attached dwelling units less than forty-five (45) feet in height shall provide a side yard of four (4) feet for one (1) end unit. The other end may provide no side yard. If a yard is provided on both sides of a detached dwelling unit or both ends of attached units, then neither such yard shall be less than four (4) feet.

B. All nonresidential structures and related accessory structures not exceeding three (3) stories or thirty-five (35) feet in height shall have a minimum side yard of four (4) feet.

C. All other main buildings shall have side yards of not less than five (5) feet and shall have an additional six (6) inches of side yard for every ten (10) feet in height above forty-five (45) feet in the case of residential and thirty-five (35) feet in the case of nonresidential structures.

D. All accessory structures need not have a side yard except as provided in Section 26.36.090.

E. 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.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.090 Rear yard.

A. For all structures less than forty-five (45) feet in height, there shall be a minimum rear yard of fifteen (15) feet unless a side yard of twelve (12) feet is provided, in which case no rear yard shall be required.

B. All structures over forty-five (45) feet in height shall have a minimum rear yard of twenty (20) feet and there shall be an additional six (6) inches of yard for every ten (10) feet in height over forty-five (45) feet.

C. If no rear yard is provided, as permitted above, a maintenance easement must be granted by the owner of the rear abutting property prior to zoning approval.
(Ord. 60483 1 (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

26.36.100 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 seven hundred fifty (750) 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 two hundred fifty (250) square feet for each dwelling unit therein.

E. Rooming and boarding houses 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.

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

G. All commercial uses shall have a floor area ratio of not more than 2.0.
(Ord. 60483 I (part), 1987: Ord. 59979 10 (part), 1986.)

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