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1974-24 Emergency Ordinance Amending the Zoning Ordinance by the Addition of Provisions Establishing the Residential Cluster Zoning District• ~ • ~ ORDINANCE NO. 24 Series of 1974 AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE BY THE ADDITION OF PROVISIONS ESTABLISHING THE RESIDENTIAL CLUSTER ZONING DISTRICT WHEREAS, Article 1, Section 1.201, of the Zoning Ordinance, Ordinance No. 8, Series of 1973, of the Town of Vail, Colorado, as amended, established twelve zoning dis- tricts foY' the municipality; WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Vail, Colorado, hereinafter referred to as the "Town", finds that it is appropriate to amend the Zoning Ordinance by establish- ing an additional zoning district to be known as the Residen- tial Cluster District (RC); WHEREAS, the Town annexed a portion of the Bighorn area, County of Eagle, State of Colorado, effective on the 11th day of September, 1974, and is required by Section 139- 21-14(2), Colorado Revised Statutes 1963, as amended, to bring the annexed area under its Zoning Ordinance within ninety days after the effective date of the annexation; WHEREAS, the Town Council may determine that the most suitable zoning district to impose on portions of the annexed Bighorn area is the Residential Cluster District; and WHEREAS, in order to facilitate public hearings on the zoning districts to be imposed on the annexed Bighorn area, properly consider and determine reasonable zoning dis- tricts for said area, and enact an ordinance imposing zoning districts on said area which will be effective by the 12th day of December, 1974, as is required by the aforesaid statute, the Town Council considers that the enactment of this ordi- nance as an emergency measure is necessary for the preservation of the public property, health, welfare, peace, or safety; S.~ Town C erk, Deputy • ~ ~ ~ ~. Ord. 24, 1974 Page 2 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF VAIL, COLORADO, AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title. This ordinance shall be known as the "Ordinance Amending Zoning Ordinance By Establishing Residential Cluster District" Section 2. Amendment Procedures Fulfilled; Planning Commission Report. The amendment procedures prescribed in Section 21.500 of the Zoning Ordinance have been fulfilled, with the report of the Planning Commission recommending the enactment of this ordinance. Section 3. Amendments to Zoning Ordinance. The Zoning Ordinance, Ordinance No. 8, Series of 1973, of the Town of Vail, Colorado, as amended, is hereby amended as hereinafter provided: A. Section 1.201 is amended to read as follows: 1.201. Zoning Districts Established. The following zoning districts are hereby established: (1) Single Family Residential District (SFR). (2) Two Family Residential District (R). (3) Residential Cluster District (RC). (4) Low Density Multiple Family District (LDMF). (5) Medium Density Multiple Family District (MDMF). (6) High Density Multiple Family District (HDMF). (7) Public Accommodations District (PA). (8) Commercial Core 1 District (CCl). (9) Commercial Core 2 District (CC2). (10) Commercial Service Center District (CSC). (11) Heavy Services District (HS). (12) Agricultural and Open Space District (A). (13) Special Development District (SD). Towri lerk, De ty • . • Ord. 24, 1974 Page 3 B. Article 23 is added as follows: Article 23. Residential Cluster District. Section 23.100. Purposes. The Residential Cluster District is intended to pro- vide sites for single family, two family, and multiple family dwellings at a density not exceeding 6 dwelling units per acre, together with such public facilities as may appropriately be located in the same district. The Residential Cluster District is intended to ensure adequate light, air, privacy, and open space for each dwelling commensurate with residential occupancy, and to maintain the desirable residential qualities of the district by establishing appropriate site development standards. Section 23.200. Permitted Uses. The following uses shall be permitted: (1) Single family residential dwellings. (2) Two family residential dwellings. (3) Multiple family residential dwellings, including attached or row dwellings and condominium dwellings. Section 23.300. Conditional Uses. The following conditional uses shall be permitted, subject to issuance of a Conditional Use Permit in accord with the provisions of Article 18 of this ordinance: (1) Public utility and public service uses. (2) Public buildings, grounds, and facilities. (3) Public or private schools. (4) Public park and recreation facilities. (5) Ski lifts and tows. Section 23.400. Accessory Uses. The following accessory uses shall be permitted: (1) Private greenhouses, toolsheds, playhouses, attached garages or carports, swimming pools, patios, or recreation facilities customarily incidental to single family, Town lerk, Deputy ~- ~ • . •. Ord. 24, 1974 Page 4 two family, or low density multiple family residential uses. (2) Home occupations, subject to issuance of a home occupation permit in accord with the provisions of Sec- tion 17.300 of this ordinance. (3) Other uses customarily incidental and acces- sory to permitted or conditional uses, and necessary for the operation thereof. Section 23.500. Development Standards. 23.501. Lot Area and Site Dimensions. The minimum lot or site area shall be 15,000 square feet, and each site shall have a minimum frontage of 30 feet. Each site shall be of a size and shape capable of enclosing a square area, 80 feet on each side, within its boundaries. 23.502. Setbacks. The minimum front setback shall be 20 feet, the min- imum side setback shall be 10 feet, and the minimum rear set- back shall be 10 feet; provided that 1 foot of additional side and rear setback shall be required for each 2 feet of building height over 15 feet. 23.503. Distances Between Buildings. The minimum distance between buildings on the same site shall be 15 feet, and the minimum distance between a building on a site and a building on an adjoining site shall be 20 feet; provided that 1 foot of addtional separation between buildings shall be required for each 2 feet of build- ing height over 15 feet, calculated on the basis of the aver- age height of the buildings. 23.504. Height. The maximum height of buildings shall be 30 feet. 23.505. Density Controls. The following density controls shall be imposed: T~~~~n "9 1 e r k , Dep~City ~ « • ~ • Ord. 24, 19?4 Page 5 (1) Not more than 1 dwelling unit shall be permitted for each 7,260 square feet of site area, and not more than 25 square feet of gross residential floor area (GRFA) shall be permitted for each 100 square feet of site area. (2) Not more than 6 dwelling units shall be per- mitted for each building. 23.506. Building Bulk Control. The maximum length of any wall or building face shall be 100 feet, and building walls shall be offset to a depth of at least 10 feet at least once for each 50 feet of wall length. The maximum distance between any two corners of a building at the same elevation shall be 125 feet. 23.507. Site Coverage. Not more than 25 per cent of the total site area shall be covered by buildings. 23.508. Useable Open Space. A minimum of 350 square feet of useable open space exclusive of required front setback areas shall be provided at ground level for each dwelling unit. Useable open space may be common space accessible to more than one dwelling unit, or may be private space accessible to separate dwelling units, or a combination thereof. At least 50 per cent of the required ground level useable open space shall be common space. The minimum dimension of any area qualifying as ground level use- able open space shall be l0 feet. 23.509. Landscaping and Site Development. At least 60 per cent of each site shall be land- scaped. 23.510. Parking. Off-street parking shall be provided in accord with Article 14 of this ordinance. No parking shall be located in any required front setback area, except as may be specifically Town Jerk, Dep y ~ ! • • ~ Ord. 24, 1974 Page 6 authorized in accord with Article 19 of this ordinance. At least one parking space per dwelling unit shall be located within the main building or buildings or within an accessory garage whenever such development is reasonable and appropriate for the site and is required by the Design Review Board. Section 4. Effective Date. This ordinance shall take effect upon the passage hereof. INTRODUCED, READ AS AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE, APPROVED, ENACTED TO TAKE EFFECT UPON FINAL PASSAGE ON THIS DATE, AND ORDERED PUBLISHED ONCE IN FULL WITHIN TEN DAYS AFTER PASSAGE OR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, this 19th day of November, 1974. ATTEST: s De uty Town C1 rk V y•