Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 6 – 12 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 CHAPTER 6. ​USE REGULATIONS | Article 6.2. ​Residential Uses Sec. 6.2.3. Social Service B. Emergency Shelter Type A 1. Defined A facility providing temporary sleeping facilities for displaced persons with no limit on the number of individuals accommodated. 2. Use Standards a. The shelter must provide a minimum of 50 square feet of sleeping space per person. b. An employee or volunteer must maintain continuous on-site supervision during hours of operation. c. No shelter can be located within 2,640 feet of another emergency shelter Type A or emergency shelter Type B (determined by a straight line from property line to property line). d. No emergency shelter Type A can be located within 300 feet of a supportive housing residence or multi-unit supportive housing residence (determined by a straight line from property line to property line). No later establishment of a supportive housing residence or multi-unit supportive housing residence closer than 300 feet to a previously permitted emergency shelter may be construed to create a nonconformity or illegality on the part of the existing emergency shelter. e. The shelter is not allowed in an Airport Overlay District. C. Emergency Shelter Type B 1. Defined A facility providing temporary sleeping facilities for not more than 10 displaced persons at any one time. 2. Use Standards a. No individual shall remain in the facility longer than 30 consecutive days per calendar year. No individual shall be readmitted until at least 14 days have elapsed from their last residency at that shelter. b. No counseling or therapeutic activities may be conducted. Referral of residents to employment agencies and other personal service agencies shall not be deemed to be counseling. c. No shelter can be located within 2,640 feet of another emergency shelter Type B, or emergency shelter Type A (determined by a straight line from property line to property line). d. No emergency shelter Type B can be located within 300 feet of a supportive housing residence or multi-unit supportive housing residence (determined by a straight line from property line to property line). No later establishment of a supportive housing residence or multi-unit supportive housing residence closer than 300 feet to the previously permitted emergency shelter shall be construed to create a nonconformity or illegality on the part of the existing emergency shelter. e. The shelter is not allowed in an Airport Overlay District. D. Special Care Facility 1. Defined A facility which provides psychosocial rehabilitation, skill development activities, educational services and pre-vocational training and transitional and supported employment services to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Incudes a rehabilitative clinic and adult rehabilitation center. 2. Use Standards a. No special care facility can be located within 1,200 feet of another special care facility (determined by a straight line from property line to property line). b. To permit a special care facility in a Residential District, the following minimum lot areas per enrollee apply: i. R-1, R-2, and R-4: 1,040 square feet; ii. R-6: 640 square feet; and iii. R-10: 240 square feet. c. In a Residential District, 1 unlit announcement sign not to exceed 2 square feet in area and 3½ feet in height is permitted. d. Only 1 vehicle used in connection with the special care facility may be parked or stored on the premises or residential street.

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