Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 6 – 23 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Article 6.4. Commercial Uses | CHAPTER 6. ​USE REGULATIONS Sec. 6.4.6. Overnight Lodging D. Riding Stables 1. Defined A facility for the boarding and riding of horses. Includes riding academy and equestrian center. 2. Use Standards a. No part of any building or structure in which animals are housed shall be closer than 200 feet from any existing residential use, except for property owned or occupied by an owner or operator of the riding stable. b. All horses connected with the riding stable shall be enclosed by fencing so that horses cannot run at large. c. Only 1 horse may be kept on a lot less than 1 acre in size. For lots from 1 to 5 acres in size, a maximum of 3 horses per acre may be kept. For lots greater than 5 acres, up to 10 horses per acre maybe boarded if the setbacks listed in Sec. 6.4.5.D.2.d. below are increased to 200 feet from the property line. d. Buildings, stables and riding rings may not be placed closer than 50 feet to any property line. However, the main manure storage area shall be no closer than 150 feet to any property line. e. In the R-1 and AP districts, there shall be no on-premise external advertising or identification in any manner, except for 1 unlit announcement sign not exceeding 9 square feet in area and 3½ feet in height. Sec. 6.4.6. Overnight Lodging A. Overnight Lodging Use Category Accommodations arranged for short term stays. Overnight lodging includes the following uses. 1. Bed and breakfast. 2. Hospitality house. 3. Hotel, motel, inn. 4. Youth hostel. B. Bed and Breakfast 1. Defined A detached house or other structure constructed for a use permitted within the district that has no more than 5 guest rooms. Breakfast is customarily served to guests. 2. Use Standards a. The facility is located within one or more of the following: i. AGeneral Historic Overlay District or Streetside Historic Overlay District; ii. A property designated as a Historic Landmark; iii. A property listed on the National Register of Historic Places; or iv. A property identified as a contributing structure within a National Register Historic District, as defined in the Code of Federal Regulations, as amended. b. The use is located in a structure originally constructed as a detached house. c. In R-1o, no exterior advertising is allowed except a small unlit announcement sign not to exceed 2 square feet in area and 3½ feet in height. d. In R-10, special events such as wedding receptions are not permitted. C. Hospitality House 1. Defined A detached house associated with a hospital or similar long-term stay facility that provides overnight lodging for families of patients. 2. Use Standards A hospitality house in an R-10 District is subject to the following: a. Must be associated with a serving hospitals licensed by the State of North Carolina pursuant to N.C.Gen.Stat. §131E-176 et seq; b. Must be located within one-half mile of the associated hospital (determined by a straight line from property line to property line);