Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 3 – 23 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Article 3.5. ​​Neighborhood Transitions | CHAPTER 3. ​MIXED USE DISTRICTS Sec. 3.5.1. Applicability Article 3.5. Neighborhood Transitions Sec. 3.5.1. Applicability A. The following neighborhood transition standards apply in the Mixed Use and Campus Districts when the following occurs: 1. The site immediately abuts a district boundary of an R-1, R-2, R-4 or R-6 district, except where the abutting property contains a civic use; or 2. The site immediately abuts a district boundary of an R-10 district where the abutting property is vacant or contains an existing detached house or attached house used for residential purposes. B. Zone B does not apply to sites 50 feet or less in depth. In such cases, Zone C starts immediately adjacent to the Zone A protective yard. C. Zones B and C do not apply to detached house, attached house, townhouse or apartment building types in RX- where 3 stories is the maximum height. D. Where an intervening alley is located between the residential property and the Mixed Use District or Campus District, the transition regulations apply. One- half of the width of the alley shall be included in the required transition yard measurement and shall be first applied to the required width of Zones A and B and then to Zone B. In all cases, landscaping, fences and walls shall not be required where there is an intervening alley. Sec. 3.5.2. Transition Zones A. Zone A: Protective Yard 1. Intent Intended to buffer and screen. Consists of vegetative landscaping and wall or fence. No buildings or structures allowed. 2. Location Immediately abutting district boundary line. 3. Width Varies (depends on protective yard type applied). B. Zone B: Use Restricted 1. Intent Intended to be occupied by open areas and low intensity uses, such as surface parking, alleys, landscaping, playgrounds, outdoor dining, community serving buildings and service-related structures. 2. Location Located between Zone A and Zone C. Zone B starts at the inside edge of the Zone A protective yard (edge furthest from the district boundary line) and ends 50 feet from the district boundary line. 3. Width 50 feet from the district boundary line. C. Zone C. Height and Form 1. Intent Intended to restrict the height and form of development so as to decrease the impact of new multi-story structures. 2. Location Located beyond and adjacent to Zone B. Zone C extends from 50 to 100 feet from district boundary line. When Zone B does not exist, Zone C starts at the inside edge of the Zone A protective yard (edge furthest from the district boundary line). 3. Width 50 to 100 feet from the district boundary line. When Zone B does not exist, Zone C extends a maximum of 50 feet from inside edge of the Zone A protective yard (edge furthest from the district boundary line). Varies 50’ 50’ Mixed Use District R-1, R-2, R-6 or R-10 District Zone C. Height and Form Zone B. Use Restricted Zone A. ProtecƟve Yard

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