Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 3 – 24 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 CHAPTER 3. ​MIXED USE DISTRICTS | Article 3.5. ​Neighborhood Transitions Sec. 3.5.3. Zone A: Protective Yard Sec. 3.5.3. Zone A: Protective Yard A. Type 1: Narrow (10 feet) 1. Width AType 1 protective yard must be an average width of at least 10 feet. 2. Installation Requirements AType 1 protective yard must include the following: a. A wall between 6.5 and 9 feet in height; b. Four shade trees per 100 lineal feet; c. Three understory trees per 100 lineal feet; and d. 40 shrubs per 100 lineal feet. B. Type 2: Medium (20 feet) 1. Width AType 2 protective yard must be an average width of at least 20 feet. 2. Installation Requirements AType 2 protective yard must include the following: a. A wall or fence between 6.5 and 9 feet in height; b. Five shade trees per 100 lineal feet; c. Four understory trees per 100 lineal feet; and d. 30 shrubs per 100 lineal feet. C. Type 3: Wide (50 feet) 1. Width AType 3 protective yard must be an average width of at least 50 feet. 2. Installation Requirements AType 3 protective yard must include the following: a. Six shade trees per 100 lineal feet; b. Five understory canopy trees per 100 lineal feet; and c. 60 shrubs per 100 lineal feet. 3. Optional Provisions a. A fence or wall between 6.5 and 8 feet in height may be installed. b. In lieu of planting required shrubs, a berm with a minimum height of 3 feet may be installed. 4. Permitted uses a. Landscaping, fences, walls and berms. b. Swales, underground detention facilities and bioretention facilities. Detention facilities must be located at least 20 feet from the district boundary line. Landscaping quantities specified in Sec. 3.5.3.C.2. above may not be reduced. D. Design and Installation 1. A required protective yard may be replaced with a tree conservation area that meets the requirements of Article 9.1.Tree Conservation . 2. Required landscaping in a protective yard must meet the design and installation requirements of Sec. 7.2.4. 100’ 50’ Type 3 100’ 20’ Type 2 6’ 100’ 10’ Type 1 6’

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