Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 6 – 8 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 CHAPTER 6. USE REGULATIONS | Article 6.2. Residential Uses Sec. 6.2.1. Household Living Article 6.2. Residential Uses Sec. 6.2.1. Household Living A. Household Living Use Category Residential occupancy of a dwelling unit by a household. Household living includes the following uses. 1. Single-unit living, two-unit living, multi-unit living. 2. Cottage court. 3. Conservation development. 4. Compact development. 5. Manufactured home development. 6. Multi-unit supportive housing residence. 7. Supportive housing residence. B. Single-Unit Living 1. Defined One dwelling unit in a single principal structure. C. Two-Unit Living 1. Defined Two dwelling units in a single principal structure. 2. Use Standards Where two-unit living is allowed as a limited use, it is allowed only in a conservation development (see Article 2.4. Conservation Developmen t). D. Multi-Unit Living 1. Defined Three or more dwelling units in a single principal structure. Multiple principal buildings are allowed on the same lot. 2. Use Standards a. In a Residential District where multi-unit living is allowed as a limited use, it is allowed only in a conservation development (see Article 2.4. Conservation Development ). b. In an IX- District where multi-unit living is allowed as a limited use, it is allowed only in the upper stories of a building. A lobby or other entrance is allowed on the ground floor. E. Cottage Court 1. Defined A group of small detached houses centered around a common open space or courtyard. 2. Use Standards Only permitted in the R-2 and R-4 districts in association with a Conservation Development or Compact Development. F. Conservation Development 1. Defined A conservation development trades smaller lot sizes (with smaller setbacks) and additional density in exchange for protecting a significant amount of open space. G. Compact Development 1. Defined A compact development permits a reduction in lot size for residential subdivisions in exchange for an increase in common open space. This allows for efficient residential subdivisions and ample amenity area for the residents.