Unified Development Ordinance, 6th supplement, September, 2018

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 8 – 10 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 CHAPTER 8. ​SUBDIVISION & SITE PLAN STANDARDS | Article 8.3. ​Blocks, Lots, Access Sec. 8.3.3. ​Lots Sec. 8.3.3. Lots A. Lot Frontage Every lot shall have frontage on a public street, except those developments which were approved for private streets prior to the effective date of this UDO. Except as otherwise stated in this UDO, all lots must front on a street that has a pavement width of at least 20 feet. B. Lot Arrangement 1. Lots shall be subdivided to permit conformance with all laws and ordinances and to ensure for orderly urban growth, proper building arrangement and to provide City services and facilities. 2. Lot dimensions shall provide for the potential development of all lots and future compliance with the development standards of this UDO. C. Principal Structures Per Lot In the R-1, R-2, R-4 and R-6 districts, only 1 principal structure is permitted per lot. This does not include cottage courts, townhomes and apartments, condominiums or specifically allowed nonresidential uses as set forth in Sec. 6.1.4. D. Lot Dimensions 1. Lots that are occupied or are intended to be occupied shall conform with the minimum lot size, lot width and lot depth requirements provided under Chapter 2. Residential Districts , Chapter 3. Mixed Use Districts and Chapter 5. Overlay Districts . 2. Exceptions to the minimum lot size, lot width and lot depth requirements fall under the subdivision waiver process and must be approved in accordance with Sec. 10.2.5.E.2. E. Recombination of Lots The recombination of lots shall be done in accordance with Sec. 10.2.6. Sec. 8.3.4. Subdivision Access A. Open Access Subdivisions must provide roadways that remain permanently open to the public and provide community-wide access as part of an overall connected street network. B. Connectivity Required Proposed streets must be interconnected and must connect with adjacent streets external to the subdivision in order to provide multiple routes for pedestrian and vehicle trips from, to and within the subdivision. C. Stub Streets Unless modified by either an administrative design adjustment authorized in this UDO, or by a zoning condition contained in an adopted conditional use zoning ordinance the regulations in subsection C shall apply. 1. Where a development adjoins unsubdivided land, stub streets within the new subdivision shall be extended to the meet maximum block perimeter standards of Sec. 8.3.2. 2. The stub street must be extended to the boundary of the abutting property to the point where the connection to the anticipated street is expected. 3. Stub streets must be located so that the portion of the block perimeter located on the subject property does not exceed 50% of the applicable block perimeter maximum. Block Perimeter Stub street Stub street Stub street Anticipated Block Perimeter Unsubdivided Land Unsubdivided Land Unsubdivided Land