Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 2 – 10 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 CHAPTER 2. RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS | Article 2.2. Conventional Development Option Sec. 2.2.7. Residential Infill Compatibility Sec. 2.2.7. Residential Infill Compatibility A. Intent The intent of the residential infill compatibility standards is to accommodate and encourage compatible development in existing residential neighborhoods, while reinforcing the established character of the neighborhood and mitigating adverse impacts on adjacent homes. B. Applicability 1. The standards contained within this section apply to any building in an R-4, R-6 or R-10 district where all of the following are present: a. The total site area is 5 acres or less; b. At least 50% of the side and rear property lines abut existing detached or attached building types; and c. The lot must have been recorded for at least 20 years. This time period includes subsequent recombinations or subdivisions of the original lot configuration or recordation. 2. These infill compatibility rules do not apply in a General or Streetside Historic Overlay District or in a Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District where height is regulated. C. Street Setback 1. The proposed building must be located within the range of setbacks, no closer than the smallest setback in the range and no further than the largest setback in the range, except where a Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District applies an alternate setback. 2. On an interior lot, the range of setbacks is measured on the basis of the 2 closest lots in either direction along the block face. Setback Range Primary Street 3. On a corner lot, the range of setbacks is measured on the basis of the 3 closest lots along the primary block face. Side Street Setback Range Primary Street 4. Where the calculation cannot be applied to at least 4 lots on an interior lot or 3 lots on a corner lot, the building must meet the district standards.