Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 2 – 11 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 Article 2.2. Conventional Development Option | CHAPTER 2. RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS Sec. 2.2.7. Residential Infill Compatibility D. Height 1. Side Setback Plane The maximum allowed wall height adjacent to the side property line is 22 feet or the average height of the 2 abutting neighboring wall planes, whichever is greater. The wall height may be increased 1 foot for each foot of horizontal distance the wall is moved from the side setback line, not to exceed the maximum height allowed within the district. 2. Exceptions to Setback Planes a. Side-Gabled Roof A side-gabled roof structure may extend above the side setback plane on each side of the building, for a total length of not more than 30 feet (A) on each side, measured from the front wall plane. b. Dormers Dormers may also extend above the side setback plane on each side of the building for a total length of not more than 15 feet (B) on each side, measured along the intersection with the setback plane. 15’ 1 1 1 A B B B 1 1 1 A= Not more than 30’ B+B+B+...= Not more than 15’ 22’ 22’ A B B B Adjacent Wall Height E. Side Wall Length Articulation is required for side walls on additions or new construction that are 22 feet or taller and located within 15 feet of the side lot line. No wall may extend for more than 50 feet without a projection or recession of at least 4 feet in depth and 10 feet in length. 50’ max 10’ min 4’ min 15’ Projection Recess Projection 22’ F. Administrative Alternate Findings The Planning and Development Officer may in accordance with Sec. 10.2.17. approve an alternate infill standard, subject to all of the following findings: 1. The approved alternate meets the intent of the infill regulations; 2. The approved alternate conforms with the Comprehensive Plan and adopted City plans; and 3. The approved alternate better matches the established character of the block face.