Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 3 – 16.2 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 4. The Planning Director may, in accordance with Sec. 10.2.17. , reduce the build-to requirement, subject to the findings set forth in Sec. 1.5.6.D . 5. The streetscape requirements shall not apply whenever a plot plan is applicable in accordance with Sec.10.2.7.A. ; in all other instances, the streetscape requirements shall apply. The additional parking limitations of this article shall be applied in accordance with Sec. 7.1.1.B.4 . Related parking requirements of this UDO shall be in accordance with Sec. 7.1.1.B . 6. Lots subject to build-to requirements that contain buildings existing at the time the frontage regulations were first applied to the property may, without deference to the build-to requirements, make voluntary renovations or alterations changing the exterior appearance of such buildings, including vertical expansions, that do not enlarge the footprint of the existing buildings, when done in accordance with the transparency and streetscape requirements of this UDO, and the pedestrian access requirements of this UDO when the costs of the improvements exceed cumulatively $10,000 in any one calendar year. Voluntary demolitions or tear-downs shall be replaced with building improvements that comply with the regulations of the applicable build-to requirements and all other frontage requirements. 7. In the event that buildings, structures, pedestrian accesses, streetscapes and vehicular surface areas existing at the time that the frontage is first applied to the property is damaged or partially destroyed, by exercise of eminent domain, riot, fire, accident, explosion, flood, lightning, wind or other calamity or natural cause to the extent of more than 50% of the replacement cost immediately prior to such damage, such buildings, structures, pedestrian accesses, streetscapes and vehicular surface areas shall not be restored unless either the replacement will conform to all regulations of this UDO or a special use permit is issued by the Board of Adjustment for the restoration. Replacement cost shall be determined in accordance with Sec. 10.3.3 G.4. and 5. Before a request for the special use permit is granted, the Board of Adjustment must show that all of the following are met: a. The applicable standards of this section have been met; b. All of the showings of Sec. 10.2.9.E. have been met; and c. The requested repair, reconstruction, or restoration will not be injurious to property or improvements in the affected area. CHAPTER 3. ​MIXED USE DISTRICTS | Article 3.4. ​Frontage Requirements Sec. 3.4.2. General Requirements