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A. Minimum Zone Requirements: Each planned residential development zone application shall include a minimum of fifteen thousand (15,000) square feet and four (4) dwelling units.

B. Maximum Density: The density shall match the general plan land use map and shall not exceed the maximum density of twenty-two (22) dwelling units per acre.

C. Height Regulations: No residential dwelling shall be erected to a height less than ten feet (10') and no structure shall be greater than forty feet (40'). The city council, after recommendation from the planning commission, may approve increased building height upon making a finding, as part of a zone change approval, that the increase in height will fit harmoniously into the neighborhood, minimizing any negative impacts, after considering the following:

1. Proposed setbacks provide an appropriate buffer to neighboring properties;

2. Increased landscaping enhances the project and reduces any negative impacts;

3. Site layout and design enhance the project and reduce any negative impacts;

4. The massing and building scale is appropriate for the location;

5. The proposed height increase is appropriate for the area; and

6. The increase in height is consistent with any applicable master plan.

D. Area, Coverage, Density, Yard, Common Area and Landscaping Requirements: The minimum lot area, maximum density, maximum lot coverage, yard and common open space/landscaping requirements are as follows:

Maximum Density/Lot Size

Maximum Lot Coverage

Minimum Area Landscaped Area

Minimum Yard Setbacks

Front and Street Side

Side

Rear

As approved by the city council with recommendation from the planning commission and not to exceed 22 DUA, and the general plan land use map limits.

The minimum lot size in single-family residential subdivisions with private individual lots (no common area within lots) 5,000 square feet.

50%

30%

15'

20' for a garage or carport

Adjacent to single-family zone: 30'

Otherwise:
10' if height is less than 20';
20' if height is 20' or greater
On a separate lot: 8'

Adjacent to single-family zone: 30'

Adjacent to a street: 20' with a 6' privacy wall along street right-of-way

Otherwise:
10' if height is less than 20';
20' if height is 20' or greater
On a separate lot: 8'

Building separation for detached single-family projects, where common or limited common area between structures; structures shall be built in accordance with the current edition of the adopted building codes of the city of St. George; no fence and no retaining wall exists between units or building offsets; and the reduced separation is approved during the zone change.

50%

30%

3'

Adjacent to single-family zone: 30'

Otherwise:
10' if height is less than 20';
20' if height is 20' or greater
On a separate lot: 8'

Adjacent to single-family zone: 30'

Otherwise:
10' if height is less than 20';
20' if height is 20' or greater
On a separate lot: 8'

(Ord. 2019-10-002, 10-10-2019; amd. Ord. 2020-06-002, 6-4-2020)