Zoning Code | Dimensional Standards

  C1 Cottage Commercial

Accessory buildings 1 attached or detached garage plus 1 yard shed and 1 minor shed
Building coverage, maximum 30 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Building height, maximum Principal: 35 feet; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Building separation, minimum 10 feet
Front yard, minimum 25 feet
Impervious surface, maximum 50 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Living area, minimum 1,000 square feet
Lot area, minimum 5,000 square feet
Lot width, minimum 165 feet on corner lot; 150 feet on all other lot types
Rear yard, minimum Principal: 10 feet; detached accessory: 3 feet without alley; 8 feet with alley
Side yard, minimum Principal: 20 feet total of both sides with no less than 8 feet on one side; detached accessory: 3 feet
Lot frontage, minimum 50 feet

  C2 General Commercial

Accessory buildings 1 detached garage or 1 yard shed
Building coverage, maximum 50 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Building height, maximum Principal: 35 feet; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Building separation, minimum 10 feet
Front yard, minimum 10 feet
Impervious surface, maximum 80 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Living area, minimum Efficiency apartment unit: 500 square feet; one-bedroom apartment: 650 square feet; two-bedroom apartment: 800 square feet; three-bedroom apartment: 1,000 square feet
Lot area, minimum 7,000 square feet
Lot width, minimum 50 feet
Rear yard, minimum Principal: 25 feet; detached accessory: 3 feet without alley; 8 feet with alley
Side yard, minimum Principal: 10 feet, 15 feet when abutting a residential district; detached accessory: 3 feet
Lot frontage, minimum 50 feet

  C3 Downtown Commercial

Accessory buildings 1 detached garage or 1 yard shed
Building coverage, maximum 80 percent
Building height, maximum Principal: 45 feet; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Building separation, minimum 10 feet
Front yard, minimum 0 feet
Impervious surface, maximum 100 percent
Living area, minimum Efficiency apartment unit: 500 square feet; one-bedroom apartment: 650 square feet; two-bedroom apartment: 800 square feet; three-bedroom apartment: 1,000 square feet
Lot area, minimum None
Lot width, minimum 50 feet
Rear yard, minimum Principal: 8 feet; detached accessory: 3 feet without alley; 8 feet with alley
Side yard, minimum Principal: 0 feet; detached accessory: 5 feet
Lot frontage, minimum 50 feet
Build to line 10 feet

  I1 Industrial

Accessory buildings 1 detached garage or 1 yard shed
Building coverage, maximum 75 percent
Building height, maximum Principal: 45 feet; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Building separation, minimum 10 feet
Front yard, minimum 25 feet
Impervious surface, maximum 85 percent
Lot area, minimum 15,000 square feet
Lot frontage, minimum 100 feet
Lot width, minimum 100 feet
Rear yard, minimum Principal: 25 feet; detached accessory: 3 feet without alley; 8 feet with alley
Side yard, minimum Principal: 15 feet, 40 feet when abutting a residential district; detached accessory: 5 feet

  L1 Lakefront Corridor

Accessory buildings No restriction
Building coverage, maximum 20 percent
Building height, maximum Principal: 35 feet; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Front yard, minimum 30 feet
Impervious surface, maximum 35 percent
Lot area, minimum 20,000 square feet
Lot frontage, minimum 100 feet
Lot width, minimum 100 feet
Rear yard, minimum 25 feet
Side yard, minimum Principal: 10 feet, 15 feet when abutting a residential district; detached accessory: 3 feet

  M Marina

Accessory buildings No restriction
Building coverage, maximum 80 percent
Building height, maximum Principal: 45 feet; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Front yard, minimum 25 feet
Impervious surface, maximum 100 percent
Lot area, minimum None
Lot frontage, minimum 100 feet
Lot width, minimum 100 feet
Rear yard, minimum 25 feet
Side yard, minimum Principal: 10 feet, 15 feet when abutting a residential district; detached accessory: 3 feet

  MUW Mixed-Use Waterfront

Accessory buildings No restriction
Building coverage, maximum 65 percent
Building height, maximum Principal: 45 feet; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Building separation, minimum 10 feet
Front yard, minimum 25 feet
Impervious surface, maximum 85 percent
Living area, minimum Efficiency apartment unit: 500 square feet; one-bedroom apartment: 650 square feet; two-bedroom apartment: 800 square feet; three-bedroom apartment: 1,000 square feet
Lot area, minimum 12,000 square feet
Lot frontage, minimum 50 feet
Lot width, minimum 50 feet
Rear yard, minimum 25 feet
Side yard, minimum Principal: 10 feet, 15 feet when abutting a residential district; detached accessory: 3 feet

  R1 Rural Residential

Accessory buildings 2 garages attached or detached, plus 1 yard shed and 1 minor shed
Building coverage, maximum 20 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Building height, maximum Principal: 35 feet or 2.5 stories, whichever is less; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Building separation, minimum 10 feet
Front yard, minimum 50 feet
Garage area, maximum 2,400 sq. ft., plus 250 sq. ft. for every full acre over 4 acres
Impervious surface, maximum 25 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Living area, minimum 400 square feet
Lot area, minimum 4 acres
Lot frontage, minimum 55 feet on cul-de-sac; 250 feet all other
Lot width, minimum 250 feet
Rear yard, minimum Principal: 50 feet; detached accessory: 3 feet without alley; 8 feet with alley
Side yard, minimum Principal: 50 feet total of both sides with no less than 20 feet on one side; detached accessory: 15 feet; building housing livestock: 50 feet

  R2 Suburban Residential

Accessory buildings 1 attached or detached garage plus 1 yard shed and 1 minor shed
Building coverage, maximum 35 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Building height, maximum Principal: 35 feet or 2.5 stories, whichever is less; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Building separation, minimum 10 feet
Front yard, minimum 30 feet
Garage area, maximum 100 percent of floor area of house, but not more than 1,500 sq. ft., plus 250 sq. ft. for every acre over 4 acres
Impervious surface, maximum 50 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Living area, minimum 400 square feet
Lot area, minimum 1.5 acres if served by on-site well and septic; 8,700 sq. ft. if served by city water and sewer
Lot frontage, minimum 55 feet on cul-de-sac; 150 feet all other
Lot width, minimum 165 feet on corner lot; 150 feet on all other lot types
Rear yard, minimum Principal: 50 feet; detached accessory: 3 feet without alley; 8 feet with alley
Side yard, minimum Principal: 50 feet total of both sides with no less than 20 feet on one side; detached accessory: 5 feet

  R6 Mixed Residential

Accessory buildings 1 attached or detached garage plus 1 yard shed and 1 minor shed
Building coverage, maximum 30 percent
Building height, maximum Principal, single-family: 35 feet; principal, multi-family: 35 feet; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Building separation, minimum 10 feet
Front yard, minimum 20 feet
Garage area, maximum 100 percent of floor area of house, but not more than 1,500 sq. ft., plus 250 sq. ft. for every acre over 4 acres
Impervious surface, maximum 50 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Living area, minimum Single-family: 400 square feet; efficiency apartment unit: 500 square feet; one-bedroom apartment: 650 square feet; two-bedroom apartment: 800 square feet; three-bedroom apartment: 1,000 square feet
Lot area, minimum 4,300 square feet for each dwelling unit
Lot frontage, minimum 55 feet on cul-de-sac; 75 feet all other
Lot width, minimum 65 feet on corner lot; 50 feet on all other lot types
Rear yard, minimum Principal: 25 feet; detached accessory: 3 feet without alley; 8 feet with alley
Side yard, minimum Principal: 20 feet total of both sides with no less than 8 feet on one side; detached accessory: 3 feet

  R7 Waterfront Residential

Accessory buildings 1 attached or detached garage plus 1 yard shed and 1 minor shed
Building coverage, maximum 45 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Building height, maximum Principal: 35 feet; accessory: 25 feet or height of principal building, whichever is less
Building separation, minimum 10 feet
Front yard, minimum 30 feet
Garage area, maximum 100 percent of floor area of house, but not more than 1,500 sq. ft., plus 250 sq. ft. for every acre over 4 acres
Impervious surface, maximum 65 percent (for a nonconforming lot due to lot size, the standard is increased 10 percent)
Living area, minimum Single-family: 1,000 square feet; efficiency apartment unit: 500 square feet; one-bedroom apartment: 650 square feet; two-bedroom apartment: 800 square feet; three-bedroom apartment: 1,000 square feet
Lot area, minimum 1.5 acres if served by on-site well and septic; 8,700 sq. ft. if served by city water and sewer
Lot frontage, minimum 55 feet on cul-de-sac; 90 feet all other
Lot width, minimum 100 feet on corner lot; 90 feet on all other lot types
Rear yard, minimum Principal: 30 feet; detached accessory: 3 feet without alley; 8 feet with alley
Side yard, minimum Principal: 30 feet total of both sides with no less than 8 feet on one side; detached accessory: 30 feet