CHAPTER 11
CITY OF NORTHGLENN ZONING ORDINANCE

ARTICLE 12
TWO-FAMILY ZONE, R-2

Section 11-12-1. Two-Family Zone, R-2. The provisions of this Article shall regulate and restrict the erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair and use of buildings, structures, and land in zoning districts of the City of Northglenn established as Two-Family Zones, R-2.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974]

Section 11-12-2. Uses-by-Right, R-2 Zone. In addition to the uses-by-right set forth in Section 11-7-6 of the Municipal Code, the following shall be uses-by-right in R-2 zones:

(a)

Two-family dwellings.

(b)

Single-family dwellings, which are in compliance with minimum requirements for R-1-C Zones.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974]

Section 11-12-3. Special Uses, R-2 Zone. The special uses set forth in Section 11-31-3 of the Municipal Code shall be special uses in R-2 Zones.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974]

Section 11-12-4. Floor Area, R-2 Zone. The minimum floor areas required in R-2 Zones are the following:

(a)

Two-family dwellings: 1,100 square feet per dwelling structure and 550 square feet per dwelling unit.

(b)

Single-family dwellings: 800 square feet per dwelling.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974]

Section 11-12-5. Lot Area, R-2 Zone. The minimum lot areas required in R-2 Zones shall be:

(a)

Two-family dwellings: 9,000 square feet.

(b)

Single-family dwellings: As set forth in Section 11-11-5 of the Municipal Code.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974]

Section 11-12-6. Lot Width, R-2 Zone.

(a)

The minimum width of any lot, except as provided in Sections 11-12-6(b) and (c), in a R-2 Zone shall be 75 feet, measured at the front building line.

(b)

The minimum width of any corner lot in a R-2 Zone shall be 80 feet, measured at the front building line.

(c)

The minimum width of a lot, except a corner lot, used for a single-family dwelling shall be 70 feet, measured at the front building line.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974]

Section 11-12-7. Height Limitation, R-2 Zone. The maximum height of buildings in R-2 Zones shall be:

(a)

Thirty-Five (35) feet for principal buildings.

(b)

Sixteen (16) feet for accessory buildings.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974; 1435, 2006]

Section 11-12-8. Front Setback, R-2 Zone.

(a)

The minimum front setback in R-2 Zones shall be 25 feet, except as otherwise provided in this Section.

(b)

The minimum front setback when property in a R-2 Zone fronts on a State or Federal highway shall be 50 feet.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974]

Section 11-12-9. Front Setback, Accessory Building, R-2 Zone. Accessory buildings in R-2 Zones, other than private garages or carports, shall be totally located not less than five (5) feet to the rear of the principal building.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974]

Section 11-12-10. Side Setback, R-2 Zone. The following minimum side setback requirements shall apply in R-2 Zones:

(a)

All buildings on corner lots: 25 feet on the side street.

(b)

Principal buildings with garage or carport: Five (5) feet, except as otherwise required by Section 11-12-10(a).

(c)

Principal buildings without garage or carport: Five (5) feet on one side and 17 feet on the other side, except as otherwise required by Section 11-12-10(a).

(d)

Accessory buildings: Five (5) feet, except as otherwise required by Section 11-13-10(a), and except that:

(1)

If the accessory building is totally located within 40 feet of the rear lot line, no side setback is required.

[Source: Ord. 299, 1974]

Section 11-12-11. Rear Setback, R-2 Zone. The following minimum rear setback requirements shall apply in R-2 Zones:

(a)

Principal buildings: 20 feet.

(b)

Accessory buildings: No requirement.