3.4 Dimensional Standards

3.4.A R-12 District


R-5.1 District
Special Permit Uses
 R-12 District
Minimum Lot Area12,000 square feet100,000 square feet
Maximum Number Of Lots

In A Subdivision

Developable Land / 12,000 SFLimited by minimum lot size
Minimum Lot Width100 feet150 feet
Minimum Lot Depthno requirement200 feet
 

Minimum Front Yard Setback30 feet50 feet
Minimum Side Yard Setback10 feet50 feet, but not required for a side yard abutting navigable water
Minimum Rear Yard Setback30 feet50 feet, but not required for a rear yard abutting navigable water
Maximum Building Coverage (Note 2)20%20%
Maximum Building Height35 feet35 feet

Notes

  • Section 8.3 of the Regulations may provide flexibility related to some of these dimensional standards.
  • See Section 6.2 for requirements related to rear lots

3.4.B R-8 District


R-5.1 District
Minimum Lot Area8,000 square feet
Maximum Number Of Lots

In A Subdivision

Developable Land / 8,000 SF
Minimum Lot Width75 feet
Minimum Front Yard Setback25 feet

Or

Average setback line observed by buildings on same side of street between two intersecting streets, whichever is lesser

Minimum Side Yard Setback8 feet
Minimum Rear Yard Setback25 feet

Or

25% of lot depth, whichever is lesser

Maximum Building Coverage (Note 2)25%
Maximum Building Height35 feet

Notes

  • Section 8.3 of the Regulations may provide flexibility related to some of these dimensional standards.
  • See Section 6.2 for requirements related to rear lots

3.4.C R-5.1 District


R-5.1 District
Minimum Lot Area5,000 square feet
Maximum Number Of Lots

In A Subdivision

Developable Land / 5,000 SF
Minimum Lot Width50 feet
Minimum Front Yard Setback25 feet

Or

Average setback line observed by buildings on same side of street between two intersecting streets, whichever is lesser

Minimum Side Yard Setback4 feet
Minimum Rear Yard Setback25 feet

Or

25% of lot depth, whichever is lesser

None required where rear yard

Abuts navigable waters

Maximum Building Coverage (Note 2)25%
Maximum Building Height35 feet

Notes

  • Section 8.3 of the Regulations may provide flexibility related to some of these dimensional standards.
  • See Section 6.2 for requirements related to rear lots

3.4.D R-5.2 District


RM District

Minimum Lot Area5,000 square feet per dwelling unit
Maximum Number Of Lots

In A Subdivision

Developable Land / 5,000 SF
 
Minimum Lot Width50 feet
Minimum Front Yard Setback25 feet

Or

Average setback line observed by buildings on same side of street between two intersecting streets, whichever is lesser

Minimum Side Yard Setback4 feet
Minimum Rear Yard Setback25 feet

Or

25% of lot depth, whichever is lesser

Maximum Building Coverage25%
Maximum Building Height35 feet

Notes

  • Section 8.3 of the Regulations may provide flexibility related to some of these dimensional standards.
  • See Section 6.2 for requirements related to rear lots

3.4.E R-M District


RM District

Minimum Lot Area40,000 square feet

Or

4,000 square feet per dwelling unit, whichever is greater

When calculating the minimum lot requirements of a project, no more than 30% of the lot area can be made up of regulated wetlands or steep (over 20%) slopes.

Maximum Number Of Lots

In A Subdivision

Determined by

minimum lot size

Minimum Lot Width100 feet
Minimum Front Yard Setback25 feet
Minimum Side Yard Setback25 feet
Minimum Rear Yard Setback25 feet
Maximum Building Coverage25%

Notes

  • Section 8.3 of the Regulations may provide flexibility related to some of these dimensional standards.