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Article 7. Campus Zoning Districts: IC-1, IC-2, OFC, RC
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Article 7. Campus Zoning Districts: IC-1, IC-2, OFC, RC

7.1 PURPOSE

  1. IC-1 Institutional Campus Zoning District
    The IC-1 Institutional Campus Zoning District is intended to address the needs and impacts of large-scale institutional campuses, including governmental, educational, medical, social service, continuum of care residential developments, and religious campuses, which may include associated supportive uses primarily to provide for employees and visitors on-site, such as eating and drinking, retail, and personal service establishments. The IC-1 Zoning District is characterized by an open development form of predominantly low-to mid-rise structures and ample green space within a campus-like environment that prioritizes a cohesive pedestrian network.
  2. IC-2 Institutional Campus Zoning District
    The IC-2 Institutional Campus Zoning District is intended to address the needs and impacts of large-scale institutional campuses, including governmental, educational, medical, social service, continuum of care residential developments, and religious campuses, which may include associated supportive uses primarily to provide for employees and visitors on-site, such as eating and drinking, retail, and personal service establishments. The IC-2 Zoning District is characterized by a compact development form of taller structures within a densely developed, pedestrian-oriented urban environment.
  3. OFC Office Flex Campus Zoning District
    The OFC Office Flex Campus Zoning District is intended to address large-scale office, research, and medical campuses that may include some light assembly uses, with supporting uses primarily designed to serve the everyday needs of employees and visitors, such as eating and drinking, retail, and personal service establishments. While OFC Zoning District developments are relatively low intensity, standards are included to foster internal and external walkability, providing connections both on-site and to the external pedestrian network.
  4. RC Research Campus Zoning District
    The RC Research Campus Zoning District is intended to address the needs and impacts of large-scale research campuses within a mixed-use environment, with supporting uses primarily designed to serve the everyday needs of employees, residents, and visitors, such as eating and drinking, retail, and personal service establishments. The RC Zoning District is characterized by a development form of taller structures within a pedestrian-oriented urban environment.

7.2 USES

Article 15 lists permitted, temporary, and accessory uses for the Campus Zoning Districts. Use definitions are found in Article 15. Prescribed conditions applicable to certain principal uses, temporary uses, and accessory uses are also found in Article 15.

7.3 DIMENSIONAL AND DESIGN STANDARDS

The tables below include the dimensional and design standards for the Campus Zoning Districts. Standards within the tables below may contain specific regulations organized by frontage type (Section 3.5). In the tables below, where a cell contains a standard or a “.” the standard is applicable. Where a cell is blank and shaded, the standard does not apply.

  1. Lot
    Lot standards govern the basic dimensions of lots, including but not limited to minimum area, width, and coverage as applicable. These standards are intended to provide a rational basis for the division, organization, and development of land within the City of Charlotte.
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Table 7-1: Campus Zoning Districts Lot Standards 3

IC-1IC-2OFCRC
AMinimum District Size (acres) 1105105
BMinimum Lot Width (feet)50255025
CMaximum Building Coverage (%)60 260 2
1 Overall district size may not be reduced to less than that required within Section 7.3.A. Where a zoning map amendment would reduce the overall district size to less than the requirement, the entirety of the zoning district shall be amended.
2 Structured parking up to 10% of lot area shall not count toward maximum building coverage. Any structured parking areas in excess of 10% of lot area shall be counted in maximum building coverage.
3 Lot Standards do not apply to individual sublots but do apply to the parcel on which the sublot(s) is located.
  1. Building Siting
    Building siting standards govern the placement of buildings on lots and are intended to ensure that development maintains compatibility with its surrounding context and the intent of the applicable zoning district.
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Table 7-2: Campus Zoning Districts Building Siting Standards

IC-1IC-2OFCRC
AFrontage Setback Line (from future back of curb) (feet) 1, 2, 6
Uptown Signature24242424
Main Street24242424
Linear Park36363636
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard36203620
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard40244024
2-3 Lane Avenue36203620
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park 3205205
Uptown Primary20202020
Other – Primary36203620
Uptown Secondary16161616
Secondary36163616
Parkway (Measured from ROW)20202020
Limited Access (Measured from ROW)20102010
BFrontage Build-To Zone (BTZ) (from frontage setback line) (feet) 4, 5
Main Street0-200-200-200-20
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard0-200-20
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard0-200-20
2-3 Lane Avenue0-200-20
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park0-200-20
Other – Primary0-200-20
Secondary0-200-20
Parkway
Limited Access
CMinimum BTZ Build-To Percentage for Structure (%)
Main Street80808080
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard8080
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard8080
2-3 Lane Avenue8080
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park8080
Other – Primary8080
Secondary6060
Parkway
Limited Access
DMinimum Side Setback (feet)
Not abutting Neighborhood 1 Place Type100100
Abutting Neighborhood 1 Place Type10101010
EMinimum Rear Setback (feet)
Not abutting Neighborhood 1 Place Type200200
Abutting Neighborhood 1 Place Type20202020
1 On local and collector streets in the IC-1, IC-2, and RC Zoning Districts, measured from the curb location for Office/Commercial Wide Local Street Cross Section in CLDSM or the existing back of curb, whichever is farthest from the centerline. On local and collector streets in the OFC District, measured from the curb location of Office/Commercial Narrow Local Street Cross Section in CLDSM or the existing back of curb, whichever is farthest from the centerline. If SSI standards require the relocation of the back of curb or the back of curb is voluntarily relocated, that shall be considered the existing back of curb location.
2 In no case shall any building entry be located closer than six feet to an existing or proposed off-street public path or shared use path.
3 For the transit station, off-street public path, public park frontage, shall be measured from a property line or right-of-way line. If there is an easement in place for any frontage, then the measurement shall be taken from such easement. For any frontage abutting a reservation for a future frontage, the frontage setback line shall be measured from the edge of the reservation area.
4 If there is an existing Charlotte Water easement, other utility easement, or overhead utility clearance requirement that conflicts with the build-to zone requirement, a build-to line shall be established at the edge of the easement or edge of the overhead utility clearance requirement closest to the build-to zone.
5 Where a lot has more than two frontages that require a build-to zone, the build-to zone shall be increased by 100% for those frontages that exceed two. Such an increase should be applied to those frontages that are lowest in the established hierarchy of frontages (Section 3.5.D).
6 In the IC-1 and OFC Zoning Districts, if no parking or maneuvering is located between a building and the frontage, then the frontage setback line may be reduced to match the standard required for the CAC-1 Zoning District.
  1. Building Height
    Building height standards govern the minimum and maximum heights of buildings as applicable, and are intended to provide flexibility while maintaining appropriate transitions to adjacent areas.
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Table 7-3: Campus Zoning Districts Building Height Standards

IC-1IC-2OFCRC
AMaximum Building Height (feet) 1, 25012050120
BMaximum Height with Bonus (feet) (Section 16.31, 28025080250
1 The height and location of structures may be restricted by the limitations set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 14 Part
77: Safe, Efficient Use, and Preservation of the Navigable Airspace. A notice of proposed construction FAA Form 7460-1 must be filed with the FAA for construction or alteration that impacts any of the imaginary surfaces as defined in 14 CFR Part 77, or is more than 200 feet in height above the ground at its site at least 45 days prior to construction. The Aviation Department Planning Division may serve as a point of contact for information regarding building notification requirements and obstruction evaluation
The maximum building height of any structure within 200 feet from the lot line of residential uses or vacant land in a Neighborhood 1 Place Type is limited as follows: Portions of a structure within the first 100 feet are limited to a maximum height of 50 feet. Portions of a structure located between 100 and 200 feet are limited to a maximum height of 65 feet. Beyond 200 feet, the building height is limited by the maximum height of the zoning district. Building heights for all portions of a structure shall be measured from the average grade established for the whole building. This limitation does not apply to public parks of three acres or greater within a Neighborhood 1 Place Type, nor to an area of two or fewer parcels totaling no more than three acres within a Neighborhood 1 Place Type.
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  1. Building Articulation
    Building Articulation standards govern the dimensions of building facade elements and entry features and are intended to facilitate the enhancement of a pedestrian-oriented environment.
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Table 7-4: Campus Zoning Districts Building Articulation Standards

IC-1IC-2OFCRC
AMinimum Building Length as a Percentage of Lot Width Along Frontage (Measured at Frontage Setback Line) (%)1
Main Street60606060
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard6060
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard6060
2-3 Lane Avenue6060
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park6060
Other – Primary6060
Secondary4040
Parkway
Limited Access
BMaximum Building Length Along a Frontage (feet) 2600500600500
CMaximum Building Length Along a Frontage with Additional Design Elements (feet) 2, 3800700800700
DMaximum Blank Wall Area – (Ground Floor and Upper Floor; Horizontal or Vertical) (feet) 4
Main Street20202020
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard20202020
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard20202020
2-3 Lane Avenue20202020
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park20202020
Other – Primary20202020
Secondary40204020
Parkway60506050
Limited Access60506050
EMinimum Ground Floor Height – Residential (Finished Floor Elevation to Finished Floor Elevation) (feet) 4, 5, 6, 7
Main Street16 816 816 816 8
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard1212
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard1212
2-3 Lane Avenue1212
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park1212
Other – Primary1212
Secondary1212
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)1212
Limited Access
FMinimum Ground Floor Height – Nonresidential and Mixed-Use (Finished Floor Elevation to Finished Floor Elevation) (feet) 5, 7, 8
Main Street16161616
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard16 716 7
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard1616
2-3 Lane Avenue1616
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park1616
Other – Primary1616
Secondary1616
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)1616
Limited Access
GMaximum Prominent Entry Spacing (feet) 4
Main Street250250250250
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard250250
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard250250
2-3 Lane Avenue250250
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park250250
Other – Primary250250
Secondary250250
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)250250
Limited Access

Where a minimum building length as a percentage of lot width applies to multiple frontages, the highest frontage classification in the hierarchy (per Section 3.5.D) shall meet the established standard. In the case of a lot with two frontages, the second frontage shall only meet a standard of 40%. If there are more than two frontages subject to the standard, there is no minimum requirement for any frontage beyond the two highest frontages in the hierarchy. This requirement does not apply to Parkway or Limited Access frontages.

2 Maximum building length along a frontage does not apply to any frontage located along a Limited Access road. If any applicable minimum building length exceeds a maximum building length requirement, the maximum building length shall control.

3 To achieve maximum building length with additional design elements, the following is required:

  1. Where a building abuts two parallel frontages with pedestrian facilities, or one frontage with pedestrian facilities and a parking lot, public park or other publicly owned open space on the side of the building opposite the frontage, a pedestrian passage is required. Such passage shall meet the following criteria:
    1. General Requirements
      1. Passages shall be designed to accommodate pedestrians. Vehicular access and circulation shall not be allowed as a component of a passage.
      2. Passages shall be a minimum of 30 feet in width and 20 feet in height, and shall be located within the middle third of the building, measured along the frontage.
      3. Passages shall be designed to maintain views from one end through to the other.
      4. Inclusion of decorative elements such as lighting installations or public art within passages is encouraged.
      5. Passages shall align with the street grid or other points of access to sidewalks, public paths, parking lots, public parks, or other publicly owned open space where feasible.
      6. For the purposes of any build-to zone requirement, a building passage is considered part of the building façade that meets such requirement.
    2. Passages in nonresidential and mixed-use buildings.
      1. Ground floor uses shall be oriented toward the passage, including public entrances.
      2. Ground floor façades facing into building passages in nonresidential and mixed-use buildings shall maintain a minimum transparency of 35% of the wall area of the passage.
    3. Passages in residential buildings.
    4. Passages in residential buildings may be closed off to the public with gates and/or fencing but shall be of open design to allow for a clear view through the passage.
      1. Passages in residential buildings shall be designed with elements for use by residents, such as seating areas.
      2. Ground floor façades facing into building passages in residential buildings shall maintain a minimum transparency of 25% of the wall area of the passage.
    5. Where a building does not abut two parallel frontages with pedestrian facilities, a break in the building massing is required as follows:
    6. Building mass shall be recessed a minimum of 20 feet in depth for no less than 30 linear feet along the façade. Such recess shall extend the full height of the building, and shall meet the following criteria:
      1. The recess shall be located within the middle third of the building, measured along the frontage.
      2. or nonresidential and mixed-use buildings, ground floor uses shall be oriented toward the recessed area, including public entrances.
      3. The recessed area is subject to all transparency requirements.
      4. The recessed area shall be designed as public or common space including amenities such as seating areas, landscaping, lighting, decorative elements, and public art.

4 Does not apply to multi-family attached units when on sublots.

5 The ground floor of residential developments is still considered residential when leasing or management offices and/or tenant facilities, such as gyms and community/party rooms associated with the development are located on the ground floor.

6 Applies only if non-convertible residential; for convertible residential, nonresidential standard applies.

7 At least 70% of the total ground floor for nonresidential uses and 30% for residential uses, measured as a percentage of the interior space, shall meet the minimum ground floor height requirement.

8 Minimum ground floor height may be reduced by the Zoning Administrator if there are site constraints that would cause practical difficulty

  1. Transparency
    Transparency standards govern the required amount of ground floor and upper floor transparency and are intended to facilitate the enhancement of a pedestrian-oriented environment. These standards do not apply to multi-family attached development when units are on sublots.

Table 7-5: Campus Zoning Districts Transparency Standards

IC-1IC-2OFCRC
AGround Floor Transparency – Residential (% of wall area between 3’ and 10’ from grade) 1, 2
Main Street25252525
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard25252525
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard25252525
2-3 Lane Avenue25252525
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park25252525
Other – Primary25252525
Secondary25252525
Parkway20202020
Limited Access
BGround Floor Transparency – Nonresidential and Mixed-Use (% of wall area between 3’ and 10’ from grade) 1
Main Street50505050
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard40404040
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard40404040
2-3 Lane Avenue40404040
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park40404040
Other – Primary40404040
Secondary40404040
Parkway30303030
Limited Access
CUpper Floor Transparency – Residential, Nonresidential, and Mixed-Use (% of Wall Area per Story)
Main Street15151515
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard15151515
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard15151515
2-3 Lane Avenue15151515
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park15151515
Other – Primary15151515
Secondary15151515
Parkway15151515
Limited Access
1 The ground floor of residential developments is still considered residential when leasing or management offices and/or tenant facilities, such as gyms and community/party rooms associated with the development are located on the ground floor.
Applies only if non-convertible residential; for convertible residential, nonresidential standard applies.
  1. Site Layout Standards
    The standards below establish site layout requirements for nonresidential, mixed-use, multi-family attached, and multi-family stacked development within the Campus Zoning Districts. Where standards below refer to a frontage, such standards apply to all frontages except parkways or limited access roads.

Table 7-6: Campus Zoning Districts Site Layout Standards

Nonres. + Mixed-UseMulti-Family Attached When Units Not on SublotsMulti-Family StackedMulti-Family Attached When Units on Sublots
The primary pedestrian entry to each principal structure shall face a frontage or common open space1.
The primary pedestrian entry to each dwelling unit shall face a frontage or common open space1.
Principal structures abutting a frontage shall be oriented with all building sidewalls perpendicular to the frontage. On corner lots, sidewalls may be oriented perpendicularly to either frontage.
1 Common open space shall comply with the standards of Table 16-2: Design of Open Space.
  1. Building Design Standards
    1. Nonresidential and Mixed-Use Building Design Standards
      The following design standards apply to nonresidential and mixed-use buildings in the Campus Zoning Districts.
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Table 7-7: Campus Zoning Districts Nonresidential and Mixed-Use Building Design Standards

IC-1IC-2OFCRC
Building Base and Entrance Design
For buildings over 90’ in height, the base of the building shall be clearly differentiated from the remainder of the building with an emphasis on providing design elements that will enhance the pedestrian environment.
  1. This differentiation shall occur somewhere within the bottom third of the building, but no higher than 50’ above grade.
  2. Elements such as, but not limited to, cornices, corbeling, molding, stringcourses, ornamentation, changes in material or color, recessing, architectural lighting, and other sculpturing of the base shall be provided to clearly differentiate the base from the remainder of the building.
Main Street
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard
2-3 Lane Avenue
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park
Other – Primary
Secondary
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)
Limited Access
A frontage shall have a minimum of one prominent entrance, as defined in this Ordinance. In the case of a building located on a corner lot with two frontages, one prominent entrance located on the corner may satisfy this requirement for both frontages, subject to the following:
  1. Each frontage shall not require more than one prominent entry.
  2. A prominent corner entry shall include design features that reinforce intersections as key locations for pedestrian activity. Two of the following shall be included:
    1. A chamfered or rounded corner design.
    2. Awnings, canopies, or other covered entry features.
    3. Special paving, landscape, or lighting features.
    4. Unique architectural detailing that emphasizes the corner entry.
Main Street
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard
2-3 Lane Avenue
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park
Other – Primary
Secondary
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)
Limited Access
A minimum of one ground floor entrance along each frontage facing façade, except for a Limited Access frontage, shall include a pedestrian connection between doors and adjacent pedestrian facilities, where such facilities are present or are required by this Ordinance. 1
Main Street
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard
2-3 Lane Avenue
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park
Other – Primary
Secondary
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)
Limited Access
Where a building contains multiple tenant spaces on the ground floor abutting a frontage, each tenant space shall have a prominent entrance including a pedestrian connection between doors and adjacent pedestrian facilities, where such facilities are present or are required by this Ordinance. 1
Main Street
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard
2-3 Lane Avenue
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park
Other – Primary
Secondary
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)
Limited Access
One prominent entrance on the ground floor is required per building on a site.2
Pedestrian-oriented ground-floor designs are encouraged, including arcades, galleries, colonnades, outdoor dining areas, and outdoor plazas. When integrated into the overall building design, such features are considered to meet any required build-to percentage.
Main Street
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard
2-3 Lane Avenue
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park
Other – Primary
Secondary
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)
Limited Access
1 The Zoning Administrator may waive this requirement if they determine that the nature of the use does not require such pedestrian connections, for example warehouse and distribution centers, airports, truck and rail freight terminals, and other similar uses.
2 This standard does not apply to a Continuum Care Retirement Community.
    1. Residential Building Design Standards
      The following design standards apply to multi-family attached when units are not on sublots and multi-family stacked development in the Campus Zoning Districts.

‍Table 7-8: Campus Zoning Districts Residential Building Design Standards

Multi-Family Attached When Units Not on SublotsMulti-Family Stacked
Facade Modulation
Structures shall incorporate elements of variation on any façade facing a frontage, public open space, or common open space. Variation shall be achieved as follows:
  1. For multi-family attached dwellings when units are not on sublots, one of the following shall be incorporated into the design of the structure:
    1. Variation in the façade depth of adjoining dwelling units of at least 3’. Such variation shall extend the entire height of the façade.
    2. Architectural features, such as balconies, bay windows, or other elements along the façade of each dwelling unit, subject to the standards of Article 18.
  2. For multi-family stacked dwellings 150’ or more in length, recesses or projections of the façade of at least 1’ in depth, and no less than 10’ in width are required at intervals of no more than 60’.
Main Street
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard
2-3 Lane Avenue
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park
Other – Primary
Secondary
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)
Limited Access
Building Base and Entrance Design
The primary pedestrian entry shall be a prominent entrance along a frontage, except for a Limited Access frontage, as defined by this Ordinance. Pedestrian connections shall be provided between such entry and adjacent pedestrian facilities, where such facilities are present or are required by this Ordinance. In the case of a building with multiple exterior entrances to individual units within the structure, this requirement applies to all exterior entrances along a frontage.
Main Street
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard
2-3 Lane Avenue
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park
Other – Primary
Secondary
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)
Limited Access
All ground floor entrances to individual units on a frontage with a sidewalk shall be between 1’ and 5’ above the grade of the adjacent sidewalk when located within 10’ of the back of sidewalk. Residential units located below the grade of the adjacent sidewalk are permitted to have below-grade entrances, which shall be between 1’ and 3’ below the grade of the adjacent sidewalk. 1
Main Street
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard
2-3 Lane Avenue
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park
Other – Primary
Secondary
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)
Limited Access
Arcades, galleries, colonnades, outdoor plazas, outdoor dining areas, or similar pedestrian-oriented ground floor designs may be incorporated into facades. When provided, such features that are in line with the building facade above the ground floor are considered to meet any required build-to percentage.
Main Street
4-5 Lane Avenue/Boulevard
6 or more Lane Avenue/Boulevard
2-3 Lane Avenue
Transit Station, Off-Street Public Path, Public Park
Other – Primary
Secondary
Parkway (when only frontage or adjacent to shared-use path)
Limited Access
1  Zoning Administrator may allow adjustments to standards if adjacent average sidewalk grade is greater than 10% or to comply with federal and state law.
  1. Building Materials
    The following building materials are limited to 25% of each façade along a frontage. They may also be used as a component of construction when not a surface finish material without limitation. These restrictions do not apply to multi-family attached dwellings when units on sublots.
    1. Corrugated metal siding; however, the reuse of pre-fabricated shipping containers is permitted and is not subject to this limitation, subject to compliance with the building code and other applicable codes
    2. Exterior insulation finishing systems (EIFS) is prohibited on the ground floor of a multi-family dwelling (the 25% permission in item 1 above does not apply). This does not apply to multi-family attached dwellings when units on sublots
    3. Plain concrete masonry units (CMU)
    4. Plastic
    5. T-111 composite plywood siding
    6. Vinyl

7.4 OPEN SPACE REQUIREMENTS

  1. New construction of a principal building and expansion of a principal building by 5,000 square feet or 20% of the building area, whichever is less, is required to provide on-site open space, except for development on sites of one-half acre or less in size.
  2. The design of open space shall meet the design requirements of Section 16.5.
  3. Development shall provide a minimum of on-site open space as follows:

Table 7-9: Required Open Space

IC-1IC-2OFCRC
Total On-Site Open SpaceDevelopment shall provide a minimum of 10% on-site open space.
Public On-Site Open Space (% of Total On-Site Open Space)
Campus Development (Does not apply to CCRC)A minimum of 25% of the on-site open space shall be public open space for campus developments.
Commercial DevelopmentA minimum of 50% of the on-site open space shall be public open space for commercial developments.
Mixed-Use Development1A minimum of 25% of the on-site open space shall be public open space for mixed-use developments.
1 For the purposes of required public on-site open space a development shall be considered mixed-use when no more than 25% of the ground floor area is nonresidential.
  1. Residential on-site open space may be provided as land dedicated to Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, a fee-in-lieu provided to Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, or a combination thereof in accordance with the requirements of Section 16.5.
  2. Nonresidential and mixed-use on-site open space may be provided as land dedicated to Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, a fee-in-lieu provided to Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, or a combination thereof in accordance with the requirements of Section 16.5.

7.5 ON-SITE PEDESTRIAN CONNECTIVITY REQUIREMENTS

Standards for required on-site pedestrian connectivity are found in Section 16.6.

7.6 SUPPLEMENTAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

  1. General Development Standards
    General development standards are found in Article 16.
  2. Accessory Structures
    Standards for accessory structures are found in Article 17.
  3. Architectural Features
    Standards for architectural features are found in Article 18.
  4. Off-Street Parking
    Standards for off-street parking and bicycle parking are found in Article 19.
  5. Landscaping and Screening
    Landscaping and screening standards are found in Article 20.
  6. Loading and Service
    Standards for loading spaces and service areas are found in Article 21.
  7. Signs
    Standards for signs are found in Article 22.
  8. Drainage
    Standards for drainage are found in Article 24.