Single-Family Residential District – 1

Permitted Uses

  • Single-family detached dwellings
  • Nurseries, greenhouses or gardens, limited to the propagation and cultivation of plants, provided no retail or wholesale business is conducted on the premises
  • Private libraries
  • Real estate sales offices during the development of residential subdivisions allowed for no longer than six months (180 days) with a non-renewable permit
  • Public schools (kindergarten through high school) operated by an independent school district
  • All municipally-owned utilities
  • Accessory buildings and uses, customarily incidental to the above uses and located on the same lot therewith
    • A detached or attached private garage having a capacity for not more than 4 automobiles
    • One antenna (amateur radio or CB radio) and satellite dish antenna greater than 3 feet in diameter per lot with a Specific Use Permit
    • Private swimming pool
    • Such other uses as may be permitted under the provisions of a Specific Use Permit.

Size and Setback Regulations

 Item Length / Amount
Minimum Lot Size 12,000 Sqft
Minimum Lot Width 85 ft
Minimum Lot Depth 110 ft
Maximum Lot Coverage (Main Building) See Below
Maximum Lot Coverage (Including Accessory Buildings) 40%
Minimum Living Area 1,800 Sqft
Minimum Front Setback 30 ft
Minimum Rear Yard Setback 20 ft
Minimum Side Yard 10% of the lot width
Minimum Side Yard Setback Adjacent to Street 10% of the lot width with a 20 ft minimum
Interior Side Yard N/A
Maximin Height 35 ft / 2.5 Stories
Minimum Garage Size 2 Car
Minimum Additional Parking 2 Cars for every 360 Sqft
Minimum Driveway Width 10 ft
Special regulations may also apply.

Special Dwelling Restrictions

  • No temporary buildings, such as travel trailers or mobile homes, may be used for on-site dwelling purposes.
  • Accessory building area: The maximum area of any one accessory building will not exceed six hundred fifty (650) square feet without a Specific Use Permit.


  • At least a 2 car garage required for each dwelling unit, with 2 spaces (9’ x 20’ minimum) in front of garage; the driveway must be concrete with 10 foot minimum width and 4 inch minimum thickness. Vehicles must be parked on private property and may not cross the property line.
  • Fire Lane, Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements may also apply.

Type of Exterior Construction

100% masonry construction on the front elevation, including porches, and a minimum of 75% masonry exterior construction on each remaining elevation, but excluding garage doors and dormers. Glass or stucco may be used in place of masonry. Alternate building materials may be approved only by the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council.