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Comparison of the R1 and R1P Zone Classifications

 
R1 ZONE R1P ZONE
CONCERNS OR ISSUES
YES NO YES NO
   
THOSE INVOLVING DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS OF THE PROPERTY OWNER
   

Is the property owner allowed to:

   

paint the exterior of the house in a desired color?

x   x  

make changes to the interior of the house?

x   x  

add living space on the ground floor or a second story?

x   x  

remove or change landscaping on the property without the city's approval?

x   x  

construct a wood fence without a permit?

x   x  

build to within 5 ft. of the side property line of the lot?

x   x  

add a second unit (residence) on the property?

x x

replace windows without a permit?

x x

replace windows without city approval of their style or materials?

x   x

place solar panels on the roof if the panels may be seen from the street?

x   x

place air conditioning unit on the roof if the unit may be seen from the street?

x   x

stucco over the exterior wood siding of the existing residence?

x   x

demolish the existing residence without city approval?

x   x
   
R1 ZONE R1P ZONE
CONCERNS OR ISSUES
YES NO YES NO
   
THOSE INVOLVING THE OBLIGATIONS OF THE PROPERTY OWNER
   

Is the property owner required to:

   

join a homeowners' association?

x x

upgrade or replace any of the appliances that are installed in the existing residence? 

x x

make improvements to the existing residence or add new structures in order to be
in compliance with the adopted Design Guidelines for Preservation Zones? 

x x

redo changes that were made in the past and are not consistent with theadopted Design Guidelines for Preservation Zones?

x x

obtain a permit for minor changes to the property (e.g., new landscaping or paving;
construction of low masonry walls; replacement of outdoor lighting)?

x x

adhere to the city adopted Design Guidelines for Preservation Zones with future improvements to the property?

x x  

limit the livable area of the residence to no more than 40% of the area of the property (lot) with any proposed new construction?

x x  

having proposed new construction reviewed by the city's design committee when the proposed building area is more than 500 sq. ft. or when the new construction will be able to be seen from the public street?

x x  

submit an application and pay a fee if the city's design committee must review the proposed construction?

x x  
   
THOSE INVOLVING THE MANAGEMENT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD AS A WHOLE
   

Is "mansionization" (e.g., the appearance of an over-building of the property) curtailed?

x x  

Are existing public streetscape features such as street lights and curb treatment protected?

x x  

Are the charm, character and streetscape appearance of the neighborhood preserved?

x x  

Is the value of residences in the neighborhood better protected?

x x  
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