Permitted Uses in the Urban & Agricultural Residential Zones
There are two residential zones in the City of Dayton - the Urban Residential Zone and the Agricultural Residential Zone. Before you proceed to the below information, make sure you know your zone by viewing the City of Dayton GIS system.
The intent and purpose of the Urban Residential (UR) zone is to provide for a mixture of housing unit types, including single-family, duplex, manufactured and multifamily dwellings. The intent and purpose of the Agricultural Residential (AR) zone is to retain a single-family, low-density residential character.
The following residential uses are permitted within the residential zones in the City of Dayton (note: this list is not all-inclusive of uses permitted in the residential zones. Please view DMC 11-03-020 for expanded information):
|Development Type||UR Zone||AR Zone|
|Single-family stick built home||Permitted||Permitted|
|Manufactured homes (single)||Permitted||Permitted|
|Multifamily homes (3+ units)||Permitted||NA|
|Cottage developments (DMC 11-03.035)||Permitted||Permitted|
Accessory Dwelling Units
(accessory to primary residence only)
Residential Zone Development Standards
The following development regulations are not all inclusive. Information is hyper-focused on primary residential development only. For information on setbacks or other development standards not discussed here, please review DMC 11-03.030.
|Lot areas, setbacks, structure heights & lot coverage||UR Zone||AR Zone|
|Lot area minimum||10,800 sq. ft.||No min.|
|Lot width minimum||80'||50'|
|Lot depth minimum||120'||100'|
|Min. front & rear setback (through lot)||20'||10'|
|Min. primary front, flank front, and rear setback (corner lot)||20'/10'/20/||10'/10'/10'|
|Min. side yard setback||10'||5'|