Zoning Form: NF2—Neighborhood Residential Facilities (160.210 et al.)

Allowed Zoning Districts (RD-2, RT-2, RA-1, RA-2, RA-3, S-1, S-2, O, LW, PO-PUD)

Principal Use:


Accessory Use:

Permitted Special:


Community Residential Home, Nursing Home, Assisted Living Center


Any building or use that’s subordinate to any principal use, Off-Site Parking

Bulk Regulations

See 160.214 for all bulk regulations

See 160.505 et al. “Additional Yard Regulations” for more info

Front Yard:

25 ft On corners, one front yard can be 20 ft 15 ft with common open space through Alternative Site Plan

Side Yard:

10 ft

Rear Yard:

10 ft


35 ft or 2 stories
Size Limit: Comply with fire and building codes

Other Applicable Regulations (For complete information, see §§ 160.460 to 160.603)

Buffer Yard:

15 ft total adjacent (Level B) to DD1, DD2, DD3, and DD4
10 ft total adjacent to DD5, DD6, DD7, AD1, AD2, AD3, AD4, and Greenway (160.488)

Buffer Reduction:

5 ft reduction when parking adjacent (for Level B buffer yards) (160.488)


50 sq ft for wall or freestanding not to exceed 6 ft in height (160.570 et al.)


1 parking space for each employee or volunteer on the max shift plus 1 space for each bedroom (160.550 et al.)


90% of all required yard setbacks and buffer yards (160.485 et al.)

Parking Lot Landscaping:

1 tree per 18 parking spaces (160.485)

Parking Lot Design:

8.5 ft minimum stall width; 7.5 ft for compact cars
Parking lot layout and dimensions approved per Engineering Design Standards
Parking lots shall generally be hard surfaced
Divide parking lots with more than 200 spaces
Provide a direct and clearly defined pedestrian pathway from adjacent public sidewalk to building entrance (160.556)

Service Functions:

Screened or hidden from view (160.485)


No more than 8 ft in height except in front yard (160.480 et al.)


Within 150 ft of residential areas, lights shall be no more than 28 ft high (160.491)

Alternative Site Plans:

Allowed for buffer yard reduction, landscaping alternatives, and parking reduction (160.594 et al.)