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30.41C.240 Design standards - bonus residential density.
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(1) For all lands, except those specified in subsections 2 and 3 of this section, a rural cluster subdivision or short subdivision shall be awarded a residential density bonus of 15 percent of the maximum density allowed by the underlying zone if the amount of restricted open space equals the amount required in SCC 30.41C.075 and 30.41C.090. If additional restricted open space is proposed beyond the minimum amount required, a rural cluster subdivision or short subdivision shall be awarded an additional one percent density bonus for every additional one percent of restricted open space designated up to a maximum total density bonus of 35 percent.

(2) A rural cluster subdivision or short subdivision on lands designated local forest or subject to the mineral resource overlay shall be awarded a residential density bonus of 5 percent if the amount of restricted open space meets or exceeds the amount required in SCC 30.41C.075 and 30.41C.090. If additional restricted open space is proposed beyond the minimum amount required, a rural cluster subdivision or short subdivision shall be awarded an additional one percent density bonus for every additional one percent of restricted open space designated up to a maximum total density bonus of 10 percent.

(3) On lands designated RR-RD within a RUTA overlay, no density bonus is allowed. (Added by Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003; Amended by Amended Ord. 05-083, Dec. 21, 2005, Eff date Feb. 1, 2006; Amended by Amended Ord. 08-087, Feb. 4, 2009, Eff date Apr. 5, 2009; Amended by Amended Ord. 09-046, Aug. 12, 2009, Eff date Sept. 10, 2009).

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