18.38.020 ACCESSORY LIVING QUARTERS.
Accessory living quarters, as defined in Chapter 18.36 (Types of Uses), are subject to the following provisions.
.010 Number of Units Per Parcel. Only one (1) accessory living quarter shall be allowed on any one (1) lot.
.020 Prohibition. An accessory living quarter and a Second Unit, as defined in Section 18.38.230 of this chapter, shall not exist on the same lot.
.030 Design. An accessory living quarter shall comply with the following design provisions:
.0301 Exterior stairs shall not be visible from any public right-of-way, excluding alleys;
.0302 The design, color, material and texture of the roof shall be substantially the same as the main dwelling unit;
.0303 The color, material and texture of all building walls shall be similar to and compatible with the main dwelling unit; and
.0304 The architectural style of the accessory living quarter shall be the same or similar to the main dwelling unit, or, if no architectural style can be identified, the design of the living quarter shall be architecturally compatible with the main dwelling unit, and shall maintain the scale and appearance of a single-family dwelling.
.040 Occupancy. The accessory living quarter shall be exclusively used for guests or employees of the occupants of the main dwelling, shall not be rented in return for any payment or service, and shall not otherwise be used as a separate dwelling.
.050 Kitchens. An accessory living quarter shall not contain kitchen facilities separate from those of the main dwelling unit.
.060 Utility Services. The accessory living quarters shall not be metered separately from the main dwelling unit for gas, electricity, communications, water and sewer services.
.070 Floor Area. The total floor area of the accessory living quarter shall not exceed thirty percent (30%) of the main dwelling unit.
.080 Bedrooms. The accessory living quarter shall contain no more than two (2) bedrooms.
.090 Development Standards. Accessory living quarters shall conform to the development standards for the main dwelling, including but not limited to, lot coverage and front, rear and side setbacks.
.100 Height. In addition to meeting the height requirements of the zone in which it is located, the height of the accessory living quarter shall not exceed the height of the main dwelling unit.
.110 Parking. The number of parking spaces for the single-family home shall be based on the number of bedrooms in both the main dwelling unit and the accessory living quarters, in compliance with Chapter 18.42 (Parking and Loading). (Ord. 5920 § 1 (part); June 8, 2004.)