Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance - July 2022

Supplemental Use Standards 3.2 Supplemental Use Standards – Residential


C. Setback Requirements: The accessory dwelling shall meet the accessory structure setbacks in Sections 2.2.3.E or 2.2.5.D as appropriate. D. Compatibility 1. The accessory dwelling shall meet all applicable design standards for the zoning district in which it is located in accordance with Chapter 5. 2. The accessory dwelling shall be clearly subordinate (size, etc.) to the main structure. 3. The exterior of the accessory dwelling shall be compatible with the principal residence in terms of color, siding, and roofing appearance. E. Manufactured Housing, Campers, Recreational Vehicles, Etc. Prohibited For Use: Manufactured housing, campers, travel trailers and recreational vehicles are not permitted for use as an accessory dwelling. F. Outside Entrance : If located within the principal dwelling, the apartment may have a private outside entrance, but such an entrance shall be located on or facing the side or rear of the principal dwelling. G. Dwelling Features : The accessory dwelling must contain complete kitchen facilities including a stove or cook top and a full bath including lavatory, water closet, and tub or shower (or combination). H. Parking: One off-street parking space shall be provided in addition to those required for the principal dwelling. I. Signs: No signs visible from the street or public sidewalk are permitted. 3.2.4. Family Care Home (6 or Fewer Residents) (RD, GR3, GR5, GR10, NB, ICD, UR, RMX, RA- HC, NMX, UMX, PUD) A. A. Family Care Homes shall be certified by the International Building Code, as amended by the NC Building Code. B. B. No Family Care Home shall be closer than ½ mile to another such use. 3.2.5. Live-Work Unit (GR10, ICD, UR, RMX, RA-HC, PUD) Construction shall meet requirements of the International Residential Code, and the following: A. The maximum total size of a Live-Work unit shall be 3,000 square feet and 3 stories in height. B. The work area shall occupy a maximum of 50% or less of the total unit. C. The non-residential area function shall be limited to the first or main floor only. D. A maximum of 5 non-residential worker or employees are allowed to occupy the non- residential area at any one time. E. The same tenant shall occupy the work area and living area. Mixed occupancy shall be subject to the stricter building code requirements. 3.2.6. All Manufactured Housing – Class A (RD, GR5, GR10, UR); Class B & C (RD, GR5, GR10) All manufactured HUD homes and offices, whether used for residential or business purposes and whether placed in a manufactured home park or on an individual lot of record, shall meet the following requirements:


General Provisions for All Manufactured Housing 1. Each manufactured home stand and space shall be graded to provide adequate storm drainage away from the structure and such that there will exist no more than 3 feet difference between the chassis of the home or office and the finished grade of the stand along the entire perimeter of the home or office proper. 2. The manufactured home or office is set up in accordance with the standards set by the North Carolina Department of Insurance in the current edition of the North Carolina

Town of Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance – July 19, 2022


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