City of Crystal Lake Park, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1995 §405.010; Ord. No. 106 Art. IV, 10-24-1968; Ord. No. 169 §1, 5-7-1979; Ord. No. 292 §2, 6-14-1993]
A. 
The following regulations are established for Residence District "A", to wit:
1. 
Use regulations. Business and industry are strictly prohibited except as otherwise permitted herein; no building or land shall be used and altered unless otherwise provided in this Title, except for one (1) or more of the following uses:
a. 
Single-family dwellings of no more than two (2) stories in height.
b. 
Parks, playgrounds and community buildings owned and operated by the City of Crystal Lake Park or operated by any Board of Trustees of a subdivision, provided the approval of the Board of Aldermen has been obtained.
c. 
Planned environment unit development as provided in this Chapter.
d. 
Group Homes. No group home shall be located within two thousand five hundred (2,500) feet of another group home. The exterior appearance of the home and property shall be in reasonable conformance with the general neighborhood standards. Group homes shall be eleemosynary or not-for-profit in nature.
e. 
In home businesses.
2. 
Height. No building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall exceed two (2) stories or thirty-five (35) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040.
3. 
Rear yard. There shall be a rear yard having a depth of not less than twenty percent (20%) of the depth of the lot; provided however, that such rear yards shall not be less than thirty (30) feet but need not exceed forty (40) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040.
4. 
Side yard. There shall be a side yard having a depth of not less than ten percent (10%) of the average width of the lot for each side yard; provided however, that such side yard width shall not be less than ten (10) feet in width but not exceed twenty (20) feet.
5. 
Front yard. There shall be a front yard having a depth of not less than forty (40) feet to the front line of a building and not less than thirty (30) feet to the front line of an open porch or paved terrace; provided however, that where lots comprising forty percent (40%) or more of the frontage are developed with buildings having a front yard with a variation in depth of not more than ten (10) feet, no building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall project beyond the average front yard line so established; provided further, that the regulation shall not be so interpreted as to require a front yard of more than seventy-five (75) feet. Where property has frontage along a major highway, the front yard shall be determined by the provisions of Section 410.020.
6. 
Corner lots. The requirements of Subsection (4) shall apply to corner lots except that where the building faces an intersecting street or place, the side yard of the lot shall be no less than fifty percent (50%) of the depth of the front yard required on the said lot; provided however, that this additional width of the side yard on the street or place side of the reversed corner lot shall not reduce the buildable width of such lot, if on record on October 24, 1968, to less than thirty (30) feet.
7. 
Intensity of use. Every lot on which a building is erected or structurally altered for dwelling purposes shall have a minimum width at the street line of one hundred twenty-five (125) feet and a minimum area of twenty thousand (20,000) square feet.
8. 
Planned environment unit.
a. 
In any Residential District "A" a tract of land may be developed for residential use and supporting community facilities provided that a planned environment unit is approved as provided in this Section notwithstanding any other provisions of this Title. The planned environment unit shall have a minimum density ratio of one (1) living unit for each fifteen thousand (15,000) square feet of lot area, but such dwelling units may be placed and situated on the tract of land as permitted by this Title.
b. 
Application for a planned environment unit shall be made to the Board of Aldermen of the City and such application shall contain such data and information so as to assume the fullest practicable presentation of facts for the consideration by the Board. The Board of Aldermen may adopt and permit a planned environment unit by an ordinance duly enacted by the Board. In considering an application for a planned environment unit, the Board of Aldermen shall consider whether the proposal is consistent with good general planning practice, good site planning, can be constructed and operated in a manner not detrimental to the permitted use in the district and would be visually compatible with the surrounding area and is deemed desirable to promote the general welfare of the City. The Board of Aldermen shall also consider the architectural, landscape and other relationships which may exist and may recommend and require physical treatment and limitations as will, in the Board's opinion, enhance the development. Such recommendations and requirements may be made part of any ordinance enacted permitting the development of the planned environment unit.
c. 
In addition to the foregoing, the Board of Aldermen may recommend and require, and make a part of the enabling ordinance, matters pertaining to, but not limited to, the following:
(1) 
Off-street parking.
(2) 
Screening and fencing of certain designated areas.
(3) 
Setbacks along the boundary lines of the planned environment unit.
(4) 
The type of improvements and the landscaping of the tract.
(5) 
Conditions governing the maintenance of common areas.
(6) 
The maximum and minimum gross floor area of each dwelling unit.
(7) 
The holding of fee simple title in the common and recreational areas, if any, in a Board of Trustees for the unit owners use and benefit.
(8) 
The provisions to be contained in any trust indenture governing the development.
d. 
In the event that substantial construction has not been commenced within two (2) years of the date of enactment of an ordinance which adopts and permits a planned environment unit upon a tract of land, unless extended by ordinance, the planned environment unit shall terminate. As used herein, "substantial construction" shall mean final grading for roadways necessary for the first (1st) phase of construction and installation of sanitary and storm sewers.
[CC 1995 §405.020; Ord. No. 106 Art. IV, 10-24-1968; Ord. No. 292 §2, 6-14-1993; Ord. No. 438 §4, 1-11-2010; Ord. No. 459 §1, 6-13-2011]
A. 
The following regulations are established for Residence District "B", to wit:
1. 
Use regulations. Business and industry are strictly prohibited except as otherwise permitted herein; no building or land shall be used and no building shall be hereafter erected, converted or structurally altered unless otherwise provided in this Title, except for one (1) or more of the following uses:
a. 
Any use permitted in Residence District "A" subject to the conditions herein stated.
2. 
Height. No building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall exceed two (2) stories or thirty-five (35) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040.
3. 
Rear yard. There shall be a rear yard having a depth of not less than twenty percent (20%) of the depth of the lot; provided however, that such rear yards shall not be less than twenty-five (25) feet but need not exceed forty (40) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040.
4. 
Side yard. There shall be a side yard having a depth of not less than ten percent (10%) of the average width of the lot for each side yard; provided however, that such side yard width shall not be less than eight (8) feet in width but need not exceed twenty (20) feet.
5. 
Front yard. There shall be a front yard having a depth of not less than twenty-five (25) feet to the front line of a building and not less than twenty (20) feet to the front line of an open porch or paved terrace; provided however, that where lots comprising forty percent (40%) or more of the frontage are developed with buildings having a front yard with a variation in depth of not more than ten (10) feet, no building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall project beyond the average front yard line so established; provided further, that the regulation shall not be so interpreted as to require a front yard of more than seventy-five (75) feet. Where property has frontage along a major highway, the front yard shall be determined by the provisions of Section 410.020.
6. 
Corner lots. The requirements of Subsection (4) hereof shall apply to corner lots except that where the building faces an intersecting street or place, the side yard of the lot shall be no less than fifty percent (50%) of the depth of the front yard required on the said lot; provided however, that this additional width of the side yard on the street or place side of the reversed corner lot shall not reduce the buildable width of such lot, if on record on October 24, 1968, to less than thirty (30) feet.
7. 
Intensity of use. Every lot on which a building is erected or structurally altered for dwelling purposes shall have a minimum width at the street line of eighty (80) feet and a minimum area of ten thousand (10,000) square feet.
8. 
Lot coverage. Buildings shall not cover more than ninety percent (90%) of the total buildable area (after setbacks are applied, including aggregate setback if applicable). Incentives for additional lot coverage may be earned for compliance with the Design Guidelines "Garage" provisions.
[CC 1995 §405.030; Ord. No. 106 Art. IV, 10-24-1968; Ord. No. 292 §2, 6-14-1993; Ord. No. 438 §4, 1-11-2010; Ord. No. 459 §1, 6-13-2011]
A. 
The following regulations are established for Residence District "C," to wit:
1. 
Use regulations. Business and industry are strictly prohibited except as otherwise permitted herein; and no building or land shall be used and no building shall be hereafter erected, converted or structurally altered unless otherwise provided in this Title, except for one (1) or more of the following uses:
a. 
Any use permitted in Residence District "A" subject to the conditions herein permitted.
2. 
Height. No building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall exceed two (2) stories or thirty (30) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040.
3. 
Rear yard. There shall be a rear yard having a depth of not less than twenty percent (20%) of the depth of the lot, provided, such rear yard need not exceed thirty-five (35) feet but shall not be less than twenty-five (25) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040.
4. 
Side yard. On interior lots there shall be a side yard on each side of the building having a width of not less than five percent (5%) of the width of the lot; provided however, such side yard need not exceed ten (10) feet in width but shall not be less than five (5) feet in width.
5. 
Front yard. There shall be a front yard line of not less than fifteen (15) feet to the front line of the building; provided, that where lots comprising forty percent (40%) or more of the frontage are developed with building having a front yard with a variation in depth of not more than ten (10) feet, no building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall project beyond the average front yard line established; provided further, that this regulation shall not be so interpreted as to require a front yard of more than sixty (60) feet.
6. 
Corner lots. The requirements of Subsection (4) shall apply to corner lots except that where the building faces an intersecting street or place, the side yard of the lot shall be no less than fifty percent (50%) of the depth of the front yard required on the said lot; provided however, that this additional width of the side yard on the street or place side of the reversed corner lot shall not reduce the buildable width of such lot, if on record on October 24, 1968, to less than thirty (30) feet; provided further, that no accessory building on said reversed corner lot shall project beyond the front yard line of the lot nor beyond the side yard line.
7. 
Intensity of use. Every lot on which a building is erected or structurally altered for dwelling purposes shall have a minimum width of ninety-five (95) feet and a minimum area of nine thousand five hundred (9,500) square feet.
8. 
Lot coverage. Buildings shall not cover more than ninety percent (90%) of the total buildable area (after setbacks are applied, including aggregate setback if applicable). Incentives for additional lot coverage may be earned for compliance with the Design Guidelines "Garage" provisions.
[CC 1995 §405.040; Ord. No. 106 Art. IV, 10-24-1968; Ord. No. 291 §2, 3-2-1993; Ord. No. 292 §2, 6-14-1993; Ord. No. 357 §1, 1-14-2002; Ord. No. 407 §1, 6-9-2008; Ord. No. 438 §§4 — 5, 1-11-2010; Ord. No. 459 §1, 6-13-2011]
A. 
The following regulations are established for Residence District "D", to wit:
1. 
Use regulations. Business and industry are strictly prohibited except as otherwise permitted herein; and no building or land shall be used and no building shall be hereafter erected, converted or structurally altered unless otherwise provided in this Title, except for one (1) or more of the following uses:
a. 
Any use permitted in the Residence District "A" subject to the conditions herein stated.
2. 
Setback, height and living area limitations and requirements.
a. 
The following setback, height and living area limitations and requirements shall apply to any property consisting of less than nine thousand (9,000) square feet:
(1) 
Height. No building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall exceed two (2) stories or a height of building of thirty (30) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040, and except that the highest point on the building shall not exceed thirty (30) feet from the average elevation of the finished lot grade at the front of the building.
(2) 
Side yard. On interior lots there shall be a side yard on each side of the building having a width of not less than ten percent (10%) of the width of the lot, provided however, such side yard shall not be less than six (6) feet in width.
(3) 
Rear yard. There shall be a rear yard having a depth of not less than twenty-five percent (25%) of the depth of the lot, provided, such rear yard shall not be less than twenty-five (25) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040.
(4) 
Front yard. There shall be a front yard line of not less than twenty (20) feet to the front line of the building; provided, that where lots comprising forty percent (40%) or more of the frontage are developed with building having a front yard with a variation in depth of not more than ten (10) feet, no building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall project beyond the average front yard line so established; provided further, that this regulation shall not be so interpreted as to require a front yard of more than sixty (60) feet. Where property has frontage along a major highway, the front yard shall be determined by the provisions of Section 410.020.
(5) 
Aggregate front and rear yard. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the aggregate setback distance of the front yard and rear yard shall be not less than fifty (50) feet.
(6) 
Front building line. The average distance from the front property line to the front surface of the first (1st) story of any building must differ from the average distance from the front property line to the front surface of the second (2nd) story of said building by at least two (2) feet.
(7) 
(Reserved)
(8) 
Lot coverage. Buildings shall not cover more than ninety percent (90%) of the total buildable area (after setbacks are applied, including aggregate setback if applicable). Incentives for additional lot coverage may be earned for compliance with the Design Guidelines "Garage" provisions.
b. 
The following setback, height and living area limitations and requirements shall apply to any property consisting of greater than nine thousand (9,000) square feet.
(1) 
Height. No building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall exceed two (2) stories or a height of building of thirty (30) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040.
(2) 
Side yard. On interior lots there shall be a side yard on each side of the building having a width of not less than fifteen percent (15%) of the width of the lot, provided however, such side yard shall not be less than fifteen (15) feet in width. Further, the aggregate size of the side yards shall be not less than forty (40) feet in width.
(3) 
Rear yard. There shall be a rear yard having a depth of not less than twenty-five percent (25%) of the depth of the lot, provided, such rear yard shall not be less than twenty-five (25) feet, except as provided in Section 410.040.
(4) 
Front yard. There shall be a front yard line of not less than twenty (20) feet to the front line of the building; provided, that where lots comprising forty percent (40%) or more of the frontage are developed with building having a front yard with a variation in depth of not more than ten (10) feet, no building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall project beyond the average front yard line so established; provided further, that this regulation shall not be so interpreted as to require a front yard of more than sixty (60) feet. Where property has frontage along a major highway, the front yard shall be determined by the provisions of Section 410.020.
(5) 
Aggregate front and rear yard. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the aggregate setback distance of the front yard and rear yard shall be not less than fifty (50) feet.
(6) 
Maximum square footage. The living space in the building may not exceed three thousand six hundred (3,600) square feet.
3. 
Corner lots. The requirements of Subsection (4) shall apply to corner lots except that where the building faces an intersecting street or place, the side yard of the lot shall be no less than fifty percent (50%) of the depth of the front yard required on the said lot; provided however, that this additional width of the side yard on the street or place side of the reversed corner lot shall not reduce the buildable width of such lot, if on record on October 24, 1968, to less than thirty (30) feet; provided further, that no accessory building on said reversed corner lot shall project beyond the front yard line of the lot nor beyond the side yard line.
4. 
Intensity of use. Every lot or tract of land upon which a building for dwelling purposes is erected or structurally altered shall have a minimum width of not less than one hundred (100) feet and contain a minimum area of not less than ten thousand (10,000) square feet; provided however, where a lot or tract of record has less area or width than herein required and its boundary lines along their entire length touched property under separate ownership on October 24, 1968, such lot or tract of land may be used for single-family dwelling. In determining the applicability of this exception, the following rules shall govern the calculation of the area and width of lots: "Separate ownership" shall mean ownership by unrelated parties who are not practically and effectively in a position to exercise joint or combined control or use of contiguous lots or tracts of land and all contiguous lots or portions of lots under the same practical and effective ownership or control shall be deemed one (1) lot and contiguous lots or portions thereof held by any combination of parties related to one another so as practically and effectively to enable joint or combined control or use of such lots shall be deemed to be under the same practical and effective ownership or control.
[CC 1995 §405.050; Ord. No. 106 Art. V, 10-24-1968]
A. 
Residence District "A". The boundaries of Residence District "A" shall be as follows, to wit:
Beginning at the most northwest corner of the City at its intersection with Bopp Road, thence east to the west line of the extension of Putter Lane and the north boundary of the City, thence south along the extension of the west side of Putter Lane, thence south along the west side of Putter Lane to its intersection of Country Club Drive, thence west to its intersection of Bopp Road, and thence north along the western most limits of the City to the point of beginning.
B. 
Residence District "B". The boundaries of Residence District "B" shall be as follows, to wit:
Beginning at the point of the southwest corner of Country Club Drive at its intersection with the western most limits of the City of Crystal Lake Park, thence east along the south side of Country Club Drive to the intersection of Lake View Drive, and thence south along the west side of Lake View Drive to the southwest intersection of South Drive, thence east along the south side of South Drive to the intersection of the west side of Oak Drive, thence south along the west side of Oak Drive to the southern limit of the City, thence west along the southern limit of the City to the east side of the intersection of said southern limit of the City and Grand View Drive to its north easternmost point, thence northwest along the southeast line of existing lot to the northeast most point of Bedford Drive, thence west along the north side of Bedford Drive to its intersection with Bopp Road, thence north along the east side of Bopp Road to the point of beginning.
C. 
Residence District "C". The boundaries of Residence District "C" shall be as follows, to wit:
Beginning at a point in the northernmost limit of the City at the extension of the westernmost line of Putter Lane to the northernmost City limit, thence east to the northeast corner of the City, thence south along the easternmost line of the City to the north side of Country Club Drive, thence west along the north side of Country Club Drive to the intersection of the east side of Putter Lane, thence north along the east side of Putter Lane to the intersection of the curve and the western side of Putter Lane, thence north along an extension of the west side of Putter Lane to the point of beginning.
D. 
Residence District "D". The boundaries of Residence District "D" shall be as follows, to wit:
Beginning at the point of the southeastern intersection of Country Club Drive and Lake View Drive, thence east along the south side of Country Club Drive to the intersection of the easternmost line of the City, thence south along easternmost line to the southernmost line of City, thence west along the southernmost line of the City to the intersection of the east side of Oak Drive and the south line of the City, thence north along the east side of Oak Drive to the northeast intersection of South Drive, thence west along the northern side of South Drive to the intersection of the east side of Lake View Drive, thence north along the east side of Lake View Drive to the point of beginning;
and also, to wit:
Beginning at the point of the southeastern point in the intersection of Bopp Road and Bedford Drive, thence east along the south side of Bedford to its easternmost limit, thence southeast along the northeastern side of an existing lot to the east side of the northernmost end of Grand View Drive, thence west to the west side of Grand View Drive, thence south along the west side of Grand View Drive to the intersection of the southern limit of the City, thence west to the intersection of the east side of Bopp Road, thence north to the point of beginning.