Zoning Handbook

A use offering habitation on a continuous basis of at least 30 days. The continuous basis is established by tenancy with a minimum term of one month or property ownership. This use category also includes residential facilities that provide housing and supervision for persons with disabilities, which may include 24 hr. on-site supervision, lodging, and meals for individuals who require supervision within a structured environment, and which may include specialized services such as medical, psychiatric, nursing, behavioral, vocational, social, or recreational services. 

  • Examples: Single dwelling unit, multiple dwelling units, community residence facilities, retirement homes, rooming units, substance abusers’ home, youth residential care home, assisted living facility, floating homes, and other residential uses.
  • Exceptions: This use category does not include uses which more typically would fall within the lodging, education, or community-based institutional facility use categories;
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