Zoning Handbook

The Mixed-Use (MU) zones provide for mixed-use developments that permit a broad range of commercial, institutional, and multiple dwelling unit residential development at varying densities. The MU-12 zone is applied generally in the vicinity of the waterfront.

The MU-12 zone is intended to:

  • Permit moderate-density mixed-use development generally in the vicinity of the waterfront.
mu-12
Development Standards
Floor Area Ratio (maximum)1 Height (feet) Penthouse Height (feet)/Stories1 Lot Occupancy
(percentage)
Rear Setback (feet) Side Setback (feet) Green Area Ratio Zoning Regulation Reference
MU-12 2.5 45 12
(1 story)
80 12 ft. (for residential uses only) No side setback is required; minimum 8 feet if provided 0.3 Subtitle G, Chapter 5
3.0 (IZ) 50 (IZ) 15 ft. for penthouse mechanical space (Second story permitted for penthouse mechanical space)
1.0 (non-residential)

Use Permissions Courts Parking Inclusionary Zoning Waterfront Setback
Subtitle U, Chapter 5 Subtitle G § 202 Subtitle C, Chapter 7 Subtitle C, Chapter 10 Subtitle G § 508

1 In the MU-11 through MU-14 zones, the guestroom areas and service areas within lodging uses may be charged against the “Total Permitted” floor area ratio.