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-14 zone is applied generally in the vicinity of the waterfront.

The MU-14 zone is intended to:

  • Permit high-density mixed-use development generally in the vicinity of the waterfront.
mu-14
Development Standards
Floor Area Ratio (max.)1 Height (ft.) Penthouse Height (ft.)/Stories1 Lot Occupancy
(percentage)
Rear Setback (ft.) Side Setback (ft.) Green Area Ratio Zoning Regulation Reference
MU-14 6.0 90 20
(1 story plus mezzanine)
75 12 ft. (for residential uses only) No side yard required; minimum 8 feet if provided 0.30 Subtitle G, Chapter 5
7.2 (IZ) 100 (IZ) Second story permitted for penthouse mechanical space 80 (IZ)
5.0 (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.