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What is R-3 zoning?

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The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning notes that R-3 zoning is for a limited use multiple family residence, such as a small apartment building. The lot size required is at least 5,000 square feet, and each unit must have at least 1452 square feet.

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The City of New York, Department of City Planning reports that semi-detached homes, detached homes, small apartment buildings and low-rise attached houses are allowed in R-3 zones. To be classified under R-3 zoning, each lot must meet minimum lot width requirements. The city requires one off-street parking space for every unit built on the property.

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