Section 419 Live/Work Units
All of the following shall apply to live/work areas:
- The live/work unit is permitted to be not greater than 3,000 square feet (279 m2) in area.
- The nonresidential area is permitted to be not more than 50 percent of the area of each live/work unit.
- The nonresidential area function shall be limited to the first or main floor only of the live/work unit.
- Not more than five nonresidential workers or employees are allowed to occupy the nonresidential area at any one time.
Live/work units shall be classified as a Group R-2 occupancy. Separation requirements found in Sections 420 and 508 shall not apply within the live/work unit where the live/work unit is in compliance with Section 419. Nonresidential uses that would otherwise be classified as either a Group H or S occupancy shall not be permitted in a live/work unit.
Exception: Storage shall be permitted in the live/work unit provided that the aggregate area of storage in the nonresidential portion of the live/work unit shall be limited to 10 percent of the space dedicated to nonresidential activities.