The Definition of Multi-Family Land Use:
Multi-family land use here refers to the following
land use categories of SEMCOG's land use coverages: (1) multi-family residential
- medium to high rise, (2) multi-family residential - low rise, and (3)
mobile home park.
Multi-family residential - medium to high rise includes
all multi-family and apartment structure of four or more stories and generally
containing an average gross density of 20 or more dwelling units per acre
(50 or more per hectare). Included are apartments, condominiums, and the
like whether in complexes or as single structures. When mapping this category,
include lawns, parking areas and small area recreational facilities such
as basketball or tennis court built on the site.
Multi-family residential - low rise is similar
to that of medium to high rise except that it is for structures of 3 or
less stories and contains an average gross density of up to 19 dwelling
units per acre. Duplexes are not included in this category, but townhouses
Mobile home park includes groupings of three or more
homes and related service structures and recreational spaces.