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What is the maximum amount of people that can reside in a home?

In accordance with housing ordinance Sec 66-69:  Space, use and location requirements, the maximum amount of people that can reside in a home is based on square footage.  

Minimum floor space. Every dwelling and dwelling unit shall contain at least 150 square feet of floor space for the first occupant thereof and at least 150 square feet of additional floor space for every additional occupant thereof, with the floor space to be calculated on the basis of total habitable room area. The kitchen, bathroom, shed and porch are not to be included in total habitable area.

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Required space in sleeping rooms. In every dwelling unit of two or more rooms, every room occupied for sleeping purposes of one occupant shall contain at least 90 square feet of floor space and every room occupied for sleeping purposes by more than one occupant shall contain at least 50 square feet of floor space for each occupant thereof.

Updated 3/31/2016 9:12 AM
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