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Unit for Care of Relative
A living area especially created for and limited to occupancy by a "relative" (see definition below) of the permanent residents of the principal dwelling unit. Such unit shall be restricted to a person or two persons who need such care and supervision because of old age, developmental disability, physical illness, physical handicap or mental illness that does not threaten physical harm to others.

Persons who are closely related by blood, marriage, adoption or formal foster relationship to result in one of the following relationships: brother, sister, parent, child, grandparent, great-grandparent, grandchild, great-grandchild, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, parent-in-law or first cousin. This term shall not include relationships such as second, third or fourth cousins.

(1) This use shall be restricted to occupancy by a relative of a permanent resident of the principal dwelling unit on the property. A maximum of two persons may inhabit such unit.
(2) The owner of the property shall report in writing any change in the person(s) occupying the unit to the Zoning Officer within 60 days. In case of such change in occupant(s), the owner shall provide evidence that the use is still in compliance with this section.
See § 27-4034.M for more information on units for care of relatives.
See § 27-110: Zoning Officer for more information on this officer.