A stacked duplex consists of two stacked dwelling units, which both face and are entered from the street, and create mid-density, walkable, neighborhoods.

Duplex: Stacked

Gallery of Stacked Duplexes

Description

A small- to medium-sized structure that consists of two stacked dwelling units, one on top of the other, both of which face and are entered from the street.

Typical Specifications

Lot Front-loaded Rear-Loaded
Width* 55–75 feet 40–70 feet
Depth* 100–150 feet 100–150 feet
Area* 5,500–11,250 sq. ft. 4,000–10,500 sq. ft.
  0.13–0.26 acres 0.09–0.24 acres
Units
Number of Units 2 2
Typical Unit Size 600–2,400 sq. ft. 600–2,400 sq. ft.
Density
Net Density 8–16 du/acre 8–22 du/acre
Gross Density 7–16 du/acre 7–16 du/acre
Parking
Parking Ratio* 2–2.5 per unit 2–2.5 per unit
On-street Spaces 2–3 2–3
Off-street Spaces 1 per unit max. 1 per unit max.
Setbacks
Front* 10–25 feet
Side* 5–12 feet
Rear (main building)* 30–60 feet
Between Main and Accessory Buildings 10–20 feet
Building
Building Size
Width 28–55 feet
Depth 28–60 feet
Height (to eave)* 20–24 feet
* Varies based on context