A multiplex consists of five to 10 side-by-side and/or stacked dwelling units, typically with one shared entry or individual entries along the front.

Multiplex: Small

Gallery of Small Multiplexes

Description

A medium structure that consists of five to 10 side-by-side and/or stacked dwelling units, typically with one shared entry or individual entries along the front.

Typical Specifications

Lot Front-loaded Rear-Loaded
Width* 60–75 feet 50–65 feet
Depth* 100–150 feet 100–150 feet
Area* 6,000–11,250 sq. ft. 5,000–9,750 sq. ft.
  0.14–0.26 acres 0.11–0.22 acres
Units
Number of Units 6–10 units 6–10 units
Typical Unit Size 500–1,200 sq. ft. 500–1,200 sq. ft.
Density
Net Density 23–58 du/acre 26–70 du/acre
Gross Density 19–56 du/acre 21–62 du/acre
Parking
Parking Ratio*
On-street Spaces 2–3 2–3
Off-street Spaces 1.5 per unit max. 1.5 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 36–56 feet
Depth 32–60 feet
Height (to eave)* 20–24 feet
* Varies based on context