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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.

27.18.010 PURPOSE.

The R1 Single-Family Residence Districts are intended to create, preserve and enhance areas suitable for single-family dwellings with a substantial presence of open space and opportunities for outdoor living. The R1 districts are intended to protect the character and variety of neighborhoods, preserve privacy and prevent burdens on public facilities, while allowing reasonable housing opportunities for families.