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(a) The open space requirements of this district are in addition to open space requirements resulting from the approval and filing of a subdivision map, or open space as imposed on a planned development in accord with the City's general plan or any required off-street parking areas or driveways. Open space required by this section is intended to be for the use and enjoyment of the residents of the development.

(b) Each dwelling unit shall be provided with the following:

(1) Not less than eighty (80) square feet per dwelling unit of private usable open space directly accessible to each unit provided that no single creditable private usable open space shall be less than seventy-five (75) square feet or have a dimension of at least six (6) feet in each direction, or

(2) 150 percent of the private usable open space requirement in common usable open spaces provided that no creditable common usable open space shall be less than 300 square feet with a dimension not less than fifteen (15) feet in each direction, or

(3) A proportional combination of both of the above.