Family Definition

Family Definition


The definition of a family contained within the rental code applies to all rental properties in Cedar Falls, no matter what the type or zoning district. The definition is as follows:

Family means a person living alone, or any of the following groups living together in a single dwelling unit as a single, non-profit housekeeping unit and sharing common living, sleeping, cooking and eating facilities:

(a) Any number of persons related by blood, marriage, adoption, guardianship or other duly- authorized custodial relationship; or
(b) Two unrelated persons and any dependent children related to either of them; or
(c) Not more than five (5) persons who are granted a group rental permit under subsection
14-222(f) of this division.

Any family as described in either subsection (a) or subsection (b) above may also allow occupancy of one additional person who is either a live-in nanny, a live-in maid, a live-in caretaker, a live-in nurse, a foreign exchange student, or a roomer.