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5-9   NEIGHBORHOOD EDGES
5-9(A)   PURPOSE
   This Section 14-16-5-9 is intended to preserve the residential neighborhood character of established low-density residential development in any Residential zone district on lots adjacent to any Mixed-use or Non-residential zone district.
5-9(B)   APPLICABILITY
   5-9(B)(1)   Protected Lots
   The Neighborhood Edges provisions in this Section 14-16-5-9 are intended to protect lots in any R-A, R-1, R-MC, or R-T zone district that contains low-density residential development.
   5-9(B)(2)   Regulated Lots
   Lots regulated by this Section 14-16-5-9 include all those in any R-ML, R-MH, Mixed-use, or Non-residential zone district that are adjacent to a Protected Lot.
5-9(C)   BUILDING HEIGHT STEPDOWN
   5-9(C)(1)   General Requirement
   On Regulated Lots, any portion of a primary or accessory building within 100 feet of the nearest Protected Lot property line shall step down to a maximum height of 30 feet. (See figure below.)
   5-9(C)(2)   Urban Centers and Main Street and Premium Transit Areas
   On Regulated Lots in UC-MS-PT areas, any portion of a primary or accessory building within 50 feet in any direction of any lot line of a Protected Lot shall step down to a maximum height of 30 feet. (See figure below.)
 
5-9(D)   PARKING, DRIVE-THROUGH OR DRIVE-UP FACILITIES, AND LOADING
   5-9(D)(1)   Parking and Drive-through or Drive-up Facilities
   5-9(D)(1)(a)   Where parking or vehicle circulation areas on a Regulated Lot abut a Protected Lot, a minimum 6 foot high opaque wall or fence shall be required to visually screen the parking or circulation area. Chain link fence with slats shall not constitute acceptable screening.
   5-9(D)(1)(b)   For Regulated Lots 10,000 square feet or larger, the following requirements apply.
      1.   Drive-through lanes shall be separated from any abutting Protected Lot by a minimum of 50 feet. (See figure below.) For drive-throughs, requirements in Subsection 14-16-5-5(I) apply. 240
 
      2.   Parking areas shall be separated from any abutting Protected Lot by a minimum of 15 feet, and edge buffer requirements in Subsection 14-16-5-6(E) apply. (See figure below.) 241
 
   5-9(D)(2)   Truck Loading Areas
   No truck loading area shall be located between a primary or accessory structure on a Regulated Lot and any side or rear lot line abutting a Protected Lot.

 

Notes

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240   2020 IDO Annual Update - Citywide Text Amendments – COUNCIL REVIEW. Revised editorially to add illustration of landscape buffer, turn the 2 regulations into separate subsections and move language about drive-throughs to stay with drive-through regulation.
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241   2020 IDO Annual Update - Citywide Text Amendments – COUNCIL REVIEW. Figure added editorially to illustrate regulation.