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The minimum lot area, width and maximum percent lot coverage, including all buildings and structures, and the maximum building height for single-family dwellings, are specified below.
Lot Regulations for Single-Family Dwellings
Minimum Lot Area (square feet)
Minimum Lot Width at Minimum Building Setback (feet)
Minimum Lot Width at Street Frontage (feet)
Corner Lot Minimum Width (feet)
Maximum Percent Lot Coverage
Note: See also Section 1260.01 for additional regulations.
(a) Requirement if re-platted. If original plat is used, parts of two lots or more may be used to form a zoning lot providing that the zoning lot shall be at least 60 feet in width.
(b) In areas where the prevailing lot widths and areas are larger than the minimum required according to this schedule, the minimum lot width and area of a newly created lot shall not be less than the average of 4 lots on the same side of the street adjacent to such lot.
(c) R-1A regulations as set forth in Section 1240.10 supersede those set forth herein.
(d) Minimum parcel sizes in R-1C Cottage District areas are to be in accordance with subdivision plat for the original sublot. Parcel splits and combinations recorded on Lorain County Tax Maps subsequent to the original plat recording shall take precedence if the original parcels have been enlarged. Buildable lots shall not be smaller than original subdivision plat.
(e) In R-1 Districts, except in the case of a corner lot, the minimum lot frontage shall not be less than 100 feet, except on curvilinear streets and cul-de-sacs, which shall have a minimum lot frontage of 60 feet.
(Ord. 52-99. Passed 3-22-99; Ord. 26-07. Passed 3-26-07; Ord. 9-09. Passed 1-26-09.)