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Game courts in the Hillside Area of the City shall be subject to the following regulations:
A. No game court or game court fence shall be located on a through lot, within a front yard, between a principal residence and a front setback line, or over or on top of any building or structure unless the City Council finds, after notice and a hearing pursuant to the procedures set forth in article 25.5 of this chapter, that such court or fence will not have a substantial adverse visual impact on the surrounding neighborhood, will not create an unusual noise impact, and will not have an adverse impact on the public safety.
B. Game courts shall be constructed on a level pad.
C. Notwithstanding any other regulation set forth in this chapter, the maximum allowable height of game court fences constructed in the principal building area shall be twelve feet (12').
D. Notwithstanding any other regulation set forth in this chapter, the maximum allowable height of game court lighting standards constructed in the principal building area shall be twenty two feet (22').
E. Game court fences and game court lighting standards located within a side or rear yard shall comply with the height requirements for fences set forth in section 10-3-2516 of this article unless otherwise permitted by a Hillside R-1 permit issued pursuant to article 25.5 of this chapter.
F. All game court fences shall be constructed of open wire mesh or similar material, except that a game court fence may include a retaining wall that does not exceed a maximum height of seven feet (7') provided that the cumulative height of the retaining wall and the fence does not exceed twelve feet (12')
G. The maximum permitted height of a game court fence or game court lighting standard constructed over fill shall be reduced by the maximum height of any retaining wall or walls for that fill if such wall or walls are located within ten feet (10') of the fence or standard.
H. No paved game court surface shall be located within five feet (5') of a property line unless otherwise permitted by a Hillside R-1 permit issued pursuant to article 25.5 of this chapter. (Ord. 77-O-1652, eff. 6-2-1977; amd. Ord. 80-O-1771, eff. 10-16-1980; Ord. 92-O-2147, eff. 9-4-1992; Ord. 94-O-2202, eff. 7-22-1994; Ord. 95-O-2239, eff. 7-7-1995)