§ 154.067  GROUP HOUSES.
   (A)   For the purpose of this section, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      GROUP HOUSE. A building designed for or occupied by three or more families exclusively for dwelling purposes, not exceeding two and one-half stories in height.
   (B)   A group house is permitted only in the districts designated below, on any lot with a minimum area and a minimum width as follows:
Lot Area Per Family
(in square feet)
Lot Width
(in feet)
LB, GB and RI
   (C)   Yard sizes for group houses shall be as follows:
      (1)   Front yard: 20% of the average depth of lots in the block;
      (2)   Side yard: the sum of the side yards shall equal not less than 20% of the lot width with a minimum width of five feet for either side yard; and
      (3)   Rear yard: 15% of the depth of the lot, with a minimum depth of 15 feet.
   (D)   The ground floor area for a group house shall be a minimum of 500 square feet for each first floor family.
   (E)   The lot coverage for a group house shall be 50% maximum on corner lots and 40% maximum on interior lots.
   (F)   Uses permitted for accessory buildings for a group house shall be a private garage or storage exclusive of industrial or commercial use.
(Prior Code, § 154.047)  (Ord. 1-1957, passed 5-27-1957)