§ 153.151  SETBACK REQUIREMENTS.
   (A)   Front setback on corner lots. A corner lot shall have two front lot lines: a principal front lot line and a secondary front lot line which is considered a street side setback.
      (1)   The required front setback shall apply to the principal and secondary front lot line.
      (2)   The required setback for the secondary front yard shall be the lesser of the required front setback or the established setback for the principal building on the abutting lot that faces the same street as the secondary front lot line.
      (3)   The remaining setbacks shall be side setbacks.
 
         (a)   The required front setback shall apply to the principal front yard.
         (b)   The required setback for the secondary front yard shall be the lesser of the required front setback or the established setback for the principal building on the abutting lot that faces the same street as the secondary front lot line.
         (c)   1.   The remaining setbacks shall be a rear and a side setback.
            2.   The rear setback shall be measured from the rear lot line, which in the case of a corner lot, shall be the lot line opposite the principal front lot line.
   (B)   Average front setback. The minimum front setback requirements for a principal building in any residential district may be reduced in accordance with the following: where two or more lots, entirely or partially within 200 feet of a subject lot, on the same side of the street and on the same block, are occupied by principal buildings of which the existing front setback is less than required by the zoning district, the average of the established setbacks for those buildings shall be the minimum required front setback for the subject lot.
   (C)   Setback from bodies of water. Notwithstanding other provisions of this subchapter, all principal uses located in the R1 and R4 Districts shall have a setback of 50 feet from the ordinary high water mark of Lake Michigan, Lake Charlevoix and Round Lake, as well as the Pine River Channel.
   (D)   Fences. Fences are exempt from the setback requirements of this section.
   (E)   Intrusions below grade. No portion of any building below grade containing usable space shall project into any front, side or rear yard.
(Prior Code, § 5.71)  (Ord. 791, passed 3-19-2018; Ord. 795, passed 11-5-2018)  Penalty, see § 153.999