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13-128-090  Foundations.
   Foundations may not project into nor encroach upon public ways except as herein provided. The building commissioner may issue permits for any building for which it is contemplated that there shall be projections of the foundation or a part thereof into a public way under the following conditions:
   (a)   The portions of foundations above a level 20 feet below city datum may project into a public way four and one-half inches per foot of depth below sidewalk or alley grade but not more than 36 inches.
   (b)   Except as provided in paragraph (d), in no case shall foundations extend within five feet of the centerline of any public way.
   (c)   Except where sub-sidewalk space is permitted, no foundation, or any part thereof, shall project into a public way in such manner as to add to the floor area of any building or structure.
   (d)   Portions of foundations, constructed lower than 20 feet below city datum, may project into a public way such distance as the building commissioner may deem necessary for the stability of the building or structure of which they are a part.
(Prior code § 77-2.1; Amend Coun. J. 9-13-89, p. 4604; Amend Coun. J. 3-5-03, p. 104990, § 29; Amend Coun. J. 11-13-07, p. 14999, Art. II, § 1)