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13-128-100  Cornices, belt courses and similar projections.
   (a)   Cornices, rustications, quoins, moldings, belt courses, lintel, sills, oriel windows, pediments and similar projections of a decorative character may project beyond a street line not more than two feet; provided, that every part of such projection is not less than 12 feet above the sidewalk level at any point and that the aggregate area of all such projection does not exceed five percent of the wall area.
   (b)   When additions to existing buildings are erected, the building commissioner may permit the extension of existing cornices, moldings and belt courses which do not comply with the requirements of this section but which were legal at the time of the adoption of this Code.
(Prior code § 77-2.2; 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)