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17-7-0701 Description. The SD-1, Norwood Park Special Character Overlay District is intended to permit low-density residential development that is compatible with the existing pattern of development within the core area of Norwood Park – commonly referred to as “Norwood Park Circle” – and adjacent streets.
17-7-0703 Lot Frontage. Each lot must have lot frontage along a public street that is equal to the predominant lot frontage of the lots of record on the same side of the street between the two nearest intersecting streets or a minimum of 50 feet of lot frontage, whichever is greater. (See Sec. 17-17-0303 for rules governing the measurement of lot frontage.)
17-7-0704 Front Setbacks. The minimum front setback is 30 feet or the predominant front yard depth of the lots of record on the same side of the street between the two nearest intersecting streets, whichever is greater, plus an additional one foot for every 2 feet by which the building's height exceeds 25 feet. A front yard must face onto a public street. (See Sec. 17-17-0306 for rules governing the measurement of front setbacks.)
17-7-0705 Administrative Adjustments. In addition to the administrative adjustments authorized by Sec. 17-13-1000, the Zoning Administrator is authorized to permit a reduction of up to 10% of the minimum lot frontage required within the SD-1 district.
17-7-0706 Variations. In addition to the variations authorized by Sec. 17-13-1100, the Zoning Board of Appeals is authorized to grant variations from the minimum lot frontage standards of the SD-1 district.
(Added Coun. J. 5-26-04, p. 25275)