APPENDIX B:  LOT SIZE AND AREA, HEIGHT REGULATIONS, AND YARD REQUIREMENTS
 
Lot Size and Area, Height Regulations, and Yard Requirements
R-1
R-2
R-3
C-1
C-2
C-3
I-1
I-2
P
Building height
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Maximum height (stories)1
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
   Maximum height (feet)
35
35
35
40
40
40
60
60
35
Lots
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Minimum width (feet)
3
3
3
20
60
20
100
100
None
   Minimum area (square feet)2
3
3
3
2,000
8,000
2,000
20,000
20,000
None
   Maximum building coverage
30%
40%
30%
85%
50%
85%
80%
80%
25%
Front yards
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Minimum depth (feet)
22
22
22
0
25
10*
25
25
30
Side yards
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Number required
2
2
2
None
2
2
2
2
2
   Minimum width (feet):
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
      Main building - one side*
10
10
10
0
10
5**
10
10
10
      Main building - opposite side*
5
5
5
0
10
5**
10
10
10
      Accessory uses*
3
3
3
0
10
5**
10
10
10
         *Except corner lots
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Corner lots (minimum side yard abutting adjacent street)4
15
15
15
5
10
5**
15
15
15
Rear yards
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Minimum depth (feet)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
      Accessory uses
3
3
3
5
10
5**
10
10
10
      Main building
10
10
10
5
10
5**
10
10
10
*      25 feet if property fronts on Columbus Avenue
 
**   10 feet if property fronts on Columbus Avenue
 
1.   Basements shall be considered as one-half story; cellars and attics are not included
 
2.   The minimum lot area shall be increased by 1,000 or 600 square feet for each family unit more than one in accordance with the following schedule:
Dwelling units other than efficiency units (as defined): 1,000 square feet
Efficiency dwelling units as defined in this chapter: 600 square feet
 
3.   Lot areas and widths, in residential districts, shall be as follows:
Without public water and public sewer
Minimum area of 20,000 square feet
Minimum width of 100 feet
Lots with public water, but not public sewers and vice versa
Minimum area of 10,000 square feet
Minimum width of 70 feet
Lots with both public water and sewer
Minimum area of 7,000 square feet
Minimum width of 60 feet
 
4.   Minimum shal1 be greater where required by sight-triangle regulations
 
In addition to the required lot size shown, the site shall be restricted by the specified building coverage and parking requirements, and no more than one-half the open area (lot area excluding buildings) shall be devoted to off-street parking or parking spaces