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§ 6.100  HEIGHT.
   The height, area and setback requirements in the various districts in Chapter 4 shall be subject to the following exceptions and regulations.
   (a)   Except for multifamily developments subject to the unified residential development provisions of § 6.506, the height of a building in the “A” through “F” districts may be increased when the front, side
and rear yard dimensions are each increased above the minimum requirements by one foot for each foot such building exceeds the height limit of the district in which it is located.
   (b)   Except for multifamily dwellings developed in accordance with the unified residential development provisions of § 6.506, the height of a building shall be the vertical distance measured from the curb level to the highest point of the roof surface, if a flat roof; to the deck line of a mansard roof; and to the mean height level between eaves and ridge for a gable, hip or gambrel roof; provided, however, that where buildings are set back from the street line, the height of the building may be measured from the average elevation of the finished grade along the front of the building.
   Building Height
   (c)   Height in multifamily residential developments constructed in accordance with the provisions of § 6.506, unified residential development, shall be measured from the top of the finished slab to top of the highest wall top plate.
   Building Height (Unified Residential Development)
   (d)   Except for multifamily dwellings developed in accordance with the unified residential development provisions of § 6.506, on through lots 150 feet or less in depth, the height of a building may be measured from the curb level on either street. On through lots more than 150 feet in depth the height regulations and basis of height measurements for the street permitting the greater height shall apply to a depth of not more than 150 feet from that street.
   (e)   Elevator penthouses or bulkheads; mechanical equipment rooms; cooling towers; tanks; enclosed stairwells; and ornamental cupolas and domes; signs and spires may be erected on buildings to any height not prohibited by any other law, code or regulation.
   (f)   Nothing in this ordinance shall interfere with limitation on height of structures included in the airport zoning regulations in §§ 3-260 et seq. of the city code.
(Ord. 13896, passed 10-12-1999; Ord. 16330, § 12, passed 3-8-2005)