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Private garages in residential and apartment districts shall be so located and constructed as to conform to such of the following requirements as shall be applicable considering the use for such garage and the district in which it is located.
(a) Garages shall not be an accessory use to a lot in a residential type district unless such lot is occupied by a residence or unless a building permit has been issued and construction started on a residence building on such lot;
(b) Garage provisions, as an accessory use in a D-1, D-2 or A-1 District shall not provide for more than two motor vehicles for each family for which such residence is arranged or designed;
(c) When garage provision as an accessory use is built in a terrace or retaining wall on the front or side of the lot, such garage shall not project in front of the terrace or retaining wall more than three feet, and in no case above the level of the ground, or main floor of a residence on an adjoining lot;
(d) No separate garage building shall be erected in a terrace or retaining wall closer to a street than the required building line, or closer than minimum side yard requirement or building line to an adjoining lot line. On corner lots, the separate garage building shall not be closer to it than five feet to the lot line opposite the front lot line, nor closer than the building line of the side street;
(e) All detached garages and accessory buildings shall have such separation from residence or apartment as specified in the Building Code. (Ord. C50-10. Passed 8-16-10.)
(f) No part of any detached garage or accessory building shall be erected closer than three feet to a side lot line on a lot having a width of sixty-five feet or less, at the building line, closer than four feet to the side lot line on a lot having a width over sixty-five feet and not more than seventy-five feet at the building line, or closer than five feet to a side lot line on a lot seventy-five feet or more at the building line; except that, when the lot is less than 110 feet in depth from the front property line and seventy-five feet or less at the building line, no part of any detached garage or accessory building shall be erected closer than three feet from the side lot line. No garage or accessory building shall be erected nearer than twelve feet from a dwelling on an adjacent lot.
(Ord. C79-74. Passed 1-20-75.)
(g) All accessory buildings up to and including 200 square feet of floor space are considered portable and require a permit, the cost of which is ten dollars ($10.00). All buildings over 200 square feet shall be considered permanent and require a permit as set forth in Chapter 1305. Portable buildings do not require permanent foundations and may be located in part of the rear or side yard.
(Ord. C52-78. Passed 8-21-78; Ord. C50-10. Passed 8-16-10.)
(h) No detached garages and accessory buildings shall exceed a wall height of eight feet above finished floor, and an overall maximum of 13 feet above finished floor.
(Ord. C79-74. Passed 1-20-75; Ord. C50-10. Passed 8-16-10; Ord. C61-10. Passed 10-18-10.)