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CENTERLINE: The "centerline" of a street is a line halfway between the street lines.
CORNER LOTS: On "corner lots" (lots abutting on 2 or more streets at their intersection) the front yard shall face the shortest street dimension of the lot, except that if the lot is square or almost square, then the front yard may face either street.
FRONT YARD: The area from one side lot line to the other side lot line and between the main building and the street. A "front yard line" is a line parallel to the street and as far back from the street as required in this chapter. The terms "front yard line" and "building line" are synonymous.
FRONTAGE: The distance along a street line from intersecting street to another or from one intersecting street to the end of a dead end street. "Lot frontage" is the width of a lot measured along a street.
LOT WIDTH: The width of a lot at the front yard line. "Buildable width" is the width of a lot left to be built upon after the side yards are provided.
MAIN BUILDING: The building occupied by the primary use.
REAR YARD: The area from one side lot line to the other side lot line and from the main building drip line to the rear lot line. The rear yard is always on the opposite end of the lot from the front yard.
SEPARATE TRACT: A parcel of land or a group of contiguous parcels of land under one ownership on the effective date of this chapter.
SIDE YARD: The area from the front yard line to the rear yard line and from the main building drip line to the side lot line.
YARD: An open space on the same lot as a building; except as provided herein, it is unoccupied and unobstructed by a structure. "Yard width" or "depth" is the shortest horizontal distance from a lot line to the main building. (Ord., 9-3-1974; amd. Ord. 87-9, 5-5-1987)