1143.12 LOT AREA, FRONTAGE, AND YARD REQUIREMENTS.
   A.   Basic Yard, Area, and Height Requirements for Dwellings
 
City of Harrison Zoning Code
District
Minimum Lot Width (feet)
Minimum
Lot Size
(square feet)
Front Yard
(feet)
Rear Yard
(feet)
Side Yard (feet)
Maximum
Height
Either
Side
Sum of Side Yards
Stories
Feet
R-O
100
16,500
40
40
12
25
2.5
35
R-1
90
13,500
40
40
12
25
2.5
35
R-3
Single-family
65
8,750
25
35
7
15
2.5
35
Two-family
105
6,500
25
35
10
23
2.5
35
Multi-family
125
4,500
30
35
20
40
2.5
35
R-4
Single-family
65
8,125
25
30
7
15
2.5
35
Two-family
80
5,000
25
30
8
20
2.5
35
Multi-family:
  Efficiency
100
2,250
25
30
15
35
3
45
  1 bedroom
2,500
25
30
15
35
3
45
  2 bedroom
3,000
25
30
15
35
3
45
  3+ bedroom
3,500
25
30
15
35
3
45
Refer to Section 1147.10
   B.   Exceptions
The front building line shall be used to measure the minimum frontage or lot width of lots in a cul-de-sac.  However, the minimum setback shall meet the requirements of this Ordinance.
   C.   Floor Area Requirements for Dwellings
The floor area per family in dwellings erected on any lot shall not be less than that established by the following table.  In determining floor area,  only areas used for living quarters shall be counted. Utility rooms, garages, carports, porches, laundry areas, heater rooms, and uninhabitable basement space are to be excluded.
 
Minimum Floor Area Required for Each Family Unit (Square Feet)
Multiple-Family Dwellings
District
Single- and Two- Family Dwellings
Efficiencies
1 Bedroom Unit
2 or More Bedrooms
R-1
1,200
R-3
1,050
500
750
900+125*
R-4
900
500
650
800+125*
   * Add 125 square feet for each additional bedroom beyond two bedrooms.
   D.   Requirements for Buildings Other Than Dwellings and Accessory Buildings
The following schedule establishes basic yard, area, lot coverage, and height requirements for all buildings other than dwellings and accessory buildings by district, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.
 
Requirements for Buildings Other Than Dwellings/Accessory Buildings
District
Minimum Lot Width (feet)
Minimum Lot Area
(square feet)
Minimum Depth
(feet)
Minimum Width for Each
Side Yard
(feet)
Maximum % of Lot Coverage
Maximum Height of Building (feet)
Front Yard
Rear Yard
R-1
150
1 acre
50
50
30
20
35
R-3
125
30,000
40
40
30
20
35
R-4
100
20,000
40
40
25
20
35
B-1
60
9,000
30
20
None
40
35
B-4
100
20,000
50
30
None
40
45
DRD
60
6,000
None
20
None
60
35
M-1
150
1 acre
50
40
30
40
45
M-2
250
2 acres 
40
40
30
40
45
OA
200
2 acres
60
60
50
10
35
   E.   Additional Requirements
In addition to the requirements established in Section 1143.12A. and 1143.12D., the following conditions shall apply:
      1.   Child day care facilities, special or private schools, and similar uses shall provide an acceptable open play area requiring Planning Commission approval.
      2.   The Minimum Lot Area for a Motel or Hotel shall be the greater of the Minimum Lot Area established in Section 1143.12D. or the number of licensed rentable units times one thousand two hundred and fifty square feet (1,250 s.f.).  Further, each licensed unit must contain at least two hundred square feet (200 s.f.) of floor area and provide adequate sanitary provisions and heating.  All plans are subject to approval by the Planning Commission and must comply with applicable State, Federal, and City Regulations.
   F.   Side and Rear Yard Requirements for Non-Residential Uses Abutting R Districts
      1.   Minimum Yard Requirements
Non-residential uses shall not be located nor conducted closer to any lot line of an R District than the distance specified in the following schedule:
 
Minimum Side/Rear Yard Requirements for Non-Residential Uses Abutting R Districts
Use
25 feet
Off-street parking and loading spaces and access drives for non-residential uses.
50 feet
Churches, schools, and public or semi-public buildings.
60 feet
Recreation facilities, entertainment facilities, motels, and all business uses.
80 feet
Outside sale or storage of automobiles, trucks, automobile service stations, building material or construction equipment, bulk material, and all industrial uses.
 
   G.   Height Regulations for Buildings
      1.   Buildings with a height in excess of the maximum height specified in Section 1143.12A.  and 1143.12D., may be permitted provided the required front, side, and rear yards are increased by one and one-half feet (1-1/2') for each foot of additional building height above the maximum specified in Section 1143.12A.  and 1143.12D.
      2.   The height and location of television and radio antennas or towers, church spires, belfries, monuments, tanks, water and fire towers, stage towers or scenery lofts, cooling towers, ornamental towers and spires, chimneys, silos and similar structures, elevator bulkheads, smokestacks, conveyors, and flagpoles shall be subject to the approval of the Planning Commission.
         (Ord. 15-14.  Passed 10-21-14.)