§ 155.091  RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS.
   Table 5: Residential Development Standards identifies the specific development standards that apply to each of the residential zoning districts.
 
Table 5: Residential Development Standards
Development Standard
Residential “A”
Residential “B”
Residential Farm Land “F”
Additional Regulations
(notes below)
Minimum lot area
650 sq. ft. of lot area is required per dwelling unit and no lot shall be less than 5,800 sq. ft.
225 sq. ft. of lot area is required per dwelling unit and no lot shall be less than 4,800 sq. ft.
5,800 sq. ft.
A
Minimum floor area of dwelling unit
1,000 sq. ft. for single-family dwellings, 500 sq. ft. per unit for two-family and multi-family uses
1,000 sq. ft. for single-family dwellings, 500 sq. ft. per unit for two-family and multi-family uses
1,000 sq. ft. for single-family dwellings
Minimum lot width
48 feet
38 feet
48 feet
B
Maximum height
35 feet
75 feet
75 feet
C, D
Minimum front yard setback
25 feet
20 feet
25 feet
E
Minimum side yard setback
5 feet
5 feet
5 feet
F, G, H
Minimum rear yard
20 feet
20 feet
40 feet
I, J
Accessory buildings
May occupy in the aggregate not over 30% of the required rear yard plus 50% of any additional space in the rear of the principal building
May occupy in the aggregate not over 40% of the required rear yard plus 50% of any additional space in the rear of the principal building
May occupy in the aggregate not over 30% of the required rear yard plus 50% of any additional space in the rear of the principal building
Accessory buildings maximum height
12 feet
12 feet
20 feet
A. For the Residence “B” District, in the case of a building containing exclusively apartments there shall be at least 500 square feet of lot area for each apartment. The minimum lot size shall still apply
B. For the Residence “A” District, no building shall be erected that has a greater width than 80% of the frontage of the lot
C. Schools, places of worship, and public facilities that are located in the Residence “A” District shall be exempt from the height regulations for that zoning district and shall be subject to the height regulations of the Residence “B” District
D. Chimneys, towers, penthouses, scenery lofts, monuments, cupolas, domes, spires, false mansards, parapet walls, similar structures, and necessary mechanical appurtenances are exempt from the height regulations
E. For existing residential areas, the required minimum front yard setback shall be the average of the existing front yard setback of all principal structures on the same side of the street and within 300 feet of the subject lot; if the average is less than the district requirement, the required minimum front setback is the average as calculated; this does not apply to panhandle lots
F. For the Residence “A” District, corner lots shall have a minimum 10-foot setback adjacent to the side street
G. For the Residence “B” District, for buildings that are greater than 35 feet, the side yard setback shall increase 1 foot for every 2 feet of additional building height over 35 feet
H. Side yard setbacks shall be waived where dwellings are erected above a nonresidential use such as an office or commercial use
I. For the Residence “A” and “B” Districts, unenclosed ground story porches or projections from the principal building may extend 12 feet into a required rear yard
J. In computing the depth of a rear yard, for any building where the yard opens into an alley, one-half of the alley may be assumed to be a portion of the rear yard.
 
(Ord. 2018-06, passed 7-9-2018, § 155.162; Ord. 2020-13, passed 12-14-2020)