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Tennis courts will be allowed in residential districts provided they meet the following criteria:
(A) A tennis court must meet the side and rear setbacks for principal structures of the zoning district in which the tennis court is located. A tennis court must be setback a minimum of 25 feet from the front building line, except for properties directly abutting Lake Mary Boulevard, where the setback shall be a minimum of 25 feet from Lake Mary Boulevard and a minimum of 25 feet from the street rights-of-way that intersect Lake Mary Boulevard. The setbacks shall be measured from the edge of the tennis court surface.
(B) Tennis courts shall be fenced. The fence shall be no greater than ten feet in height along the base line of the court nor shall the fence be greater than eight feet in height along the sidelines of the court.
(C) A chain link fence shall be required and shall be covered with a windscreen or screened by appropriate landscaping, i.e., a hedge three feet in height at time of planting, to reduce its impact on surrounding properties.
(D) Lighting must be enviro-type lighting (i.e., downward directing shoebox lighting). The maximum number of light poles allowable is four. The maximum height of the lighting fixture is 20 feet.
(E) The lighting of tennis courts shall be prohibited between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
(Ord. 502, passed 5-17-90; Am. Ord. 1013, passed 2-1-01) Penalty, see § 154.999