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The front yards established in this chapter shall be adjusted in the following cases. Fences and hedges shall be no less than three feet from the lot line.
(A) Where 40% or more of the frontage on the same side of streets between two intersecting streets is developed with two or more buildings that have, with a variation of five feet or less, a front yard greater in depth than required in this chapter, new buildings shall not be erected closer to streets than the front yard so established by the existing building nearest the street line.
(B) Where 40% or more of the frontage on one side of the street between two intersecting streets is developed with two or more buildings that have a front yard of less depth than required in this chapter, the following shall govern.
(1) Where a building is to be erected on a parcel of land that is within 100 feet of existing buildings on both sides, the minimum front yard shall be a line drawn between the two closest front corners of the adjacent building on each side.
(2) Where a building is to be erected on a parcel of land that is within 100 feet of an existing building on one side only, the building may be erected as close to the street as the existing adjacent building.
(Ord. 19-1, passed 8-10-1998) Penalty, see § 154.99