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(A) The regulations set forth in this section qualify or supplement, as the case may be, the district regulations appearing elsewhere in this chapter.
(B) Public, semi-public or public-service buildings, hospitals, churches, institutions and schools may, when permitted in a district, be erected to a height not exceeding three stories or 45 feet, including all mechanical equipment. Church and temple spires and steeples may be erected to a height not exceeding 75 feet; provided, however, in both instances, that the building is set back one foot for each two feet of additional building height above the height limit otherwise provided in the district where the building is built.
(C) Domes, flagpoles, aerials, chimneys, cooling towers, belfries, monuments, ornamental towers, stacks, derricks, conveyors, stage towers, tanks, water towers, silos, farm buildings, or necessary mechanical appurtenances may be erected to a height not exceeding 45 feet.
(D) Except as otherwise required, where two districts abut, the side and rear requirements for the adjacent lots in the separate districts shall be the same for both lots on their common line or lines and shall be those of the more restrictive district.
(E) In any district on any corner lot, no fence, structure, or decorative planting shall be erected or planted within 30 feet of the intersection of the street right-of-way lines if, in the opinion of the designated staff, the fence, structure, or decorative planting creates a hazard by obstructing visibility of traffic.
(1) Except as provided in this division (E), fences not more than four feet in height may be located in any yard, provided it is not within any street right-of-way.
(2) Except as provided in this division (E), fences not more than six feet in height may be located in any side or rear yard.
(3) Protective fencing for recreational facilities and structures shall be provided in the location, types and sizes as required by Chapter 150, Building Code, and must be in place prior to such facilities being used.
(F) Every part of a required yard shall be open to the sky, unobstructed except for permitted accessory buildings, and except for the ordinary projections of skylights, sills, belt courses, cornices, and ornamental features projecting not more than one and one-half feet. This requirement shall not prevent the construction of fences within the limits of division (E) and its subdivisions. An accessory building, buildings, or use on a single lot shall not occupy more than 25% of the required rear yard.
(Ord. 99-14, passed 12-20-99; Am. Ord. 16-2003, passed 11-17-03) Penalty, see § 154.19