(A)   Generally.
      (1)   For purposes of this chapter, the height of a structure shall be the vertical distance measured from the mean elevation of the finished grade at the front of the structure to the highest point of the structure.
      (2)   The maximum heights as indicated in the various districts may be exceeded for the following uses:
         (a)   Roof structures not intended for human occupancy such as skylights, transmission or television towers, housing for elevators and stairways, water tanks, ventilating fans, air conditioning equipment or similar equipment; steeples, spires; belfries, cupolas or chimneys;
         (c)   Radio and television antennas; and
         (c)   Hospitals, health centers and medical education centers.
   (B)   Setbacks for structures with height exceptions.  Any structure which exceeds the prescribed maximum building height for the zoning district in which it is located shall be located on the lot so that no portion of the structure is located closer to any lot line than the difference between the actual height of the structure and the normally allowed maximum building height in that zoning district.
(Prior UDO, § 5.10)  Penalty, see § 153.999