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Except where principal buildings are commonly attached (for example, in the downtown business area), no part of a principal building on 1 lot shall be closer than 10 feet from any part of a principal building located on an abutting lot. However, so long as this overriding constraint is observed, certain intrusions into required yards are permitted as indicated below.
Cornices, chimneys, planters or similar architectural features
Porches and stoops, if enclosed, unroofed, and at no higher than 2 steps above ground level
Balconies, decks, porches
Canopies, roof overhangs
(Ord. 2831, passed 3-4-1999)