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(a) In the Single-Family Districts A-i, A-2 and B, no residence of one story only shall have a livable floor area of less than 1, 400 square feet, and if more than one story it shall have not less than 1, 900 square feet of livable floor area.
(b) In the Single-Family District C, no residence shall have livable floor area of less than 1,100 square feet.
(c) In the Single-Family Districts D and E, no residence shall have a livable floor area of less than 1, 056 square feet.
(d) Livable floor area is defined as the sum of the gross floor areas of living space, including any square footage of laundry rooms in excess of ten square feet and excluding basements, porches, utility and general storage rooms, breezeways and garages. Livable floor areas shall be measured from centerline to centerline of partition walls and from exterior wall lines, front and rear.
(e) The minimum livable floor areas established in subsections (b) and (c) hereof shall not be reduced by either the Planning and Zoning Commission or the Board of Zoning Appeals.
(f) The limitations provided in subsections (a), (b), (c) and (d) hereof shall constitute minimum requirements on bulk. The ceiling height of every room constituting livable ground floor area shall not be less than seven and one-half feet from the floor line. No upper floor area ceiling shall be less than seven and one-half feet, provided that where sloping ceiling lines are employed in sleeping rooms, the ceiling height thereof shall not be less than seven and one-half feet above the floor line, which height shall be maintained over one-half of the ceiling area.
(g) In those Residential Districts for which permits have been issued to build on isolated forty to forty-five foot wide lots, other than one-story homes, such permits shall be restricted to homes containing a total of 1, 300 square feet of living area, with a minimum foundation size containing 650 square feet including allowance for a heater and utility room, but exclusive of basement, garage, breezeway and porch.
(Ord.82-0-13. Passed 9-28-82.)