(a)    Cornices, eaves, belt courses, sills, canopies or similar architectural projections may extend or project into required side yards not more than two inches for each one foot of width of such side yard, and may extend or project into a required front or rear yard not more than thirty inches. Bay windows and chimneys may project into a required front, side or rear yard not more than eighteen inches provided the side yard is not reduced to less than eight feet.
   (b)   Open structures such as porches, balconies, platforms or porte-cocheres, carports and covered patios, shall be considered a part of the building to which attached and shall not project into the required minimum front, side or rear yard.
(Ord.  871A.  Passed 12-13-65.)