(a)   Apartment, institutional, and industrial buildings may exceed the maximum height specified in each district where such buildings may be permitted, provided the required front, side and rear yards are increased by two feet for each foot of additional building height above the maximum specified in such district, except that no building shall exceed a maximum height of 60 feet without prior approval of the Board of Zoning Appeals.
   (b)   The height regulations prescribed in this code shall not apply to television and radio towers, church spires, belfries, monuments, tanks, water and fire towers, stage towers or scenery lofts, cooling towers, ornamental towers and spires, chimneys, silos and similar structures, elevator bulkheads, smokestacks, conveyors and flagpoles, except where the height of such structures will constitute a hazard to the safe landing and take-off of aircraft at an established airport.
(Ord. 1584. Passed 9-17-07.)