§ 156.016  FRATERNITY OR SORORITY HOUSES.
   Fraternity or sorority houses, other than those permitted within the University District, are permitted only in those zoning districts where they are designated as a conditional use under the zoning district regulations.  In addition to conforming with all conditional use regulations and all other provisions of this chapter, fraternity or sorority houses located outside of the University District shall be subject to the following regulations.
   (A)   At least 15,000 square feet of land area shall be required before any fraternity or sorority house may be approved as a conditional use.
   (B)   Centralized kitchen facilities may be provided in the fraternity or sorority house; however, no provision shall be made for kitchen facilities in any individual student's room or suite. This provision does not apply to separate kitchen facilities which may be provided in the resident manager's or supervisor's room or suite.
   (C)   One sign, not over eight square feet in area, identifying the fraternity or sorority house on the premises shall be permitted.
   (D)   A landscaped separation strip, at least five feet in width, shall be provided along all adjoining property lines.  The fraternity or sorority house shall be permanently screened from adjoining ad contiguous properties by a wall, fence, evergreen hedge, or other approved enclosures, except in cases where the adjoining and contiguous property is another fraternity or sorority house.  Such screening shall be located within the required separation strip and shall have a minimum height of 4-1/2 feet and a maximum height of seven feet.
(Ord. 794, passed 12-22-83; Am. Ord. 90-925, passed 7-26-90)  Penalty, see § 156.999