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Certain architectural features may project into required yards or courts as follows:
(a) Front and Side Yards. Into any required front yard, or required side yard adjoining a side street lot line.
(1) Cornices, canopies, eaves or other architectural features may project a distance not exceeding two feet, six inches.
(2) Fire escapes may project a distance not exceeding four feet, six inches.
(3) An uncovered stair and necessary landings may project a distance not to exceed six feet, provided such stair and landing shall not extend above the entrance floor of the building except for a railing not exceeding three feet in height.
(4) Bay windows, balconies and chimneys may project a distance not exceeding three feet, provided that such features do not occupy, in the aggregate more than one-third of the length of the building wall on which they are located.
(5) An uncovered porch may project a distance not to exceed six feet provided the floor surface shall not extend above the entrance floor of the building.
(b) Interior Side Yards. The features listed in subsection (a) hereof may project into any required side yard adjoining an interior side lot line. Such projection shall not exceed one-fifth of the least width of such side yard required by the district in which the lot is located, but in no case shall the projections extend beyond three feet into the side yard. Gutters connected to the fascia board may project an additional six inches into the side yard.
(c) Rear Yards. The features listed in subsection (a) hereof may project into any required rear yards the same distances they are permitted to project into a front yard except that an uncovered porch is not limited in size other than it may not be closer than six feet to any lot line.
(Ord. 08-33. Passed 5-4-09.)