1270.04  AREA, YARD AND HEIGHT REGULATIONS.
   Land and buildings shall be used only in accordance with the lot area regulations, and buildings shall be erected, altered, moved and maintained only in accordance with the area, yard and building height regulations, set forth in this chapter.
   (a)   The area of a zoning lot shall be not less than the area in square feet required for each dwelling unit as given in the schedule set forth in Section 1270.05, multiplied by the number of units in the building.
   (b)   The width of a zoning lot shall be not less than the width required for the type of dwelling or other building permitted in the district in which the lot is located, as set forth in Section 1270.05, or as modified in subsequent sections, and shall be measured at the building line.  Each one and two-family lot shall abut upon a dedicated street for the required lot width, except that on curved streets the width at the front line may be less, provided that the lot width at the building line meets the required lot width of the particular district.
   (c)   The percentage of lot covered by buildings, as given in the schedule set forth in Section 1270.05, shall not be exceeded.  The percentage is determined when the area of the building is divided by the area of the lot.
   (d)   The front yard depth or setback of a zoning lot shall be not less than the depth given in the schedule set forth in Section 1270.05, for the type of dwelling or other building permitted in the district in which it is located.
   (e)   Two side yards shall be provided for every one and two-family dwelling on a zoning lot, and the widths of side yards of a lot shall be not less than the respective dimensions as given in the schedule set forth in Section 1270.05.
   (f)   The rear yard depth of a zoning lot for main buildings shall be not less than the depth given in the schedule set forth in Section 1270.05 for the district in which it is located.  A detached accessory building shall be located in accordance with yard regulations as given in Section 1270.12.
   (g)   The height of a main building permitted on a zoning lot shall not exceed the number of stories as given in the schedule set forth in Section 1270.05, or as modified in Section 1270.20.  The height of accessory buildings shall not exceed fifteen feet.  In no instance shall an accessory building exceed the height of the main building. 
(Ord. 89-210.  Passed 2-6-90.)
   (h)   Single-family cluster developments shall be required to maintain the maximum overall densities listed in Section 1270.05 for R1-A and R1-B Districts.
(Ord. 95-92.  Passed 7-18-95.)