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(a) An entire building of row houses or townhouses shall be classified as multifamily.
(b) There shall not be more than six dwellings in a row, which will constitute one building.
(c) Every dwelling must be separated by an unpierced fire partition having a two-hour fire-resistance rating.
(d) The dwelling unit may be two single-family units, one floor, side by side, or two single-family units, up and down.
(e) The entire row or townhouse building shall not be more than two stories in height.
(f) The dwelling shall be in a single row and may not be placed back to back.
(g) All additional requirements for a private dwelling shall be complied with.
(h) Where basements are provided, the floor shall be protected by a ceiling having not less than a three-quarter hour fire-resistance rating.
(i) All partitions, walls and ceilings in the rest of the unit shall have not less than a three-quarter hour fire-resistance rating.
(j) The fire partitions shall extend from the footing and extend continuously to the underside of the roof, creating a complete separation.
(k) There shall be not less than a ten-foot clear side yard for each row house building, twenty feet between buildings when built in a row, and not less than fifteen feet when built at an angle.
(l) Walls separating each family unit between fire partitions shall have not less than a one-hour fire-resistance rating.
(Ord. 42-1981. Passed 2-23-81.)