§ 157.493  YARD ENCROACHMENTS.
   Every part of every required setback shall be open and unobstructed from the ground to the sky except as follows or as otherwise permitted in this chapter:
   (A)   Sills or belt courses may project not over 18 inches into a required yard;
   (B)   Movable awnings may project not over four feet into a required yard, provided that where the yard is less than ten feet in width the projection shall not exceed half the width of the yard;
   (C)   Chimneys, fireplaces or pilaster may project not over three feet into a required yard;
   (D)   Fire escapes, stairways and balconies that are unroofed and unenclosed may project not over five feet into a required rear yard, or not over three feet into a required side yard in any residential district;
   (E)   Overhangs, hoods, canopies or marquees may project not over three feet into a required yard;
   (F)   Fences, walls and hedges shall be permitted in required yards subject to the provisions established in this chapter;
   (G)   Accessory parking may be located in a required front, rear or side yard for single-family and two-family dwellings;
   (H)   In the C-P District, required off-street parking spaces may be located in the front yard except that no parking space shall be permitted within 20 feet of the front lot line;
   (I)   In the C-1, C-2 and M-1 Districts, required off-street parking space may be located in the front yard except that no parking space shall be permitted within ten feet of the front lot line;
   (J)   Other than listed above in divisions (G), (H) and (I) above, no required setback area shall be used for any parking space, drive or backout area, except that access drives may cross the setback areas; and
   (K)   Open, unenclosed porches, platforms or paved terraces not covered by a roof or a canopy, may extend or project into the required side yard area not more than six feet, and into the rear yard not more than 12 feet.
(2000 Code, § 66-868)  (Ord. 75-01, passed 7-14-1975)  Penalty, see § 157.999