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(a) Every property shall be provided with an open, unobstructed (except for landscaping, detached garages, and accessory buildings) minimum rear yard of 25 percent of the total area of the lot or 30 feet as measured perpendicular to the street, whichever is greater. (As per Exhibits 1, 2, and 3.)
(b) The sum of the plan projection areas of all structures on a property shall not exceed 40 percent of the lot area. (As per Exhibits 1, 2, and 3.)
(c) Garages and Accessory Buildings.
(1) A detached garage not over 15 feet high and not over 30 feet deep may be located in the rear yard area.
(2) A detached garage shall be placed no closer than three feet to a side property line or a rear property line and shall be no closer than eight feet to any other structure on an adjoining property irrespective of lot lines and no closer than ten feet to the main structure.
(3) In the case of a corner lot, the rear line of which is identical with the side line of an interior lot, no detached garage shall be erected within 20 feet of any street line.
(4) Accessory buildings are permitted in the rear yard area as regulated by Chapter 1388 of the Parma Heights Building Code. The plan projection area of accessory buildings shall not be considered when determining lot coverage.
(Ord. 1969-3. Passed 1-27-69; Ord. 2002-60. Passed 12-23-02.)