(6)   Building Height and Gross Floor Area. 405
(a)   The minimum building height shall be 25 ft.
(b)   For base zoning districts that are regulated by a maximum floor area ratio in § 14-701 (Dimensional Standards): 406
(.1)   The maximum building height shall be 84 ft., unless additional building height has been earned pursuant to § 14-702 (Floor Area and Height Bonuses).
(.2)   Any public space provided to earn a height bonus must meet the following conditions, in addition to those enumerated in § 14-702(6) (Public Space):
(.a)   At its narrowest point, the public space must have a minimum width of 50 ft., exclusive of any street or trail right-of-way; at its shallowest point, the public space must have a minimum depth of 50 ft. exclusive of any street or trail right-of-way.
(.b)   The public space must abut a public street, river access street (as set forth in § 14-507(3)), or trail.
(.3)   Notwithstanding the provisions of § 14-202(4) (Gross Floor Area), on lots located entirely or in part within the Special Flood Hazard Area, any floor area that is located above the ground floor of a building and that is primarily devoted to mechanical equipment areas shall be excluded from the measurement of gross floor area for purposes of determining floor area ratio, provided that area on only one floor of the development may be so excluded.

 

Notes

405
   Caption amended, Bill No. 190811-A (approved December 30, 2019).
406
   Amended, Bill No. 190811-A (approved December 30, 2019).