1133.11  YARD REGULATIONS; BUSINESS DISTRICTS.
   For every main or accessory building in business districts, the following minimum yards shall be provided:
   (a)   Dwellings. The yard requirements established by this Zoning Code for multifamily districts shall apply to the buildings used exclusively for dwelling purposes.
   (b)   Front Yards.
      (1)   Automobile Parking Districts. There shall be a setback of not less than 5 feet in depth for all uses unless shown otherwise on the Zone Map.
      (2)   Local Business and Roadside Business District. In a Local Business District, a unit development which abuts 75 feet or more on a street shall be set back at least 10 feet, a development which abuts less than 75 feet upon a street shall be set back to conform with adjacent buildings, unless shown otherwise on the Zone Map. In a Roadside Business District, a unit development which abuts 125 feet or more on a street shall be set back at least 25 feet, a development which abuts less than 125 feet on a street shall be set back to conform with adjacent buildings unless shown otherwise on the Zone Map. Front yards may be used for parking, but not within 5 feet of the front property line if the site plan showing the parking location is approved by the Commission.
(3)   General Business District, Downtown Business District. Buildings may be located on the front lot line, unless shown otherwise on the Zone Map. If a front yard is provided, it may be used for parking, but not within 5 feet of the front property line if the site plan showing the parking location is approved by the Commission.
(4)   All Business Districts.
         A.   If a business building is located on a lot abutting a side street and adjoins a residential district, the building or parking area shall have a setback from a side street line of not less than 5 feet, unless shown otherwise on the Zone Map, or determined otherwise by the Commission.
         B.   No structure shall be erected or merchandise displayed in front of a building line or closer than 5 feet to the street line if there is no building line, except that gasoline pumps constituting part of a service station or garage may be erected in front of a building line, but not less than 15 feet from a street lot line, provided all driveways, platforms, and curbs of the service stations are designed to service vehicles standing only within the premises.
         C.   Where parking is provided in front yards, a curb or other attractive barrier shall be erected to prevent vehicles projecting over an established setback line, and the front yards between the barrier and sidewalk shall be landscaped and maintained attractively.
   (c)   Side Yards.
(1)   Local Business, Roadside Business, General Business Districts.
A.   Business buildings, when located on a lot adjoining a residential district, shall have a side yard of not less than 12 feet on the adjoining side; a wall or solid fence, approximately 5-1/2 feet high, may be required by the Commission on the side yard line of the business lot.
B.   Business buildings shall either have no side yard, or be located not less than 5 feet from the nearest business building.
(2)   Downtown Business District.  Buildings when located on a lot adjoining a residentially zoned district, shall have a side yard of not less than fifteen (15) feet on the adjoining side. For every story above the first, an additional two (2) feet of setback shall be required. If the lot is not adjoining a residentially zoned district, the building shall not be closer than five (5) feet from the nearest building.
   Properties north of Shoreline Drive Extended:
A.   There shall be a minimum setback of thirty (30) feet between buildings.  Setbacks between buildings located east to west shall maintain a clear and unobstructed view of the water from the street.
B.   There shall be a 400’ maximum building frontage parallel to waterfront.
   (d)   Rear Yards.
Local Business, Roadside Business, General Business, Downtown Business Districts.
Main and accessory business buildings shall have a rear yard of not less than 20 feet when adjoining a residential district. A wall or solid fence, approximately 5-1/2 feet high, may be required by the Commission on the rear yard line of a business lot adjoining a residential district.  Properties north of Shoreline Drive Extended: buildings must maintain a 20’ setback from the water.
(Ord. 04-057.  Passed 1-12-04.)