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In any Residence A District, the following limitations and requirements shall apply:
(a) Height. No building shall exceed thirty-five feet or two and one-half stories in height. Churches, hospitals, schools or any other public building permitted to be constructed in a Residence A District, may be built to a height of seventy feet or six stories, provided any such building sets back from every street and lot line in addition to other yard and setback requirements herein specified one foot for each two feet of height of the building in excess of thirty-five feet.
(b) Rear Yards. There shall be a rear yard on every lot which shall have a minimum depth of twenty-four feet which shall be increased to twenty-eight feet for a two or a two and one-half story building.
(c) Side Yards. There shall be a side yard on each side of every building, other than an accessory building. The minimum width of any side yard shall be five feet. Except on corner lots at least one side yard shall be seven feet wide, provided, however, that on lots platted and recorded before the effective date of Ordinance 2816, passed January 5, 1949, which are forty feet or less in width, the minimum width of any side yard shall be ten percent of the width of the lot.
(d) Set-back. No building shall be erected, reconstructed or altered, so as to project in any manner beyond a line which is distant from the street line, the average distance therefrom of the buildings fronting on the same side of the street within the block, at the time of the passage of Ordinance 2816, passed January 5, 1949. Where there were existing buildings at the time of the passage of Ordinance 2816, passed January 5, 1949 on only one side of the street within the block, then the set- back line on the vacant side shall be the same as the improved side of the street within the block. Where there is no building fronting on either side of the street within the block, no new building shall be erected with its street wall or walls nearer than thirty feet to the street line; however, this provision does not include steps, uncovered porches and covered but unenclosed porches on the first story which do not extend more than ten feet beyond the front wall of the building. On a corner lot, the street frontages which are not opposite to the rear lot line shall be exempt from the above provisions.
(e) Lot Area Per Family. The minimum requirements as to lot area per family shall be as follows:
One family dwelling, 7,000 square feet per family.
Two family dwelling, 5,000 square feet per family.
(Ord. 4257. Passed 9-23-59.)