(a) In Zoning Districts A, R-1, R-2 and R-3, all sidewalks shall be placed six (6) inches from the property line.
(b) The council may grant a variance from the provisions of subsection (a) upon recommendation from the public works department, provided that:
(1) The side shall be no closer than three (3) feet to the curb,
(2) Should conditions be such that it is impractical to build the sidewalks except adjacent to the curb, the owner shall pay for extra width of walk to provide necessary pedestrian safety. In no case shall curb walks be less than five (5) feet wide.
Source: Code 1962, § 9-1-2