Sec. 27-282.  Additional height and area requirements and exceptions.

 

(a)   Public and semi-public buildings, hospitals, religious assemblies, sanitariums and schools, where permitted, may be erected to a height not exceeding seventy-five (75) feet, provided, such buildings are setback from side and rear lot lines an additional one (1) foot for each additional foot of building height above the height requirement of the district in which such buildings are located.

 

(b)   Single-family, two family and multiple-family dwellings may be increased in height not exceeding ten (10) feet in addition to the height limitation established within the district provided that the side and rear yards are increased a distance of not less than ten (10) feet over the minimum requirements of the district in which they are located.

 

(c)   Parapet walls and false mansards shall not extend more than six (6) feet above the height limit.  Flagpoles, chimneys, cooling towers, elevator bulkheads, penthouses, gas tanks, grain elevators, windmills, stacks, storage towers, radio and television towers, ornamental towers, masts and aerials, domes, spires, standpipes, and necessary mechanical appurtenances may be erected to any safe height not in conflict with existing laws affecting the same, provided, that such structures are set back from side and rear lot lines an additional one (1) foot for each additional two (2) feet of height above the height requirement of the district in which such structures may be located.

 

(d)   Unless otherwise specified, where a lot in separate ownership as of the effective date of this chapter has less area and/or width as herein required, these regulations shall not prohibit the lawful use of the property. 

 

Source:  Ord. No. 4603, 1, 9-16-02; Ord. No. 5444, 13, 12-19-16;