CHAPTER 1181

Yard Projections

1181.01 Projection of architectural features.
1181.02 Fences, walks and hedges.

CROSS REFERENCES

Yard defined - see P. & Z. 1101.04(89) et seq.
Height and yard modifications - see P. & Z. Ch. 1177


1181.01 PROJECTION OF ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES.
Certain architectural features may project into required yards or courts as follows:

(a) Into any required front yard or required side yard adjoining a side street lot line:

(1) Cornices, canopies, eaves or other architectural features may project a distance not exceeding two feet, six inches.

(2) Fire escapes may project a distance not exceeding four feet, six inches.

(3) An uncovered stair and necessary landings may project a distance not to exceed six feet, provided such stair and landing shall not extend above the entrance floor of the building except for a railing not exceeding three feet in height.

(4) Bay windows, balconies and chimneys may project a distance not exceeding three feet, provided that such features do not occupy, in the aggregate, more than one-third of the length of the building wall on which they are located.

(b) Subject to the limitations in subsection (a) hereof, the above-named features may project into any required side yard adjoining an interior side lot line, a distance not to exceed one-third of the required least width of such side yard, but not exceeding three feet in any case.

(c) Subject to the limitation in subsection (b) hereof, the features named therein may project into any required rear yard to the same distances they are permitted to project into a front yard.
(Ord. 196. Passed 11-21-63.)


1181.02 FENCES, WALKS AND HEDGES.
Fences, walks and hedges may be located in required yards as follows:

(a) If not exceeding at any point four feet in height above the elevation of the surface of the ground at such point, they may be located in any yard.

(b) If not exceeding at any point six feet in height above the elevation of the surface of the ground at such point, they may be located in any required rear yard or side yard.
(Ord. 196. Passed 11-21-63.)


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