§14-204. Footnotes and Abbreviations. [19]


(1) Footnotes. The following numbered paragraphs set forth below refer to corresponding numbered footnotes in the Charts at §14-205.

1. For properties zoned "R-3", "R-4", "R-5", "R-5A" "R-6", "R-7", "R-8", "R-9", "R-9A", "R-10", "R-10A", "R-18", "R-19", "R-20" the permitted height of non-residential buildings shall be 35 feet, except that one foot of additional height may be added for each additional foot the building sets back from all lot lines; provided, however, that the maximum height of any such building shall be 60 feet (subject to the provisions of §14-231(2)).

2. Courts. Courts are not required. When courts are provided, the following requirements are in addition to the minimum width for courts which are set forth in the Charts at §14-205.

In "R-1", "R-1A", "R-2", "R-3", "R-4", "R-5", "R-5A" "R-6", "R-7", "R-8", "R-9", "R-9A", "R-10", "R-10A" and "R-10B", the minimum width of an open court between wings of a building shall be 12 feet. The least dimension of an inner court shall be 8 feet. Minimum area for such court shall be 100 square feet. Such courts of less area than 300 square feet shall not be permitted for any building used for dwelling purposes, except when used as vent shafts;

In "R-1", "R-1A", "R-2", "R-3", "R-4", "R-5", "R-5A". Courts when used shall be in addition to the open area required. The minimum widths of courts shall be the same as the minimum widths required for side yards;
Courts in "R-6" and "R-7". Open courts not between wings of the same building shall be the same minimum width required for side yards, except in the case of attached dwellings, which shall have a required minimum width of 5 feet;

Courts in "R-8". No court in an attached building shall be less than 5 feet in width;

Courts in "R-9", "R-9A", "R-10" and "R-10A". No court in a single-family dwelling or duplex dwelling shall be less than 5 feet in width. No court in a multiple dwelling or a building other than a dwelling shall be less than 8 feet in width;

Courts in "R-10B". When courts are used, the minimum width shall be 5 feet.

3. In "R-7" attached dwellings are permitted in groups of not more than 10. In "R-18" attached single-family and duplex dwellings are permitted in groups of not more than 10; attached multiple dwellings are not permitted.

4. In "R-10B" off-street parking shall be provided in accordance with Chapter 14-1400 of this Title; however, accessory parking areas shall be located within a distance of 200 feet of the dwelling units they serve. In the case of group dwellings, the provisions of §14-1402(2) are not applicable for this district.

5. In "R-5": With respect to new construction for which a building permit application is filed after June 5, 2002, the minimum lot width shall be 29 feet, the minimum lot area shall be 2,610 square feet and every semi-detached dwelling shall have a side yard not less than 12 feet wide.

6. In "R-6": With respect to new construction for which a building permit application is filed after March 1, 2003, attached dwellings are permitted in groups of not more than 4 and the minimum lot width for all dwellings shall be 20 feet; for all other properties, attached dwellings are permitted in groups of not more than 10.

(2) Abbreviations. The abbreviations used in the Charts at §14-205 shall have the meanings set forth below:
add’l. -- additional

AFA - Additional Floor Area

@ - at

avg. -- average

bldg(s). -- building/buildings

comm. - commercial

dup. -- duplex

dwel. -- dwelling

far -- floor area ratio
ft. -- feet/foot

gfa -- gross floor area

int. -- interior

no. -- number

sf -- single family

sfd -- single family dwelling

sq. ft. -- square feet or square foot

sty. - story

Y -- yes; i.e., the use or building type is permitted.

> - greater than

< - less than

% - percent

§ - section