§14-206. "R-10B" Residential District. [21]


(1) In this district one or more units are permitted on each lot. It is not necessary that each dwelling unit have its own street frontage and open area, but usable open space, which can be located at various levels of the development, must be provided for and be directly accessible to each dwelling unit.

(2) Open Space. The minimum dimension of an area to be considered as open space shall be 10 feet.

(a) For structures of 2 stories or more and limited to single-family occupancy, there shall be provided an open area of at least 150 square feet in area. This space may be provided above ground level in the form of a patio or deck;

(b) For structures of 2 stories or more and limited to 2 one-family dwelling units constructed one above the other, there shall be provided an open space of at least 150 square feet in area for the first dwelling unit and at least 100 square feet in area for the second unit. The open space may be provided above the ground level in the form of patios and decks that are directly adjacent and accessible to the dwelling units they serve, or at the ground level in the form of contiguous commonly owned area.