Ordinance of the City of Post Oak Bend, Texas adopting a comprehensive zoning ordinance
regulating the location and use of buildings, structures, and land; the height, number of stories and size of buildings and
other structures; the size of yards and other open spaces; and, the density of pupulation; dividing the municipality into
districts and adopting an official zoning map; providing for the repeal of all ordinances in conflict; providing a severability
clause; providing a penalty of fine not to exceed the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) for each violation of its provisions;
and providing an effective date.
February 17, 2006. (2014 New Ordinance amended Ord. 22)
ORDINANCE NO. 22
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF POST OAK BEND, TEXAS, ADOPTING A COMPREHENSIVE ZONING ORDINANCE REGULATING: THE LOCATION
AND USE OF BUILDINGS, STRUCTURES, AND LAND; THE HEIGHT, NUMBER OF STORIES, AND SIZE OF BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTlTRES; THE
SIZE OF YARDS AND OTHER OPEN SPACES; AND, THE DENSITY OF POPULATION; DIVIDING THE MUNICIPALITY INTO DISTRICTS AND ADOPTING
AN OFFICIAL ZONING MAP; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING
A PENALTY OF FINE NOT TO EXCEED THE SUM OF TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000.00) FOR EACH VIOLATION OF ITS PROVISIONS; AND PROVIDING
AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council of the City of Post Oak Bend,
in compliance with the laws of the State of Texas with reference to amendment of the zoning ordinance, have given the requisite
notices and have held due public hearings, and the City Council is of the opinion and finds that the Comprehensive Zoning
Ordinance and Map should be amended;
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF POST
OAK BEND, TEXAS:
Section 1. This Ordinance repeals and supersedes the original City of Post
Oak Bend Zoning Ordinance, Ordinance number 7803, dated the 4th day of March 1980, and all other ordinances in conflict herewith. This original
Ordinance is on file at Kaufman County Records Section in Volume 0974, page 742.
The City Council of the City ofPost Oak Bend, Texas, deems it necessary, in order to lessen congestion on streets, to secure
safety from fire, panic, and other dangers; to promote health and the general welfare, to provide adequate light and air;
to prevent the overcrowding of land, to avoid undue concentration of population, to facilitate the adequate provisions oftransportation,
water, sewage, schools, parks, and other public requirements, and to conserve the value of property and encourage'the
appropriate use of land throughout the City, all in accordance with a comprehensive plan, to adopt a comprehensive zoning
ordinance and map.
Section 3. This Ordinance shall be known and may be cited as the "City of Post Oak Bend Zoning
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4. The. zoning regulations-and districts as herein established have been made
in accordance with a comprehensive plan for the City ofPost Oak Bend, Texas.
Section 5. In interpreting and applying the
provisions of this Ordinance, the requirements hereof shall be held to be the minimum requirements for the promotion of the
public, safety, health, convenience, comfort, prosperity or general welfare. It is not intended by this Ordinance to interfere with or abrogate
or annul any easements, covenants, or other agreement between parties, provided, however, that where this Ordinance imposes
a greater restriction upon the use of buildings or premises or upon height of building, or requires larger open spaces than
are imposed or required by other ordinances, rules, regulations or by easements, covenants or agreements, the provisions of
this Ordinance shall govern.
Section 6. Definitions
purpose of this Ordinance, certain tenus and words are hereby defined. Words used in the pre,sent tense shall include the
future; the singular nunlber shall include the plural and the plural the singular; the word "building" shall include
the word "structure"; the word "shall" is mandatory and not directive; the word "lot" includes
the word "plot"; the tenu "used for" includes the meaning "designed for" or "intended for".
Said words and tenus are as follows:
- Accessory Use or Building. An accessory use or building
is a subordinate use or building customarily incident to and located on the same lot occupied by the main use or building.
- Alley. A public way that affords only a secondary means of access to property abutting thereon. '
Any structure designed or built for the support, enclosure, shelter, or protection ofpersons, animals, chattels or property
of any kind ..
- Building, Height of. The vertical distance from the grade to the highest point of the coping of a
flat roof or to the deck line of a mansard roof, or to the mean height level between eaves and ridge for gable, hip and gambrel
- Building Line. A line parallel or approximately parallel to the street line and ,beyond which buildings may
not be erected.
- City. The City ofPost Oak Bend, Texas.
- Clinic. An establishment where patients, who are
not lodged overnight, are admitted for examination and treatment by a group of physicians practicing medicine together.
- Club. A building or portion thereof or premises owned or operated by a corporation, association, person or persons for
a social, educational or recreational purpose, but not primarily for profit or to render a service which is customarily carried
on as a business.
- Dwelling. Any building or portion thereof that is designed for or used for
- Dwelling, Mobile Home. A
structure which was constructed before June 15, 1976 transportable in one or more sections which in the traveling mode is
(8) body feet or more in width or forty (40) body feet or more in length or, when erected on-site, is three
hundred and twenty (320) or more square feet and which
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is built on a permanent chassis and t designed to be used as a dwelling with or
without, a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities and
includes the plumbing, heating,
air-conditioning and electrical systems.
11. Dwelling, Hun-Code
Manufactured Home. A structure constructed on or after June 15, 1976 according to the rules of the United States Department
of Housing and Urban Development which is transportable in one or more sections which, in the traveling mode, is eight (8)
body feet or more in width or forty (40) body feet or more in length, or, when erected on-site, is three hundred and twenty
(320) or more square feet and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be
'used as a dwelling with,
or without, a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning
and electrical systems.
12. Dwelling, Single-Family. A detached principal building other than a mobile home designed
for, or occupied as, a dwelling exclusively by one family as an independent family unit.
13. Easement. Authorization
by a property owner for the use by the public, a corporation or persons of any designated part of his property for specific
14. Family. One or more individuals living together as a single housekeeping unit, as distinguished from
a group occupying a boarding house, lodging house or hotel.
15. Frontage, Block. All the property on one side of a
street between two intersecting streets (crossing or terminating), measured along the line of the street, or if the street
is dead ended, then all of the property abutting on one side between an intersecting street and the dead end of the street.
16. -Lot. A parcel of land occupied or intended for occupancy by a use permitted in this Ordinance,
including one (1) main building together with its accessory buildings, the open
spaces and parking spaces required by this Ordinance, and . having its principal frontage upon a street or upon an officially
17. Lot, Depth of. The mean horizontal distance between the front and rear
18. Modular Home. Any permanent, single family dwelling unit which has been prefabricated
or factory constructed as a single unit or in sections or modules, and assembled at the factory or construction site and moved
to a permanent location as a unit or in sections or modules, as a permanent single family dwelling unit plac~d on a permanent
foundation at such site and connected with all utility servIces.
19. Non-Conforming Use, Building
or Yard. A use, building, or yard, existing legally at the time of passage of this Ordinance, which does not, by reason of
design or use, conform to the regulations of the district in which it is situated.
Space, Off-Street. An area of not less than 180 square feet, measuring nine feet (9') by twenty feet (20'), not on a public street
or alley, surfaced with an . all weather surface, enclosed or unenclosed. A public street shall not be classified as off-street
parking in computing the parking requirements for any use, nor shall head-in parking adjacent to a public street and dependent
upon such street for maneuvering space.
21. Place. An open, unoccupied space other than a street
or alley permanently reserved as the principal means of access to abutting property.
Vehicle. A vehicular portable structure built on a chassis, designed to be used as a temporary living facility for
travel and recreational purposes.
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23. Servants' Quarters. An accessory building or portion of a main buil4ing located on the same lot as the· main building and used as living quarters for
servants employed on the premises and not rented or otherwise used as a separate domicile.
24. Story. That portion of a building, other than a cellar, included between the surface of any floor and the
surface of the floor next above it or, if there be no floor above it, then the space between the floor and the ceiling next
25. Story, Half. A partial story under a gable, hip or grunbrel roof, the wall plates of which on at least
two (2) opposite exterior walls are not more than four feet (4 ') above the floor of such story, except that any partial
story used for residence purposes, other than by a family occupying the floor immediately below it, shall be deemed a full
26. Street. A public or private thoroughfare that affords the principal means of access to abutting property.
27. Street Line. A dividing line between a lot, tract or parcel of land and a .contiguous street.
Anything constructed or erected, which requires location on the ground, or attached to something having a location on the
ground, including but not limited to, buildings of all types, advertising signs, billboards, and poster panels, but exclusive
of customary fences or boundary or retaining walls.
29. Residential Swimming Pools. In-ground swimming pools and aboveground
swimming pools must be located in the back yard and enclosed by a fence.
30. Yard. An open space at grade between
a building and the adjoining lot lines unoccupied and unobstructed by any portion or a structure from the ground upward, except
as otherwise provided herein. In measuring a yard for the purpose of determining the width of a side yard, the depth of a
front yard or the depth of the rear yard, the minimum horizontal distance between the lot line and the main building shall
31. Yard, Front. A yard extending across the front of a lot
between the side lot lines, and being the minimum horizontal distance between the street or place line and the main building
or any projections thereof other than the projections of the usual
. uncovered steps, uncovered balconies, or uncovered
porch. On comer lots, the front yard shall be considered as parallel to the street upon which the lot has its least dimension.
32. Yard, Rear. A yard extending across the rear of a lot and being the required minimum horizontal distance between
the rear lot line and the rear of the main building or any projections thereof other than the projections of uncovered steps,
unenclosed balconies or unenclosed porches. On all lots, the rear yard shall be in the rear of the front yard.
Yard, Side. A yard between the main building and the side line of the lot, and extending from the required front yard to the
required rear yard, and being the minimum horizontal distance between a side lot line and the side of the main buildings or
any projections thereof.
Section 7. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances or Orders.
Ordinances or parts of
ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance, or inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance, are hereby repealed to
the extent necessary to give this Ordinance
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full force and effect.
Section 8. Special Exceptions and Variances.
The City Council shall have the power to act as the Zoning
Board of Adjustment for the City to hear and decide special exceptions to the terms of this Ordinance and to authorize such
variances from the terms of this Ordinance as may be authorized under section 211.009 of the Local Government Code, and in
accordance with the procedural requirements of that section.
Section 9. Establishment ofDistricts and Official Zoning
In order to carry out the purposes and provisions of this Ordinance, the following districts are hereby established:
A. RSF Residential Single Family -Minimum One (1) Acre Net
This district is comprised of quiet low-density
residential areas, plus open acreage where future residential development may occur.
B. COM Commercial. Privately
C. MH Mobile Home Single Family -Minimum One (1) Acre Net
This district is comprised of
an area approved for use of mobile homes or HOD .Code Manufactured Homes as one-unit dwellings in accordance with a site plan
approved by the City Council.
The location and boundaries of the districts herein established are shown on the Official
Zoning Map, which is hereby incorporated into this Ordinance and attached by reference hereto as Exhibit "A" and
made part hereof for all purposes. Said Official Zoning Map, together with all notations, references and other information
shown thereon and all amendments thereto, shall be as much a part of this Ordinance as if fully set forth and described herein.
Said Zoning Map, properly attested, is on file in the office of the City Secretary of Post Oak Bend, Texas
10. Interpretation and Application.
The provisions of this Orpinance may be regarded as the minimum requirements
for the promotion of public health, safety, comfort, convenience, prosperity, and general welfare. This Ordinance is not intended
to interfere with, abrogate or annul any easements, covenants, and restrictions or agreements between parties provided. However,
wherever this Ordinance imposes a greater restriction upon use of buildings or land, upon the location or height of buildings
or structures or requires larger open spaces about the structures that are imposed or required by other laws, ordinances,
or easements, covenants and restrictions or agreements between parties, the provisions ofthis Ordinance shall govern.
Section 11. Residential Single Family District.
The following regulations
shall apply to the Single Family Residential District.
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Regulations. Within the Residential Single Family District, only the following uses and structures shal1 be permitted.: .
- One-family dwellings.
- Churches, church schools and other places ofworship.
universities, or other institutions ofhigher learning.
- Country clubs or golf courses, but not including miniature
golf courses, driving ranges or similar forms of commercial amusement.
- Farms, nurseries or truck gardens, limited
to the propagation and cultivation of plants.
- Parks, playgrounds, community buildings and other public recreational
facilities, owned and or operated by the municipality or other public agency .
buildings, including libraries, museums, police and fire stations.
8. Real estate sales offices and model display
homes are permitted during the development of residential single-family homes for a period not to exceed two (2) years.
9. Public schools, elementary, middle schools and high schools.
10. Private schools with curriculum equivalent
to that ofpublic schools.
11. Temporary buildings for uses incidental to construction work on the premises; buildings
shall be removed upon the conlpletion or abandonment of construction work.
12. Water supply reservoirs, pumping plants
and water towers.
13. Accessory buildings which are required in addition to the above structures and uses, and which
are located on the same lot therewith, are permitted.
a. The term accessory shall include customary home
occupations such as the office of a milliner, dressmaker, musician or artist, provided that such uses are located in the dwelling
used by this person as his or her private residence, and provided that no assistant not a member of the family residing on
the premises is employed and no window display or sign is used to advertise.
b. A billboard, signboard, or advertising sign shall not be permitted as an accessory use,
except the placing of an un-illuminated "For Sale" or "For Rent" sign not more than eight (8) square feet
in area may be permitted as an accessory use. Churches and other institutions may display signs showing nanles, activities
and services therein provided. During construction of a building, one un-illuminated sign advertising
contractors or architects on such premises shall be permitted, provided that such sign shall not be
more than thirty-two (32) square feet in area and shall be set back of the established or customary building line. The sign
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removed immediately upon completion
of the building.
c. A private garage with or without storeroom and/or utility room shall be permitted as an accessory
building, provided that such garage shall be located not less than ... seventy-five (75) feet from the front lot line nor
less than ten (10) feet from any side or rear lot line and in the case of comer lots not less than the distance required for
residences from side streets. A garage or servants' quarters constructed as an integral part of the main building shall
be subj ect to the regulations affecting the main building.
1. Size of yards.
a. Front yard. There shall be a front yard having a depth of not less than fifty feet (50').
If lots have double frontage, running through from one street to another, the required front yard depth shall be provided
on both streets. No parking shall be allowed within the required front yard.
b. Side yard. . There shall be a side
yard on each side ofthe lot having a width ofnot less than twenty feet (20').
c. Rear yard. There shall
be a rear yard having a depth ofnot less than twenty-five feet (25 ').
2. Size of Lot.
Lot Area. No building shall be constructed on any lotof less than 1 acre net.
b. Lot Width. The width of the
lot shall not be less than one hundred twenty-five feet (125') at the front street building line, nor shall its average
width be less than one hundred twenty-five feet.
c. Where a lot having less area and/or width than herein required
existed in separate ownership upon the effective date of this Ordinance, the above regulations shall not prohibit the erection
of a single-family dwelling thereon.
C. Height Regulations.
No building shall exceed thirty-five feet
(35') or two and one half (2-112) stories in height.
Section 12. Swimming Pools.
It is the purpose ofthese provisions to recognize an outdoor
swimming pool as a potential attractive amenity and to promote the public safety and enjoyment of property rights by establishing
rules and regulations governing the location and improvement ofswimming pools.
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A. Pennits and Approvals: No swimming pool shall be constructed or used until a Swimming Pool
Building Permit and Certificate of Occupancy have been issued. No Building Permit and no final Certificate of Occupancy shall
be issued unless the proposed sanitary facilities and water supply comply with applicable local and State Health Department
B. Requirements: A swimming pool may be constructed and operated when:
The pool is not located in any required front or side yard abutting a street.
2. All lighting ofthe pool is shielded
or directed to face away from adjoining residence.
3. During the construction phase, a permanent or temporary barrier
meeting the-requirements ofnumber 4 (below) is required.
4. An outdoor swimming pool shall be provided with a barrier
that shall be installed, inspected and approved prior to plastering or filling with water. The barrier shall comply with the
The top of the barrier shall be at least forty-eight inches (48") above grade measured on the side of the barrier that
faces away from the swimming pool.. The maximum vertical clearance between grade and the bottom of the barrier shall be two
inches (2") measured on the side of the barrier that faces away from the swimming pool. The maximum vertical clearance
at the bottom of the barrier may be increased to four inches (4") when grade is a solid surface such as a concrete deck,
or when the barrier is mounted on the top of the aboveground pool structure. When barriers have horizontal members spaced
less than forty-five inches (45") apart, the horizontal members shall be placed on the poolside of the barrier. Any decorative
design work on the side away from the swimming pool, such as protrusions, indentations or cutouts, which render the barrier
easily climbable, is prohibited.
b. Openings in the barrier shall not allow passage of a 1-3/4-inchdiameter
(1) When vertical spacing between such openings
is forty-five inches (45") or more-, the opening size may be increased such that the passage of a four inch-diameter
sphere is not allowed.
(2) For fencing composed of vertical and horizontal members,
the spacing between vertical members may be increased up to four inches (4") when the distance between the tops of horizontal members
is forty-five inches (45 ") or more.
c. Chain link fences used as the barrier shall not be less than 11 gage.
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Section 13. Commercial (COM) District.
The following regulations shall apply to the Commercial District.
A. ,Use Regulations.
the Commercial District, to replace a currently owned commercial
business will require approval ofthe City Council.
B. Area Regulations
a. Front Yard. Same as District RSF
b. Side Yard. Same as District RSF
c. Rear Yard. Same as District RSF
C. Height regulations.
No building shall exceed forty-five feet (45') or three (3) stories in height, except 'that a building may
be erected to a height of eighty feet (80') and eight (8) stories if set back from all required yard lines adistance of one foot (1 ') for each two feet (2') ofadditional height above forty-five feet (45').
Section 14. MH Mobile Home Single Family.
The following regulations shall apply
to the Mobile Home Single Family District.
A. F or purposes of the Zoning Ordinance, "'mobile home" means a structure that
was constructed before June 15, 1976, transportable in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight (8) body
feet or more in width or forty (40) body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is three hundred and twenty (320)
or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent
foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical
systems. "HUD-code manufactured home" means a structure, constructed on or after June 15, 1976 according to the
rules of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, transportable in one or more
'sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight (8) body feet or more in width or forty (40)
body feet or more in length, or when erected on site, is three hundred and twenty (320) or more square feet, and which is
built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to
the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air
. conditioning, and electrical systems. For purposes
of the Zoning Ordinance, a Mobile Home District shall be one in which a mobile home or HUD-code manufactured home is permitted.
B. It shall be unlawful and an offense for any person to park a mobile home or HUDcode
manufactured home within the City limits of the City of Post Oak Bend for use as a residence, except in such areas as are
designated a "Mobile Home District" under the Zoning Ordinance and as shown on the official Zoning Map.
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n10bile home or HUD-code manufactured home unit shall be provided with: a foundation skirt of an opaque, solid material extending
from the lower edge of the unit to the ground.
D. Sanitation and utility service shall be made
available to each lot of a Mobile Home District in accordance with applicable Codes and Ordinances of the City and County.
E. Require that all mobile homes and HUD-code manufactured homes shall be installed using methods
and· practices that minimize flood damage. For the purposes of this requirement, manufactured homes must be elevated
and (inchored to resist flotation, collapse, or lateral movement. Methods of anchoring may include, but are not limited to,
use of over-the-top or frame ties to ground anchors.
'This requirement is in addition to
applicable state and local anchoring requirements for resisting wind forces.
F. Off-street parking shall be provided
at a ratio of two spaces for each lot in a Mobile Home District, and the location of such spaces shall be specifically shown
on the approved site plan. Each Mobile Home District shall be designed so that each lot therein fronts upon a street equivalent
to a standard residential street, as required in other residential areas.
G. Signs shall be permitted in the Mobile
Home District in the same manner as provided in any residential district and under the conditions set out in this Ordinance.
Any existing mobile home or manufactured home which continues to be used for any purpose subsequent
to the continuance provisions of this chapter, and which is abandoned and not maintained for a continuous period of 180 days,
shall lose its continuance status and shall be subject to the variance provisions herein prescribed. Abandonment and lack
of maintenance may be evidenced by, but not
'limited to, termination of utility service,
failure to maintain occupancy, change of type ofuse, or by any other reasonable means.
1. Any manufactured home which is located pursuant to the variance provisions of this
chapter, and which is subsequently abandoned, shall be deemed to have permanently lost its location privilege and status,
and the site on which the structure had been located shall hereafter be used only for purposes other than the location of
a manufactured home.
Section 15. Septic Systems.
A. Persons in the City ofPost
Oak Bend, regardless ofthe amount ofland owned, on which a private on-site sewage facility is to be installed must obtain
a permit from the licensing authority prior to commencing the construction or installation of the on-site sewage facility.
Persons will be required to obtain a soil evaluation test. All private on-site sewage facilities will be constructed or installed
according to 30 TAC 285 Rules.
B. The construction or installation of
an on-site sewage facility on a lot or tract that is smaller than one (l) acre
net shall not be allowed. However, on such smaller lots or tracts recorded with the County in its official plat recorded prior
to January 1, 1988, an on-site sewage facility may be permitted to be constructed
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licensed to operate on a lot smaller th~ one (1) acre. if.
it is demons~rated
by a thorough investigation of a Registered Professional Engineer or Registered Professional
Sanitarian (either having demonstrated expertise in on-site sewage
. facility design) that an
on-site sewage facility on one ofthese lots can be operated without causing a threat or harm to an existing or proposed water
supply system or to the public health, or creating the threat ofpollution or nuisance conditions.
C. Upon construction
on an on-site sewage facility, if the on-site sewage facility fails the inspection, a re-inspection fee set by the Authorized
Agent shall be assessed to the installer of record each tinle a re-inspection is required.
D. All on-site sewage facility
designs must be performed by a Registered Sanitarian or a Registered Professional Engineer that have expertise in on-site
sewage facility design.
Section 16. Height and Area Exceptions and Modifications.
- The height regulations
prescribed herein shall not apply to television and radio towers, church spires, belfries, monuments, tanks, water and fire
towers, stage towers or scenery lofts, cooling towers, omanlental towers and spires, chimneys, elevator bulkheads, smokestacks,
conveyors, flag poles, electric display signs, and necessary mechanical appurtenances.
- Public or semi-public service
buildings, hospitals, institutions or schools, where permitted, may be erected to a height not exceeding sixty (60) feet and
churches and other places of worship may be erected to a height not exceeding seventy-five (75) feet when each ofthe required
yards are each increased by one (1) foot for each foot of additional building height above the height regulation for the district
in which the building is located.
- Nostructure may be erected to a height in excess of that permitted by the regulations
of such airfield zoning ordinance as may exist at the time and whose regulations apply to the area in which the structure
is being erected
B. Front Yards.
twenty-five percent (25%) or more of the frontage upon the same side of a street between two intersecting streets is occupied
or partially occupied by a building or buildings with front yards of less depth than required by this Ordinance, or where
the configuration of the" ground is such that conformity with the front yard provisions of this Ordinance would work
a hardship, the City council may permit modifications of the front yard requirements.
- In District RSF, where twenty-five percent (25%) or more of the frontage upon the same
side of a street between intersecting streets is occupied or partially occupied by a building or buildings having front yards
of greater depth than is required by this Ordinance, no other lot upon the same side of such street between such intersecting
streets shall be occupied by a building with a front yard of less than the least depth of any such existing front yards, unless
by permission ofthe City Council.
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