Zoning Provisions Encyclopedia

Chapter: Height

Airport Height Controls

Six types of AA subzones, and height limits for said subzones, are established for the purposes of airport approach zoning. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, no structure or tree, shrub or bush shall be erected,...

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Height and Coverage Limits on Roof Structures

Vertical projections not designed or used for human occupancy constructed above the main roof elevation shall be permitted but shall not occupy a total number of square feet on the roof which shall exceed an aggregate of fifteen percent (15%) of the total ground coverage of the building and shall not extend more than fifteen […]

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Height Exception

Penthouses or roof structures for the use of elevators, stairs, tanks, ventilation or similar equipment required to ventilate the building, as well as fire or parapet walls, skylights, towers, roof signs, flag poles, chimneys, wireless masts or similar structures and necessary mechanical appurtenances, may be erected above the height limits herein prescribed, except where such […]

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Height In Relation To Coverage

The site coverage of a multiple dwelling shall not exceed that certain percentage to be determined by reference to the number of storeys comprised in such multiple dwelling as follows, that is to say: 1, 2, 3 or 4 storeys – 30% maximum site coverage; 5 storeys – 24% maximum site coverage; 6 storeys or […]

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Maximum Heights of Fences

Non-waterfront lots: The maximum height of any fence, wall or hedge located upon a lot no side of which borders upon either the Gulf of Mexico or the Intracoastal Waterway is five (5) feet. However, by written agreement with adjoining property owners, filed with the town clerk, the permitted height may be increased to no […]

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Use of Balloons To Demonstrate Height

To illustrate height and bulk of the structure, at the request of the planning commission, the developer shall be required to float balloons to the height of the corners and peaks of the proposed building(s) during the review process. Balloons shall be aloft for a period of time sufficient for viewing by the design review […]

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