ToC
24-13

Floor Area Bonus for Deep Front and Wide Side Yards

R3 R4 R5

In the districts indicated, except R5D Districts, the maximum floor area ratio set forth in Section 24-11 (Maximum Floor Area Ratio and Percentage of Lot Coverage) may be increased to the floor area ratio set forth in the table in this Section, if yards are provided as follows:

(a)        on interior lots, a front yard not less than 30 feet in depth, and a side yard not less than 15 feet in width along any side lot line;

(b)        on corner lots, two front yards, each not less than 30 feet in depth;

(c)        on through lots, a front yard not less than 30 feet in depth along each front lot line, provided, however, that if the rear yard equivalent required for such through lot is provided as set forth in the alternative in paragraph (b) of Section 24-382 (Required rear yard equivalents), at least one side yard not less than 30 feet in width shall be provided in addition.

No portion of a rear yard equivalent that is also a front yard or a side yard as provided under this Section may contain any obstructions not permitted in a front yard or side yard under the provisions of Section 24-33 (Permitted Obstructions in Required Yards or Rear Yard Equivalents).

However, the provisions of this Section shall not apply to philanthropic or non-profit institutions with sleeping accommodations and long-term care facilities.

Districts

Maximum Floor Area Ratio Permitted

R3

1.60

R4

2.40

R5

2.40

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