64-332

Permitted obstructions for buildings in medium and high density districts

The provisions of this Section shall apply without requiring a building to comply with flood-resistant construction standards as established in paragraph (a) of Section 64-12 (Applicability).

In R5 through R10 Districts, and in all Commercial and Manufacturing Districts, for all buildings, the underlying regulations governing permitted obstructions to height and setback shall be modified to increase the permitted volume for elevator or stair bulkheads (including shafts, and vestibules not larger than 60 square feet in area providing access to a roof), roof water tanks and accessory mechanical equipment (including enclosures), other than solar or wind energy systems, from a maximum lot coverage of 20 percent of the lot coverage of the building  to a maximum lot coverage of 30 percent of the lot coverage of the building, provided that where the maximum permitted height of a building is less than 120 feet, such obstructions are limited to a maximum height of 25 feet, and where the maximum permitted height of a building is 120 feet or greater, such obstructions are limited to a maximum height of 40 feet.

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