ToC
125-12

Transparency Requirements

The ground floor street wall bounding any community facility use other than a school shall be glazed with transparent materials which may include show windows, glazed transoms or glazed portions of doors. Such glazed area shall occupy at least 50 percent of the area of each such ground floor street wall measured to a height of 10 feet above the level of the adjoining sidewalk or public access area, and the maximum sill height of all show windows shall be 2 feet, 6 inches above the adjoining sidewalk or public access area.

The ground floor street wall bounding any commercial use shall be glazed with transparent materials which may include show windows, glazed transoms or glazed portions of doors. Such glazed area shall occupy at least 70 percent of the area of each such ground floor street wall measured to a height of 10 feet above the level of the adjoining sidewalk or public access area. Not less than 50 percent of such area shall be glazed with transparent materials and up to 20 percent of such area may be glazed with translucent materials. Furthermore, the maximum sill level of all show windows shall be 2 feet, 6 inches above the adjoining sidewalk or public access area.

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