Franklin Zoning Ordinance

06 124 Chapter Multiplex BUILDING TYPES Franklin Zoning Ordinance Effective January 1, 2023 6.5 Multiplex A building containing three to four dwelling units that has the appearance of one house from the street. This building type shall comply with all other applicable standards of this Ordinance. Permitted Districts MR PD CI CC DD GO Number of Dwelling Units Dwelling Units 3 to 4 per building Building Orientation and Entry Main entrance Only one entrance on the front facade shall be prominently located and highly visible Entry Features Shall have a covered porch or covered stoop Facade Position The front facade shall face the frontage Side Facade Facing a Frontage Shall have a side porch or wrap-around porch Shall have a similar level of architectural detailing, window alignment, and organization as the front facade Windows Glazing Minimum 15% on front facades Window Shape and Alignment Vertically proportioned and symmetrically aligned Trim on Windows Facing a Frontage Minimum 4-inch trim with sill and top plate when siding surrounds the window Soldier course above the lintel and a rollock course below the sill when brick or stone surrounds the window Shutters If any, shutters shall be proportioned to cover onehalf the width of the window from each side or the total window from one side Foundations, Porches, and Stoops Finished Floor Elevation Minimum 18 inches above grade at front facade Porch Depth Minimum 6 feet of clear space, exclusive of railings, pillars, columns, or other porch features Stoop Depth 3 to 6 feet deep Materials Primary Materials on a Facade Up to two of the following: brick, natural stone, cultured stone, smooth wood siding, or fiber cement siding Accent Materials (Up to 25 Percent of Net Facade) Architectural metal, such as stainless steel, copper, brushed nickel, brass, etc., authentic stucco, or any primary material not used as a primary material on the building Foundation Cladding Brick, natural stone, cultured stone, or authentic stucco