Franklin Zoning Ordinance

06 132 Chapter Multifamily BUILDING TYPES Franklin Zoning Ordinance Effective January 1, 2023 Horizontal Articulation Horizontal Articulation Shall define the base, middle, and cap Base Shall anchor the building to the ground with unique design elements, such as a change in materials, a change in the profile of the facade material, or pedestrian-scale architectural elements such as fenestration Cap Shall provide a visual change from the main body of the building and be visible from the public realm 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 Roof Elements Rooftop Mechanical Equipment See Subsection 13.3.2, Rooftop Mechanical Equipment Green Roofs May be used to achieve stormwater treatment and LSA requirements Materials Primary Materials on a Facade Up to two of the following: brick, natural stone, cultured stone, smooth wood siding, or fiber cement siding Material Changes Primary materials on a front facade shall continue down side facades at least 20 feet and the entire length of side facade facing a frontage Excluding trim, any material changes shall coincide with form, structural, or massing changes and shall not occur at the outside corner of such change Accent Materials (Up to 25 Percent of Net Facade) Architectural metal, authentic stucco, or any primary material not used as a primary material on the building Prohibited Materials Corrugated metal, EIFS, smooth-faced or splitfaced concrete block, vinyl cladding, and similar facade finishes Materials in CFO or CAO See applicable overlay district