Franklin Zoning Ordinance

195 OPEN SPACE Square or Green 11 Chapter Franklin Zoning Ordinance Effective January 1, 2023 11.8 Square or Green Description Passive recreation areas that are primarily landscaped and are bound by streets or internal drives Standards Permitted Districts ER R1 R2 R3 R4 R6 MR PD CI 1ST 5TH RC6 RC12 GO LI HI Dimensions Minimum size of 5,000 square feet Arrangement Bounded by streets or internal drives on four sides Prominently located within the development Main entrances of adjacent buildings shall face the square or green Landscape Minimum one large canopy tree and two understory trees per each 2,500 square feet and landscaped in a formal arrangement Standards (Continued) Hardscape May cover up to 33 percent and shall be concrete, crushed stone, brick paver, or other comparable material Features Four of the following features are required: A. Seating elements B. Internal sidewalks C. Pedestrian-scale lighting beyond that required to illuminate public right-ofway D. Canopies or gazebos to shield pedestrians E. Furnishings, such as planters, waste receptacles, bicycle racks, drinking fountains, or transit shelters F. Fountains, sculptures, or art G. Playgrounds Stormwater Stormwater management features shall not be counted as open space