Franklin Zoning Ordinance

31 ZONING DISTRICTS R4—Residential 4 District 03 Chapter Franklin Zoning Ordinance Effective January 1, 2023 Appurtenance Encroachments into Setbacks Front Yard 6 feet max Side Yard 5 feet max, but no closer than 5 feet from lot line Rear Yard 15 feet max, but no closer than 20 feet from lot line Steps may encroach up to the front lot line, but no closer than 5 feet from a side or rear lot line Accessory Structure Setbacks Location At least 5 feet behind the principal building At least 5 feet from any lot line Building Height Maximum Principal Building Building height shall not exceed one-half story above the average height of existing buildings on the same block face, but in no case shall exceed 2 1/2 stories Accessory Structure 1 1/2 stories , but shall not exceed the height of the principal building Minor Accessory Structure 1 Story Landscape Minimum Landscape Surface Area 40% Alternate Standards Where there is not an existing house on a block face to establish the lot standards, principal building setbacks, or building height, then the house(s) on the opposite block face shall be used to determine the applicable requirements. For lots in recorded subdivisions, if there are different dimensional standards on the final plat, then those standards on the final plat shall govern 3.7.6 Additional Standards Chapter References Building Types Chapter 6 Frontage Types Chapter 7 Transitional Features Chapter 8 Streetscape and Circulation Chapter 9 Parking and Transit Chapter 10 Open Space Chapter 11 Landscape Chapter 12 Fences, Walls, and Screening Chapter 13 Lighting Chapter 14 Signs Chapter 15 Utilities Chapter 16 Natural Resources Chapter 17 Historic Resources Chapter 18