Franklin Zoning Ordinance

41 ZONING DISTRICTS OR—Office Residential District 03 Chapter Franklin Zoning Ordinance Effective January 1, 2023 Lot Standards Minimum Lot Width 75% of the average lot width of existing lots on the same block face, but in no case shall be less than 60 feet Front Lot Line 80% of minimum lot width Number of Buildings Maximum Principal Building 1 per lot Accessory Structure 1 per lot Minor Accessory Structure 1 per lot Principal Building Setbacks Minimum Front Yard 10 feet or no closer than the closest adjacent building, whichever is larger Side Yard 7 feet Rear Yard 30 feet Rear Yard Abutt ng an Alley See building type for garage setbacks 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 6 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 of the average building height of existing houses on the same block face, but in no case shall exceed two 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% Fences and Walls An opaque fence or wall with a height of 6 feet shall be provided along side or rear lot lines abutng a lot containing a residential use, in accordance with Subsection 13.1.2, Fences and Walls, Height. 3.11.6 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