Franklin Zoning Ordinance

47 ZONING DISTRICTS CC—Central Commercial District 03 Chapter Franklin Zoning Ordinance Effective January 1, 2023 Principal Building Setbacks Front Yard 5 feet min to 25 feet max Where there is an established front yard setback on a block face that is expected to remain, pursuant to Envision Franklin, new buildings on individual lots shall have the average setback of existing buildings on the same block face. No new building shall be located closer to the front lot line than the closest adjacent building. Franklin Road Front Yard 20 feet min Side Yard 5 feet min Rear Yard 20 feet min Rear Yard Abutt ng an Alley See building type for garage setbacks Appurtenance Encroachments into Setbacks Front Yard 6 feet max Side Yard Not Permitted Rear Yard 6 feet max 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 3 stories with minimum building stepback of 20 feet at the 3rd floor for a commercial/mixeduse building 2 1/2 stories for residential building types Columbia Ave See CAO Accessory Structure 2 stories, but shall not exceed the height of the principal building Landscape Minimum Landscape Surface Area 15% 3.14.6 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