Franklin Zoning Ordinance

49 ZONING DISTRICTS DD—Downtown District 03 Chapter Franklin Zoning Ordinance Effective January 1, 2023 3.15.5 Dimensional Standards The following dimensional standards are required: Lot Standards Minimum Lot Size - Lot Width - Front Lot Line - Number of Buildings Maximum Principal Building - Accessory Structure - Principal Building Setbacks Front Yard No closer than the smallest setback and no further than the largest setback of historic structures on the same block face If the block face does not have a historic structure, then the opposite block face shall set the range above Side Yard 0 feet for commercial/ mixed use building 10 feet min for any other principal building Rear Yard 5 feet min for commercial/mixed use building and civic building 15 feet for any other principal building Appurtenance Encroachments into Setbacks 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 3 stories Accessory Structure 2 stories, but shall not exceed the height of the principal building Building Coverage Maximum Building coverage 85% Landscape Minimum Landscape Surface Area 0% Pedestrian Facilities Sidewalks Minimum width of 12 feet, with at least 8 feet continuously unobstructed by street tree pits, light poles, or similar features 3.15.6 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