Franklin Zoning Ordinance

77 OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICTS CFO—Central Franklin Overlay District 04 Chapter Franklin Zoning Ordinance Effective January 1, 2023 4.8.5 Materials Primary materials on a facade in the CFO shall be brick, natural stone, or other materials compatible with surrounding buildings expected to remain, pursuant to Envision Franklin. 4.8.6 Transitional Features Development or redevelopment shall comply with Chapter 8, Transitional Features. 4.8.7 Parking A. Certain uses in the CFO may have reduced parking requirements, pursuant to Subsection 10.1.6, Minimum Parking. B. Lots along North Margin Street that are vacant as of the effective date of this Ordinance and are in the FFO may have parking areas as a principal use. C. No historic structure shall be demolished for the purpose of providing a surface parking area. D. Parking structures shall comply with Subsection 10.1.9, Parking Structures. 4.8.8 Stone Walls Historic stone walls shall be preserved, unless removal of a segment is necessary for the extension of a street, internal drive, or driveway. In these cases, only the minimum width necessary shall be removed, pursuant to applicable requirements, and the remaining wall shall be stabilized. Excess removed stone wall segments shall be relocated on the site. 4.8 CFO—Central Franklin Overlay District 4.8.1 Purpose The CFO district is intended to: A. Recognize that the oldest parts of the City have unique qualities; and B. Ensure context-responsive infill development in areas where the existing development is established and expected to remain, pursuant to Envision Franklin. 4.8.2 District Boundaries The CFO shall encompass the area generally within Mack Hatcher Parkway to the north and east and within Downs Boulevard to the south and west. 4.8.3 Conflicting Provisions A. In cases where the standards of this Section and other Chapters or Sections of this Ordinance conflict, the standard in this Section shall apply. B. If the Historic District Design Guidelines and this Section conflict as they relate to any property within the CFO, the Historic District Design Guidelines shall take precedence. 4.8.4 Facade Standards Development in the CFO that is located either adjacent to a designated national or local historic district, or located within 600 feet of a designated historic landmark building, shall be designed to be complementary with such historic district or building in terms of architectural style, building color, exterior materials, and detailing, such as the height of horizontal elements, alignment and proportion of windows and doors, roof pitch and form, and solid-to-void ratio.