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Ordinance Series 2011
Ordinance No. 11-18

An Ordinance to Amend
Title 17
Of the Code of Emmitsburg
Entitled
Zoning

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Be It Enacted and Ordained by the Board of Commissioners of the Town of Emmitsburg, Maryland that Chapter 17.32.070 of the Emmitsburg Municipal Code be, and it hereby is, amended as follows:

The amended section of this regulation reads as follows with new language designated by being in BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS, and language being deleted designated by being stricken through.

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17.32.070 Required lot area, lot width and yards in residential districts.
Required lot area, lot width and yards in residential districts are as follows, WITH YARD
MEASUREMENTS TAKEN FROM CLOSEST POINT OF STRUCTURE TO THE
CORRESPONDING LOT LINE:
 

Minimum Lot Area Per Family or Rental DWELLING Unit (Sq. Feet)

Minimum Lot Width Per
PRINCIPAL Structure(Feet)

Front (1) Yard Depth (Feet)

Each Side Yard WIDTH (2, 3) (Feet)(2)(3)(6)

Rear Yard DEPTH (Feet) (6)

R-S DISTRICT
Single-family dwelling

20,000(4)

100

35

12

30

R-1 DISTRICT
Single-family dwelling

12,000

85

35

12

30

R-2 DISTRICT
Single-family
dwelling

8,000

70

35

10

30

Duplex dwelling

6,000

60

35

10

30

Town house

(See Section 17.32.080)

R-3 DISTRICT
Single-family dwelling

8,000

70

30

10

30

Duplex dwelling

6,000

60

35

10

30

Multi-family dwelling

6,000(5)

35

16

30

Town house

(See Section 17.32.080)

Schools

40

100

100

Churches

40

100

100

Other permitted uses having structures

8,000

75

35

12

25

RESIDENTIAL ACCESSORY STRUCTURES

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SAME AS PRINCIPAL STRUCTURE

6

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(1)   Corner lots shall provide two front yards, and two side yards.

(2)    See Section 17.32.120

(3)     Exceptions to yard requirements are allowed for certain uses (Chapter 17.40).   Side yard is measured  from closest point of structure to side lot line.

(4)    In the R-S residential district, developments of more than ten lots may have no more than forty (40) percent of the total number of lots from fifteen thousand (15,000) to twenty thousand (20,000) square feet in area.

(5)    Does not include street right-of-way or floodplain.

(6)    SEE SECTION 17.32.110 FOR DETACHED GARAGE OR CAR CANOPY WHERE LOT WIDTH IS THIRTY (30) FEET OR LESS AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2011. 
(Ord. 03-17: Ord. 03-11: prior code Art. XI (Art. VI 5.0))

Section II. Be it Further Resolved, Enacted and Ordained that this Ordinance shall take effect on the date on which the Mayor approves the Ordinance after passing by the Board of Commissioners or on the date on which the Board of Commissioners pass the Ordinance over the veto of the Mayor.

Passed this 17th day October, 2011 by a vote of 5 for, 0 against, 0 absent and 0 abstain.

ATTEST:
By:  /s/  Donna DesPres, Town Clerk

Board of Commissioners
By:  /s/  Christopher Staiger, President

Approved this 17th day of October, 2011
By:  /s/   Donald N. Briggs, Mayor

 

 

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