Legislation # 12-0371 Enactment Number Z12-13
Type Ordinance - Zoning Text Effective Date none
Introduction Date 10/10/2012
Title Ordinance to amend and re-enact chapter 1 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Hampton, Virginia entitled “Zones and General Provisions” by adding section 1-18 (6) pertaining to projections allowed in yards and courts.
 
Legislation History 12-0371
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
10/11/2012 Enactment Number Z12-13
10/10/2012 Approved
10/10/2012 Held Public Hearing - There were no speakers on this item.
10/10/2012 Presented by James A. "Pete" Peterson, Assistant City Manager.
10/1/2012 Received By Clerk's Office
 
View Attachments 12-0371
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ZOA052-2012_resolution.pdf PC Resolution 2107K PC Resolution
Chapter 1-18 (6) zoning.doc Other 34K Red Line Ch 1.18
 
Legislation Text 12-0371

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Ordinance - Zoning Text

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 12-0371

 

Enactment Number: Z12-13

 

Ordinance to amend and re-enact chapter 1 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Hampton, Virginia entitled Zones and General Provisions by adding section 1-18 (6) pertaining to projections allowed in yards and courts.

 

WHEREASE, the public necessity, convenience, general welfare and good zoning practice so require;

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia that chapter 1 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Hampton, Virginia, be amended and re-enacted as follows:

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Sec. 1-18. Projections allowed in yards and courts.

(1) Cornices, eaves, belt course, sills, canopies, or other similar architectural features (not including bay windows or vertical projections) may extend or project into a required side yard not more than eighteen (18) inches for each five (5) feet of width of such side yard, but not over three (3) feet in any case, nor nearer than three (3) feet to any side lot line, and may extend or project into a required front or rear yard not more than thirty six (36) inches. (Chimneys may project into a required front, side, or rear yard not more than eighteen (18) inches, provided the width of any side yard is not reduced to less than three (3) feet on one side and eight (8) feet on the other.)

 

(2) Exterior stairways, when approved, shall be located at the rear of all buildings or structures, unless lawfully required to be located otherwise for use as a fire escape.

 

(3) Any enclosed porch, including screen porches, shall be considered as part of the main building.

 

(4) Terraces, platforms, or landing places which do not extend above the level of the first floor of the building may extend or project into any front, side, rear yard or court not more than eight (8) feet, provided they do not encroach to within three (3) feet of the side lot line.

 

(5) An unenclosed porch with a roof may project into the required front yard a maximum of eight (8) feet but shall be no closer than ten (10) feet to the front property line.

 

(6) On one family residential, duplex, and fee simple townhouse lots, mechanical equipment, including but not limited to heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment and generators, may encroach into the side and rear yard, but shall not encroach more than eight (8) feet and shall be no closer than three (3) feet to the property line. No such encroachment may occur in a yard adjacent to a public street.

 

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Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on October 10, 2012.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council