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Title: 20 - Zoning

Chapter: 04 - Definitions

Section: 880 - Yard

"Yard" means an open space other than a court on the same lot with a building, which open space is unoccupied and unobstructed from the ground upward, except as otherwise provided in Section 20.48.090. In measuring a yard, as hereinafter provided, the line of a building means a line parallel to the nearest lot line drawn through the point of a dwelling group or building nearest to such lot line, exclusive of the respective architectural features enumerated in Section 20.48.090 which are not to be considered in measuring the yard dimensions, and which the respective architectural features are defined .as being permitted to extend into any front, side or rear yard, respectively and the measurement shall be taken from the line of the building to the nearest lot line provided, however, that if any official plan line has been established for the street on which the lot faces or if any future width line is specified therefore by the provisions of Chapters 20.02 - 20.60, then such measurements shall be taken from such official plan line or such future width line to the nearest line of the building.


(Ord. 67-10 § 2.0100 (87), 1967.)