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Minimum Building Standards

§ 150.035 CHARACTER OF BUILDINGS; CONFORMITY WITH EXISTING STRUCTURES.

(A)        No building shall be constructed, enlarged, or altered (including painted, landscaped or trimmed) within the city unless the color, design and materials are in conformity and harmony of external color, design and materials with the existing structures on the lot in which the work is located and on other lots in the surrounding area and is so located as not to adversely affect surrounding structures, uses and operations.

(B)        No trailer, basement, tent, shack, garage, barn or other outbuilding erected in the city shall at any time be used as a residence, temporarily or permanently.

(Ord. 90-09, passed 12-17-90) Penalty, see § 150.999

§ 150.036 LOCATION OF BUILDINGS; APPURTENANCES.

(A)        The building setback area for all buildings and appurtenances thereto, shall conform to the current restrictions of the Jefferson County Planning and Zoning regulations at that location.  Porches extending beyond the front wall of the residence or in the building line, shall not be enclosed in any manner 24 inches above the floor of same.

(B)        Garages and carports attached to a dwelling shall become a part of the dwelling and shall have the same zoning restrictions as the dwelling. Unattached garages must be located at least 15 feet from the dwelling and may be located within two feet of the side property line.

(C)        No structure may be erected on any lot easement.

(Ord. 90-09, passed 12-17-90) Penalty, see § 150.999