Compliance with Regulations:
No building or structure shall hereafter be erected or altered to exceed the height; to occupy a greater percentage of lot area; to have narrower or smaller rear yards, front yards, side yards, or other open spaces than prescribed for the district in which the building or structure is located. See height exceptions listed in 4.5.4.
No yard or lot existing at the time of passage of this Ordinance shall be reduced in dimension or area below the minimum requirements set forth for the district in which the yard or lot is located. Yards or lots created after the effective date of this Ordinance shall meet at least the minimum requirements established by this Ordinance.
No part of a yard or other open space required for or in connection with, any structure for the purpose of complying with this Ordinance, shall be included as part of a yard or open space similarly required for any other structure.
Lots which abut on more than one (1) street shall provide the required front yards along every street.
All front, side, and rear yards shall be the minimum perpendicular distance measured from the principal structure, excluding all projections not exceeding three (3) feet in length from the structure wall.
Width of a lot shall be considered to be the distance between straight lines connecting front and rear lot lines at each side of the lot, measured at the front setback line; provided however, that width between side lot lines at their foremost points (where they intersect with the street line) shall not be less than eighty (80%) percent of the required lot width, except in the case of lots on the turning circle of cul-de-sacs, where the eighty (80%) percent requirements shall not apply.
Exceptions to the maximum height regulations for each district specified in this Ordinance may be permitted subject to the following provisions:
The limitations affecting the height of structures shall not apply to the following appurtenant appendages and structures provided they comply with all other