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ORDINANCE NS-932 AMENDING ARTICLE IX OF THE SANTA ANA <br />MUNICIPAL CODE BY AMENDING SECTION 9243 OF PART 4, <br />CHAPTER 2 THEP~EOF TO PROVIDE FOR REAR YARD ROOM ADDITIONS <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That Article IX of the Santa Ana Municipal Code <br />is hereby amended by amending Section 9243 of Part 4, Chapter 2 <br />thereof to read in words and figures, as follows: <br /> <br />Section 9243. Area. <br /> (a) Any lot shown upon an official subdivision map duly <br />approved by the City Council and recorded in the office of the <br />County Recorder, or any lot for which a recorded contract of <br />sale was in full force and effect prior to June 3, 1954, and <br />the deed is so recorded in the office of the County Recorder, <br />may be used as a legal building site, subject to the conditions, <br />limitations, and restrictions governing the District in which <br />it is located. <br /> (b) The following exceptions to yard requirements shall be <br />applied with respect to all buildings, structures, and uses <br />permitted in the Al, RE, R1, R2, R3, and P Districts only: <br /> <br /> (1) Where a lot fronts on a cul-de-sac, the required <br /> front yard may be reduced to not less than ten (10) <br /> feet. <br /> (2) Where forty (40) percent or more of the lots along any <br /> block, excluding reverse corner lots and key lots, <br /> are developed with buildings, the required front yard <br /> for any new building or alteration to an existing <br /> building shall be not less than the arithmetical <br /> average of the front yards of said buildings existing <br /> on forty (40) percent or more of the lots along said <br /> block. In computing said average front yard, main <br /> buildings situated entirely on the rear one-half (1/2) <br /> of any lot along said block shall not be included. <br /> Notwithstanding this sub-section, no front yard shall <br /> be less than eight (8) feet from a front property line <br /> or future right of way line, whichever results in the <br /> larger minimum front yard. <br /> (3) The required rear yard may be reduced to not less than <br /> ten (10) feet provided there would be not less than <br /> 1,200 square feet of open area remaining in the rear <br /> yard after a proposed room addition. Further, the <br /> required rear yard may be reduced to not less than <br /> ten (10) feet where there would be less than 1,200 <br /> square feet of open area remaining in the rear yard <br /> after a proposed room addition, in the event that <br /> usable open area equal to the amount of open area by <br /> which the 1,200 square feet is reduced is provided <br /> elsewhere on the lot, not including any front yard, <br /> or any required side yard area except that portion of <br /> the side yard that is adjacent to the required rear <br /> yard. <br /> <br /> (c) In any commercial district, the front and side yards <br />required for dwellings, apartments, hotels, and boarding houses <br />may be waived when such uses are erected above the ground floor <br />of a building when said ground floor has no required front and <br />side yard. <br /> (d) In computing the depth of a rear yard where such yard <br />opens upon an alley, one-half (1/2) of the width of such alley may <br />be considered a portion of the rear yard; when such rear yard opens <br />upon a street, public park, creek, or river front under public <br />ownership, ten (10) feet of such public space may be considered a <br />portion of the rear yard. <br /> <br />-1- <br /> <br /> <br />
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