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(1) One (1) primary entrance door shall be provided for every fifty (50) feet of building frontage.

(2) Each structure in the ITOD zone situated along a primary street shall provide the first story of the building face with a minimum of fifty (50) percent completely transparent glass and on secondary streets forty (40) percent completely transparent glass. Ground floor residential buildings shall provide twenty (20) percent completely transparent glass.

(3) Building wall materials shall be combined on each facade horizontally only, with the heavier elements below lighter elements.

(4) The exterior finish material on all buildings shall not consist of vinyl or metal siding (including sheet or corrugated metal), plywood, particle board or other wood products not intended as an architectural finish product, or manufactured stone.

(5) All windows and doors, with the exception of ground level shop fronts shall be square or vertical in proportion.

(6) Doors and windows that operate as sliders are prohibited on street frontages and facades.

(7) Pitched roofs, if provided, shall be symmetrically sloped no less than 5:12 on all elevations facing a public street. Pitched roofs for porches and attached sheds may be no less than 2:12.

(8) Windows and doors above the first story shall not exceed fifty (50) percent of the total building wall area, with each facade being calculated independently.

(9) Balconies consisting of a minimum area of fifty (50) square feet shall be provided for a minimum of fifty (50) percent of all residential units. Balconies may be inset into the building or project outward into the property line. Balconies facing a side or rear yard shall maintain a distance of at least ten (10) feet from the face of the balcony to the adjacent property line.

(10) All new buildings that are located within one hundred (100) feet of a rail road right-of-way shall include sound and vibration attenuating design and materials. Permit applicants shall provide documentation from an acoustical engineer that “best practices” for sound and vibration attenuation have been incorporated.

(Enacted 2009-02)