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DC-16 Downtown Core District

High-rise Loop office buildings. Also covers downtown stores, entertainment, and civic buildings. Allows residential buildings.


Specifications

Zoning Ordinance reference ยง 17-4-0102
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Floor area ratio 16
Maximum building height None, but buildings taller than city's "building height thresholds" require Planned Development review.
Lot area per unit (density) 100 sq ft/dwelling unit, 65 sq ft/efficiency unit, 50 sq ft/SRO unit
Minimum lot area
On-site open space All buildings with people living in them must have at least 36 sq ft of on-site open space per dwelling unit. (See 17-4-0410-A)

Setbacks

Front yard None
Side None
Back yard None