10.122 Artificial Lot Delineation

SEC. 51A-10.122. ARTIFICIAL LOT DELINEATION.

(a) In general. If the building site is over two acres in size, the applicant may request that the building official create an artificial lot to satisfy the requirements of this division. The building official shall not create an artificial lot which would, in his or her opinion, violate the spirit of the landscape regulations. Any artificial lot created by the building official must:

(1) wholly include the area on which the construction work is to be done;

(2) have an area that does not exceed 50 percent of the area of the developed or undeveloped building site;

(3) include all new exterior paving additions except portions of pedestrian pathways, that are between three feet in width and 15 feet in width;

(4) include the street buffer zone for new construction or additions that are located wholly, or in part, within 60 feet of the nearest street frontage; and

(5) include the residential buffer zone for new construction or additions that are located wholly, or in part, within 60 feet of the nearest residential adjacency.


(b) In city parks over five acres. In city parks over five acres in size, the director of park and recreation may create an artificial lot to satisfy the requirements of this division.

(1) Except as provided in this subsection, any artificial lot created by the director of park and recreation must wholly include the area on which the construction work is to be done.

(2) Portions of pedestrian pathways that are between three feet and 15 feet in width are excepted from this requirement.


(c) Platting not required. An artificial lot need not be platted; however, it must be delineated on plans approved by the building official prior to the issuance of a building permit.