Section .0400 ‑ Design Standards And Regulations For Open Space

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 29 - mental health, other rules/subchapter c/10a ncac 29c .0401.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0400 ‑ DESIGN STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS FOR

OPEN SPACE

 

10A NCAC 29C .0401       OPEN SPACE REQUIRED

Open space on the same lot with a principal building shall

be provided that is unoccupied and unobstructed by structures excepting the

following encroachments:

(1)           Architectural features‑‑fire escapes,

cornices, eaves, steps, gutters, buttresses which are reasonable in size may

project into any required yard;

(2)           Retaining walls, terraces, steps and other similar

landscape structures shall be exempt from the open space requirements;

(3)           Fences shall be permitted within any open space;

however, no fence shall be constructed on any property line without the mutual

consent of both parties;

(4)           Accessory buildings shall be permitted within 10

feet of the rear lot line in R‑1 and R‑2 districts;

(5)           Signs as indicated in Section .1100 of this

Subchapter.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 122‑95; 143B‑10;

Eff. March 21, 1980.