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i <br />W - a <br />kik T Z EA <br />ORDINANCE NO. 96- 6 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING <br />THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT <br />REGULATIONS (LDRS): CHAPTER 901, DEFINITIONS; CHAPTER <br />902, ADMINISTRATIVE MECHANISMS; CHAPTER 910, CONCURRENCY <br />MANAGEMENT SYSTEM; CHAPTER 911, ZONING; CHAPTER 912, <br />SINGLE FAMILY DEVELOPMENT; CHAPTER 913, SUBDIVISIONS AND <br />PLATS; CHAPTER 914, SITE PLAN REVIEW AND APPROVAL <br />PROCEDURES; CHAPTER 915, PLANNED DEVELOPMENT (P.D.) <br />PROCESS AND STANDARDS FOR DEVELOPMENT; CHAPTER 930, <br />STORMWATER MANAGEMENT; CHAPTER 934, EXCAVATION AND <br />MINING; CHAPTER 953, FAIRSHARE ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS; <br />CHAPTER 954, OFF-STREET PARKING; CHAPTER 971, REGULATIONS <br />FOR SPECIFIC LAND USE CRITERIA; CHAPTER 972, TEMPORARY <br />USES; AND PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF CONFLICTING PROVISIONS, <br />CODIFICATION, SEVERABILITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE. <br />Be it ordained by the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River <br />County, Florida that the Indian River County land development <br />regulations (LDRs) be amended as follows: <br />1. Yards fronting subdivision road rights-of-way with buffers. <br />Amend the definition of "Yard, front" as found in section 901.03 of <br />the Definitions chapter of the land development regulations, as <br />follows: <br />"Yard, front: on interior lots the yard being the minimum <br />horizontal distance between the structure and the street right-of- <br />way. On multi -frontage lots (including corner lots) all yards <br />which abut a street right-of-way are considered front yardso, with <br />the following exception. <br />For parcels adjacent to subdivision street rights-of-way, where the <br />parcel is separated from the subdivision street by landscape <br />improvements required by the subdivision ordinance and where the <br />parcel cannot be accessed from the subdivision street, the portion <br />of the parcel adjacent to the right-of-way shall be treated as a <br />side yard where a side yard would exist, and a rear yard where a <br />rear yard would exist, absent the right-of-way. <br />On double frontage lots having frontage on opposite sides of the <br />lot or parcel, the yard abutting the street with the lower <br />functional classification as depicted on the county's thoroughfare <br />plan map shall be the front yard. If both streets have the same <br />functional classification, the yard adjacent to the front lot line <br />having the shortest dimension shall be the front yard." <br />2. Subdivision road right-of-way buffering. Amend section <br />913.09(c)l. of the Subdivision and Platting chapter of the land <br />development regulations, as follows: <br />(C) Relation to existing streets. <br />1. Adjoining areas. The pattern of streets in new <br />subdivisions shall provide for the continuation of <br />existing streets from adjoining areas, or for their <br />proper projection where adjoining land is not subdivided. <br />Where a right-of-way is proposed to be located adjacent <br />to a parcel not located in the proposed subdivision, and <br />where the adjacent property will not be accessed from the <br />proposed right-of-way, buffering satisfying the <br />requirements of section 913.09(C)(5) shall be provided <br />between the adjacent property and the proposed <br />subdivision street. <br />Coding: Words in . . -. . type are deletions from existing law. <br />Words underlined are additions. <br />