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City of Easton, PA
Northampton County
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All new uses in all districts shall conform to the minimum lot size requirements outlined in Part 2, Zoning Uses, Districts and Regulations, under the appropriate uses and district.
All new uses in all districts shall conform to the minimum lot width requirements outlined in Part 2, Zoning Uses, Districts and Regulations, under the appropriate use and district.
All new uses in all districts shall conform to the minimum build-to line requirements outlined in Part 2,  Zoning Uses, Districts and Regulations, under the appropriate use and district; except that:
A. 
Where a new building does not propose a porch, portico or stoop, such building shall be set back six feet from the build-to line in order to accommodate a future porch, portico or stoop.
B. 
Where lots comprising 50% or more of the frontage on the same side of a block or, in the case where there is no block, on the same side of the street between two intersecting streets are developed with buildings having shorter build-to lines than that required for the particular zoning district, the shorter build-to line shall establish the build-to line for the remainder of the frontage.
C. 
The build-to line shall apply to the first four stories of building height only. Any additional stories shall meet the setback requirements of the underlying zoning district or applicable zoning overlay.
All new uses in all districts shall conform to the minimum yard requirements outlined in Part 2, Zoning Uses, Districts and Regulations, under the appropriate use and district.
Corner lots shall have two front yards and one rear yard.
A. 
All new uses in all districts shall conform to the minimum building height requirements outlined in Part 2, Zoning Uses, Districts and Regulations, under the appropriate use and district.
B. 
Chimneys, mechanical towers, church spires, cupolas and similar features may exceed the requirements outlined in each zoning district by a maximum of 12 feet.
C. 
In the case of a sloped site where the slope is greater than 5%, the building height may be measured separately for each forty-foot segment, as measured along the primary facade.
All new uses in all districts shall conform to the maximum impervious percentages outlined in Part 2, Zoning Uses, Districts and Regulations, under the appropriate use and district.
[Amended 5-9-2018 by Ord. No. 5636]
A. 
In any district, no structure, fence, planting, or other structure shall be maintained between a plane two feet above curb level and a plane 10 feet above curb level so as to interfere with traffic visibility within 15 feet from the intersection. On any corner lot in the Downtown, INS-1, INS-2, WW/INS-2 T, or CH/INS-1 T Zoning District, the sight triangle shall be reduced from 15 feet to eight feet.
B. 
At each point where a private accessway intersects a public street or road, a clear sight triangle of eight feet, measured from the point of intersection of the street line and the edge of the accessway, shall be maintained, within which any visual obstructions shall be limited to a height of not more than two feet above the curb level and a plane 10 feet above curb level. When a private access point intersects an alley, then the clear sight triangle may be reduced to three feet.
C. 
An existing building may be replaced with a new building without needing a larger setback to comply with this subsection.