The purposes of the R-1-A zone are to:
- Protect quiet residential areas now developed with detached dwellings and adjoining vacant areas likely to be developed for those purposes; and
- Stabilize the residential areas and to promote a suitable environment for family life.
The R-1-A zone is intended to provide areas predominantly developed with detached houses on large lots.
|Minimum Lot Width (ft.)/
Area (sq. ft.)
|Lot Occupancy||Front Setback||Read Yard (ft.)||Side Yard (ft.)||Pervious Surface (min.)||Zoning Regulation Reference|
|R-1-A||40||75||40%||A front setback shall be provided within the range of existing front setbacks of all structures within an R-1-A zone on the same side of the street in the block where the building is proposed.||25||8||50%||Subtitle D, Chapter 3|
1 Institutional buildings or structures may be erected to a height not exceeding 90 ft., not including the penthouse, provided that the building or structure shall be removed from all lot lines of its lot a distance of not less than 1 ft. for each foot of height in excess of that authorized in the zone in which it is located.