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27.18.115 San Mateo Park Planning Area

Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, the following shall be applicable to the San Mateo Park planning area as is designated on the map shown below:

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(a) For both new residences and additions to existing residences:

(1) Garages shall provide a front yard setback of at least 50 feet when garage doors face the street, or 25 feet if garage doors do not face the street, except in cases where an existing or previously existing garage faced the street with less than a 50 foot front setback and in those cases the new garage may face the street with a front yard setback equal to or greater than that which previously existed and with no increase in the number of garage spaces that face the street.

(2) Sideyard setbacks shall be a minimum of 10 feet for interior lots of widths equal to or greater than 75 feet and 7 feet for interior lots of widths less than 75 feet.

(b) For additions to existing residences:

(1) Street sideyard setbacks shall be equal to 15% of the lot width as measured at the building location but not less than 10 feet nor more than 25 feet.

(c) For new residences constructed on corner lots of widths equal to or greater than 75 feet:

(1) Both street frontages shall be treated as front yards with a minimum setback of 25 feet.