§ 13-200-260

Porches and decks

Existing porches and decks may be repaired or replaced in the same location with construction of the same type as that of the existing porch or deck.

1.

Existing porches not exceeding three stories in height may be extended up one story to the roof level regardless of their location with respect to the lot line or other buildings on the same lot, if in conformance with the zoning ordinance.

2.

Existing porches may be enclosed, regardless of their location with respect to the lot line or other buildings on the same lot, if construction requirements of Chapter 13-60 are met. If the existing porch is less than six feet from an interior lot line, the enclosure shall be a minimum of one hour rated construction, if in conformance with the zoning ordinance.

3.

Replacement porches shall be designed to meet all load criteria for new construction.

(Prior code § 78.1-25; Amend Coun. J. 10-1-03, p. 9163, § 4.12)

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