§ 135.2.

USABLE OPEN SPACE FOR LIVE/WORK UNITS IN NEWLY CONSTRUCTED BUILDINGS OR EXPANSIONS OF EXISTING BUILDINGS

Usable open space for live/work units within buildings newly constructed after the effective date of Ordinance No. 412-88 (effective October 10, 1988) or for newly created live/work units within an expansion of or addition to an existing building shall be provided according to the standards set forth in this Section.

a.

Character of Space Provided. The character of open space for live/work units shall satisfy the terms of Section 135(a), except that usable private or common open space for live/work units may also be provided as one of the following unenclosed resting or open space areas: A rooftop and/or podium level yard, garden or sun deck. Usable open space for live/work units shall be clearly accessible to and for the use of live/work tenants.

b.

Permitted Obstructions. In the calculation of either private or common usable open space for live/work units, the obstructions for usable open space listed in Section 136 of this Code shall be permitted and in addition, on rooftop or podium level yards, gardens or decks, wind screens of no more than six feet in height shall be permitted. Such wind screens shall conform to Table 5A of the San Francisco Building Code and shall be set back no less than five feet from the building edge.

c.

Amount Required. Thirty-six (36) square feet of open space shall be required for each live/work unit.

History

(Added by Ord. 412-88, App. 9/10/88)

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