Lot size or lot area refers to the amount of horizontal land area within lot lines. No building permit or development approval shall be issued for a lot that does not meet the minimum lot size requirements of this Code except in the following cases.
925.01.A Reduction for Public Purpose
When an existing lot is reduced as a result of conveyance to a federal, state or local government for a public purpose and the remaining area is at least seventy-five (75) percent of the required minimum lot size for the district in which it is located, then that remaining lot shall be deemed to comply with the minimum lot size standards of this Code.
925.01.B Utility Facilities
Utility facilities using land or an unoccupied building requiring less than one thousand (1,000) square feet of site area are exempt from the minimum lot size standards of all zoning districts.
925.01.C Single-Unit Dwelling Exemptions
1. The minimum lot size standards of this Code shall not be interpreted as prohibiting the construction of a single-unit residential dwelling unit on a lot that was legally platted or recorded prior to the adoption of this Code.
2. A single unit dwelling on a recorded zoning lot with a lot area less than otherwise required by the provisions of
or of Chapter 905, may be approved as an Administrator's Exception according to the provisions of
(Ord. 35-2002, § 1F, 12-3-02)