Borough of Fort Lee, NJ
Bergen County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Added 7-21-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-24]
A. 
Principal permitted uses:
(1) 
One-family detached dwelling.
(2) 
Two-family detached dwelling.
(3) 
Townhouses or row houses.
(4) 
Multifamily apartments.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses:
(1) 
Private garages and off-street parking, subject to Article X.
(2) 
Private swimming pools, subject to § 410-35A(2).
(3) 
Signs.
(4) 
Professional offices as provided in § 410-35A(3).
(5) 
Greenhouses, subject to § 410-35A.
(6) 
Other accessory uses customarily incidental to a permitted principal use.
C. 
Permitted conditional uses: none.
D. 
Bulk standards:
(1) 
One-family detached dwellings:
(a) 
Minimum lot area: 2,500 square feet.
(b) 
Minimum lot width: 25 feet.
(c) 
Maximum building height: 35 feet/2 1/2 stories.
(d) 
Maximum lot coverage: 40%.
(e) 
Minimum front yard: 20 feet.
(f) 
Minimum side yard: none required. If one is provided, five feet.
(g) 
Minimum rear yard: 25% of lot depth or 30 feet, whichever is less.
(2) 
Two-family detached dwellings and multifamily apartments:
(a) 
Minimum lot area: 5,000 square feet.
(b) 
Minimum lot width: 40 feet.
(c) 
Maximum building height:
[1] 
Two-family detached dwellings and multifamily residential buildings without ground floor parking: 35 feet/2 1/2 stories.
[2] 
Multifamily residential buildings with ground floor parking: 40 feet/three residential stories above parking level.
(d) 
Maximum lot coverage: 30%.
(e) 
Minimum front yard: 20 feet.
(f) 
Minimum side yard (one): eight feet.
(g) 
Minimum side yard (both): 15 feet.
(h) 
Minimum rear yard: 40 feet.
(i) 
Ground floor parking within multifamily residential buildings must be screened from view from the street and from neighboring properties.
(j) 
Maximum curb cuts:
[1] 
Properties with 50 feet or less of lot frontage: one per property.
[2] 
Properties with over 50 feet of lot frontage: one for every 50 feet of lot frontage.
(3) 
Townhouses or row houses:
(a) 
Minimum lot area: 2,500 square feet.
(b) 
Minimum lot area per unit: 2,500 square feet.
(c) 
Minimum lot width: 25 feet.
(d) 
Maximum building height: 35 feet/three stories.
(e) 
Maximum lot coverage: 40%.
(f) 
Minimum front yard: zero feet if parking is provided to the rear of the dwelling; 20 feet if parking is provided in front of the dwelling.
(g) 
Minimum side yard: none required for interior dwelling units within a cluster of townhouses or row houses. For units at the end of a cluster of townhouses or row houses: 15 feet.
(h) 
Minimum rear yard: 25% of lot depth or 25 feet, whichever is less.