Zoning Ordinances

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ARTICLE I PURPOSE, AUTHORITY AND TITLE

  • Section 1.1   Purpose
  • Section 1.2   Authority
  • Section 1.3   Title

ARTICLE II JURISDICTION, MAP

  • Section 2.1   Territorial Jurisdiction
  • Section 2.2   Incorporation of Zoning Map

ARTICLE III APPLICATION; GENERAL PROVISIONS;EXCEPTIONS AND MODIFICATIONS

 

  • Section 3.1   Zoning Affects Every Building and Use; Bona Fide Farms Exempt
  • Section 3.2   Relationship of Building to Lot
  • Section 3.3   Street Access
  • Section 3.4   Lot of Record
  • Section 3.5   Open Space Requirements
  • Section 3.6   Reduction of Lot and Yard Areas Prohibited
  • Section 3.7   Water and Sewer Requirement
  • Section 3.8   Height Limitation Exceptions
  • Section 3.9   Building Setback Exceptions
  • Section 3.10 Double Frontage Lots
  • Section 3.11 Visibility at Inter
  • Section 3.12 Temporary Buildings
  • Section 3.13 Reserved
  • Section 3.14 Entrances/Exits to Public Streets
  • Section 3.15 Projections into Front Yards in Commercial and Industrial Districts
  • Section 3.16 Lighting
  • Section 3.17 Outdoor Storage and Display
  • Section 3.18 Class C Mobile Homes Prohibited
  • Section 3.19 Use of Mobile Homes and Other Vehicles for Storage Prohibited
  • Section 3.20 Minimum Regulations
  • Section 3.21 Fees
  • Section 3.22 Sidewalk and Greenway Requirements

ARTICLE IV ESTABLISHMENT OF ZONING DISTRICTS

  • Section 4.1    Primary Zoning Districts Established: Purpose Set Forth
  • Section 4.1.1   R-40 Residential District
  • Section 4.1.2   R-15 Residential District
  • Section 4.1.3   R-12.5 Residential District
  • Section 4.1.4   R-10 Residential District
  • Section 4.1.5   Group Residential District
  • Section 4.1.6   Reserved
  • Section 4.1.7   Traditional Neighborhood District
  • Section 4.1.8   Office and Institutional District (OI)
  • Section 4.1.9   HB Highway Business District
  • Section 4.1.10 B-1 Business District
  • Section 4.1.11 B-2 Neighborhood Business District
  • Section 4.1.12 M-1 Heavy Manufacturing District
  • Section 4.1.13 M-2 Light Industrial District
  • Section 4.2      Conditional Use Districts Established: Purposes Set Forth
  • Section 4.3      Roadway Overlay District Established: Purpose Set Forth
  • Section 4.4      District Boundaries Shown on Zoning Map
  • Section 4.5      Rules Governing Boundaries
  • Section 4.6      Determining Permitted and Conditional Uses, Principal Uses and mixed Uses

ARTICLE V SCHEDULE OF DISTRICT REGULATIONS

  • Section 5.1   Primary Zoning Districts Requirements
  • Section 5.2   Conditional Use District Requirements
  • Section 5.3   Roadway Overlay District

ARTICLE VI TABLE OF PERMITTED AND SPECIAL USES

  • Section 6.5   Special Requirements to the Table of Permitted and Special Uses
  • SR  1   Bed and Breakfast Inns
  • SR  2   Family Care Home and Family Day Care Home
  • SR  3   Group Residential District: Multi Family Housing (GRD)
  • SR  4   Home Occupation, Customary
  • SR  5   Mobile Home Parks
  • SR  6   Planned Unit Development
  • SR  7   Amusements, indoor commercial
  • SR  8   Amusement or Water Parks; Batting Cages; Go-Cart Tracks; Golf Driving Ranges; Miniature Golf Facilities
  • SR  9   Associations and Organizations; Social and Fraternal
  • SR  10 Dance Halls
  • SR  11 Golf Course; Including Pro Shop; Recreational Facilities, Private; Saddle Clubs, etc.
  • SR  12 Swim and Tennis Clubs
  • SR  13 Cemeteries
  • SR  14 Day Care Centers (6 or more)
  • SR  15 Nursing and Convalescent Homes; Congregate Care and Group Care; Orphanages
  • SR  16 Animal Kennels
  • SR  17 Automobile Rental or Leasing; Automobile Sales (New and Used); Farm Machinery Sales and Service; Mobile Home Sales and Service; Motorcycle Sales and Service; Recreational Vehicle Sales and Service
  • SR  18 Automobile Storage; Automobile Towing & Storage; Automobile Wrecking or Junk Yards; Salvage Yards, Scrap Processing; Refuse and Raw Material Hauling
  • SR  19 Recreational Vehicle Parks or Campsites
  • SR  20 Service Stations (includes the screened storage of inoperable vehicles)
  • SR  21 Taxi Terminals
  • SR  22 Builders Supply Dealers
  • SR  23 Airports or Air Transportation Facilities
  • SR  24 Ammunition, Small Arms
  • SR  25 Asphalt Plants
  • SR  26 Landfill, Building Debris, Private
  • SR  27 Landfill, Sanitary, Private
  • SR  28 Mining and Quarrying
  • SR  29 Petroleum and Related Products (Wholesale or Manufacturing)
  • SR  30 Pottery and Related Products
  • SR  31 Water Treatment Plants, Non-Governmental Public; Sewage Treatment Plants, Non-Governmental Public
  • SR  32 Wireless Telecommunication Towers and Facilities
  • SR  33 Adult Oriented Business
  • SR  34  Temporary Events and Structures
  • SR  35 Restaurants (with/without drive through)
  • SR  36 Hotels and Motels
  • SR  37 Traditional Neighborhood Development
  • SR  38 Bars and Nightclubs
  • SR  39 “Big Box” Retail & Shopping
  • SR  40 Residential District: Single Family Attached Housing (R-AH)
  • SR  41 Wind and Solar Energy Systems
  • SR  42 Electronic Gaming Operations (Repealed 3/24/15)

ARTICLE VII AREA, YARD AND HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS

ARTICLE VIII OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING

  • Section 8.1   Purpose
  • Section 8.2   Applicability
  • Section 8.3   General Standards
  • Section 8.4   Minimum Off-Street Parking Standards
  • Section 8.5   Maximum Parking Standards
  • Section 8.6   Alternative Parking Standards
  • Section 8.7   Shared Parking
  • Section 8.8   Compact Spaces
  • Section 8.9   Cross Access Required
  • Section 8.10 Pedestrian Pathways
  • Section 8.11 Mimimum Dimensional Standards for Parking Spaces
  • Section 8.12 Stacking Spaces for Drive Thru and Related Uses
  • Section 8.13 Off-Street Loading Standards
  • Section 8.14 On-Street Parking
  • Section 8.15 Deferred Parking
  • Section 8.16 Off-Street Parking and Loading

ARTICLE IX SIGNS

  • Section  9.1   General Provisions
  • Section  9.2   In General
  • Section  9.3   Determination of Sign Copy Area
  • Section  9.4   Determination of Sign Height
  • Section  9.5   Determination of Sign Setback; Freestanding Sign Setback
  • Section  9.6   Protection Under First Amendment Rights
  • Section  9.7   Changeable Copy
  • Section  9.8   Illuminated Signs
  • Section  9.9   Master or Common Sinage Plan
  • Section  9.10 Zoning Compliance Certificate Required
  • Section  9.11 Construction Standards
  • Section  9.12 Maintenance Required
  • Section  9.13 Dangerous or Unsafe Signs
  • Section  9.14 Removal of Discontinued Signs
  • Section  9.15 Removal & Disposal of Signs in Right –of-Way
  • Section  9.16 Signs Expressly Prohibited
  • Section  9.17 Signs Permitted without A Zoning Compliance Certificate
  • Section  9.18 Signs Permitted with a Zoning Compliance Certificate in All Zoning Districts
  • Section  9.19 Signs for Permitted Non-Residential Uses Permitted in Residential Districts
  • Section  9.20 Signs Permitted in O&I, B-1, B-2, M-1 and M-2 Zoning Districts
  • Section  9.21 Signs Permitted By Special Permit
  • Section  9.22 Enforcement
  • Section  9.23 Outdoor Advertising (Billboard) Signs Prohibited
  • Section  9.24 Signs for Multiple Establishments on a Single Parcel or Parcels Under Single Ownership

ARTICLE  X BUFFERING AND LANDSCAPING REQUIREMENTS

  • Section 10.1   Purpose of Buffering Requirements
  • Section 10.2   Buffering Between Zoning Districts and/or Uses
  • Section 10.3   Buffering for the Business District
  • Section 10.4   Buffering Off-Street Parking Areas
  • Section 10.5   Protection of Existing Trees in Required Buffer Strips
  • Section 10.6   Maintenance and Buffering
  • Section 10.7   Protection of Existing Trees in Required Buffer Strips
  • Section 10.8   Maintenance
  • Section 10.9   Obstructions Prohibited
  • Section 10.10 Guarantee in Lieu of Immediate Installation of Landscaping and Screening Materials
  • Section 10.11 Screening of Dumpsters
  • Section 10.12 Screening of HVAC
  • Section 10.13 List of Recommended Tree Species for Planting

ARTICLE XI TREE PRESERVATION, PROTECTION, AND   REFORESTATION

  • Section 11.1   Purpose
  • Section 11.2   Applicability
  • Section 11.3   Exemptions
  • Section 11.4   Criteria for Determining Monumental Trees and Stands
  • Section 11.5   Minimum Tree Density Requirements
  • Section 11.6   Application Requirements
  • Section 11.7   Tree survey Inspection
  • Section 11.8   Tree Protection Plan – Documents Required
  • Section 11.9   Tree Replacement Plan – Standards and Revegetation
  • Section 11.10 Permit Procedures
  • Section 11.11 Removal of Trees – Conditions and Exceptions
  • Section 11.12 Tree Protection During Construction
  • Section 11.13 Emergencies
  • Section 11.14 Calculating Tree Density
  • Section 11.15 Unacceptable Replacement Trees
  • Section 11.16 Unauthorized Tree Removal

ARTICLE XII   REMOVAL AND DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED, NUISANCE AND JUNKED MOTOR VEHICLES

  • Section 12.1   Administration
  • Section 12.2   Definitions
  • Section 12.3   Abandoned Vehicle Unlawful; Removal Authorized
  • Section 12.4   Nuisance Vehicle Unlawful; Removal Authorized
  • Section 12.5   Junked Motor Vehicle Regulated; Removal Authorized
  • Section 12.6   Removal of abandoned, nuisance, or junked motor vehicles; pre- towing notice requirements.
  • Section 12.7   Exceptions to the prior notice requirement.
  • Section 12.8   Removal of vehicles; post towing requirements.
  • Section 12.9   Right to probable cause hearing before sale or final disposition of vehicle.
  • Section 12.10 Redemption of vehicle during proceedings.
  • Section 12.11 Sale and disposition of unclaimed vehicles.
  • Section 12.12 Conditions on removal of vehicles from private property.
  • Section 12.13 Protection against civil or criminal liability.
  • Section 12.14 Exceptions.
  • Section 12.15 Unlawful removal of impounded vehicle.

ARTICLE XIII NON-CONFORMIING SITUATIONS

  • Section 13.1   Continuation of Non-Conforming Situations
  • Section 13.2   On-Conforming Lots of Record
  • Section 13.3   Extensions or Enlargement of Non-conforming Situations
  • Section 13.4   Reconstruction Prohibited
  • Section 13.5   Change in Kind of Non-Conforming Use
  • Section 13.6   Replacement of Non-Conforming Mobile Homes
  • Section 13.7   Discontinuance of Non-Conforming Uses
  • Section 13.8   Discontinuance of Non-Conforming Adult Oriented Business
  • Section 13.9   Non-Conforming Signs
  • Section 13.9.1 Conformance Required
  • Section 13.9.2 Regulations of Non-Conforming Signs
  • Section 13.9.3 Illumination of Signs for Illegal Non-Conforming Uses
  • Section 13.9.4 Damaged or Deteriorated Non-Conforming Signs
  • Section 13.9.5 Maintenance of Non-Conforming Signs
  • Section 13.9.6 Discontinuance of Certain Non-Conforming Signs

ARTICLE XIV BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

  • Section 14.1   Establishment of Board of Adjustment
  • Section 14.2   Proceedings of the Board of Adjustment
  • Section 14.3   Appeals, Hearings and Notices
  • Section 14.4   Stay of Proceedings
  • Section 14.5   Powers and Duties of the Board of Adjustment
  • Section 14.6   Appeals from the Board of Adjustment

ARTICLE XV AMENDMENT PROCEDURES: CONDITIONAL USES DISTRICTS; SPECIAL USE PERMITS

  • Section 15.1   General
  • Section 15.2   Amendment Initiation
  • Section 15.3   Submittal
  • Section 15.4   Planning Board Action
  • Section 15.5   City Council Action
  • Section 15.6   Protest Petition
  • Section 15.7   Special Provisions for Conditional Use Districts and Conditional Use Permits
  • Section 15.8   Maximum Number of Applicants
  • Section 15.9   Special Uses
  • Section 15.10 Small Scale Rezonings

ARTICLE XVI ADMINISTRATION, ENFORCEMENT, VIOLATIONS  AND PENALTIES

  • Section 16.1    Zoning Administrator
  • Section 16.2    Zoning Permit
  • Section 16.2.1 Application Procedures
  • Section 16.2.2 Right of Appeal
  • Section 16.3    Technical Review Committee (TRC)
  • Section 16.3.1 TRC Membership
  • Section 16.3.2 TRC Chair
  • Section 16.3.3 TRC Meetings
  • Section 16.3.4 Powers and Duties
  • Section 16.3.5 Appeal of TRC Decision
  • Section 16.4    Zoning Permit with Vested Rights
  • Section 16.4.1 Violations
  • Section 16.4.2 Other Ordinances Apply
  • Section 16.4.3 Changes or Amendments
  • Section 16.4.4 Status at Expiration of Terms
  • Section 16.4.5 Annexation Declaration
  • Section 16.5    Duties of Zoning Administrator, Board of Adjustment, Courts and City Council
    to Matters of Appeal
  • Section 16.6    Violations; Remedies
  • Section 16.7    Inspection and Investigation
  • Section 16.8    Enforcement Procedure
  • Section 16.9    Penalties for Violation

ARTICLE XVII GENERAL LEGAL PROVISIONS

 

  • Section 17.1   Interpretation, Purpose, Conflict
  • Section 17.2   Repeal and Reenactment of Existing Zoning Ordinances
  • Section 17.3   Effects Upon Outstanding Building Permits; Conditional/Special Use Permits; Zoning Permits;
    and Zoning Permits With Vested Rights
  • Section 17.4   Definitions
  • Section 17.5   Validity
  • Section 17.6   Effective Date

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