APPENDIX C – ZONING REGULATIONS

 


ARTICLE 1. TITLE AND INTENT. 1

1.         Title. 1

2.         Intent. 1

ARTICLE 2. RULES AND DEFINITIONS. 2

1.         Rules of Construction and Interpretation. 2

2.         Definitions. 3

ARTICLE 3. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 18

1.         Jurisdictional Area. 18

2.         Establishment of Districts. 18

3.         Zoning District Map. 18

4.         Rules Where Uncertainty May Arise. 18

5.         Exemptions. 19

6.         Application of Regulations. 19

7.         Annexed Land. 19

8.         Separability. 20

9.         Reservations and Repeals. 20

10.       Vested Rights. 20

ARTICLE 4. DISTRICT REGULATIONS. 22

“R-A” RURAL AGRICULTURE DISTRICT   (Ord. #2237) 22

“R-0” RESIDENTIAL SUBURBAN DISTRICT.. 22

“R-1” RESIDENTIAL - LOW DENSITY DISTRICT.. 23

“R-1A” RESIDENTIAL - MODERATE DENSITY DISTRICT  (Ord. 2107) 24

“R-2” RESIDENTIAL - MEDIUM DENSITY DISTRICT   25

“R-2A” RESIDENTIAL - HIGH DENSITY DISTRICT   26

“R-3” MULTIFAMILY DWELLING DISTRICT.. 26

“R-H” RESIDENTIAL - HISTORIC “OLD TOWN” DISTRICT   28

“C-1” BUSINESS - CENTRAL DISTRICT.. 30

“C-2” BUSINESS - GENERAL DISTRICT.. 32

“O-I” OFFICE - INSTITUTIONAL DISTRICT.. 33

“M-1” INDUSTRIAL - LIGHT DISTRICT.. 33

“M-2” INDUSTRIAL - HEAVY DISTRICT.. 35

“P-D” PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.. 36

“UDO” UPTOWN DE SOTO OVERLAY DISTRICT   (Ord. 2195) (Rev. Ord. 2205) 40

ARTICLE 5. SUPPLEMENTARY DISTRICT REGULATIONS  48

1.         Height Regulations. 48

2.         Yard Regulations. 48

3.         Accessory Structures and Uses. 49

4.         Use Limitations of Accessory Structures. 51

5.         Number of Structures and Uses on a Buildable Lot. 52

6.         Sight Triangle. 52

7.         Access to Business and Industrial Districts. 52

8.         Outdoor Seating within Rights-of-Way. 52

9.         Temporary Uses. 53

Permit Requirement, Duration and Frequency Table. 61

Temporary Use. 61

Approval 61

Application Fee Required. 61

Maximum Duration. 61

Maximum Frequency. 61

Fundraising or Non-Commercial Event 61

Admin  61

No  61

4 days  61

2 times per calendar year 61

Christmas Tree Sales and other Outdoor Seasonal Sale of Harvestable Goods Associated with Major Holidays  61

Admin  61

Yes  61

60 days. 61

2 times per calendar year 61

Outdoor Produce and Harvestable Goods. 61

Admin  61

Yes  61

March 1 to November 1. 61

- 61

Outdoor Seasonal Displays. 61

Admin  61

Yes  61

March 1 to November 1. 61

- 61

Promotional Activities or Devices. 61

Admin  61

Yes  61

10 days. 61

2 times per calendar year 61

On and Off-Site Construction Structures and Storage. 61

Admin  61

Yes  61

Duration of construction. 61

- 61

Real Estate Office. 61

Admin  61

Yes  61

Until the sale or lease of all dwelling units. 61

- 61

Recycling or Material Collection Vessels. 61

Admin  61

Yes  61

As approved. 61

As approved. 61

Camping Trailers and Recreational Vehicles. 61

Admin  61

Yes  61

7 days, with 7 day permitted extension. 61

3 times per calendar 61

Semi-Public Event 61

Admin  61

Yes  61

4 days  61

As Approved. 61

Emergency Relief Housing. 61

Gov  61

Yes  61

As approved. 61

- 61

Commercial Activities. 61

Gov  61

Yes  61

2 weeks. 61

As approved. 61

Public Events. 61

Gov  61

Yes  61

4 weeks. 61

As approved. 61

10.       Determination of Structure Setback Line. 62

11.       Fences. 63

12.       Home Occupations. 66

13.       Livestock and Animals. 68

14.       Wind Energy Conversion Systems (WECS). 68

15.       Solar Energy Conversion Systems. 68

16.       Retaining Walls. 69

17.       Shipping Containers. 70

18.       Land Disturbance and Grading. 72

ARTICLE 6. OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING REGULATIONS  74

1.         Applicability. 74

2.         General Provisions. 74

3.         Layout and Site Design Requirements. 74

4.         Required Spaces. 77

5.         Special Uses. 80

6.         Loading and Unloading Regulations. 80

ARTICLE 7. SIGN REGULATIONS. 81

1.         Statement of Purpose. 81

2.         Applicability. 81

3.         Master Signage Plan (Ord. 2213). 81

4.         Classification of Signs. 82

5.         General Standards. 86

6.         Exemptions. 90

7.         Prohibited Signs. 92

8.         Maintenance. 92

9.         Nonconforming Signs. 93

10.       Removal of Nonconforming Signs. 94

11.       Office Parks, Shopping Centers and Planned Districts. 94

12.       District Regulations: (Ord. 22348). 95

ARTICLE 8. LANDSCAPING, SCREENING AND BUFFERING   100

1.         Intent. 100

2.         Applicability and Exemptions. 100

3.         General Requirements. 100

4.         Landscape Plans. 102

5.         Landscaping, Screening and Buffering. 103

6.         Landscaping Material Standards. 108

7.         Installation and Maintenance Requirements. 110

8.         Alternative Compliance: 111

ARTICLE 9. NONCONFORMITIES. 112

1.         Authority to Continue. 112

2.         Ordinary Repair and Maintenance: 112

3.         Extension. 112

4.         Enlargement. 112

5.         Damage or Destruction. 112

6.         Moving. 113

7.         Change in Use. 113

8.         Abandonment or Discontinuance. 113

9.         Nonconforming Accessory Uses. 113

10.       Nonconforming Residential Uses. 113

11.       Nonconforming Uses. 114

ARTICLE 10. SPECIAL USE PERMITS. 115

1.         General Considerations. 115

2.         Procedures. 115

3.         Standards for Issuance of Special Use Permits. 116

4.         Additional Conditions for Particular Special Uses. 117

5.         Time Limit. 143

ARTICLE 11. SITE PLAN REVIEW... 144

1.         Intent. 144

2.         Applicability. 144

3.         Authority. 145

4.         Submission Requirements. 145

5.         Standard of Review. 147

6.         Development Standards, “Kill Creek Valley Overlay District”. 148

7.         Development Standards. 148

8.         Expiration of Site Plan:  (Ord. 2075) . 151

ARTICLE 12. BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS. 152

1.         Formation. 152

2.         Powers and Jurisdiction. 152

3.         Applications. 153

4.         Performance. 154

5.         Who May Appeal From the Board Decision. 155

ARTICLE 13. AMENDMENTS. 156

1.         Amendments to Change Zoning District Boundaries. 156

2.         Public Hearing. 156

3.         Public Notice. 156

4.         Table of Lesser Zoning District Classification. 157

5.         Adoption. 157

6.         Applications. 158

7.         Filing Fee. 158

8.         Adoption and Amendment of Comprehensive Plan and Other Actions of the Planning Commission. 158

9.         Comprehensive Plan. 158

10.       Public Facilities and Improvements. 159

11.       Matters to be Considered. 159

12.       Protest. 160

13.       Publication. 160

14.       Official Zoning Map. 160

ARTICLE 14. ADMINISTRATION.. 161

1.         Legislative and Quasi-Judicial Regulation of Land Use. 161

2.         Department of  Planning and Zoning. 161

3.         Applications. 161

4.         Building Permits. 162

ARTICLE 15. VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES. 164

1.         Violations. 164

2.         Enforcement and Remedies. 164

3.         Enforcement Procedures. 165

APPENDIX A. PERMITTED LAND USES BY ZONING DISTRICT  167

APPENDIX B. MULTI-FAMILY DESIGN GUIDELINES  176

(A)       INTRODUCTION. 176

(B)       PURPOSE. 176

(C)       PROCESS. 176

(D)       SITE PLAN. 177

(E)       DESIGN GUIDELINE IMPLEMENTATION. 177

(F)        EARNING DESIGN INCENTIVES. 177

(G)       MULTI-FAMILY DESIGN GUIDELINES. 178

(H)       REQUIRED SUPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FOR ZONING AND SITE PLAN APPLICATIONS. 179

(I)        DESIGN CRITERIA. 179

(J)        PROJECT EVALUATION FORM. 189

APPENDIX C. UPTOWN DE SOTO OVERLAY DISTRICT  190

APPENDIX D. LANDSCAPING DEFINITIONS AND GUIDELINES  192

I.          DEFINITIONS. 192

II.        PERIMETER PARKING LOT SCREENING EXAMPLES  193

III.       PLANT UNIT SCALE.. 194

IV.       TRANSITION BUFFERS. 195