Zoning Ordinance - Chapter 205

Article I.


General Provisions (PDF)
  • § 205-1. Title
  • § 205-2. Jurisdiction
  • § 205-3. Purpose
  • § 205-4. Consistency with Comprehensive Development Plan
  • § 205-5. Conflicting provisions
  • § 205-6. Relief from other provisions
  • § 205-7. (Reserved)
  • § 205-8. (Reserved)

Article II.


Development Definitions (PDF)
  • § 205-9. Purpose
  • § 205-10. General construction of language
  • § 205-11. Definition of general terms
  • § 205-12. (Reserved)
  • § 205-13. (Reserved)

Article III.


Use Types (PDF)
  • § 205-14. Purpose
  • § 205-15. Determinations
  • § 205-16. Agricultural use types
  • § 205-17. Residential use types
  • § 205-18. Civic use types
  • § 205-19. Office use types
  • § 205-20. Commercial use types
  • § 205-21. Parking use types
  • § 205-22. Industrial use types
  • § 205-23. Transportation use types
  • § 205-24. Miscellaneous use types
  • § 205-25. (Reserved)
  • § 205-26. (Reserved)

Article IV.


Zoning District Regulations (PDF) 
Permitted Uses Table 205-38 (PDF)
  • § 205-27. Purpose
  • § 205-28. Establishment of districts
  • § 205-29. Applications of districts
  • § 205-30. Hierarchy
  • § 205-31. Development regulations
  • § 205-32. Zoning Map
  • § 205-33. Interpretation of district boundaries
  • § 205-34. Vacation of streets and alleys
  • § 205-35. Zoning on additions to the extraterritorial jurisdiction
  • § 205-36. Required Conformance
  • § 205-37. Required Frontage
  • § 205-38. Use Matrix: Levels of Permitted Uses
  • § 205-39. Guide to Site Development Regulators
  • § 205-40. (Reserved)
  • § 205-41. (Reserved)

Article V.


AG Agricultural District (PDF)
  • § 205-42. Purpose
  • § 205-43. Site development regulations
  • § 205-44. (Reserved)
  • § 205-45. (Reserved)

Article VI.


RE Residential Estates District (PDF)
  • § 205-46. Purpose
  • § 205-47. Site Development regulations
  • § 205-48. (Reserved)
  • § 205-49. (Reserved)

Article VII.


R-1 Single-Family Residential (Low Density) (PDF)
  • §205-50. Purpose
  • §205-51. Site development regulations
  • §205-52. Zero Lot Line or Single-Family Attached Development
  • §205-53. (Reserved)
  • §205-54. (Reserved)

Article VIII.


R-2 Single-Family Residential (Medium Density) (PDF)
  • § 205-55. Purpose
  • § 205-56. Site development regulations
  • § 205-57. Zero Lot Line or Single-Family Attached Development
  • § 205-58. (Reserved)
  • § 205-59. (Reserved)

Article IX.


R-3 Urban Family Residential (PDF)
  • § 205-60. Purpose
  • § 205-61. Site development regulations
  • § 205-62. Zero Lot Line or Single-Family Attached Development
  • § 205-63. (Reserved)
  • § 205-64. (Reserved)

Article X.


R-4 Multiple-Family Residential (PDF)
  • § 205-65. Purpose
  • § 205-66. Site development regulations
  • § 205-67. Zero Lot Line or Single-Family Attached Development
  • § 205-68. (Reserved)
  • § 205-69. (Reserved)

Article XI.


MH Mobile Home Residential District (PDF)
  • § 205-70. Purpose
  • § 205-71. Site development regulations
  • § 205-72. Zero Lot Line or Single-Family Attached Development
  • § 205-73. Regulations for mobile home parks in the MH District
  • § 205-74. Regulations for mobile home subdivisions in the MH District
  • § 205-75. (Reserved)
  • § 205-76. (Reserved)

Article XII.


O Office District (PDF)
  • § 205-77. Purpose
  • § 205-78. Site development regulations
  • § 205-79. Zero Lot Line or Single-Family Attached Development
  • § 205-80. (Reserved)
  • § 205-81. (Reserved)

Article XIII.


LC Limited Commercial District (PDF)
  • § 205-82. Purpose
  • § 205-83. Site development regulations
  • § 205-84. Zero Lot Line or Single-Family Attached and Townhouse Residential Development
  • § 205-85. Special standards in the LC District
  • § 205-86. (Reserved)
  • § 205-87. (Reserved)

Article XIV.


CC Community Commercial District (PDF)
  • § 205-88. Purpose
  • § 205-89. Site development regulations
  • § 205-90. Special standards in the CC District
  • § 205-91. (Reserved)
  • § 205-92. (Reserved)

Article XV.


GC General Commercial District (PDF)
  • § 205-93. Purpose
  • § 205-94. Site development regulations
  • § 205-95. (Reserved)
  • § 205-96. (Reserved)

Article XVI.


CBD Central Business District (PDF)
  • § 205-97. Purpose
  • § 205-98. Site development regulations
  • § 205-99. Special use permit process
  • § 205-100 (Reserved)
  • § 205-101 (Reserved)

Article XVII.


LI Limited Industrial District (PDF)
  • § 205-102. Purpose
  • § 205-103. Site development regulations
  • § 205-104. (Reserved)
  • § 205-105. (Reserved)

Article XVIII.


GI General Industrial District (PDF)
  • § 205-106. Purpose
  • § 205-107. Site development regulations
  • § 205-108. (Reserved)
  • § 205-109. (Reserved)

Article XIX.


Concordance between Comprehensive Development Plan and Land Use Categories and Zoning Districts (PDF)
  • § 205-110. General purpose
  • § 205-111. Comprehensive Plan Land Use Categories and Corresponding Zoning Districts
  • § 205-112. (Reserved)
  • § 205-113. (Reserved)

Article XX.


Special and Overlay Districts (PDF)
  • § 205-114. General purpose
  • § 205-115. (Reserved)

Article XXI.


Downtown Overlay District (PDF)
  • § 205-116. Purpose
  • § 205-117. Area of Application
  • § 205-118. Site Development Regulations
  • § 205-119. Existing Single-Family Residential Uses on Limited Commercial Lots
  • § 205-120. (Reserved)

Article XXII.


MU Mixed Use District (PDF)
  • § 205-121. Purpose
  • § 205-122. Permitted Uses
  • § 205-123. Site development regulations
  • § 205-124. Adoption of MU District
  • § 205-125. Amendment procedure
  • § 205-126. (Reserved)
  • § 205-127. (Reserved)

Article XXIII.


PUD Planned Unit Development Overlay District (PDF)
  • § 205-128. Purpose
  • § 205-129. PUD-1 and PUD-2 Districts
  • § 205-130. Criteria for Use
  • § 205-131. Permitted Uses
  • § 205-132. The PUD-1 (General PUD) District: Application Procedures
  • § 205-133. Planning Commission or City Council Initiated PUD-1 Districts
  • § 205-134. The PUD-2 (Specific PUD) District: Application Procedures
  • § 205-135. PUD Application Requirements Table
  • § 205-136. (Reserved)
  • § 205-137. (Reserved)

Article XXIV.


Reserved (PDF)
  • § 205-138. (Reserved)
  • § 205-139. (Reserved)
  • § 205-140. (Reserved)
  • § 205-141. (Reserved)

Article XXV.


ED Environmental Resources Overlay District (PDF)

  • § 205-142. Purpose
  • § 205-143. Procedure for adoption
  • § 205-144. Building Permits
  • § 205-145. (Reserved)
  • § 205-146. (Reserved)

Article XXVI.


HD Historic Overlay District (PDF)

  • § 205-147. Purpose
  • § 205-148. Procedure for adoption
  • § 205-149. Building Permits
  • § 205-150. (Reserved)
  • § 205-151. (Reserved)

Article XXVII.


Floodplain/Floodway Overlay District (PDF)
  • § 205-152. Statutory Authorization
  • § 205-153. Purpose
  • § 205-154. Floodplain/Floodway Overlay Districts findings of fact
  • § 205-155. Floodplain and floodway permits and administration
  • § 205-156. Establishment of zoning districts
  • § 205-157. Standards for Floodway Overlay District and Floodplain Overlay District
  • § 205-158. Floodplain Overlay District regulations
  • § 205-159. Floodway Overlay Districts
  • § 205-160. Request for variances from district requirements
  • § 205-161. Zoning regulations for nonconforming uses
  • § 205-162. (Reserved)
  • § 205-163. (Reserved)

Article XXVIII


HOD Highway Overlay District (PDF)
  • § 205-164. Intent
  • § 205-165. Area of application
  • § 205-166. Criteria for application
  • § 205-167. Prohibited or conditional land uses
  • § 205-168. Mandatory Site Design Criteria
  • § 205-169. Discretionary Site Design Guidelines
  • § 205-170. Mandatory building design and material criteria
  • § 205-171. Discretionary building design and material criteria
  • § 205-172. Landscaping design criteria
  • § 205-173. Parking and vehicular use area
  • § 205-174. Fences
  • § 205-175. Design review process
  • § 205-176. (Reserved)

Article XXIX.


Design Guidelines (PDF)
  • § 205-177. Purpose
  • § 205-178. (Reserved)
  • § 205-179. (Reserved)

Article XXX.


Multi-Family Design Guidelines (PDF)
  • § 205-180. Purpose
  • § 205-181. Application
  • § 205-182. Site Design Guidelines
  • § 205-183. Building Design Guidelines
  • § 205-184. (Reserved)
  • § 205-185. (Reserved)

Article XXXI.


Civic, Commercial and Office Design Guidelines (PDF)
  • § 205-186. Purpose
  • § 205-187. Application
  • § 205-188. Site Design Guidelines
  • § 205-189. Building Design Guidelines
  • § 205-190. Accessory Structure Design Guidelines
  • § 205-191. (Reserved)

Article XXXII.


Industrial Design Guidelines (PDF)
  • § 205-192. Purpose
  • § 205-193. Application
  • § 205-194. Site Design Guidelines
  • § 205-195. Building Design Guidelines
  • § 205-196. Accessory Structure Design Guidelines
  • § 205-197. (Reserved)

Article XXXIII.


Supplemental Use Regulations (PDF)
  • § 205-198. Purpose
  • § 205-199. Agricultural uses
  • § 205-200. Residential uses
  • § 205-201. Civic uses
  • § 205-202. Commercial uses
  • § 205-203. Industrial uses
  • § 205-204. Performance standards for industrial uses
  • § 205-205. Maximum permitted sound levels adjacent to residential districts
  • § 205-206. Outdoor Lighting
  • § 205-207. Miscellaneous uses
  • § 205-208. Accessory uses
  • § 205-209. Outdoor storage outside of GI District
  • § 205-210. Temporary uses
  • § 205-211. Solar Energy Systems
  • § 205-212. (Reserved)
  • § 205-213. (Reserved)

Article XXXIV.


Supplemental Site Development Regulations (PDF)
  • § 205-214. Purpose
  • § 205-215. Setback adjustments
  • § 205-216. Height adjustments
  • § 205-217. Retaining walls
  • § 205-218. Fence regulations
  • § 205-219. Principal buildings
  • § 205-220. Accessory buildings and structures
  • § 205-221. Appeals [Amended October 6, 1998 by Ord. No. 1275]
  • § 205-222. (Reserved)
  • § 205-223. (Reserved)

Article XXXV.


Landscaping and Screening Regulations (PDF)
Recommended Plant Materials List (PDF)
  • § 205-224. Purpose
  • § 205-225. Applicability
  • § 205-226. Landscaping plan review procedure
  • § 205-227. Landscaping requirements
  • § 205-228. Landscaping materials and installations standards
  • § 205-229. Maintenance responsibility
  • § 205-230. Landscaping and screening condition alternative
  • § 205-231. Bufferyard provisions
  • § 205-232. Screening standards
  • § 205-233. Parking facility landscaping
  • § 205-234. Planting requirements
  • § 205-235. Tree replacement
  • § 205-236. General landscape provisions
  • § 205-237. (Reserved)
  • § 205-238. (Reserved)

Article XXXVI.


Off-Street Parking (PDF)
  • § 205-239. Purpose
  • § 205-240. General applications
  • § 205-241. Schedule of off-street parking requirements
  • § 205-242. Adjustment for Special Use Permits and Mixed Use Projects
  • § 205-243. Parking facility location
  • § 205-244. Parking for people with disabilities
  • § 205-245. Bicycle parking
  • § 205-246. Off-street parking design standards
  • § 205-247. Off-street loading
  • § 205-248. Stacking requirements for drive-through services
  • § 205-249. Parking for commercial, personal, and recreational vehicles
  • § 205-250. (Reserved)
  • § 205-251. (Reserved)
  • § 205-251. (Reserved)

Article XXXVII.


Signs (PDF)
  • § 205-253. Purpose
  • § 205-254. (Reserved)
  • § 205-255. General sign and street graphics regulations
  • § 205-256. Basic design elements for signs
  • § 205-257. Other design element
  • § 205-258. Specific regulations and application for zoning districts
  • § 205-259. Method of measurement for regulators
  • § 205-260. Permitted sign types by zoning districts
  • § 205-261. Auxiliary design elements
  • § 205-262. Maximum permitted sign area
  • § 205-263. Permitted signs by numbers, dimensions and location
  • § 205-264. General permit procedures
  • § 205-265. Nonconforming signs
  • § 205-266. (Reserved)
  • § 205-267. (Reserved)
  • § 205-268. (Reserved)

Article XXXVIII.

Wireless Telecommunications Facilities (PDF)
  • § 205-269. Purpose
  • § 205-270. Definitions
  • § 205-271. Overall policy and desired goals for permitting wireless telecommunications facilities
  • § 205-272. Exceptions from application requirements for wireless telecommunications facilities
  • § 205-273. Non-Commercial exclusions
  • § 205-274. Special use permit application and other requirements
  • § 205-275. Eligible facilities permit application and other requirements
  • § 205-276. Review and processing of special use permit and eligible facilities permit applications
  • § 205-277. Location of wireless telecommunications facilities
  • § 205-278. Shared use of wireless telecommunications facilities and other structures
  • § 205-279.  Setbacks
  • § 205-280. Visibility of wireless telecommunications facilities
  • § 205-281. Security of wireless telecommunications facilities
  • § 205-282. Signage for wireless telecommunications facilities
  • § 205-283. Inspection requirements after construction
  • § 205-284. Retention of expert assistance and reimbursement by applicant
  • § 205-285. Performance guaranty
  • § 205-286. Liability Insurance
  • § 205-287. Indemnification
  • § 205-288. Removal of wireless telecommunications facilities
  • § 205-289. Waiver
  • § 205-290. Adherence to City, State and Federal rules and regulations
  • § 205-291. (Reserved)
  • § 205-292. (Reserved)

Article XXXIX.


Nonconforming Development (PDF)

  • § 205-293. Purpose
  • § 205-294. Regulations additive
  • § 205-295. Nonconforming lots
  • § 205-296. Nonconforming structures
  • § 205-297. Nonconforming uses
  • § 205-298. (Reserved)
  • § 205-299. (Reserved)

Article XL.


Administration and Procedures (PDF)
  • § 205-300. Purpose
  • § 205-301. Site plan review procedure
  • § 205-302. Special use permit procedure
  • § 205-303. Amendment procedure
  • § 205-304. Extension of the extra-territorial jurisdiction
  • § 205-305. Building permits and zoning approvals
  • § 205-306. Schedule of fees, charges and expenses
  • § 205-307. Board of Adjustment
  • § 205-308. Powers and duties of Board of Adjustment
  • § 205-309. Appeals from Board of Adjustment
  • § 205-310. Duties of Planning Director, Board of Adjustment, City Council and Courts on matters of appeal
  • § 205-311. Complaints regarding violations
  • § 205-312. Violations and penalties