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Zoning Ordinance 

As amended through June 18, 2013

  - Zoning Ordinance (LARGE PDF / 332 pgs / 8.8 MB)

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       OTC* updates from ZA13-0002 - ORD 13-09-49

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Summary of Amendments 

Section 1.

General Provisions

9

1.01.

Enacting Clause

10

1.02.

Purpose

10

1.03.

Zoning District Map

10

1.04.

Zoning District Boundaries

12

1.05.

Compliance Required / Interpretation / Rules of Construction

13

1.06.

Nonconforming Uses and Structures

15

Section 2.

Zoning Districts

19

2.01.

Zoning Districts Established

20

2.02.

Equivalency Table

21

2.03.

Residential Zoning Districts

AG           Agricultural

RE           Residential Estate

SF-16      Single-Family-16

SF-12.5   Single-Family-1.5

SF-10      Single-Family-10

SF-8.5     Single-Family-8.5

SF-7        Single-Family-7

OTR         Original Town Residential

PH           Patio Home

2F           Two-Family (Duplex)

TH           Townhome

MF-15      Multi-Family-15

MF-19      Multi-Family-19

MH          Manufactured Home

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2.04.

Nonresidential Zoning Districts

 

O-1          Office-1

O-2          Office-2

R             Retail

OTC         Original Town Commercial

H             Highway

C-1          Commercial-1

C-2          Commercial-2

IT            Information & Technology

I              Industrial

 

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2.05.

Special Zoning Districts

 

PD            Planned Development

SUP          Specific Use Permits

HL            Historic Landmark

PRO          Preston Road Overlay

TO           Tollway Overlay

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2.06.

Development Standards Tables

 

Residential Districts

Non-Residential Districts

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Section 3.

Land Uses

87

3.01.

Use of Land and Buildings

88

3.02.

 

Use Chart

89

Section 4.

Site Development Requirements

115

4.01.

Tree Preservation Requirements

116

4.02.

Landscape Requirements

122

4.03.

Screening Standards

135

4.04.

Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements

147

4.05.

Lighting Standards

159

4.06.

Accessory Structure Standards

166

4.07.

Supplementary Regulations

172

4.08.

Nonresidential Development Standards

190

4.09.

Nonresidential Design Standards

193

4.10.

Residential Cluster Development Option

197

4.11.

Voluntary Buffer Areas for Creeks and Tributaries

202

4.12.

Multifamily Development Standards

205

4.13.

Usable Open Space Requirements

212

Section 5.

Development Review Bodies

217

5.01.

Director of Development Services

218

5.02.

Planning & Zoning Commission

221

5.03.

City Council

222

5.04.

Board of Adjustment

223

  

Section 6.

Development Review Procedures

227

6.01.

Zoning Upon Annexation

228

6.02.

Platting Property Not Zoned

229

6.03.

Creation of Building Site

230

6.04.

Certificates of Occupancy and Compliance

231

6.05.

Site Plan Requirements

232

6.06.

Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance / Districts and Administrative Procedures

241

6.07.

Vesting and Complete Application Requirements

245

6.08.

Dormant Development Projects / Expired Projects

248

6.09.

Variance Procedures

249

6.10.

Special Exception for Building Official Error

250

6.11.

Amortization of Nonconforming Uses

251

6.12.

Reinstatement of Nonconforming Rights

253

6.13.

Landscape Plan Review

254

6.14.

Planned Development (PD) Application and Review

255

6.15.

 

Specific Use Permit (SUP) Application and Review

261

6.16.

Façade Plan Review

263

6.17.

Historic Landmark Procedures

265

6.18.

Alternative Compliance Standards

267

6.19.

Appeals and the Appeal Process

268

   

Section 7.

Definitions

273

7.01.

Terms and Words Defined

274

Section 8.

Administrative Clauses

313

8.01.

Savings / Repealing

314

8.02.

Penalty for Violations

314

8.03.

Severability

314

8.04.

Estoppel / Waiver

314

8.05.

Publication

315

Section 9.

Appendices

317

9.01.

Illustrations

318

9.02.

Planned Development List

328

9.03.

Specific Use Permits

328

9.04.

Historic Landmark Designations

328

9.05.

Conversion Chart for Ordinance Nos. 93-07-11 and 00-11-01

329

9.06.

Downtown Architectural Design Standards;
OTC & OTR

331

9.07.

Form Based Codes Manual

332

 

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