Village Zoning Table of Contents

Adopted 2003-Revised 2010

Section 101
Title and Purpose
101.01
Title
1
101.02
Purpose
1
101.03
Interpretation
1
Section 102
Interpretation and Definitions
102.01
Interpretation of Terms or Words
2
102.02
Definitions
2
 
Illustration A: Yard Illustrations & Building Setbacks
29
 
Illustration B: Zero Lot Lines
30
Section 103
General Regulations
103.01
Purpose
26
103.02
Conformance Required
26
103.03
General Lot Area Regulations
26
103.04
General Yard Requirements
27
103.05
Rear Houses
28
103.06
Building Regulations
28
103.07
Private Swimming Pools
30
103.08
Animal Regulations
31
103.09
Residential Driveway Regulations
31
103.10
Accessory Building/Uses
31
Section 104
Landscaping Requirements
104.01
Landscaping Requirements
33
104.02
Special Exceptions
33
104.03
Screening of Service Courts, Storage Areas, and Loading Docks.
34
104.04
Screening of Trash Container Receptacles.
34
104.05
Interior Parking Area Landscaping.
34
104.06
Plant Material Specifications.
35
104.07
Screening of Exterior Mechanical Equipment.
36
104.08
Maintenance and Replacement Requirements.
36
Section 105
Communication Towers and Antennas
105.01
Purpose.
37
105.02
Communication Towers for Private Reception of TV and Radio Signals
37
105.03
Communication Towers and Antennas Permitted in All Zoning Districts
37
105.04
Communication Towers and Antennas Permitted in Industrial Zoning Districts.
38
105.05
Communication Towers and Antennas Conditionally Permitted in Zoning Districts.
39
105.06
Conditional Use Standards for Communication Towers and Antennas.
40
105.07
Obsolete or Unused Towers.
41
Section 106
Flood Hazard Areas
106.01
Statutory authorization; findings of fact; purpose; methods of reducing flood losses
1
106.02
Definitions
2
106.03
General Provisions
2
106.04
Administration
3
106.05
Flood Damage Prevention
4
106.06
Variance procedure
5
106.07
General standards for flood hazard reduction.
7
106.08
Specific standards
9
106.09
Floodways
11
106.99
Penalty
11
Section 107
Alternate Energy Systems
107.01
Purpose
66
107.02
Definitions
66
107.03
Regulations – Wind Energy Conservation Systems
66
107.04
Regulations – Solar Energy Systems
66
Section 201
Establishment of Districts
201.01
Purpose
1
201.02
Districts
1
201.03
Zoning Map
1
201.04
Interpretation of District Boundaries
1
Section 301
R-1 Single-Family Low Density Residential District
301.01
Purpose
1
301.02
Permitted Uses
1
301.03
Conditionally Permitted Uses
2
301.04
Building Height Limit
6
301.05
Required Lot Area
6
301.06
Yards Required
6
301.07
Percentage of Lot Coverage
6
301.08
Permitted Signs
6
301.09
Off-Street Parking and Loading
6
301.10
Dwelling Requirements
6
301.11
Certificate of Occupancy
6
Section 302
R-2 Single-Family Low Density Residential District
302.01
Purpose
7
302.02
Permitted Uses
7
302.03
Conditionally Permitted Uses
8
302.04
Building Height Limit
8
302.05
Required Lot Area
8
302.06
Yards Required
8
302.07
Percentage of Lot Coverage
9
302.08
Permitted Signs
9
302.09
Off-Street Parking and Loading
9
302.10
Dwelling Requirements
9
302.11
Certificate of Occupancy
9
Section 303
R-3 Two-Family Residential District
303.01
Purpose
10
303.02
Permitted Uses
10
303.03
Conditionally Permitted Uses
11
303.04
Building Height Limit
11
303.05
Required Lot Area
11
303.06
Yards Required
12
303.07
Percentage of Lot Coverage
12
303.08
Permitted Signs
12
303.09
Off-Street Parking and Loading
12
303.10
Dwelling Requirements
12
303.11
Submission of Plans
12
303.12
Certificate of Occupancy
12
Section 304
R-4 Multiple-Family Residence District
304.01
Purpose
13
304.02
Permitted Uses
13
304.03
Conditionally Permitted Uses
14
304.04
Building Height Limit
14
304.05
Exceptions of Height Limits
14
304.06
Required Lot Area/Lot Width
15
304.07
Required Yards
15
304.08
Minimum Gross Floor Area Per Dwelling Unit
15
304.09
Accessory Structures
16
304.10
Corner Lots
16
304.11
Percentage of Lot Coverage
16
304.12
Minimum Livable Open Space
16
304.13
Minimum Recreation Space
16
304.14
Distance Between Buildings on the Same Lot
17
304.15
Required Court Dimensions
17
304.16
Permitted Signs
17
304.17
Off-Street Parking and Loading
17
304.18
Dwelling Requirements
17
304.19
Submission of Plans
17
304.20
Certificate of Occupancy
17
Section 401
GB-1 General Business District
401.01
Purpose
1
401.02
Permitted Uses
1
401.03
Conditionally Permitted Uses
3
401.04
Building Height Limit
4
401.05
Required Lot Area
4
401.06
Lot Width
9
401.07
Yards Required
9
401.08
Percentage of Lot Coverage
9
401.09
Permitted Signs
10
401.10
Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements
10
401.11
Submission of Plans
10
401.12
Certificate of Occupancy
10
Section 402
CB-1 Central Business District
402.01
Purpose
11
402.02
Permitted Uses
11
402.03
Conditional Uses
14
402.04
Building Height Limit
14
402.05
Required Lot Area
14
402.06
Lot Width
15
402.07
Building Setback
15
402.08
Side Yard
15
402.09
Rear Yard
15
402.10
Building Area
15
402.11
Permitted Signs
15
402.12
Percentage of Lot Coverage
15
402.13
Submission of Plans
15
402.14
Certificate of Occupancy
15
Section 501
LI-1 Light Industrial District
501.01
Purpose
1
501.02
Permitted Uses
1
501.03
Conditional Use
5
501.04
Building Height
5
501.05
Lot Area, Width, and Yard Requirements
5
501.06
Permitted Signs
6
501.07
Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements
7
501.08
Percentage of Lot Coverage
7
501.09
Submission of Plans
7
501.10
Certificate of Occupancy
7
Section 502
GI-I General Industrial District
502.01
Purpose
8
502.02
Permitted Uses
8
502.03
Conditional Uses
11
502.04
Accessory Uses
12
502.05
Building Height
12
502.06
Lot Area, Width and Yard Requirements
12
502.07
Permitted Signs
13
502.08
Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements
13
502.09
Percentage of Lot Coverage
13
502.10
Submission of Plans
13
502.11
Certificate of Occupancy
13
Section 601
ID-1 Institutional Development District
601.01
Purpose
1
601.02
Permitted Uses
1
601.03
Lot Area, Width and Yard Requirements
2
601.04
Permitted Signs
3
601.05
Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements
3
601.06
Submission of Plans
3
601.07
Certificate of Occupancy
3
Section 701
Planned Unit Development District Regulations
701.01
Planned Unit Development Regulations
1
701.02
Purpose
1
701.03
Location of Planned Unit Development Areas
1
701.04
PUD District Uses
2
701.05
Minimum Land Requirements/Densities
2
701.06
Common Area Requirements
2
701.07
Open Space Requirements
3
701.08
Amenities
3
701.09
Property Owner's Association
3
701.10
Utility Requirements
3
701.11
Signs
3
701.12
Peripheral Setbacks and Perimeter Requirements
3
701.13
PUD Lot Requirements
4
701.14
Certificate of Occupancy
4
701.15
Standards for Public Improvements
4
701.16
Inspection of Public Improvements
4
Section 801
Transitional Use District
801.01
District Regulations
1
801.02
Purpose
1
801.03
Location of Transitional Use District
1
801.04
Permitted Uses
2
801.05
Building Height Requirements
2
801.06
Building Height Exceptions
2
801.07
Required Lot Area
3
801.08
Required Yards
3
801.09
Lot Coverage Requirements
4
801.10
Permitted Signs
4
801.11
Off-Street Parking and Loading
4
801.12
Certificate of Occupancy
4
801.13
Submission of Plans
4
Section 802
Dispersing Sexually Oriented Businesses
802.01
Purpose and Findings
5
802.02
Location of Sexually Oriented Businesses
7
Section 901
Signs
901.01
Purpose
1
901.02
Definitions
4
901.03
General Sign Requirements Applicable for All Districts
12
901.04
Residential Districts
15
901.05
Multi-family Residential District
18
901.06
Central Business District
23
901.07
Industrial District
30
901.08
Institutional and Public Uses
36
901.09
Signs Exempt from Regulation
36
901.10
Holiday Signs and Decorations
36
901.11
Prohibited Signs
37
901.12
Design, Construction and Maintenance
39
901.13
Signs not to Constitute Traffic Hazard
41
901.14
Signs in Public Right-of-Way
41
901.15
Permits
42
901.16
Nonconforming Signs
46
901.17
Violations and Enforcements
46
901.18
Amortization
51
Section 902
Off-Street Parking and Loading Facilities
902.01
General Requirements
55
902.02
Parking Space Dimensions
56
902.03
Loading Space Requirements and Dimensions
56
902.04
Paving – Concrete or Asphalt
56
902.05
Drainage
56
902.06
Maintenance
56
902.07
Lighting
56
902.08
Location of Parking Spaces
56
902.09
Screening and/or Landscaping, Parking Area Capacity
57
902.10
Required Trash Areas
57
902.11
Disabled Vehicles
57
902.12
Minimum Distance and Setbacks
57
902.13
Joint Use
58
902.14
Wheel Blocks
58
902.15
Width of Driveways
58
902.16
Access
58
902.17
Directional Signs
58
902.18
Striping
58
902.19
Parking Space Requirements
59
902.20
Parking Islands
61
902.21
General Interpretations
61
Section 1001
Administration-Enforcement
1001.01
Zoning Permits Required
1
1001.02
Contents of Application for Zoning Permits
1
1001.03
Approval of Zoning Permit
2
1001.04
Submission to State Highway Director
2
1001.05
Expiration of Zoning Permit
3
1001.06
Certificate of Occupancy
3
1001.07
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy
3
1001.08
Record of Certificates of Occupancy
3
1001.09
Failure to Obtain a Zoning Permit or Certificate of Occupancy
4
1001.10
Construction and Use of to be as Provided in Applications, Plans, Permits, and Certificates
4
1001.11
Complaints Regarding Violations
4
1001.12
Schedule of Fees, Charges, and Expenses
4
1001.13
General
4
Section 1002
Amendments
1002.01
Initiation of Zoning Amendments
5
1002.02
Contents of Application
5
1002.03
Transmittal to Planning Commission
6
1002.04
Submission to State Highway Director
6
1002.05
Public Hearing by Planning Commission
6
1002.06
Notice of Public Hearing in the Newspaper
6
1002.07
Notice to Property Owners
7
1002.08
Recommendations by Planning Commission
7
1002.09
Public Hearing by Council
7
1002.10
Notice of Public Hearing in the Newspaper
7
1002.11
Notice to Property Owners by Village Council
7
1002.12
Action by Council
8
1002.13
Effective Date of Referendum
8
Section 1003
Zoning Board of Appeals
1003.01
Purpose
9
1003.02
Organization and Procedure
9
1003.03
Governing Guidelines
11
1003.04
Jurisdiction and Powers
11
1003.05
Procedure and Requirements for Appeals and Variances
12
1003.06
Appeals
12
1003.07
Schedule of Fees, Charges and Expenses
12
1003.08
Stay of Proceedings
13
1003.09
Variances
13
1003.10
Application and Standards for Variances
13
1003.11
Guidelines for Granting Variances
14
1003.12
Conditions Imposed by the Board
15
1003.13
Lapses of Variances
16
1003.14
Public Hearing by the Board of Zoning Appeals
16
1003.15
Notice of Public Hearing in Newspapers
16
1003.16
Notice to Parties in Interest
16
1003.17
Decisions of the Board
17
Section 1004
Conditional Uses
1004.01
Procedure and Requirements for Conditional Uses.
18
1004.02
Contents of Application for Conditional Use.
18
1004.03
General Standards Applicable
20
1004.04
Supplementary Conditions and Safeguards
20
1004.05
Planning Commission Review and Comment
20
1004.06
Notice of Public Hearing in Newspaper
20
1004.07
Notice to Parties in Interest
20
1004.08
Expiration of Conditional Use Permit.
20
1004.09
Decisions of the Board
21
1004.10
Duties of Responsible Authority, Zoning Board
21
1004.11
of Appeals, Council and Courts on Matters of Appeal
21
1004.12
Appeal to Courts
21
Section 1005
Non-Conforming Uses
1005.01
Procedure and Requirements for Non-Conforming Uses
22
Section 1006
Site Plan Review
1006.01
Conditions for Review
24
1006.02
Procedure for Site Plan Review
24
1006.03
Access Control Requirements
32
1006.04
Traffic Impact Study
32
1006.05
Enforcement
33
Section 1007
Penalties for Violations
1007.01
Penalties for Violation
34
1007.02
Civil Action
34
1007.03
Remedies Cumulative
34
Section 1101
Miscellaneous Provisions
1101.01
Interpretation
1
1101.02
Validity
1
1101.03
Effective Date
1
1101.04
Repeal
1

 

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