DEVELOPMENT CODE

DEVELOPMENT CODE TABLE OF CONTENTS

This division includes the city zoning ordinance, development standards, and procedures for applications such as subdivisions, variances, and rezonings.

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1 - PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

1.1 – Title; Effective Date

1.2 – General Purpose and Authority

1.3 – Official Map of Zoning Districts

1.4 – Jurisdiction and Applicability

1.5 – Transitional Rules

1.6 – Previously Granted Variances and Conditional Uses

1.7 – Previously Approved Subdivisions

1.8 – Previously Issued Building Permits

1.9 – Severability

2 - DEFINITIONS AND RULES OF CONSTRUCTION

2.1 – General Rules of Construction

2.1 – General Rules of Construction

2.2 – Interpretation of District Boundaries

2.3 – Conflict or Inconsistency with Other Laws, Covenants, or Deed Restrictions

2.4 – Definitions

3 - DECISION MAKING AND ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES

3.1 – City Council

3.1 – City Council

3.2 – Planning Committee

3.3 – Staff Agencies

4 - BASE ZONING DISTRICTS AND PERMITTED USES

4.1 through 4.5 – General Provisions

4.3 – Tables of Uses

4.6 – Agriculture/Open Space

4.7 – Low Density Residential

4.8 – Medium Density Residential

4.9 – Mixed Use Residential

4.10 – Mixed Use Downtown

4.11 – Mixed Use Commercial Corridor

4.12 – Mixed Use Employment

4.13 – Mixed Use Activity Center

4.14 – Regional Commercial

4.15 – Industrial

4.16 – Development Standards Table

5 - OVERLAY DISTRICTS

5.1 – Purpose and Applicability

5.2 – Use Regulations

VIEW PERMITTED RESIDENTIAL USES IN MIXED USE DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

5.3 – Mixed Use Downtown Overlay District

VIEW HEIGHT AND AREA REGULATIONS FOR NON-RESIDENTIAL USES MIXED USE DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

VIEW MIXED USE DOWNTOWN OVERLAY

5.4 – Watershed or Drainage Basin Overlay District

5.5 – Joyner Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District – VIEW MAP

5.6 – Sharon Hills Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District – VIEW MAP

5.7 – Bel Air Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District – VIEW MAP

5.8 – West Jackson Neighborhood Redevelopment Overlay District –VIEW MAP

5.9 – Winfield Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District – VIEW MAP

5.10 – Historic Downtown Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District – VIEW MAP

5.11 – Belledeer Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District – VIEW MAP

6 - DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

6.1 – Purpose and Relationship to Comprehensive Plan

6.2 – General Provisions

6.3 – Development Design Standards

6.4 – Building Design Standards

6.5 – Transitional Features

6.6 – Open Space

6.7 – Stormwater Management

6.8 – Streets and Transportation

6.9 – Utilities

6.10 – Infill

7 - ACCESSORY AND TEMPORARY STRUCTURES AND USES

7.1 – Purpose of Accessory Structures and Uses

7.2 – Standards for Accessory Structures

7.3 – Review of Accessory Structures

7.4 – Accessory Dwelling Units

7.5 – Fences and Walls

7.6 – Swimming Pools

7.7 – Standards for Accessory Uses

7.8 – Temporary Structures, Uses, and Events

8 - OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING

8.1 – General

8.2 – Basic Standards

8.2 – Off-Street Parking Standards Table

8.3 – Improvement, Design and Location Standards

8.4 – Parking Space Dimensional Standards

8.5 – Lighting

8.6 – Prohibited Uses

8.7 – Off Street Loading

9 - LANDSCAPING AND BUFFERING

9.1 – General

9.2 – Landscape Design Principles

9.3 – Plant Types and Materials

9.4 – Landscape Plans

9.5 – Street Trees

9.6 – Screening

9.7 – Vehicular Use Area Landscaping

9.8 – Existing Vegetation Credits

9.9 – Project Boundary Buffers

9.10 – Riparian Buffers

9.11 – Tree Protection and Tree Coverage Preservation

9.12 – Installation and Maintenance

10 - SIGNS

10.1 – General

10.2 – Interpretations and Definitions

10.3 – Sign Standards

10.4 – Temporary Signs Allowed Without Permit

10.5 – Permanent Signs Allowed Without Permit

10.6 – Temporary Signs Requiring Permit

10.7 – Permanent Signs Requiring Permit

10.8 – Flexibility and Variances

10.9 – Prohibited Signs

10.10 – Abandoned Signs

11 - ADDITIONAL STANDARDS FOR CERTAIN PERMITTED USES

11.1 – Adult Entertainment Establishment

11.2 – Beer and Light Wine Sales

11.3 – Manufactured or Mobile Home Subdivision

11.4 – Telecommunications Tower

11.5 – Truck Stop

11.6 – Community Appearance and Property Maintenance Standards

11.7 – Subsurface Conditions

11.8 – Congregate Living Facilities

12 - APPLICATIONS AND PERMITS

12.1 – Interpretation

12.2 – Common Review Procedures

12.3 – Notice and Public Hearings

12.4 – Reserved

12.5 – Traffic Impact Analysis

12.6 – Transportation Special Use Permit

12.7 – Comprehensive Plan Adoption or Amendment

12.8 – Zoning Map Change

12.9 – Development Plan

12.10 – Subdivision

12.11 – Site Plan

12.12 – Compatible and Flexible Use

12.13 – Sign Permit

12.14 – Temporary Use Permit

12.15 – Home Occupation

12.16 – Variances and Administrative Adjustments

12.17 – Appeals

13 - ENFORCEMENT

13.1 – Purpose and Intent

13.2 – Violations

13.3 – Responsible Persons

13.4 – Enforcement

13.5 – Remedies and Penalties

14 - NONCONFORMITIES

14.1 – Purpose and Scope

14.2 – Nonconforming Uses

14.3 – Nonconforming Structures

14.4 – Nonconforming Lots of Record

14.5 – Change, Re-establishment, Expansion, Alteration or Major Repair 

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