Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Ordinance Documents

Updated: January 15, 2014 

The Zoning Ordinance regulates the use of land in the City based on a property's zoning designation.  The Ordinance also provides minimum standards of development for site improvements such as: parking, landscaping, signage, etc.  The following index gives general headings for information contained in each article.

Zoning Ordinance Amendments

The Zoning Ordinance is a fluid document that is refined and amended by City Council to keep pace with, and set standards for, new issues and forms of development as they may arise. The following index gives general headings for each amendment to the Ordinance since its January 15, 2014 update.

Amended Articles Case # Title
ARTICLE 14.1 O-2014-10 / TA-14-33 Floodplain Regulations Update
ARTICLES 1 & 13 O-2014-13 / TA-14-120 Medical Care Facility
ARTICLES 1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
13 & 15.1
O-2014-14 / TA-14-118 Alternative Financial Institutions
ARTICLE 14.2 O-2014-26 / TA-14-275 Wyck Street/North Cameron Street CE District
ARTICLE 16.1 O-2014-38 / TA-14-354 EIP District - Allowable Building Height
ARTICLES 1, 18, & 19 O-2014-39 / TA-14-477 Definitions of Group Home; etc.
ARTICLE 10 O-2014-43 / TA-14-593 Side/Rear Setback Require & Spec Prov in
CM-1 District
ARTICLE 17 O-2014-45 / TA-14-476 Nonconforming Uses
ARTICLES 3-5.1, 6-13,
15-15.1, 16-16.1, 18 & 23
O-2014-48 / TA-14-645 Telecommunications Facilities
ARTICLES 1, 18, 21 & 23 O-2015-01 / TA-14-698 Mobile Food Establishments
ARTICLES 18-8-7 O-2015-06/ TA-14-770 RO-1 Signage Regulations
ARTICLES 1, 8, 9, 10 & 11 O-2015-13/TA-15-177 Home Improvement Donation Centers
ARTICLE 8-2-19 O-2015-15/TA-15-289 Ground Floor Residential Conv. of
Existing Structures
ARTICLES 1, 17, 18 & 21 O-2015-17/TA-15-376 Definitions of Family Day Homes
ARTICLES 1, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13 & 18
O-2015-26/TA-15-441 Definition of Brewery, etc.
ARTICLE 14-6 O-2016-21/TA-16-356 Criteria for Granting a Certificate of Appropriateness
ARTICLE 18-9-2.11 O-2015-27/TA-15-589 Special Regulations Regarding Yards

Subdivision Ordinance

The Land Subdivision Ordinance gives the regulations regarding subdivision of land. The following index gives general headings for information contained in each article.

Subdivision Ordinance Amendments

The Subdivision Ordinance is a fluid document that is refined and amended by City Council to keep pace with, and set standards for, new issues and forms of development as they may arise.  The following index gives general headings for each amendment to the Ordinance.

Amended Article(s) Case Numbers Title
Article 6-5 and 6-6 O-2014-22 / SA-14-199 Ordinance Pertaining to Minor Subdivisions