Table of Contents

Conditional Use Permit

Chapter 1

INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

1.1         SHORT TITLE
1.2         AUTHORITY
1.3         PURPOSE
1.4         EFFECT OF CHAPTER
1.5         INTERPRETATION
1.6         CONFLICT
1.7         EFFECT ON PREVIOUS ORDINANCES AND MAPS
1.8         LICENSING
1.9        SEVERABILITY
1.10      LEGAL REMEDIES FOR VIOLATION
1.11      APPEALS
1.12      ENFORCEMENT
1.13      BUILDING PERMITS – SITE PLAN REQUIRED
1.14      RESERVED
1.15      OCCUPANCY PERMIT REQUIRED
1.16      INSPECTION
1.17      INSPECTION AND APPROVAL
1.18      NOTICE
1.19      PROPERTY OWNED BY OTHER GOVERNMENT UNITS –
  EFFECTS OF LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCES

CHAPTER 2

DEFINITIONS

Chapter 3

DECISION MAKING BODIES, AND OFFICIALS

3.1    Town Council
3.2    Planning Commission, Number of Members, Appointments, Term of Office
3.3    Compensation
3.4    Vacancies and Removals For Cause
3.5    The Chair
3.6    Employees
3.7    Rules and Regulations
3.8    Document Submission and Review Procedures
3.9    Planning Commission Powers and Duties
3.10  General Plan   
3.11  Effect of General Plan
3.12  Public Uses To Conform to General Plan
3.13  Preparation and Adoption of Land Use Ordinance and Zoning Map
3.14  Zoning Districts
3.15  Temporary Regulations
3.16  Amendments and Rezoning
3.17  Appeal Authority
3.18  Powers and Duties of Town Council as Appeal Authority
3.19  Appeals
3.20  Hearing Officer
3.21  Variances
3.22  Appeal of Planning Commission's Decision on Variance to District Court
3.23  Zoning Administrator Authority and Duties

CHAPTER 4

SUPPLEMENTARY AND QUALIFYING REGULATIONS

4.1    Effect of Chapter
4.2    Conditional Use Permit Required for Restrict Lots
4.3    Substandard Lots at Time of Code Passage
4.4    Non-Conforming Lots Prohibited After Adoption of Code
4.5    Lot Standards and Street Frontage
4.6    Every Dwelling to be on a Lot - Exceptions
4.7    Lots and Dwellings Fronting on Private Streets- Special Provisions
4.8    Yard Space for One Building Only
4.9    Yards to be Unobstructed - Exceptions
4.10   Exceptions to Height Limitations
4.11   Additional Height Allowed
4.12   Minimum Height of Dwellings
4.13   Minimum Height and Floor Area of Accessory Buildings
4.14   Area of Accessory Buildings
4.15   Water and Sewerage Requirements
4.16   Clear View of Intersecting Streets
4.17   Fences May be Required
4.18   Maximum Height  of Fences, Walls, and Hedges
4.19   Sale or Lease of Required Space
4.20   Construction Subject to Geologic or Flood Hazards
4.21   Location of Gasoline Pumps
4.22   Property Divided by Zoning District Boundaries
4.23   Utility Extensions Authorized  Only to Permitted Structures and Buildings
4.24   Utilities Responsible for Excavations
4.25   Effect of General Plan on Front Yard Requirements
4.26   Conservation of Values
4.27   Exterior Appearance Residential Facility
4.28   Storage Space required For Dwelling
4.29   New Dwellings Constructed On-Site or Manufactured Off-Site
4.30   Previously Used and Older Dwellings
4.31   Regulation Of Long-Term Use Of Recreational Vehicles.

CHAPTER 5

NONCONFORMING BUILDINGS AND USES

5.1    Non-Conforming Building and Uses
5.2    Maintenance Permitted
5.3    Repairs and Alterations
5.4    Additions, Enlargements, and Moving
5.5    Alteration Where Parking is Insufficient
5.6    Restoration of Damaged Buildings
5.7    One-Year Vacancy or Abandonment
5.8    Continuation of Use
5.9    Occupation Within One Year
5.10  Change of Use
5.11  Expansion Permitted
5.12  Nonconforming Use of Land
5.13  Billboards

CHAPTER 6

OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING

6.1    Site Plan Requirements for a Building Permit
6.2    General Off-Street Parking Requirements
6.3    Parking for the Disabled
          Table 6.1 Minimum required accessible parking spaces
6.4    Off-Street Parking Dimensions
          Table 6.2  Off-street parking dimensions
6.5    Minimum Parking Requirements
6.6    Maintenance of Parking Lots

CHAPTER 7

CONDITIONAL USES

7.1   Purpose of Conditional Use Provision
7.2   No Presumption of Approval
7.3   Site Plan and Permit Required
7.4   Fee
7.5   Application
7.6   Public Hearing
7.7   Determination
7.8   Planning Commission Action
7.9   Effect of Approval of Conditional Use
7.10 Appeals of Decision
7.11 Inspection
7.12 Time Limit
7.13 Notification Required
7.14 Amendment of a Conditional Use Permit
7.15 Revocation

CHAPTER 8

MOBILE AND MANUFACTURED HOMES, MOBILE
HOME PARKS, AND MOBILE HOME SUBDIVISIONS

8.1    Mobile Home Parks Prohibited
8.2    Location and Use
8.3    Manufactured Homes Placed as Permanent Residential Dwellings
8.4    Mobile Homes Prohibited
8.5    Manufactured or Modular Home Subdivisions

CHAPTER 9

SITE PLAN REVIEW

9.1    Purpose
9.2    Scope of Application
9.3    Scope of Modifications Authorized
9.4    Site Plan Content
9.5    Lighting
9.6    Stormwater Drainage
9.7    Utilities
9.8    Public Safety
9.9.   Landscaping
9.10  Procedures for Site Plan Review

CHAPTER 10

ZONING DISTRICT ESTABLISHMENT

10.1   Establishment of Zoning Districts
10.2   Filing of Code and Map
10.3   Rules for Locating Boundaries
10.4   Authorized Uses Within Districts are Plenary
10.5   Zoning at Time of Annexation

Chapter 11

11.1   Agricultural District - A-40
11.2   Agricultural Districts - A- 10
11.3   Rural Residential District - RR-5
11.4   Codes and Symbols
          Table 11.1








CHAPTER 12

COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS

12.1  Neighborhood Commercial District (C-N)
12.2  Light Manufacturing and Distribution District (M-D)
12.3  Codes and Symbols
          Table 12.1

CHAPTER 13

SENSITIVE AREA DISTRICT, SA

13.1   Purpose and Intent
13.2   Conditional Use
13.3   Artificial Obstructions Within a Floodway Prohibited
13.4   Permissible Uses Within Floodways
13.5   Construction Within Floodways and Floodplains
13.6   Setbacks from Streams Outside Designated Floodplains
13.7   Natural Drainage System Utilized to Extent Feasible

CHAPTER 14

Sign Regulations

14.1    Purpose and Intent
14.2    Interpretations
14.3    Scope
14.4.   General Provisions
14.5    Signs Prohibited in All Districts
14.6    Permits Required
14.7    Signs Not Requiring Permit
14.8    Maintenance
14.9    Lighting
14.10  Changeable Copy
14.11  Signs on Public Property
14.12  Signs Not to Constitute a Traffic Hazard
14.13  Off Premise Sign Conformance
14.14  Signs Permitted in all Zones
14.15  Signs Permitted in Multiple Use, Agricultural and Rural Residential (A-10 and RR-5)
14.16  Signs Permitted in Commercial and Manufacturing Zones (C-N and M-D)
14.17  Determination of Legal Nonconformity
14.18  Loss of Legal Nonconforming Status
14.19  Maintenance and Repair of Nonconforming Signs
14.20  Application for Conditional Use Permits for Signs
14.21  Permit Fees
14.22  Issuance and Denial
14.23  Permit Conditions, Refunds, and Penalties
14.24  Inspection Upon Completion
14.25  Violations
14.26  Removal of Signs

CHAPTER 15
(revised 6-25-06)

SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS

15.1.   General provisions.
15.2.   Subdivision application procedure.
15.3.   Minor subdivisions and boundary line adjustments.
15.4.   Major subdivisions.
15.5.   Planned Unit Development Subdivisions.
15.6.   Design Standards.
15.7.   Financial assurance
15.8.   Vacation, alteration, and amendment of subdivision plats.

SECTION 1

GENERAL PROVISIONS

15.1.1.    Short title.
15.1.2.    Purpose.
15.1.3.    Authority.
15.1.4.    Definitions and applicability.
15.1.5.    Jurisdiction and penalties.
15.1.6.    Creation of substandard lots prohibited.
15.1.7.    Protection of land in an agriculture protection area.
15.1.8.    Notice of shooting range area.
15.1.9.    Definitions.
15.1.10.  Plats required.
15.1.11.  Exemptions from plat requirements.
15.1.12.  Site analysis map.
15.1.13.  Definition of open space.
15.1.14.  Open space requirements.
15.1.15.  Open space networks configuration.
15.1.16.  Open space and conservation areas.
15.1.17.  Ownership and management of open space.
15.1.18.  Prohibited uses of open space.
15.1.19.  Requirements for conservation easements.
15.1.20.  Notice of disclosure.

SECTION 2

SUBDIVISION APPLICATION PROCEDURE

15.2.1.    Diligence.
15.2.2.    Application procedure.
15.2.3.    Zoning administrator to determine a complete application.
15.2.4.    Lack of preliminary subdivision application information - a determination of an incomplete application.
15.3.5.    Appeal of zoning administrator's determination of completeness.
15.2.6.    Concept plan requirements.
15.2.7.    Preliminary plat requirements.
15.2.8.    Infrastructure design and engineering drawings requirements.
15.2.9.    Final plat requirements.

SECTION 3

MINOR SUBDIVISIONS AND BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENTS

15.3.1.    Purpose.
15.3.2.    Criteria for a Minor Subdivision.
15.3.3     Approval Process.
15.3.4     Boundary Line Adjustments.

SECTION 4

MAJOR SUBDIVISIONS

15.4.1  Application.
15.4.2  Approval Process.
15.4.3  Phase Development.
15.4.4  Concept Plan Application.
15.4.5  Preliminary Plat and Infrastructure Design Application.
15.4.6  Utility and Agency Response.
15.4.7  Final Plat Stage Application.
15.4.8  Appeals.




SECTION 5

PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT SUBDIVISIONS

5.1.       Application.

SECTION 6

DESIGN STANDARDS

15.6.1.        Application.
15.6.2.        Lots.
15.6.3.        Streets.
15.6.4.        Frontage on arterial and collector roads.
15.6.5.        Sidewalks, curbs and gutters.
15.6.6.        Blocks.
15.6.7.        Monuments.
15.6.8.        Easements.
15.6.9.        Utilities to be underground.
15.6.10.      Sewer systems.
15.6.11.      Sanitary sewer mains, laterals, and house connections — Future.
15.6.12.      Water supply.
15.6.13.      Storm drainage and flood plains.

SECTION 7

FINANCIAL ASSURANCE

15.7.1.        Improvement installation guarantee.
15.7.2.        Default.
15.7.3.        Maintenance guarantee.
15.7.4.        Acceptance release of surety.
15.7.5.        Engineering review and inspection fee.