Land Development Code Chapters

Chapter 1: Introductory Provisions

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Section 1.1 – Official Title

Section 1.2 – Authority

Section 1.3 – Applicability

Section 1.4 – Purposes

Section 1.5 – Right-to-Farm

Section 1.6 – General Rules for Interpretation of this Code

Section 1.7 – Delegation of Authority

Section 1.8 – Zoning Map

Section 1.9 – Other Regulations

Section 1.10 – Transitional Provisions

Section 1.11 – Severability

Section 1.12 – Amendments

Section 1.13 – Building Permits

Section 1.14 – Rules of Construction

Section 1.15 – Definitions of Specific Terms and Phrases

Section 1.16 – Abbreviations of Terms and Phrases

 

Chapter 2: Administration

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Section 2.1 – General

Section 2.2 – Authorities

 

Chapter 3: General Zoning Districts

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Section 3.1 – Establishment of Zoning Districts

Section 3.2 – Zoning District Purposes

Section 3.3 – Uses and Standards

 

Chapter 4: Special Purpose, Overlay and Obsolete Zoning Districts

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Section 4.2 – Special Purpose Zoning Districts

Section 4.3 – Overlay Zoning Districts

Section 4.4 – Obsolete Zoning Districts

 

Chapter 5: Use and Dimensional Standards

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Section 5.1 – Use Tables (all zones)

Principal Uses Chapter 5, Table 5-1: PDF

Accessory Uses Chapter 5, Table 5-2: PDF

Dimensional Standards Chapter 5, Table 5-4:PDF

Section 5.2 – Use-Specific Development Standards

Section 5.3 – Standards for Review, Approval, and Administration of Uses

Section 5.4 – Density and Dimensional Standards

Section 5.5 – Provisions for Relief from Density and Dimensional Standards

Section 5.6 – Legal Nonconformities

Chapter 6: General Development Standards

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Section 6.1 – General

Section 6.2 – Development Standards for Ancillary Facilities and Activities

Section 6.3 – Environmental Standards

 

Chapter 7: Rules Governing Divisions of Land

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Section 7.1 – General

Section 7.2 – Subdivisions, Subdivision Exemptions, and Other Actions that Create or Modify Property Boundaries or Interests in Property

Section 7.3 – Waivers

 

Chapter 8: Subdivision Design, Improvements and Dedications (Table of Contents)

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Section 8.1 – General

Section 8.2 – Conformity with Plans and Standards

Section 8.3 – Restrictions Associated with the Plat

Section 8.4 – Design Considerations and Standards

Section 8.5 – Dedication and Fee Standards and Requirements

Section 8.6 – Construction and Acceptance of Required Improvements

Section 8.7 – Public Infrastructure Financing Provisions

 

Chapter 9: Special Districts (click for Chap. 9 Table of Contents)

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Section 9.1 – General Provisions and Procedures

Section 9.2 – Service Plan Application Steps and Requirements

Section 9.3 – Material Modifications to County-Final Service Plan

Section 9.4 – Annual Reporting Requirements

Section 9.5 – Service Plan Processing Fee

 

Chapter 10: Annexation and Disconnection (Table of Contents)

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Section 10.1 – Annexation

Section 10.2 – Disconnection (Deannexation)

 

Chapter 11: Enforcement (Table of Contents)

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Section 11.1 – General Provisions

Section 11.2 – Relationship to Other Regulations

Section 11.3 – Zoning Violations

Section 11.4 – Subdivision Violations

Section 11.5 – Solid Wastge Violation Enforcement Actions and Remedies

Section 11.6 – Violations of Habitat Conservation Plans (Reserved)

 

Appendix A: Reference Documents and Regulations

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List of Tables

Page
1-7 Table 1-1 Zoning District Name Changes
3-1 Table 3-1 List of Established Zoning Districts
4-1 Table 4-1 List of Special Purpose, Overlay and Obsolete Zoning Districts
4-2 Table 4-2 R-T District Use and Dimensional Standards
4-5 Table 4-3 MHP District Mobile Home Park Space and Setback Standards
4-7 Table 4-4 MHP-R Setback Standards
4-11 Table 4-5 MHS Lot Size and Setback Standards
4-14 Table 4-6 Recreational Vehicle Setback Standards
4-31 Table 4-7 Commercial Airport Overlay District Land Use
5-3 Table 5-1 Principal Uses
5-4 Table 5-2 Accessory Uses
5-9 Table 5-3 Use Table and Occupancy Limits for Family Care Home, Group Home, and Child Care Facilities in Forestry, Agricultural and Residential Zone Districts
5-126 Table 5-4 Density and Dimensional Standards for Agricultural, Residential and Special Purpose Districts
5-128 Table 5-5 Density and Dimensional Standards for Commercial, Industrial and Obsolete Districts
6-5 Table 6-1 Roadway Landscaping Required by Roadway Classification
6-25 Table 6-2 Minimum Parking Requirements by Use
6-28 Table 6-3 Disabled Parking Space Requirements
6-29 Table 6-4 Parking Space Dimensional Requirements
6-29 Table 6-5 Dimensional Requirements for Compact Spaces
6-30 Table 6-6 Truck Loading Areas
6-35 Table 6-7 Maximum Noise Standards by Land Use Type
6-80 Table 6-8 Defensible Space Clearing and Structural Summary (Recommendations from NFPA by Wildland Fire Hazard Severity Analysis)
8-71 Table 8-1 School Site Area Guidelines
8-72 Table 8-2 Land Area Dedication Requirements per Dwelling Unit