APPENDIX A:  COVINGTON, KENTUCKY ZONING ORDINANCE
Section
Article 1.  Introduction/Legal Framework
1.01   Title
1.02   Authority
1.03   Effective date
1.04   Applicability
1.05   Purposes
1.06   Rules of Construction/Interpretation
1.07   Official Zoning Map
1.08   Interpretation of Zone Boundaries
1.09   Zoning Classification upon Annexation
1.10   Minimum Requirements
1.11   Conflicting Provisions
1.12   Nature of Provisions
1.13   Transitional Provisions
1.14   Severability
Article 2.  Residential Zones
2.01   Purpose and Intended Character
2.02   Allowed Uses
2.03   Lot and Building Standards
2.04   Residential Infill Development
2.05   Cluster Development
Article 3.  Commercial and Industrial Zones
3.01   Overview of Regulations
3.02   Purpose and Character of Zones
3.03   Allowed Uses
3.04   Lot and Building Standards
3.05   Character Standards
3.06   Supplemental Standards for Industrial Zones
Article 4.  Special Purpose Zones
4.01   General
4.02   RP, Resource Protection Zone
4.03   AG, Agricultural Zone
4.04   PI, Public and Institutional Zone
4.05   REC, Recreation and Open Space Zone
4.06   [Reserved]
4.07   LGD, Linden Gateway District Zone
Article 5.  Overlay Zones
5.01   General
5.02   [Reserved]
5.03   HP-O, Historic Preservation Overlay
5.04   AP-O, Area Protection Overlay
5.05   P-O, Phased Overlay
5.06   MHP-O, Mobile Home Park Overlay
5.07   PUD, Planned Unit Development
5.08   MUC-O, Mixed Use Corridor Overlay
Article 6.  Use Regulations
6.01   General
6.02   Accessory Uses and Structures
6.03   Animal Services, Sales and Grooming
6.04   Bed and Breakfast
6.05   Boat Docking Facilities
6.06   Body Art Service
6.07   Day Care
6.08   Entertainment, Indoor
6.09   Entertainment, Outdoor
6.10   Financial Service
6.11   Fortune Telling Service
6.12   Gasoline Stations
6.13   Group Living
6.14   Hospitals and Medical Facilities
6.15   Junk/Salvage Yard
6.16   Limited Manufacturing, Indoor
6.17   Lodges and Private Clubs
6.18   Mixed-Use Buildings
6.19   Minor Vehicle Servicing or Repair
6.20   Neighborhood Retail Sales and Service
6.21   Offices
6.22   Qualified Manufactured Housing Units
6.23   Residential Storage Warehouse
6.24   Retail Sales and Service
6.25   Safety Services
6.26   Sexually Oriented Businesses
6.27   Stables and Riding Academies
6.28   Taverns and Restaurants
6.29   Vehicle and Equipment Sales, Used
6.30   Waste-Related Service (Landfills)
6.31   Home for Adjustment
6.32   Multi-Unit (multi-family) Buildings
6.33   Community Gardens
6.34   Mobile Food Vending Service
6.35   Temporary Vendor
6.36   Artist/Craftsman Galleries and Studios
Article 7.  Parking and Loading
7.01   Purpose
7.02   Applicability
7.03   Off-Street Parking Exemptions
7.04   Off-Street Parking Schedule
7.05   Special Parking Studies
7.06   Calculation Rules
7.07   Location of Off-Street Parking Facilities
7.08   Shared Parking
7.09   Cooperative Parking
7.10   Use of Required Parking Spaces
7.11   Off-Street Parking Area Design
7.12   Driveways and Vehicle Access
7.13   Off-Street Loading
Article 8.  Landscaping
8.01   Screening Area
8.02   Vehicular Use Areas
8.03   Trash Storage Area Screening
8.04   Installation and Maintenance
8.05   Administrative Adjustments
Article 9.  General Regulations
9.01   Sight Triangles
9.02   Fences and Walls
9.03   Excavation and Grading
9.04   Outdoor Storage/Display
9.05   Swimming Pools
9.06   Water and Sanitary Sewer Service
9.07   Public Improvements
9.08   Measurements and Exceptions
9.09   Hillside Protection Regulations
Article 10.  Signs
10.01   Short title
10.02   Purpose and interests served
10.03   Temporary signs
10.04   Scope, authority and applicability
10.05   Prohibited sign types
10.06   Installation, design and construction standards
10.07   Signs allowed in conservation, agricultural and rural districts (RP, OG, and REC Zones)
10.08   Signs allowed in single-family and two-family residential districts (RR-40, RS- 20, RS-12.5, RS-7.5, RU-5, RU-3.5, RU-2, and RU-2A Zones)
10.09   Signs allowed in multi-family residential districts (RU-2B, RU-1, and RU-0.5 Zones)
10.10   Signs allowed in institutional districts (PI Zone)
10.11   Signs allowed in office districts (CO Zone)
10.12   Signs allowed in general business and commercial districts
10.13   Signs allowed in downtown districts (CBD, CT, and LGD Zones)
10.14   Signs allowed in historic districts
10.15   Signs allowed in industrial districts (IP, IL and IG Zones)
10.16   Master signage plans
10.17   Permit requirements and procedures
10.18   Appeals
10.19   Definitions and measurements
10.20   Policies and rules of construction
Article 11.  Flood Damage Prevention
11.01   Statutory authorization, finding of fact, purpose and objectives
11.02   Definitions
11.03   General provisions
11.04   Administration
11.05   Provisions for flood hazard reduction
11.06   Appeals and variance procedures
11.07   Severability
Article 12.  Review Procedures
12.01   Summary of Procedures
12.02   General
12.03   Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments
12.04   Zoning Map Amendments (Rezonings)
12.05   Planned Unit Developments (PUDs)
12.06   Stage I Development Plan Review
12.07   Conditional-use Permits
12.08   Zoning Variances
12.09   Appeals
12.10   Zoning Permits
12.11   Building Permits
12.12   Certificates of Occupancy
12.13   Designation of Landmarks and Historic Preservation Overlay Zones
12.14   Certificates of Appropriateness (Historic)
12.15   Design Review
12.16   Appeals of Urban Design Review Board Decisions
12.17   Administrative Adjustments
Article 13. Review and Decision-Making Bodies
13.01   Enforcing Officer
13.02   Board of Adjustment
13.03   Urban Design Review Board
Article 14.  Nonconformities
14.01   General
14.02   Nonconforming Lots of Record
14.03   Variances Authorized
14.04   Nonconforming Structures
14.05   Nonconforming Uses
Article 15.  Penalties and Enforcement
15.01   General
15.02   Activities Constituting Violations
15.03   Remedies and Enforcement Powers
Article 16.  Definitions
16.01   Meanings
16.02   Use Groups and Categories
16.03   General Terminology
Article 17.  Moratorium
17.01   Purpose
17.02   Moratorium
17.03   Moratorium extension
17.04   Exempted activities
17.05   Zoning and building permits
Appendix A:   Specifications for Paving of Off-Street Parking and Loading or Unloading Areas
Appendix B:   Zone Conversions