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TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE   TITLE                  
1      INTRODUCTION            
 
1.00      Title                  
1.01      Purpose               
1.02      Intent                  
1.03      Interpretation               
1.04      Severability               
 
2      GENERAL PROVISIONS         
 
2.00      Control Over Use            
2.01      Control Over Bulk             
2.02      Control Over Yards, Open
      Space & Lot Area            
2.03      Control Over Accessory Uses
      & Structures               
2.04      Control Over Specific Uses         
2.05      Control Over Development
      in Flood Plain               
2.06      Performance Standards         
2.07      Exempted Uses            
2.08      Telecommunication Service
      Facilities               
2.09      Bicycle Facilities            
2.10      Alternative Energy Systems         
2.11      Additional Regulations for
      Medical Cannabis Dispensaries       
2.12      Consideration of Public Art in
      Development Applications          
2.13      Additional Regulations for Recreational
      Cannabis Dispensary Businesses
 
3      ZONING DISTRICTS AND MAP      
 
3.00      Establishment of Districts         
3.01      Interpretation of District
      Sequence               
3.02      Zoning District Map            
 
4      RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS         
 
4.00      Preamble               
4.01      R-1 Single-Family Residence
      District                  
4.02      R-2 Single-Family Residence
      District                  
4.03      R-3 Single-Family Residence
      District                  
4.04      R-4 Single-Family and Two-
      Family Residence District         
4.05      R-5 General Residence District      
 
5      COMMERCIAL DISTRICT
 
5.00      Preamble               
5.01      C-1 Village Center District         
5.02      C-2 Outlying Commercial District      
5.03      C-3 Limited Commercial
      Office District                
 
6      INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS         
 
6.00      Preamble               
6.01      I-1, Office, Research
      Restricted Industrial District         
6.02      I-2 Limited Industrial District          
 
7      P-1 PUBLIC LANDS DISTRICT      
 
7.00      Preamble               
7.01      Permitted Uses             
7.02      Special Uses                
7.03      Temporary Uses            
7.04      Accessory Uses             
7.05      Bulk Standards            
7.06      District Standards            
 
8      OFF-STREET PARKING AND OFF-STREET LOADING   
 
8.00      Preamble               
8.01      General Requirements          
8.02      Off-Street Parking            
8.03      Off-Street Loading            
 
9      SIGNS                  
 
9.00      Preamble               
9.01      General Provisions             
9.02      District Regulations            
9.02-A      Residential Districts            
9.02-B      Commercial Districts             
9.02-C   I-1    Office, Research, Restricted Industrial District
9.02-D   I-2    Limited Industrial District          
9.02-E   I-2    Limited Industrial
      District, PUD                  
9.03      Temporary Signs            
9.03-A      General Conditions            
9.03-B      Real Estate Signs            
9.03-C      Construction Signs             
9.03-D      Garage Sale Signs            
9.03-E      Political Signs               
9.03-F      Quasi-Public Signs            
9.03-G      Temporary Business Signs         
9.03-H      Now Hiring/Help Wanted Signs      
9.03-I      Open House & Open House
      Directional Signs             
9.03-J      Pole & Bracket Mounted Banners       
9.03-K      Temporary Marketing Signs         
9.04      Non-Conforming Signs          
9.05      Administration             
 
10      NONCONFORMITIES         
 
10.00      Preamble               
10.01      Continuance of Nonconforming
      Structures and Uses             
10.02      Nonconforming Lots of Record      
10.03      Change to a Conforming Use
      or Structure               
10.04      Conversion to a Special Use         
10.05      Elimination of Nonconforming
      Structures and Uses            
 
11      TEMPORARY USES AND STRUCTURES   
 
11.00   Preamble                  
11.01   Permit Required               
11.02   Procedure                  
11.03   Uses and Structures               
11.04   Conditions for Approval            
 
12      PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS AND PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS
 
12.00      Preamble               
12.01      General Provisions            
12.02      Residential Planned Unit
      Development               
12.03      Planned Residential Developments      
12.04      Village Center/Residential
      Planned Unit Developments         
12.05      Commercial Planned Unit
      Developments             
12.06      Village Center/Commercial
      Planned Unit Developments         
12.07      Development Incentive
      Provisions               
12.08      Industrial Planned Unit
      Developments             
12.09      Planned Unit Development
      Procedures               
12.10      Planned Residential
      Development Procedures         
 
13      ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT   
 
13.01      Organization                
13.02      Office of the Director of
      Building and Zoning            
13.03      Board of Zoning Appeals         
13.04      Plan Commission            
13.05      Zoning Certificates/Permits         
13.06      Certificate of Occupancy         
13.07      Variations               
13.08      Modifications               
13.09      Appeals               
13.10      Amendments               
13.11      Special Uses               
13.12      Unique Use               
13.13      Annexations               
13.14      Fees                  
13.15      Enforcement               
13.16      Variations & Penalties            
 
14      RULES AND DEFINITIONS         
 
14.00      Construction of Ordinance         
14.01      Rules                  
14.02      Definitions               
 
15      EFFECTIVE DATE AND PUBLICATION   
 
APPENDIX I   Parking Stall Size & Parking Lot Aisle Widths
 
APPENDIX II   Signage Regulations
 
APPENDIX III   C-2 Non-Retail Overlay
 
SUPPLEMENT I
 
A.   Bulk Provisions, Lot & Building Terminology
B.   Metric/Conventional Measurement Conversion Table
C.   Summary of District Bulk Regulations
 
SUPPLEMENT II   Summary of Street Loading Berth Requirements