APPENDIX A
TABLE OF CONTENTS
HOWELL ZONING ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 1
TITLE, PURPOSE, SCOPE AND CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY & SEVERABILITY, CONFLICT, AND VESTED RIGHT
Section 1.01   Title   1 - 1
Section 1.02   Purpose   1 - 1
Section 1.03   Scope and Construction of Regulations   1 - 2
Section 1.04   Validity and Severability Clause   1 - 2
Section 1.05   Conflict with Other Laws, Regulations and Agreements   1 - 2
Section 1.06   Vested Right   1 - 2
ARTICLE 2
DEFINITIONS AND RULES APPLYING TO TEXT
Section 2.01   Rules Applying to Text   2 - 1
Section 2.02   Definitions   2 - 1
ARTICLE 3
ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
Section 3.01   Zoning Administration   3 - 1
Section 3.02   Duties   3 - 1
Section 3.03   Special Land Uses   3 - 1
Section 3.04   Site Plan Review   3 - 3
Section 3.05   Site Condominium and Condominium Project Regulations   3 - 9
Section 3.06   Use of Consultants   3 - 10
Section 3.07   Building Permits   3 - 11
Section 3.08   Temporary Buildings and/or Use Permits   3 - 12
Section 3.09   Performance Guarantee   3 - 13
Section 3.10   Fees   3 - 14
Section 3.11   Violations and Penalties   3 - 14
Section 3.13   Public Notice   3 - 15
Section 3.14   Registration to Receive Notice by Mail   3 - 16
ARTICLE 4
ZONING DISTRICT REGULATIONS
Section 4.01   District Designations   4 - 1
Section 4.02   Zoning District Map   4 - 1
Section 4.03   Zoning Vacated and Annexed Areas   4 - 2
Section 4.04   Application of District Regulations   4 - 2
Section 4.05   District Regulation Exceptions   4 - 2
Section 4.06   Purposes and Uses within Zoning Districts   4 - 3
Section 4.06(a) R-1, One-Family Residential   4 - 3
Section 4.06(b) R-2, One-Family Residential   4 - 4
Section 4.06(c) R-T, Two-Family Residential   4 - 4
Section 4.06(d) R-M, Multiple Family Residential   4 - 5
Section 4.06(e) MHP, Mobile Home Park   4 - 6
Section 4.06(f) O-1, Office District      4 - 6
Section 4.06(g) CBD, Central Business District   4 - 7
Section 4.06(h) B-1, Local Business District   4 - 9
Section 4.06(i) B-2, General Business District   4 - 10
Section 4.06(j) MXD, Mixed Use District      4 - 11
Section 4.06(k) I-1, Light Industrial District   4 - 13
Section 4.06(l) I-2, Heavy Industrial District   4 - 15
Section 4.06(m) P-1, Vehicular Parking District   4 - 16
Section 4.06(n) HL, Historic Limited District   4 - 17
Section 4.06(o) HL-2, Historic Limited Residential District   4 - 18
Section 4.07   Schedule of Area, Height, Width and Setback Regulations   4 - 18(a)
Footnotes to Section 4.07   4 - 18(a)
ARTICLE 4A FORM BASED DISTRICTS
Section 4A.01   General Intent, Purpose, and Use   4A - 1
Section 4A.02   Applicability and Organization   4A - 2
Section 4A.03   Standards Applicable to All Form-Based Districts   4A - 3
Section 4A.04   South Michigan Avenue District   4A - 21
ARTICLE 5
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 5.01   Intent   5 - 1
Section 5.02   Accessory Buildings, Structures and Uses   5 - 1
Section 5.03   Minimum Floor Area of Dwelling Units   5 - 4
Section 5.04   Buildings to be Moved   5 - 4
Section 5.05   Demolition of Buildings   5 - 4
Section 5.06   Visibility at Intersections   5 - 5
Section 5.07   Temporary Buildings and/or Uses   5 - 5
Section 5.08   One-Family Dwellings and Pre-Manufactured Housing    5 - 6
Section 5.09   Home Occupations   5 - 6
Section 5.10   Landscaping, Greenbelts and Buffers, and Screening   5 - 7
Section 5.11   Fences and Walls   5 - 15
Section 5.12   Essential Services   5 - 15
Section 5.13   Outdoor Storage of Commercial/Industrial Equipment and Vehicles   5-15
Section 5.14   Residential Occupancy   5 - 16
Section 5.15   Garage Sales   5 - 17
Section 5.16   Residential Units in Mixed Use Buildings      5 - 17
Section 5.17   Collection Boxes   5 - 18
ARTICLE 6
SPECIFIC USE PROVISIONS
Section 6.01   Intent   6 - 1
Section 6.02   Child and Adult Day Care Facilities   6 - 1
Section 6.03   Housing for Elderly and Nursing Homes/Convalescent Centers   6 - 2
Section 6.04   Child and Adult Foster Care Facilities   6 - 5
Section 6.05   Self-Storage Facilities   6 - 6
Section 6.06   Outdoor Sales of Automobiles or Vehicles   6 - 7
Section 6.07   Public, Parochial and Private Schools   6 - 8(a)
Section 6.08   Municipal Office Buildings   6 - 9
Section 6.09   Churches and Other Incidental Facilities   6 - 9
Section 6.10   Utilities and Public Services Buildings and Uses   6 - 10
Section 6.11   Golf Courses, Country Clubs, Recreation Centers, and Swim Clubs   6 - 10
Section 6.12   Public and Private Colleges, Universities and Other Such Institutions of Higher Learning   6 - 10
Section 6.13   Cemeteries   6 - 11
Section 6.14   Bed and Breakfast Accommodations   6 - 11
Section 6.15   General Hospitals   6 - 12
Section 6.16   Motels and Hotels   6 - 13
Section 6.17   Automobile Filling Stations, Automobile Repair Garages, Automobile Service Stations, Automobile Washes and Automobile Dealerships   6 - 13
Section 6.18   Outdoor Display of Products or Material Intended for Retail Sale or Rental   6 - 15
Section 6.19   Seasonal and Transient Display of Products or Materials Intended for Sale   6 - 16
Section 6.20   Sidewalk Café Service   6 - 17
Section 6.21   Wireless Communication Facilities   6 - 18
Section 6.22   Mixed Use District Development Regulations   6 - 23
Section 6.23   Historic Overlay District Regulations   6 - 32
Section 6.24   Mobile Home Park Requirements   6 - 36
Section 6.25   Sexually Oriented Businesses   6 - 37
Section 6.26   Private Clubs, Lodges & Reception Halls   6 - 43
Section 6.27   Transitional Housing Facility   6 - 44
Section 6.28   Kennels   6 - 45
Section 6.29   Special Accommodation Use   6 - 46
ARTICLE 7
SIGNS
Section 7.01   Intent   7 - 1
Section 7.02   General Conditions   7 - 1
Section 7.03   Permitted Freestanding Signs   7 - 4
Section 7.04   Permitted Wall Signs   7 - 6
Section 7.05   Permitted Projecting Signs   7 - 8
Section 7.06   Interior Window Signs   7 - 9
Section 7.07   Permitted Portable Signs   7 - 9
Section 7.08   Permitted Temporary Signs and Promotional Banners   7 - 10
Section 7.09   Miscellaneous Signs   7 - 11
Section 7.10   Administration   7 - 12
ARTICLE 8
ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN STANDARDS
Section 8.01   Intent   8 - 1
Section 8.02   Airborne Emissions, Noxious Fumes and Odors   8 - 1
Section 8.03   Noise and Vibration   8 - 2
Section 8.04   Electrical Disturbance, Electromagnetic, Radio Frequency Interference   8 - 3
Section 8.05   Glare and Exterior Lighting   8 - 3
Section 8.06   Use, Storage and Handling of Hazardous Substance; Storage and Disposal of Solid, Liquid, and Sanitary Waste   8 - 4
Section 8.07   Fire Hazard   8 - 6
Section 8.08   Safety   8 - 6
Section 8.09   Open Storage Enclosures   8 - 6
ARTICLE 9
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
Section 9.01   Intent   9 - 1
Section 9.02   Regulations   9 - 1
Section 9.03   Procedure for Review   9 - 2
Section 9.04   Project Design Standards   9 - 3
Section 9.05   Conditions   9 - 5
Section 9.06   Phasing and Commencement of Construction   9 - 5
Section 9.07   Performance Guarantee   9 - 6
Section 9.08   Effect of Approval   9 - 6
Section 9.09   Modification of an Approval Final Plan   9 - 6
ARTICLE 10
OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING
Section 10.01   Intent   10 - 1
Section 10.02   General Provisions   10 - 1
Section 10.03   Off-Street Parking Requirements   10 - 3
Section 10.04   Table of Off-Street Parking Requirements   10 - 4
Section 10.05   Handicapped Parking Requirements   10 - 12
Section 10.06   Off-Street Parking Lot Design and Construction   10 - 12
Section 10.07   Off-Street Loading Requirements   10 - 15
Section 10.08   Off-Street Stacking Space for Drive-Through Facilities   10 - 16
Section 10.09   Storage and Parking of Recreational Equipment   10 - 17
ARTICLE 11
NONCONFORMING USES, STRUCTURES AND LOTS
Section 11.01   Intent   11 - 1
Section 11.02   Nonconforming Lots   11 - 1
Section 11.03   Nonconforming Uses of Land   11 - 1
Section 11.04   Nonconforming Structures   11 - 2
Section 11.05   Nonconforming Uses of Structures and Land   11 - 3
Section 11.06   Repairs and Maintenance   11 - 4
Section 11.07   Uses Allowed As Special Land Uses, Not Nonconforming Uses   11 - 4
Section 11.08   Change of Tenancy or Ownership   11 - 4
ARTICLE 12
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
Section 12.01   Authority   12 - 1
Section 12.02   Membership   12 - 1
Section 12.03   Meetings   12 - 1
Section 12.04   Powers and Duties   12 - 2
Section 12.05   Procedure for Appeal   12 - 4
ARTICLE 13
AMENDMENTS AND CHANGES TO THE EXISTING ZONING ORDINANCE
Section 13.01   Procedure   13 - 1
ARTICLE 14
REPEAL OF EXISTING ZONING ORDINANCE
Section 14.01   Repeal   14 - 1
APPENDIX
Figure 1   Basement Definition
Figure 2   Measuring Building Height
Figure 3   Grade
Figure 4   Parking Lot Landscaping - Perimeter Parking Lot
Figure 5   Screening Between Conflicting Land Uses
Figure 6   Greenbelt Buffer
Figure 7   Lot Types
Figure 8   Lot Lines, Width, Depth
Figure 9   Parking (54° - 90°)
Figure 10   Parking (30° - 53°)
Figure 11   Parallel Parking
Figure 12   Off-Street Stacking Spaces and Lanes for Drive-Through Facilities
Figure 13   Setbacks
Figure 14   Story Definition
Figure 15   Visibility at Intersection
Figure 16   Parking Lot Landscaping - Interior Parking Areas
Figure 17   Site Landscaping
Figure 18   Trash Container Screening
"The City of Howell"
Ordinance No. 722
THE CITY OF HOWELL ORDAINS: