CHAPTER 153: ZONING CODE
Section
General Provisions
   153.001   Authority and purpose
   153.002   Definitions
   153.003   Interpretation
   153.004   Compliance with district regulations
Establishment of Zoning Districts
   153.020   Zones created; enumerated
   153.021   Zoning map adoption
   153.022   Adoption of boundaries
   153.023   Interpretation of boundaries
Application of Regulations
   153.035   Compliance with zone regulations required
   153.036   Yards, open spaces, intensity of use and the like
   153.037   Conversion of existing structure to condominium ownership
   153.038   Amendments
   153.039   Zoning amendment application fee
Nonconformities
   153.050   Intent
   153.051   Nonconforming lots of record
   153.052   Nonconforming uses
   153.053   Zoning nonconformity
   153.054   (Reserved)
   153.055   Nonconforming signs
   153.056   Change of tenancy or ownership
   153.057   (Reserved)
   153.058   Permitted special uses not nonconforming
   153.059   Creation of nonconformities
General Regulations
   153.070   Stormwater management
   153.071   Soil erosion and sedimentation control
   153.072   Sewage disposal
   153.073   Landscaping requirements
   153.074   Lighting
   153.075   Telecommunications towers
   153.076   Off-street parking and loading
   153.077   Signs
   153.078   Access to US 158/Croatan Highway and NC 12/Virginia Dare Trail
   153.079   Dune protection
   153.080   Electrical and communication service
   153.081   Trailers
   153.082   Exceptions
   153.083   Outdoor storage and display
Ocean Impact Residential Zone  (OIR)
   153.095   Intent
   153.096   Permitted uses
   153.097   Conditional uses
   153.098   Nonconformities
   153.099   Building height limits
   153.100   Site requirements
   153.101   Setbacks
   153.102   Signs
   153.103   Off-street parking, driveways, curbs
   153.104   Buffers and screening
Low Density Residential Zones (RL)
   153.115   Intent
   153.116   Permitted uses
   153.117   Special uses
   153.118   Nonconformities
   153.119   Building height limits
   153.120   Site requirements
   153.121   Setbacks
   153.122   Signs
   153.123   Off-street parking, driveways, curbs
   153.124   Buffers and screening
Maritime Forest Environmental District (MFED)
   153.135   Intent and basis
   153.136   Permitted uses
   153.137   Special uses
   153.138   Nonconformities
   153.139   Building height limits
   153.140   Site requirements
   153.141   Setbacks
   153.142   Signs
   153.143   Off-street parking, driveways, curbs
   153.144   Buffers and screening
High Density Residential Zone (RH)
   153.155   Intent
   153.156   Permitted uses
   153.157   Special uses
   153.158   Nonconformities
   153.159   Building height limits
   153.160   Site requirements
   153.161   Setbacks
   153.162   Signs
   153.163   Off-street parking, driveways, curbs
   153.164   Buffers and screenings
Commercial Zone (C)
   153.175   Intent
   153.176   Permitted uses
   153.177   Special uses
   153.178   Nonconformities
   153.179   Building height limits
   153.180   Site requirement
   153.181   Setbacks
   153.182   Signs
   153.183   Off-street parking, driveways, curbs
   153.184   Buffers and screening
   153.185   Noise limits
   153.186   Commercial building exterior
Light Industrial Two Zone (LI-2)
   153.205   Intent
   153.206   Permitted uses
   153.207   Special uses
   153.208   Nonconformities
   153.209   Building height limits
   153.210   Site requirements
   153.211   Setbacks
   153.212   Signs
   153.213   Off-street parking, driveways, curbs
   153.214   Buffers and screening
   153.215   Noise limits
Light Industrial One Zone (LI-1)
   153.225   Intent
   153.226   Permitted uses
   153.227   Special uses
   153.228   Nonconformities
   153.229   Building height limits
   153.230   Site requirements
   153.231   Setbacks
   153.232   Signs
   153.233   Off-street parking, driveways, curbs
   153.234   Buffers and screening
   153.235   Noise limits
Government and Institutional Zone (G&I); Public Ownership
   153.245   Intent
   153.246   Permitted uses
   153.247   Special uses
   153.248   Nonconformities
   153.249   Building height limits
   153.250   Site requirements
   153.251   Setbacks
   153.252   Signs
   153.253   Off-street parking, driveways, curbs
   153.254   Buffers and screening
Government and Institutional Zone (G&I); Private Ownership
   153.265   Intent
   153.266   Permitted uses
   153.267   Special uses
   153.268   Nonconformities
   153.269   Building height limits
   153.270   Site requirements
   153.271   Setbacks
   153.272   Signs
   153.273   Off-street parking, driveway, curbs
   153.274   Buffers and screening
Overhead Transmission System
   153.280   Intent
   153.281   Application
   153.282   Approval as a special use required
   153.283   Procedure
   153.284   No use of overhead transmission system until requirements fulfilled
   153.285   Applications to be complete
   153.286   TS special use permits
   153.287   Recommendations on TS special use permits
   153.288   Board of Commissioners action on TS special use permits
 
Special Regulations
   153.310   Cottage courts
   153.311   Cluster homes
   153.312   Bed and breakfasts
   153.313   Planned Unit Development
   153.314   Internet and/or electronic gaming accessory business use
Board of Adjustment
   153.320   Intent
   153.321   Duties and responsibilities of the Board of Adjustment
   153.322   Appeals
   153.323   Variances
   153.324   Action by the Board of Adjustment
   153.325   Effect of granting of variance or reversal or modification of administrative decision
   153.326   Fees
Administration and Enforcement
   153.350   Zoning Administrator
   153.351   Building permit
   153.352   Necessary governmental approval
   153.353   Certificate of occupancy
   153.354   Fees
   153.355   Site plan requirements
   153.356   Dimensional requirements and development standards
   153.357   Site plan review process for commercial, multi-family and special use applications
   153.358   Action by Planning Board and Board of Commissioners
   153.359   Changes in plan by owner or developer
   153.360   Vesting of rights and permit choice
   153.361   Permit applications for permitted uses
   153.362   Permit applications for conditional uses
   Appendix A:   Landscaping guide
   Appendix B:   Financial responsibility/ownership form for soil erosion and sedimentation control
   Appendix C:   Sign illustrations
   Appendix D:   Zoning amendment application
   Appendix E:   Forms
   Appendix F:   Nonconformities worksheet