APPENDIX A:  ZONING CODE
Section
Article 1  Purpose
   100   Short title
   101   Purposes of chapter
   102   Findings
   103   Terminology
Article 2  Zoning Board of Review
   200   Organization
   201   Vote required
   202   Meeting and hearings
   203   Records
   204   Repetitive petitions
   205   Powers of Zoning Board
Article 3  Administration, Enforcement and Procedures
   300   Building Inspector as Zoning Officer
   301   Powers of Zoning Officer
   302   Purposes for which building permit required
   303   Applications for and records of building permit
   304   Technical Review Committee
   305   Development plan review (DPR)
   306   Uses subject to and exempt from development plan review
   307   Development plan review for uses permitted by right
   308   Development plan review for uses requiring a variance or special use permit
   309   Required guidelines, findings and improvements
   310   Development impact review
   311   Certificates of zoning compliance for new, altered or nonconforming uses
   312   Expiration of building permits
   313   Completion of work authorized prior to effective date of this chapter
   314   Construction and use to be as provided in applications, plans, permits and certificates of zoning compliance
   315   Complaints regarding violations
   316   Penalty for violations; recourse of town and duty of Town Solicitor upon violation
   317   Appeals
   318   Special use permits and variances
   319   Appeal of Planning Board decision
   320   Public hearings
   321   Summary hearings
   322   Decisions and records of the Zoning Board of Review
Article 4  Definitions
   400   Definitions
Article 5  Zoning Districts and Zoning Map
   500   Establishment of zoning districts
   501   Purposes of the various zoning districts
   502   Official zoning map
   503   Rules for interpretation of zoning district boundaries
Article 6  Application of District Regulations
   600   Regulation of structures and land
   601   Special provisions regarding lot width/frontage
   602   Schedule of district regulations - uses and districts
   603   District dimensional regulations
   604   Conservation development dimensional regulations
   605   Maximum building footprint
Article 7  Supplementary Regulations
   700   Purpose
   701   Yard regulations; exceptions
   702   Number of dwelling units or principal building per lot
   703   Accessory uses and structures
   704   Height and yard modifications
   705   Fences, walls and hedges
   706   Vision clearance at street intersections
   707   Setback from wetlands or rivers
   708   Conversion of dwelling to more units
   709   Parking, storage and use of major recreational equipment in residential districts
   710   Parking and storage of certain vehicles
   711   Minimum residential floor area
   712   Removal of earth products
   713   Airport height regulations; "Airport Approach Plan for Newport State Airport"
   714   Swimming pools
   715   Drainage
   716   Yard regulations
   717   Drive-up windows
   718   Application to subdivisions (Grandfathering)
   719   Mixed uses within a building
   720   Traffic sensitive districts
   721   Waste receptacle enclosures
   722   Farm-promotion accessory uses
   723   Landscaping
   724   Light industrial district
   725   Ground-mounted solar photovoltaic installation
   726   Collection boxes
Article 8  Nonconforming Uses
   800   Continuance of a nonconforming use
   801   Discontinuance of a nonconforming use
   802   Destruction or demolition of nonconforming structures
   803   Extension or alteration
   804   Change of use
   805   Nonconforming lot of record
   806   Effect of enactment of amendment of chapter on building permits valid as of time of such enactment or amendment
Article 9  Appeals, Special Use Permits and Variances
   900   Powers of Zoning Board of Review
   901   Appeals
   902   Special use permits
   903   Variances
   904   Conditions on variances and special use permits
   905   Expiration and extensions
Article 10  Flood Hazard Areas
   1000   Purpose
   1001   Applicability
   1002   Notification of watercourse alteration
   1003   Use regulations
   1004   [Reserved]
   1005   Definitions
   1006   Duties and responsibilities of Building Inspector
Article 11  Watershed Protection District
   1100   Purpose
   1101   Definition of district
   1102   Areas within Zone 1
   1103   Uses permitted in Zone 1
   1104   Areas within Zone 2
   1105   Uses permitted in Zone 2
   1106   Procedure of special use permits in Zone 1 or Zone 2
   1107   Special use permit submission requirements
   1108   Development plan design standards
Article 12  Signs
   1200   Purpose
   1201   Applicability
   1202   Definitions
   1203   Administration
   1204   Enforcement
   1205   Calculations
   1206   Maintenance and safety
   1207   Nonconforming signs
   1208   Prohibited signs
   1209   Exempt signs
   1210   Temporary signs
   1211   Seasonal signs
   1212   Permitted signs
   1213   Property address
Article 13  Off-street Parking and Loading
   1300   General requirements
   1301   Site improvements
   1302   Location of facility
   1303   Submission of plans
   1304   Minimum and maximum off-street parking requirements
   1305   Off-street loading - applicability
   1306   Off-street loading - location
   1307   Off-street loading - requirements
Article 14  Motels and Hotels
   1400   Purpose
   1401   Procedure for proposed development
   1402   Development plan review requirements
   1403   Standards of development
   1404   Minimum lot size
   1405   Unit size
   1406   Buffer zones
   1407   Utilities
   1408   Kitchen facilities
   1409   Accessory uses
Article 15  Multifamily Dwellings
   1500   Purpose
   1501   Procedures for proposed development
   1502   Development plan requirements
   1503   Standards of development
   1504   Allowable density
   1505   Open space requirement
   1506   Utilities
   1507   Off-street parking
   1508   Building design and location
Article 16  Accessory Family Dwelling Unit
   1600   Purpose
   1601   Requirements
   1602   Procedure
   1603   Change of occupancy
Article 17  Low and Moderate Income Housing - Comprehensive Permit
   1700   Purpose
   1701   Authority
   1702   Eligibility
   1703   Definitions
   1704   Procedure
Article 17A  Community Residences and Family Day Care Homes
   17A00   Purpose
   17A01   Requirements
   17A02   Exemption
Article 18  Shopping Centers
   1800   Purpose
   1801   Procedure for proposed development
   1802   Permitted uses
   1803   Building setback line
   1804   Side and rear yards
   1805   Special buffer requirements adjacent to residential areas
   1806   Access and traffic control
   1807   Off-street parking areas
   1808   Lighting
   1809   Waste receptacle enclosures
   1810   Trash burners and incinerators
   1811   Special requirements for stand-alone buildings
Article 19  Conservation Development
   1900   General
   1901   Purpose
   1902   Applicability
   1903   Permitted uses
   1904   Density
   1905   Open space
   1906   Dimensional requirements
Article 20  Cemeteries
   2000   Purpose
   2001   Procedures and standards for proposed development
   2002   Development plan requirements
   2003   Minimum area
   2004   Special purpose buffer zone
   2005   Regrading
   2006   Alteration of watercourses
   2007   Alteration of existing stone walls
   2008   Crematorium
   2009   Funeral parlors
   2010   Lot coverage
   2011   Height
   2012   Equipment
   2013   Security
   2014   Enforcement
Article 21  Residential Care and Assisted Living Facilities
   2100   Purpose
   2101   Uses and restrictions
   2102   Procedure for proposed development
   2103   Development plan requirements
   2104   Standards of development
   2105   Off-street parking
Article 22  Senior Independent Living Facilities
   2200   Purpose
   2201   Uses and restrictions
   2202   Procedure for proposed development
   2203   Development plan requirements
   2204   Standards of development
   2205   Off-street parking
Article 23  Mobile Home Parks
   2300   Purpose
   2301   Procedures for proposed development
   2302   Development plan requirements
   2303   Standards for development
   2304   Minimum area
   2305   Width and depth
   2306   Buffering
   2307   Recreation and open space
   2308   Access
   2309   Lot requirements
   2310   Street system
   2311   Uses permitted
   2312   Occupancy
   2313   Mobile home subdivisions
   2314   Prohibition of individual mobile homes
Article 24  Transient Trailer Parks
   2400   Purpose
   2401   Definitions
   2402   Procedures for proposed development
   2403   Development plan requirements
   2404   Standards of development
   2405   Required recreation area
   2406   Buffering
   2407   Required separation between transient trailers
   2408   Transient trailer park streets system
   2409   Access
   2410   Internal streets
   2411   Off-street parking and maneuvering space
   2412   Water supply and sewage disposal
   2413   Environmental and open space requirements
   2414   Soil ground cover requirements
   2415   Uses permitted
   2416   Prohibition of individual trailers
Article 25  Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
   2500   Purpose
   2501   Basic requirements
   2502   Procedure for proposed development
   2503   Development plan requirements
   2504   Standards of development
   2505   Miscellaneous additional requirements
   2506   Special requirements for disguised facilities
   2507   Special requirements for co-located antennas
   2508   Conflict with other zoning provisions
Article 25A  Wind Turbines
   25A00   Purpose
   25A01   Applicability
   25A02   Definitions
   25A03   Basic requirements
   25A04   Design standards
   25A05   Procedure
   25A06   Unused or abandoned wind turbines
   25A07   Enforcement
Article 26  Public Zoning Districts
   2600   Creation of public zoning districts
   2601   Change of use
Article 27  Commercial and Industrial Performance Standards
   2700   Purpose
   2701   Application of standards
   2702   Administration of performance standards
   2703   Required data
   2704   Report by expert consultants
   2705   Zoning Officer's action
   2706   Required alterations
   2707   Zoning Board of Review to hear appeal
   2708   Continued enforcement
   2709   Cancellation of permits
   2710   Exemptions
   2711   Noise
   2712   Vibration
   2713   Smoke and air pollution
   2714   Sewage and waste
   2715   Odors
   2716   Toxic matter
   2717   Heat and glare
   2718   Radiation
   2719   Fire and explosives
   2720   Conduct of activities
   2730   Gravel processing and outdoor storage of bulk materials
Article 27A  Mixed-Use Development Projects
   27A00   Purpose
   27A01   Applicability
   27A02   Procedure
   27A03   Definitions
   27A04   Permitted uses
   27A05   Density and dimensional standards
   27A06   Incentives authorized
   27A07   Design standards
Article 28  Amendment
   2800   General
   2801   Conditions upon amendment
   2802   Additional procedures for amendment to zoning map
   2803   Further provisions as to amendment of zoning map
   2804   Duties of the Town Clerk
   2805   Duties of Planning Board
   2806   Repetitive petitions for amendment of chapter or for granting of exception or variance
   2807   Landowner's protests
Article 29  Legal Status
   2900   Severability
   2901   Provisions of chapter declared to be minimum requirements
   2902   Effective date