CHAPTER 153: ZONING CODE
Section
General Provisions 
   153.001   Title
   153.002   Purpose
   153.003   Conformance to the Future Land Use and Major Thoroughfare Plans
   153.004   Interpretation of terms or words
   153.005   Definitions
   153.006   Interpretation of Zoning Code generally
   153.007   Effective date
   153.008   Repeal of conflicting ordinances
Establishments of Districts 
   153.020   Purpose
   153.021   Districts
   153.023   Zoning Map
   153.024   Interpretation of district boundaries
General Zoning Regulations 
   153.040   Purpose
   153.041   Conformance required
   153.042   General lot area regulations
   153.043   General yard requirements
   153.044   Rear houses
   153.045   Building regulations
   153.046   Nonconformities
   153.047   Private swimming pools
   153.048   Parking and storage of certain vehicles
   153.049   Submission of plans
   153.050   Territory annexed
   153.051   Erosion
Single-Family Low Density Residential District (R-1) 
   153.065   Purpose
   153.066   Permitted uses
   153.067   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.068   Building height limit
   153.069   Required lot area and lot width
   153.070   Yards required
   153.071   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.072   Permitted signs
   153.073   Off-street parking and loading
   153.074   Dwelling requirements
   153.075   Certificate of completion
Single-Family Low Density Residential District (R-2) 
   153.090   Purpose
   153.091   Permitted uses
   153.092   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.093   Building height limit
   153.094   Required lot area and lot width
   153.095   Yard required
   153.096   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.097   Permitted signs
   153.098   Off-street parking and loading
   153.099   Dwelling requirements
   153.100   Certificate of completion
Single-Family Low Density Residential District (R-3) 
   153.115   Purpose
   153.116   Permitted uses
   153.117   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.118   Building height limit
   153.119   Required lot area and lot width
   153.120   Yards required
   153.121   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.122   Permitted signs
   153.123   Off-street parking and loading
   153.124   Dwelling requirements
   153.125   Certificate of completion
Two-Family Medium Density Residential District (R-5) 
   153.140   Purpose
   153.141   Permitted uses
   153.142   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.143   Building height limit
   153.144   Required lot area and lot width
   153.145   Yards required
   153.146   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.147   Permitted signs
   153.148   Off-street parking and loading
   153.149   Dwelling requirements
   153.150   Submission of plans
   153.151   Certificate of completion
Multiple-Family Residential District (R-6)
   153.165   Purpose
   153.166   Permitted uses
   153.167   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.168   Building height limit
   153.169   Required lot area and lot width
   153.170   Required yards
   153.171   Minimum gross floor area per dwelling unit
   153.172   Accessory structures
   153.173   Corner lots
   153.174   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.175   Minimum livable open space
   153.176   Minimum recreation space
   153.177   Distance between buildings on the same lot
   153.178   Required court dimensions
   153.179   Permitted signs
   153.180   Buffer yards
   153.181   Off-street parking and loading
   153.182   General regulations
   153.183   Certificate of completion
Manufactured Home Park District (MHPD) 
   153.200   Description of the park district
   153.201   Permitted uses; general requirements
   153.202   Accessory uses
   153.203   Environmental, open space and access requirements
   153.204   Electrical distribution system
   153.205   Fuel supply and storage
   153.206   Fire protection
   153.207   Miscellaneous requirements
   153.208   Permitted signs
   153.209   Review for zoning permit
   153.210   Licenses
   153.211   Inspection of manufactured home parks
   153.212   Notices, hearings and orders
   153.213   Certificate of completion
Office Business District (OB) 
   153.230   Purpose
   153.231   Permitted uses
   153.232   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.233   Building height
   153.234   Required lot area
   153.235   Yards required
   153.236   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.237   Permitted signs
   153.238   Off-street parking and loading
   153.239   Submission of plans
   153.240   Certificate of completion
   153.241   Dwelling requirements
Neighborhood Business District (NB) 
   153.255   Purpose
   153.256   Permitted uses
   153.257   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.258   Building height
   153.259   Required lot area
   153.260   Yards required
   153.261   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.262   Permitted signs
   153.263   Off-street parking and loading
   153.264   Submission of plans
   153.265   Certificate of completion
   153.266   Dwelling requirements
General Business District (GB) 
   153.280   Purpose
   153.281   Permitted uses
   153.282   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.283   Building height limit
   153.284   Required lot area
   153.285   Yards required
   153.286   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.287   Permitted signs
   153.288   Off-street parking and loading requirements
   153.289   Submission of plans
   153.290   Certificate of completion
   153.291   Dwelling requirements
Central Business District (CB) 
   153.305   Purpose
   153.306   Permitted uses
   153.307   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.308   Building height limit
   153.309   Required lot area
   153.310   Lot width
   153.311   Building setback
   153.312   Side yard
   153.313   Rear yard
   153.314   Building area
   153.315   Permitted signs
   153.316   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.317   Submission of plans
   153.318   Certificate of completion
Light Industrial District (LI) 
   153.335   Purpose
   153.336   Permitted uses
   153.337   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.338   Building height
   153.339   Lot area, width and yard requirements
   153.340   Permitted signs
   153.341   Off-street parking and loading requirements
   153.342   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.343   Submission of plans
   153.344   Certificate of completion
Heavy Industrial District (HI) 
   153.360   Purpose
   153.361   Permitted uses
   153.362   Accessory uses
   153.363   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.364   Building height
   153.365   Lot area, width and yard requirements
   153.366   Permitted signs
   153.367   Off-street parking and loading requirements
   153.368   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.369   Submission of plans
   153.370   Certificate of completion
Institutional Development District (ID) 
   153.385   Purpose
   153.386   Permitted uses
   153.387   Area regulations
   153.388   Permitted signs
   153.389   Off-street parking and loading
   153.390   Submission of plans
   153.391   Certificate of completion
Signs 
   153.410   Signs generally
   153.411   Governmental signs excluded
   153.412   General requirements for all signs and districts
   153.413   Permit required
   153.414   Signs permitted in all districts not requiring a permit
   153.415   Signs permitted in any district requiring a permit
   153.416   Signs permitted in commercial and manufacturing districts requiring a permit
   153.417   Temporary signs
   153.418   Free standing signs
   153.419   Wall signs pertaining to nonconforming uses
   153.420   Sign setback requirements
   153.421   Increased setback
   153.422   Setbacks for off-premises signs
   153.423   Setbacks for public and quasi-public signs
   153.424   Special yard provisions
   153.425   Surface area of a sign
   153.426   Limitation
   153.427   Maintenance
   153.428   Nonconforming signs and structures
   153.429   Loss of legal nonconforming status
   153.430   Violations
Off-Street Parking and Loading Facilities
   153.445   General requirements
   153.446   Parking space dimensions
   153.447   Loading space requirements and dimensions
   153.448   Paving
   153.449   Drainage
   153.450   Maintenance
   153.451   Lighting
   153.452   Location of parking spaces
   153.453   Screening or landscaping; parking area capacity
   153.454   Required trash areas
   153.455   Minimum distance and setbacks
   153.456   Joint use
   153.457   Wheel blocks
   153.458   Width of driveways
   153.459   Access
   153.460   Signs
   153.461   Stripping
   153.462   Parking space requirements
   153.463   General interpretations
   153.464   Plot plan review
Cluster Subdivision -Regulations For Single-Family Homes 
   153.480   Purpose
   153.481   Development standards
   153.482   Permitted uses
   153.483   Lot size variation procedure
   153.484   Open space requirements
   153.485   Method of procedure
Wind Energy Systems
   153.490   Purpose
   153.491   Definitions
   153.492   Applicability
   153.493   Conditional permitted use
   153.494   Permit requirements
   153.495   Wind energy electric system requirements
   153.496   Non-use
Entertainment Business District (EB) 
   153.500   Purpose
   153.501   Permitted uses
   153.502   Building height limit
   153.503   Required lot area and lot width
   153.504   Yards required
   153.505   Percentage of lot coverage
   153.506   Permitted signs
   153.507   Off-street parking and loading requirements
   153.508   Submission of plans
   153.509   Certificate of completion
   153.510   Conditions for the operation of a sexually oriented adult business
Administration and Enforcement 
   153.520   Zoning permits required
   153.521   Contents of application for zoning permit
   153.522   Approval of zoning permit
   153.523   Submission to Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation
   153.524   Expiration of zoning permit
   153.525   Certificate of completion
   153.526   Temporary certificate of completion
   153.527   Record of certificates of completion
   153.528   Failure to obtain a zoning permit or certificate of completion
   153.529   Construction and use to be as provided in applications, plans, permits, and certificates
   153.530   Complaints regarding violations
   153.531   Reserved
   153.532   Revision of regulations generally
   153.533   Initiation of zoning amendments
   153.534   Contents of application
   153.535   Transmittal to Planning Commission
   153.536   Submission to the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation
   153.537   Public hearing by Planning Commission
   153.538   Notice of public hearing in newspaper
   153.539   Notice to property owners by Planning Commission
   153.540   Recommendations by Planning Commission
   153.541   Public hearing by Village Council
   153.542   Notice of public hearing in newspaper
   153.543   Notice to property owners by Village Council
   153.544   Action by Village Council
   153.545   Effective date and referendum
Zoning Board of Appeals 
   153.560   Purpose
   153.561   Organization and procedure
   153.562   Governing guidelines
   153.563   Jurisdiction and powers
   153.564   Procedure and requirements for appeals and variances
   153.565   Appeals
   153.566   Reserved
   153.567   Stay of proceedings
   153.568   Variances
   153.569   Application and standards for variances
   153.570   Guidelines for granting variances
   153.571   Conditions imposed by the Board
   153.572   Lapses of variances
   153.573   Public hearing by the Board of Zoning Appeals
   153.574   Notice of public hearing in newspaper
   153.575   Notice to property owners
   153.576   Procedure and requirements for approval of conditional use generally
   153.577   Contents of application for conditional use permit
   153.578   General standards applicable to all conditional uses
   153.579   Supplementary conditions and safeguards
   153.580   Public hearing by the Zoning Board of Appeals
   153.581   Notice of public hearing in newspaper
   153.582   Notice to property owners
   153.583   Expiration of conditional use permit
   153.584   Decisions of the Board
   153.585   Duties of Zoning Administrator, Zoning Board of Appeals, Village Council and courts on matters of appeal
   153.586   Appeal to courts
Alternative Energy Systems
   153.601   Purpose
   153.602   Definitions
   153.603   Applicability
   153.604   Permit requirements
   153.605   Appeals and variances
   153.606   Solar energy systems
   153.607   Wind energy systems
   153.608   Outdoor furnaces and boilers
   153.609   Outdoor generators
   153.610   Maintenance and non-use
   153.611   Penalty
Riverfront Overlay District
   153.701   Purpose
   153.702   District boundaries
   153.703   Permitted uses
   153.704   Conditionally permitted uses
   153.705   Board of Riverfront development
   153.706   Application and notice
   153.707   Standards for review; Certificate of Appropriateness
   153.708   Appeals
   153.709   Jurisdiction of existing boards and commissions unaffected
   153.710   Penalty
 
   153.999   Penalty
Statutory reference:
   Municipal zoning, general state law provisions, see R.C. §§ 713.12 et seq.