PINEHURST DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE
APPENDIX A
PINEHURST DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE
Table of Contents
DIVISION I: ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 1.1   Titles; Effective Date
Section 1.2   Statement of Intent of this Ordinance
Section 1.3   General Purposes and Authority
Section 1.4   Official Map of Zoning Districts and Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Line
Section 1.5   Jurisdiction and Applicability
Section 1.6   Conflict or Inconsistency with Other Laws, Covenants, or Deed Restrictions
Section 1.7   The Comprehensive Long Range Plan
   1.7.1   Legal Effect of the Comprehensive Long Range Plan
   1.7.2   Periodic Review
Section 1.8   Engineering Standards and Specifications Manual
Section 1.9   Severability
Section 1.10   Pending Application
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATIVE RULES; NONCOMFORMITIES
Section 2.1   Transitional Rules
Section 2.2   General Rules for Interpreting Words, Terms and Illustrations
Section 2.3   Nonconformities
   2.3.1   Purpose and Scope
   2.3.2   Nonconforming Uses
   2.3.3   Nonconforming Structures
   2.3.4   Nonconforming Signs
   2.3.5   Nonconforming Lots of Record
CHAPTER 3. DECISION MAKING AND ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES
Section 3.1   Village Council
Section 3.2   Planning and Zoning Board
Section 3.3   Zoning Board of Adjustment
Section 3.4   Reserved
Section 3.5   Historic Preservation Commission
Section 3.6   Reserved
Section 3.7   Village Staff and Departments
   3.7.1   Village Planner
   3.7.2   Planning and Inspections Department
   3.7.3   Village Engineer
   3.7.4   Fire Department
   3.7.5   Police Department
   3.7.6   Technical Review Committee (TRC)
CHAPTER 4. PUBLIC HEARING, PERMITS AND APPROVALS
Section 4.1   Notices and Public Hearings
   4.1.1   Notice Requirements
   4.1.2   Public Hearing Procedures
Section 4.2   Permits and Approvals
   4.2.1   Development Permit Required
   4.2.2   Development Permit Application
   4.2.3   Term of a Development Permit
   4.2.4   Previously Issued Building Permits
   4.2.5   Appeal of Development Permit Denial
   4.2.6   Prerequisite Permits, Approvals, and Reviews for a Development Permit
   4.2.7   Simultaneous Processing of Applications for Different Permits and Approvals for the Same Development
   4.2.8   Simultaneous Processing of Voluntary Annexation Petitions
   4.2.9   Processing Fees
   4.2.10   Property Owned by Applicant
   4.2.11   Village Planner to Determine the Completeness of All Initial Applications
Section 4.3   Vested Rights Certificate
   4.3.1   Purpose and Authority
   4.3.2   Establishment of Vested Right
   4.3.3   Procedure
   4.3.4   Two-Year Vested Rights Period
   4.3.5   Vested Rights Certificate Required
   4.3.6   Exceptions
   4.3.7   Effect of Changes to Approved Plan and Vested Rights
   4.3.8   Provisions to Which Vesting Does Not Apply
   4.3.9   Voluntary Annexation
Section 4.4   Temporary Uses Permit
   4.4.1   Development Permit for Temporary Uses Required
   4.4.2   Required Permit
Section 4.5   Special Uses Permit
   4.5.1   Purpose and Applicability; Special Uses
   4.5.2   Special Uses Requiring Variances
   4.5.3   Application Requirements; Determination of Completeness
   4.5.4   Lapse of Special Use Approval for Failure to Obtain Site Plan Approval
   4.5.5   Action on Special Uses
   4.5.6   Standards of Review
   4.5.7   Effect of Approval or Denial
   4.5.8   Changes to Terms and Conditions of Approval
Section 4.6   Building Permits
   4.6.1   Permit Required
   4.6.2   Conflict with Pinehurst Municipal Code/North Carolina Building Code
Section 4.7   Certificates of Occupancy
   4.7.1   Certificate of Occupancy Required
   4.7.2   Temporary Certificate of Occupancy
   4.7.3   Approval Procedure
CHAPTER 5. VARIANCES AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS
Section 5.1   Variances
   5.1.1   Purpose and Scope
   5.1.2   Provisions Which May Not be Varied by the Zoning Board of Adjustment
   5.1.3   Application Requirements; Determination of Completeness
   5.1.4   Action by the Zoning Board of Adjustment
   5.1.5   Standards of Review
   5.1.6   Previously Granted Variances
   5.1.7   Effect of Approval or Denial
   5.1.8   Appeals
Section 5.2   Administrative Modification of Dimensional Standards
Section 5.3   Appeals of Administrative Decisions
   5.3.1   Purpose and Scope
   5.3.2   Decisions Which May Be Appealed
   5.3.3   Persons Who May File an Appeal
   5.3.4   Filing of Appeal
   5.3.5   Action by the Zoning Board of Adjustment
   5.3.6   Effect of Reversal or Modification
   5.3.7   Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment
CHAPTER 6. TEXT AMENDMENTS AND REZONINGS
Section 6.1   General Provisions
   6.1.1   Purpose and Scope
   6.1.2   Initiation of Amendments
   6.1.3   Filing and Content of Applications
   6.1.4   Staff Review
   6.1.5   Review by Planning and Zoning Board
   6.1.6   Review and Action by the Village Council
   6.1.7   Waiting Period for Subsequent Applications
Section 6.2   Special Provisions for Conditional Districts
   6.2.1   Application Procedures
   6.2.2   Formal Review
   6.2.3   Effect of Approval/Changes
   6.2.4   Standards for Conditional Districts (CD)
Section 6.3   Reserved
Section 6.4   Appeals
CHAPTER 7. ENFORCEMENT AGAINST VIOLATIONS
Section 7.1   Duties of Administrative Officers, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Courts, and Village Council Regarding Enforcement of this Ordinance
Section 7.2   Penalties for Violations
Section 7.3   Notice of Violation and Citation Procedure
Section 7.4   Injunctive Relief and Other Remedies
Section 7.5   Violations of Approved Plans
DIVISION II: REGULATORY PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 8. ZONING
Section 8.1   Rules Governing the Interpretation of Zoning District Boundaries
Section 8.2   General Use Zoning Districts
   8.2.1   (PC) Public Conservation District
   8.2.2   (RD) Recreation Development District
   8.2.3   (R-210) Residential District
   8.2.4   Medium Density Residential Districts
   8.2.5   High Density Residential Districts
   8.2.6   (R-MF) Residential Multi-Family District
   8.2.7   (NC) Neighborhood Commercial District
   8.2.8   Reserved
   8.2.9   (H) Hotel
   8.2.10   (HD) Hospital Development District
   8.2.11   (OP) Office Professional Development District
   8.2.12   (VCP) Village Cottage Professional District
   8.2.13   (VR) Village Residential
   8.2.14   (VMU) Village Mixed Use District
   8.2.15   (VC) Village Commercial District
Section 8.3   Overlay Zoning Districts
   8.3.1   Pinehurst South Overlay Districts
   8.3.1.1   Purpose and Intent
   8.3.1.2   Conflict with Other Code Sections
   8.3.1.3   Plan Approvals Required
   8.3.1.4   Pinehurst South Business Overlay District Requirements
   8.3.1.5   Pinehurst South Business Overlay District Permitted Uses
   8.3.1.6   Compliance with all Other Regulations
   8.3.2   Historic Preservation Overlay District
   8.3.2.1   Purpose and Intent
   8.3.2.2   Historic Districts Established
   8.3.2.3   Certificate of Appropriateness Required
   8.3.2.4   Certificate of Appropriateness Procedure
   8.3.2.5   Review Criteria
   8.3.2.6   Certain Changes Not Prohibited
   8.3.2.7   Delay in Demolition
   8.3.2.8   Application Review by Commission
   8.3.2.9   Appeal of Decision
   8.3.2.10   Compliance
   8.3.2.11   State Recommendations
   8.3.3   Watershed Protection Overlay District
   8.3.3.1   Purpose and Intent
   8.3.3.2   Applicability
   8.3.3.3   Procedure for Development Approval
   8.3.3.4   Prohibited Uses
   8.3.3.5   Limitations on Impervious Area
   8.3.3.6   Modifications by Variance
   8.3.3.7   Stream Buffers
   8.3.3.8   Street Construction
Section 8.4   Conditional Zoning Districts
   8.4.1   Purpose and Intent
   8.4.2   Conditional Districts
Section 8.5   Table of Permitted and Special Uses and Special Requirements
   8.5.1   Symbols Used on Table of Uses
Section 8.6   Special Requirements (SR) to the Table of Permitted and Special Uses and Special Requirements
Section 8.7   Accessory Uses
Section 8.8   Temporary Uses (All Districts)
   8.8.1   Permit Required
   8.8.2   Temporary Uses Not Listed
CHAPTER 9. DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS AND PROCESSES
Section 9.1   General Standards
   9.9.1   Reserved
Section 9.2   Tables of Dimensional Requirements
Section 9.3   Special Use Districts Design Standards
   9.3.1   Village Mixed Use District Design Standards
   9.3.2   Village Cottage Professional District Design Standards
   9.3.3   Village Residential District Design Standards
Section 9.4   Off-Street Parking Requirements
   9.4.1   Purpose and Scope
   9.4.1.1   Off-Street Parking Space Requirements
   9.4.1.2   Location and Design of Parking Areas/Stacking Lanes
   9.4.1.3   Shared Parking
Section 9.5   Landscaping Requirements
   9.5.1   Purpose and Scope
   9.5.1.1   Landscape Plan Required
   9.5.1.2   Planted Buffers
   9.5.1.3   Landscape Screens
   9.5.1.4   Parking Area Landscaping
   9.5.1.5   Maintenance Responsibility
   9.5.1.6   Request for Extension of Compliance
   9.5.1.7   Existing Vegetation Credits
   9.5.1.8   Specimen Trees
   9.5.1.9   Preservation and Removal on Private Property
   9.5.1.10  Undisturbed Buffers Along Streams, Wetlands, and Water Bodies
Section 9.6   Reserved
Section 9.7   Sign Regulations
   9.7.1   General Purpose and Intent
   9.7.1.1   Applicability
   9.7.1.2   Computation of Signage Area
   9.7.1.3   General Provisions
   9.7.1.4   Permitted Signage by Category
   9.7.1.5   Other Permitted Signage Standards
   9.7.1.6   Signs Not Requiring a Permit
   9.7.1.7   Temporary Signs
   9.7.1.8   Prohibited Signs
   9.7.1.9   Sign Illumination
Section 9.8   Exterior Lighting Standards
   9.8.1   Purpose and Scope
   9.8.1.2   Standards
   9.8.1.3   Additional Regulations
Section 9.9   Water and Sewer Requirements
Section 9.10   Reserved
Section 9.11   Flood Damage Prevention Standards
   9.11.1   Applicability
Section 9.12   Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control
Section 9.13   Fences, Walls and Columns
Section 9.14   Design Standards for Single Family Dwellings
   9.14.1   Purpose
   9.14.2   Design Criteria and Review Procedures
   9.14.3   Reserved
   9.14.4   Reserved
   9.14.5   Exterior Building Materials and Colors
   9.14.6   Tree Conservation and Newly Installed Trees and Plants
   9.14.7   Single-Family Dwelling Development Review Process
   9.14.8   A Certificate of Occupancy will only be issued upon
Section 9.15   Reserved
Section 9.16   Site Plan Development Standards
   9.16.1   Site Plan Approval Required; Minor Site Plans and Major Site Plans
   9.16.1.2   Coordination of Site Plan Approval with Other Review Processes
   9.16.1.3   Application Requirements for Both Minor and Major Site Plans
   9.16.1.4   Consideration of Minor Site Plans
   9.16.1.5   Consideration of Major Site Plans
   9.16.1.6   Effect and Duration of Major and Minor Site Plan Approval
   9.16.1.7   General Design Standards for Major and Minor Site Plans
   9.16.1.8   Required Improvements for Major and Minor Site Plans
   9.16.1.9   Recording of Plat for Dedications
   9.16.1.10   Timing and Inspection of Required Improvements
   9.16.1.11   Acceptance of Improvements for Village Maintenance
Section 9.17   Subdivision Standards
   9.17.1.1   Plat Approval Required; Major Subdivisions and Minor Subdivisions
   9.17.1.2   Summary of Approval of Minor Subdivisions
   9.17.1.3   Summary of Approval of Major Subdivisions
   9.17.1.4   Summary of Approval of Subdivisions Associated With a General Concept Plan
   9.17.1.5   Preliminary Plat Approval
   9.17.1.6   Final Plat Approval
   9.17.1.7   Effect of Approval of Final Plat
   9.17.1.8   Actions by Moore County Register of Deeds
   9.17.1.9   Restriction on Sale or Transfer of Subdivided Land Without an Approved Final Plat
   9.17.1.10   Revisions to Approved Plats
   9.17.1.11   Required Open Space
   9.17.1.12   Required Dedications, Improvements and Design Standards in General
   9.17.1.13   Blocks
   9.17.1.14   Lots
   9.17.1.15   Streets
   9.17.1.16   Monuments and Markers
   9.17.1.17   Street Lighting
   9.17.1.18   Storm Drainage
   9.17.1.19   Sidewalks
   9.17.1.20   Utilities
   9.17.1.21   Reserved
   9.17.1.22   Reserved
   9.17.1.23   Name of Subdivision
   9.17.1.24   Historic Properties and Natural Assets
   9.17.1.25   Timing and Inspection of Improvements
   9.17.1.26   Improvement Guarantees
   9.17.1.27   Substitute Performance Guarantees
CHAPTER 10.  VILLAGE OF PINEHURST DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE DEFINITIONS
Section 10.1   Use and Meaning of Words
Section 10.2   Definitions
APPENDICES:
Appendix A -   Plot/Sketch Plan Information
Appendix B -     Single-Family Dwelling Development Review Process/Checklist for Single-Family Development Review Applications
Appendix C -    General Concept Plan Information
Appendix D -     Site Plan Information
Appendix E -   Subdivision Plan Information
Appendix F -   Reference of Plant Species Native to the Sandhills and/or Included in Water Conserving Requirements