APPENDIX A
ZONING*
*Editor's note— Printed herein is Ord. No. 2004-12, adopted May 4, 2004. Amendments enacted after May 4, 2004 are indicated by parenthetical history notes following amended provisions. The absence of a history note indicates that the provision derives unchanged from the 2004 zoning ordinance. A uniform system of punctuation and capitalization has been used. Obvious misspellings have been corrected without notation and material in brackets [] has been added for clarity. Prior to the adoption of Ord. No. 2004-12, the zoning ordinance codified herein as appendix A derived from Ord. No. 1985-5, adopted June 4, 1985; Ord. 1988-10, §§ 1—3, adopted Oct. 4, 1988; Ord. No. 1989-7, § 1, adopted Aug. 1, 1989; Ord. No. 1991-6, § 1, adopted May 7, 1991; Ord. No. 1992-2, § 1, adopted Jan. 7, 1992; Ord. No. 1992-22, § 1, adopted Aug. 4, 1992; Ord. No. 1992-23, § 1, adopted Aug. 4, 1992; Ord. No. 1992-37, §§ 1, 2, adopted Dec. 1, 1992; Ord. No. 1993-4, § 1, adopted Feb. 2, 1993; Ord. No. 1993-14, § 1, adopted April 6, 1993; Ord. No. 1993-15, § 1, adopted April 6, 1993; Ord. No. 1993-24, § 1, adopted Sept. 7, 1993; Ord. No. 1993-25, § 1, adopted Sept. 7, 1993; Ord. No. 1994-16, § 1, adopted July 12, 1994; Ord. No. 1994-17, § 1, adopted July 12, 1994; Ord. No. 1994-21, § 1, adopted Sept. 6, 1994; Ord. No. 1995-8, §§ 1, 2, adopted June 6, 1995; Ord. No. 1996-5, §§ 1, 2, adopted March 6, 1996; Ord. No. 1996-6, adopted May 8, 1996; Ord. No. 1996-7, adopted May 8, 1996; Ord. No. 1996-9, § 1, adopted May 24, 1996; Ord. No. 1996-13, § 1, adopted Sept. 3, 1996; Ord. No. 1996-14, § 1, adopted Sept. 3, 1996; Ord. No. 1996-17, §§ 1—6, adopted Dec. 3, 1996; Ord. No. 1996-18, §§ 1—10, adopted Dec. 3, 1996; Ord. No. 1996-19, §§ 1, 2, adopted Dec. 3, 1996; Ord. No. 1996-20, § 1, adopted Dec. 3, 1996; Ord. No. 1997-1, § 2, adopted Feb. 5, 1997; Ord. No. 1997-7, § 1, adopted May 22, 1997; Ord. No. 1998-10, §§ 1, 2, adopted July 7, 1998; Ord. No. 1999-4, §§ 1, 2, adopted March 2, 1999; Ord. No. 1999-5, adopted May 4, 1999; Ord. No. 1999-6, §§ 1, 2, adopted June 1, 1999; Ord. No. 1999-20, §§ 1—3, adopted Dec. 7, 1999; Ord. No. 2000-5, § 1, adopted April 4, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-7, § 1, adopted May 4, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-8, § 1, adopted May 4, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-6, §§ 1, 2, adopted May 4, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-9, § 1, adopted May 4, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-10, § 1, adopted May 4, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-13, § 1, adopted June 6, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-18, adopted Aug. 1, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-21, §§ 1—3, adopted Sept. 5, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-22, § 1, adopted Sept. 5, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-23, § 1, adopted Sept. 5, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-25, § 1, adopted Oct. 3, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-26, § 1, adopted Oct. 3, 2000; Ord. No. 2000-31, §§ 1, 2, adopted Dec. 5, 2000; Ord. No. 2001-06, §§ 1, 2, adopted March 14, 2001; Ord. No. 2001-13, adopted May 1, 2001; Ord. No. 2001-16, §§ 1—4, adopted May 10, 2001; Ord. No. 2001-20, §§ 1—8, adopted July 10, 2001; Ord. No. 2001-22, adopted July 10, 2001; Ord. No. 2002-1, §§ 1—9, adopted Jan. 3, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-3, §§ 1—7, adopted Feb. 5, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-5, §§ 1—3, adopted March 7, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-6, § 1, adopted March 7, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-9, § 1, adopted April 2, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-10, § 1, adopted April 2, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-13, §§ A2—A12, adopted June 4, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-17, §§ 1—18, adopted July 9, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-18, §§ 1—3, adopted July 9, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-21, § 1, adopted Aug. 6, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-27, § 1, adopted Oct. 1, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-28, § 1, adopted Oct. 1, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-29, § 1, adopted Nov. 6, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-30, §§ 1, 2, adopted Nov. 6, 2002; Ord. No. 2002-32, § 1, adopted Dec. 3, 2002; Ord. No. 2003-02, §§ 1—3, adopted Feb. 4, 2003; Ord. No. 2003-03, §§ 1, 2, adopted Feb. 4, 2003; Ord. No. 2003-06, §§ 1—3, adopted May 6, 2003; Ord. No. 2003-07, §§ 1, 2, adopted June 3, 2003; Ord. No. 2003-10, adopted July 28. 2003; Ord. No. 2003-11, §§ 1—3, adopted Aug. 5, 2003; Ord. No. 2004-08, adopted April 6, 2004.
*Cross reference— Buildings and building regulations, Ch. 5; housing, Ch. 9; planning, Ch. 13; subdivision regulations, App. B.
   ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SURF CITY, NORTH CAROLINA
   ENACTMENT:
   AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING COMPREHENSIVE ZONING REGULATIONS FOR THE TOWN OF SURF CITY, NORTH CAROLINA, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ADMINISTRATION ENFORCEMENT, AND AMENDMENT THEREOF, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL STATUTES 160A, ARTICLE 19 PART 3 (160A-381) AND FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.
   PREAMBLE:
   WHEREAS, the General Statutes of North Carolina empowers the Town of Surf City to enact a zoning ordinance and to provide for its administration, enforcement, and amendment, and
   WHEREAS, the town council deems it necessary for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, morals, or general welfare of the town to enact such an ordinance, and
   WHEREAS, the Town of Surf City's original zoning ordinance adopted March 2, 1965 and amended various times, is outdated and is in need of a comprehensive revision and update, and
   WHEREAS, the town council has contracted with the planning advisor to recommend the boundaries of the various districts and appropriate regulations to be enforced therein, and
   WHEREAS, the planning advisor has divided the town into districts and has prepared regulations pertaining to such districts in accordance with the land use plan and designed to lessen congestion throughout the town; to secure safety from fire, panic, and other dangers, to promote health and the general welfare, to provide adequate light and air; to prevent the overcrowding of land; to avoid undue concentration of population; to facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks, and other public requirements, and
   WHEREAS, the planning advisor and town council have given reasonable consideration, among other things, to the character of the districts and their peculiar suitability for particular uses, with a view to conserving the value of buildings and encouraging the most appropriate use of land throughout the town, and
   WHEREAS, the town council has given due public notice of hearings relating to zoning districts, regulations, and restrictions, and
   WHEREAS, all requirements of the General Statutes of North Carolina, with regard to the preparation of this revised ordinance and subsequent action of the town council have been met;
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN OF SURF CITY, NORTH CAROLINA AS FOLLOWS:
   SECTION 1.0 - INTRODUCTION
   SECTION 2.0 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
   SECTION 3.0 - DEFINITIONS
   SECTION 4.0 - ESTABLISHMENT OF ZONING DISTRICTS AND USE REQUIREMENTS BY DISTRICT
   SECTION 5.0 - SUPPLEMENTAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
   SECTION 6.0 - REGULATIONS FOR SIGNS
   SECTION 7.0 - NONCONFORMING SITUATIONS
   SECTION 8.0 - CONDITIONAL USE DISTRICTS
   SECTION 9.0 - MANUFACTURED HOME, MANUFACTURED HOME PARKS AND CAMPGROUNDS
   SECTION 10.0 - ESTABLISHMENT OF VESTED RIGHTS
   SECTION 11.0 - ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
   SECTION 12.0 - AMENDMENTS
   SECTION 13.0 - LEGAL PROVISIONS
   SECTION 14.0 - BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT