UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE
 
Chapter 23B of the Tucson Code
Adopted – October 9, 2012
Effective – January 2, 2013
Last Revision — February 19, 2020
ARTICLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
1.1   TITLE AND EFFECTIVE DATE
1.2   AUTHORITY
1.3   PURPOSE OF THIS CODE
1.4   APPLICABILITY AND JURISDICTION
1.5   DETERMINATIONS OF THE
1.6   CONFLICTING PROVISIONS
1.7   TRANSITIONAL REGULATIONS
1.8   SEVERABILITY
ARTICLE 2: REVIEW AUTHORITIES AND POWERS
2.1   PURPOSE OF ARTICLE
2.2   REVIEW AND DECISION-MAKING BODIES
ARTICLE 3: GENERAL PROCEDURES
3.1   PURPOSE OF ARTICLE
3.2   GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
3.3   ZONING COMPLIANCE REVIEW PROCEDURES
3.4   SPECIAL EXCEPTION
3.5   REZONING (CHANGE OF ZONING)
3.6    PLAN ADOPTION AND AMENDMENT PROCEDURES
3.7    TEXT AMENDMENT PROCEDURE
3.8   LAND DIVISION AND
3.9   APPEALS
3.10   BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT APPEALS AND VARIANCES
3.11   ADMINISTRATIVE MODIFICATIONS
3.12   MISCELLANEOUS PERMITS AND APPROVALS
ARTICLE 4:
4.1   PURPOSE
4.2   ESTABLISHMENT OF BOUNDARIES
4.3   CATEGORIES OF
4.4   ORGANIZATION OF
4.5   
4.6   ZONING OF LAND ANNEXED INTO THE CITY OF TUCSON
4.7    - PURPOSE
4.8   USE TABLES
4.9   USE-SPECIFIC STANDARDS
4.10    , , AND
4.11   TEMPORARY USE OR
ARTICLE 5: OVERLAY
5.1   PURPOSE OF OVERLAY
5.2   HILLSIDE DEVELOPMENT
5.3   SCENIC CORRIDOR
5.4   
5.5   GATEWAY CORRIDOR
5.6    ENVIRONS
5.7   ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE
5.8   “H” HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND “HL”
5.9   DRACHMAN SCHOOL OVERLAY
5.10   NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION
5.12   DOWNTOWN AREA INFILL INCENTIVE DISTRICT
5.13   URBAN OVERLAY DISTRICT
ARTICLE 6: DIMENSIONAL AND MEASUREMENTS
6.1   PURPOSE
6.2   APPLICABILITY
6.3   DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS
6.4   RULES OF MEASUREMENT AND EXCEPTIONS TO DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS
6.5   PRINCIPAL
6.6    , , AND
ARTICLE 7: STANDARDS
7.1   PURPOSE
7.2   APPLICABILITY
7.3   SOLAR CONSIDERATIONS
7.4   MOTOR VEHICLE AND PARKING
7.5    LOADING
7.6    AND SCREENING
7.7   NATIVE PLANT PRESERVATION
7.8   ACCESS
7.9   
7.10   ALLEYS
7.11   DETENTION AND RETENTION BASINS
7.12   EASEMENTS REQUIRED
7.13   EXCAVATING AND
7.14   HYDROLOGY
7.15   SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLE DISPOSAL, COLLECTION, AND STORAGE
7.16   
ARTICLE 7A: SIGN STANDARDS
7A.1   PURPOSE, INTENT, AND APPLICABILITY
7A.2   INTERPRETATION, SEVERABILITY, AND NON-COMMERCIAL SPEECH SUBSTITUTION
7A.3   DEFINITIONS
7A.4   PERMITS, INSPECTIONS, AND FEES
7A.5   VIOLATIONS, ENFORCEMENT, PENALTIES
7A.6   MEASUREMENTS, LOCATION, AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
7A.7   SIGN DESIGN OPTIONS
7A.8   EXEMPT AND PROHIBITED SIGNS
7A.9   NONCONFORMING SIGNS AND CHANGE OF USE
7A.10   SIGN TYPES AND GENERAL STANDARDS
7A.11   SPECIAL DISTRICTS
7A.12   APPEALS AND VARIANCES
7A.13   SIGN DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE
ARTICLE 8: LAND DIVISION, , AND STANDARDS
8.1   PURPOSE
8.2   APPLICABILITY
8.3   LAND DIVISION
8.4   
8.5   EXPIRATION DATES
8.6   GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR
8.7    DESIGN STANDARDS
ARTICLE 9: , , AND
9.1   GENERAL
9.2   
9.3   
ARTICLE 10: ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES
10.1   PURPOSE
10.2   ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY
10.3   
10.4   PENALTIES AND REMEDIES
ARTICLE 11: DEFINITIONS AND RULES OF CONSTRUCTION
11.1   ARTICLE ORGANIZATION
11.2   GENERAL RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF LANGUAGE
11.3   DEFINITIONS OF GROUPS, CLASSES, AND TYPES
11.4   OTHER TERMS DEFINED
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