CHAPTER 154:  ZONING CODE
Section
General Provisions
   154.001   Purpose
   154.002   Definitions
   154.003   Validity and separability
   154.004   Repealer
Districts and Zoning District Map
   154.015   Establishment of districts; list
   154.016   Prohibited use class
   154.017   Zoning districts map
Planned Unit Developments
   154.030   General regulations - planned unit developments
   154.031   PUD review, approval and establishment process
Regulations for All Use Districts
   154.045   Permitted uses
   154.046   Permitted area, height, number of families and yards
   154.047   Permitted height exceptions
   154.048   Airports
   154.049   Front yard variances in residential districts
   154.050   Front yard depth on major and collector thoroughfares
   154.051   Conditions and safeguards
   154.052   Health approval of sanitary facilities required
   154.053   Transition areas
   154.054   Essential services
   154.055   Prior construction
   154.056   Principal building
   154.057   Access to street required
   154.058   Substandard lots
   154.059   Corner lots
   154.060   Lots, yards and open spaces
   154.061   Visibility
   154.062   Dwellings in other than main structure
   154.063   Dwellings in nonresidential districts
   154.064   Accessory structures and uses
   154.065   Drainage channels and floodplains
   154.066   Approval of plats
   154.067   Inconsistencies
   154.068   Prohibited uses
   154.069   Landscaping plan
   154.070   Site plan review; conformance
   154.071   Architectural design review
   154.072   Planned commercial development provisions
   154.073   Development near oil and gas well sites and near above ground oil and gas storage tanks
   154.074   (Reserved)
   154.075   Certificate of occupancy
   154.076   Building setbacks on cul-de-sacs
   154.077   Transportation analysis
   154.078   Airport hazard areas
   154.079   Permit within a flood hazard area
   154.080   Public hearing
   154.081   Off-site impacts
   154.082   Fences, walls and hedges
   154.083   Residential cluster developments
Low-Density Residential (LDR) District
   154.085   Purpose
   154.086   Permitted uses
   154.087   (Reserved)
   154.088   Area and height regulations
   154.089   (Reserved)
   154.090   Streets
   154.091   (Reserved)
   154.092   (Reserved)
R-1 Residential District
   154.095   Purpose
   154.096   Permitted uses
   154.097   Area and height regulations
R-2 Residential District
   154.110   Purpose
   154.111   Permitted uses
   154.112   Area and height regulations
   154.113   Other regulations
R-3 Residential District
   154.125   Purpose
   154.126   Permitted uses
   154.127   Area and height regulations
   154.128   Other regulations
R-4 Residential District
   154.140   Purpose
   154.141   Permitted uses
   154.142   Site plan review
   154.143   Conformance with site plan
   154.144   Exceptions
   154.145   Area and height regulations
C-1 Local Commercial District
   154.155   Purpose
   154.156   Permitted uses
   154.157   Area and height regulations
   154.158   Landscape plan
   154.159   Site plan review and conformance
   154.160   Architectural design review
C-3 Intensive Commercial District
   154.190   Purpose
   154.191   Permitted uses
   154.192   Sexually oriented business uses
   154.193   Signs
   154.194   Area and height regulations
   154.195   Landscape plan
   154.196   Site plan review and conformance
   154.197   Architectural design review
C-4 Highway Interchange Commercial District
   154.210   Purpose
   154.211   Permitted uses
   154.212   Signs
   154.213   Area and height regulations
   154.214   Off-street parking
   154.215   Landscape plan
   154.216   Driveways and access
   154.217   Site plan review and conformance
   154.218   Architectural design review
C-5 Commercial Office District
   154.230   Purpose
   154.231   Permitted uses
   154.232   Conditionally permissible uses
   154.233   Restrictions
   154.234   Traffic analysis
   154.235   Area and height regulations
   154.236   Landscaping plan
   154.237   Off-street parking
   154.238   Site plan review
   154.239   Architectural design review
College Street Gateway (CSG) District
   154.240   Purpose
   154.241   Permitted uses
   154.242   Conditionally permitted uses
   154.243   Area and height regulations
   154.244   Site design and development regulations
   154.245   Off-street parking
   154.246   Landscape plan
   154.247   Site plan review and conformance
   154.248   Architectural design review
I-1 Light Industrial District
   154.250   Purpose
   154.251   Permitted uses
   154.252   Signs
   154.253   Area and height regulations
   154.254   Landscape plan
   154.255   Site plan review
   154.256   Architectural design review
   154.257   Off-site impacts
I-2 Heavy Industrial District
   154.270   Purpose
   154.271   Permitted uses
   154.272   Parking and loading requirements
   154.273   Area and height regulations
   154.274   Landscape plan
   154.275   Site plan review
   154.276   Architectural design review
   154.277   Off-site impacts
AP Airport District
   154.290   Purpose
   154.291   Permitted uses
   154.292   Area and height regulations
   154.293   Definitions
   154.294   Zones
   154.295   Zoning map
   154.296   Restrictions
   154.297   Permits
   154.298   Nonconforming uses
   154.299   Airport Zoning Board of Appeals
   154.300   Judicial review
   154.301   Amendments
Central Business Development District
   154.315   Purpose
   154.316   Permitted uses
   154.317   Provisions and requirements
Great Oaks Mixed Use District
   154.330   Purpose
   154.331   Permitted uses
   154.332   Underlying zoning
   154.333   Provisions and requirements
   154.334   Supplementary conditions
   154.335   Site plan review
   154.336   Architectural design review
Main Street Redevelopment District
   154.350   Intent, purpose and definitions
   154.351   Permitted uses
   154.352   Specific development requirements
   154.353   General development plan review process
   154.354   General development plan submission requirements
   154.355   Architectural design review
   154.356   Effect of general development plan approval
   154.357   Amendment to approved general development plan required
   154.358   Overlay district map
High Street Arterial Development District
   154.365   Purpose
   154.366   Permitted uses
   154.367   Provisions and requirements
   154.368   Off-street parking
Nonconforming Uses
   154.385   Purpose
   154.386   Incompatibility of nonconforming uses
   154.387   Avoidance of undue hardship
   154.388   Structures and uses nonconforming by use district
   154.389   Structures and uses nonconforming because of development regulations
   154.390   Nonconforming uses in all districts
   154.391   Nonconforming lots of record
   154.392   Certificate of nonconforming use
Off-Street Parking and Loading
   154.405   Off-street parking required
   154.406   Establishment of regulations
   154.407   Definitions
   154.408   Schedule of parking requirements
   154.409   Loading facilities
Satellite Earth Stations
   154.455   Permitted or conditionally permitted use
   154.456   Definition
   154.457   Permit required; procedure
   154.458   General conditions
   154.459   Residential zoning district provisions
   154.460   Nonresidential zoning district and multi-family housing development regulations
On-Premise Exterior Signs
   154.470   Purpose
   154.471   Relation to Building Code
   154.472   Application of sign regulations
   154.473   General provisions, rules of measurement and definitions
   154.474   Residential District signs
   154.475   Commercial District signs
   154.476   Industrial District signs
   154.477   Airport (AP) District signs
   154.478   I-76 Highway sign overlay district
   154.479   Temporary signs
   154.480   (Reserved)
   154.481   Nonconforming signs
   154.482   Zoning certificate and design review process
   154.483   Supplementary regulations for all districts
   154.484   Prohibited signs
   154.485   Planned Unit Development signs
   154.486   Tables related to signs
Wireless Telecommunication Facilities
   154.495   Purpose and intent
   154.496   Definitions
   154.497   Conditional zoning exemptions
   154.498   General requirements
   154.499   Factors in consideration of conditional zoning certificates
   154.500   Availability of suitable existing towers or other structures
   154.501   Area, height and buffer regulations all districts
   154.502   Design regulations
   154.503   Removal of abandoned towers
   154.504   Annual inspection required
   154.505   Denial of a conditional zoning certificate
   154.506   Performance guarantee required
Riparian Zone Setbacks
   154.510   Purpose and applicability
   154.511   Definitions
   154.512   Establishment of designated riparian zones along watercourses and wetlands
   154.513   Permitted structures and uses within a designated riparian zone
   154.514   Structures and uses prohibited in riparian zones
   154.515   Existing structures within riparian zones
   154.516   Inspection of riparian zones
   154.517   Violations
   154.518   Variances and appeals
Off-Site Impacts
   154.520   Purpose
   154.521   Application of regulations and exemptions
   154.522   Noise
   154.523   Vibration
   154.524   Odor
   154.525   Glare
   154.526   Air pollution
   154.527   Measurements
   154.528   Documentation in advance
Certificates and Fees
   154.540   Schedule of fees
   154.541   Zoning certificate required
   154.542   Conditional zoning certificates; purpose
   154.543   Application procedure for conditional zoning certificates; fees and costs
   154.544   Basis of determination
   154.545   Permitted conditional uses
   154.546   Conditionally permissible uses, regulations
Appeals
   154.560   Board of Zoning Appeals
   154.561   Powers and duties of Board
   154.562   Power of Board in reversing decision or granting variance
   154.563   Limitations on Board's power to act
   154.564   Board's authority to require use of vacant land
   154.565   Application for appeal; form of appeal or application
   154.566   Public hearing required
   154.567   Time within which Board must act; time limit on Board action
   154.568   Appeals and variances run with land
   154.569   Procedure
   154.570   Appeals from Board of Zoning Appeals decisions
Administration and Enforcement
   154.580   Amendments
   154.581   Zoning Inspector
   154.582   Powers of Planning Commission
   154.583   Zoning certificate applications
   154.584   Violations
   154.585   Inspection, order to correct; correction period
 
   154.999   Penalty
Cross-reference:
   Development of city-owned recreation site and facilities, see §§ 34.40 et seq.
Statutory reference:
   Municipal planning and zoning generally, see R.C. Chapter 713