Each Section of the Land Development Regulations is provided below, and should be used for informational purposes only in researching for or beginning a new development proposal. It is strongly encouraged that a member of Staff be consulted prior to submitting any development proposal. The last update of the LDRs occured on October 14, 2014, and is reflected in the links below.
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All Zoning Districts are individually listed below. Please refer to the Zoning Map to find which district regulations are applicable for each property.
NOTE: The Central Business District (CBD) regulations were repealed and replaced with Ordinance 02-15, and further amended by Ordinance 27-15 and Ordinance 28-15.
Section 4.5.1 provides regulations applicable to historic districts and those properties which are individually listed on the Local Register of Historic Places. Compliance with these regulations is required in addition to those for each zoning district.
Article 4.6 includes Special District Boundary Treatments-4.6.4, regulations for walls, fences, and hedges-4.6.5, Signs-4.6.7, Lighting-4.6.8, Parking-4.6.9, Sight Visibility-4.6.14, Swimming Pools-4.6.15, Landscaping-4.6.16, Architectural Elevations and Aesthetics-4.6.18, Trees-4.6.19.
Amended multiple LDR Sections associated with the CBD revisions adopted in Ordinance 02-15.Adopted on February 24, 2015.
Repealed LDR Section 4.4.28, Central Business District-Railroad Corridor, and placed all CBD-RC zoned properties within the CBD Railroad Corridor Sub-district. Adopted on February 24, 2015.
Revisions to LDR Section 4.6.9 regarding off-street parking and in-lieu of parking fees. Adopted on May 20, 2015.
Revisions to LDR Section 4.5.1(E)(6), regarding the relocation of structures within, to, or from historic districts or sites, and enacting LDR Section 7.10.11, Historic Structures. Adopted August 18, 2015.
Repealing LDR Section 4.5.1(E)(7), Demolition, and amending LDR Section 4.5.1(F), Restrictions on Demolitions, and LDR Section 4.5.1(G), Unsafe Buildings. These amendments pertain to the demolition of struxtures located within historic districts or on indivisually listed sites. Adopted July 7, 2015.
Revisions to LDR Section 4.7, Family/Workforce Housing. Adopted July 7, 2015.
Provided for a new Land Development Regulation Application Fee Schedule. These fees are now applicable to all development applications submitted. Adopted October 6, 2015.
Revisions to LDR Section 6.1.3, Sidewalks, providing for the approval, calculation, accounting, and expenditure of in-lieu sidewalk payments. Adopted October 20, 2015.
Amendments to LDR Section 4.6.19, "Tree Preservation, Protection, Enforcement, and Maintenance" Ordinance. Adopted December 8, 2015.
Amendments to LDR Section 4.4.24, Old School Square Historic Arts District, Subsection (C), Accessory uses, by adding Single Level Mechanical Parking Lifts as a permitted accessory use. Adopted March 15, 2016.
Amending LDR Section 4.6.5, Walls Fences, and Hedges, Subsection (B), Dangerous Features; and adding Subsection (H), Electrified Fences, to permit and provide regulations for the installation of electrified fences. Adopted June 7, 2016.
Amending LDR Section 4.4.13(B), Figure 4.4.13-5, Central Core & Beach Sub –Districts Regulating Plan." Adopted June 7, 2016.
Amending LDR Section 4.4.29 "Mixed Residential, Office and Commercial (MROC) District" to amend the purpose to emphasize transit –oriented development patterns; to remove the requirement for a master development plan for parcels under three acres; to reduce the landscape buffer requirement for certain properties; to reduce the front setbacks from Congress Avenue; to increase the rear setback requirements for properties adjacent to the CSX railway; to include self-service storage facilities as a permitted use with specific floor area ratio, building height, floor height, setback and other design requirements; to initiate a bonus program for self-service storage facilities to allow these facilities more square footage in exchange for the provision of certain community benefits. Adopted July 6, 2016.
Amendments to LDR Section 4.3.3, "Special Requirements For Specific Uses," by adding a new section, Section 4.3.3(ZB), "Tattoo Establishments"; Amending LDR Section 4.4.9, "General Commercial (GC) District"; Subsection 4.4.9(B) "Principal Uses and Structures Permitted", by adding a new paragraph (8); Amending LDR Section 4.4.12, "Planned Commercial (PC) District", Subsection 4.4.12(B), "Principal Uses and Structures Permitted"; Amending Table 4.4.13(A), allowable uses in the "Central Business (CBD) Sub districts"; Amending LDR Section 4.4.13(C), "Use Limitations on Required Retail Frontages" Subsection 4.4.13(C)(3)(b), "Central Core and Beach Sub-Districts"; Amending Section 4.4.24, "Old School Square Historic Arts District"; Subsection 4.4.24(B), "Principal Uses and Structures permitted" by adding a new paragraph (16). Adopted November 15, 2016.