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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. 

NOTE: It is anticipated that the LDRs will be available on Municode in 2017.

HELPFUL HINT: To find more information on the Ordinances referenced next to those LDRs which have been amended, go to the City Clerk's page and look up the Ordinance number within the Document Archives

The Document Center below provides .pdf files for the Land Development Regulations (updated through 2014) and Ordinances for amendments to the LDRs that have been adopted since October 2014. A description of and link to each Ordinance is provided along with the adoption date.

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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. 

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Land Development Regulations 73 documents
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2.4.1, Concept Plan Review; 2.4.2, Notice Requirements; 2.4.3, Submission Requirements; 2.4.4, General Procedures Pertaining to Approval of Land Use and Development Applications; 2.4.5, Procedures for Obtaining Development Approvals; 2.4.6, Procedures for Obtaining Permits and Approvals; 2.4.7, Procedures for Obtaining Relief from Compliance with Portions of the LDRs; 2.4.8, Processing Schedules; 2.4.9, Certification of Actions Taken
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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.
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NOTE: The Central Business District (CBD) regulations were repealed and replaced with Ordinance 02-15, and further amended by Ordinance 27-15 and Ordinance 28-15.
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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.
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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.
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Ordinances (Not yet included in the LDR Documents) 19 documents

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Amended multiple LDR Sections associated with the CBD revisions adopted in Ordinance 02-15.Adopted on February 24, 2015.
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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.
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Revisions to LDR Section 4.6.9 regarding off-street parking and in-lieu of parking fees. Adopted on May 20, 2015.
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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.
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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 structures located within historic districts or on indivisually listed sites. Adopted July 7, 2015.
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Revisions to LDR Section 4.7, Family/Workforce Housing. Adopted July 7, 2015.
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Provided for a new Land Development Regulation Application Fee Schedule. These fees are now applicable to all development applications submitted. Adopted October 6, 2015.
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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.
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Amendments to LDR Section 4.6.19, "Tree Preservation, Protection, Enforcement, and Maintenance" Ordinance. Adopted December 8, 2015.
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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.
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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.
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Amending LDR Section 4.4.13(B), Figure 4.4.13-5, Central Core & Beach Sub-Districts Regulating Plan." Adopted June 7, 2016.
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Amending LDR Section 4.4.29 "Mixed Residential, Office and Commercial (MROC) District" to amend the purpose to emphasize transit oriented development patterns. Adopted July 6, 2016.
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Amendments to LDR Section 4.3.3, "Special Requirements For Specific Uses," by adding a new section, Section 4.3.3(ZB), "Tattoo Establishments". Adopted November 15, 2016.
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Amending appendix "A", "Definitions", to provide updated defintions for "Medical Office", "Non-Residential Licensed Service Provider", "Residential Licensed Service Provider". Adopted January 24, 2017.
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Amending Section 2.4.7(G), "Requests for Accommodation";  and "Recertification" to provide for annual recertification of reasonable accommodations; enacting a new subsection 2.4.7(G)(11), "Severability" to provide for severability. Adopted December 19, 2016.
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Designating the Clint Moore House, Located at 1420 North Swinton Avenue, as more particularly described herein, as a local historic site; Amending Land Development Regulations (LDR) Section 4.5.1, Historic Preservation: Desginated Districts, Sites, and Buildings, Subsection (I), Local Register of Historic Places, to add the Clint Moore House to the Local Register of Historic Places. Adopted April 4, 2017
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Amending the Future Land Use Elemenet, Transportation Element, Coastal Management Element, Conservation Element, Intergovernmental Coordination Element,  and Captial Imporovemnets Element of the Adopted Comprehensive Plan in accordance with Section 163.3191, Florida Statutes entitled, "Evaluation and Appraisal of Comprehensive Plan" to incorpprate applicable changes in Chapter 163, Part II of Florida Statutes.
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Amending Section 4.3.3, "Special Requirments for Specific Uses", by repealing subsection (D), "Community Gardens" in its entirety and enacting a new subsection (D) entitled, "Urban Agriculture" to provide specific design and review criteria for Urban Agriculture Uses. Adopted May 16, 2017.
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