Land Development Regulations (Updated October 17, 2014)

The following pages set forth a description of each of the Land Development Regulations. They should be used for informational purposes only.  Please Do Not seek any project approval without consulting with someone on staff. 

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Table of Contents

Article 1.1 Adoption of Code

Article 1.2 Effect on Existing Law and Previous Development Approvals

Article 1.3 Nonconforming Uses, Lots, and Structures

Article 1.4 Interpretation, Enforcement, and Penalties

Article 2.1 The Development Services Management Group

Article 2.2 Establishment of Boards Having Responsibilities for LDRs

Article 2.4 General Procedures

Article 3.1 Required Findings for Land Use and Land Development Applications

Article 3.2 Performance Standards

Article 4.1 Establishment of Districts and Official Zoning Map

Article 4.2 Annexation and Initial Zoning

Article 4.3 District Regulations, General Provisions

Article 4.4 Base Zoning District

   Section 4.4.1 Agricultural Zone District

   Section 4.4.2 Rural Residential Zone District

   Section 4.4.3 Single Family Residential Districts.pdf

   Section 4.4.4 Mobile Home District

   Section 4.4.5 Low Density Residential District

   Section 4.4.6 Medium Density Residential District

   Section 4.4.7 Planned Residential Development District

   Section 4.4.9 General Commercial District

   Section 4.4.10 Automotive Commercial District

   Section 4.4.11 Neighborhood Commercial District

   Section 4.4.12 Planned Commercial District

   Section 4.4.13 Central Business District

   Section 4.4.14 Resort Tourism District

   Section 4.4.15 Planned Office Center District

   Section 4.4.16 Professional and Office District

   Section 4.4.17 Residential Office District

   Section 4.4.18 Planned Commerce Center District

   Section 4.4.19 Mixed Industrial and Commercial District

    Section 4.4.20 Industrial District

    Section 4.4.21 Community Facilities District

    Section 4.4.22 Open Space District

    Section 4.4.23 Conservation District

    Section 4.4.24 Old School Square Historic Arts District

    Section 4.4.25 Special Activities District

    Section 4.4.26 Light Industrial District

    Section 4.4.27 Open Space and Recreation District

    Section 4.4.28 Central Business District Railroad Corridor

    Section 4.4.29 Mixed Residential Office and Commercial District

Article 4.5 Overlay and Environmental Management Districts

Article 4.6 Supplemental District Regulations

Article 4.7 Family/Workforce Housing

Article 5.1 General Provisions

Article 5.2 Platting

Article 5.3 Dedication and Impact Requirements

Article 6.1 Design Standards and Requirements

Article 6.3 Use and Work in the Public Right of Way

Article 7.1 Building Regulations

Article 7.2 Electrical Code

Article 7.3 Gas Code

Article 7.4 Housing Code

Article 7.5 Mechanical Code

Article 7.6 Plumbing Code

Article 7.7 Wells and Sprinkler Systems

Article 7.8 Unsafe Buildings or Structures

Article 7.9 Docks, Dolphins, Finger Piers, and Boat Lifts

Article 7.10 Moving of Building

Article 8.1 The Community Redevelopment Agency

Article 8.2 The Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

Article 8.3 West Atlantic Avenue Neighborhood Improvement District

Article 8.4 Special Assessments

Article 8.5 Public Arts Program

Article 8.6 Proportionate Fair-Share Program

Article 9.1 Adoption Of The Comprehensive Plan

Article 9.2 Amendment And Modification Of The Plan

Article 9.3 Implementation Of The Comprehensive Plan

Appendix A Definitions

Appendix B Downtown Development Authority Description

LDR Log Book

Map Log Book


Zoning Map