0-0 Table of Contents

April 11, 2022 By

Table of Contents

Table of Contents i

Chapter 1 General Provisions 1-1

1.0 Overview 1-1

1.1 Short Title 1-1

1.2 Interpretation 1-1

1.3 Conflicts 1-1

1.4 Effect Upon Previous Ordinance and Map 1-2

1.5 Purpose 1-2

1.6 Definitions 1-2

1.7 Land Use Authority 1-16

1.8 Building Permit Required 1-16

1.9 Inspections 1-16

1.10 Permits to Comply with Ordinance 1-17

1.11 Taking – Constitutional Takings Review and Appeal. 1-17

1.12 Power and Duties of Building Inspector 1-18

1.13 Enforcement Officer 1-18

1.14 Changes and Amendments 1-18

1.15 Penalties 1-19

1.16 Severability 1-20

1.17 Fees 1-20

1.18 Notices 1-20

Chapter 2-Planning Commission 2-1

2.1 Creation of a Planning Commission, Number of Members, Appointment 2-1

2.2 Terms of Office 2-1

2.3 Duties and Powers of Planning Commission 2-2

2.4 Vacancies and Removals for Cause 2-2

2.5 Compensation 2-3

2.6 Officers 2-3

2.7 Rules and Procedures 2-3

2.8 Quorum and Vote 2-3

2.9 Employees; Expenditures 2-3

Chapter 3-Board of Adjustment 3-1

3.1 Creation of the Board of Adjustment, Number of Members, Appointment 3-1

3.2 Terms of Office 3-1

3.3 Duties and Powers of Board 3-1

3.4 Vacancies and Removals for Cause. 3-3

3.5 Compensation 3-3

3.6 Officers 3-3

3.7 Rules and Procedures 3-3

3.8 Employees; Expenditures 3-3

3.9 Appeal Process 3-4

3.10 Meetings 3-4

3.11 Quorum 3-5

3.12 Action to be Taken 3-5

3.13 Vote Necessary for Reversal and Granting of a Variance 3-5

3.14 Decision on Appeal 3-5

3.15 Burden of Proof 3-5

3.16 Rules 3-6

3.17 Judicial Review of Board’s Decision – Time Limitations 3-6

Chapter 4-Supplementary and Qualifying Regulations 4-1

4.1 Effect of Chapter 4-1

4.2 Substandard Lots at Time of Ordinance Passage 4-1

4.3 Lots 4-1

4.4 Every Dwelling To Be on a Lot – Exceptions 4-2

4.5 Soil Analysis 4-2

4.6 Yard Space for One Building Only 4-2

4.7 Two Car Garage 4-3

4.8 Private Garage with Side Yard – Reduced Yards 4-3

4.9 Sale or Lease of Required Space 4-3

4.10 Sale of Lots Below Minimum Space Requirements 4-3

4.11 Yards To Be Unobstructed – Exceptions 4-3

4.12 Area of Accessory Buildings 4-3

4.13 Additional Height Allowed 4-4

4.14 Exceptions to Height Limitations 4-4

4.15 Minimum Height of Main Building 4-4

4.16 Maximum Height of Accessory Buildings 4-4

4.17 Clear View of Intersecting Streets 4-4

4.18 Maximum Height of Fences, Walls and Hedges 4-4

4.19 Water and Sewage Requirements 4-5

4.20 Curbs, Gutters and Sidewalks 4-6

4.21 Effect of Official Map 4-6

4.22 Lots and Dwellings on Private Streets – Special Provisions 4-6

4.23 Approval Time Limits 4-7

4.24 Tabled Actions 4-7

4.25 Maintain Natural Environment 4-7

4.26 Clean Construction Site 4-7

4.27 Appearance of Property 4-7

4.28 Minor Telecommunications Facility 4-7

4.29 Residential Private Streets 4-11

4.30 Continuation of Principal Streets 4-12

Chapter 5-Nonconforming Buildings and Uses 5-1

5.1 Maintenance Permitted 5-1

5.2 Repairs and Alterations 5-1

5.3 Additions, Enlargements, and Moving 5-1

5.4 Alterations Where Parking Is Insufficient 5-1

5.5 Restoration of Damaged Buildings 5-1

5.6 One-Year Vacancy 5-1

5.7 Continuation of Use 5-2

5.8 Occupation Within One Year 5-2

5.9 Change of Use 5-2

5.10 Nonconforming Use of Land 5-2

5.11. Abandonment of Nonconforming Structures or Land 5-2

5.12 Findings 5-2

Chapter 6-Parking Requirements 6-1

6.1 Off-Street Parking 6-1

6.2 Size 6-1

6.3 Access to Individual Parking Space 6-1

6.4 Number of Parking Spaces 6-1

6.5 Access Requirements 6-3

6.6 Location of Gasoline Pumps 6-4

6.7 Maintenance of Parking Lots 6-4

6.8 Residential Parking 6-5

6.9 Parking Heavy Equipment 6-6

Chapter 7-Conditional Uses 7-1

7.1 Purpose of Conditional Use Provisions 7-1

7.2 Permit Required 7-1

7.3 Application 7-1

7.4 Fee 7-1

7.5 Categories 7-2

7.6 Development Plan 7-3

7.7 Planning Commission Action 7-3

7.8 Town Council Action 7-3

7.9 Conditional Use Evaluation Criteria 7-4

7.10 Expansion of a Conditional Use 7-11

7.11 Inspection 7-11

7.12 Revocation 7-11

7.13 Appeal 7-12

Chapter 8-Planned Unit Development 8-1

8.1 Purpose 8-1

8.2 Definition 8-1

8.3 Planned Unit Development Permit 8-1

8.4 Required Conditions 8-2

8.5 Uses Allowed 8-3

8.6 Commercial Site Development Plan 8-3

8.7 Review by Planning Commission 8-3

8.8 Scope of Planning Commission Review 8-4

8.9 Construction Limitations 8-4

8.10 Walls or Fencing 8-5

8.11 Planned Unit Development Approval 8-5

Chapter 9-Performance Standards for Hazardous and Other Uses 9-1

9.1 Purpose 9-1

9.2 General Provisions 9-1

9.3 Performance Standards 9-1

9.4 Enforcement Provisions Applicable to All Uses 9-1

9.5 Nonconforming Uses 9-2

9.6 Location Where Determinations Are To Be Made for Enforcement of Performance Standards 9-2

9.7 Dangerous and Objectionable Elements 9-2

Chapter 10-Construction Subject to Geologic, Flood and Other Hazards 10-1

10.1 Purpose 10-1

10.2 Requirements 10-1

Chapter 11-Mobile Home Park, Mobile Home Subdivision and Recreational Vehicle Park Development Standards 11-1

11.1 Interpretation and Purpose 11-1

11.2 Intent 11-1

11.3 Location 11-1

11.4 Approval 11-2

11.5 Application 11-4

11.6 Standards and Requirements 11-5

11.7 Inspections 11-12

11.8 Non-Conforming Units 11-13

11.9 Premises 11-14

11.10 Utilities 11-14

11.11 Guarantees 11-14

11.12 Compliance With Other Regulations 11-14

11.13 Penalty 11-15

11.14 Severability Clause 11-15

Chapter 12-Zoning Districts 12-1

12.1 Establishment of Zoning Districts 12-1

12.2 Overlay Zones 12-2

12.3 Listing of Ordinance and Maps 12-3

12.4 Rules for Locating Boundaries 12-3

Chapter 13-Rural Residential Districts (R-R-20, R-R-1. R-R-2, & R-R-5) 13-1

13.1 Purpose 13-1

13.2 Permitted Uses 13-1

13.3 Conditional Uses 13-2

13.4 Development Standards 13-3

13.5 Conditional Use Evaluation Criteria 13-4

13.6 Signs 13-4

13.7 Procedure To Obtain Conditional Uses Authorization 13-4

13.8 Other Provisions 13-4

Chapter 14-Residential Districts (R-1-10, R-1-20, R-1-1, R-1-2, & R-1-5 14-1

14.1 Purpose 14-1

14.2 Permitted Uses 14-1

14.3 Conditional Uses 14-1

14.4 Development Standards 14-2

14.5 Conditional Use Evaluation Criteria 14-3

14.6 Signs 14-3

14.7 Procedure To Obtain Conditional Uses Authorization 14-3

14.8 Other Provisions 14-3

Chapter 15-Multi-Family Residential Districts (R-M-7) 15-1

15.1 Purpose 15-1

15.2 Permitted Uses 15-1

15.3 Conditional Uses 15-1

15.4 Development Standards 15-2

15.5 Conditional Use Evaluation Criteria 15-4

15.6 Signs 15-4

15.7 Procedure to Obtain Conditional Uses Authorization 15-4

15.8 Other Provisions 15-4

Chapter 16-Mobile Home District (M-H) 16-1

16.1 Purpose 16-1

16.2 Permitted Uses 16-1

16.3 Conditional Uses 16-1

16.4 Development Standards 16-2

16.5 Conditional Use Evaluation Criteria 16-2

16.6 Signs. 16-2

16.7 Procedure To Obtain Conditional Uses Authorization 16-2

16.8 Other Requirements 16-2

16.9 Mobile Home Park Development Standards 16-3

16.10 Mobile Home Subdivision Development Standards 16-3

16.11 Recreational Vehicle or Travel Trailer Development Standards 16-3

Chapter 17-Commercial District (C) 17-1

17.1 Purpose 17-1

17.2 Permitted Uses 17-1

17.3 Conditional Uses 17-2

17.4 Development Standards 17-3

17.5 Conditional Use Evaluation Criteria 17-4

17.6 Signs 17-5

17.7 Procedure To Obtain Conditional Use Authorization 17-5

17.8 Lighting 17-5

17.9 Parking 17-5

17.10 Special Provisions 17-5

Chapter 18-Open Space District (OS) 18-1

18.1 Purpose 18-1

18.2 Permitted Uses 18-1

18.3 Conditional Uses 18-1

18.4 Development Standards 18-1

18.5 Conditional Use Evaluation Criteria 18-2

18.6 Signs 18-2

18.7 Procedure To Obtain Conditional Use Permits 18-2

18.8 Modifying Regulations 18-3

Chapter 19-Residential-Commercial-Historical (RCH) 19-1

Chapter 20-Hillside Protection Overlay Zone (HPO) 20-1

20.1 Purpose and Intent 20-1

20.2 Applicability and Special Exeption 20.2

20.3 Overlay Zone 20-2

20.4 Maps 20-2

20.5 Application Procedure 20-3

20.6 Required Reports 20-3

20.7 Approval Required Before Excavation 20-5

20.8 Bonding 20-6

20.9 Appeals 20-6

20.10Development of Records 20-6

Exhibit A

Exhibit B

Chapter 21-Subdivisions 21-1

21.1 General 21-1

21.2 Application 21-1

21.3 Approval Process 21-2

21.4 Procedure 21-2

21.5 Authority to Delay Approval 21-4

21.6 Preliminary Plat 21-4

21.7 Construction Drawings 21-9

21.8 Final Map Requirements 21-11

21.9 Improvements and Improvements Standards 21-16

21.10 Performance Bonds. 21-19

21.11 Release of Security 21-21

21.12 Authorization To Start Construction 21-23

21.13 Fees, Inspections, Permits, Violations, Enforcements, and Penalties. 21-23

21.14 Vacating or Amendment to Subdivision Plat……………………………………………21-25

Chapter 22-Signs 22-1

22.1 Purpose and Objectives 22-1

22.2 Categories of Signs 22-2

22.3 Requirements 22-9

22.4 Permit Application 22-11

22.5 Permit Process 22-12

22.6 Permits Required 22-14

22.7 Unlawful Signs 22-15

22.8 Prohibited Signs……………………………………………………………………..…. ..22-15

22.10 Sign Maintenance…………………………………………………………………….…..22-18

22.11 Code Compliance…………………………………………………………………………22-18

22.12 Penalties……………………………………………………………………………….…22-20

22.13 Effective Date…………………………………………………………………………….22-20

22.14 Definitions and Tables……………………………………………………………………22-20

Chapter 23-Mixed Use Zoning …..

Repealed by Ordinance 2016-01

Chapter 24-Home Occupations ….. 24-1

24.1 Definition 24-1

24.2 Purpose and Intent 24-1

Chapter 26-Site Delelopment Plans ….. 26-1

26.1 Purpose 26-1

26.2 Authority 26-1

26.3 Requirements 26-1

26.4 Approval Procedures 26-5

26.5 Standards of Approval 26-10

26.6 Appeal of Decision 26-12

26.7 Amendments to Approved Site Development Plan 26-12

26.8 Revocation of Approval 26-13

26.9 Expiration…………………………………………………………………………………26-13

26.10 Applicability 26-13

Appendix A app-1

A.1 Leeds Present Zoning Map app-1

A.2 Leeds Expanded Area (Future) Zoning Map app-2