Zoning and Development Code


DowntownThe Zoning and Development Code (ZDC) establishes land use classifications; creates zoning districts; establishes regulations, prohibitions and restrictions on land use and development; governs the use of land for residential and non-residential purposes; regulates the height and bulk of buildings and other structures; regulates lot occupancy and the size of yards and other open spaces; establishes standards of performance and design; adopts a map of the zoning districts; creates boards and commissions for land use and development decisions and defines the powers and duties of the boards and commissions; prescribes procedures for amendments to the General Plan, the ZDC, zoning map, use permits, development plan and land division approvals, variances and other permits; and prescribes penalties for violations of the ZDC.

 Current Amendment to the Code    
 Table of Contents    
 Part 1 - Introduction    Organization
     General Provisions
     Officers, Boards, Committees and Commissions
 Part 2 - Establish Zoning Districts    Zoning Districts
 Part 3 - Land Use    Permitted Uses in Residential Districts
     Permitted Uses in Commercial and Mixed Use Districts
     Permitted Uses in Office/Industrial Districts
     Special Use Standards
     Non-Conforming Use or Development
 Part 4 - Development Standards    Development Standards Adminstration
     General Development Standards
     Public Infrastructure
     Building Design
     Access and Circulation
     Landscape and Walls
 Part 5 - Overlay Zoning Districts    Rio Salado Overlay District
     Southwest Overlay District
     General Industrial Overlay District
     Planned Area Development Overlay District
     Historic Overlay Districts
     Transportation Overlay District
Part 6 - Applications and Review Procedures   Approval and Appeal Authorities
    Application Submittal and Review
    Public Notices and Staff Reports
    Public Meetings and Public Hearings
    Conditions of Approval
    Re-Application and Reconsideration of Decisions
    Time Extension, Revocation, and Transfer of Permits/Approvals
 Part 7 - Definitions    


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