Zoning and Development Code

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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.



Recently Adopted Ordinances

Ordinance O2015.48 - Medical Marijuana Cultivation

Ordinance O2015.49 - Medical Marijuana Dispensary-120315

Ordinance O2015.60 - Downtown Parking

Ordinance O2016.40 - Neighborhood Libraries

Ordinance O2016.63 - Limited Financial Service Business

Ordinance O2016.64 - Signs (effective 02/12/2017)

Ordinance O2017.10 - RCC Zoning (effective 02/26/2017)


Table of Contents
Part 1 - Introduction
Part 2 - Establish Zoning Districts
Part 3 - Land Use
Part 4 - Development Standards
Part 5 - Overlay Zoning Districts
Part 6 - Applications and Review Procedures
Part 7 - Definitions


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