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Zoning and Development Code

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The 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.


City of Tempe Zoning & Development Code (ZDC)







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