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Chapter 1 - Definitions And Interpretations

  • Section 1-1 Definitions
  • Section 1-2 How Code Cited.
  • Section 1-3 Matters Included in and Excluded from Code
  • Section 1-4 Effect of Repeal or Expiration of Code Provisions
  • Section 1-5 New Provisions Considered Continuations of Similar Existing Provisions
  • Section 1-6 References to General Statutes that are Later Amended
  • Section 1-7 Section Headings
  • Section 1-8 Computation of Time
  • Section 1-9 Delegation of Authority
  • Section 1-10 Penalties
  • Section 1-11 Severability
  • Section 1-12 Miscellaneous

Chapter 2 - Procedures Of Governing Body

Article I - Meetings

  • Section 2-1 Regular Meetings
  • Section 2-2 Special Meetings
  • Section 2-3 Emergency Meetings
  • Section 2-4 Continued or Recessed Meetings

Article II - General Meeting Procedures

  • Section 2-6 Agenda
  • Section 2-7 Order of Business
  • Section 2-8 Presiding Officer
  • Section 2-9 Quorum
  • Section 2-10 Taking Official Action
  • Section 2-11 Debate
  • Section 2-12 Voting.
  • Section 2-13 Adoption of Ordinances
  • Section 2-14 Executive Sessions
  • Section 2-15 Public Hearings
  • Section 2-16 Minutes

Article III - Motions

  • Section 2-21 Substantive and Procedural Motions.
  • Section 2-22 Motion to Amend.
  • Section 2-23 Motions to Dispose of Issue Without Deciding Merits
  • Section 2-24 Motions to Revive or Reconsider an Issue
  • Section 2-25 Reconsideration of Matters Disposed of on the Merits
  • Section 2-26 Motion to Terminate Debate.
  • Section 2-27 Miscellaneous Motions.

Article IV - Miscellaneous

  • Section 2-31 Qualifications for Office
  • Section 2-32 Appointments
  • Section 2-33 Reference to Robert’s Rules of Order

Chapter 3 - Administration

Article I - General Administration

  • Section 3-1 Mayor
  • Section 3-2  Mayor Pro Tempore
  • Section 3-3 Town Manager
  • Section 3-4 Town Clerk
  • Section 3-5 Town Attorney.  .

Article II - Finance

  • Section 3-7 Finance Officer.
  • Section 3-8 Budget Officer
  • Section 3-9  Tax Collector

Article III - Personnel

  • Section 3-12  Personnel Responsibilities of Board.
  • Section 3-13 Personnel Officer

Article IV - Public Safety

  • Section 3-16 Police Department
  • Section 3-17 Fire Department

Article V - Planning and Regulation of Development

  • Section 3-20  Building Inspections Department
  • Section 3-21 Permit Fees
  • Section 3-22 Condemnation of Unsafe Buildings
  • Section 3-23 Planning Board, Board of Adjustment, Appearance Commission

Article VI - Public Works and Utilities

  • Section 3-26 Public Works Department
  • Section 3-27 Water and Sewer Department

Article VII - Recreation

  • Section 3-30 Parks and Recreation Department

Article VIII - Miscellaneous

  • Section 3-40 Oaths and Bonds of Officers and Employees

Chapter 5 - General Offenses

  • Section 5-1  Excessive, Unnecessary, Loud Noises Prohibited
  • Section 5-1.1  No Service or Consumption Outside Enclosed Structure
  • Section 5-1.2 Terminology
  • Section 5-1.3  Noises Expressly Prohibited
  • Section 5-1.4 Owner and Occupant Responsibility.
  • Section 5-1.5 Exceptions
  • Section 5-1.6 Enforcement
  • Section 5-1.7 Penalties and Remedies
  • Section 5-3  Discharge of Firearms and Air Rifles.
  • Section 5-4  Operation of Public Enterprises Without Franchise
  • Section 5-5  Begging Prohibited
  • Section 5-6  Consumption of Beer and Wine on Public Property Prohibited.
  • Section 5-7  Display of Sexually Explicit Materials
  • Section 5-8  Penalties and Remedies
  • Chapter 6 - Motor Vehicles And Traffic

    Article I - Definitions and Interpretations

    • Section 6-1  Definitions and Rules of Construction

    Article II - Traffic Control and Traffic Control Devices

    • Section 6-2  Stoplights Required at Certain Intersections and Locations
    • Section 6-3  Flashing Red or Yellow Lights Required at Certain Intersections
    • Section 6-4  Stop Signs Required at Certain Intersections
    • Section 6-5  One-Way Streets
    • Section 6-6  Yield-Right-of-Way Signs at Certain Intersections
    • Section 6-7  Turning Regulated
    • Section 6-8  Unlawful Passing.
    • Section 6-9  Crosswalks and Safety Zones
    • Section 6-10  Blocking Intersections and Crosswalks

    Article III - Speed Limits

    • Section 6-19  General Speed Limit
    • Section 6-20  Speed Limits

    Article IV - Parking

    • Section 6-23  Parking Prohibited; No Traffic Control Devices Required
    • Section 6-24  Parking Prohibited on Certain Streets at Certain Times
    • Section 6-25  Parking Prohibited for Certain Purposes
    • Section 6-26  Parking Close to Curb; Marked Spaces
    • Section 6-27  Angle Parking.
    • Section 6-28  Loading Zones Designated

    Article V - Miscellaneous

    • Section 6-30  Funeral Possessions
    • Section 6-31  Special Provisions for Bicycles, Toy Vehicles, et cetera
    • Section 6-32.01  Golf Carts on Public Street and Roads

    Article VI - Penalties and Remedies

    • Section 6-35  Penalties and Remedies

    Appendix A - Street Lists for Traffic and Parking Regulations

    • Section 6A-1  State Highway System Streets
    • Section 6A-2  Stoplights
    • Section 6A-3  No Right Turn on Red Intersections
    • Section 6A-4  Flashing Signals
    • Section 6A-5  Stop Signs
    • Section 6A-6  Four Way Stop
    • Section 6A-7  One Way Streets
    • Section 6A-8  Yield Intersections
    • Section 6A-9  Turns Prohibited
    • Section 6A-10  Crosswalks and Safety Zones
    • Section 6A-11  Reserved
    • Section 6A-12  Speed Limits
    • Section 6A-13  Speed Limits Adjacent to Schools
    • Section 6A-14  Parking Prohibited At All Times
    • Section 6A-15  Parking Prohibited During Certain Hours
    • Section 6A-16  Three Hour Parking Allowed

    Chapter 7 - Streets And Sidewalks

    Article I - Obstructions

    • Section 7-1  Obstructions Prohibited.
    • Section 7-2  Overhanging or Protruding Trees, Shrubs, Fences, et cetera.
    • Section 7-3  Drainage Related Interference With Sidewalks
    • Section 7-4  Warnings Required for Obstructions
    • Section 7-5  Depositing Injurious Materials on Street
    • Section 7-6  Snow and Ice Removal

    Article II - Driveways and Excavations

    • Section 7-11  Driveways
    • Section 7-12  Excavations
    • Section 7-13 Town Indemnified

    Article III - Miscellaneous

    • Section 7-16  Damaging Street Surfaces, Street Signs, Other Facilities
    • Section 7-17  House and Building Numbers
    • Section 7-l8  Administrator
    • Section 7-19  Penalties and Remedies

    Chapter 8 - Trades And Businesses

    • Subchapter I - Privilege License Tax

    Article I - Definitions and Construction

    • Section 8-1 Definitions
    • Section 8-2 Construction of this Subchapter

    Article II - Levy of Tax

    • Section 8-3 License and Payment of Tax Required.
    • Section 8-4 Exemptions
    • Section 8-5 Schedule of License Taxes

    Article III - Licenses

    • Section 8-8 Period of License
    • Section 8-9 Application
    • Section 8-10 Separate Businesses, Multiple Businesses
    • Section 8-11 Reasons for Refusal or Revocation of a License
    • Section 8-12 Unqualified Applicant; Right to a Conference
    • Section 8-13 Tax Collector to Issue License; Payment of Tax a Prerequisite.
    • Section 8-14 Amount of Tax Disputed
    • Section 8-15 Revocation
    • Section 8-16 Form and Contents of License
    • Section 8-17 Assignments
    • Section 8-18 Changes in Business Conducted by Licensee During Tax Year.
    • Section 8-19 Tax Collector to Furnish Duplicates
    • Section 8-20 Record of Conferences.
    • Section 8-21 Providing Notice to an Applicant or Licensee.
    • Section 8-22 Special Provisions for Beer and Wine Licenses

    Article IV - Enforcement and Collections

    • Section 8-26 Duty to Determine Whether Tax Due
    • Section 8-27 Duty to Post License
    • Section 8-28 Notice of Deficiency
    • Section 8-29 Request for a Conference
    • Section 8-30 Deficiency to Become Final
    • Section 8-31 Conference Held.
    • Section 8-32  Collection of Deficiency
    • Section 8-33 Appeals
    • Section 8-34 Enforcement of Chapter
    • Subchapter II - Regulation and Licensing of Businesses

    Article V - Taxicabs

    • Section 8-40 Privilege License Required
    • Section 8-41 Criteria for Privilege License
    • Section 8-42 Operator's Permit
    • Section 8-43 Taxicabs to Display Required Information

    Article VI - Peddlers, Etc.

    • Section 8-46 Definitions
    • Section 8-47 Commercial Solicitation Permit Required
    • Section 8-48 Application Requirements; Grounds for Denial
    • Section 8-49 No Itinerant Merchants, Peddling or Soliciting in Central Business

    Article VII - Penalties and Remedies

    • Section 8-52 Penalties and Remedies.

    Chapter 9 - State Of Emergency

    • Section 9-1  State of Emergency Defined
    • Section 9-2  State of Emergency Declared by Mayor
    • Section 9-3 Contents of Proclamation
    • Section 9-4 Publication of Proclamation
    • Section 9-5 Effect of Proclamation; Curfew
    • Section 9-6 Termination of State of Emergency
    • Section 9-7 Penalties.

    Chapter 10 - Regulation, Control And Care Of Animals

    Article I - Definitions

    • Section 10-1 Definitions

    Article II - Regulation and Control

    • Section 10-2 Running at Large
    • Section 10-3 Animals Creating a Nuisance
    • Section 10-3.01 Cleaning Up After Animal
    • Section 10-4 Appeals
    • Section 10-5 Vicious Animals
    • Section 10-6 Location and Maintenance of Animal Pens and Enclosures
    • Section 10-7 Impoundment, Release and Destruction
    • Section 10-8 Interference with Administrator

    Article III - Rabies

    • Section 10-13 Administrator to Cooperate in Vaccination Program.
    • Section 10-14 Quarantine of Animals Suspected of Having Rabies
    • Section 10-15 Disposition of Rabid Animals

    Article IV - Care and Protection

    • Section 10-18 Care Required; Abandonment Prohibited
    • Section 10-19 Cruelty to Animals
    • Section 10-20 Responsibility of Person Injuring Animal

    Article V - Penalties and Remedies

    • Section 10-23 Penalties and Remedies

    Chapter 11 - Solid Wastes, Scrap Materials, Abandoned Vehicles, Weeds

    Article I - Definitions

    • Section 11-1 Definitions

    Article II - Control of Solid Wastes, Scrap Materials, Noxious Growth

    • Section 11-2 Accumulation of Solid Wastes and Debris Prohibited
    • Section 11-3  Dumping or Littering on Public or Private Property
    • Section 11-4 Transportation of Solid Waste Within Town.
    • Section 11-5 Burning or Burying Solid Wastes
    • Section 11-6 Accumulation of Scrap Materials
    • Section 11-7 Noxious Growth

    Article III - Storage and Collection of Solid Wastes

    • Section 11-10 Administration and Regulations
    • Section 11-11 General Prohibitions
    • Section 11-12 Property Owners To Provide Adequate Solid Waste Receptacles
    • Section 11-13 Storage and Collection Practices: Premises Served by Dumpsters
    • Section 11-14 Storage and Collection Practices: Premises Not Served by Dumpsters
    • Section 11-15 Special Collections
    • Section 11-16 Wet Garbage
    • Section 11-17 Construction and Demolition Waste.
    • Section 11-18 Contents of Solid Waste Containers; Restrictions
    • Section 11-19 Maintenance of Public Access
    • Section 11-20 Access to Private Property
    • Section 11-21 Ownership and Control of Solid Waste
    • Section 11-22 Purpose and Intent of Recycling Program.
    • Section 11-23 Recycling of Solid Wastes
    • Section 11-24 Manner of Collection
    • Section 11-25 Penalties for Failure to Recycle
    • Section 11-26 Rates.

    Article IV - Abandoned and Junked Motor Vehicles

    • Section 11-26.01 General Provisions
    • Section 11-27 Notice Required Before Vehicle Removed
    • Section 11-28 Notice Required When Vehicle Removed
    • Section 11-29 Use of Private Towing Operators.

    Article V - Enforcement

    • Part I. Ordinary Penalties and Remedies
    • Section 11-36 Penalties and Remedies
    • Section 11-37 Violations Resulting from Continuing Conditions
    • Part II. Extraordinary Remedies
    • Section 11-38 Summary Abatement of Conditions Dangerous to the Public Health.
    • Section 11-39 Notice Required
    • Section 11-40 Hearing Procedures
    • Section 11-41 Order

    Chapter 12 - Fire And Life Safety Code

    Article I - ORGANIZATION

    • Section 12-1 Fire Department
    • Section 12-2 Emergency Services Department
    • Section 12-3 Emergency Services Director
    • Section 12-4 Fire Limits
    • Section 12-5 Primary Fire District

    Article II - FIRE PREVENTION

    • Section 12-10 Adoption of Fire Code
    • Section 12-11 Fire Marshal
    • Section 12-12 Inspections and Plan Review
    • Section 12-13 Permits
    • Section 12-14 Abatement of Hazards

    Article III - GENERAL PROVISIONS

    • Section 12-20 Outdoor Burning
    • Section 12-21 Interfering with Fire/Rescue Activities
    • Section 12-22 Fire Hydrants
    • Section 12-23 Fire Lanes and Access Roads
    • Section 12-24 Lock Boxes
    • Section 12-25 Nuisance Alarms

    Article IV - ENFORCEMENT

    • Section 12-30 Penalties and Remedies
    • Section 12-31 Criminal Violations

    Chapter 12A - Regulation Of Blasting And Detonation Of Explosives

    • Section 12A-1 Purpose
    • Section 12A-2 Scope of Ordinance
    • Section 12A-3 Definitions
    • Section 12A-4 Permit Required for Use of Certain Explosives
    • Section 12A-5 Permit Required for Each Separate Occasion; Continuous Permit
    • Section 12A-6 Information Contained in Application
    • Section 12A-7 Bond or Liability Insurance Required
    • Section 12A-8 Action on Application.
    • Section 12A-9 Denial of Application.
    • Section 12A-10 Revocation of Blasting Permit
    • Section 12A-11 Transfer
    • Section 12A-12 General Provisions
    • Section 12A-13 Record Keeping
    • Section 12A-14 Penalties

    Chapter 13 - Cemeteries

    Article I - Definitions: Application

    • Section 13-1 Definitions
    • Section 13-2 Application of Provisions

    Article II - General Regulations

    • Section 13-3 Burial Only in Cemeteries
    • Section 13-4 Disruptive Activity Prohibited
    • Section 13-5 Desecration of Public and Private Cemeteries
    • Section 13-6 Removing or Defacing Monuments and Tombstones.
    • Section 13-7 Hours of Operation
    • Section 13-8 Trees, Plantings, Landscaping

    Article III - Designation and Sale of Cemetery Lots

    • Section 13-11  Cemetery Map Required.
    • Section 13-12 Purchase of Burial Rights
    • Section 13-13 Rights of Owner of Deed or Certificate of Burial Right
    • Section 13-14 Speculation in Burial Rights Prohibited

    Article IV - Mausoleums, Monuments, and Markers

    • Section 13-17 Mausoleums
    • Section 13-18 Monuments
    • Section 13-19 Markers

    Article V - Penalties and Remedies

    • Section 13-21 Penalties and Remedies

    Chapter 14 - Utilities

    • Subchapter I - General Provisions

    Article I - General Provisions

    • Section 14-1  Definitions
    • Section 14-2 Penalties and Remedies.
    • Subchapter II - Service to Properties Previously Connected to the Water or Sewer System

    Article II - Service Regulations

    • Section 14-6  Application for Service
    • Section 14-7  Denial of Service for Nonpayment of Prior Accounts.
    • Section 14-8  Deposit.
    • Section 14-9 Rates
    • Section 14-10  Minimum Service Charge
    • Section 14-11  Access to Premises
    • Section 14-12  Meter Reading and Determination of Charges
    • Section 14-13  Bills
    • Section 14-14  Verification of Meter Readings
    • Section 14-15  Calculation of Bill Where Equipment Fails
    • Section 14-15.1  Customer Service Line Leaks or Breaks (Adjustments)
    • Section 14-16 Prohibited Activities
    • Section 14-17  Town Property and Maintenance Thereof

    Article III - Town and Customer Responsibilities

    • Section 14-21  Town’s Responsibility and Liability.
    • Section 14-22 Customer's Responsibilities.

    Article IV - Service Termination and Reinstatement

    • Section 14-26  Termination or Interruption of Service by Town
    • Section 14-27  Notice of Proposed Termination of Service and Right of Hearing
    • Section 14-28  Hearing
    • Section 14-29  Stay of Termination Pending Hearing Outcome
    • Section 14-30  Lessee May Take Responsibility for Payments
    • Section 14-31 Procedure for Service Termination and Reinstatement
    • Section 14-32  Termination at Customer's Request.
    • Subchapter III - Connections to the Water and Sewer System

    Article V - Connection to the Water and Sewer System Where Service is Available

    • Section 14-36  Connection Required.
    • Section 14-37  Permit for Connection Required
    • Section 14-38  Application for Connection Permit
    • Section 14-39 Rejection of Permit Application
    • Section 14-40  Construction of Connections
    • Section 14-41  Separate Connections Required for Each Lot
    • Section 14-42  Requirements for Connection of Service Where Multiple Buildings are Located on One Lot.     
    • Section 14-43  Town Inspection
    • Section 14-44  Laterals to Remain Town Property
    • Section 14-45  Maintenance of Private Distribution and Collection Systems.

    Article VI - Water and Sewer Extensions

    • Section 14-52  Purpose
    • Section 14-53  Goals and Objectives.
    • Section 14-54  Capital Improvement Plan
    • Section 14-55  Scheduled Extensions
    • Section 14-56  Requests for Special Extensions
    • Section 14-57  Cost to Construct Extensions Prior to Scheduled Year
    • Section 14-58  Cost of Unscheduled Extensions
    • Section 14-58.01  Provisions Applicable to All Extensions
    • Section 14-58.02  Easements Necessary for Line Extensions
    • Section 14-58.03  Dedication of Water and Sewer Line Extensions
    • Section 14-58.04  Applicability of Article

    Article VI(A) - Testing of Lateral Lines; Materials for New Sewer Laterals

    • Section 14-59  Testing of New Lines
    • Section 14-60  Inspection and Testing of Existing Lateral Lines
    • Section 14-61  Specifications and Material for New Laterals

    Article VII - Fire Protection Service

    • Section 14-65  Fire Hydrants
    • Section 14-66  Fire Protection Service Lines
    • Section 14-67  Metering of Fire Protection Service Lines
    • Subchapter IV - Sanitary Sewer Use

    Article VIII - Sanitary Sewer Use

    • Section 14-76  Article Applies Primarily to Industrial Waste
    • Section 14-77  Storm Water Prohibited
    • Section 14-78  Prohibited Uses
    • Section 14-79   Waiver of Discharge Restrictions
    • Section 14-80  Special Agreements
    • Section 14-81  Permit Required for Discharge of Industrial Wastes.
    • Section 14-82  Preliminary Treatment Facilities
    • Section 14-83  Inspection Manhole
    • Section 14-84  Determination of Character and Concentration of Wastes.
    • Section 14-85  Authority for Temporary Exclusion.
    • Section 14-86  Charges for Industrial Wastes
    • Subchapter V - Water Shortage

    Article IX - Regulation of Consumption During Designated Water Shortage

    • Section 14-87  Water Shortage Deemed as Relation of Supply and Demand.
    • Section 14-88  Proclamation of Water Shortage
    • Section 14-89  Compliance Required in the Event of Shortage
    • Section 14-90  Restrictions Applicable to Water Shortage Severity
    • Section 14-91  Lifting of Restrictions Imposed During Water Shortage
    • Section 14-92  Discontinuance of Service and Penalties
    • Section 14-93  Injunctive Remedies
    • Section 14-94  Severability
    • Appendix I
    • Appendix II.

    Chapter 15 - Town Property

    Article I - Definitions and Applicability

    • Section 15-1 Definitions
    • Section 15-2 Applicability

    Article II - Occupancy of Town Property

    • Section 15-3 Opening and Closing Hours.
    • Section 15-4 Temporary Restriction on Use of Fields, Courts, etc.
    • Section 15-5 Private Use of Public Park Facilities.
    • Section 15-6 Requests to Vacate Town Property

    Article III - Use Of and Conduct On Town Property

    • Section 15-10 Certain Recreational Activities Generally Prohibited.
    • Section 15-11 Water Related Activities at Town Reservoir Site
    • Section 15-11.01 Fishing Restrictions for Mayview Lake in Broyhill Park.
    • Section 15-11.02 Dogs in Town Parks and Town Property.
    • Section 15-12 Use of Motor Vehicles; Speed Limit.
    • Section 15-13 Parking
    • Section 15-14 Fires on Town Property
    • Section 15-15 Molesting or Removing Animals
    • Section 15-16 Excavation and Removal of Soil Prohibited
    • Section 15-17 Weapons on Town Property
    • Section 15-18 Use of Restrooms
    • Section 15-19 Commercial Activity Restricted
    • Section 15-20 Smoking in Town Buildings and Vehicles Regulated

    Article IV - Parades, Assemblages, and Other Uses of Public Places

    • Section 15-21 Definitions
    • Section 15-22 Permit Required
    • Section 15-23 Application for Permit.
    • Section 15-24 Issuance of Permit
    • Section 15-25 Alternative Permit
    • Section 15-26 Conditions;Revocation of Permit
    • Section 15-27 Conduct During Parade or Assembly
    • Section 15-28 Appeal.

    Article V - Miscellaneous

    • Section 15-29 Supplementary Rules and Regulations
    • Section 15-30 Penalties and Remedies

    Chapter 16 - Land Use Ordinance

    Article I - General Provisions

    • Section 16-1.1  Short Title
    • Section 16-1.2  Authority
    • Section 16-1.3  Jurisdiction
    • Section 16-1.4  Effective Date
    • Section 16-1.5  Relationship to Existing Land Use Code
    • Section 16-1.6  Relationship to Land Use Plan
    • Section 16-1.7  No Use of Land or Buildings Except in Conformity With Chapter Provisions
    • Section 16-1.8  Boundary Line Adjustments   
    • Section 16-1.9  Fees

    Article II - Basic Definitions and Interpretations

    • Section 16-2.1  Word Interpretation.
    • Section 16-2.2  General Definitions
    • Section 16-2.3  Adult Establishments
    • Section 16-2.4  Flood Plain Definitions
    • Section 16-2.5  Watershed Definitions

    Article III - Administrative Mechanisms

    • Section 16-3.1  Planning Board
    • Section 16-3.2  Board of Adjustment
    • Section 16-3.3  Land Use Administrator
    • Section 16-3.4  Board of Commissioners
    • Section 16-3.5  Conflicts of Interest

    Article IV - Permits and Final Plat Approval

    • Section 16-4.1  Zoning and Conditional Use Permits
    • Section 16-4.2  No Occupancy, Use or Sale of Lots Until Requirements Fulfilled
    • Section 16-4.3  Who May Submit Applications.
    • Section 16-4.4  Applications To Be Complete.
    • Section 16-4.5  Staff Consultation Before Formal Application
    • Section 16-4.6  Staff Consultation After Application Submitted
    • Section 16-4.7  Zoning Permits.
    • Section 16-4.8  Performance Bond to Ensure Compliance With Zoning Permit
    • Section 16-4.9  Special Use Permits and Conditional Use Permits
    • Section 16-4.10  Board of Commissioners Action on Conditional Use Permits.
    • Section 16-4.11  Conditions to Approval of the Conditional Use Permit
    • Section 16-4.12  Authorizing Use, Occupancy, or Sale Before Completion of Development Under Conditional Use Permits
    • Section 16-4.13  Completing Developments in Phases
    • Section 16-4.14  Expiration of Permits
    • Section 16-4.15  Effect of Permit on Successors and Assigns.
    • Section 16-4.16  Notice of Permit to be Recorded.
    • Section 16-4.17  Amendments to and Modications of Permits.
    • Section 16-4.18  Reconsideration of Board Action
    • Section 16-4.19  Applications to be Processed Expeditiously.
    • Section 16-4.20 Maintenance of Common Areas, Improvements, and Facilities
    • Section 16-4.21 Major and Minor Subdivisions

    Article V - Appeals, Variances, Interpretations

    • Section 16-5.1  Appeals
    • Section 16-5.2  Variances
    • Section 16-5.3  Interpretations.
    • Section 16-5.4  Requests to be Heard Expeditiously
    • Section 16-5.5  Burden of Proof

    Article VI - Hearing Procedures for Appeals and Applications

    • Section 16-6.1  Applications or Appeal Decision
    • Section 16-6.2  Notice of Hearing
    • Section 16-6.3  Modification of Application on Hearing
    • Section 16-6.4  Record.
    • Section 16-6.5  Written Decision

    Article VII - Enforcement and Review

    • Section 16-7.1  Complaints Regarding Violations
    • Section 16-7.2  Persons Liable
    • Section 16-7.3  Procedures Upon Discovery of Violaltions
    • Section 16-7.4  Penalties and Remedies for Violations
    • Section 16-7.5  Permit Revocation
    • Section 16-7.6  Judicial Review.
    •    Section 16-7.7  Schedule of Civil Penalties

    Article VIII - Nonconforming Situations

    • Section 16-8.1  Continuation of Nonconforming Situations and Completion of Nonconfroming Projects
    • Section 16-8.2  Nonconforming Lots
    • Section 16-8.3  Extension or Enlargement of Nonconforming Situations
    • Section 16-8.4  Repair, Maintenance and Reconstruction
    • Section 16-8.5  Change in Use of Property Where a Nonconforming Situation Exists
    • Section 16-8.6  Abandonment and Discontinuance of Nonconforming Situations
    • Section 16-8.7  Completion of Nonconforming Projects
    • Section 16-8.8  Nonconforming Signs

    Article IX - Zoning Districts and Zoning Map

    • Section 16-9.1  Residential Districts Established
    • Section 16-9.2  Nonresidential Districts Established.
    • Section 16-9.3  Overlay Districts.
    • Section 16-9.4  Official Map
    • Section 16-9.5  Amendments to Official Zoning Map

    Article X - Permissible Uses

    • Section 16-10.1  Table of Permissible Uses
    • Section 16-10.2  Use of the Designation Z and C in Table of Permissible Uses
    • Section 16-10.3  Board of Adjustment Jurisdiction Over Uses Otherwise Permissible with a Zoning Permit
    • Section 16-10.4  Board of Adjustment Jurisdiction Over Uses Otherwise Permissible with CUP
    • Section 16-10.5  Permissible Uses and Specific Exclusions
    • Section 16-10.6  Accessory Uses.
    • Section 16-10.7  Permissible Uses Not Requiring Permits
    • Section 16-10.8  Change in Use
    • Section 16-10.9  Manufacturing/Processing, Etc. Uses
    • Section 16-10.10  Combination Uses
    • Section 16-10.11  More Specific Use Controls
    • Table of Permissible Uses

    Article XI - Supplementary Land Use Regulations

    • Section 16-11.1  Bed and Breakfast
    • Section 16-11.2  Perimeter Fences and Walls

    Article XII - Density and Dimensional Regulations

    • Section 16-12.1  Minimum Lot Size
    • Section 16-12.2  Residential Density
    • Section 16-12.3  Minimum Lot Widths
    • Section 16-12.4  Building Setback Requirements
    • Section 16-12.5  Setback Requirements from Historic Trails
    • Section 16-12.6 Central Business and Town Center District Setbacks, Building Heights, Open Space, and Green Space Requirements
    • Section 16-12.7  Density on Lots Where Portion Dedicated to Town.
    • Section 16-12.8  Flexibility in Applying the Standards Contained in this Article

    Article XIII - Open Space

    • Section 16-13.1  Usable Open Space
    • Section 16-13.2  Ownership and Maintenance of Required Open Space
    • Section 16-13.3  Dedication of Open Space
    • Section 16-13.4  Homeowners Associations

    Article XIV - Streets and Sidewalks

    • Section 16-14.1  Street Classification
    • Section 16-14.2  Access to Public Streets in General
    • Section 16-14.3  Access to Arterial Streets
    • Section 16-14.4  Entrances to Streets
    • Section 16-14.5  Coordination with Surrounding Streets
    • Section 16-14.6  Relationship of Streets Topography.
    • Section 16-14.7  Street Width, Sidewalk, and Drainage Requirements in Subdivisions
    • Section 16-14.8  General Layout of Streets
    • Section 16-14.9  Street Intersections
    • Section 16-14.10  Construction Standards and Specifications
    • Section 16-14.11  Private Roads in Subdivisions and Access to Subdivisions by Private Roads.
    • Section 16-14.12  Road and Sidewalk Requirements in Unsubdivided Developments
    • Section 16-14.13  Attention to Handicapped in Street and Sidewalk Construction
    • Section 16-14.14  Street Names and House Numbers.
    • Section 16-14.15  Bridges.
    • Section 16-14.16  Utilities.
    • Section 16-14.17  Sidewalk Requirements

    Article XV - Utilities

    • Section 16-15.1  Utility Ownership and Easement Rights
    • Section 16-15.2  Lots Served by Public Water or Sewer Lines.
    • Section 16-15.3  Sewage Disposal Facilities Required
    • Section 16-15.4  Determining Compliance with Section 16-15.3
    • Section 16-15.5  Water Supply System Required
    • Section 16-15.6  Determining Compliance with Section 16-15.5
    • Section 16-15.7  Lighting Requirements.
    • Section 16-15.8  Excessive Illumination.
    • Section 16-15.9  Electric Power
    • Section 16-15.10  Telephone Service
    • Section 16-15.11  Underground Utilities.
    • Section 16-15.12  Utilities to be Consistent with Internal and External Development
    • Section 16-15.13  As-Built Drawings Required
    • Section 16-15.14  Fire Hydrants.
    • Section 16-15.15  Sites for and Screening of Dumpsters

    Article XVI - Flood Damage Prevention; Storm Water Management; Watershed Protection

    • Section 16-16.1  Findings of Fact
    • Section 16-16.2  Statement of Purpose
    • Section 16-16.3  Objectives.
    • Section 16-16.4  Land to Which This Ordinance Applies.
    • Section 16-16.5  Basis for Establishing the Areas of Special Flood Hazard.
    • Section 16-16.6  Establishment of Development Permit
    • Section 16-16.7  Compliance
    • Section 16-16.8  Abrogation and Greater Restrictions
    • Section 16-16.9  Interpretation
    • Section 16-16.10  Penalties for Violation
    • Section 16-16.11  Designation of Local Administrator
    • Section 16-16.12  Development Permit and Certification Requirements
    • Section 16-16.13  Elevation Certificate
    • Section 16-16.14  Floodproofing Certificate
    • Section 16-16.15  Certificate Exemptions
    • Section 16-16.16  Duties and Responsibilities of the Local Administrator
    • Section 16-16.17  Corrective Procedures
    • Section 16-16.18  Variance Procedures
    • Section 16-16.19  General Standards for Flood Hazard Reduction
    • Section 16-16.20  Specific Standards for Flood Hazard Reduction
    • Section 16-16.21  Additions/Improvements (Pre-Firm Structures)
    • Section 16-16.22  Additions/Improvements (Post-Firm Structures)
    • Section 16-16.23  Recreational Vehicles
    • Section 16-16.24  Temporary Non-Residential Structures
    • Section 16-16.25  Accessory Structures.
    • Section 16-16.26  Standards for Floodplains Without Established Base Flood Elevation
    • Section 16-16.27  Standards for Reverine Floodplains with Base Flood Elevations
      but Without Established Floodways or Non-encroachment Areas
    • Section 16-16.28  Floodways and Non-encroachment Areas
    • Section 16-16.29  Drainage, Erosion Control, Storm Water Management
    • Section 16-16.30  Development Must Drain Properly
    • Section 16-16.31  Storm Water Management
    • Section 16-16.32  Sedimentation and Erosion Control.
    • Section 16-16.33  Purpose of the Watershed Portection Ordinance
    • Section 16-16.34  Duties of the Watershed Administrator
    • Section 16-16.35  Appeal from the Watershed Administrator
    • Section 16-16.36  Establishment of Watershed Review Board; Powers and Duties
    • Section 16-16.37  Establishment of Watershed Areas
    • Section 16-16.38  Watershed Areas Described
    • Section 16-16.39  Cluster Development
    • Section 16-16.40  Buffer Areas Required
    • Section 16-16.41  Rules Governing the Interpretation of Watershed Area Boundaries
    • Section 16-16.42  Existing Development
    • Section 16-16.43  Watershed Protection Permit
    • Section 16-16.44  Watershed Occupancy Permit
    • Section 16-16.45  Public Health, in General
    • Section 16-16.46  Abatement.
    • Section 16-16.47  Watershed Boundary Map
    • Section 16-16.48  Amendments

    Article XVII - Signs

    • Section 16-17.1  Purpose
    • Section 16-17.2  Applicability
    • Section 16-17.3  Restrictions and Prohibitions
    • Section 16-17.4  General Sign Regulations
    • Section 16-17.5  Signs Excluded From Regulations
    • Section 16-17.6  Approval Requirements
    • Section 16-17.7  Master Sign Plan
    • Section 16-17.8  Signs Permitted in All Zoning Districts
    • Section 16-17.9  Computation of Sign Area
    • Section 16-17.10  Computation of Height
    • Section 16-17.11  Signs Permitted in Residential Districts
    • Section 16-17.12  Signs Permitted in Non-Residential Zoning Districts
    • Section 16-17.13  Church, School, Hospital, or Public Facility Signs.
    • Section 16-17.14  Unlawful Cutting of Trees or Shrubs
    • Section 16-17.15  Flexibility in Administering the Provisions of this Article
    • Section 16-17.16  Nonconforming Signs
    • Section 16-17.17  Amortization of Nonconforming Signs
    • Section 16-17.18  Enforcement and Remedies.

    Article XVIII - Telecommunication Towers

    • Section 16-18.1  Authority
    • Section 16-18.2  Purpose
    • Section 16-18.3  Goals
    • Section 16-18.4  Applicability.
    • Section 16-18.5  Permit Required
    • Section 16-18.6  Issuance of Permit/Expiration
    • Section 16-18.7  Tower Approval Standards
    • Section 16-18.8  Denial of Permit
    • Section 16-18.9  Continued Compliance Required.
    • Section 16-18.10  Removal of Abandoned Towers
    • Section 16-18.11  Standards for Commercial Wireless Telecommunications Antennas

    Article XIX – Adult Business Establishments

    • Section 16-19.1  Purpose
    • Section 16-19.2  Findings
    • Section 16-19.3  Classification of Adult Business Establishments.
    • Section 16-19.4  Licenses Required
    • Section 16-19.5  License Fees and Terms.
    • Section 16-19.6  Application Procedures for Adult Business Establishment License
    • Section 16-19.7  Fees
    • Section 16-19.8  License Posting and Display
    • Section 16-19.9  Inspection.
    • Section 16-19.10  License Denial, Suspension, or Revocation; Appeal
    • Section 16-19.11  Transfer of License
    • Section 16-19.12  Location of Adult Business Establishments
    • Section 16-19.13  Additional Regulations for Adult Motels
    • Section 16-19.14  Additional Regulations Pertaining to Exhibition of Sexually Explicit Films, Videos, or Live Entertainment
    • Section 16-19.15  Additional Regulations for Escort Agencies
    • Section 16-19.16  Additional Regulations for Nude Model Studios
    • Section 16-19.17  Prohibited Acts and Conduct
    • Section 16-19.18  Exterior Portions of Adult Business Establishments
    • Section 16-19.19  Signage
    • Section 16-19.20  Hours of Operation
    • Section 16-19.21  Injunction.

    Article XX - Parking

    • Section 16-20.1  Number of Parking Spaces Required
    • Section 16-20.2  Table of General Parking Requirements
    • Section 16-20.3  Parking Requirements for Central Business and Town Center Districts
    • Section 16-20.4  Flexibility in Administration Required
    • Section 16-20.5  Payment of Fee in Lieu of Providing Required Parking Spaces
    • Section 16-20.6  Parking Space Dimensions.
    • Section 16-20.7  Required Widths of Parking Area Aisles and Driveways
    • Section 16-20.8  General Design Requirements
    • Section 16-20.9  Vehicle Accommodation Area Surfaces
    • Section 16-20.10  Joint Use of Required Parking Spaces
    • Section 16-20.11  Satellite Parking
    • Section 16-20.12  Special Provisions for Lots with Existing Buildings.
    • Section 16-20.13  Loading and Unloading Areas

    Article XXI - Commercial Design and Appearance Standards

    • Section 16-21.1  Purpose
    • Section 16-21.2  Applicability.
    • Section 16-21.3  Criteria for Design.
    • Section 16-21.4  Exterior Walls and Facades of Commercial Buildings
    • Section 16-21.5  Roof Lines.
    • Section 16-21.6  Color
    • Section 16-21.7  Topography.
    • Section 16-21.8  Lighting
    • Section 16-21.9  General Landscaping
    • Section 16-21.10  Landscape Buffer
    • Section 16-21.11  Sidewalks
    • Section 16-21.12  Utility Lines
    • Section 16-21.13  Parking Areas
    • Section 16-21.14  Mechanical and Utility Areas
    • Section 16-21.15  Trash and Containment Areas
    • Section 16-21.16  Fences and Walls
    • Section 16-21.17  Vacated Buildings
    • Section 16-21.18  Variance from Standards
    • Section 16-21.19  Additional Standards for Large-Scale Retail Buildings
    • Section 16-21.20  Definitions and Explanations of Additional Requirements
    • Section 16-21.21  Display of Newsracks and Publications in Town Center,Central Business and Office Institutional Zoning Districts.

    Article XXII - Screening and Trees

    • Section 16-22.1  Board Findings Concerning the Need for Requirements
    • Section 16-22.2  General Screening Standard
    • Section 16-22.3  Compliance With Screening Standard
    • Section 16-22.4  Screening Land Use Classification
    • Section 16-22.5  Table of Screening Requirements
    • Section 16-22.6  Descriptions of Screens
    • Section 16-22.7  Width of Landscaping Screen
    • Section 16-22.8  Town Center and Central Business District Requirments
    • Section 16-22.9  Flexibility in Administration Required
    • Section 16-22.10  Combination Uses
    • Section 16-22.11  Maintenance of Screening and Landscaping Plantings
    • Section 16-22.12  Silvicultural Standards
    • Section 16-22.13  Board Findings and Declaration of Policy on Shade Trees.
    • Section 16-22.14  Required Trees Along Dedicated Streets
    • Section 16-22.15  Retention and Protection of Large Trees
    • Section 16-22.16  Tree Credits
    • Section 16-22.17  Protection of Existing Vegetation
    • Section 16-22.18  Tree Topping
    • Section 16-22.19  Shade Trees in Parking Areas
    • Section 16-22.20  Mulching and Maintenance on Commercial Property
    • Article XXIII - Amendments
    • Section 16-23.1  Board Findings Concerning Need for Requirements
    • Section 16-23.2  Initiation of Amendments
    • Section 16-23.3  Planning Board Consideration of Proposed Amendments
    • Section 16-23.4  Hearing Required; Notice
    • Section 16-23.5  Board Action on Amendments
    • Section 16-23.6  Ultimate Issue Before Board on Amendments
    • Section 16-23.7  Protests to Zoning District Changes.

    Chapter 16 - Land Use Ordinance Appendices

    APPENDIX A - INFORMATION REQUIRED WITH APPLICATIONS

    • Section A-1  In General
    • Section A-2  Written Application
    • Section A-3  Development Site Plans.
    • Section A-4  Graphic Materials Required for Plans
    • Section A-5  Existing Natural, Man-Made and Legal Features
    • Section A-6  Proposed Changes in Existing Features or New Features
    • Section A-7  Documents and Written Information in Addition to Plans
    • Section A-8  Number of Copies of Plans and Documents

    APPENDIX B - SET BACKS AND BUILDING HEIGHT DIAGRAMS

    APPENDIX C - SPECIFICATIONS FOR STREET DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

    • Section C-1  Design Speed, Sight Distance, and Centerline Radius
    • Section C-2  Cut and Fill Slopes
    • Section C-3  Sight Distances at Intersections
    • Section C-4  Radius at Street Intersections
    • Section C-5  Clearing and Grubbing.
    • Section C-6  Grading and Compaction
    • Section C-7  Street Base
    • Section C-8  Street Surfaces.
    • Section C-9  Pavement Section Variations.
    • Section C-10  Street Cross Sections
    • Section C-11  Curb and Gutter
    • Section C-12   Sidewalks With Curb and Gutter
    • Section C-13  Wheel Chair Ramps
    • Section C-14  Storm Water Runoff Control
    • Section C-15  Sedimentation Control.
    • Section C-16  Specifications on Driveway Entrances
    • Section C  Standard Drawings

    APPENDIX D - VEHICLE ACCOMMODATION AREA SURFACES

    • Section D-1  Paved Surfaces
    • Section D-2  Unpaved Surfaces

    APPENDIX E - SCREENING AND TREES

    • Section E-1  Guide for Protecting Existing Trees.
    • Section E-2  Standards for Street and Parking Lot Trees.
    • Section E-3  Formula for Calculating Shading of Paved Vehicle Accommodation Areas.  
    • Section E-4  Typical Parking Lot Planting Islands.
    • Section E-5  Guide for Planting Trees
    • Section E-6  Typical Opaque Screens
    • Section E-7  Typical Semi-Opaque Screens
    • Section E-8  Typical Broken Screens.
    • Section E-9  Guide for Planting Shrubs
    • Section E-10  Lists of Recommended Trees and Shrubs
    • Section E-11  Small Trees for Partial Screening
    • Section E-12  Large Trees for Evergreen Screening
    • Section E-13  Large Trees for Shading
    • Section E-15  Large Shrubs for Evergreen Screening
    • Section E-16  Assorted Shrubs for Broken Screens

    APPENDIX F - Commercial Design Examples

    APPENDIX G - Real Estate and Restaurant Signage

    • Section G-1  Real Estate Signs
    • Section G-2  Restaurant Information/Message Board Signs

    Chapter 17 – Minimum Housing Standards

    ARTICLE I - DEFINITIONS

    • Section 17-1 Definitions.

    ARTICLE II - AUTHORITY TO REPAIR, CLOSE, AND DEMOLISH CERTAIN DWELLINGS

    • Section 17-2  Authority to Repair, Close, and Demolish Certain Dwellings Unfit for Human Habitation.

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