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Zoning Map
Zoning Map as of September 2011.

Zoning Ordinance as of June 2013.

Comprehensive Plan as of October 2017

LCI (Livable Centers Initiative) Report

Planning and Zoning Board
The Planning and Zoning Board is comprised of five (5) members appointed by the Mayor and Council.  Each member serves a three (3) year term.  One of these five members can serve concurrently as a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals.  Powers and duties of the Board include:

    A. Prepare a master plan or parts thereof for the development of the city.
    B. Prepare and recommend for adoption to the mayor and council a zoning ordinance or resolution and map for the city.
    C. Prepare and recommend for adoption to the mayor and council regulations for the subdivision of land within its political jurisdiction, and to administer the regulations that may be adopted. 
    D. Prepare and recommend for adoption to the mayor and council a plat or plats or an official map showing the exact location of the boundary lines of existing, proposed, extended, widened or narrowed streets, public open spaces or public building sites, together with regulations to control the erection of buildings or other structures within such lines, within its political jurisdiction or a specified portion thereof. 
    E. Review all applications for text and map amendments and all recommendations for text and map amendments referred to it by the mayor and council and make recommendations thereupon to the mayor and council. 


Zoning Board of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals is comprised of five (5) members appointed by the Mayor and Council.  Each member serves a three (3) year term.  One of these five members can serve concurrently as a member of the Planning and Zoning Board.  Powers and duties of the Board include:

    A. Appeals from actions of the zoning administrator. 
    B. Request for a variance. 
    C. Request for extension or enlargement of the nonconforming use of a structure. 
    D. Continuance of nonconformance.

***For further information regarding the powers and duties of the Planning and Zoning Board or the Zoning Board of Appeals, please refer to the Municipal Code, Appendix B.

 

 



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