Zoning Provisions Encyclopedia

Chapter: Other Miscellaneous Provisions

Buildings To Be Moved

No building, residential or otherwise, shall be moved within the limits of the Municipality or shall be moved into the Municipality from outside, without a permit from the Chief Building Official.

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Clearing and Grading Approval

No lands shall be graded or the natural ground surface thereof otherwise disturbed so as to create a dust nuisance, except for clearing of weeds and debris, unless and until a building permit has been duly issued for the proposed land use, construction or development. In the case of clearing or grading for a new […]

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Disclaimer of Liability Regarding Flooding

The degree of flood protection required by this Article is considered the minimum necessary and reasonable for regulatory purposes. Larger floods may occur at any time, and excessive flood water heights may be experienced due to...

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Energy Conservation Requirements

To the extent that they relate to aesthetic considerations, the design and construction techniques of the proposed development shall respond to energy consumption and environmental quality considerations such as heat loss, heat gain, air emissions and runoff water quality.

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Exemption For Temporary Flaring Devices For Methane Gas

Any methane gas flaring device used in connection with any methane gas migration detection and recovery program is exempt from the provisions of this title for a period not to exceed one year from the initial date of such use thereafter, such use may continue only upon the granting of a conditional use permit therefore.

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Flood Fringe Overlay Zone

All uses normally permitted in the zoning district or districts which the floodway fringe overlays shall be permitted under the provisions of this section, provided that: Residential buildings and structures shall be constructed so that the lowest floor (including the basement) is elevated to two (2) feet above the regulatory flood profile, as established by […]

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Garbage Containment

Garbage containers shall only be permitted if they are located within a residential building or within an accessory building. Garbage containers shall not be permitted in the RM4 zone unless screened by garbage container enclosures, and shall not be located within a front yard, a required flankage setback, or a required yard abutting a residential […]

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Hazardous or Inharmonious Development Prohibited

Any development that would, in the opinion of the Council, create a hazard to the public or significantly or permanently injure neighbouring properties by reason of traffic generation or architectural disharmony, shall be prohibited.

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Heritage Review Board

The Council shall appoint a Heritage Review Board hereinafter called “the Board” and consisting of five members who shall be residents of the City. Two of the five members shall be selected by the Council from a list of at least four nominees brought forward by the local Heritage Foundation. The other three members shall […]

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Highway Access Requirements

In order to encourage the sound development of major highway frontage, the following special provisions shall apply. Access Barrier: Each structure or group of structures used for non-residential purposes, and its parking or service areas, shall be physically separated from the highway or street by a curb, planting strip or other suitable barrier against unchanneled […]

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