Zoning Resolution Book Table of Contents

PREAMBLE

VERMILION TOWNSHIP RESOLUTION 32-10

ZONING PERMITS REQUIRED FOR

 

ARTICLE 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

1.0 Title

1.1 Interpretation

1.2 Separability

1.3 Repeal of Conflicting Resolutions

1.4 Effective Date

1.5 Incorporation of Maps

1.6 Incorporation and Alteration of the Official Zoning Map

1.7 Replacement of Official Zoning Map

 

ARTICLE 2 INTENT AND PURPOSES

2.0 – 2.2 Intent and Purpose 3

 

ARTICLE 3 CONSTRUCTION OF LANGUAGE

3.0-3.5 Construction of Language and Definitions

3.6-3.157 Definitions

 

ARTICLE 4 ADMINISTRATION

4.0 Purpose

4.1 General Provisions

4.2 Zoning Inspector

4.3 Responsibilities of Zoning Inspector

4.4 Township Zoning Commission

4.5 Recommendation of Township Zoning Commission;

Organization; Powers and Compensation of Commission

4.6 Amendments to Zoning Resolution; Procedure; Referendum

4.7 Ratification of Amendments to Township Zoning Plan

4.8 Township Board of Zoning Appeals; Compensation and Expenses

4.9 Powers of Township Board of Zoning Appeals

4.10 Rules, Organization and Meetings of Zoning Appeals Board

4.11 Duties of Zoning Inspector, Board of Zoning Appeals, Legislative

Authority and Courts on Matters of Appeal

4.12 Board of Township Trustees

4.13 Schedule of Fees

 

ARTICLE 5 ENFORCEMENT

5.0 General

5.1 Zoning Permits Required

5.2 Contents of Application for Zoning Permit

5.3 Approval of Zoning Permit

5.4 Submission to Director of Transportation

5.5 Expiration of Zoning Permit

5.6 Record of Zoning Permits

5.7 Failure to Obtain a Zoning Permit

5.8 Construction and Use to be as Provided in Application,Plans, Permits and

Certificates

5.9 Complaints Regarding Violations

5.10 Entry and Inspection of Property

5.11 Stop Work Order

5.12 Zoning Permit Revocation

5.13 Notice of Violation

5.14 Penalties and Fines

5.15 Additional Remedies

 

ARTICLE 6 NONCONFORMING USES

6.0 Purpose

6.1 Incompatibility of Nonconformities

6.2 Completion of Nonconforming Structures

6.3 Certificates for Nonconforming Uses

6.4 Permits for Nonconforming Uses in Property Owner or Leaseholders Associations

6.5 Substitution of Nonconforming Uses

6.6 Single Nonconforming Lots of Record

6.7 Nonconforming Lots of Record

6.8 Nonconforming Structures or Uses

6.9 Repairs and Maintenance

 

ARTICLE 7 PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR APPEALS AND VARIANCES

7.0 General

7.1 Appeals

7.2 Stay of Proceedings

7.3 Variances

7.4 Application and Standards for Variances

7.5 Additional Conditions and Safeguards

7.6 Public Hearing by the Board of Zoning Appeals

7.7 Notice of Public Hearing Newspaper

7.8 Notice to Parties in Interest

7.9 Action by Board of Zoning Appeals

7.10 Terms of Variance

 

ARTICLE 8 AMENDMENT

8.1 General

8.2 Initiation of Zoning Amendments

8.3 Contents of Application for Zoning Map Amendment

8.4 Contents of Application for Zoning Text Amendment

8.5 Transmittal to Zoning Commission

8.6 Submission to Regional Planning Commission

8.7 Other Conditions Proponent to the Approval of Zoning Amendment

8.8 Standards for Recommendations of Township Zoning Commission

8.9 Submission to Director of Transportation

8.10 Public Hearing by Zoning Commission

8.11 Notice of Public Hearing in Newspaper

8.12 Notice of Property Owners by Zoning Commission

8.13 Recommendation by Zoning Commission

8.14 Public Hearing by Board of Township Trustees

8.15 Action by Board of Township Trustees

8.16 Effective Date and Referendum

 

 

ARTICLE 9 PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR USES; ACCESSORY USES

9.0 Purpose

9.1 Contents of Conditional Use Permit Application

9.2 General Standards for All Conditional Uses

9.3 Public Hearing

9.4 Notice of Public Hearing

9.5 Notice to Parties of Interest

9.6 Action by the Board of Zoning Appeals

9.7 Supplementary Condition and Safeguards

9.8 Expiration of Conditional Use Permit

9.9 Certificate for Conditional Use

 

 

ARTICLE 10 ZONING DISTRICTS AND BOUNDARIES INTERPRETATION

10.0 Purpose

10.1 Establishment of Districts

10.2 Zoning District Map

10.3 Zoning Map Legend

10.4 Identification of Official Zoning Map

10.5 Identification of District Boundaries

 

ARTICLE 11 AGRICULTURAL/RURAL RESIDENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY (A/R-R)

11.0 Purpose

11.1 Principal Permitted Uses

11.2 Conditionally Permitted Uses

11.3 Farm Dwellings Not Considered Incidental to Agriculture

11.4 Agricultural Uses Regualted (O.R.C. 519.21)

11.5 Agricultural Uses Which Become Non-Conforming

11.6 Development Standards

11.7 Required Parking

11.8 Signs

11.9 Supplementary District Regulations

11.10 Special Regulations

11.11 Accessory Structures

 

ARTICLE 12

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ARTICLE 13 SINGLE FAMILY SERVICED RESIDENTIAL (R-1) (R-1A) (R-1B)

13.0 Purpose

13.1 Principal Permitted Uses

13.2 Conditionally Permitted Uses

13.3 Development Standards

13.4 Required Parking

13.5 Signs

13.6 Supplementary District Regulations

13.7 Special Regulations

13.8 Accessory Structures

 

ARTICLE 14 TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

14.0 Purpose

14.1 Principal Permitted Uses

14.2 Conditionally Permitted Uses

14.3 Development Standards

14.4 Required Parking

14.5 Signs

14.6 Supplementary District Regulations

14.7 Special Regulations

14.8 Accessory Structure

 

ARTICLE 15 MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT (R-3)

15.0 Statement of Purpose

15.1 Principal Permitted Uses

15.2 Conditionally Permitted Uses

15.3 Site and Landscape Plan Review

15.4 Yard Requirements for Multi-Family Dwellings

15.5 Screening

15.6 Lot, Yard and Area and Building Requirements

15.7 Required Parking

15.8 Signs

15.9 Supplementary District Regulations

15.10 Special Regulations

15.11 Accessory Structures

15.12 Development Standards for Multi-Family Dwellings

 

ARTICLE 16 LOCAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (C-1)

16.0 Statement of Purpose

16.1 Principal Permitted Uses

16.2 Required Conditions

16.3 Prohibited Uses

16.4 Conditionally Permitted Uses

16.5 Site and Landscape Plan Review

16.6 Screening/Buffering

16.7 Development Standards

16.8 Required Parking

16.9 Signs

16.10 Supplementary District Regulations

16.11 Special Regulations

16.12 Accessory Structures

 

ARTICLE 17 GENERAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (C-2)

17.0 Statement of Purpose

17.1 Principal Permitted Uses

17.2 Prohibited Uses

17.3 Conditionally Permitted Uses

17.4 Development Standards

17.5 Site and Landscape Plan Review

17.6 Screening/Buffering

17.7 Required Parking

17.8 Signs

17.9 Supplementary District Regulations

17.10 Special Regulations

17.11 Accessory Structure

 

ARTICLE 18 INDUSTRIAL (I-1)

18.0 Statement of Purpose

18.1 Principal Permitted Uses

18.2 Specifically Prohibited Use

18.3 Conditionally Permitted Uses

18.4 Site and Landscape Plan Review

18.5 Screening/Buffering

18.6 Development Standards

18.7 Required Parking

18.8 Signs

18.9 Supplementary District Regulations

18.10 Special Regulations

18.11 Accessory Structures

 

ARTICLE 19 MINERAL AGGREGATE DISTRICT (MA)

19.0 Statement of Purpose

19.1 Principal Permitted Uses

19.2 Conditionally Permitted Uses

19.3 Performance Standards

19.4 Amendments to the Resolution

19.5 Site and Landscape Plan Review

19.6 Screening/Buffering

19.7 Developing Standards

19.8 Required Parking

19.9 Signs

19.10 Supplementary District Regulations

19.11 Special Regulations

19.12 Accessory Structures

 

ARTICLE 20 PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS

20.1 Planned Unit Development Regulations

20.2 Statement of Purpose

20.3 Definition

20.4 Interpretation

20.5 PUD District Designation

20.6 Uses Permitted in a PUD District

20.7 Disposition of Open Space

20.8 Utility Requirements

20.9 Special PUD Lot Requirements

20.10 Arrangement of Commercial/Manufacturing Uses

20.11 Procedures for Approval of Planned Unit Development Districts

20.12 Pre-Application Meeting

20.13 Preliminary Development Plan Application Requirements

20.14 Criteria for Commission Recommendation

20.15 Development Policies

20.16 Site Design

20.17 Placement of Structures

20.18 Amendment Procedure

20.19 Submission of Final Development Plan

20.20 Final Development Plan Application Contents

20.21 Active by Township Trustee

20.22 Supplementary Conditions and Safeguards

20.23 Expiration and Extension of Approval Period

20.24 Changes in the Planned Unit Development

 

ARTICLE 21 FLOODPLAIN, FLOODWAY AND WETLAND OVERLAY DISTRICT (F.F.L. & W.)

21.0 Statement of Purpose

21.1 Boundaries Further Defined

21.2 Artificial Obstructions Within Floodplain

21.3 Permissible Uses Within Floodways

21.4 Limitations on Uses Within Floodways and Floodplains

21.5 Site and Landscaping Plan Review

21.6 Reference to Floodplain Permit

21.7 Wetlands

21.8 Permits Required

21.9 Wetland Zone Mapping

ARTICLE 22 SUPPLEMENTARY DISTRICT REGULATIONS

22.0 General

22.1 Conversions of Dwellings to More Than One Unit

22.2 Principal Building Per Lot

22.3 Reduction of Area or Space

22.4 Construction in Easements

22.5 Prohibited Uses for Mobile Homes

22.6 Parking and Storage of Vehicles and Trailers

22.7 Required Refuse Collection Areas

22.8 Junk

22.9 Supplemental Yard and Height Regulations

22.10 Setback Requirements for Buildings on Corner Lots

22.11 Fences, Walls and Other Effective Barriers

22.12 Yard Requirements for Multi-Family Dwellings

22.13 Exceptions to Height Regulations

22.14 Architectural Projections

22.15 Objectionable, Noxious or Dangerous Uses

22.16 Enforcement Provisions

22.17 Temporary Uses

22.18 Screening/Buffering

22.19 Site Plan Review

22.20 Setback on Cul-de-sacs

22.21 Access

22.22 Access to Public Roads

22.23 Storm Water Regulation

22.24 Noncommercial Keeping of Livestock

22.25 Wind Turbines

22.26 Outdoor Wood Furnaces

 

ARTICLE 23 SPECIAL REGULATIONS

23.0 General

23.1 Drug Paraphernalia Establishments as Prohibited Uses

23.2 Massage Establishments as Prohibited Uses

23.3 Non-Permitted Uses

23.4 Regulations of Swimming Pools as Accessory Uses

23.5 Private Swimming Pools

23.6 Community or Club Swimming Pools

23.7 Regulation of Long Term Parking Facilities as Accessory Uses

23.8 Conditional Use Permit Required

23.9 Permit Requirements

23.10 Regulation of Home Occupation

23.11 Definition

23.12 Regulation of Group Residential Facilities

23.13 Definition

23.14 Conditional Use Permit Required

23.15 Zoning of Group Residential Facilities

23.16 Variance to Distancing Requirement

23.17 Regulation of Factory Built Housing; Design and Appearance Standards

23.18 Purpose

23.19 Definitions

23.20 Site Requirements

23.21 Zoning of Factory Built Housing

23.22 Single Family Design and Appearance Standards

23.23 No Single Family Home Conversion

 

ARTICLE 24 OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING FACILITES

24.1 Applicability

24.2 Purpose

24.3 Off-Street Parking Design Standards

24.4 Handicapped Parking

24.5 Joint Parking Lots

24.6 Modification of Requirements

24.7 Prohibited Uses; Temporary Uses

24.8 Parking of Disabled Vehicles

24.9 Schedule of Required Parking Spaces

24.10 Off-Street Storage Areas for Drive-In Services

24.11 Off-Street Loading Space Requirements

25.12 Off-Street Loading Design Standards

 

ARTICLE 25 SIGNS

25.0 General

25.1 Governmental Signs Excluded

25.2 General Requirements for All Signs and Districts

25.3 Permit Required

25.4 Signs Permitted in All Districts Not Requiring a Permit

25.5 Signs Permitted in Commercial and Manufacturing Districts Requiring a Permit

25.6 Temporary Signs

25.7 Free Standing Signs

25.8 Wall Signs Pertaining to Nonconforming Uses

25.9 Political Signs

25.10 Portable Signs

25.11 Portable Sign Requirements and Guidelines

25.12 Sign Setback Requirements

25.13 Setbacks for Public and Quasipublic Signs

25.14 Sight Triangle

25.15 Limitation

25.16 Nonconforming Signs and Structures

25.17 Loss of Legal Nonconforming Status

25.18 Violations

25.19 Aesthetic Criteria

25.20 Maintenance

25.21 Abandoned Signs

25.22 Dangerous or Defective Signs

25.23 Removal of Signs by the Zoning Inspector

25.24 Replacement

 

ARTICLE 26 VERMILION TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE FOR MOBILE HOME PARKS

 

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