Grantsville City Land Use Management & Development Code


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Chapter 1 General Provisions
1.1 Study Title
1.2 Authority
1.3 Purpose
1.4 Effect of Chapter
1.5 Interpretation
1.6 Conflict
1.7 Effect on Previous Ordinances and Maps
1.8 Licensing
1.9 Severability
1.10 Legal Remedies for Violation
1.11 Appeals
1.12 Enforcement
1.13 Building Permits - Site Plan Required
1.14 Curbs, Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Paving, ETC. Condition Building Permit Approval
1.15 Occupancy Permit Required
1.16 Inspection
1.17 Inspection and Approval required prior to occupancy
1.18 Notice
1.19 Property Owned by Other Government Units - Effect of Land Use and Development Ordinances

Chapter 2 Definitions
2.1 Definitions

Chapter 3 Decision Making Bodies, and Officials
3.1 City Council
3.2 Planning Commission, Number of Members, Appointment, Term of Office
3.3 Compensation
3.4 Vacancies and Removals for Cause
3.5 The Chair
3.6 Ex Parte Contact
3.7 Rules ad Regulations
3.8 Document Submission and Review Procedures
3.9 Planning Commission Powers and Duties
3.10 General Plan
3.11 Public hearing by planning commission on proposed general plan or amendment - Notice - revisions to general plan or amendment - Adoption or rejection by legislative body.
3.12 Effect of general plan
3.13 Public uses to conform to general plan
3.14 Biennial review of moderate income housing element of general plan
3.15 Preparation and adoption of land use ordinance or zoning map
3.16 Zoning Districts
3.17 Temporary Land Use Regulations
3.18 Amendments and Rezoning
3.19 Appeal authority
3.20 Organization and Procedures
3.21 Powers and Duties
3.22 Appeals
3.23 Hearing Officer
3.24 Due process
3.25 Variances
3.26 Appeal of Board of Adjustment Decision to District Court
3.27 Zoning Administrator Authority and Duties

Chapter 4 Supplementary and Qualifying Regulations
4.1 Effect of Chapter
4.2 Conditional Use Permit Required for Restricted Lots
4.3 Substandard Lots at Time of Code Passage
4.4Non-Conforming Lots Prohibited After Adoption of Code
4.5 Lot Standards and Street Frontage
4.6 Every Dwelling to be on a Lot-Exceptions
4.7 Lots and Dwellings Fronting on Private Streets-Special Provisions
4.8 Yard Space for One Building Only
4.9 Yards to be Unobstructed-Exceptions
4.10 Exceptions to Height Limitations
4.11 Additional Height Allowed
4.12 Minimum Height of Dwellings
4.13 Maximum Height and Floor Area of Accessory Buildings
4.14 Area of Accessory Buildings
4.15 Water and Sewerage Requirements
4.16 Clear View of Intersecting Streets
4.17 Fences May Be Required
4.18 Maximum Height of Fences, Walls, and Hedges
4.19 Sale or Lease of Required Space
4.20 Construction Subject To Geologic or Flood Hazards
4.21 Location of Gasoline Pumps
4.22 Property Divided by Zoning District Boundaries
4.23 Utility Extensions Authorized only to Permitted Structures and Buildings
4.24 Utilities Responsible for Excavations
4.25 Effect of General Plan on Front Yard Requirements
4.26 Conservation of Values
4.27 Exterior Appearance Residential Facility
4.28 Storage Space Required for Dwelling
4.29 New Dwellings Constructed On-Site or Manufactured Off-Site
4.30 Previously Used and Older Dwellings
4.31 Animals and Their Offspring
4.32 Overhead Utility Lines Prohibited

4.33 Garage and Yard Sales


Chapter 5 Nonconforming Building and Uses
5.1 Non-Conforming Uses and Structures
5.2 Maintenance Permitted
5.3 Repairs and Alterations
5.4 Additions, Enlargements, and Moving
5.5 Alteration Where Parking is Insufficient
5.6 Restoration of Damaged Buildings
5.7 One-Year Vacancy or Abandonment
5.8 Continuation of Use
5.9 Occupation Within One Year
5.10 Change of Use
5.11 Expansion Permitted
5.12 Nonconforming Use of Land
5.13 Billboards

Chapter 6 Off Street Parking
6.1 Purpose and Scope of Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements
6.2 Existing Parking and Loading Facilities
6.3 Damage or Destruction of Existing Facilities
6.4 Site Plan Requirements for a Building Permits
6.5 General Off-Street Parking Requirements
6.6 Parking for the Disabled
Table 6.1 Minimum required accessible parking spaces
6.7 Off-Street Parking Dimensions
Table 6.2 Off-street parking dimensions
Table 6.2 Off-street parking dimensions "Continued"
6.8 Design and Maintenance
6.9 Residential Districts
6.10 Main Street Parking
6.11 Transportation Demand Management
6.12 Recreational Vehicles Used as Dwelling Structures
6.13 Minimum Parking Requirements
6.14 Access Requirements for Other Than Residential Lots
6.15 Maintenance of Parking Lots

Chapter 7 Conditional Uses
7.1 Definition of Conditional Use
7.2 No Presumption of Approval
7.3 Site Plan and Permit Required
7.4 Fee
7.5 Application
7.6 Staff Report and Site Plan Report
7.7 Public Hearing
7.8 Determination
7.9 Planning Commission Action
7.10 Effect of Conditional Use Permit Approval
7.11 Appeals of Decision
7.12 Inspection
7.13 Time limit
7.14 Notification
7.15 Amendment of conditional use permit
7.16 Revocation
7.17 Family food production and the raising of horses - setback regulations - nonconforming use allowed to continue

Chapter 8 Regulation of General Applicability
8.1 Home Occupations
8.2 Congregate Care Facilities
8.3 Nursing Care Facilities
8.4 Group Homes
8.5 Transitional Treatment Homes
8.6 Municipal Ordinances Governing Elderly Residential Facilities
8.7 Municipal Ordinances Governing Residential  Facilities for Handicapped Persons

Chapter 9 Landscaping and Buffers
9.1 Purpose
9.2 Enforcement of Landscape Requirement
9.3 Landscape Plan
9.4 Selection, Installation, and Maintenance of Plant Materials
9.5 Parkway Landscaping
Table 9-1 Parkway Design Standards

Chapter 10 Mobile and Manufactured Homes, Mobile Home Parks and Mobile Home Subdivisions
10.1 Purpose
10.2 Location and Use
10.3 Manufactured Homes Placed as Permanent Residential Dwellings
10.4 Mobile Home Park Design and Standards
10.5 Mobile Home Parks, Lot Stand Sanitation and Utility Connections
10.6 Application
10.7 Non-Conforming Units and Parks

Chapter 10a Personal Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
10a.1 Title
10a.2 Purpose
10a.3 Findings
10a.4 Definitions
10a.5 Application of Provisions
10a.6 Site Plan Application Requirements
10a.7 Building Permits
10a.8 Priority of Antenna Site Locations
10a.9 Permitted Uses
10a.10 Non-Permitted Uses
10a.11 Co-Location Requirements
10a.12 Lease Agreements for Use of City Land
10a.13 Standards for Antennas and Antenna Support Structures
10a.14 Conditional Use Permit Considerations
10a.15 Additional Requirements for Monopoles and Towers
10a.16 Safety Requirements
10a.17 Abandonment
10a.18 Required Site Features
10a.19 Maintenance Requirements

Chapter 11 Site Plan Review
11.1 Purpose
11.2 Scope of Application
11.3 Scope of Modifications Authorized
11.4 Site Plan Content
11.5 Lighting
11.6 Storm Water Drainage
11.7 Utilities
11.8 Public Safety
11.9 Landscaping
11.10 Procedures for Site Plan Review

Chapter 12 Planned Unit Developments
12.1 Purpose
12.2 Authority
12.3 Minimum Area
12.4 Pre-application Conference
12.5 Development Plan Approval Steps
12.6 Concept Development Plan (optional)
12.7 Preliminary Development Plan
12.8 Adjustments to Development Plan

Chapter 13 Zoning District Establishment
13.1 Establishment of Zoning Districts
13.2 Filing of Code and Map
13.3 Rules for Locating Boundaries
13.4 Authorized Uses Within Districts are Plenary
13.5 Additional Requirements in Each District
13.6 Zoning at Time of Annexation

Chapter 14 Multiple Use, Agriculture and Rural Residential Districts
14.1 Agricultural Districts-a
14.2 Rural Residential Districts-RR
14.3 RR-5 Development Restrictions
14.4 RR-1Development Restrictions
14.5 RR-2.5 Development Restrictions
14.6 Codes and Symbols
Table 14.1 Use Regulations

Chapter 15 Residential and Multiple Residential Districts
15.1 Residential District- R-1-21
15.2 Residential District- R-1-12
15.3 Residential District- R-1-8
15.4 Multiple Residential District- RM-7
15.5 Multiple Residential District- RM-15
15.6 Multiple Residential District- RM-30
15.7 Codes and Symbols
Table 15.1 Use Regulations

Chapter 16 Commercial and Industrial Districts
16.1 Neighborhood Commercial District (C-N)
16.2 Commercial Shopping District (C-S)
16.3 General Commercial District (C-G)
16.4 Central Development District (C-D)
16.5 Light Manufacturing and Distribution District (M-D)
16.6 General Manufacturing District (M-G)
16.7 Codes and Symbols
Table 16.1 Use Regulations

Chapter 17 Downtown Commercial Districts
17.1 Central Business District (D-1)
17.2 Downtown Support District (D-2)
17.3 Codes and Symbols
Table 17.1 Use Regulations

Chapter 18 Downtown Redevelopment Area District
18.1 Downtown Redevelopment Area Overlay District (DRA)
18.2 Conditional Uses
18.3 Special Provisions
18.4 Area, Width, Frontage, Yard, Coverage, Height Regulations

Chapter 19 Sensitive Area District, SA
19.1 Purpose and Intent
19.2 Conditional Uses
19.3 Artificial Obstructions Within A Floodway Prohibited
19.4 Permissible Uses Within Floodways
19.5 Construction Within Floodways and Floodplains Restricted
19.6 Setbacks from streams outside designated floodplains
19.7 Natural Drainage System Utilized to Extent Feasible

Chapter 19a Mixed Use District
19a.1 Purpose and Intent
19a.2 Permitted Uses
19a.3 Minimum Lot Sizes
19a.4 Setbacks/Yard Requirements
19a.5 Minimum Lot Width
19a.6 Minimum Lot Frontage
19a.7 Maximum Height of Structures
19a.8 Minimum Dwelling Size
19a.9 Landscaping Requirement

Chapter 20 Sign Regulations
20.1 Purpose and Intent
20.2 Interpretation
20.3 Scope
20.4 General Provisions
20.5 Signs Prohibited in all Districts
20.6 Permits Required
20.7 Permit Tag
20.8 Signs Not Requiring Permits
20.9 Maintenance
20.10 Lighting
20.11 Changeable Copy
20.12 Signs on Public Property
20.13 Signs not to Constitute a Traffic Hazard
20.14 Off Premise Sign Conformance
20.15 General Contractor's License
20.16 Signs permitted in All Zones
20.17 Signs Permitted in Multiple Use, Agricultural, Rural Residential, and Residential Zones (MU, A, RR-1, RR-5, R-1-21, R-1-12, R-1-8, RM-7, RM-15, RM-30)
20.18 Signs Permitted in Commercial and Manufacturing Zones (C-N, C-S, C-G, C-D, D-1, D-2, M-D, and M-G)
20.19 Determination of Legal Nonconformity
20.20 Loss of Legal Nonconforming Status
20.21 Maintenance and Repair of Nonconforming Signs
20.22 Application for Permits
20.23 Permit fees
20.24 Issuance and Denial
20.25 Permit Conditions, Refunds, and Penalties
20.26 Inspection Upon Completion
20.27 Variances
20.28 Violations
20.29 Removal of Signs by the Administrator

Chapter 21 Subdivision Regulations
Section 1 General Provisions
Section 2 Application Procedure
Section 3 Minor Subdivisions
Section 4 Major Subdivisions
Section 5 Planned Unit Development Subdivisions
Section 6 Design Standards
Section 7 Financial Assurance
Section 8 Vacation, alteration, and amendments of subdivision plats.

Chapter 22 Development in Areas Without Existing Services
22.1.1 Purpose
22.1.2 Development Beyond Existing Utilities and Services
22.1.3 Excess Capacity Reimbursement
22.1.4 Effective Date Application