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Oceola Township Zoning Ordinance

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PREFACE

ARTICLE 1 - TITLE AND PURPOSE
ENACTING CLAUSE
     Sec. 1.01  - Short Title
     Sec. 1.02  - Purpose 

ARTICLE 2 - DISTRICTS
     Sec. 2.01 - Districts
     Sec. 2.02 - Map and Boundaries
     
Sec. 2.03 - District Boundaries Interpreted
     
Sec. 2.04 - Zoning of Streets and Alleys
     
Sec. 2.05 - District Requirements

ARTICLE 3 - AR, AGRICULTURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT  
     Sec. 3.01 - Statement of Purpose
     
Sec. 3.02 - Permitted Uses      
     
Sec. 3.03 - Uses Permitted by Special Use Permit
     
Sec. 3.04 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements
     
Sec. 3.05 - Right to Farm

ARTICLE 3A - RR, RURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT
     Sec. 3A.01 - Statement of Purpose         
     
Sec. 3A.02 - Permitted Uses               
     
Sec. 3A.03 - Uses Permitted by Special Use Permit
     
Sec. 3A.04 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements         

ARTICLE 4  - R-1, RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT I
     Sec. 4.01 - Statement of Purpose     
     
Sec. 4.02 - Permitted Uses           
     
Sec. 4.03 - Uses Permitted by Special Use Permit
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ec. 4.04 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements

ARTICLE 5  - R-2, RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT 2
     Sec. 5.01 - Statement of Purpose       
     
Sec. 5.02 - Permitted Uses             
     
Sec. 5.03 - Uses Permitted by Special Use Permit            
     
Sec. 5.04 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements  

ARTICLE 6  - R-3, RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT 3
     Sec. 6.01 - Statement of Purpose
     
Sec. 6.02 - Permitted Uses               
     
Sec. 6.03 - Uses Permitted by Special Use Permit  
     
Sec. 6.04 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements
     
Sec. 6.05 - District Provisions

ARTICLE 7 - MHP DISTRICT MANUFACTURED HOUSING PARKS
     Sec. 7.01 - Statement of Intent          
     
Sec. 7.02 - Permitted Uses                 
     
Sec. 7.03 - Uses by Special Permit
     
Sec. 7.04 - Development Standards & Requirements

ARTICLE 8 - RM, RESIDENTIAL MULTIPLE FAMILY DISTRICT    
     Sec. 8.01 - Statement of Purpose
     
Sec. 8.02 - Permitted Uses     
     
Sec. 8.03 - District Provisions
     
Sec. 8.04 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements
     
Sec. 8.05 - Site Plan Approval     

ARTICLE 8A - RPUD, RESIDENTIAL PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
     Sec. 8A.01 - Purpose                                                                                  
     
Sec. 8A.02 - Application and Process          
     
Sec. 8A.03 - Uses Permitted                
     
Sec. 8A.04 - Minimum Project Area         
     
Sec. 8A.05 - Project Ownership            
     
Sec. 8A.06 - Common Open Space            
     Sec. 8A.07 - Utility Requirements         
     
Sec. 8A.08 - Density Determination and Density Bonus
     
Sec. 8A.09 - Height Requirements         
     
Sec. 8A.10 - Parking                      
     
Sec. 8A.11 - Perimeter Yards                       
     
Sec. 8A.12 - Arrangement of Commercial Uses     
     
Sec. 8A.13 - RPUD Process:  Pre-Application Meeting
     
Sec. 8A.14 -  Contents of Application:  Preliminary Development Plan     
     
Sec. 8A.15 - Public Hearing by the Planning Commission
     
Sec. 8A.16 - Approval in Principle by Planning Commission
     
Sec. 8A.17 - Action by the Township Board       
     
Sec. 8A.18 - Formation of RPUD Study Committees                               
     
Sec. 8A.19 - Final Development Plan                
     
Sec. 8A.20 - Recommendation by the Planning Commission                    
     
Sec. 8A.21 - Criteria for Evaluation by the Planning Commission                         
     
Sec. 8A.22 - Action by the Township Board                                             
     
Sec. 8A.23 - Supplementary Conditions and Safeguards
     
Sec. 8A.24 - Deviations from Approved Final RPUD Plan
     
Sec. 8A.25 - RPUD's Approved prior to this Article
     
Sec. 8A.26 - Open Space Preservation Option

ARTICLE 8B   - CPUD, COMMERCIAL PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
     Sec. 8B.01 - Purpose
     
Sec. 8B.02 - Application and Process
     
Sec. 8B.03 - Uses Permitted
     
Sec. 8B.04 - Minimum Project Area
     
Sec. 8B.05 - Project Ownership
     
Sec. 8B.06 - Utility Requirements
     
Sec. 8B.07 - Height Requirements
     
Sec. 8B.08 - Standards for Access Management, Parking and Loading
     
Sec. 8B.09 - Standards for Architecture and Building Materials
     
Sec. 8B.10 - Standards for Lighting
     
Sec. 8B.11 - Standards for Landscaping and Screening                            
     
Sec. 8B.12 - Pre-Application Meeting
     
Sec. 8B.13 - Contents of Application:  Preliminary Development Plan    
     
Sec. 8B.14 - Public Hearing by the Planning Commission
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c. 8B.15 - Approval in Principle by Planning Commission
     
Sec. 8B.16 - Action by the Township Board
     
Sec. 8B.17 - Formation of CPUD Study Committees
     
Sec. 8B.18 - Final Development Plan
     
Sec. 8B.19 - Recommendation by the Planning Commission
     
Sec. 8B.20 - Criteria for Evaluation by the Planning Commission
     
Sec. 8B.21 - Action by the Township Board
     
Sec. 8B.22 - Supplementary Conditions and Safeguards
     
Sec. 8B.23 - Deviations from Approved Final CPUD Plan

ARTICLE 8C   -   SITE CONDOMINIUM DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE
     Sec. 8C.01 - Purpose
     
Sec. 8C.02 - Definitions
     
Sec. 8C.03 - Plan Preparation
     
Sec. 8C.04 - Design Layout Standards & Improvements
     
Sec. 8C.05 - Review Procedure
     
Sec. 8C.06 - Interpretation

ARTICLE 9   -   CR-1, COMMERCIAL RECREATION 1
     
Sec. 9.01 - Statement of Purpose               
     
Sec. 9.02 - Permitted Uses                     
     
Sec. 9.03 - Uses Permitted by Special Use Permit                                  
     
Sec. 9.04 - District Provisions                
     
Sec. 9.05 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements           

ARTICLE 9A   -   CR-2, COMMERCIAL RECREATION 2
      
Sec. 9A.01 - Statement of Purpose          
     
 Sec. 9A.02 - Permitted Uses                
      
Sec. 9A.03 - Uses Permitted by Special Use Permit                                  
      
Sec. 9A.04 - District Provisions           
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ec. 9A.05 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements      

ARTICLE 10   -   C, COMMERCIAL DISTRICT
     Sec. 10.01 - Statement of Purpose 
     
Sec. 10.02 - Permitted Uses        
     
Sec. 10.03 - Uses Permitted by Special Use Permit                                  
     
Sec. 10.04 - District Provisions  
     
Sec. 10.05 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements
     
Sec. 10.06 - Site Plan Approval                                                                 

 ARTICLE 10A   -   OS, OFFICE SERVICE DISTRICT
     
Sec. 10A.01 - Statement of Purpose      
     
Sec. 10A.02 - Principal Permitted Uses                                                        
     
Sec. 10A.03 - Uses Subject to Special Use Permit                                  
     
Sec. 10A.04 - District Provisions                                                             
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ec. 10A.05 - Frontage, Area, Height, and Placement Requirements     
     
Sec. 10A.06 - Site Plan Approval

 ARTICLE 11   -   M-1, INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
     
Sec. 11.01 - Statement of Purpose                                                        
     
Sec. 11.02 - District Provisions                                                             
     
Sec. 11.03 - Permitted Uses                                                                  
     
Sec. 11.04 - Permitted Uses after Special Approval
     
Sec. 11.05 - Area, Height, and Placement Requirements

ARTICLE 12   -   SCHEDULE OF REGULATIONS

ARTICLE 13   -   GENERAL PROVISIONS
     Sec. 13.01 - Conflicting Regulations                                                    
     
Sec. 13.02 - Scope                                                                                 
     
Sec. 13.03 - Sewage, OS, C, CR, M-1, R-3, RM and MHP Districts
     
Sec. 13.04 - Permitted Uses                                                                  
     
Sec. 13.05 - Deleted
     
Sec. 13.06 - Permitted Height                                                               
     
Sec. 13.07 - Lot Limitations
     
Sec. 13.08 - Lots, Yards, and Open Spaces                                          
     
Sec. 13.09 - Porches, Patios, and Terraces                                            
     
Sec. 13.10 - Projections into Yards                                                       
     
Sec. 13.11 - Substandard Lots                                                              
     
Sec. 13.12 - Frontage, As Amended                                                     
     
Sec. 13.13 - Temporary Occupancy of Trailer Coaches                        
     
Sec. 13.14 - Dwelling in Nonresidential Districts                                 
     
Sec. 13.15 - Dwellings Other Than Main Structure                              
     
Sec. 13.16 - Accessory Buildings                                                         
     
Sec. 13.17 - Occupancy:  Temporary Garages,Accessory Buildings, Basement Apartments Prohibited
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ec. 13.18 - Building Grades                      
     
Sec. 13.19 - Buildings to be moved                
     
Sec. 13.20 - Excavation or Holes                  
     
Sec. 13.21 - Restoring Unsafe Buildings           
     
Sec. 13.22 - Construction Begun Prior to Adoption of Ordinance
     
Sec. 13.23 - Voting Place              
     
Sec. 13.24 - Approval of Plats
     
Sec. 13.25 - Deleted-Essential Services
     
Sec. 13.26 - Signs 
     
Sec. 13.26(1) - Purpose of Intent
     
Sec. 13.26(2) - Definitions
     
Sec. 13.26(3) - Computation of Sign Area
     
Sec. 13.26(4) - Permit Required for Signs
      Sec. 13.26(5) - Sign Erector Requirements
     
Sec. 13.26(6) - Certificate of Compliance
     
Sec. 13.26(7) - General Sign Provisions
     
Sec. 13.26(8) - Signs Exempt from Permit Requirements
     
Sec. 13.26(9) - Signs Prohibited throughout the Township
     
Sec. 13.26(10) - District Regulations
     
Sec. 13.26(11) - Construction and Maintenance Requirements
     
Sec. 13.26(12) - Non-Conforming Signs
     
Sec. 13.27 - Wireless Communication Support Structures                   
     
Sec. 13.28 - Swimming Pools                
     
Sec. 13.29 - Fences, Walls, and Other Protective Barriers      
     
Sec. 13.30 - Greenbelts                    
     
Sec. 13.31 - Quarry Excavation and Removal Operations; Soil, Sand, Clay, Gravel or Similar Material Removal
     
Sec. 13.32 - Filling Operations            
     
Sec. 13.33 - Airports                      
     
Sec. 13.34 - Visibility                    
     
Sec. 13.35 - Performance Standards         
     
Sec. 13.36 - Plant Materials               
     
Sec. 13.37 - Storage Structures            
     
Sec. 13.38 - Group Day Care Homes
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ec. 13.39 - Mobile Homes                  
     
Sec.13.40 - Private RoadDevelopment      
     
Sec. 13.41 -  Deleted-Common Driveways
     Sec. 13.42 - Subdivisions Platted Prior to 1969 Plat Act      
     
Sec. 13.44 - Temporary Conversions by Special Use Permit       
     
Sec. 13.45 - Access Management                   
     
Sec. 13.46 - FlagLot
     
Sec. 13.47 - Common Use (Keyhole) Ordinance
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ec. 13.50 - Small Community Waste Water Systems
     
Sec. 13.51 - Churches 

ARTICLE 14   -   NON-CONFORMING USES AND NON-CONFORMING BUILDINGS
     Sec. 14.01 - Non-Conforming Uses, General Provisions                      
     
Sec. 14.02 - Non-Conforming Lots                                                      
     
Sec. 14.03 - Non-Conforming Uses of Land                                        
     
Sec. 14.04 - Non-Conforming Structures                                             
     
Sec. 14.05 - Non-Conforming Use of Structures and Land                 
     
Sec. 14.06 - Repairs and Maintenance                                                  
     
Sec. 14.07 - Uses Subject to Special Use Permit                                  
     
Sec. 14.08 - Change of Tenancy or Ownership

 ARTICLE 15   -   PARKING AND LOADING REQUIREMENTS
     Sec. 15.01 - Off-Street Parking Requirements
     
Sec. 15.02 - Off-Street Parking Space Layout, Standards, Construction and Maintenance         
     
Sec. 15.03 - Off-Street Loading and Unloading                                  

 ARTICLE 16 - ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
     
Sec. 16.01 - Administration and Administrator                                    
     
Sec. 16.02 - Duties of Zoning Administrator                                       
     
Sec. 16.03 - Land Use Permits                                                              
     
Sec. 16.04 - Fees                                                                                   
     
Sec. 16.05 - Changes and Amendments                                               
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ec. 16.06 - Enforcement                                                                      
      
Sec. 16.07  Compliance Bond                                                             

 ARTICLE 17 - SPECIAL USE PERMITS   ARTICLE 17 - SPECIAL USE PERMITS                                               
     
Sec. 17.01 - Purposes                                                                            
     
Sec. 17.02 - Procedures for Making Applications                                
     
Sec. 17.03 - Basis of Determination                                                     
     
Sec. 17.04 - Appeals of Planning Commission Decisions under this Article

 ARTICLE 18 - ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS                                  
     
Sec. 18.01 - Organization                                                                      
     
Sec. 18.02 - Procedures                                                                         
     
Sec. 18.03 - Secretary and Counsel                                                      |
     
Sec. 18.04 - Jurisdiction                                                                        
     
Sec. 18.05 - Appeals 

 ARTICLE 19   -   SITE PLAN APPROVAL
     Sec. 19.01 - When Required                                                                 
     
Sec. 19.02 - Pre-Application Conference                                              
     
Sec. 19.03 - Application for Site Plan Approval                                   
     
Sec. 19.04 - Duties of Zoning Administrator                                       
     
Sec. 19.05   -   Duties of the Planning Commission                                  
     
Sec. 19.06 - Duties of the Township Board                                          
     
Sec. 19.07 - Standards for Approval                                                    
     
Sec. 19.08 - Performance Guarantees                                                   
     
Sec. 19.09 - Fees                                                                                   
     
Sec. 19.10 -  Construction of Article                                                     

 ARTICLE 20   -   DEFINITIONS                                                                 
 ARTICLE 21   -    INTERPRETATION                                                        
 ARTICLE 22   -   VALIDITY                                            
 ARTICLE 23   -   ENACTMENT AND EFFECTIVE DATE