Planning and Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for administrative and technical assistance to the Planning and Zoning Commission. In addition, the Department provides general planning, zoning and permitting assistance to the public.
Other duties include the processing and filing of all zoning and planning applications. Additionally, the Department prepares all meeting agendas, legal notices for zone changes and special exception applications in accordance with state statutes and provides general assistance to other departments, boards and agencies. Staff Reports are provided monthly to the Commission, special studies are conducted on an as need basis and assistance is provided for the Coastal Area Management Program. Quarterly and Annual reports are also prepared and distributed to all City Departments and Boards as well as the preparation of the Annual Department Budget.
The Department is also responsible for overseeing the Zoning Enforcement Program including the enforcement of local zoning regulations and sediment and erosion control regulations. Duties also include the processing of Zoning Permits for dwelling units, additions, pools, decks, sheds, home offices, commercial/industrial occupancy and fillingand grading.
The Planning and Zoning Commission conducts their regular meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. in Room 303. Special Meetings are conducted on an as need basis and are usually held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
You can download these documents and print them on your local printer. These documents are .PDF (Portable Document Format) files requiring the use of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader© version 4.0 and above needed to read these files.
- Permit Flow Chart
- Subdivision Regulations
- Planning & Zoning Regulations (amended to March 11, 2016) (725.97 kB)
- Schedule A (Permitted Uses) (52.3 kB)
- Schedule B – Standards (61.88 kB)
- Off Street Parking And Loading Regulations (112.73 kB)
- PDD Regulations
- Adopted POCD
- RFD Regulations
- Building Zoning Map
- Adopted Sign Regulations
- 2017 Update of 2006 POCD