Chapter 10.10 - Zoning Districts


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CHAPTER 10.10

ZONING DISTRICTS 
 

Sections:

10.10.010 Establishment of Zones

10.10.020 Boundaries of Zone Districts

10.10.030 Boundaries of Overlay Zone

10.10.040 Rules Applicable Where Boundaries Uncertain 
 
 

10.10.010 Establishment of Zones 
 

For the purpose of this Zoning Ordinance, the Town is divided into the following zones in which land uses shall be limited as specified in this Zoning Ordinance. Classification will be determined on the basis of location, topographic features and other reasonable considerations to guide the orderly physical growth, neighborhood compatibility and overall stability of the Town. 
 

  1. Agricultural Zone, A; Chapter 10.11
  2. Single-Family Residential Zone, R-1-20, R-1-40; Chapter 10.12
  3. Commercial Zone, C-1, C-2; Chapter 10.13
  4. Industrial/Manufacturing Zone, I/M; Chapter 10.14
  5. Sensitive Area Overlay Zone, SA; Chapter 10.17
 

10.10.020 Boundaries of Zones 
 

The boundaries of each of the said zones are hereby established as described herein or as shown on the map entitled "Zoning Map of the Town of Elwood" or as hereafter amended, and all boundaries, notations and other data shown on said maps are made by this reference as much a part of this Title as if full described and detailed herein. Said maps shall be filed in the custody of the Town Recorder of the Town of Elwood, and may be examined by the public subject to any reasonable regulations established by the Town Recorder. 
 

10.10.030 Boundaries of Overlay Zones 
 

The flood plain overlay zone and sensitive area overlay zone are hereby established as described and shown on the maps entitled “Sensitive Area Overlay Zone", and all boundaries, notations and other data shown on said maps is made by this reference as much a part of this section as if fully described and detailed herein. Said maps shall be filed in the custody of the Town Recorder of Elwood and may be examined by the public subject to any reasonable regulations and established by the Town Recorder. 
 

10.10.040 Rules Applicable Where Boundaries Uncertain 
 

Where uncertainty exists as to the boundary of any zone, the following rules shall apply: 
 

  1. Wherever the zone boundary is indicated as being approximately upon the centerline of a street, alley or block, or along a property line then unless otherwise definitely indicated on the map, the centerline of such street, alley, or block, or such property line shall be construed to be the boundary of such zone.
  2. Wherever such boundary line of such zone is indicated as being approximately at the line of any river, irrigation canal, or other waterway, or railroad right-of-way, or public park or other public land, or any section line, then in such case of the center of such stream, canal, or waterway or of such railroad right-of-way, or the boundary line of such public land or such section line shall be deemed to be the boundary of such zone.
  3. Where such boundary lines cannot be determined by the above rules, their location may be found by the use of the scale appearing upon the map.
  4. Where the application of the above rules does not clarify the zone boundary location, the Appeal Authority shall interpret the map.