Chapter 11.04 : Application of District Regulations.


11.04.010 Application of District Regulations

11.04.010 Application of District Regulations. Except as provided in Chapters 11.20, 11.21, 11.26, and 11.28 with respect to supplementary regulations, conditional uses, nonconforming uses and nonconforming buildings and variances, the regulations set by this chapter shall be the minimum regulations and all regulations as categorized shall apply uniformly to each class or kind of structure or land and particularly:

1). No building, structure, or land shall hereafter be used or occupied, and no building, structure, or part thereof shall hereafter be erected, constructed, reconstructed, moved, or structurally altered unless it is in conformity with all of the regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located.

2). No building or other structure shall hereafter be erected or altered:

(a). To exceed the height or bulk;
(b). To accommodate or house a greater number of families;
(c). To occupy a greater percentage of lot area;
(d). To have narrower or smaller rear yards, front yards, side yards, or other open spaces.

3). No part of any yard, or other open space, or off-street parking or loading space required about or in connection with any building for the purpose of complying with this chapter shall be included as part of a yard, open space, or off-street parking or loading space similarly required for any other building.

4). No yard or lot existing at the time of adoption of this chapter shall be reduced in dimension or area below the minimum requirements set forth herein. Yards or lots created after the effective date of this chapter shall meet at least the minimum requirements established by this chapter.

5). All territory which may hereafter be annexed to the City or the City's extraterritorial limits shall be considered to be in a similar or nearest classification district as designated by any county zoning ordinance. However, the City Council shall determine the appropriate zoning for any and all areas to be annexed to the city or to be annexed to the City's extraterritorial limits but shall request a recommendation from the Belgrade City-County Planning Board and shall take into consideration the area master plan.

When such zoning of annexed territory is to be effective at the time of such annexation, the Planning Board shall have held a public hearing in order that the City Council may determine the proper zoning by an amendment to be effective upon the effective date of such annexation.