City of Harrington, DE
Kent County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Harrington 7-20-2015 by Ord. No. 15-06.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Annexations — See Ch. 86.
Building standards — See Ch. 102.
Vacant buildings — See Ch. 108.
Fees — See Chs. 175, 180 and 188.
Fences — See Ch. 196.
Floodplain regulations — See Ch. 212.
Manufactured homes — See Ch. 250.
Manufactured home licenses — See Ch. 255.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 305.
Sewers — See Ch. 330.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 365.
Water — See Ch. 425.
Attachment 1 - Appendix 1, Approved Trees
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 440, Zoning, adopted as amended through 9-6-2005, and as subsequently amended.
Article I Introduction and Definitions

§ 440-1 Purpose.

§ 440-2 Scope.

§ 440-3 Interpretation.

§ 440-4 Short title.

§ 440-5 Severability.

§ 440-6 Authority.

§ 440-7 General rules for reading and applying chapter language.

§ 440-8 Construction of provisions.

§ 440-9 Word usage; definitions.

§ 440-10 through § 440-11. (Reserved)

Article II Zoning Classifications

§ 440-12 Classes of zoning.

§ 440-13 Zoning Map.

§ 440-14 Temporary buildings; movement of buildings into City.

§ 440-15 through § 440-20. (Reserved)

Article III Single-Family Residential Zone (R-1)

§ 440-21 Purpose; uses permitted.

§ 440-22 Development standards.

§ 440-23 Additional regulations.

§ 440-24 through § 440-30. (Reserved)

Article IV Duplex Residential Zone (R-2)

§ 440-31 Purpose; uses permitted.

§ 440-32 Development standards.

§ 440-33 Additional regulations.

§ 440-34 through § 440-40. (Reserved)

Article V Townhouse Residential Zone (R-3)

§ 440-41 Purpose; uses permitted.

§ 440-42 Development standards.

§ 440-43 Parking standards.

§ 440-44 Additional regulations.

§ 440-45 through § 440-50. (Reserved)

Article VI Multifamily Residential Zone (R-4)

§ 440-51 Purpose; uses permitted.

§ 440-52 Development standards.

§ 440-53 Additional regulations.

§ 440-54 through § 440-60. (Reserved)

Article VII Neighborhood Commercial Zone (C-1)

§ 440-61 Purpose; uses permitted.

§ 440-62 Development standards.

§ 440-63 Additional regulations.

§ 440-64 through § 440-70. (Reserved)

Article VIII Central Commercial Zone (C-2)

§ 440-71 Purpose; use regulations.

§ 440-72 Applicability.

§ 440-73 Lot and building development standards.

§ 440-74 Streetscape standards.

§ 440-75 Additional regulations.

§ 440-76 through § 440-85. (Reserved)

Article IX Service Commercial Zone (C-3)

§ 440-86 Use regulations.

§ 440-87 Development standards.

§ 440-88 Additional regulations.

§ 440-89 through § 440-95. (Reserved)

Article X Manufacturing Zone (M)

§ 440-96 Use regulations.

§ 440-97 Uses prohibited.

§ 440-98 Area regulations.

§ 440-99 Height regulations.

§ 440-100 Development standards.

§ 440-101 Additional regulations.

§ 440-102 through § 440-110. (Reserved)

Article XI Industrial Park Zone (IMP)

§ 440-111 Use regulations.

§ 440-112 Uses prohibited.

§ 440-113 Area regulations.

§ 440-114 Height regulations.

§ 440-115 Development standards.

§ 440-116 Additional regulations.

§ 440-117 through § 440-125. (Reserved)

Article XII Traditional Neighborhood Development Zone (TND)

§ 440-126 Purpose; minimum criteria; administrative procedures.

§ 440-127 Permitted uses.

§ 440-128 Development standards.

§ 440-129 Additional regulations.

§ 440-130 through § 440-135. (Reserved)

Article XIII General Regulations

§ 440-136 Use regulations.

§ 440-137 Prohibited uses (nuisances).

§ 440-138 Nonconforming uses.

§ 440-139 Home occupation.

§ 440-140 Accessory uses, buildings, and structures.

§ 440-141 Dimensional and density standards.

§ 440-142 Height limit exemptions.

§ 440-143 Lot frontage.

§ 440-144 Projections into required yards.

§ 440-145 Front yard adjustments.

§ 440-146 Minimum roof pitch.

§ 440-147 Fences and walls.

§ 440-148 Visibility at intersections within "sight triangle."

§ 440-149 Sidewalks and curbs.

§ 440-150 Wetlands.

§ 440-151 Bufferyards.

§ 440-152 Screening.

§ 440-153 Trees.

§ 440-154 Open space and recreation.

§ 440-155 through § 440-170. (Reserved)

Article XIV Signs

§ 440-171 Purpose.

§ 440-172 Hierarchy of regulations.

§ 440-173 Typical on-premises sign types.

§ 440-174 Sign area computational methodology/ground signs.

§ 440-175 Comparison: roof and wall sign distinctions.

§ 440-176 Exemptions.

§ 440-177 Sign face area.

§ 440-178 Height of signs.

§ 440-179 Standards in Single-Family (R-1), Duplex (R-2), Townhouse (R-3), and Multifamily (R-4) Residential Zones.

§ 440-180 Standards in Neighborhood Commercial (C-1) and Central Commercial (C-2) Zones.

§ 440-181 Standards in Service Commercial (C-3), Manufacturing (M), and Industrial Park Manufacturing (IMP) Zones.

§ 440-182 Additional standards in all zones.

§ 440-183 Electronic message centers.

§ 440-184 Sign illumination standards.

§ 440-185 Nonconforming signs.

§ 440-186 Construction and structural requirements.

§ 440-187 Maintenance requirements.

§ 440-188 Permit.

§ 440-189 Permitted and prohibited signs in all zones.

§ 440-190 Jurisdiction.

§ 440-191 through § 440-210. (Reserved)

Article XV Parking and Access

§ 440-211 Applicability.

§ 440-212 General requirements.

§ 440-213 Required number of spaces.

§ 440-214 Excess parking.

§ 440-215 Joint use, shared facilities, and satellite parking.

§ 440-216 Design standards.

§ 440-217 Surfacing and curbing.

§ 440-218 Marking and signage.

§ 440-219 Accessible parking.

§ 440-220 Parking area landscaping.

§ 440-221 Maintenance.

§ 440-222 Bicycle accessibility, mobility, and parking.

§ 440-223 Loading and unloading space.

§ 440-224 Parking standards for traditional neighborhood developments.

§ 440-225 through § 440-240. (Reserved)

Article XVI Conditional Use Permits

§ 440-241 Purpose.

§ 440-242 Application and approval procedures.

§ 440-243 Evaluation criteria.

§ 440-244 Conditions on approval.

§ 440-245 Prohibited uses.

§ 440-246 through § 440-255. (Reserved)

Article XVII Board of Adjustment

§ 440-256 Creation; membership; term; hearings.

§ 440-257 Procedures.

§ 440-258 Powers of Board.

§ 440-259 Appeals.

§ 440-260 Interpretation.

§ 440-261 Variances.

§ 440-262 Duration of variance approval.

§ 440-263 Amendment of variance.

§ 440-264 Filing of appeals.

§ 440-265 through § 440-280. (Reserved)

Article XVIII Administration

§ 440-281 Planning Commission.

§ 440-282 Other duties of Planning Commission.

§ 440-283 Amendments.

§ 440-284 Action of Planning Commission on amendments.

§ 440-285 Public hearings.

§ 440-286 Denial of petitions; reconsideration.

§ 440-287 Uses requiring site plans.

§ 440-288 Site plan processing procedures.

§ 440-289 Category A site plan procedures.

§ 440-290 Contents of concept plan submittals.

§ 440-291 Contents of preliminary site plan.

§ 440-292 Contents of final site plan.

§ 440-293 Category B/administrative plan review procedures.

§ 440-294 Contents of plans for Category B/administrative review.

§ 440-295 Impact studies.

§ 440-296 Amendment of approved site plan.

§ 440-297 Expiration of site plan approvals.

§ 440-298 Zoning compliance certificates required.

§ 440-299 Application for zoning compliance certificate.

§ 440-300 Drawings to accompany applications for zoning compliance certificates.

§ 440-301 Procedure for zoning compliance certificate.

§ 440-302 Building permits.

§ 440-303 Certificates of occupancy and compliance.

§ 440-304 Filing fees.

§ 440-305 through § 440-320. (Reserved)

Article XIX Remedies and Penalties

§ 440-321 Remedies.

§ 440-322 Enforcement, violations, and penalties.

§ 440-323 through § 440-330. (Reserved)