Stephenson County, IL
 
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the County Board of Stephenson County 2-9-1971 (Apx. B of the 1977 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dangerous buildings — See Ch. 218.
Burning — See Ch. 224.
Food establishments — See Ch. 257.
Nuisances — See Ch. 309.
Pollution control facilities — See Ch. 324.
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 338.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 355.
Wells — See Ch. 391.
Attachment 1 - Table of Special Uses Attachment 2 - Residence District Diagrams
Article I Title

§ 400-1 Short title.

Article II Intent and Purpose

§ 400-2 Purpose.

§ 400-3 Intent.

Article III Rules and Definitions

§ 400-4 Interpretation.

§ 400-5 Rules.

§ 400-6 Definitions.

Article IV General Provisions

§ 400-7 Interpretation.

§ 400-8 Scope of regulations.

§ 400-9 Use and bulk regulations.

§ 400-10 Lot coverage.

§ 400-11 Lot area and dimension.

§ 400-12 Access to public street.

§ 400-13 Number of buildings on lot.

§ 400-14 Accessory buildings.

§ 400-15 House trailers (mobile homes).

§ 400-16 Manufactured and modular housing.

§ 400-17 Development near major airports.

§ 400-18 Uses not specifically permitted.

§ 400-19 Agricultural land evaluation and site assessment.

§ 400-20 Site restrictions.

§ 400-21 Comprehensive Plan and planning policies.

§ 400-22 Standards for certain special uses.

§ 400-23 Home occupations.

§ 400-23.1 Small wind energy systems.

§ 400-23.2 Keeping of chickens in residential zoning districts.

Article V Nonconforming Buildings and Uses

§ 400-24 Continuance of use.

§ 400-25 Discontinuance of use.

§ 400-26 Reclassification of nonconforming use.

§ 400-27 Termination and removal of nonconforming uses, buildings and structures in residential districts.

§ 400-28 Repairs and alterations.

§ 400-29 Damage and destruction.

§ 400-30 Additions and enlargements.

§ 400-31 Exempted buildings, structures and uses.

§ 400-32 Conversion to conditional use.

Article VI Zoning Districts

§ 400-33 Districts.

§ 400-34 Maps.

§ 400-35 Boundaries.

§ 400-36 Zoning of streets, alleys, public ways, waterways, and railroad rights-of-way.

§ 400-37 Disconnected territory.

Article VII Agricultural Districts

§ 400-38 Purpose.

§ 400-39 A-1 Prime Agricultural Cropland District.

§ 400-40 A-2 General Agricultural District.

§ 400-41 F-1 Floodplain District.

Article VIII Residence Districts

§ 400-42 E-1 Estate Residence District.

§ 400-43 E-2 Estate Residence District.

§ 400-44 E-3 Estate Residence District.

§ 400-45 R-1 Single-Family Residence District.

§ 400-46 R-2 Single-Family Residence District.

§ 400-47 R-3 Single-Family Residence District.

§ 400-48 R-4 General Residence District.

§ 400-49 R-5 General Residence District.

§ 400-50 R-6 Mobile and Manufactured Home District.

§ 400-51 Mobile and manufactured home subdivisions.

§ 400-52 Existing mobile and manufactured home parks and areas.

Article IX Business Districts

§ 400-53 Purpose.

§ 400-54 B-1 Limited Retail Business District.

§ 400-55 B-2 General Retail and Limited Service Business District.

§ 400-56 B-3 Commercial, Wholesale and General Service Business District.

§ 400-57 T-1 Tourist District.

Article X Manufacturing Districts

§ 400-58 Purpose.

§ 400-59 M-1 Limited Manufacturing District.

§ 400-60 M-2 General Manufacturing District.

Article XI Overlay Districts

§ 400-61 Mill Race Crossing Overlay District.

Article XII Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 400-62 Purpose.

§ 400-63 General provisions.

§ 400-64 Additional parking regulations.

§ 400-65 Location of facilities.

§ 400-66 Schedule of parking requirements.

§ 400-67 Additional regulations for off-street loading.

§ 400-68 Schedule of loading requirements.

Article XIII Sign Regulations

§ 400-69 Intent and purpose.

§ 400-70 Applicability.

§ 400-71 Nonconforming signs.

§ 400-72 Removal of nonconforming signs.

§ 400-73 Permit required.

§ 400-74 Types of signs.

§ 400-75 General standards.

§ 400-76 Exemptions.

§ 400-77 Prohibited signs.

§ 400-78 Temporary signs.

§ 400-79 Maintenance.

§ 400-80 Office park, industrial park and shipping center identification signs.

§ 400-81 District regulations.

§ 400-82 Sign standards.

Article XIV Administration and Enforcement

§ 400-83 Authority to administer.

§ 400-84 Zoning Administrator.

§ 400-85 Zoning certificates.

§ 400-86 Occupancy certificates.

§ 400-87 Procedure in case of violation.

§ 400-88 Zoning Board of Appeals.

§ 400-89 Variations.

§ 400-90 Appeals.

§ 400-91 Amendments.

§ 400-92 Special uses.

§ 400-93 Planned developments.

§ 400-94 Planning and Development Committee.

§ 400-95 Reapplications.

§ 400-96 Fees.

Article XV Violations and Penalties; Enforcement

§ 400-97 Penalty.

§ 400-98 Enforcement.

§ 400-99 Effective date.

§ 400-100 Severability.

Article XVI Development in Flood Hazard Areas

§ 400-101 Purpose.

§ 400-102 Definitions.

§ 400-103 Base flood elevation.

§ 400-104 Duties of Director of Building and Zoning.

§ 400-105 Development permit.

§ 400-106 Preventing increased flood heights and resulting damages.

§ 400-107 Protecting buildings.

§ 400-108 Subdivision requirements.

§ 400-109 Public health and other standards.

§ 400-110 Carrying capacity; notification of adjacent communities.

§ 400-111 Variances.

§ 400-112 Disclaimer of liability.

§ 400-113 Penalty.

§ 400-114 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 400-114.1 Severability.

§ 400-114.2 When effective.

Article XVII Fair Housing

§ 400-115 Policy.

§ 400-116 Definitions.

§ 400-117 Prohibited acts.

§ 400-118 Penalty.