Town of Smithsburg, MD
Washington County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Smithsburg 9-4-2001. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 146.
Fences — See Ch. 197.
Nuisances — See Ch. 271.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 292.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 335.
Trees — See Ch. 358.
Attachment 1 - Table of Use Regulations Attachment 2 - Table of Dimensional Requirements for Principal Uses Attachment 3 - Map
Article I General Provisions

§ 405-1 Title.

§ 405-2 Purpose.

§ 405-3 Interpretation.

§ 405-4 Issuance of permits and licenses; repealer.

§ 405-5 Severability.

Article II Terminology

§ 405-6 Word usage.

§ 405-7 Definitions.

Article III Zoning Districts and Use Regulations

§ 405-8 Establishment of districts; Zoning Map.

§ 405-9 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 405-10 Use regulations.

§ 405-11 Newly annexed areas.

§ 405-12 Purposes of zoning districts.

§ 405-13 Table of Use Regulations.

Article IV Lot Area and Yard Regulations

§ 405-14 General dimensional requirements.

§ 405-15 Table of Dimensional Requirements for Principal Uses.

§ 405-16 Exceptions to minimum lot sizes.

§ 405-17 Lot area or yard required.

§ 405-18 Front yard reduction.

§ 405-19 Permitted projections into required yards.

§ 405-20 Traffic visibility at corners.

§ 405-21 Accessory buildings in side and rear yards.

§ 405-22 Yards on corner lots.

§ 405-23 Height regulations.

§ 405-24 Exemptions to yard requirements.

§ 405-25 Yard modification.

Article V Supplemental Regulations

§ 405-26 Environmental protection.

§ 405-27 Special setback requirements.

§ 405-28 General performance standards.

§ 405-29 Planned residential development.

§ 405-30 Shopping centers and malls.

§ 405-31 Hotel and motels.

§ 405-32 Industrial parks.

§ 405-33 Site plan requirements.

§ 405-33.1 Standards for renewable energy resource systems.

Article VI Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 405-34 Required off-street parking spaces.

§ 405-35 General parking regulations.

§ 405-36 Design standards.

§ 405-37 Off-street loading areas.

Article VII Sign Regulations

§ 405-38 Purpose.

§ 405-39 Applicability; exemptions.

§ 405-40 Permit requirements.

§ 405-41 Sign area.

§ 405-42 General regulations.

§ 405-43 Prohibited features.

§ 405-44 Nonconforming signs.

§ 405-45 Permitted signs accessory to on-premises uses.

§ 405-46 Permitted signs relating to off-premises uses.

§ 405-47 Permanent residential identification signs.

Article VIII Nonconformities

§ 405-48 Continuation.

§ 405-49 Alteration or extension.

§ 405-50 Restoration.

§ 405-51 Abandonment.

§ 405-52 Changes.

§ 405-53 Nonconforming use certificate.

Article IX Administration

§ 405-54 Zoning Administrator; duties and powers.

§ 405-55 Zoning permits.

§ 405-56 Application for permit.

§ 405-57 Fees.

§ 405-58 Term of permit.

Article X Board of Zoning Appeals

§ 405-59 Establishment of Board.

§ 405-60 Membership; terms of office.

§ 405-61 Procedures; meetings; records and decisions.

§ 405-62 Appeals to Board.

§ 405-63 Jurisdiction.

§ 405-64 Variances.

§ 405-65 Special exceptions.

§ 405-66 Rules for filing appeals and applications.

§ 405-67 Notice of hearings.

§ 405-68 Effect of appeals.

§ 405-69 Review by Planning Commission.

§ 405-70 Decisions.

§ 405-71 Time limitations.

§ 405-72 Appeals to court.

§ 405-73 Disapproval of application.

Article XI Amendments; Penalties

§ 405-74 Power of amendment.

§ 405-75 Proposed amendments.

§ 405-76 Fees.

§ 405-77 Public hearing and notice.

§ 405-78 Map amendment.

§ 405-79 Text amendment.

§ 405-80 Action by Mayor and Council.

§ 405-81 Procedures to maintain GC and EC District zoning.

§ 405-82 Violations and penalties; additional remedies.