City of Seymour, MO
Webster County
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[Code 1999 §405.050; CC 1979 §§300.210—300.214; Ord. No. 471 §§300.210—300.214, 5-11-1995]
A. 
In order to regulate and restrict the location of buildings and any other structures and of premises to be used for trade, industry, residence or other specified uses; to regulate and limit the height and bulk of buildings and other structures hereinafter erected or altered; and to regulate and determine setback building lines and the areas of yard and other open spaces, the City is hereby divided into districts of which there shall be nine (9) zones. Where uncertainty exists with respect to the boundaries of the various districts as shown on the map, the following rules apply:
1. 
The district boundaries are the centerline of either streets or alleys unless otherwise shown.
2. 
Where the property has been or may hereafter be divided into blocks or lots, the district boundaries shall be construed to be the lot lines unless the boundaries are otherwise noted on the map.
3. 
In unsubdivided property, the district boundary line on the map shall be determined by the use of the scale appearing on the map.
B. 
These districts shall be known as:
1. 
Residence districts.
a. 
"R-1" Single-Family Residence District.
b. 
"R-2" Two-Family Residence District.
c. 
"R-3" Multi-Family Residence District.
d. 
"R-4" Mobile Home Park Residence District.
2. 
Business districts.
a. 
"B-1" Central Business District.
b. 
"B-2" General Business District.
3. 
Industrial districts.
a. 
"I-1" Light Industrial District.
b. 
"I-2" Heavy Industrial District.
4. 
Miscellaneous districts.
a. 
"A-1" Agricultural District.
[Code 1999 §405.060; CC 1979 §300.220; Ord. No. 471 §300.220, 5-11-1995]
The City is hereby divided into nine (9) districts aforesaid. The boundaries of such districts are shown upon the map being designated as the "Zoning District Map" which is on file in the office of the City Clerk.
[Code 1999 §405.070; CC 1979 §300.230; Ord. No. 471 §300.230, 5-11-1995]
A. 
Except as hereinafter provided:
1. 
No building shall be erected, converted, reconstructed or structurally altered nor shall any building or land be used for any purpose other than is permitted in the district in which such building or land is located.
2. 
No building shall be erected, converted, reconstructed or structurally altered to exceed the height or bulk limit herein established for the district in which such building is located.
3. 
No building shall be erected, converted, reconstructed or structurally altered so as to intrude upon the area required for the front, side and rear yards as herein established; provided further, that no yard or open space on adjoining property shall be considered as providing a yard or open space for a lot wherever a building is to be erected.
4. 
No lot area shall be so reduced or diminished that the yards or other open spaces shall be smaller than prescribed by this Section, nor shall the density of population be increased in any manner except in conformity with area regulations as hereinafter provided.
5. 
Every building hereafter erected shall be located on a lot as herein defined, and in no case shall there be more than one (1) building on one (1) lot except as hereinafter provided.
[Code 1999 §405.080; CC 1979 §300.240; Ord. No. 471 §300.240, 5-11-1995]
A. 
Where uncertainty exists with respect to the boundaries of various districts as shown on the map which is on file in the office of the City Clerk and made a part of this Chapter, the following rules shall apply:
1. 
The district boundaries are either streets or alleys unless otherwise shown, and where the districts designated on the map which is on file in the office of the City Clerk and made a part of this Chapter are bounded approximately by street or alley lines, said street or alley shall be construed to be the boundary of such district.
2. 
Where the district boundaries are not otherwise indicated and where the property has been or may hereafter be divided into blocks and lots, the district boundaries shall be construed to be the lot lines, and where the districts designated on the map which is on file in the office of the City Clerk and made a part of this Chapter are bounded approximately by lot lines, such lot lines shall be construed to be the boundary of such districts unless said boundaries are otherwise indicated on the map.
3. 
In unsubdivided property, the district boundary lines on the map accompanying and made a part of this Chapter shall be determined by the use of the scale contained on such map.