Village of Belgium, WI
Ozaukee County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Amended 10-25-1999 by Ord. No. 53-99; 1-12-2004 by Ord. No. 7-04]
A. 
For the purpose of this chapter, the Village of Belgium is hereby divided into the following zoning districts:
[Amended 7-8-2013 by Ord. No. 7-13]
A-1
General Agricultural/Holding District
RD-1
Single-Family Residence District
RD-2
Two-Family Residence District
RM-1
Multiple-Family Residence District
RM-2
Multiple-Family Residence District
RC-1
Condominium Two-Family Residence District
RC-2
Condominium Multiple-Family Residence District
RC-3
Condominium Multiple-Family Residence District
M-U
Mixed-Use District
B-1
Business District
B-2
Community Business District
M-1
Light Manufacturing District
M-2
General Manufacturing District
I-1
Institutional District
P-1
Park District
C-1
Conservancy District
B. 
Basic districts. All property in the Village has been placed in one of the basic districts created for the purpose of establishing the general pattern of intended land use consistent with the Village of Belgium Ten-Year Comprehensive Plan.
C. 
Overlay districts. Overlay or "floating' districts are also established which provide for the possibility of superimposing upon a basic district certain additional permissive uses and regulatory standards applicable thereto without disturbing the underlying basic district regulations. The basic intent is similar to that upon which conditional use grants are premised and in effect represents the granting of specifically defined special use rights in specifically defined areas.
D. 
Boundaries of these Districts are hereby established as shown on the map titled "Zoning Map, Village of Belgium, Wisconsin," which map accompanies and is herewith made a part of this chapter. Such boundaries shall be construed to follow corporate limits, United States public land survey lines, lot or property lines, and center lines of streets, highways, alleys, easements, and railroad rights-of-way or such lines extended, unless otherwise noted on the Zoning Map.
E. 
Vacation of public streets and alleys shall cause the land vacated to. be automatically placed in the same district as the abutting side to which the vacated land reverts.
F. 
Annexations to or consolidations with the Village subsequent to the effective date of this chapter shall be placed in the A-1 General Agricultural/Holding District, unless the annexation ordinance temporarily places the land in another district. Within one year, the Village Plan Commission shall evaluate and recommend a permanent classification to the Village Board.
[Amended 3-8-2010 by Ord. No. 2-10]
A certified copy of the Zoning Map shall be adopted and approved with the text as part of this chapter and shall be available to the public in the office of the Village Clerk.
The A-1 General Agricultural/Holding District is intended to provide for the continuation of general farming and related uses in those areas of the Village that are not yet committed to urban development. It is further intended for this district to protect lands contained therein from urban development until their orderly transition into urban-oriented districts is required.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
General farming, including agriculture, dairying, floriculture, forestry, grazing, hay, orchards, truck farming, and viticulture.
(2) 
Keeping and raising of domestic stock for agribusiness, show, breeding, or other purposes incidental to the principal use of the premises, subject to the following limitations:
(a) 
No more than one horse, cow, sheep, or similar animal, over six months of age, shall be kept for each two acres; or no more than five chickens, ducks, or similar poultry, over two months of age, shall be kept for each acre; or no more than eight rabbits or hare, over two months of age, shall be kept for each acre.
(b) 
The keeping and raising of hogs or fur-bearing animals, except rabbits, is prohibited.
(c) 
Combinations of the above shall be apportioned to the total acreage, and the Building Inspector shall determine the total number of animals allowed.
(3) 
Existing dwellings not accessory to any farm operation or a dwelling remaining after farm consolidation.
(4) 
Essential services.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Customary accessory buildings, including not more than one roadside stand for the sale of farm products produced on the premises. Any such stand shall conform to the setback, sign and other provisions of this chapter.
(2) 
One farm dwelling per operating farm.
(3) 
Attached or detached private garages and carports accessory to permitted uses, provided that such accessory uses shall not involve the conduct of a business.
(4) 
Home occupations and professional home offices.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.
D. 
Lot area and width.
(1) 
Farm structures hereafter erected, moved, or structurally altered shall provide a contiguous area of not less than five acres, and no farm parcel shall be less than 300 feet in width.
(2) 
Accessory farm dwellings, existing residential structures, and farm dwellings remaining after the consolidation of existing farms shall provide a lot area of not less than 40,000 square feet and a lot width of not less than 120 feet.
E. 
Building height and area. No building or parts of a building shall exceed 60 feet in height. No farm dwelling or other residential structure shall be less than 1,100 square feet in area for a two-bedroom residence and 1,300 square feet for a three-bedroom residence.
F. 
Garage and parking. All residences shall have at least a two-car private garage, either attached or detached, having dimensions of not less than 20 feet by 22 feet.
G. 
Setback and yards.
(1) 
There shall be a minimum building setback of 50 feet from the street right-of-way.
(2) 
There shall be a side yard on each side of the principal structure not less than 25 feet in width.
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 50 feet.
The RD-1 Residence District is intended to provide for single-family residential development, at densities not to exceed 4.4 dwelling units per acre, served by municipal sewer and water facilities.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Single-family dwellings.
(2) 
Foster family home.
(3) 
Community living arrangement which has a capacity for eight or fewer persons, subject to the limitations set forth in § 62.23(7)(i), Wis. Stats.
(4) 
Essential services.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Gardening, tool and storage sheds incidental to the residential use.
(2) 
Private garages and carports.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.
D. 
Lot area and width. Lots shall be a minimum of 12,500 square feet in area and shall be not less than 100 feet in mean width.
[Amended 8-1-1994 by Ord. No. 26-94]
E. 
Building height and area. No building or parts of a building shall exceed 35 feet in height. The minimum floor area shall be 1,100 square feet for a two-bedroom residence, 1,300 square feet for a three-bedroom residence, 1,500 square feet for a four-bedroom residence, and an additional 200 square feet of floor area for each additional bedroom in excess of four bedrooms. The minimum interior floor area for each bedroom shall be 100 square feet excluding closet.
[Amended 7-10-1995 by Ord. No. 18-95]
F. 
Garage and parking. All residences shall have at least a two-car private garage, either attached or detached, having dimensions of not less than 20 feet by 22 feet.
G. 
Yards.
(1) 
A minimum street yard of 25 feet from the right-of-way of all public streets shall be required, except that where the frontage of 40% or more of the lots in a block is occupied with buildings having an average setback line of more than 25 feet, the setback line in any vacant interior lot in such frontage shall be established at the point of intersection of its center line, drawn from the front street line, and a line connecting the nearest points on the setback lines of the next existing buildings on each side of such vacant lot.
(2) 
There shall be a minimum side yard of 12 feet in width.
[Amended 8-1-1994 by Ord. No. 26-94; 5-14-2007 by Ord. No. 7-07]
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 25 feet.
The RD-2 Residence District is intended to provide for two-family residential development, at densities not to exceed 7.9 dwelling units per acre, served by municipal sewer and water facilities.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Two-family dwellings.
(2) 
Foster family home in either or both units of a two-family dwelling.
(3) 
Community living arrangement which has a capacity for eight or fewer persons, subject to the limitations set forth in § 62.23(7)(i), Wis. Stats.
(4) 
Essential services.
(5) 
Single-family residences permitted under § 270-17.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Gardening, tool and storage sheds incidental to the residential use.
(2) 
Private garages and carports.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.
D. 
Lot area and width. Lots shall have a minimum area of 15,000 square feet and shall be not less than 120 feet in mean width.
[Amended 8-1-1994 by Ord. No. 26-94]
E. 
Building height and area. No building or parts of a building shall exceed 35 feet in height. The minimum floor area shall be 900 square feet per two-bedroom dwelling unit and 1,000 square feet per three-bedroom dwelling unit.
F. 
Garage and parking. Each dwelling unit shall have a private garage, either attached or detached, having dimensions of not less than 20 feet by 22 feet.
[Amended 8-1-1994 by Ord. No. 26-94]
G. 
Yards.
(1) 
A minimum street yard of 25 feet from the right-of-way of all public streets shall be required, except that where the frontage of 40% or more of the lots in a block is occupied with buildings having an average setback line of more than 25 feet, the setback line in any vacant interior lot in such frontage shall be established at the point of intersection of its center line, drawn from the front street line, and a line connecting the nearest points on the setback lines of the next existing buildings on each side of such vacant lot.
(2) 
There shall be a minimum side yard of 12 feet in width.
[Amended 8-1-1994 by Ord. No. 26-94; 5-14-2007 by Ord. No. 7-07]
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 25 feet.
[Amended 10-25-1999 by Ord. No. 53-99]
The RM-1 Multiple-Family Residence District is intended to provide for multiple-family residential development, at densities not to exceed 10.9 dwelling units per net acre, served by municipal sewer and water facilities.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Multiple-family dwellings with a maximum of four units per structure.
(2) 
Foster family home unit.
(3) 
Community living arrangements which have a capacity for 15 persons or fewer, subject to the limitations set forth in § 62.23(7)(i), Wis. Stats.
(4) 
Essential services.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Private garages and carports.
(2) 
Gardening, tool and storage sheds incidental to the residential use.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.
D. 
Lot area and width.
(1) 
Lots shall have a minimum of 12,000 square feet in area or the area specified below, whichever is larger:
(a) 
Minimum total area per dwelling unit:
[1] 
One-bedroom dwelling: 4,000 square feet per unit.
[2] 
Two- or more bedroom dwelling: 5,000 square feet per unit.
(2) 
Lots shall not be less than 120 feet in width at the public street right-of-way line.
E. 
Building height and area.
(1) 
No principal building or parts of a principal building shall exceed 35 feet in height. No accessory building shall exceed 20 feet in height.
(2) 
No principal building shall have a floor area of less than the following:
(a) 
Minimum total area per dwelling unit:
[1] 
One-bedroom dwelling: 850 square feet per unit.
[2] 
Two- or more bedroom dwelling: 1,000 square feet per unit.
F. 
Setback and yards.
(1) 
There shall be a minimum building setback of 30 feet from the right-of-way of all public streets.
(2) 
There shall be a minimum side yard on each side of all principal buildings not less than 20 feet in width.
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 25 feet.
(4) 
Minimum green space shall be no less than 40% of the lot.
G. 
Utilities. Each dwelling unit shall be served by its own separate lateral and meter.
H. 
Parking. See Article VI.
[Added 10-25-1999 by Ord. No. 53-99]
The RM-2 Multiple-Family Residence District is intended to provide for multiple-family residential development, at densities not to exceed 14.5 dwelling units per net acre, served by municipal sewer and water facilities.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Multiple-family dwellings with a maximum of eight units per structure.
(2) 
Foster family home unit.
(3) 
Community living arrangements which have a capacity for 15 persons or fewer, subject to the limitations set forth in § 62.23(7)(i), Wis. Stats.
(4) 
Essential services.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Private garages and carports.
(2) 
Gardening, tool and storage sheds incidental to the residential use.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.
D. 
Lot area and width.
(1) 
Lots shall have a minimum of 12,000 square feet in area or the area specified below, whichever is larger:
(a) 
Minimum total area per dwelling unit:
[1] 
One-bedroom dwelling: 3,000 square feet per unit.
[2] 
Two- or more bedroom dwelling: 3,300 square feet per unit.
(2) 
Lots shall not be less than 120 feet in width at the public street right-of-way line.
E. 
Building height and area.
(1) 
No principal building or parts of a principal building shall exceed 35 feet in height. No accessory building shall exceed 20 feet in height.
(2) 
No principal building shall have a floor area of less than the following:
(a) 
Minimum total area per dwelling unit:
[1] 
One-bedroom dwelling: 800 square feet per unit.
[2] 
Two- or more bedroom dwelling: 950 square feet per unit.
F. 
Setback and yards.
(1) 
There shall be a minimum building setback of 30 feet from the right-of-way of all public streets.
(2) 
There shall be a minimum side yard on each side of all principal buildings not less than 20 feet in width.
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 25 feet.
(4) 
Minimum green space shall be no less than 40% of the lot.
G. 
Utilities. Buildings in the RM-2 Zoning District shall have one lateral and one meter.
H. 
Parking. See Article VI.
[Added 1-12-2004 by Ord. No. 7-04]
The RC-1 Condominium Two-Family Residence District is an overlay district for the RD-2 Two-Family Residence District to allow for development or conversion of a building to condominium units. Residential development is not to exceed 7.9 dwelling units per acre served by municipal sewer and water facilities. Each condominium unit in this district is to be considered a single housing unit for tax purposes only.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Two-family condominium dwellings with a two-bedroom per unit minimum.
(2) 
Essential services.
B. 
Lot area and width, building height and area, garage and parking and yards:
(1) 
The provisions of § 270-18, RD-2 Two-Family Residence District, Subsections D, E, F, and G, shall apply to the RC-1 overlay district, except that an existing two-family residence for which a building permit was issued prior to August 1, 1994, is eligible for conversion to condominium units even if it does not comply with the minimum lot area and width, garage dimension and minimum side yard provisions of Subsections D, F, and G.
[Amended 12-13-2004 by Ord. No. 40-04]
(2) 
Each condominium dwelling unit shall be served by its own separate lateral and meter.
(3) 
One-bedroom dwelling units are not allowed.
(4) 
Minimum total area per dwelling unit is 1,000 square feet.
(5) 
An attached or detached two-car garage, at least 20 feet by 22 feet, is required for each unit. Tandem parking garages are prohibited.
C. 
Plans and specifications to be submitted to plan commission. To encourage a condominium residential environment that is compatible with the residential character of the Village, building permits for permitted uses in the RC-1 Condominium Two-Family District may not be issued without prior plan review and approval by the Village of Belgium Plan Commission in accordance with the guidelines set forth in § 270-90 of this chapter. The plan review and approval shall be concerned with general layout, building plans, ingress and egress, parking, landscaping and open space utilization.
D. 
Condominium bylaw requirements. Building and occupancy permits may not be issued for any condominium unit unless the condominium bylaws applicable to said condominium unit contain provisions requiring the condominium association to maintain all common areas, outlots and berms.
[Added 8-9-2004 by Ord. No. 27-04]
The RC-2 Condominium Multiple-Family Residence District is an overlay district for the RM-1 Multiple-Family Residence District to allow for development or conversion of a building to condominium units. Residential development is not to exceed 10.9 dwelling units per acre served by municipal sewer and water facilities. Each condominium unit in this district is to be considered a single housing unit for tax purposes only.
A. 
Permitted uses:
(1) 
Multiple-family condominium dwellings with a maximum of four units per structure.
(2) 
Essential services.
B. 
Lot area and width, building height and area, garage and parking and yards:
(1) 
The provisions of § 270-19, RM-1 Multiple-Family Residence District, Subsections D, E, F, G and H, shall apply to the RC-2 Overlay district, except that an existing multiple-family residence for which a building permit was issued prior to January 12, 2004, is eligible for conversion to condominium units even if it does not comply with the minimum lot area and width, floor area and minimum yard provisions of § 270-19D, E and F, or the garage requirements of § 270- 20.2B(4).
[Amended 9-15-2008 by Ord. No. 26-08]
(2) 
One-bedroom dwelling units are not allowed.
(3) 
Minimum total area per dwelling unit is 1,000 square feet.
(4) 
An attached or detached two-car garage, at least 20 feet by 22 feet, is required for each unit. Tandem parking garages are prohibited.
C. 
Plans and specifications to be submitted to Plan Commission. To encourage a condominium residential environment that is compatible with the residential character of the Village, building permits for permitted uses in the RC-2 Condominium Multiple-Family District may not be issued without prior plan review and approval by the Village of Belgium Plan Commission in accordance with the guidelines set forth in § 270-90 of this chapter. The plan review and approval shall be concerned with general layout, building plans, ingress and egress, parking, landscaping and open space utilization.
D. 
Condominium bylaw requirements. Building and occupancy permits may not be issued for any condominium unit unless the condominium bylaws applicable to said condominium unit contain provisions requiring the condominium association to maintain all common areas, outlots and berms.
[Added 1-12-2004 by Ord. No. 7-04]
The RC-3 Condominium Multiple-Family Residence District is an overlay district for the RM-2 Multiple-Family Residence District to allow for development or conversion of a building to condominium units. Residential development is not to exceed 14.5 dwelling units per acre served by municipal sewer and water facilities. Each condominium unit in this district is to be considered a single housing unit for tax purposes only.
A. 
Permitted uses:
(1) 
Multiple-family dwellings with a maximum of eight units per structure.
(2) 
Essential services.
B. 
Lot area and width, building height and area, garage and parking and yards:
(1) 
The provisions of § 270-20, RM-2 Multiple-Family Residence District, Subsections D, E, F, G and H, shall apply to the RC-3 overlay district.
(2) 
One-bedroom dwelling units are not allowed.
(3) 
Minimum total area per dwelling unit is 1,000 square feet.
(4) 
An attached or detached two-car garage, at least 20 feet by 22 feet, is required for each unit. Tandem parking garages are prohibited.
C. 
Plans and specifications to be submitted to Plan Commission. To encourage a condominium residential environment that is compatible with the residential character of the Village, building permits for permitted uses in the RC-3 Condominium Multiple-Family District may not be issued without prior plan review and approval by the Village of Belgium Plan Commission in accordance with the guidelines set forth in § 270-90 of this chapter. The plan review and approval shall be concerned with general layout, building plans, ingress and egress, parking, landscaping and open space utilization.
D. 
Condominium bylaw requirements. Building and occupancy permits may not be issued for any condominium unit unless the condominium bylaws applicable to said condominium unit contain provisions requiring the condominium association to maintain all common areas, outlots and berms.
[Added 7-8-2013 by Ord. No. 7-13]
The M-U Mixed-Use District is intended to provide for a variety of uses deemed appropriate in the area known as the "New Luxembourg development." These uses include residential, business and institutional. The district will require careful advanced planning and coordination to ensure compatibility of diverse uses and promotion of the community's connection to its Luxembourg heritage.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Single-family dwellings.
(2) 
Multiple-family dwellings with a maximum of eight units per structure.
(3) 
Foster-family-home units.
(4) 
Community-living arrangements which have a capacity for 15 persons or fewer or community-based residential facilities, as defined in § 50.01(1)(g), Wis. Stats., which have a capacity for 24 persons or fewer, subject to the limitations set forth in § 62.23(7)(i), Wis. Stats.
(5) 
All permitted uses in the B-2 Business District.
(6) 
All permitted uses in the I-1 Institutional District.
(7) 
Cultural centers and community centers.
(8) 
Essential services.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Garages for storage of vehicles used in conjunction with the operation of the business or for occupants of the premises.
(2) 
Off-street parking and loading areas.
(3) 
Gardening, tool and storage sheds incidental to a residential use.
C. 
Conditional uses: See Article IV.
D. 
Lot area and width. The provisions of this Subsection D shall apply and control as to lot width and lot frontage requirements notwithstanding the provisions of § 168-49C.
(1) 
Lots used for single-family dwellings shall have a minimum of 6,000 square feet in area and shall be not less than 50 feet in mean width.
(2) 
Lots used for multiple-family dwellings shall have a minimum of 12,000 square feet in area or the area specified below, whichever is larger, and shall be not less than 120 feet in width at the public street right-of-way line:
(a) 
Minimum total area per dwelling unit:
[1] 
One-bedroom dwelling: 3,000 square feet per unit.
[2] 
Two-or-more-bedroom dwelling: 3,300 square feet per unit.
(3) 
Lots used for a community-living arrangement/community-based residential facility shall have a minimum of 12,000 square feet in area and shall be not less than 120 feet in width at the public street right-of-way line.
(4) 
Lots used for business or institutional purposes, cultural uses or community centers shall have a minimum of 11,000 square feet in area and shall be not less than 70 feet in width.
E. 
Building height and area.
(1) 
No principal building or parts of a principal building shall exceed 35 feet in height. No accessory building shall exceed 20 feet in height.
(2) 
The following principal buildings shall have a floor area per dwelling unit of not less than:
(a) 
Single-family dwelling with two bedrooms: 1,000 square feet.
(b) 
Single-family dwelling with three bedrooms: 1,200 square feet.
(c) 
Multiple-family dwelling with one-bedroom dwelling: 800 square feet per unit.
(d) 
Multiple-family dwelling with two-or-more-bedroom dwelling: 950 square feet per unit.
(e) 
Community-based residential facility with one-bed dwelling unit: 200 square feet.
(f) 
Community-based residential facility with two-bed dwelling unit: 400 square feet.
F. 
Setback and yards. The provisions of this Subsection F shall apply and control the setback and side yard requirements notwithstanding the provisions of § 270-12D.
(1) 
There shall be a minimum building setback of 20 feet from the right-of-way line of all public or private streets.
(2) 
There shall be a minimum side yard on each side of all principal buildings not less than 20 feet in width, except that the minimum side yard on each side of a single-family dwelling shall be not less than 7.5 feet in width.
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 25 feet, except that the rear yard of a single-family dwelling shall be not less than 20 feet.
(4) 
For multiple-family dwellings, minimum green space shall be no less than 40% of the lot.
G. 
Utilities. For multiple-family dwellings, each dwelling shall be served by its own separate lateral and meter.
H. 
Parking: See Article VI.
I. 
Access. Notwithstanding the provision of § 270-12A, lots for single-family dwellings shall abut upon a public street or upon a private road with easements rights to a public street as approved by the Plan Commission.
The B-1 Business District is intended to provide for the orderly continuation of the traditional business district in the Village of Belgium. The business activities are of a general nature and are characterized by patron short-term on-street parking.
A. 
Permitted uses.
[Amended 4-3-1995 by Ord. No. 6-95; 3-12-2019 by Ord. No. 1-19; 5-13-2019 by Ord. No. 4-19]
Antique and collectors stores
Appliance stores
Bakeries
Barbershops
Beauty shops
Book or stationery stores
Business offices
Camera and photographic supply stores
Clinics
Clothing stores
Confectioneries, soda fountains and ice cream stores
Delicatessens
Drugstores
Electronic equipment sales, service and repair
Florists
Furniture stores
Furriers and fur apparel
Gift stores
Grocery stores and specialty food stores
Hardware stores
Hobby and craft shops
Insurance sales offices
Interior decorators
Jewelry stores
Law offices
Multiple-family dwellings permitted under § 270-19, provided the dwelling complies with the lot area and width, building height and area, parking, and yard requirements of said section
Music stores
Newspaper and magazine stores
Office supplies and business machine stores
Optical stores
Paint, glass and wallpaper stores
Physical fitness centers
Plumbing and heating supplies
Professional offices
Public utility offices
Radio and television broadcast studios without transmitting or receiving towers
Real estate sales offices
Restaurants
Self-service laundry and dry-cleaning establishments
Shoe stores and leather goods stores
Single-family residences permitted under § 270-17, provided the residence complies with the lot area and width, building height and area, garage and parking, and yard requirements of said section
Sporting goods stores
Tailor or dressmaking shops
Taverns and cocktail lounges
Tobacco stores
Travel agency
Truck, lift truck and implement repair service.
Two-family residences permitted under § 270-18, provided the residence complies with the lot area and width, building height and area, garage and parking, and yard requirements of said section
Variety stores
Videotape sales and rental
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Accessory garages for storage of vehicles used in conjunction with the operation of the business or for occupants of the premises.
(2) 
Off-street parking and loading areas.
(3) 
Residential quarters for the owner, proprietor, commercial tenant, employee or caretaker located in the same building as the business.
(4) 
Rental efficiency and one-bedroom apartments, provided there shall be a minimum floor area of 550 square feet for an efficiency apartment, 550 square feet for a one-bedroom apartment, and 700 square feet for a two-bedroom apartment.
(5) 
Essential services.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.
D. 
Lot area and width. Lots shall be a minimum of 3,600 square feet in area and shall not be less than 40 feet in width.
E. 
Building height. No building or parts of a building shall exceed 35 feet in height.
F. 
Setback and yards.
(1) 
No minimum setback shall be required.
(2) 
No minimum side yard is required between a structure and the lot line or between adjacent structures; however, where a side yard is provided, it shall be no less than eight feet in width.
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 25 feet.
The B-2 Community Business District is intended to provide for individual or small groups of retail and customer service establishments. This type of district is generally located away from the traditional business district and provides such amenities as increased open space and off-street parking and loading facilities.
A. 
Permitted uses.
[Amended 4-3-1995 by Ord. No. 6-95; 10-25-1999 by Ord. No. 53-99; 4-10-2000 by Ord. No. 13-00]
Antique and collection stores
Appliance stores
Art galleries
Auto parts store
Bakeries
Banks, credit unions, saving and loan associations, and other financial institutions
Barber and beauty shops
Bars and taverns
Book and stationery stores
Bowling alleys
Business/professional offices
Camera and photographic supply stores
Car washes
Churches
Clothing stores
Cocktail lounges
Confectioneries, soda fountains and ice cream stores
Convention centers
Day-care centers
Delicatessens
Department stores
Drugstores
Fish markets
Florists
Fruit stores
Furniture sales
Furriers and fur apparel
Gift stores
Grocery stores
Hardware stores
Health care clinics
Hobby and craft stores
Hotels and motels
Interior decoration services
Janitorial supplies
Jewelry stores
Lodges and clubs
Meat markets
Music stores
Newspaper and magazine stores
Office supplies and business machine stores
Optical stores
Packaged beverage stores
Paint, glass and wallpaper stores
Parking lots and structures
Pet shops, provided all animals are housed within the principal structure
Physical fitness centers
Plumbing and heating supplies
Produce stores
Public utility offices
Publishing houses
Radio and television stores
Recreational facilities
Restaurants
Self-service laundries and dry-cleaning establishments
Shoe stores and leather goods stores
Tailor/dressmaking shops
Theaters
Tobacco shops
Travel agencies
Variety stores
Videotape sales and rental
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Garages for storage of vehicles used in conjunction with the operation of a business.
(2) 
Off-street parking and loading areas.
(3) 
Essential services.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.
D. 
Lot area and width. Lots shall have a minimum of 20,000 square feet in area and shall be not less than 80 feet in width.
E. 
Building height. No building or parts of a building shall exceed 35 feet in height.
F. 
Yards.
(1) 
A minimum street yard of 25 feet from the right-of-way line of all public streets shall be required.
(2) 
There shall be a minimum side yard on each side of all buildings not less than 10 feet.
(3) 
There shall be a minimum rear yard of 25 feet.
[Amended 8-9-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04]
The M-1 Light Manufacturing District is intended to provide for manufacturing, industrial, and related uses of a limited nature and size which, on the basis of actual physical and operational characteristics, would not be detrimental to the surrounding area or to the Village as a whole by reason of smoke, noise, dust, odor, traffic, physical appearance, or other similar factors. This District may also provide sites for sexually oriented businesses where, due to their nature, operational characteristics, and adverse effect on certain properties, persons and uses around them, such businesses are not permitted within other areas of the Village.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Assembly, processing, manufacturing, and/or storage of the following:
Apparel and findings, and related products
Automatic temperature controls
Automotive body repair
Automotive upholstery and automotive accessories
Blank books, loose-leaf binders, and binding devices
Books: publishing, printing and binding
Brooms and brushes
Candy and confectionery products
Cereal preparations
Cleaning, dressing and dyeing
Commercial bakery
Commercial greenhouses
Costume jewelry, buttons, and miscellaneous notions
Curtains and draperies
Dental equipment and supplies
Dress and work gloves
Electrical appliances
Electronic devices
Electrotyping and stereotyping
Engineering, laboratory, scientific, and research instruments and related equipment
Envelopes
Fabric, broad and narrow woven
Felt goods
Flavor extracts and flavor syrups
Floor coverings, limited to rugs and carpeting
Food locker plants
Footwear
Fresh or frozen fruits, fruit juices, vegetables and specialties
Glass processing
Greeting cards
Handbags and other personal leather goods
Hats, caps, and millinery
Household furniture and furnishings
Ice
Ice cream and frozen desserts
Jewelry manufacturing
Knit goods
Laboratories
Lace goods
Lampshades
Leather fabrication, not including tanning
Luggage
Macaroni, spaghetti, vermicelli, and noodles
Machine shops
Manifold business forms
Manufacturing and bottling of nonalcoholic beverages
Mechanical measuring and controlling instruments
Mens', youths' and boys' furnishings, work clothing and allied garments
Morticians' goods
Musical instruments and parts
Newspapers: publishing and printing
Office furniture
Ophthalmic goods
Optical instruments and lenses
Orthopedic, prosthetic, and surgical appliances and supplies
Packaging and assembly of products made from fur
Paper coating and glazing
Partitions, shelving, lockers, and office and store fixtures
Pens, pencils, and other office and artist materials
Periodicals: publishing and printing
Pharmaceutical processing
Photoengraving instruments and apparatus
Photographic equipment and supplies
Pleating, decorative and novelty stitching and tucking for the trade
Pressed and molded pulp goods
Printing and publishing
Raincoats and other waterproof outer garments
Rice milling
Robes and dressing gowns
Sanitary paper products
Self-service storage facilities (mini warehouses)
Sign and other advertising display manufacturing
Silverware and plated ware
Surgical and medical instruments and apparatus
Textiles, dyeing and finishing
Tire cord and fabric
Toys, amusement, sporting and athletic goods
Typesetting
Umbrellas, parasols, and canes
Venetian blinds and shades
Wallpaper
Warehousing
Watches, clocks, clockwork-operated devices and parts
Wholesaling
Womens', misses', juniors', girls' and infants' furnishings and work and dress garments
Wool scouring, worsted combing and towing to top
Yarns and threads
(2) 
Sexually oriented businesses, as defined in Chapter 228 of the Code of the Village of Belgium, if such businesses meet the location, building, site, operational and all other requirements of Chapter 228.
[Added 8-9-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04]
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Garages for storage of vehicles used in conjunction with the operation of an industry.
(2) 
Off-street parking and loading areas.
(3) 
Office, storage, power supply, and other uses normally auxiliary to the principal industrial operations.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 13-1-29(d), Certain incompatible uses prohibited, which immediately followed this subsection, is now included as § 270-11, Prohibited uses.
D. 
Lot area and width. Lots in the M-1 District shall have a minimum of 10,000 square feet in area and shall be not less than 90 feet in width.
E. 
Building height. No building or parts of a building shall exceed 45 feet in height.
F. 
Setback and yards.
(1) 
A minimum setback of 25 feet from the right-of-way line of all public streets shall be required.
(2) 
There shall be a side yard on each side of the building not less than 10 feet in width.
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 25 feet.
[Amended 8-9-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04]
The M-2 General Manufacturing District is intended to provide for manufacturing and industrial development of a more general and less restrictive nature than the M-1 Light Manufacturing District in those areas where the relationship to surrounding land use would create fewer problems of compatibility. The M-2 District should not normally abut directly upon residential districts. This District may also provide sites for sexually oriented businesses where, due to their nature, operational characteristics, and adverse effect on certain properties, persons and uses around them, such businesses are not permitted within other areas of the Village.
A. 
Permitted uses. Those uses permitted in the M-1 Light Manufacturing District and the following:
[Amended 1-12-2004 by Ord. No. 3-04]
Architectural/structural precast and formliner manufacturing and processing
[Added 5-4-2007 by Ord. No. 8-07]
Auto body repair and engine repair
Automobile, marine, and aircraft manufacturing
Coating, engraving, and allied services
Construction, mining, and materials handling machinery and equipment: manufacturing and repair of
Cutlery, hand tools, and general hardware manufacturing
Electrical industrial apparatus manufacturing
Electrical transmission and distribution equipment manufacturing
Electric lighting and wiring equipment manufacturing
Electrometallurgical products manufacturing
Engine and turbine manufacturing
Farm machinery and equipment manufacturing
Fine earthenware, table, and kitchen articles manufacturing
Glass and glass container manufacturing
Heating apparatus and plumbing fixtures manufacturing
Household appliance manufacturing
Inflammable gases and liquids storage, not to exceed 50,000 gallons
Metal container manufacturing
Metal products manufacturing, fabricating, and distribution
Motorcycle and bicycle manufacturing
Nonhazardous chemical manufacturing, processing, or use
Office, computing, and accounting machine manufacturing
Screw machine products, bolts, nuts, screws, rivets, and washer manufacturing
Signaling and fire control equipment manufacturing
Small arms manufacturing
Wire products manufacturing
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Garages for storage of vehicles used in conjunction with the operation of an industry.
(2) 
Off-street parking and loading areas.
(3) 
Offices, storage, power supply, and other uses normally auxiliary to the principal industrial operations.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 13-1-30(d), Certain incompatible uses prohibited, which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted 1-12-2004 by Ord. No. 3-04. See now § 270-11, Prohibited uses.
D. 
Lot area and width. Lots shall have a minimum area of 20,000 square feet and shall not be less than 90 feet in width.
E. 
Building height and area. No building or part of a building shall exceed 60 feet in height.
F. 
Setback and yards.
(1) 
There shall be a minimum building setback of 25 feet from the right-of-way of all streets.
(2) 
There shall be a side yard on each side of all buildings of not less than 25 feet in width.
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard not less than 25 feet.
The I-1 Institutional District is intended to eliminate the ambiguity of maintaining, in unrelated use districts, areas which are under public or public-related ownership and where the use for public purpose is anticipated to be permanent.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Public or private schools, colleges, and universities.
(2) 
Churches.
(3) 
Hospitals, sanatoriums, nursing homes, and clinics.
(4) 
Libraries, museums, and art galleries.
(5) 
Public administrative offices and public service buildings, including fire and police stations.
(6) 
Public utility offices.
(7) 
Water storage tanks and towers.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Residential quarters for caretakers or clergy.
(2) 
Garages for storage of vehicles used in conjunction with the operation of a permitted use.
(3) 
Off-street parking and loading areas.
(4) 
Service buildings and facilities normally accessory to the permitted uses.
C. 
Lot area and width. Lots in the I-1 District shall be a minimum of 11,000 square feet in area with a minimum lot width of 70 feet.
D. 
Building height. No building or parts of a building shall exceed 35 feet in height.
E. 
Setback and yards.
(1) 
A minimum building setback of 25 feet from the right-of-way line of all public streets shall be required.
(2) 
There shall be a minimum side yard of 10 feet.
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 25 feet.
The P-1 Park District is used to provide for areas where the open space and recreational needs, both public and private, of the citizens can be met without undue disturbance of natural resources and adjacent uses.
A. 
Permitted uses.
Botanical gardens and arboretums
Exhibition halls
Fairgrounds
Golf courses without country club facilities
Hiking, biking, and nature trails
Historic monuments or sites
Neighborhood tot lots
Outdoor skating rinks
Park and playgrounds
Picnicking areas
Play fields or athletic fields
Public art galleries
Sledding, skiing or tobogganing
Swimming beaches
Swimming pools
Tennis courts
B. 
Permitted accessory uses. Buildings accessory to the permitted recreational use.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.
D. 
Lot area and width. Lots shall provide sufficient area for the principal structure and its accessory structures, off-street parking and loading areas as required by Article VI of this chapter, and all required yards.
E. 
Building height. No building or parts of a building shall exceed 35 feet in height.
F. 
Setback and yards.
(1) 
A minimum building setback of 40 feet from the right-of-way line of all public streets shall be required.
(2) 
There shall be a side yard on each side of all buildings not less than 40 feet in width.
(3) 
There shall be a rear yard of not less than 40 feet.
The C-1 Conservancy District is intended to be used to prevent destruction of valuable natural or man-made resources and to protect watercourses, including the shorelands of navigable waters, and areas that are not adequately drained, or which are subject to periodic flooding, where development would result in hazards to health or safety or would deplete or destroy natural resources or be otherwise incompatible with the public welfare.
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Hiking, fishing, snowmobiling and boating, unless prohibited by other laws and ordinances.
(2) 
Harvesting of wild crops, such as marsh hay, ferns, moss, wild rice, berries, tree fruits and tree seeds, in a manner that is not injurious to the natural reproduction of such crops and that does not involve filling, flooding, draining, dredging, ditching, tiling, or excavating.
(3) 
Silviculture, including the planting, thinning, and harvesting of timber, provided that no filling, flooding, draining, dredging, ditching, tiling, or excavating is done except for temporary water level stabilization measures to alleviate abnormally wet or dry conditions which would have an adverse impact on silvicultural activities if not corrected.
(4) 
Agricultural cultivation and pasturing, provided that the use does not involve extension of or creation of new drainage systems, and further provided that the use does not substantially disturb or impair the natural fauna, flora, topography, or water regimen.
(5) 
Ditching, tiling, dredging, excavating, or filling done to maintain or repair an existing drainage system only to the extent necessary to maintain the level of drainage required to continue the existing use.
(6) 
The construction and maintenance of piers, docks, and walkways, including those built on pilings.
(7) 
The maintenance, repair, replacement, and reconstruction of existing streets, roads, and bridges.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Structures used in or accessory to a fish hatchery.
(2) 
Nonhabitable park or recreation shelters.
(3) 
Structures used to traverse lowlands or watercourses.
C. 
Conditional uses. See Article IV.