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Zoning Ordinance
Zoning Ordinance
The City of La Vista keeps its zoning ordinance on line for the use of its citizens. While every attempt is made to maintain and update the on line zoning ordinance, some ordinances may have been adopted or have become effective since the most recent on line posting. For updated information, or questions, about the La Vista Zoning Ordinance, please contact the City Clerk or the Community Development Director.

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

ARTICLE 1:

TITLE AND PURPOSE

 

Section 1.01

Title

Section 1.02

Purposes

 

 

 

ARTICLE 2:

DEFINITIONS

 

Section 2.01

Rules


 

 

 

ARTICLE 3:

DISTRICTS AND OFFICIAL MAP

 

Section 3.01

Districts

Section 3.02

Provision for Official Zoning Map

 

 

 

ARTICLE 4:

GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

Section 4.01

Planning Commission Recommendations

Section 4.02

District Regulations, Restrictions, Boundary Creation

Section 4.03

Jurisdiction

Section 4.04

Provisions of Ordinance Declared to be Minimum Requirements

Section 4.05

Zoning Affects Every Building and Use

Section 4.06

Lot

Section 4.07

Reductions in Lot Area Prohibited

Section 4.08

Obstructions to Vision at Street Intersections Prohibited

Section 4.09

Yard Requirements

Section 4.10

Through Lots

Section 4.11

Drainage

Section 4.12

Permitted Obstructions in Required Yards

Section 4.13

Projections from Buildings

Section 4.14

Accessory Building and Uses

Section 4.15

Permitted Modifications of Height Regulations

Section 4.16

Occupancy of Basements and Cellars

Section 4.17

Non-Conforming, General Intent

Section 4.18

Nonconforming Lots of Record

Section 4.19

Nonconforming Structures

Section 4.20

Nonconforming Uses

Section 4.21

Repairs and Maintenance

Section 4.22

Uses under Special Permit not Nonconforming Uses

Section 4.23

Fees


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ARTICLE 5:

ZONING DISTRICTS

 

Section 5.01

Districts:  Use

Section 5.02

Districts:  Boundaries

Section 5.03

Rules for Interpretation of District Boundaries

Section 5.04

Classification of Districts Upon Annexation and Conformance with the Land Use Plan

Section 5.05

TA Transitional Agriculture District

Section 5.06

R-1 Single-Family – Residential

Section 5.07

R-2 Two-Family – Residential

Section 5.08

R-3 High Density Residential

Section 5.09

R-4 Condominium Residential

Section 5.10

C-1 Shopping Center Commercial

Section 5.11

C-2 General Commercial District

Section 5.12

C-3 Highway Commercial/Office Park District

Section 5.13

I-1 Light Industrial

Section 5.14

I-2 Heavy Industrial

Section 5.15

PUD-1 – Planned Unit Development

Section 5.16

R-M Mobile Home Residential – District

Section 5.17

Gateway Corridor District (Overlay District)

Section 5.18

FF/FW Flood Plain Districts (Overlay District)

Section 5.19

MU-CC Mixed Use City Centre District

 

Lot Area Requirement Table

 

     

ARTICLE 6:

CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS

 

Section 6.01

General Provisions

Section 6.02

Application for Conditional Use Permits

Section 6.03

Public Hearing

Section 6.04

Decisions

Section 6.05

Standards


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ARTICLE 7:

SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS

 

Section 7.01

Sign Regulations

Section 7.02

Signage Plans

Section 7.03

Other Signage Provisions

Section 7.04

Permit Procedures

Section 7.05

Off-Street Automobile Storage

Section 7.06

Schedule of Minimum Off-Street Parking & Loading Requirements

Section 7.07

Off-Street Parking:  Shared Parking Requirements

Section 7.08

Off-Street Parking:  Parking for Individuals with Disabilities

Section 7.09

Off-Street Parking Design Criteria

Section 7.10

Home Occupations

Section 7.11

Wireless Communications Towers

Section 7.12

Fences

Section 7.13

Storage or Parking of Vehicles, Boats, Campers & Trailers

Section 7.14

Keeping of Animals

Section 7.15

Solar Panels

Section 7.16

Performance Standards for Industrial Uses

Section 7.17

Landscaping Requirements

Section 7.18

Wind Energy Systems

 

 

 

ARTICLE 8:

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

 

Section 8.01

Members, Terms, and Meetings

Section 8.02

Appeals to Board, Record of Appeal, Hearings, and Stays

Section 8.03

Powers and Jurisdiction on Appeal

Section 8.04

Appeals to District Court

 

 

 

ARTICLE 9:

AMENDMENT

 

Section 9.01

Amendments

Section 9.02

Planning Commission Review

Section 9.03

City Planner & Building Inspector

Section 9.04

Building Permits

Section 9.05

Certificate of Occupancy

Section 9.06

Penalties

Section 9.07

Remedies


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ARTICLE 10:

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN RELATIONSHIP

 

 

 

ARTICLE 11:

LEGAL STATUS PROVISIONS

 

Section 11.01

Separability

Section 11.02

Purpose of Catch Heads

Section 11.03

Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances

Section 11.04

Effective Date