What is a zoning ordinance?
A zoning ordinance is the local law adopted by the governing body to assure orderly development according to specific standards established for the general public welfare and to implement the comprehensive plan. A zoning ordinance may govern the types of permitted land uses, the maximum density or minimum lot size, building heights, setbacks, and more. The City's Zoning Ordinance is located in Title 9 of the Municipal Code.

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1. Do I need a business license?
2. Can I run a business out of my home?
3. When is the Public Counter open?
4. How do I find the zoning designation or other information about a particular property or parcel?
5. What do I need to do to install new signs for my business?
6. I want to start a business in the City. What do I do?
7. How do I apply for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP)?
8. How do I provide comments/concerns on a development project during the review process?
9. How can I find out what is planned for a given property in the City?
10. How do I apply for a liquor license?
11. How do I apply for a permit to modify my parking requirements, setbacks, height limits, etc?
12. How do I obtain a temporary banner permit?
13. How do I obtain a Special Event Permit?
14. What are my setbacks?
15. What current planning projects are currently in the works?
16. What is a zoning ordinance?
17. Where can I obtain information about the City's affordable housing programs?