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ZONING CODE

ARTICLE I - Purpose and Effect of Zoning Code

Chapter 30.01 - Introduction

30.01.010 - Short Title
30.01.020 - Purpose and Objectives
30.01.030 - Authority
Chapter 30.02 - Land Use Permit Requirements
30.02.010 - Requirements for Development and New Land Uses
30.02.020 - Additional Permits or Approvals May Be Required
Chapter 30.03 - Interpretation of Code Provisions
30.03.010 - Rules of Interpretation

ARTICLE II - Zoning Districts and Allowable Land Uses

Chapter 30.10 - Establishment of Zoning Districts, Zoning Map

30.10.010 - Zoning-Glendale
30.10.020 - South Brand Boulevard Specific Plan
30.10.030 - Glendale Town Center Specific Plan
30.10.040 - Downtown Specific Plan
30.10.050 - Zoning Map
30.10.060 - Zoning Boundaries - Interpretation
30.10.070 - Zoning Districts – Regulations
30.10.080 - Zone of Annexed Territory
Chapter 30.11 - Residential Districts
30.11.010 - Purpose
30.11.020 - Residential District Land Uses and Permit Requirements
30.11.030 - Residential District General Development Standards
30.11.040 - Residential District Additional ROS and R1R Development Standards
30.11.050 - Residential District Additional R-3050, R2250, R-1650, and R-1250 Development Standards
30.11.060 - Residential District Lot Size
30.11.070 - Residential District Setback Requirements and Exceptions
30.11.080 - Merger of Continuous Parcels
Chapter 30.12 - Commercial Districts
30.12.010 - Purpose
30.12.020 - Commercial District Land Uses and Permit Requirements
30.12.030 - Commercial District General Development Standards
30.12.040 - Commercial District Additional Development Standards
30.12.050 - Commercial District Setback Requirements and Exceptions
Chapter 30.13 - Industrial Districts
30.13.010 - Purpose
30.13.020 - Industrial District Land Uses and Permit Requirements
30.13.030 - Industrial District General Development Standards
30.13.040 - Additional Industrial District Development Standards
30.13.050 - Industrial District Setback Requirements and Exceptions
Chapter 30.14 - Mixed Use Districts
30.14.010 - Purpose
30.14.020 - Mixed Use District Land Uses and Permit Requirements
30.14.030 - Mixed Use District General Development Standards
30.14.040 - Mixed Use District Additional Development Standards
30.14.050 - Mixed Use District Setback Requirements and Exceptions
30.14.060 – DSP Setback Requirements and Exceptions
Chapter 30.15 - Special Purpose Districts
30.15.010 – Purpose
30.15.020 – Special Purpose District Land Uses and Permit Requirements
30.15.030 – Special Purpose District General Development Standards
30.15.040 – Additional Special Purpose District Development Standards
30.15.050 – Special Purpose District Setback Requirements and Exceptions

ARTICLE III - Overlay Zones

Chapter 30.20 - Planned Residential Development Overlay Zone (PRD)

30.20.010 - Description and Purpose
30.20.020 - Land Uses and Permit Requirements
30.20.030 - General Development Standards
30.20.040 - Additional Development Standards
30.20.050 - Exceptions to Development Criteria
30.20.060 - Development Plan and Precise Plan
30.20.070 - Initiation of Change of Zone
30.20.080 - Action on Change of Zone
30.20.090 - Phasing and Development Schedules
30.20.100 - Issuance of Permits
30.20.110 - Final Building Permit Plans
Chapter 30.21 - Horse Overlay Zone (H)
30.21.010 - Description and Purpose
30.21.020 - General Provisions
30.21.030 - Land Uses and Structures and Permit Requirements
30.21.040 - General Development Standards
Chapter 30.22 - Parking Overlay Zone (P)
30.22.010 - Description and Purpose
30.22.020 - General Provisions
30.22.030 - Permitted Primary and Accessory Uses and Structures
30.22.040 - Setback and Landscaping Requirements
30.22.050 - Site Screening
30.22.060 - Parking and Access
30.22.070 - Lighting
30.22.080 - Trash Collection Areas
Chapter 30.23 - Parking Structure Overlay Zone (PS)
30.23.010 - Description and Purpose
30.23.020 - Permitted Primary and Accessory Uses and Structures
30.23.030 - Height
30.23.040 - Setback Requirements and Exceptions
30.23.050 - Landscaping and Screening
30.23.060 - Parking
30.23.070 - Driveways
30.23.080 - Lighting
30.23.090 - Trash Collection Areas
Chapter 30.24 - Precise Plan and Design Overlay Zone (PPD)
30.24.010 - Description and Purpose
30.24.020 - General Provisions
30.24.030 - Contents
30.24.040 - Criteria Overlay Zone Adoption and Amendment
Chapter 30.25 - Historic District Overlay Zone (HD)
30.25.010 – Purpose
30.25.020 – Historic District Overlay Zone Designation Criteria
30.25.030 – Procedure for Historic District Overlay Zone Designation
30.25.040 – Design Review Board
30.25.050 – Historic District Overlay Zone Design Review
30.25.060 – Demolition
30.25.070 – Design Review Guidelines
Chapter 30.26 – Advertising Signage Overlay Zone (ASOZ)
30.26.010 – Description and Purpose
30.26.020 – General Provisions
30.26.030 – Definitions
30.26.040 – Application
30.26.050 – Criteria to Approve an ASOZ
30.26.060 – Regulations for Signs Allowed by an ASOZ
30.26.070 – Changes to Signs Allowed by an ASOZ
30.26.080 – Tree Trimming
30.26.090 – Sunset Clause for the ASOZ
30.26.100 – Agreements Providing Public Benefits
30.26.110 – Permits required
30.26.120 – Violation-Penalty
Chapter 30.27 – Fence Overlay Zone (F)
30.27.010 – Description and Purpose
30.27.020 – General Provisions
30.27.030 – Fence Overlay Zone Designation Criteria
30.27.040 – Fences within the Street Front Setback and the Street Side Setback Areas

ARTICLE IV - Site Planning and Project Design Standards

Chapter 30.30 - Site Planning

30.30.010 – Fences and Walls
30.30.020 – Rooftop Equipment
30.30.030 – Trash Collection Areas
30.30.040 – Lighting
30.30.050 – Solar Energy Equipment
Chapter 30.31 - Landscaping
30.31.010 – Regulations for the ROS, R1 and RIR Zones
30.31.020 – Regulations for all Multi-family, Commercial, Industrial, Mixed Use Zones and the CE Zone
30.31.030 – Landscaping and Walls Adjacent Residential Zones
30.31.040 – Landscaping in Parking Areas
30.31.050 – Maintenance of Landscaping
30.31.060 – Water Conservation
Chapter 30.32 - Parking and Loading
30.32.010 – Purpose
30.32.020 – Applicability
30.32.030 – Parking and Loading Spaces Required – General
30.32.040 – General Parking Regulations
30.32.050 – Minimum Number of Parking Spaces Required
30.32.060 – Computation of Required Parking and Loading Spaces
30.32.070 – Reduction of Parking Requirements
30.32.080 – Shared Use of Parking Facilities
30.32.090 – Parking Area Design and Layout Standards
30.32.100 – Surface Parking Area Standards
30.32.110 – Parking Structure and Rooftop Parking Standards
30.32.120 – Off-Site Parking Standards
30.32.130 – Driveway Standards
30.32.140 – Temporary Parking Lots
30.32.150 – Off-Street Loading Space Requirements
30.32.160 – Landscaping of Parking and Loading Areas
30.32.170 – Trip Reduction and Travel Demand Measures
30.32.171 – Additional Trip Reduction and Travel Demand Measures in the DSP Zone
30.32.172 – In-Lieu Parking Fee in the DSP Zone
30.32.173 – Bicycle Parking Standards in the DSP Zone
30.32.180 – Charts
Chapter 30.33 - Signs
30.33.010 – Purpose
30.33.020 – Definitions
30.33.030 – Scope
30.33.040 – Prohibited Signs
30.33.050 – Permits Required
30.33.060 – Permits – Exception
30.33.070 – Variances
30.33.080 – General Regulations
30.33.090 – Sign Faces
30.33.100 – Sign Areas
30.33.110 – Signs In, Over, Upon and Projecting into Public Rights-of-Way
30.33.120 – Wall Signs
30.33.130 – High Rise Wall Signs
30.33.140 – Accessory Ground Signs
30.33.150 – Gas Station Signs
30.33.160 – Marquee Signs
30.33.170 – Under-Marquee Signs
30.33.180 – Projecting Signs
30.33.190 – Directional and Informational Signs
30.33.200 – Temporary Signs
30.33.210 – Miscellaneous Signs
30.33.215 – Pedestrian Signs
30.33.220 – Sign Programs
30.33.225 – Creative Signs
30.33.230 – Murals
30.33.240 – Exhibits
30.33.250 – Amortization Period
30.33.260 – Violation-Penalty
Chapter 30.34 - Standards for Specific Uses
30.34.010 – Adult Business Establishment Uses
30.34.015 – Alcoholic Beverages Sale, Service and Consumption, for Specified Uses in an Arts and Entertainment Frontage Street of the Downtown Specific Plan
30.34.020 – Gas Stations
30.34.030 – Car Washes, Full and Self-service
30.34.040 – Carts
30.34.045 – Community Gardens
30.34.050 – Dish Antennae
30.34.060 – Equipment Rental
30.34.070 – Heating and Air Conditioning Sales and Service (HVAC)
30.34.080 – This Section left intentionally blank
30.34.090 – Live/Work Units in the DSP, IND, IMU, IMU-R and SFMU Zones
30.34.100 – Mixed-use Development in the DSP, IMU-R and SFMU Zones
30.34.110 – This Section left intentionally blank
30.34.120 – Parking Structures
30.34.130 – This Section left intentionally blank
30.34.140 – Tire Stores
30.34.145 – Towing Service and Impound Yard
30.34.150 – Vehicle Repair Garages and Body Shops and Painting Booths
30.34.160 – Vehicle Sales, Leasing and Rental Agencies
Chapter 30.35 - Affordable Housing
30.35.010 – Purpose
30.35.020 – Applicability
30.35.030 – Affordable Units Required
30.35.040 – Affordability Period
30.35.050 – Calculating the Inclusionary Obligation
30.35.060 – In-Lieu Fee Alternative
30.35.070 – Off-Site Construction of Inclusionary Units
30.35.080 – Implementation of Inclusionary Unit Provisions
Chapter 30.36 - Density Bonus Incentives
30.36.010 – Purpose
30.36.020 – Applicability
30.36.030 – Definitions
30.36.040 – Authority
30.36.050 – Calculation of Density Bonus
30.36.060 – Amount of Density Bonus
30.36.070 – Number of Incentives and Concessions
30.36.080 – Findings
30.36.090 – Parking Concessions
30.36.100 – Affordability
30.36.110 – Donation of Land
30.36.120 – Child Care Facilities
30.36.130 – Density Bonus Housing Agreement
30.36.140 – Density Bonus Housing Plan
30.36.150 – Appeal Procedure
30.36.160 – Charts for Calculating Incentives
Chapter 30.37 – Urban Art
30.37.010 – Purpose
30.37.020 – Applicability
30.37.030 – Authority
30.37.040 – Exemptions
30.37.050 – Art Plan and Installation Requirements
30.37.060 – In-Lieu Fee Alternative
30.37.070 – Maintenance Requirements for Art Installations
30.37.080 – Appeals to Council

ARTICLE V - Land Use and Development Permits

Chapter 30.40 - Application Filing and Procedures

30.40.010 - Authorization for Initiation
30.40.020 - Application Filing
30.40.030 - Filing Fees
Chapter 30.41 - Permit Implementation, Time Limits and Extensions
30.41.010 – Duration of Variance, Conditional Use Permit, Parking Reduction Permit, Parking Use Permit, Development Projects in the SR Special Recreation Zone, Administrative Exception and Density Bonus Housing Plan
30.41.020 – Duration of Administrative Exception
30.41.030 – Duration of Home Occupation Permit
30.41.040 – Duration of Zoning Use Certificates/Certificates Nontransferable
30.41.050 – Duration of Design Review Board’s Approval
30.41.060 – Duration of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities Permit
Chapter 30.42 - Conditional Use Permits
30.42.010 – Purpose
30.42.020 – Authority
30.42.030 – Findings of Fact
30.42.040 – Applicability – Exception
30.42.050 – Authorization for Initiation, Application Filing and Filing Fees
30.42.060 – Public Hearing and Notice
30.42.070 – Decision of the Zoning Administrator
30.42.080 – Appeal Procedure
30.42.090 – Resubmittal of Applications
30.42.100 – Duration of Condition Use Permit
Chapter 30.43 - Variances
30.43.010 – Purpose
30.43.020 – Authority
30.43.030 – Findings of Fact
30.43.040 – Burden of Proof
30.43.050 – Authorization for Initiation, Application Filing and Filing Fees
30.43.060 – Public Hearing and Notice
30.43.070 – Decision of the Zoning Administrator
30.43.080 – Appeal Procedure
30.43.090 – Resubmittal of Applications
30.43.100 – Duration of Variance
Chapter 30.44 - Administrative Exceptions
30.44.010 – Purpose
30.44.020 – Applicability
30.44.030 – Authority
30.44.040 – Findings of Fact
30.44.050 – Burden of Proof
30.44.060 – Authorization for Initiation, Application Filing and Filing Fees
30.44.070 – Decision of the Zoning Administrator
30.44.080 – Appeal Procedure
30.44.090 – Duration of Administrative Exceptions
Chapter 30.45 - Home Occupation Permits
30.45.010 – Purpose
30.45.020 – Authority
30.45.030 – Findings of Fact
30.45.040 – Application Filing and Filing Fees
30.45.050 – Decision of the Zoning Administrator
30.45.060 – Permit Not Transferable
Chapter 30.46 - Zoning Use Certificate
30.46.010 – Purpose and Authority
30.46.020 – Zoning Use Certificate Required
30.46.030 – Filing Fees
30.46.040 – Inspection and Issuance of Certificates
30.46.050 – Certificates Nontransferable
30.46.060 – Denial, Suspension, Revocation
30.46.070 – Resubmittal of Applications
30.46.070 – Appeal Procedure
30.46.080 – Supersedure of Use and Occupancy Permits
30.46.090 – Enforcement
Chapter 30.47 - Design Review
30.47.010 – Intent and Purpose
30.47.020 – Applicability
30.47.030 – Authority
30.47.040 – Standards
30.47.050 – Maintenance of Approved Building Colors, Building Materials and Landscaping
30.47.060 – Authorization for Initiation, Application Filing and Filing Fees
30.47.070 – Procedure for Review
30.47.075 – Actions of the Design Review Board
30.47.090 – Public Meetings
30.47.100 – Reconsideration and Appeals
30.47.110 – Duration of Design Review Board's Approval
30.47.120 – Notice
Chapter 30.48 - Wireless Telecommunications Facilities Permits
30.48.010 – Purpose
30.48.020 – Wireless Telecommunications Facility Permit – required
30.48.030 – Decision of the Review Authority
30.48.040 – Findings of Fact
30.48.050 – Non-interference with Television and Radio Operations
30.48.060 – Setbacks from Property Lines
30.48.070 – Wireless Telecommunications Facilities Development Standards
30.48.080 – Safety and Monitoring Standards
30.48.090 – Violations, Revocation
30.48.100 – Notification of Change of Ownership/Operator
30.48.110 – Authorization for Initiation, Application Filing and Filing Fees
30.48.120 – Public Hearing and Notice
30.48.130 – Appeals Procedure
30.48.140 – Resubmittal of Applications
30.48.150 – Duration of Wireless Telecommunications Facility Permit
Chapter 30.50 - Request for Parking Reduction Permit
30.50.010 – Purpose
30.50.020 – Applicability
30.50.030 – Authority
30.50.040 – Findings of Fact
30.50.050 – Conditions of Approval
30.50.060 – Acceptance of Affidavit Required
30.50.070 – Permit Does Not Run with the Land
30.50.080 – Authorization for Initiation, Application Filing and Filing Fees
30.50.090 – Public Hearing and Notice
30.50.100 – Appeal Procedure
30.50.110 – Duration of Parking Reduction
Chapter 30.51 - Parking Use Permit
30.51.010 – Purpose
30.51.020 – Applicability
30.51.030 – Authority
30.51.040 – Findings of Fact
30.51.050 – Conditions of Approval
30.51.060 – Acceptance of Affidavit Required
30.51.070 – Authorization for Initiation, Application Filing and Filing Fees
30.51.080 – Public Hearing and Notice
30.51.090 – Appeal Procedure
30.51.100 – Duration of Parking Use Permit
Chapter 30.52 - Reasonable Accommodation
30.52.010 – Purpose
30.52.020 – Applicability
30.52.030 – Authority
30.52.040 – Procedures
30.52.050 – Findings
30.52.060 – Decision of Zoning Hearing Officer
30.52.070 – Appeals
30.52.080 – Resubmittal of Applications
30.52.090 – Duration of \Reasonable Accommodation

ARTICLE VI - Zoning Code Administration

Chapter 30.60 - Nonconforming Uses and Buildings

30.60.010 – Purpose
30.60.020 – Applicability
30.60.030 – Nonconforming Uses
30.60.040 – Nonconforming Buildings and Structures
Chapter 30.61 - Hearings and Public Notices
30.61.010 – Variances, Conditional Use Permits, Design Review, Wireless Telecommunications Facilities Permits, Requests for Parking Reduction, and Development Plan Review for Special Recreation
30.61.015 – Parking Use Permits
30.61.020 – Zoning Map Changes and Setback Ordinance
30.61.030 – General Plan Amendments
30.61.040 – Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance
Chapter 30.62 - Appeals
30.62.010 – Purpose and Authority
30.62.020 – Authorization for Initiation
30.62.030 – Appeal Filing and Submittal of Information and Fees
30.62.040 – Public Hearing and Notice
30.62.050 – Decision of Planning Commission
30.62.060 – Appeals to the Council
30.62.070 – Rehearings
Chapter 30.63 - Amendments to the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, the Zoning Map, and Street Setback Ordinances
30.63.010 – Purpose
30.63.020 – Authority
30.63.030 – Authorization for Initiation, Application Filing and Filing Fees
30.63.040 – Public Hearings and Notice
30.63.050 – Withholding of Building Permits When Change of Zone Pending
30.63.060 – Withholding of Building Permits When Special Setback Ordinance Pending
30.63.070 – Recommendation of Planning Commission
30.63.080 – Action by Council
Chapter 30.64 - Enforcement
30.64.010 – Violations
30.64.015 – Stop Work Orders
30.64.020 – Revocations

ARTICLE VII - Zoning Code Definitions

Chapter 30.70 - Definitions

30.70.010 – Purpose
30.70.020 – Definitions "A"
30.70.030 – Definitions "B"
30.70.040 – Definitions "C"
30.70.050 – Definitions "D"
30.70.060 – Definitions "E"
30.70.070 – Definitions "F"
30.70.080 – Definitions "G"
30.70.090 – Definitions "H"
30.70.100 – Definitions "I"
30.70.110 – Definitions "J"
30.70.120 – Definitions "K"
30.70.130 – Definitions "L"
30.70.140 – Definitions "M"
30.70.150 – Definitions "N"
30.70.160 – Definitions "O"
30.70.170 – Definitions "P"
30.70.180 – Definitions "Q"
30.70.190 – Definitions "R"
30.70.200 – Definitions "S"
30.70.210 – Definitions "T"
30.70.220 – Definitions "U"
30.70.230 – Definitions "V"
30.70.240 – Definitions "W"
30.70.250 – Definitions "X"
30.70.260 – Definitions "Y"
30.70.270 – Definitions "Z"