City of Meriden, CT
New Haven County
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Meriden 6-20-1983. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Zoning Board of Appeals — See Ch. 6, Art. III.

Air pollution — See Ch. 58.

Animals — See Ch. 65.

Building construction — See Ch. 77.

Floodplain management — See Ch. 110.

Food and food establishments — See Ch. 112.

Housing standards — See Ch. 125.

Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 146.

Sewers — See Ch. 170.

Signs and posters — See Ch. 174.

Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 180.

Trailers and trailer camps — See Ch. 194.

Water — See Ch. 207.

STATUTORY REFERENCES

Zoning generally — See C.G.S. § 8-1 et seq.

ARTICLE I
General Provisions (§ 213-1 — § 213-6) 

ARTICLE II
Definitions (§ 213-7) 

ARTICLE III
Districts Established; Use, Lot and Bulk Regulations (§ 213-8 — § 213-15) 

ARTICLE IV
Residential Districts (§ 213-16 — § 213-22) 

ARTICLE V
Commercial Districts (§ 213-23 — § 213-28) 

ARTICLE VI
Industrial Districts (§ 213-29 — § 213-33) 

ARTICLE VII
Special Districts (§ 213-34 — § 213-40) 

ARTICLE VIII
Supplementary Regulations (§ 213-41 — § 213-59) 

ARTICLE IX
Nonconforming Uses, Buildings and Structures (§ 213-60 — § 213-63) 

ARTICLE X
Administration and Enforcement (§ 213-64 — § 213-71) 

ARTICLE XI
Site Plan Approval (§ 213-72 — § 213-73) 

ARTICLE XII
Zoning Board of Appeals (§ 213-74 — § 213-76) 

ARTICLE XIII
Amendment Procedure (§ 213-77 — § 213-81) 

ARTICLE XIV
Repealer; Severability; Effective Date (§ 213-82 — § 213-84) 

213a Diagrams 1 through 11 213b Sum of Permitted Uses by Zoning Dist 213c Lot and Bulk Req
Article I General Provisions

§ 213-1 Title.

§ 213-2 Purpose.

§ 213-3 Conformance required.

§ 213-4 Zoning Map established.

§ 213-5 Applicability to municipal property.

§ 213-6 Interpretation of provisions.

Article II Definitions

§ 213-7 Word usage; definitions.

Article III Districts Established; Use, Lot and Bulk Regulations

§ 213-8 Establishment of districts.

§ 213-9 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 213-10 Applicability of regulations to existing parcels.

§ 213-11 Interpretation of use regulations.

§ 213-12 Schedule of land use, lot and bulk regulations.

§ 213-13 Number of principal buildings per lot.

§ 213-14 Number of principal uses per lot.

§ 213-15 Temporary sales use.

Article IV Residential Districts

§ 213-16 R-R Rural Residential District.

§ 213-17 S-R Suburban Residential District.

§ 213-18 R-1 Single-Family Residential District.

§ 213-19 R-2 Two- or Three-Family Residential District.

§ 213-20 R-3 Multiple-Family Residential District.

§ 213-21 R-4 Multiple-Family/Professional Office District.

§ 213-22 R-H Residential Historic District.

Article V Commercial Districts

§ 213-23 C-1 Central Commercial District.

§ 213-24 C-1-A Central Commercial Annex District.

§ 213-25 C-2 General Commercial and C-3 Highway Commercial Districts.

§ 213-26 C-4 Convenience or Neighborhood Commercial District.

§ 213-27 Central commercial design district (CCDD).

§ 213-28 Neighborhood commercial design district (NCDD).

Article VI Industrial Districts

§ 213-29 M-1 Research, Development and Manufacturing District.

§ 213-30 M-2 Industrial District.

§ 213-31 M-3 Industrial District.

§ 213-32 M-4 Planned Industrial District.

§ 213-33 Unified industrial district (UID).

Article VII Special Districts

§ 213-34 Planned residential development district (PRD).

§ 213-35 Planned executive office development district (PEOD).

§ 213-36 Regional development district (RDD).

§ 213-37 Active adult cluster developments (AACD).

§ 213-38 Planned elderly housing community (PEHC).

§ 213-39 Planned development district (PDD).

§ 213-40 Ridgeline protection zone.

Article VIII Supplementary Regulations

§ 213-41 Applicability.

§ 213-42 Parking of commercial vehicles.

§ 213-43 Storage of recreation vehicles, trailers and boats.

§ 213-43.1 Interstate Development District.

§ 213-44 Swimming pools.

§ 213-45 Tennis courts and similar accessory recreation facilities.

§ 213-46 Landscaping requirements.

§ 213-47 Outdoor storage.

§ 213-48 Supplementary lot, yard, height and building regulations.

§ 213-49 Exceptions and modifications.

§ 213-50 Extraction and excavation regulation.

§ 213-51 Sale of alcoholic liquor.

§ 213-52 Vending machines.

§ 213-53 Wind energy conservation systems and solar devices.

§ 213-54 Performance standards.

§ 213-55 Off-street parking.

§ 213-56 Signs.

§ 213-57 Soil erosion and sediment control.

§ 213-58 Hospital restricted landing area.

§ 213-59 Drive-through facilities.

Article IX Nonconforming Uses, Buildings and Structures

§ 213-60 Existing nonconforming uses, buildings and structures.

§ 213-61 Change in use.

§ 213-62 Discontinuance.

§ 213-63 Maintenance and repair of nonconforming buildings.

Article X Administration and Enforcement

§ 213-64 Enforcement.

§ 213-65 Zoning permit required.

§ 213-66 Certificate of compliance required.

§ 213-67 Fees.

§ 213-68 Conditions for approval and issuance of permits.

§ 213-69 Certificate of occupancy required.

§ 213-70 Records.

§ 213-71 Penalties for offenses.

Article XI Site Plan Approval

§ 213-72 Certificate of approval required; application procedure.

§ 213-73 Special exceptions.

Article XII Zoning Board of Appeals

§ 213-74 Powers.

§ 213-75 Adoption of rules and procedures; public hearings.

§ 213-76 Rendering of decisions.

Article XIII Amendment Procedure

§ 213-77 Amendments authorized.

§ 213-78 Initiation of procedure.

§ 213-79 Public hearings; notice.

§ 213-80 Consideration by Planning Commission.

§ 213-81 Consideration by City Council.

Article XIV Repealer; Severability; Effective Date

§ 213-82 Repealer.

§ 213-83 Severability.

§ 213-84 Effective date.