Town of Sykesville, MD
Carroll County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Sykesville 7-19-1976 by Ord. No. 106. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning and Zoning Commission — See Ch. 24.
Development impact fees — See Ch. 80, Art. I.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 89.
Historic Districts — See Ch. 93.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 134.
Subdivision regulations — See Ch. 145.
Tourist and trailer camps — See Ch. 156.
180 BG District 180-73 180 BL District 180-66 180 C District 180-29 180 H District 180-37 180 PUD 180-93K 180 R 7500 District 180-58 180 R10000 District 180-51 180 R20000 District 180-44
Article I Purpose

§ 180-1 Purposes enumerated.

Article II Application

§ 180-2 Effective date; territorial applicability.

Article III Districts Established; District Maps; District Boundaries

§ 180-3 Districts established.

§ 180-4 District maps.

§ 180-5 Rules for interpretation of district boundaries.

Article IV General Provisions

§ 180-6 Minimum regulations; uniformity of application.

§ 180-7 Compliance required.

§ 180-8 Nonconforming uses.

§ 180-9 Uses prohibited under other Town, county or state laws.

§ 180-10 Use of land for agricultural purposes.

§ 180-11 Construction or use under prior zoning certificate.

§ 180-12 Buildable lots.

§ 180-13 Use of same yard space for more than one building prohibited.

§ 180-14 Major Road Plans.

§ 180-15 Essential services or essential utility equipment.

§ 180-16 Distance requirements.

§ 180-17 Ponds, lakes and stabilization lagoons.

§ 180-18 Traffic visibility across corner lots.

§ 180-19 Planned major subdivision for residential purposes.

§ 180-20 Measurement of front yard depth.

§ 180-21 Accessory buildings.

§ 180-22 Temporary offices and storage trailers.

§ 180-22.1 Accredited educational facilities permitted to raise chickens.

Article V C Conservation District

§ 180-23 Purpose.

§ 180-24 Applicability

§ 180-25 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-26 Conditional uses.

§ 180-27 Accessory uses.

§ 180-28 Height regulations.

§ 180-29 Lot area, lot width and yard requirements.

Article VI H Historic District

§ 180-30 Purpose.

§ 180-31 Applicability.

§ 180-32 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-33 Conditional uses.

§ 180-34 Actions requiring approval of Historic District Commission.

§ 180-35 Accessory uses.

§ 180-36 Height regulations.

§ 180-37 Lot area, lot width and yard requirements.

Article VII R-20,000 Residence District

§ 180-38 Purpose.

§ 180-39 Applicability.

§ 180-40 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-41 Conditional uses.

§ 180-42 Accessory uses.

§ 180-43 Height regulations.

§ 180-44 Lot area, lot width and yard requirements.

§ 180-44.1 Prohibited uses.

Article VIII R-10,000 Suburban Residence District

§ 180-45 Purpose.

§ 180-46 Applicability.

§ 180-47 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-48 Conditional uses.

§ 180-49 Accessory uses.

§ 180-50 Height regulations.

§ 180-51 Lot area, lot width, and yard requirements.

Article IX R-7,500 Urban Residence District

§ 180-52 Purpose.

§ 180-53 Applicability.

§ 180-54 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-55 Conditional uses.

§ 180-56 Accessory uses.

§ 180-57 Height regulations.

§ 180-58 Lot area, lot width and yard requirements.

Article X B-L Local Business District

§ 180-59 Purpose.

§ 180-60 Applicability.

§ 180-61 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-62 Conditional uses.

§ 180-63 Accessory uses.

§ 180-64 Required conditions.

§ 180-65 Height regulations.

§ 180-66 Lot area, lot width and yard requirements.

§ 180-66.1 Prohibited uses.

Article XI B-G General Business District

§ 180-67 Purpose.

§ 180-68 Applicability.

§ 180-69 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-70 Conditional uses.

§ 180-71 Accessory uses.

§ 180-72 Height regulations.

§ 180-73 Lot area, lot width and yard requirements.

Article XII I-R Restricted Industrial District

§ 180-74 Purpose.

§ 180-75 Applicability.

§ 180-76 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-77 Conditional uses.

§ 180-78 Accessory uses.

§ 180-79 Height regulations.

§ 180-80 Yard requirements.

Article XIII I-G General Industrial District

§ 180-81 Applicability.

§ 180-82 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-83 Conditional uses.

§ 180-84 Accessory uses.

§ 180-85 Height regulations.

§ 180-86 Yard requirements.

§ 180-87 Required conditions.

Article XIV Special Provisions

§ 180-88 Parking space requirements.

§ 180-89 Signs.

§ 180-90 Cluster subdivision; small town planning guidelines; overlay designation.

§ 180-91 Planned business centers (shopping centers).

§ 180-92 Industrial parks.

§ 180-93 Planned unit development; regulations.

§ 180-94 Planned major subdivision; residential, regulations.

§ 180-95 Site plan review by Planning and Zoning Commission.

Article XV Exceptions and Modifications

§ 180-96 Applicability.

§ 180-97 Lot area modification.

§ 180-98 Setback modifications.

§ 180-99 Projection into yards.

§ 180-100 Height.

§ 180-101 Variance.

Article XVI Administration

§ 180-102 Zoning Administrator.

§ 180-103 Zoning certificates.

Article XVII Board of Appeals

§ 180-104 Creation; membership; powers and duties.

§ 180-105 General powers.

§ 180-106 Organization; meetings; authority to administer oaths and compel attendance of witnesses; technical assistance; minutes of proceedings; records.

§ 180-107 Appeals to Board.

§ 180-108 Hearings.

§ 180-109 Limitations, guides and standards.

§ 180-110 Disapproval of application.

§ 180-111 Fees.

Article XVIII Enforcement

§ 180-112 Violations and penalties; continuing offenses.

§ 180-113 Other relief.

Article XIX Amendments

§ 180-114 Petition for change; public hearing; posting of property; annexations.

§ 180-115 Referral of changes to Planning and Zoning Commission.

§ 180-116 Factors to be considered by Mayor and Council.

§ 180-117 General duties of Planning and Zoning Commission.

§ 180-118 Vote required to effect amendment.

§ 180-119 Reconsideration of defeated proposals.

§ 180-120 Scale drawing to accompany applications for map changes.

§ 180-121 Filing fee for map change applications.

Article XX Definitions.

§ 180-122 Generally.

§ 180-123 Singular and plural; use and used; shall and may; hereafter; person.

Article XXI (Reserved)

§ 180-124 through § 180-133. (Reserved)

Article XXII Planned Employment Center District

§ 180-134 Purpose.

§ 180-135 Applicability.

§ 180-136 Principal permitted uses.

§ 180-137 Conditional uses.

§ 180-138 Accessory uses.

§ 180-139 Required percentage of land uses.

§ 180-140 Densities and floor area ratios.

§ 180-141 Maximum height.

§ 180-142 Bulk regulations (lot area, lot width, and yard requirements).

§ 180-143 Pattern book.

§ 180-144 Approval process.

§ 180-145 Other applicable regulations.