City of Rehoboth Beach, DE
Sussex County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Commissioners of the City of Rehoboth Beach 9-13-1991 by Ord. No. 991-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 51.
Advertising signs — See Ch. 74.
Flood hazard areas — See Ch. 159.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 236.
270a Table of Use Regulations 270b Sign Requirements Per Zoning District
Article I General Provisions

§ 270-1 Purpose.

§ 270-2 Title; Zoning Map.

§ 270-3 Scope.

§ 270-4 Definitions.

§ 270-5 Construal of provisions; higher standards to govern.

§ 270-6 Designation of districts.

§ 270-7 Zoning Map.

§ 270-8 District boundaries.

§ 270-9 Areas not shown on Zoning Map; annexed areas.

Article II Use Regulations

§ 270-10 R-1(S) District.

§ 270-11 R-1 District.

§ 270-12 R-2 District.

§ 270-13 C-1 District.

§ 270-14 C-2 District.

§ 270-15 C-3 District.

§ 270-15.1 ER District

§ 270-16 CM District.

§ 270-17 O-1 District.

§ 270-18 Accessory uses permitted.

§ 270-19 Use restrictions.

Article III Height, Density and Area Requirements

§ 270-20 Height regulations.

§ 270-21 Lot coverage.

§ 270-22 Minimum lot dimensions.

§ 270-23 Lot area per dwelling or dwelling unit.

§ 270-24 Building setback lines.

§ 270-25 Rear yards.

§ 270-26 Side yards.

§ 270-27 Storage of refuse.

§ 270-28 Limitation on size of restaurants.

Article IV Off-Street Parking, Loading and Unloading

§ 270-29 Applicability of article.

§ 270-30 Size of parking space; ingress and egress; maintenance.

§ 270-31 Reduction of parking facility prohibited.

§ 270-32 Cooperative establishment of facilities.

§ 270-33 Encroachment upon front yard depths.

§ 270-34 Parking lots to be enclosed.

§ 270-35 Minimum parking spaces required; exceptions.

§ 270-36 Loading and unloading berths.

§ 270-37 Parking meters in R-1(S) and R-1 Districts.

Article V Special Provisions

§ 270-38 Noise, odor and vibration nuisances prohibited.

§ 270-39 Temporary structures prohibited; exceptions.

§ 270-40 Gas and oil pump hoses.

§ 270-41 Corner lot setback lines.

§ 270-42 Structures in required yard areas.

§ 270-42.1 Required no-build buffer around lakes.

§ 270-43 Fences, screens and walls.

§ 270-44 Accessory buildings.

§ 270-45 Rental of rooms in R-1 District.

§ 270-46 Garage apartments in R-1 or R-1(S) District.

§ 270-46.1 Merger of lots in residential districts.

Article VI Nonconformity

§ 270-46.2 Replacement of nonconforming retaining walls.

§ 270-47 Nonconforming buildings and uses exempt.

§ 270-48 Changing classification of nonconforming uses.

§ 270-49 Structural alterations and repairs.

§ 270-49.1 Demolition and removal.

§ 270-50 Extension of nonconforming structures.

§ 270-51 Destruction and rebuilding of nonconforming structure or use.

§ 270-52 Determination of nonconformity.

§ 270-53 Relocation of nonconforming restaurant.

§ 270-54 Relocation of nonconforming patio.

§ 270-55 Extension of nonconforming uses of land.

Article VII Signs

§ 270-56 Definitions.

§ 270-57 Signs to conform to regulations.

§ 270-58 Temporary signs.

§ 270-59 Lighting restrictions.

§ 270-60 Table of signs.

§ 270-61 R-1 and R-1(S) Districts.

§ 270-62 Location of signs in R-1 and R-1(S) Districts.

§ 270-63 R-2 and ER Districts.

§ 270-64 Location of signs in R-2 and ER Districts.

§ 270-65 Commercial districts; permits and fees.

§ 270-66 Regulations applicable in commercial districts.

§ 270-67 Maintenance and removal.

§ 270-68 Enforcement.

§ 270-69 Violations and penalties.

Article VIII Board of Adjustment

§ 270-70 Membership; terms; removal; vacancies.

§ 270-71 Appeals.

§ 270-72 Effect of appeal; restraining order.

§ 270-73 Hearing; notice.

§ 270-74 Powers.

§ 270-75 Power to modify or reverse decisions.

§ 270-76 Rules and regulations.

§ 270-77 Expiration of special exceptions and variances.

§ 270-78 Fee schedule.

§ 270-79 Meetings; power of Chairman; records of proceedings.

Article IX Administration and Enforcement

§ 270-80 Office of Building Inspector created; appointment; Assistant Building Inspectors.

§ 270-81 Qualifications of Building Inspector.

§ 270-82 Enforcement of chapter; plot plan.

§ 270-83 Violations and penalties.

§ 270-84 Building permits.

§ 270-85 Usual and necessary repairs.

Article X Amendment Procedure

§ 270-86 Modifications to provisions.

§ 270-87 Protest against proposed change.

§ 270-88 Hearings required; notice.

Article XI Conflicts; Effective Date

§ 270-89 Conflicts with state statute.

§ 270-90 Effective date.