City of Rehoboth Beach, DE
Sussex County
[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.

ARTICLE I
General Provisions (§ 270-1 — § 270-9) 

ARTICLE II
Use Regulations (§ 270-10 — § 270-19) 

ARTICLE III
Height, Density and Area Requirements (§ 270-20 — § 270-28) 

ARTICLE IV
Off-Street Parking, Loading and Unloading (§ 270-29 — § 270-37) 

ARTICLE V
Special Provisions (§ 270-38 — § 270-46.1) 

ARTICLE VI
Nonconformity (§ 270-46.2 — § 270-55) 

ARTICLE VII
Signs (§ 270-56 — § 270-69) 

ARTICLE VIII
Board of Adjustment (§ 270-70 — § 270-79) 

ARTICLE IX
Administration and Enforcement (§ 270-80 — § 270-85) 

ARTICLE X
Amendment Procedure (§ 270-86 — § 270-88) 

ARTICLE XI
Conflicts; Effective Date (§ 270-89 — § 270-90) 

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.