City of Burlington, WI
Racine County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Burlington 1-5-1988 by Ord. No. 1203(25) as Ch. 17 of the 1988 Code.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning Board of Appeals — See Ch. 6.
Official Map — See Ch. 60.
Airport — See Ch. 93.
Building construction — See Ch. 115.
Floodplains — See Ch. 119.
Comprehensive Plan — See Ch. 130.
Construction site erosion — See Ch. 148.
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 196.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 270.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 278.
315a Appendix A 315b Appendix B 315c Table 1 315d Table 2 315e Table 3 315f Table 4 315g Table 5 315h Table 6 315i Table 7 315j Table 8 315k Table 9 315l Table 10 315m Table 11 315n Table 12 315o Table 13
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Editor's Note: The Zoning Ordinance was originally adopted 4-7-1982.
Article I Introduction

§ 315-1 Authority.

§ 315-2 Title.

§ 315-3 Purpose.

§ 315-4 Intent.

§ 315-5 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 315-6 Interpretation.

§ 315-7 Severability; warning and disclaimer of liability.

Article II General Provisions

§ 315-8 Jurisdiction.

§ 315-9 Compliance required.

§ 315-10 Use regulations; home occupations.

§ 315-11 Site regulations.

§ 315-12 Reduction or joint use.

§ 315-12.1 Special site regulations for shoreland areas.

§ 315-12.2 (Reserved)

Article III Zoning Districts

§ 315-13 Establishment.

§ 315-14 Zoning Map.

§ 315-15 A-1 Agricultural/Holding District.

§ 315-16 Rs-1 Single-Family Residence District.

§ 315-17 Rs-2 Single-Family Residence District.

§ 315-18 Rs-3 Single-Family Residence District.

§ 315-19 TN-R Traditional Neighborhood Residence District.

§ 315-20 Rd-1 Two-Family Residence District.

§ 315-21 Rd-2 Two-Family Residence District.

§ 315-22 Rm-1 Multiple-Family Residence District.

§ 315-23 Rm-2 Multiple-Family Residence District.

§ 315-24 Rm-3 Low-Density Multiple-Family Residence District.

§ 315-25 Rm-4 Multiple-Family Residence District.

§ 315-26 B-1 Neighborhood Business District.

§ 315-27 B-2 Central Business District.

§ 315-27.1 B-2A Central Business Transition District.

§ 315-28 B-3 Professional Office District.

§ 315-29 (Reserved)

§ 315-30 M-1 Light Manufacturing District.

§ 315-31 M-2 General Manufacturing District.

§ 315-32 M-3 Manufacturing and Office Park District.

§ 315-33 M-4 Manufacturing District.

§ 315-34 Q-1 Quarrying/Extractive District.

§ 315-35 I-1 Institutional District.

§ 315-36 P-1 Park District.

§ 315-37 C-1 Conservancy District.

§ 315-38 FW Floodway District.

§ 315-39 GFP General Floodplain District.

§ 315-40 FFO Floodfringe Overlay District.

§ 315-41 SWO Shoreland Wetland Overlay District.

§ 315-42 HPO Historic Preservation Overlay District.

§ 315-43 PUD Planned Unit Development Overlay District.

§ 315-43.1 Wellhead Protection Overlay District.

Article IV Temporary Uses

§ 315-44 Zoning permit required; procedure.

§ 315-45 Detailed standards for specific temporary uses.

Article V Traffic, Loading, Parking, Access, Fences and Landscaping

§ 315-46 Traffic visibility.

§ 315-47 Loading requirements.

§ 315-48 Parking requirements.

§ 315-49 Driveways.

§ 315-50 Highway access.

§ 315-51 Fences.

§ 315-52 Landscaping.

Article VI Modifications

§ 315-53 Height.

§ 315-54 Yards.

§ 315-55 Additions.

§ 315-56 Average street yards.

§ 315-57 Corner lots.

§ 315-58 Floodway lands eligible for meeting area requirements.

§ 315-59 Existing substandard lots.

§ 315-60 Sound-level standards.

§ 315-61 Awnings.

Article VII Signs

§ 315-62 Purpose.

§ 315-63 Scope.

§ 315-64 Sign permit required; exceptions.

§ 315-65 Signs prohibited in all zoning districts.

§ 315-66 Minimum regulations and standards.

§ 315-67 General regulations.

§ 315-68 Sign area determination.

§ 315-69 Sign height and clearance determination.

§ 315-70 Sign lighting and illumination; electronic signs.

§ 315-71 Permitted signs; dimensional requirements.

§ 315-72 Sign performance standards.

§ 315-73 Detailed sign regulations by sign type.

§ 315-74 Signs in HPO Historic Preservation Overlay District.

§ 315-75 Existing nonconforming signs.

§ 315-76 Administration of sign regulations.

§ 315-77 Authority of Zoning Administrator.

§ 315-78 Sign permit application.

§ 315-79 Sign abandonment.

§ 315-80 Variances and appeals pertaining to signs.

§ 315-81 Indemnification for sign installation and maintenance.

§ 315-82 Limitation of liability.

§ 315-83 Administration of sign regulations in HPO District.

Article VIII Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots

§ 315-84 Existing nonconforming uses and structures.

§ 315-85 Abolishment or replacement.

§ 315-86 Existing substandard structures.

§ 315-87 Changes and substitutions.

§ 315-88 Floodplain nonconforming uses.

§ 315-89 Wetland nonconforming uses.

Article IX Performance Standards

§ 315-90 Intent; compliance required.

§ 315-91 Air pollution.

§ 315-92 Fire and explosive hazards.

§ 315-93 Glare and heat.

§ 315-94 Water quality protection.

§ 315-95 Noise.

§ 315-96 Odors.

§ 315-97 Radioactivity and electrical disturbances.

§ 315-98 Vibration.

§ 315-99 (Reserved)

Article X Zoning Board of Appeals

§ 315-100 Establishment and purpose.

§ 315-101 Membership; terms; alternate members.

§ 315-102 Rules of procedure.

§ 315-103 Powers.

§ 315-104 Appeals and applications.

§ 315-105 Hearings.

§ 315-106 Findings.

§ 315-107 Decision; conditions; expiration.

§ 315-108 Review by court of record.

§ 315-109 (Reserved)

Article XI Historic Preservation Commission

§ 315-110 Establishment and purpose.

§ 315-111 Membership; terms; officers; oaths; vacancies.

§ 315-112 Organization and rules of procedure.

§ 315-113 Powers.

§ 315-114 Designation criteria.

§ 315-115 Procedures.

§ 315-116 Compliance and appeals.

Article XII Changes and Amendments

§ 315-117 Authority.

§ 315-118 Initiation.

§ 315-119 Petitions.

§ 315-120 Recommendations.

§ 315-121 Hearing and notice.

§ 315-122 Action by Common Council.

§ 315-123 (Reserved)

§ 315-124 Amendments to Shoreland Wetland Overlay District.

§ 315-125 Protest.

Article XIII Administration

§ 315-126 Plan Commission.

§ 315-127 Zoning Administrator.

§ 315-128 Zoning permit.

§ 315-129 Certificate of compliance.

§ 315-130 Conditional use permit.

§ 315-130.1 Additional standards and requirements for specific conditional uses.

§ 315-131 Other permits.

§ 315-131.1 Building permits and/or occupancy permits.

§ 315-132 Fees.

§ 315-133 Double fee.

§ 315-134 Enforcement.

§ 315-135 Remedial action.

§ 315-136 Violations and penalties.

§ 315-137 Site plans.

§ 315-138 Landscape plans.

§ 315-139 Certificate of appropriateness.

Article XIV Definitions

§ 315-140 Word usage and definitions.