Town of Leonardtown, MD
St. Marys County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Leonardtown 8-12-2002 by Ord. No. 107.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 48.
Comprehensive Land Use Plan — See Ch. 58.
Critical areas — See Ch. 60.
Development impact fees — See Ch. 62.
Fees, charges and rates — See Ch. 69.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 78.
Forest conservation — See Ch. 80.
Zoning approvals for licensing — See Ch. 89, Art. I.
Subdivision regulations — See Ch. 131.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 134.
Trailer coaches and trailer coach parks — See Ch. 141.
155a Chart A 155b Chart B 155c Downtown Area Map
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 155, Zoning, adopted 6-11-1973, as amended.
Article I General Provisions

§ 155-1 Intent.

§ 155-2 Title; applicability.

§ 155-3 Purpose.

§ 155-4 Definitions.

§ 155-5 General organization of regulations.

§ 155-6 Establishment of districts.

§ 155-7 Zoning District Map.

§ 155-8 Interpretation of boundaries.

§ 155-9 General restrictions.

Article II R-SF Single-Family Residential District

§ 155-10 General provisions.

§ 155-11 Permitted uses.

§ 155-12 Special exception uses.

§ 155-13 Height, bulk and area requirements.

§ 155-14 Home occupations.

§ 155-15 (Reserved)

Article III R-MF Multiple-Family Residential District

§ 155-16 Permitted uses.

§ 155-17 Special exception uses.

§ 155-18 Height, bulk and area requirements.

§ 155-19 Additional criteria.

Article IV Mixed Use Planned Unit Development (PUD-M)

§ 155-20 Purpose.

§ 155-21 Development principles.

§ 155-22 Open space criteria.

§ 155-23 General criteria.

§ 155-24 Application and review procedure.

Article V C-B Commercial Business District

§ 155-25 Permitted uses.

§ 155-26 Special exception uses.

§ 155-27 Height, bulk and area requirements.

§ 155-28 Standards for site planning and building design.

Article VI C-O Commercial Office District

§ 155-29 Permitted uses.

§ 155-30 Special exception uses.

§ 155-31 Height, bulk and area requirements.

Article VII C-H Highway Commercial District

§ 155-32 Permitted uses.

§ 155-33 Special exception uses.

§ 155-34 Height, bulk and area requirements.

Article VIIA PIRD Planned Infill and Redevelopment District

§ 155-34.1 Statement of intent.

§ 155-34.2 Applicability.

§ 155-34.3 Master development plan required.

§ 155-34.4 Elements of development plans.

§ 155-34.5 Permitted uses.

§ 155-34.6 Development standards.

Article VIII C-M Marine Commercial District

§ 155-35 Purpose.

§ 155-36 Permitted uses.

§ 155-37 Special exception uses.

§ 155-37.1 Height, bulk and area requirements.

§ 155-37.2 Site planning and design standards.

Article IX C-SC Commercial Shopping Center District

§ 155-38 Intent.

§ 155-39 Concept development plan.

§ 155-40 Site development plan.

§ 155-41 Permitted uses.

§ 155-42 Regulations.

Article X Institutional/Office District (I/O)

§ 155-43 Intent.

§ 155-44 Permitted uses.

§ 155-45 Special exception uses.

§ 155-46 Height, bulk and area requirements.

Article XA Recreation and Parks District (R-P)

§ 155-47 Intent and purpose; permitted uses.

Article XB Communications Towers

§ 155-48 Purpose; requirements.

Article XI Off-Street Parking

§ 155-49 General provisions.

§ 155-50 Design standards.

§ 155-51 Alternate off-premises parking.

§ 155-52 Marina parking.

§ 155-53 Shopping center parking requirements.

§ 155-54 Landscaping of parking facilities.

§ 155-55 Chart B: Required Parking Spaces.

Article XII Off-Street Loading

§ 155-56 General provisions.

§ 155-57 Design standards.

Article XIII Supplementary Height, Bulk Density and Area Requirements

§ 155-58 Height.

§ 155-59 Yards.

§ 155-59.1 Special provisions and density adjustments for steep slopes.

§ 155-60 Accessory buildings and structures.

§ 155-61 Site distance triangle to provide visibility at intersections.

Article XIV Nonconformities

§ 155-62 General provisions.

§ 155-63 Nonconforming lots of record.

§ 155-64 Nonconforming use of land.

§ 155-65 Nonconforming structures.

§ 155-66 Nonconforming use of structures.

§ 155-67 Repairs and maintenance.

§ 155-68 Effect on special exceptions.

§ 155-69 Registration.

Article XV Stormwater Management

§ 155-70 Purpose; and authority; applicability.

§ 155-71 Incorporation of standards by reference.

§ 155-72 Definitions.

§ 155-73 Applicability.

§ 155-74 Stormwater management criteria.

§ 155-75 Stormwater management plans.

§ 155-76 Permits.

§ 155-77 Performance bond.

§ 155-78 Inspections.

§ 155-79 Maintenance.

§ 155-80 Appeals.

§ 155-81 Severability.

§ 155-82 Penalties.

§ 155-83 Transition provisions.

§ 155-84 Effective date.

Article XV-A Public Dedication of Park and Recreation Land

§ 155-85 Recreation land dedication required.

Article XVI Signs

§ 155-86 Title; applicability.

§ 155-87 Purpose.

§ 155-88 Definitions.

§ 155-89 Exemptions.

§ 155-90 General provisions.

§ 155-91 Signs in residential districts.

§ 155-92 Signs in commercial districts.

§ 155-93 Sign regulations by sign type.

§ 155-94 Temporary signs.

§ 155-95 Nonconforming signs.

§ 155-96 Permits.

§ 155-97 through 155-99. (Reserved)

Article XVII Special Exceptions and Variances

§ 155-100 General provisions.

§ 155-101 Standards.

§ 155-102 Types of special use exceptions allowed.

§ 155-103 Special yard exceptions.

§ 155-104 Requests for special exceptions.

§ 155-105 Variances.

§ 155-106 Disapproval of application.

§ 155-107 Lapse of special exception or variance.

Article XVIII Permits, Plans and Fees

§ 155-108 Zoning permit required.

§ 155-109 Time limits for permits and approvals; extensions.

§ 155-110 Occupancy permits.

§ 155-111 Building permits.

§ 155-112 Plats.

§ 155-113 Purpose of site development plans and standards.

§ 155-114 Development or land use requiring site plan.

§ 155-115 Required information.

§ 155-116 Concept development plan.

§ 155-117 Procedure for preparation.

§ 155-118 Approval, extension or appeal.

§ 155-119 Revision and waiver.

§ 155-120 Building permit: compliance with the plan.

§ 155-121 Inspection and supervision during installation.

§ 155-122 "As built" site plan.

§ 155-123 Procedure for processing.

§ 155-124 General site development standards.

§ 155-125 Site access criteria.

§ 155-126 Approving authority.

§ 155-127 Filing fees.

Article XIX Planning and Zoning Commission

§ 155-128 Composition; appointment; term.

§ 155-129 Removal; filling unexpired terms of office.

§ 155-130 Officers; meetings; rules; records.

§ 155-131 Duties; responsibility; authority.

Article XX Board of Zoning Appeals

§ 155-132 General provisions; organization.

§ 155-133 Powers and duties.

§ 155-134 Appeals.

§ 155-135 Special exceptions and variances.

§ 155-136 Limits, guidelines and standards.

§ 155-137 Court review.

Article XXI Amendments

§ 155-138 General provisions.

§ 155-139 Meeting.

§ 155-140 Hearing.

§ 155-141 Denial of petition.

§ 155-142 Effect on annexed land.

Article XXII Administration and Enforcement

§ 155-143 Interpretation.

§ 155-144 Administration.

§ 155-145 Enforcement.

§ 155-146 Violations and penalties.

§ 155-147 Effect on other legislation.

§ 155-148 Private restrictions, covenants and community associations.