Title 8
ZONING

Title 8 of the City of Dublin Municipal Code

Contents

Sections:

Chapter 8.04    Title, Purpose, And Authority

8.04.010    Title

8.04.020    Purpose

8.04.030    Authority and General Plan Consistency

8.04.040    Applicability of the Zoning Ordinance

8.04.050    Responsibility for Administration

8.04.060    Interpretation

8.04.070    Exemptions From Permit Requirements

8.04.080    Other Permits May Be Required

8.04.090    Joint Reference

8.04.100    Partial Invalidation of Zoning Ordinance

Chapter 8.08    Definitions

8.08.010    Purpose and Intent

8.08.020    Definitions (A-Z)

Chapter 8.12    Zoning Districts And Permitted Uses Of Land

8.12.010    Purpose

8.12.020    Zoning Districts Established

8.12.030    Zoning Map Adopted

8.12.040    Zoning District Conversion Table

8.12.050    Permitted and Conditionally Permitted Land Uses

Chapter 8.16    Agricultural Zoning District

8.16.010    Purpose and Intent

8.16.020    A (Agricultural Zoning District)

8.16.030    Permitted and Conditionally Permitted Land Uses, Regulations, and Performance Standards

Chapter 8.20    Residential Zoning Districts

8.20.010    Purpose and Intent

8.20.020    Residential Zoning Districts

8.20.030    Permitted and Conditionally Permitted Land Uses, Regulations, and Performance Standards

Chapter 8.24    Commercial Zoning Districts

8.24.010    Purpose and Intent

8.24.020    Commercial Zoning Districts

8.24.030    Permitted and Conditionally Permitted Land Uses, Regulations, and Performance Standards

Chapter 8.28    Industrial Zoning Districts

8.28.010    Purpose and Intent

8.28.020    Industrial Zoning Districts

8.28.030    Industrial Performance Standards, M-P Zoning District

8.28.040    Industrial Performance Standards, M-1 Zoning District

8.28.050    Industrial Performance Standards, M-2 Zoning District

8.28.060    Permitted and Conditionally Permitted Land Uses, and Regulations

Chapter 8.30    Downtown Dublin Zoning District

8.30.010    Purpose

8.30.020    Downtown Dublin Specific Plan

8.30.030    Applicability

8.30.040    Site Development Review

8.30.050    Permitted Uses

8.30.060    Development Standards

8.30.070    Relation to Zoning Ordinance

Chapter 8.31    Dublin Crossing Zoning District

8.31.010    Purpose

8.31.020    Dublin Crossing Specific Plan

8.31.030    Applicability

8.31.040    Site Development Review

8.31.050    Permitted Uses

8.31.060    Development Standards

8.31.070    Relation to Zoning Ordinance

Chapter 8.32    Planned Development Zoning District

8.32.010    Purpose

8.32.020    Intent

8.32.030    Applicability

8.32.040    Application

8.32.050    Permitted Uses

8.32.060    General

8.32.070    Action

8.32.080    Amendments

Chapter 8.33    Commercial Corridor Overlay Zoning District

8.33.010    Purpose

8.33.020    Intent

8.33.030    Applicability

8.33.040    Projects Subject to Compliance with this Chapter

8.33.050    Application

8.33.060    Notice of Decision

8.33.070    Concurrent Consideration

8.33.080    Required Findings

8.33.090    Action

8.33.100    Amendment

8.33.110    Waiver to an Approved Commercial Corridor Overlay Zoning District Site Development Review

8.33.120    Waiver for a Project that Does Not Have an Approved Commercial Corridor Overlay Zoning District Site Development Review

8.33.130    Commercial Corridor Design Guidelines

8.33.140    Building Permits

8.33.150    Ordinary Maintenance and Repair

8.33.160    Procedures

Chapter 8.34    Scarlett Court Overlay Zoning District

8.34.010    Purpose

8.34.020    Applicability

8.34.030    Projects Subject to Compliance with this Chapter

8.34.040    Application

8.34.050    Notice of Decision

8.34.060    Concurrent Consideration

8.34.070    Required Findings

8.34.080    Permitting Procedures

8.34.090    Action

8.34.100    Amendment

8.34.110    Waiver to an Approved Scarlett Court Overlay Zoning District Site Development Review

8.34.120    Waiver for a Project that Does Not Have an Approved Scarlett Court Overlay Zoning District Site Development Review

8.34.130    Scarlett Court Design Guidelines

8.34.140    Building Permits

8.34.150    Ordinary Maintenance and Repair

8.34.160    Procedures

Chapter 8.35    Airport Overlay Zoning District

8.35.010    Purpose and Intent

8.35.020    Definitions

8.35.030    Applicability

8.35.040    Projects Subject to Compliance with this Chapter

8.35.050    Development Regulations

8.35.060    Procedures

Chapter 8.36    Development Regulations

8.36.010    Purpose

8.36.020    Agricultural and Residential Development Regulations

8.36.030    Commercial and Industrial Development Regulations

8.36.040    Setbacks

8.36.050    Exceptions to Setbacks

8.36.060    Projections Into Required Setbacks - Building Features and Equipment

8.36.070    Interior Setbacks

8.36.080    Lot Lines

8.36.090    Yards

8.36.100    Maximum Lot Coverage

8.36.110    Height Limits and Exceptions

8.36.120    Lot Widths/Frontages and Exceptions

8.36.130    Lot Depth and Exceptions

Chapter 8.38    Reasonable Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

8.38.010    Purpose and Intent

8.38.020    Applicability

8.38.030    Permitting Procedures

8.38.040    Application Requirements

8.38.050    Development Standards and Regulations

8.38.060    Other Discretionary Permits

8.38.070    Site Development Review

Chapter 8.40    Accessory Structures and Uses Regulations

8.40.010    Purpose

8.40.020    Accessory Structures

8.40.030    Accessory Uses

Chapter 8.42    Superstores

8.42.010    Purpose

8.42.020    Definition

8.42.030    Superstores Prohibited

Chapter 8.43    Tobacco Retailers

8.43.010    Purpose

8.43.020    Intent

8.43.030    Definitions

8.43.040    Development Standards and Regulations

8.43.050    Zoning Clearance

Chapter 8.44    Adult Business Establishment Regulations

8.44.010    Purpose

8.44.020    Definitions

8.44.030    Conditional Use Permit Required

8.44.040    Variance

8.44.050    Location Requirements

8.44.060    Regulations

Chapter 8.45    Emergency Shelters

8.45.010    Purpose and Intent

8.45.020    Permitting Procedure

8.45.030    Development Standards and Regulations

8.45.040    Zoning Clearance

Chapter 8.46    Single Room Occupancy Units

8.46.010    Purpose and Intent

8.46.020    Permitting Procedures

Chapter 8.47    Supportive Housing

8.47.010    Purpose and Intent

8.47.020    Permitting Procedures

Chapter 8.48    Archaeological Resources Regulations

8.48.010    Purpose and Intent

8.48.020    Archaeology Regulations

Chapter 8.50    Transitional Housing

8.50.010    Purpose and Intent

Chapter 8.52    Density Bonus Regulations

8.52.010    Purpose

8.52.020    Definitions

8.52.030    Eligibility for Bonus

8.52.040    Density Bonus Calculation

8.52.050    Concessions or Incentives

8.52.060    General Requirements for Implementing Density Bonus Regulations

8.52.070    Certification of Initial Occupants of Restricted Units

8.52.080    Child Care Facilities

8.52.090    Application Procedure

8.52.100    Enforcement

8.52.110    Appeals

Chapter 8.54    Condo Conversion Regulations

8.54.010    Purpose

8.54.020    Condominium Conversion Defined

8.54.030    Condominium Conversion Permit

8.54.040    Preliminary Application Process

8.54.050    Notice of Intent to Convert

8.54.060    Site Development Review Required

8.54.070    Condominium Application Requirements

8.54.080    Building Code Requirements

8.54.090    Tenant’s Right to Purchase Units

8.54.100    Limitations on Rent Increases Pending Conversion

8.54.110    Tenant Protections

8.54.120    Notification of New Tenants

8.54.130    Compliance with Inclusionary Zoning Regulations

8.54.140    Development Standards - Utilities

8.54.150    Findings Required for Approval

8.54.160    Term and Lapse of Condominium Conversion Permit

8.54.170    Action

8.54.180    Adjustments and Waivers

Chapter 8.56    Development Agreements Regulations

8.56.010    Authority

8.56.020    Definitions

8.56.030    Forms - Information and Fees

8.56.040    Qualification as an Applicant

8.56.050    Review of Application

8.56.060    Notice of Public Hearing

8.56.070    Rules Governing Conduct of Hearing

8.56.080    Determination by Planning Commission

8.56.090    Decision by City Council

8.56.100    Approval by Ordinance

8.56.110    Contents of Agreement

8.56.120    Initiation of Amendment or Cancellation

8.56.130    Recordation of Development Agreement, Amendment or Cancellation

8.56.140    Annual Review

8.56.150    Effect of Development Agreement

8.56.160    Severability

8.56.170    Judicial Review - Time Limitation

Chapter 8.58    Public Art Program

8.58.010    Intent

8.58.020    Definitions

8.58.030    Development Projects Subject to Public Art Contribution

8.58.040    Development Projects Not Subject to Public Art Contribution

8.58.050    Public Art Contribution Requirements

8.58.060    Accounting of Funds Collected

8.58.070    General Procedures for Implementing Public Art Program

8.58.080    Guidelines for Implementation

8.58.090    Appeals

Chapter 8.60    Hazardous Waste Facilities Location Procedure

8.60.010    Purpose

8.60.020    Applicability

8.60.030    Procedure

8.60.040    Application Requirements

8.60.050    Environmental Review

8.60.060    Facility Siting Criteria and Permitting Requirements

8.60.070    Special Development Requirements

8.60.080    Local Assessment Committee (LAC)

8.60.090    Hearings and Notice

8.60.100    Findings

8.60.110    Appeal

8.60.120    Time Limits

8.60.130    Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities

Chapter 8.62    Historic Overlay Zoning District Site Development Review

8.62.010    Purpose

8.62.020    Intent

8.62.030    Applicability

8.62.040    Projects Subject to Compliance with this Chapter

8.62.050    Application

8.62.060    Notice of Decision

8.62.070    Concurrent Consideration

8.62.080    Required Findings

8.62.090    Action

8.62.100    Amendment

8.62.110    Waiver to an Approved Historic Overlay Zoning District Site Development Review

8.62.120    Waiver for a Project that Does Not Have an Approved Historic Overlay Zoning District Site Development Review

8.62.130    Dublin Village Historic Area Specific Plan

8.62.140    Building Permits

8.62.150    Ordinary Maintenance and Repair

8.62.160    Procedures

Chapter 8.64    Home Occupations Regulations

8.64.010    Purpose and Intent

8.64.020    Business License Required

8.64.030    Limitations on Use

8.64.040    Prohibited Home Occupations

8.64.050    Exclusions

8.64.060    Violation

Chapter 8.65    Cottage Food Operations

8.65.010    Purpose

8.65.020    Intent

8.65.030    Permitting Procedure

8.65.040    Development Standards and Regulations

8.65.050    Violation

Chapter 8.66    Large Family Day Care Homes

8.66.010    Purpose and Intent

8.66.020    Permitting Procedure

8.66.030    Development Standards and Regulations

8.66.040    Zoning Clearance

Chapter 8.68    Inclusionary Zoning Regulations

8.68.010    Purpose

8.68.020    Definitions

8.68.030    General Requirements

8.68.040    Exceptions to 12.5% Affordability Requirement

8.68.050    General Procedures for Implementing Inclusionary Zoning Requirements

8.68.060    Affordable Unit Credits

8.68.070    Incentives to Encourage On-Site Construction of Affordable Units

8.68.080    Inclusionary Zoning In Lieu Fee Fund

8.68.090    Violations

8.68.100    Enforcement

8.68.110    Appeals

Chapter 8.70    Recreational Facilities (Indoor)

8.70.010    Purpose

8.70.020    Intent

8.70.030    Development Standards and Regulations

8.70.040    Permitting Procedures

Chapter 8.72    Landscaping and Fencing Regulations

8.72.010    Purpose

8.72.020    Preliminary Landscaping Plan

8.72.030    Final Landscaping and Irrigation Plan

8.72.040    Installation of Landscaping

8.72.050    Maintenance of Landscaping

8.72.060    Tree Removal/Replacement

8.72.070    Conformity With Water Efficient Landscape Regulations

8.72.080    Fencing, Walls, and Hedges

Chapter 8.76    Off-Street Parking and Loading Regulations

8.76.010    Purpose and Intent

8.76.020    Applicability

8.76.030    Maintenance

8.76.040    General Regulations

8.76.050    Adjustment to the Number of Parking Spaces

8.76.060    Special Regulations

8.76.070    Development Standards

8.76.080    Parking Requirements by Use Type

8.76.090    Loading Requirements

Chapter 8.78    Garage Conversions

8.78.010    Purpose and Intent

8.78.020    Procedure

Chapter 8.80    Second Units Regulations

8.80.010    Purpose

8.80.020    Intent

8.80.030    Permitting Procedures

8.80.040    Development Standards and Regulations

8.80.050    Submittal Procedures

Chapter 8.82    Day Care Centers

8.82.010    Purpose

8.82.020    Intent

8.82.030    Permitting Procedure

8.82.040    Development Standards and Regulations

8.82.050    Determining the Number of Children-Hours per Day within an Outdoor Play Area

8.82.060    Figures

Chapter 8.84    Sign Regulations

8.84.010    Purpose and Intent

8.84.020    Definitions

8.84.030    Sign Approvals and Decisionmaker Authority by Zoning District

8.84.040    Matrix B, Sign Development Regulations

8.84.050    Signs Subject to Permits

8.84.060    Design Criteria

8.84.070    Illumination

8.84.080    Landscaping

8.84.090    A - Agricultural District - Signs Permitted

8.84.100    PD - Planned Development District - Signs Permitted

8.84.110    Regulations for Wall Signs and Projecting Signs

8.84.120    Freestanding Sign General Regulations

8.84.130    Master Sign Program/Site Development Review

8.84.140    Exempt Signs

8.84.150    Prohibited Signs

8.84.160    Compliance - Sign Permit Application Required

8.84.170    Application - Contents

8.84.180    Owner’s Consent

8.84.190    Application - Approval

8.84.200    Sign Exceptions

8.84.210    Non-Conforming Signs

8.84.220    Illegal Signs Subject to Summary Removal

8.84.230    Inventory

8.84.240    Signs Located on Non-Conforming Buildings Within a Required Yard

8.84.250    Compliance - Decision of Permitting Body

8.84.260    Maintenance - Required

8.84.270    Illegal Signs - Summary Removal

8.84.280    Means of Removal of Illegal and/or Non-Conforming Signs

8.84.290    Violation - Nuisance - Abatement

Chapter 8.88    Water-Efficient Landscaping Regulations

8.88.010    Applicability

8.88.020    Definitions

8.88.030    Provisions for New Construction or Rehabilitated Landscapes

8.88.040    Landscape Documentation Package

8.88.050    Certificate of Completion

8.88.060    Irrigation Audit, Irrigation Survey, and Irrigation Water Use Analysis

8.88.070    Existing Landscapes

8.88.080    Public Education

8.88.090    Recycled Water

8.88.100    Water Waste Prevention

8.88.110    Storm Water Management

Chapter 8.92    Wireless Communications Facilities

8.92.010    Purpose

8.92.020    Definitions

8.92.030    Applicability

8.92.040    Minimum Application Requirements

8.92.050    General Requirements

8.92.060    Location

8.92.070    Design Review Criteria

8.92.080    Standards for Monopoles, Lattice Towers and Freestanding Facilities

8.92.090    Co-Located and Multiple-User Facilities

8.92.100    Structural Standards

8.92.110    Operation and Maintenance Standards

8.92.120    Radio Frequency Emission Exposure

8.92.130    Permit Review, Renewal and Revocation Procedures

8.92.150    Public Rights-of-Way

8.92.160    Indemnity and Liability for Damages

8.92.170    Removal of Abandoned Antennas and Towers

8.92.180    Referral to Planning Commission

8.92.190    Appeals

Chapter 8.96    Permit Procedures

8.96.010    Purpose

8.96.020    Procedures

Chapter 8.100    Conditional Use Permit

8.100.010    Purpose

8.100.020    Uses Requiring a Conditional Use Permit

8.100.030    Application

8.100.040    Notice and Hearings

8.100.050    Concurrent Consideration

8.100.060    Required Findings

8.100.070    Action

8.100.080    Amendments

8.100.090    Building Permits

8.100.100    Procedures

Chapter 8.102    Minor Use Permit

8.102.010    Purpose

8.102.020    Uses Requiring a Minor Use Permit

8.102.030    Application

8.102.040    Concurrent Consideration

8.102.050    Notice and Hearings

8.102.060    Required Findings

8.102.070    Action

8.102.080    Amendments

8.102.090    Building Permits

8.102.100    Procedures

Chapter 8.104    Site Development Review

8.104.010    Purpose

8.104.020    Exemptions from Site Development Review

8.104.030    Waiver

8.104.040    Projects Subject to Site Development Review

8.104.050    Application

8.104.060    Action

8.104.070    Concurrent Consideration

8.104.080    Notice of Decision, Public Hearing

8.104.090    Required Findings

8.104.100    Construction Permits

8.104.110    Procedures

8.104.120    Design Guidelines

Chapter 8.108    Temporary Use Permit

8.108.010    Purpose

8.108.020    Uses Permitted with a Temporary Use Permit

8.108.022    Type of Temporary Use Permits: Major and Minor

8.108.024    Minor Use Permit

8.108.030    Application

8.108.040    Approval

8.108.050    Expiration of Temporary Use Permit

Chapter 8.112    Variance

8.112.010    Purpose

8.112.020    Applicability

8.112.030    Use Variance Prohibited

8.112.040    Application

8.112.050    Notice and Hearings

8.112.060    Required Findings

8.112.070    Required Findings - Exceptions

8.112.080    Action

8.112.090    Restoration of Structure and/or Use To Conformity With The Zoning Ordinance

8.112.100    Effect of Approval

8.112.110    Procedures

Chapter 8.116    Zoning Clearance

8.116.010    Purpose

8.116.020    Applications Requiring a Zoning Clearance

8.116.030    Application

8.116.040    Approval

8.116.050    Expiration of Zoning Clearance

Chapter 8.120    Zoning Ordinance Amendment

8.120.010    Purpose

8.120.020    Initiation

8.120.030    Application

8.120.040    Notice and Hearings

8.120.050    Required Findings

8.120.060    Planning Commission Action

8.120.070    City Council Action

8.120.080    Effective Date

8.120.090    Violation

8.120.100    Effect of Denial

8.120.110    Prezoning of Unincorporated Territory

Chapter 8.124    Applications, Fees and Deposits

8.124.010    Purpose

8.124.020    Applications

8.124.030    Fees and Deposits

Chapter 8.128    Authority to Administer Title 8

8.128.010    Purpose and Intent

8.128.020    Administrative Responsibility

8.128.030    Director of Community Development and Department of Community Development

8.128.040    Zoning Administrator

8.128.050    Project Review Committee

8.128.060    Planning Commission

Chapter 8.132    Notice and Hearings

8.132.010    Purpose

8.132.020    Public Hearing

8.132.030    Notice of Public Hearing

8.132.040    Consideration of Minor Use Permit, Site Development Review and Variance

8.132.050    Notice of Decision

8.132.060    Director of Community Development Investigation

8.132.070    Public Hearing Procedure

8.132.080    Action of the Community Development Director, Zoning Administrator, and City Council

8.132.090    Action of the Planning Commission

Chapter 8.136    Appeals

8.136.010    Purpose

8.136.020    Appeal Subjects and Jurisdiction

8.136.030    No Appeal From Ministerial Actions

8.136.040    Who May Appeal

8.136.050    Filing Appeals

8.136.060    Processing Appeals

8.136.070    Effect of Denial

8.136.080    Relation of Appeals Procedure under this Title to the Appeals Procedure of Section 1.04.050 of the Dublin Municipal Code

Chapter 8.140    Non-Conforming Structures and Uses

8.140.010    Purpose

8.140.020    Non-Conforming Structure

8.140.030    Non-Conforming Structure Regulations

8.140.040    Non-Conforming Use

8.140.050    Non-Conforming Use Regulations

8.140.060    Building Permits or Certificates of Occupancy Prohibited

8.140.070    Amortization

8.140.080    Illegal Structures and Uses

8.140.090    Exemption

Chapter 8.144    Enforcement

8.144.010    Purpose

8.144.020    Duty of the City Council

8.144.030    Duty of the City Manager

8.144.040    Duty of the Department of Community Development

8.144.050    Compliance

8.144.060    Violations

8.144.070    Remedies

8.144.080    Inspections