Chapter 17.12
ZONING DISTRICTS GENERALLY–SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT

Sections:

17.12.010    Zoning Map

17.12.020    Interpretation of District Boundaries

17.12.030    Annexation

17.12.040    Special Development Option

17.12.010 Zoning Map

The zoning districts are shown on the map entitled the Zoning Map of the City of Winslow, Arizona which is maintained in the office of the city clerk and is incorporated into this title by reference. (Ord. 736 Art. IV § B, 1997)

17.12.020 Interpretation of District Boundaries

Where the location of any zoning district boundaries are not clear, the following rules shall apply:

A.    District boundaries follow street lines, alley lines, highway or railroad dedicated right-of-way lines and lot lines.

B.    Dimensions are either shown on the zoning map or shall be determined by the use of the scale shown on the zoning map.

C.    Where the application of the above rules does not clarify the zoning district boundary location, the zoning enforcement officer shall determine the location. (Ord. 736 Art. IV § C, 1997)

17.12.030 Annexation

Territory annexed to the City shall be designated in zoning district(s) that match as nearly as possible, but do not exceed, the allowable uses and densities permitted by Navajo County or Coconino County zoning prior to annexation. Subsequent changes in zoning of all or part of the annexed territory shall be adopted according to the procedures set forth in Chapter 17.108 for zoning map amendments. (Ord. 1320 § 4 (Exh. A), 2018: Ord. 736 Art. IV § D, 1997)

17.12.040 Special Development Option

A.    Within any zone in the city, an individual may submit a proposal to develop a site containing at least ten acres. The development proposal may include any combination of compatible uses, subject to the recommendation of the planning and zoning commission and the approval of the city council.

B.    Before making a recommendation, the planning and zoning commission shall hold a public meeting to provide an opportunity to gather and collect input from the citizens.

C.    The purpose of this option is to allow for creative or innovative types of development that may not fit the specifics of this zoning code, but meet the overall goals of creating a safe, healthy, aesthetically appealing community.

D.    Examples of types of developments include mixed housing types or combinations of retail sales and services with housing.

E.    Development standards, permitted uses and parking requirements can all be negotiated, based on sufficient evidence that the proposed development will benefit the city by providing housing, goods, services, employment opportunities or quality of design as determined by the city council. (Ord. 736 Art. IV § (A)(9), 1997)