Chapter 17.12
ZONING DISTRICTS AND MAP Revised 6/18

Sections:

17.12.010    Purpose. Revised 6/18

17.12.020    Zoning districts. Revised 6/18

17.12.030    Zoning map. Revised 6/18

17.12.010 Purpose. Revised 6/18

This chapter identifies the zoning districts that apply to land within the Capitola city limits and establishes the official Capitola zoning map. (Ord. 1017 § 2 (Exh. A) (part), 2018)

17.12.020 Zoning districts. Revised 6/18

A. Base Zoning Districts. Capitola is divided into zoning districts that implement the general plan land use map as shown in Table 17.12-1.

Table 17.12-1: Base Zoning Districts

Zoning District Symbol

Name of Zoning District

General Plan Land Use Designation

Residential Zoning Districts

R-1

Residential Single-Family

Single-Family Residential (R-SF)

RM-L

Residential Multifamily, Low Density

Multifamily Residential (R-MF)

RM-M

Residential Multifamily, Medium Density

RM-H

Residential Multifamily, High Density

MH

Mobile Home Park

Mobile Home Park (MH)

Mixed Use Zoning Districts

MU-V

Mixed Use, Village

Village Mixed-Use (MU-V)

MU-N

Mixed Use, Neighborhood

Neighborhood Mixed-Use (MU-N)

Commercial and Industrial Zoning Districts

C-C

Commercial, Community

Community Commercial (C-C)

C-R

Commercial, Regional

Regional Commercial (C-R)

I

Industrial

Industrial (I)

Other Zoning Districts

CF

Community Facility

Public/Quasi-Public Facility (P/QP)

P/OS

Parks and Open Space

Parks and Open Space (P/OS)

PD

Planned Development

N/A

B. Overlay Zones. The zoning code and zoning map include the overlay zones shown in Table 17.12-2. Overlay zones impose additional regulations on properties beyond what is required by the underlying base zoning district.

Table 17.12-2: Overlay Zones 

Overlay Zone Symbol

Name of Overlay Zone

-AH

Affordable Housing

-VRU

Vacation Rental Use

-VR

Village Residential

-VS

Visitor Serving

-CZ

Coastal Zone

(Ord. 1017 § 2 (Exh. A) (part), 2018)

17.12.030 Zoning map. Revised 6/18

A. Adoption. The city council hereby adopts the Capitola zoning map (“zoning map”), which establishes the boundaries of all base zoning districts and overlay zones provided for in the zoning map.

B. Incorporation by Reference. The zoning map, including all legends, symbols, notations, references, and other information shown on the map, is incorporated by reference and made a part of the zoning code.

C. Location. The zoning map is kept, maintained, and updated electronically by the community development department, and is available for viewing by the public at the department. (Ord. 1017 § 2 (Exh. A) (part), 2018)