Town Code

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: General Provision
  • Article 1: Code
  • Article 2: Definitions & Usage
  • Article 3: General
  • Article 4: Amendments
  • Article 5: Legal Notices
  • Article 6: General Penalty
  • Article 7: Seal
  • Article 8: Process to Accept Real Property
  • Article 9: Inspections
Chapter 2: Administration
  • Article 1: Elections
  • Article 2: Mayor and Town Council
  • Article 3: Officers and Employees
  • Article 4: Code of Ethics
  • Article 5: Municipal Court and Trial by Jury
    • Division 1: Municipal Judge
    • Division 2: General Provisions
    • Division 3: Trial by Jury
Chapter 3: Reserved
Chapter 4: Revenue and Finance
  • Article 1: Annual Appropriation
  • Article 2: Sales Tax
  • Article 3: Use Tax
  • Article 4: Telephone Utility Tax
  • Article 5: Unclaimed Property
Chapter 5: Franchises and Communication Systems
  • Article 1: Franchises in General
  • Article 2: Emergency Telephone Service
Chapter 6: Business Licenses and Regulation
  • Article 1 Business Licenses Generally
  • Article 2 Sexually Oriented Businesses
  • Article 3 Alcoholic Beverages
  • Article 4 Newsracks
  • Article 5 Pawnbrokers
  • Article 6 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Chapter 7: Health, Sanitation and Animals
  • Article 1: Administration and Abatement of Nuisances
  • Article 2: Nuisances
    • Division 1: General Provisions
    • Division 2: Prevention of Environmental Blight
  • Article 3: Trees and Shrubs
  • Article 4: Weed Control
  • Article 5: Animals
Chapter 8: Vehicles and Traffic
  • Article 1: General Provisions
  • Article 2: Equipment
  • Article 3: Size, Weight and Load
  • Article 4: Signals, Signs and Markings
  • Article 5: Right-of-Way
  • Article 6: Pedestrians
  • Article 7: Turning and Stopping
  • Article 8: Driving, Overtaking and Passing
  • Article 9: Speed Regulations
  • Article 10: Parking
  • Article 11: Other Offenses
  • Article 12: Motorcycles
  • Article 13: Traffic Administration
  • Article 14: Penalties and Procedures
  • Article 15: Restrictions on Use of Certain Vehicles
  • Article 16: Impoundment and Disposition of Vehicles
  • Article 17: Vehicle Impoundment Hearings
  • Appx 8-A: Traffic Control Schedules I through VII
Chapter 9: Reserved
Chapter 10: General Offenses
  • Article 1: In General
  • Article 2: Offenses Against Property
  • Article 3: Theft and Related Offenses
  • Article 4: Offenses Against Public Health and Safety
  • Article 5: Offenses Against Public Peace
  • Article 6: Offenses Related to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Article 7: Weapons
  • Article 8: Offenses Against the Person
  • Article 9: Minors
  • Article 10: Offenses Against the Government
  • Article 11: Disposition of Lost, Abandoned, or Recovered Stolen Personal Property
  • Article 12: Offenses Relating to Morals
  • Article 13: Noise Control
Chapter 11: Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places
  • Article 1: Streets and Rights-of-Way
  • Article 2: Sidewalks and Driveways
  • Article 3: Public Rights-of-Way Construction, Excavation and Work
  • Article 4: Park Regulations
  • Appx 11-A: Construction Standards
Chapter 12: Reserved
Chapter 13: Municipal Utilities
  • Article 1: Trash Service
  • Article 2: Wastewater Service
  • Article 3: Wastewater Regulations
  • Article 4: Industrial Wastewater Regulations
    • Division 1 General Provisions
    • Division 2 Regulations
    • Division 3 Wastewater Contribution Permits
    • Division 4 Enforcement
    • Division 5 Fees and Penalties
  • Article 5: Utility Transfer Fee
Chapter 14: Reserved
Chapter 15: Reserved
Chapter 16: Zoning
  • Article 1: General Provisions
  • Article 2: Permits Required
  • Article 3: Enforcement
  • Article 4: Residential-2 (R-2) Zone District
  • Article 5: Residential-3 (R-3) Zone District
  • Article 6: Commercial (C-1) Zone District
  • Article 6.5: Planned Development (PD) Zone District
  • Article 7: Signs and Outdoor Advertising Devices
  • Article 8: Home Occupations
  • Article 9: Nonconforming Lots, Structures and Uses
  • Article 10: Board of Adjustment and Appeals
  • Article 11: Site Approval Process
  • Article 12: Lot Line Adjustment
  • Article 13: Commercial Mobile Radio Service Facilities
Chapter 17: Reserved
Chapter 18: Building Regulations
  • Article 1: General
  • Article 2: Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy
  • Article 3: Abatement of Dangerous Buildings
  • Article 4: Building Code
  • Article 4.5: Energy Conservation Code
  • Article 5: Fire Code
  • Article 6: Electrical Code
  • Article 7: Mechanical Code
  • Article 8: Plumbing Code
  • Article 9: Grading and Earth Movement
  • Article 10: Moving of Structures