- New regulations on outdoor furnaces went into effect 12/7/06.
Be sure to check with the zoning office prior to purchasing an
- Code Sections 1127.02(123) and 1153.04 updated 10/2003
Summary of regulations pertaining to swimming pools:
Permit required for in-ground pools and above ground pools
installed year-round. Six foot fence required around pool or
entire yard within 24 hours of filling pool with water. Above
ground pool may be used as barrier, with additional two-foot of
fencing on top of and around the entire pool structure and
ladders or steps used to access the pool shall be capable of
being secured, locked or removed to prevent access. Pools must
be in the rear yard and placed at least ten feet from any
Portable pools: defined as pools that have the capacity to hold
at least 18" of water, that may be readily disassembled for
storage and is not permanently affixed to plumbing or electrical
service. Permit is not required for portable pools, at least
four foot high fence is required within 24 hours from pool being
filled with water. Temporary fence does not require a permit,
fence to be installed on a permanent basis requires zoning
"Kiddie Pools" Any pool with a water capacity of 18" or less is
exempt from the swimming pool regulations. Pools that have a
capacity of greater than 18" are not exempt, even if they are
only filled to a height of 18". If the capacity is greater than
18", the requirements above apply.
A zoning permit is required for construction and/or replacement
of fencing. In residential and commercial zoning districts,
fencing or screening within front yards yards shall not exceed
42" above the established front yard grade. Fencing or screening
in side and rear yards shall not exceed more than 72" above the
established yard grade. Mounding soil to elevate a fence higher
than surrounding grade is prohibited. All fencing shall have the
finished side, with no exposed structural supports, face toward
the street right-of-way, or if placed on a property line, the
finished side of the fence shall face the abutting property.
Fencing in front yards must be placed at least five front in
from the street right-of-way (property line) if fencing is solid
in nature (visibility).
Detached Accessory Structures * Garages * Sheds * Gazebos *
Detached accessory structures are
in most zoning districts and must be ten feet from side lot
lines, and five feet from rear lot lines. Maximum height is
fifteen feet, from the ground to the highest point.
Political Signs Code Section 11571157.03(e)
No sign shall obstruct or interfere with traffic or traffic
Temporary signs shall not be illuminated
No sign may project, or be mounted over any public street,
sidewalk or on any public right-of-way
No sign shall be placed, displayed or erected in the public
right-of-way or on public property without written approval from
the City Manager
No snipe signs shall be placed erected or displayed within the
Snipe sign means a temporary sign or poster affixed to a tree,
utility pole, fence, etc.
No sign shall be erected or placed on any property without the
consent of the owner.
No sign shall be placed where it blocks or impedes sight lines
for any person, pedestrian or operator of a vehicle on a public
right-of-way, driveway or sidewalk.
Signs Permitted in all Districts without a Permit
Code Section 1157.06
No temporary sign in any R-1, R-1A, R-2 or R-3 District shall
exceed eight (8) square feet per sign face. No temporary sign in
any other district shall exceed thirty-two (32) square feet per
1157.06(e)(5) Signs designated to be moved on trailer
wheels, skids or similar devices shall be permitted as temporary
signage, providing they are otherwise in conformance.
Signs associated with a campaign, election or other civic affair
provided that they do not exceed ten (10) square feet, shall be
located no closer than five (5) feet from the right-of-way and
are removed within five (5) days after the affair.
Sidewalk Snow & Ice Removal Ordinance.pdf