HOWARD COUNTY 
ZONING ORDINANCES

TABLE OF CONTENTS
ZONING ORDINANCE

CHAPTER 1-   TERMINOLOGY
Section 1.9    Title
Section 1.1   Short Title
Section 1.2  Interpretation
Section 1.3  Non-Interference with Greater Restrictions 
Otherwise Imposed
Section 1.4  General Definitions
Section 1.5  Specific Definitions
CHAPTER 2-  DISTRICTS
Section 2.0  Establishment of District 
Section 2.1  Description of District
Section 2.2  Zone Map
Section 2.3  Use
Section 2.4  Height
Section 2.5  Lot Area and Size of Building 
Section 2.6  Lots
Section 2.7  Vehicle Parking Space: Loading and Unloading Berths 
CHAPTER 3- AUTHORIZED USE AND REQUIREMENTS
Section 3.0  Authorized Uses 
Section 3.1  Residential Uses and Requirements
Section 3.2  Commercial and Industrial Requirements 
Section 3.3  General Conditions
Section 3.4  Requirements for Industrial Uses
Section 3.5  Manufactured Home Parks
Section 3.6  Mineral Extraction
Section 3.6.1  Land Rehabilitation Provisions
Section 3.7  Property Development Standards
Section 3.8  Outdoor Advertising
Section 3.8.1  Signs
Section 3.8.2  Advertising Structures
Section 3.8.3  Specific District Requirements
Section 3.8.4  Exemptions
CHAPTER 4- SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS USES
Section 4.0  Special Exceptions, Requirements & Procedures
Section 4.1  Special Exceptions Uses - All Districts
Section 4.2  Commission Procedure
Section 4.3  Board Procedure
Section 4.4  Existing Uses
Section 4.5  Time Limitation
Section 4.6  Contingent Use - All Districts
CHAPTER 5-  PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
Section 5.0  Planned Unit Development
Section 5.1  Purpose
Section 5.2  Permitted Uses
Section 5.3  Commission Procedure
Section 5.4  Board Procedure
Section 5.5  Existing Uses
Section 5.6  Requirements
Section 5.7  Development Plan
Section 5.8  Covenants
CHAPTER 6-  NON-CONFORMING  USE  SPECIFICATIONS
Section 6.0  Continuance of Non-conforming Structures or Uses
Section 6.1  Amortization of Non-conforming Uses or Buildings
Section 6.2  Nonconformance Due to Reclassification
CHAPTER 7-  IMPROVEMENT LOCATION PERMITS
Section 7.0  Applicability
Section 7.1  Certificate of Occupancy
Section 7.2  Location Map
Section 7.3  Industrial Uses, Certificate of Compliance
Section 7.4  Special Provisions: Special Exceptions
Section 7.5  Special Provisions: Automobile Service Station, Carry-Out, Drive-in Restaurants
Section 7.6  Records
CHAPTER 8-  ADMINISTRATION
Section 8.0  Administration
Section 8.1  Zoning Administrator
Section 8.2  Board of Zoning Appeals: Establishment and Organization
Section 8.3  Board of Zoning Appeals: Hearings
Section 8.4  Variances
Section 8.5  Appeals
Section 8.6  Enforcement
Section 8.7  Amendments
Section 8.8  Remedies and Penalties
Section 8.9  Filing Fees
CHAPTER 9- MISCELLANEOUS
Section 9.0  Miscellaneous


MAJOR STREETS AND HIGHWAYS AND SUBDIVISION
CONTROL ORDINANCE
TITLE I- DEFINITIONS
TITLE II - MAJOR STREETS AND HIGHWAYS PLAN
Article 1. Major Streets and Highway Map and Drawings
Article 2.  Designation or Major Streets and Highways
Article 3.  Policies and Directives
Article 4.  Continuing Authority of Commission
TITLE III- SUBDIVISION CONTROL
Article 1.  Establishment of Control 
Article 2.  Procedures
Article 3.  Principles and Standards of Design
Article 4.  Standards of Improvements
Article 5.  Plat Certificates and Deed of Dedication
Article 6. Variance

ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 1981-9
AS AMENDED :
Ordinance No. 1997-18 (Case 4-CZ-97). Approved June 2, 1997
Ordinance No. 1997-56 (Case 13-CZ-97). Approved January 5, 1998

For questions or comments concerning these zoning ordinances please contact:
Howard County Planning Commission
765-456-2330    (fax)765-456-2339
120 E. Mulberry St. Room 114
Kokomo, Indiana 46901