ORDINANCE NO. 1-87

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLEFONTE,
KENTUCKY ESTABLISHING THE PLANNING AND ZONING
OF SAID CITY AND PROVIDING FOR ITS ENFORCEMENT
AND OTHER MATTERS

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF BELLEFONTE, KENTUCKY:


SECTION I. PURPOSE

SECTION II. DEFINITIONS

SECTION III . GENERAL PROVISIONS

SECTION IV. USES PERMITTED OR PROHIBITED

  1. Permitted Uses. Within the limits of the City, no building structure or premises shall be used and no building or structure shall be erected for other than one or more of the following specified purposes.
    1. Dwellings. A one-family, single, detached house for one housekeeping unit only.
    2. Roomers and boarders. The leasing of rooms by a resident family, provided the total number of roomers and boarders does not exceed two unrelated persons in any one dwelling.
    3. Accessory uses and structures. Accessory uses or structures customarily incidental to any aforesaid permitted use and located on the same lot therewith, including garages, under conditions specified below, provided that such accessory uses shall not include any activity conducted for gain. However, more than two accessory buildings of any kind will require the consent of the Board of Zoning Adjustment whether free standing or connected to the main dwelling.
  2. Conditionally Permitted Uses. Churches and other places of worship, country clubs, public schools and municipal buildings are permitted provided the following conditions are met:
    1. all structures and activity areas are at least 100 feet from all property lines;
    2. such development must be located on major thoroughfares or at intersections of a major thoroughfare and a local street:
    3. adequate off-street paved parking shall be provided;
    4. such use shall be properly landscaped to be harmonious with surrounding uses, especially residential areas: and
    5. all permitted installations shall be maintained in a neat, orderly condition so as to prevent injury to any other property or person.
  3. Prohibited Uses. Within the limits of the City, no building, structure or premises shall be used and no building or structure shall be erected for other than one or more of the purposes specified above. The following uses are specifically prohibited:
    1. Any building, structure or premises intended or designed to be used in whole or in part for any trade, manufacturing or commercial purpose.
    2. House trailers and trailer parks.
    3. Rehabilitation center, convalescent home.
    4. Residence in accessory buildings is prohibited. The Board of Zoning Adjustment may, however, permit such use for persons employed on the premises and their immediate families.

SECTION V. AREA, HEIGHT AND YARD LIMITATIONS
AND REQUIREMENTS

SECTION VI. DRIVEWAYS
  1. Requirement. All lots containing a dwelling shall have driveways defined by paving with a solid material or a contained aggregate. No driveways will be permitted which are not so paved except during initial building construction
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  2. Aggregate Driveways. Aggregate driveways must be constructed so as to contain the aggregate. Aggregate which spills or washes out or otherwise does not remain in the contained area must be returned to the contained area by the property owner within forty-eight hours of its leaving the contained area
  3. Spaces. Each driveway shall provide parking space for at least two motor vehicles. For purpose hereof, a parking space shall have minimum length of ten ( 10) feet. No portion of a driveway on a street easement shall be considered available parking space.
  4. Set In. No driveway, including driveway entry posts or pillars, shall be constructed or maintained within three (3) feet of a lot line.

SECTION VII . FENCES

SECTION VIII . DISH ANTENNAS

SECTION IX. SIGNS

SECTION X. RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

SECTION XI. LAWN AND DRIVEWAY ORNAMENTS

SECTION XII. STORAGE TANKS FOR HAZARDOUS AND VOLATILE SUBSTANCES

SECTION XIII. GENERAL NUISANCES

SECTION XIV. NONCONFORMING USES

SECTION XV. REMOVAL OF NATURAL MATERIALS

SECTION XVI. SUBDIVISION

SECTION XVII. BUILDING PERMITS

SECTION XVIII. BUILDING INSPECTION

SECTION XIX. CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

SECTION XX. BUILDING INSPECTOR

SECTION XXI. BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENT

SECTION XXII. ENFORCEMENT

SECTION XXIII. VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES

SECTION XXIV. REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES

SECTION XXV. SEVERABILITY

SECTION XXV I . EFFECTIVE DATE