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Zoning Map

Zoning Map

Zoning Code

Fairfield Municipal Code
Ordinance Purpose And Effect

  • 25.10.1 Title and Authority
  • 25.10.2 Purpose and Intent
  • 25.10.3 Relationship to the General Plan
  • 25.10.4 Responsibility for Administration
  • 25.10.5 Applicability of the Zoning Ordinance
  • 25.10.6 Exemptions from Zoning Ordinance Requirements
  • 25.10.7 Partial Invalidation of Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Districts Established, Zoning Map Adopted

Residential Zoning Districts

Commercial Zoning Districts

  • 25.22.1 Description of Commercial Districts
  • 25.22.2 Allowed Uses and Permit Requirements
  • 25.22.3 General Development Regulations
  • 25.22.4 Regulations of Specific Uses
  • 25.22.4.1 Drive Through Facilities
  • 25.22.4.2 Hotels and Motels
  • 25.22.4.3 Mixed-Use Residential Development Regulations
  • 25.22.4.4 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Prohibited (See 25.32.17)
  • 25.22.4.5 Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Housing
  • 25.22.4.6 General Retail Land Uses in the Commercial Office (CO) Zoning District
  • 25.22.4.7 Specialty Tobacco and Smoke Shops
  • 25.22.4.8 Alternative Financial Institutions

Heart of Fairfield Plan Zoning Districts

  • 25.23.1 Description of Heart of Fairfield Zoning Districts
  • 25.23.2 Allowed Uses and Permit Requirements
  • 25.23.3 General Development Regulations

Industrial Zoning Districts

  • 25.24.1 Description of Industrial Zoning Districts
  • 25.24.2 Allowed Uses and Permit Requirements
  • 25.24.3 General Development Regulations
  • 25.24.4 Specific Regulations
  • 25.24.4.1 Churches in the Limited Industrial Zoning District
  • 25.24.4.2 Recycling Collection and Processing Facility
  • 25.24.4.3 Homeless Shelters in the IL Zoning District

Agriculture And Public Benefit Zoning Districts

  • 25.26.1 Description of Agriculture and Public Benefit Zoning Districts
  • 25.26.2 Allowed Uses and Permit Requirements
  • 25.26.3 General Development Regulations

Overlay Zoning Districts

General Development Regulations

  • 25.30.1 Purpose and Applicability
  • 25.30.2 Fences, Walls, and Hedges
  • 25.30.3 Screening
  • 25.30.4 Outdoor Lighting
  • 25.30.5 Plan Lines and Building Setback Lines
  • 25.30.6 Exceptions to Height Limits and Setbacks
  • 25.30.7 Trash and Recyclable Enclosures
  • 25.30.8 Solar Energy Systems Ordinance Adopted 10-17-2017

Specific Use Regulations

  • 25.32.1 Purpose and Applicability
  • 25.32.2 Adult Entertainment Businesses
  • 25.32.3 Antennas and Communications Facilities
  • 25.32.4 Satellite Dishes
  • 25.32.5 Child Day Care Facilities and Private Schools
  • 25.32.6 Interim Land Uses
  • 25.32.7 Small Recycling Collection Facilities
  • 25.32.7B Collection Containers
  • 25.32.8 Temporary Land Uses and Events
  • 25.32.9 Outdoor Seating, Storage, Merchandise Display
  • 25.32.10 Vendor Carts
  • 25.32.11 Wind Energy Conversion Systems
  • 25.32.12 Boarding Houses
  • 25.32.13 Convenience Markets with Alcoholic Beverage Sales
  • 25.32.14 Condominium Conversions
  • 25.32.15 Aquaculture
  • 25.32.16 Personal Care and Domestic Services – Limited
  • 25.32.17 Cannabis Regulations-Adopted Ordinance 10-17-2017

Parking And Loading

Tree Conservation

  • 25.36.1 Purpose and Intent
  • 25.36.2 Definitions
  • 25.36.3 Protected Trees
  • 25.36.4 Prohibited Acts and Penalties
  • 25.36.5 Administrative Tree Removal Permits
  • 25.36.6 Tree Conservation and Mitigation Planning During Projects that Require City Review
  • 25.36.7 Tree Removal Criteria
  • 25.36.8 Conservation of Public Trees
  • 25.36.9 Mitigation Requirements
  • 25.36.10 Emergency Exemption
  • 25.36.11 Adopt-A-Tree Program

Density Bonus

Permits

Application Filing, Processing, And Approval

Permit Implementation

Public Hearings

Appeals

Interpretations

Nonconforming Uses And Structures

  • 25.46.1 Purpose
  • 25.46.2 Restrictions on Nonconforming Structures and Uses
  • 25.46.3 Loss of Nonconforming Status

General Plan And Zoning Amendments

Specific Plans

  • 25.48.1 Purpose
  • 25.48.2 Specific Plan Initiation, Preparation, and Content
  • 25.48.3 Review and Adoption of Specific Plan
  • 25.48.4 Implementation, Amendments

Planning Areas

Definitions Of Terms And Phrases

Measurements

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