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Zoning Regulations of Hancock County, Hawesville and Lewisport, Kentucky

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 1.  Enacting Clause, Title and Purpose

 2.  General Provisions
                2.1 Definitions 
                2.2 Application of Regulations
                2.3 General Development Regulations
                2.4 General Regulations for Structures and Uses
                2.5 Special Regulations
                2.6 General Regulations for Lots and Yards
                2.7 General Regulations for Vehicles
                2.8 Exceptions

 3.  Establishment of Zoning Districts
                3.1 Establishment and Designation
                3.2 Interpretation of Zoning District Boundaries
                3.3 Areas Unassigned to a Zoning District 

 4. Zoning District Regulations
                4.1 Residential Districts 
                4.2 Commercial Districts
                4.3 Industrial Districts
                4.4 Agriculture Districts
                4.5 Conservancy Districts
                4.6 Exclusive Use Districts
                4.7 Schedule of Dimension and Area Regulations

 5,  Administration: Administrative Officer
                5.1 Appointment 
                5.2 Building Permits
                5.3 Certificate of Occupancy

 6.  Administration: Board of Zoning Adjustment
                6.1 Creation and Appointment 
                6.2 Meetings
                6.3 Powers and Duties
                6.4 By-Laws
                6.6 Administrative Review
                6.7 Conditional Uses
                6.8 Variance

 7.  Administration: Jurisdiction and Violations
                7.1 Clarification of Administrative Jurisdictions
                7.2 Violations

 8.  Administrative: Fees 

 9.  Amendments
                9.1 Procedure 
                9.2 Notice
                9.3 Necessary Findings

10. Legal Status
               10.1 Conflict with Other Ordinances and Deeds
               10.2 Validity
               10.3 Effective Date

Subdivision Regulations

 1.  Enacting Clause 

 2.  Definitions 

 3.  General Provisions 

 4.  Minimum Design Standards
                4.1 Streets 
                4.2 Blocks
                4.3 Lots
                4.4 Utility and Drainage Easements
                4.5 Community Facilities Design Standards

 5.  Construction Requirements
                5.1 Completion of Improvements 
                5.2 Delineation of Subdivision and Lots
                5.3 Street Construction
                5.4 Sidewalk Construction
                5.5 Building Site Construction
                5.6 Utilities and Drainage Facilities
                5.7 Street Name Signs

 6.  Procedure for Approval of Land to be Subdivided
                6.1 Approval of Subdivision Plat Required
                6.2 Major or Minor Subdivisions
                6.3 Plat Review Charge
                6.4 Preliminary Plat Required
                6.5 Subdivision of a Larger Plat
                6.6 Procedure for Preliminary Plat Approval
                6.7 Construction Bonding
                6.8 Final Plat Required
                6.9 Procedure for Final Plat Approval
                6.10 Improvements Under Bond
                6.11 Acceptance and Dedication of Streets

 7.  Variances

 8. Violations and Penalities 

 9.  Amendments and Legal Status