Tulare County Zoning Ordinance

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Resource Management Agency (Chapter 3)
Definitions (Chapter 3, Sections 1 & 2)
Definitions in State Responsibility Areas (Chapter 3, Section 2.1)
Definitions Pertaining to Animal Confinement Facilities (Chapter 3, Section 2.2)
General Provisions (Chapter 3, Section 2.5)
Establishing Zones and Limiting the Use of Land Therein (Chapter 3, Section 3)
R-A Rural Residential (Chapter 3, Section 4)
MR Mountain Residential (Chapter 3, Section 4.5)
R-0 Single-Family Estate (Chapter 3, Section 5)
R-1 Single-Family Residential (Chapter 3, Section 6)
R-2 Two-Family Residential (Chapter 3, Section 7)
R-3 Multiple-Family (Chapter 3, Section 8)
O Recreation (Chapter 3, Section 8.05)
CO Commercial Recreation (Chapter 3, Section 8.07)
P-O Professional and Administrative Office (Chapter 3, Section 8.1)
P-1 Automobile Parking (Chapter 3, Section 9)
AE Exclusive Agricultural Zone (Chapter 3, Section 9.5)
AE-10 Exclusive Agricultural Zone - 10 Acre Minimum (Chapter 3, Section 9.55)
AE-20 Exclusive Agricultural Zone - 20 Acre Minimum (Chapter 3, Section 9.6)
AE-40 Exclusive Agricultural Zone - 40 Acre Minimum (Chapter 3, Section 9.7)
AE-80 Exclusive Agricultural Zone - 80 Acre Minimum (Chapter 3, Section 9.8)
A-1 Agricultural (Chapter 3, Section 10)
AF Foothill Agricultural (Chapter 3, Section 10.3)
TPZ Timber Preserve Zone (Chapter 3, Section 10.5)
RC Resource Conservation (Chapter 3, Section 10.7)
C-1 Neighborhood Commercial (Chapter 3, Section 11)
C-2 General Commercial (Chapter 3, Section 12)
C-3 Service Commercial (Chapter 3, Section 12.5)
M-1 Light Manufacturing (Chapter 3, Section 13)
M-2 Heavy Manufacturing (Chapter 3, Section 14)
AP Airport Impact (Chapter 3, Section 14.1)
M Special Mobilehome Zone (Chapter 3, Section 14.3)
SC Scenic Corridor Combining Zone (Chapter 3, Section 14.4)
Special Combining Zone (Chapter 3, Section 14.5)
F-1 Primary Flood Plain Zone (Chapter 3, Section 14.7)
F-2 Seconday Flood Plain Combining Zone (Chapter 3, Section 14.8)
General Provisions and Exceptions (Chapter 3, Section 15)
Confined Animal Feeding Operations (Chapter 3, Section 15.1)
Adult-Oriented Business (Chapter 3, Section 15.2)
Medical Marijuana Collectives and Cooperatives (Chapter 3, Section 15.3)
Reasonable Accomodation Ordinance (Chapter 3, Section 15.5)
Emergency Shelters (Chapter 3, Section 15.6)
Density Bonus Ordinance (Chapter 3, Section 15.7)
Small Residential Rooftop Solar (Chapter 3, Section 15.8)
Dog Kennels (Chapter 3, Section 15.10)
Variances and Special Use Permits (Chapter 3, Section 16)
Site Plan Review (Chapter 3, Section 16.2)
Site Review Combining Zone (Chapter 3, Section 16.4)
Temporary Use Permits (Chapter 3, Section 16.IV)
Special Use Permit - Assemblage of People for Educational and/or Event Purposes (Chapter 3, Section 16.V)
Amendments (Chapter 3, Section 17)
Petitions, Notices, Investigations and Hearings (Chapter 3, Section 18)
PUD Planned Unit Development (Chapter 3, Section 18.5)
PD Planned Development Zone (Chapter 3, Section 18.6)
F Foothill Combining Zone (Chapter 3, Section 18.7)
Planned Community (Chapter 3, Section 18.8)
MU Mixed-Use Overlay Combining Zone (Chapter 3, Section 18.9)
Interpretation - Purpose - Conflict (Chapter 3, Section 19)
Permits - Licenses - Compliance (Chapter 3, Section 20)
Penalties: Nuisance (Chapter 3, Section 21)
Compliance Reporting and Monitoring (Chapter 3, Section 22)
Confined Animal Feeding Operations Compliance Reporting and Monitoring (Chapter 3, Section 22.1)