Granville Community Calendar

Ordinance 37-1982

Section I: Article 4 of Ordinance No. 16-76 is hereby amended to read as follows:
INTERPRETATION OF LANGUAGE: Unless the context otherwise requires, the follow- ing definition shall be used in the interpretation and construction of the Ordinance. Words used in the present tense shall include the future; the singular number shall include the plural, and the plural the singular; the word used" shall include a"rranged, designed, constructed, altered, converted, nreont teddir,ecletoasrye.d" or "intended to be used"a,nd the word "shall" is mandatory and
ACCESSORY USE OR STRUCTURE: A use or structure subordinate to the principal luosetsof a building or to the principal use of land which is located on the same buildisnegrving a purpose customarily incidental to the use of the principal or land use.
AGRICULTURE: The use of land for agricultural purposes, including farming, dairying, pasturage, agriculture, horticulture, floriculture, viticulture, and animal and poultry husbandry and the necessary accessory uses for packing, treating or storing the produce; provided, however, that the operation of any such accessory uses shall be secondary to that of normal agricultural activities aonfdgaprrboavgideed further that the above uses shall not include the commercial feeding or offal to swine or other animals.
ALLEY OR LANE: A public or private way not more than 30 feet wide affording only secondary means of access to abutting property.
APARTMENT: See Dwelling, Multi-Family.
APARTMENT HOUSE: See Dwelling, Multi-Family.
AUTOMOBILE OR TRAILER SALES AREA: An open area, other than a street, used for the display, sale or rental of new or used motor vehicles or trailers in operable mcoontodritcioycnleasn,d where no repair work is done, including farm implements, boats, bicycles, law mowers, etc..
AUTOMOBILE SERVICE STATION OR FILLING STATION: A building or other structure or Oa iltract of land where gasoline, kerosene or any other motor fuel or lubricating motoor rvgerheiacslees.for operating motor vehicles is dispensed directly to users of
AdUeTvOicMeOsBILE WASH OR AUTOMATIC CAR WASH: A building or structure where mechanical are employed for the purpose of washing motor vehicles.
AUTOMOBILE SERVICES: The repair, rebuilding, or reconditioning of motor vehicles voer hpicalretss. thereof, including collision service, painting and steam cleaning of
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BASEMENT: A story whose whose floor line is below grade at any entrance or exit and exit. ceiling is not more than 5 feet above grade at any such entrance or
BEGINNING OF CONSTRUCTION: The excavation ando/r the incorporation of labor and material within the walls of the building or buildings.
BLOCK: In describing the boundaries of a district the word "block" refers to legal description. In all other cases the word "block" refers to the property abutting on one side of a street between two intersecting streets or a street and a railroad right-of-way or watercourse.
Ohio. The Board of Zoning And Building Appeals of the Village of Granville,
BOARDING OR LODGING HOUSE: A dwelling or part thereof occupied by a single housekeeping unit where meals and lodging are provided for 3 or more persons for compensation by previous arrangement, where no cooking or dining facilities are provided in individual rooms.
BUILDING: Any structure having a roof supported by columns or walls, used or intended to be used for the shelter or enclosure of persons, animals or property. When such a structure is divided into separate parts by one or more unpierced walls extending from the ground up, each part is deemed a separate building, except as regards minimum si deyard requirements as hereinafter pro- vided.
BUILDING, HEIGHT OF: The vertical distance from the average contact with ground level at the front wall of the building to the highest point of the roof.
BUILDING LINE: The frontyard setback; a line established by this Zoning Ordinance, generally parallel with and measured perpendicularly from the front lot line, defining the limits of a front yard in which no building or structure
may be located except as may be provided by this ordinance or district regula- tion, or as established by the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals.
BUSINESS C( OMMERCIAL):A concentration of a wide variety of offices and retail establishments located on or at the intersection of arterial streets as specified by the Master Plan.
CEMETERY: Land used or intended to be used for the burial of the human dead and dedicated for cemetery purposes, including columbariums, crematories, mausoleums and mortuaries if operated in connection with, and within the boundaries of, such cemetery.
CITY/ VILLAGE: The municipal corporation of Granville, Licking County, Ohio.
CITY BUILDING INSPECTOR: The Building Inspector of the Village of Granville who is also the Zoning Inspector for purposes of this ordinance.
CLINIC: A place used for the care, diagnosis and treatment of sick, ailing, infirm and injured persons and those who are in need of medical or surgical attention, but who are not provided with board or room nor kept overnight on the premises.
CONDITIONAL USE: A use which more intensely affects the surrounding area in which it is located than permitted uses in the same zoning district. A conditional use permit shall be granted if upon review of the site plan the Development Commission determines that all criteria stated in Article 13 of this ordinance have been met.
COMMISSION: The Development Commission of the Village of Granville, Ohio.
CONVALESCENT HOME: A home designed for the care of patients after they leave the hospital but before they are released from observation and treatment.
COUNCIL: The Council of the Village of Granville, Ohio.
COURT: An open unoccupied and unobstructed space, other than a yard, on the same lot with a building or group of buildings.
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DENSITY: A unit of measurement; the number of dwelling units per acre of land.
a) Gross Density -The number of dwelling units per acre of land
to be developed; that is, including that area in publicly
dedicated land.
b) Net Density The number of dwelling units per acre of land
exclusive of that area in publicly dedicated land.
DISTRICT: All properties of the same use, height and area classification
which adjoin or are continuous without intervening property or another classification and regardless of any street, alley, easement or reserve that
may intervene, shall constitute a "district".Separate districts include the
Village District, the Community Service District, the Suburban Residential
District, the Open Space District, the University District and the Planned
Districts as indicated by the official zoning map. For detailed definition,
see the statement of purpose of each respective district.
DWELLING UNIT: Space, within a building, comprising living, dining, sleeping
room or rooms, storage closets, as well as space and equipment bathing, for cooking, and toilet facilities, all used by only one family and its household employees.
DWELLING, SINGLEF- AMILY: A building consisting of a single dwelling unitonly, separated from other dwelling units by open space.
DWELLING, TWOF-AMILY: A building consisting of two dwelling units which may be either attached side by side or one above the other, and each unit having either a separate or combined entrance or entrances.
DWELLING, MULTI-FAMILY: A building consisting of three or more dwelling units including condominiums with varying arrangements of entrances and party walls.
Multi-family housing may include public housing and industrialized units.
DWELLING, INDUSTRIALIZED UNIT: An assembly of materials or products compris- ing' all or part of a total structure which, when constructed, is selfsufficient
or substantially self-sufficient and when installed, constitutes a dwelling unit, except for necessary preparations for its placement.
DWELLING, MOBILE HOME: A detached dwelling unit designed to be transported on highways, and when arriving at the site for placement involving only minor and incidental unpacking, assembling, and connection operations, but which involves no substantial reconstruction which would render the unit unfit as a csoucnhveyraenccoensotnrutchteionhigihswuanyd. erTtahkeeun.nit shall be considered as real property if
EASEMENT: An interest in land owned by another that entitles its holder to a specific limited use or enjoyment.
ESSENTIAL SERVICES: The erection, construction, alteration or maintenance, by public utilities or municipal or other government agencies, of underground surface or overhead gas, electrical, steam or water transmission or distribu- tion systems, collection, communications, supply or disposal systems, including poles, wires, mains, drains, sewers, pipes, conduits, cables, fire alarm boxes, police call boxes, traffic signals, hydrants, and other similar equipment and accessories in connection therewith, reasonably necessary for the furnishing of adequate service by such public utilities or municipal or other governmental agencies or for the public health or safety or general welfare, but not includ- ing buildings.
FAMILY: One or more persons related by blood, adoption, or marriage, living ando/r cooking together as a single housekeeping unit, exclusive of household servants. A number of persons but not exceeding two (2) living ando/r cooking together as a single housekeeping unit though not related by blood, adoption, or marriage shall be deemed to constitute a family.
FLOOD PLAIN: That land, includjng the floodway fringe and the floodway, subject to inundation by the regional or "100-year" flood.
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FLOOD: "Refer to Flood Plain Regulations".
FLOODWAY FRINGE: "Refer to Flood Plain Regulations".
FLOODWAY: Refer to Flood Plain Regulations".
GARAGE OR CARPORT, PRIVATE: A detached principal building accessory building or a portion of the self- used by the occupants of the premises for the storage of propelled vehicles or trailers.
GARAGE, PUBLIC: A structure or portion thereof, other than a private garage, used for the storage, sale, hire, care, repair or refinishing of self-pro- pelled vehicles or trailers.
HOME OCCUPATION: Any home occupation conducted in a dwelling unit by aresident occupant. (Refer to Home Occupation Regulations).
infirm, or
A place used for the care, diagnosis and treatment of sick, ailing, injured persons, and those who are in need of medical and surgical but who are provided with board or room or kept overnight on the
HOTEL MOTEL AND APARTMENT HOTEL: A building in which lodging or boarding and lodging are provided and offered to the public for compensation. As such it is open to the public in contradistinction to a boarding house, roominghouse, lodging house, fraternity, sorority, or dormitory which is separately defined.
INDUSTRY: Storage, repair, manufacture, preparation or treatment of any article, substance or commodity.
JUNK OR SALVAGE YARD: A place where waste, discarded or salvaged materials are bought, sold, exchanged, baled, packed, disassembled or handled, including auto wrecking yards, house wrecking yards, used lumber yards and places oryards for storage of salvaged house wrecking and structural steel materials and equip- ment; but not including such places where such uses are conducted entirely within a completely enclosed building, and not including pawn shops and estab- lishments for the sale, purchase or storage of used furniture and household equipment, used cars in operable condition, or salvaged materials incidental to manufacturing operations.
KENNEL OR CATTERY: Any lot or premises on which four (4) or more domesticated abnreimda, lsbomarodreedt,han four (4) months of age are either commercially housed, groomed, trained or sold.
LAND USE PLAN: The long-range plan for the desirable use of land in the Village of Granville as officially adopted and as amended from time to time by the Village Development Commission; the purpose of such plan being, among other things, to serve as a guide in the zoning and progressive changes in the zoning of land to meet the changing needs, in the subdividing and use of undeveloped land, and in the acquisition of rightso- f-way or sites for public purpose such as streets, parks, schools and public buildings.
LIGHT INDUSTRIAL: Industrial activities which are generally free of nuisance from noise, dust, smoke, odor, or vibration.
PLANNED INDUSTRIAL: Coordination and integration of industrial uses designed as separate elements of one specific site layout.
LOADING SPACE: An off-street space or berth on the same lot with a building or contiguous to a group of buildings for temporary parking of a commercial vehicle while loading or unloading merchandise or materials.
LOT: A division of land separated from other divisions for purpose of sale, Tanedas-eboounr dsse. parate use, described on a recorded subdivision plat, or by metes
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LOT, CORNER: A lot located at the intersection of two or more streets. A lot
abutting on a curved street or streets or streets shall be considered a corner
lot if the side lot lines to the foremost depth of the lot meet at an interior
angle of less than 135 degrees. Irrespective of building orientation, on a
corner lot the setback for the front yard for that use shall apply to all sides
of a lot having a frontage on publicly-dedicated right-of-ways.
LOT COVERAGE: The ratio of enclosed ground floor area of all buildings lot to the horizontally on a projected area of the lot, expressed as a percentage.
FRONT, LOT LINE: The lot line separating an interior lot from the street
right-of-way upon which it abuts or the shortest lot line of a corner lot which
abuts upon a street right-of-way. Unless the context clearly indicates the
contrary, it shall be construed as synonymous with street right-of-way line.
subdivision reco
described by met
front lot line.
a) Lot Depth-The mean horizontal distance of a lot
measured between the front and rear lot lines.
b) Lot Width -The width of a lot at the building setback
line measured at right angles to its depth.
A OF: A lot which is part of the original Village Plat or a rded in the office of the county recorder, or a lot or parcel
es and bounds, the description of which has been so recorded.
That lot line which is opposite and furthest removed from the
In such a lot where the side lot lines meet to the rear of
the lot, or where the rear lot line is less than ten (10) feet, the minimum
rear yard shall be computed from the point of intersection of the side lot
lines on an imaginary line that is at equal angles from each side lot line.
In the case of a corner lot, the rear lot line is opposite and most further
removed from the front lot line of least dimension.
MANUFACTURING: See Industrial.
MINERIAL: Any material quarried, mined or otherwise extracted from the earth
which is intended to be used as a commercial product.
MOBILE HOME: See Dwelling, Mobile Home.
MOBILE HOME PARK: Any site, or tract of land under single ownership, upon which two or more mobile homes used for habitation are parked, either free of charge or for revenue purposes; including any roadway, building, structure, vehicle, or enclosure used or intended for use as a part of the facilities of such park.
NONC-ONFORMING USE: The use of land or a building, or a portion thereof, which does not conform with the use regulations of the district in which it is
situated (see Section 1 of Non-Conforming Uses).
for the growing of storage
be 6ffered for retail sale
gardening or landscaping.
A space including accessory buildings or structures
of live trees, shrubs, or plant materials which may
on the premises, including products used for
NURSERY D( AY CARE CENTER):A facility which temporarily assumes responsibility for children in their parent' s absence.
NURSING HOME: To include convalescent and extended care facilities, an estab- lishment which specializes in providing necessary services to those unable to be responsible for themselves.
OPEN SPACE: That part of a zoning lot, including courts or yards, which is open and unobstructed from its lowest level to the sky, accessible to all tenants upon the zoning lot. Open space shall also mean unique, natural scenic land areas and land areas that are characterized by a rural quality having an absence of development or as defined by surrounding development.
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PARKING AREA, PRIVATE: An open area for the same uses as private garage.
PARKING AREA, PUBLIC: An open area, other than a street or other used public way, for the parking of automobiles and available to the public whether for a fee, free or as an accommodation for clients or customers.
PARKING SPACE: A permanently surfaced area not less than 200 square feet,
either within a structure or in the open, exclusive of driveways or access drives, for the parking of one motor vehicle.
PERMITTED USE: A class of specific uses of land ando/r structures which is allowed by right within a designed zoning district, given conformance to site
development and other criteria as specified within this Ordinance.
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: Research, development and testing related to such fields
as chemical, pharmaceutical, medical, electrical, transportation, and engineer- ing. All research, testing and development shall be carried on within entirely
enclosed buildings, and no noise, smoke, glare, vibration, or odor shall be
detected outside of said building.
ROOMING HOUSE: A dwelling occupied by an owner or a duly authorized agent of
an owner and three or more rent-paying persons.
SCHOOL, ELEMENTARY AND HIGH: An institution of learning which offers instruc- tions in the several branches of learning and study required to be taught in the schools by the applicable laws of the State of Ohio. High Schools include junior and senior grades.
SIGN: Any device designated to inform or attract the attention of persons not onthe premises on which such device is located. (See "Sign Regulations" herein contained).
STABLE, COMMERCIAL: A stable for horses, donkeys, mules or ponies which are let, hired, used or boarded on a commercial basis and for compensation.
STABLE, PRIVATE: An accessory building for the keeping of horses, donkeys,
mules, or ponies owned by the occupant of the premises and not kept for remuneration, hire or sale.
STANDARD, PERFORMANCE: A criterion established in the interest of protecting the public health and safety for the control of noise, odor, smoke, noxious
ginases and other objectionable or dangerous elements generated by and inherent or incidental to land use.
STORY: That portion of a building, included between the surface of any floor and the surface of the floor next above it, or, i f there be no floor above it, then the space between the floor and the ceiling next above it.
STREETT/HOROUGHFARE: A public or private way for the purposes of vehicular travel, including the entire area within the right-of-way.
STRUCTURE: Anything constructed, the use of wich requires permanent location
gonrouthned.ground, or attachment to something having a permanent location on the
such as walls, columns,
Any change in the structural members of a building,
beams or girders.
YARD: A required open space other than a court unoccupied and unobstructed by any structure or portion of a structure from three (3) feet above the general ground level of the graded lot upward; provided, accessories, orna- ments and furniture may be permitted in any yard, subject to height limita- tions and requirements limiting obstruction of visibility.
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YARD,FRONT: A yard extending between side lot lines across the
front lot line to the front of the principal building.
YARD,REAR: A yard extending between side lot lines across the
rear of a lot and from the rear lot line to the rear of the
principal building.
YARD,SIDE: A yard extending from the principal building to the
side lot line on both sides of the principal building lines between the establishing the front and rear yards.
ZONING INSPECTOR: The Zoning or Building Inspector of the Village of Granville, or his authorized representative.
ZONING MAP: The Zoning Map of the Village of Granville, together with all amendments subsequently adopted.
ZONING CERTIFICATE: A document issued by the Village Manager authorizing buildings, structures or uses consistent with the terms of this Ordinance and for the purpose of carrying out anf enforcing its provisions.
Section II:
Section III:
Section IV:
Passed this
Clerk of Council
Approved as to form:
Existing Article 4 of Ordinance No. 16-76 is hereby repealed.
It is found and determined that all formal actions of this
Council concerning and relating to the adoption of this
Ordinance were adopted in an open meeting of this Council,
and that all deliberations of this Council and of any of
its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all
legal requirements including Section 2. 09 of the Granville Village Charter.
This Ordinance shall be effective from and after the
earliest date allowed by law.

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