ARTICLE V. ZONING MAP AND ZONING CHANGES

Sec. 17‑62. Zoning map adopted.

(a) Use and area districts established. For the purposes of this code, the town of Indialantic is hereby divided into use districts as provided for and enumerated in section 17-63 of this code.

(b) Maps and boundaries. The boundaries of these districts are hereby established as shown on a map on file in the office of the town clerk, which map, with all explanatory matter thereon, shall be deemed to accompany, be, and is hereby made a part of this code. Said map shall be known as the official zoning map of the town of Indialantic, Florida.

(c) The official zoning map shall be identified by the signature of the mayor, attested by the town clerk, and bearing the seal of the town under the following words: “This is to certify that this is the Official Zoning Map referred to Ordinance Number 91-12 of the Town of Indialantic Florida” and dated April 16, 1991.

(d) If, in accordance with the provisions of this code, changes are made in district boundaries or other matter portrayed on the official zoning map, such changes shall be made on the official zoning map promptly after the amendment has been approved by the town council. A zoning number and an ordinance number shall be given to each change and a file of such changes kept by the town clerk.

(e) No zoning changes shall be made on the official zoning map or matter shown thereon except in conformity with the procedures set forth in this code. Any unauthorized change of whatever kind by any person or persons shall be considered a violation of this code and subject to penalties as provided herein.

(f) Regardless of the existence of purported copies of the official zoning map which may from time to time be made or published, the official zoning map shall be stored in a secure location in town hall, or the records of the town clerk, when not in use and readily available to the public. The official zoning map adopted hereby shall be the final authority as to the current zoning status of land in the town.

(g) Replacement of official zoning map. In the event that the official zoning map becomes damaged, destroyed, lost, or difficult to interpret because of the nature or number of changes and additions, the town council may by resolution adopt a new official zoning map which shall supersede the prior official zoning map. The new official zoning map may correct drafting or other errors or omissions in the prior official zoning map, but no such correction shall have the effect of amending the original zoning map or any subsequent amendment thereof. The new official zoning map shall be identified by the signature of the mayor attested by the following words; “This is to certify that this Official Zoning Map supersedes and replaces the Official Zoning Map adopted April 16, 1991 as part of Ordinance No. 91-12 of the Town of Indialantic, Florida. This replacement map was adopted on [insert date of adoption] by Resolution No. [insert resolution number].” Unless the prior official zoning map has been lost, or has been totally destroyed, the prior map or any significant parts thereof remaining, shall be preserved together with all available records pertaining to its adoption or amendment.(Code 1962, 28‑43, Ord. No. 91-12, 1, 4-16-91)

Sec. 17‑63. Districts; division of town into; enumeration.

For the purpose of this chapter the town is divided into eight [eleven] classes of districts:

(1) “R‑1A” Single‑Family Residence Districts.

(2) “R‑1B” Single‑Family Residence Districts.

(3) “R‑2” Duplex Residence Districts.

(4) “R‑3” Multi‑Family Residence Districts.

(5) “R‑P” Residential‑Professional Districts.

(6) “C” Commercial Districts.

(7) “C‑1” Restricted Commercial Districts.

(8) “T” Tourist Districts.

(9) “CH” Church Districts.

[(10)”SC” Shopping Center Districts.]

(11) “C‑2” Commercial Districts.

(Code 1962, 28‑44; Ord. No. 162, 2, 9‑17‑74; Ord. No. 86‑11, 2, 4‑15‑86)

Sec. 17‑64. Classification of annexed territory.

All territory which may be annexed to the town shall be auto­matically classified in the “R‑1A” Residence District until oth­erwise classified by amendment to the zoning map.

(Code 1962, 28‑45)

Sec. 17‑65. Classification of unclassified areas.

If any property in the town is not shown on the zoning map as being in a zoning district, such property shall be classified in the “R‑1A” Single‑Family Residence District until otherwise classi­fied by amendment to the zoning map.

(Code 1962, 28‑46)

Sec. 17‑66. Classification of riparian areas.

(1) All riparian areas within the corporate limits of the town which are not shown as included within any district shall be subject to all the regulations of the district immediately adjacent thereto.

(2) If the riparian area adjoins two (2) or more districts, the boundaries of each district shall be construed to extend into the water area until they intersect the boundaries of other districts. (Code 1962, 28‑47)

Sec. 17‑67. Interpretation of boundaries.

Unless otherwise indicated on the zoning map, the boundaries of zoning districts shall be the lot lines, the centerlines of streets, street rights‑of‑way, alleys, the corporate limits of the town or other geographical or topographical features. Where uncertainty exists as to the boundaries of any district shown on the zoning map, the following rules shall apply:

(1) Where district boundaries are indicated as approximately following street lines, alley lines or lot lines, such lines shall be construed to be the boundaries.

(2) In unsubdivided property or where a district boundary divides a lot equally, the location of such boundary, unless it is indicated by dimensions, shall be determined by use of the scale appearing on the map.

(3) Where a district boundary divides the area of a lot unequally, the district classification and regulations of the larger portion shall apply to the remaining smaller portion of the lot.

(4) Where any public street or alley is hereafter officially vacated or abandoned, the regulations applicable to each parcel of abutting property shall apply to that portion of such street or alley added thereto by virtue of such vacation or abandonment. (Code 1962, 28‑48)

Sec. 17‑68. Zoning amendments; initiating.

Amendments to this chapter and proposed changes in the zoning map may be initiated in any one or more of the following ways:

(1) By the town council, on its own initiative.

(2) Upon recommendation to the town council by any town committee or board, or by any resident or group of residents submitted through the zoning board.

(Code 1962, 28-49)

Sec. 17-69. Hearing on amendment.

(1) The town council shall hold a public hearing before adoption of any proposed amendment to this chapter or proposed change in the zoning map.

(2) Notice of the time and place of such a hearing shall be published, at least fifteen (15) days and not more than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing, in a newspaper of general circulation in the town, and a copy shall be posted in the town hall.

(3) Where the proposed amendment changes the boundary of an existing zone or revises the classification of an existing zone, all property owners within five hundred (500) feet of property proposed for change shall receive written courtesy notice of such change. The failure to receive this notice shall not affect any action or proceeding taken hereunder. (Code 1962, 28-50)

Sec. 17-70. Re-applications for amendments.

After the town council shall have passed on an amendment to the provisions of this chapter or a proposed change in the zoning map, another application for rezoning the same lot or tract of land shall not be considered by the council for a period of six (6) months thereafter. (Code 1962, 28-51)

Secs. 17-71 – 17-80. Reserved.