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Chapter 13 Article 07 Establishment of Zones

Section 13-7-01 Zone Classification.

For the purposes of this Ordinance, the City of Rock Springs, Wyoming, shall be divided shall be divided into the following districts:

O-1Open Space/Unclassified Zone

R-E Rural Estates Planned Unit Development Zone

R-1Low Density Residential Zone

R-2Low Density Residential Zone

R-3Medium Density Residential Zone

R-4Medium Density Residential Zone

R-5High Density Residential Zone

R-6Manufactured Home Residential Zone

B-1Neighborhood Business Zone

B-2Community Business Zone

B-3Central Business District Zone

B-R Business Residential Zone

I-1Light Industrial Zone

1-2Heavy Industrial Zone

F-1Floodway Overlay Zone

F-2Flood Plain Overlay Zone

PUDPlanned Unit Development Overlay Zone

The boundaries of the above zones are hereby established as shown on a map entitled "Zone Map of Rock Springs, Wyoming," which has been recommended and certified by the Rock Springs' City Council with the signature of the Mayor affixed thereto and is hereby made a part of this Ordinance. (Ord. No. 09-04, 2-3-2009).

Section 13-7-02 Interpretation of Zone Boundaries.

Where uncertainty exists with respect to any of the boundaries of the zones as shown on the Zone Map, the following rules shall apply:
(i)Where zone boundaries are indicated as approximately following the center lines of street, highway, or railroad rights-of-way or such lines extended, such center lines or such lines extended shall be construed to be such boundaries.
(ii)Where zone boundaries are indicated as approximately following the corporate limit line of the City, such corporate limit line shall be construed to be such boundaries.
(iii) Where zone boundaries are indicated as approximately following property lines or such lines extended, such property lines or such lines extended shall be construed to be such boundaries.
(iv) Where zone boundaries are indicated as approximately following the center line of stream beds or river beds, such center lines or such lines extended shall be construed to be such boundaries.
(v)No zone boundary line shall hereinafter be established to divide one lot into two or more zones unless the size of the lot in question is such that division is determined to be essential by the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council.





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