International Building Codes
Comprehensive Plan Table of Contents
The Grandview Comprehensive Plan establishes the City’s vision for its future, goals to pursue in the achievement of the vision, and policies and strategies to aid in reaching each goal. The Comprehensive Plan includes a Future Land Use Map that establishes ideal land use categories for land throughout the City. The City updates the Plan approximately every ten years to ensure the vision remains valid, to update its policies, and to identify appropriate strategies for reaching its goals. The Plan provides a foundation for all land use decisions made by the City.
Subdivision Ordinance Document
The Subdivision Ordinance is another City law enacted to implement the Comprehensive Plan. The Subdivision Ordinance provides standards for the division of land for the purpose of development or redevelopment.
The general purposes of the subdivision ordinance are to: Protect and promote the public health, safety, convenience, comfort and general welfare; Provide for the orderly growth and harmonious development of the City; Ensure compatibility between land uses and buildings; and Ensure that public facilities, including roads, water, sewer and drainage facilities are adequate to serve the needs of the City’s population.
Zoning Ordinance Table of Contents | Document
The Zoning Ordinance is a City law used to implement the Comprehensive Plan and provide for the public health, safety, and welfare by regulating the location of and relationship between various land uses. It delineates the boundaries for zoning districts which regulate land development and use, population density, lot coverage and setbacks, and the bulk of structures. The Zoning Ordinance also establishes standards for parking, landscaping, signs, and contains regulations for specific uses. The ordinance contains the procedures for decision making followed by the Planning Commission, the Board of Aldermen, the Zoning Board of Adjustment, and the Historic Preservation Commission.