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Commercial and industrial setbacks have many variables depending on the zoning district and the zoning of the adjacent property. Please refer to the landscape and buffering section of the code of ordinances (Chapter 157). For commercial P.U.D. requirements you need to refer to the Development Order for the individual P.U.D. You may review the zoning of a property or retrieve the Development Order for a property by visiting the Interactive Zoning and Land Use Lookup Web Map.
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You can navigate through the City's interactive Future Land Use (FLU) and Zoning Look-up tool. If you require more information, please call staff at 407-585-1369.
You can have a home-based business with a registered Business Tax Receipt. You must be a licensed business or corporation, and meet the requirements of 154.81 Home-Based Business Conditions, Limitations, and Restrictions and Florida Statute 559.955. . For further information contact the Deputy City Clerk at 407-585-1415.
We do not have property surveys on file. We have the section maps that are produced by the County Tax Assessor's office, and we have copies of the subdivision plats, which you are welcome review at our offices. You will need to hire a surveyor to get a proper survey of your property. Usually, surveys are required as part of the mortgage package when homes are purchased.
If you wish to review a digital version of your subdivision plat, visit the Seminole County Property Appraiser website. After entering your address, you will be taken to a screen with your property information. There is a row titled "Subdivision Name". Next to that is a link that will take you to a digital version of the plat of your subdivision. For additional assistance, contact Chris Carson, Senior Planner, at 407-585-1369.
The City's entire Land Development Code (LDC) can be found by visiting the American Legal Publishing Corporation website. Permitted uses can be found by navigating to Chapter 154.
The Impervious Surface Ratio (ISR) is the portion of a lot that is covered by impenetrable materials, such as concrete. The ISR is dictated by the Future Land Use designation of a property. The table shows the permitted ISR for each Future Land Use designation:
It depends on the zoning classification, call 407-585-1369.
The different requirements. e.g. minimum lot size, landscaping, building height, setbacks, open space etc. have been negotiated via a Development Order or Development Agreement as part of the review process.
Swimming pools can go to within 10 feet of the rear lot line, and pool enclosures to within 3 feet of the rear lot line in the regular residential zoning districts. The side setback must be maintained; however, it may not interfere with use of easements.
Note: Subdivisions with a P.U.D classification may have different rules, call 407-585-1369 for further information.