CHAPTER XVI. ZONING AND PLANNINGCHAPTER XVI. ZONING AND PLANNING\ARTICLE 2. ZONING REGULATIONS

There are hereby incorporated by reference as if set out fully herein, the zoning regulations adopted by the governing body of the City of St. John, Kansas, as prepared by the city and consisting of Ordinance Nos. 1007 and 1015 and entitled, “Zoning Regulations of the City of St. John, Kansas.”  No fewer than three copies of the zoning regulations, marked “Official Copy as Incorporated by Ordinance No. 824” and to which there shall be a published copy of this section attached, shall be filed with the city clerk to be open for inspection and available to the public at all reasonable business hours. Said zoning regulations have been subsequently amended by Ordinance No. 1040.

(Ord. 824; Code 1991; Ord. 1007; Ord. 1015; Code 2015; Ord. 1040)

There are further herein incorporated by reference and adopted an Officia1 Zoning Map dated September 26, 2011 delineating the boundaries of zoning districts and the classification of such districts which map shall be marked “Official copy of zoning district map incorporated into zoning regulations by adoption of Ordinance No. 1007 by the Governing Body of the City of St. John on the 6th day of December, 2011” and filed with the Zoning Administrator to be open for inspection and available to the public at all reasonable business hours. Said zoning map has been subsequently amended by Ordinance No. 1041.

(Ord. 824; Code 1991; Ord. 1007; Code 2015; Ord. 1041)

The zoning regulations and map herein adopted by reference shall govern all use of land and the location of buildings and other structures within the city, placed thereon as herein provided from the effective date of Ordinance No. 824. 

(Ord. 824, Sec. 4)

The owner of agent of a building or premises in or upon which a violation of any provision of the zoning regulations herein adopted by reference has been committed, or shall exist, or the lessee or tenant of an entire building or entire premises in or upon which a violation has been committed or shall exist, or the agent, architect, building contractor, or any other person who commits, takes part, or assists in any violation, or who maintains any building or premises in or upon which a violation has been committed or shall exist, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $200 for each offense.  Each and every day that such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense and in case any structure is erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered, repaired, converted, or maintained, or any structure or land is used in violation of these regulations, the appropriate authorities of the city, in addition to other remedies, may institute injunction, mandamus, or other appropriate action or proceedings to prevent such unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, conversion, maintenance, or use, or to correct or abate such violation, or to prevent the occupancy of such building, structure or land. 

(Ord. 824, Sec. 6)