Zoning Ordinance

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Title 20 of the Chino Municipal Code is the City's Zoning Ordinance. The purpose of the Zoning Ordinance is to designate, regulate and restrict the location and use of buildings, structures and land for agricultural, residential, commercial, and industrial uses; to regulate and limit the height, number of stories and size of buildings and other structures erected or altered; regulate and limit the density of population; and for said purpose to divide the City into zones of such number, shape and area as may be deemed best suited to carry out these regulations. The Zoning Ordinance is divided into chapters, as follows:

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Chapter 20.01 - Purpose and Effect of the Zoning Code
Chapter 20.02 - Interpretation of the Zoning Code
Chapter 20.03 - Zoning Districts and Zoning Map
Chapter 20.04 - Residential Zoning Districts
Chapter 20.05 - Mixed Use Zoning Districts
Chapter 20.06 - Commercial Zoning Districts
Chapter 20.07 - Industrial Zoning Districts
Chapter 20.08 - Agriculture, Open Space, and Public Zoning Districts
Chapter 20.09 - Overlay Districts
Chapter 20.10 - Standards for All Development and Land Uses
Chapter 20.11 - Accessory Structures
Chapter 20.12 - Temporary Uses and Structures
Chapter 20.13 - Small Lot Residential Subdivisions
Chapter 20.14 - Residential Density Bonuses
Chapter 20.15 - Measure M General Plan Initiative
Chapter 20.16 - Right to Farm
Chapter 20.17 - Design Standards
Chapter 20.18 - Parking
Chapter 20.19 - Landscaping
Chapter 20.20 - Nonconforming Uses, Structures, and Parcels
Chapter 20.21 - Standards for Specific Land Uses
Chapter 20.22 - Telecommunication Facilities
Chapter 20.23 - Administration
Chapter 20.24 - Glossary

Zoning districts establish allowed uses and development standards for each zoning district. In order to see the Development Standards or allowed uses, click on the district in which you wish to view or you may visit the Planning Division. In addition, the zoning is mapped on the City's Official Zoning Map which is on display at the Planning Division counter and can also be accessed by clicking here.

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