Chapter 10.14 - Industrial/Manufacturing District


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CHAPTER 10.14

INDUSTRIAL/MANUFACTURING DISTRICT 
 

Sections: 
 

10.14.010 Purpose

10.14.020 Schedule of Uses

10.14.030 Area, Width, Frontage, Yard and Coverage Standards

10.14.040 Site Development Standards

10.14.050 Vehicular Circulation and Parking

10.14.060 Sign Regulations 
 
 

    10.14.010 Purpose  
     

The purpose of this zone is to provide areas in the City for manufacturing/industrial uses 
 

10.14.020 Schedule of Uses 
 

For a schedule of Permitted and Conditional Uses for the Industrial/Manufacturing Zone refer to Chapter 10.09 of this Title.  
 

10.14.030 Area, Width, Frontage, Yard and Coverage Standards 
 

  1. Minimum Lot Area:  The minimum lot size for a lot in the Manufacturing/Industrial zone shall be one (1) acre.
  2. Minimum lot width: The minimum Lot width for a lot in the Manufacturing/Industrial Zone shall be ?
  3. Height Standards:
 
  1. For buildings and structures adjacent to public or private streets, the maximum height at the minimum building setback line shall be 20 feet.  Buildings and structures exceeding 20 feet in height shall be setback one additional foot for each foot of height over 20 feet.
  2. For buildings and structures sharing a common boundary with existing or proposed residential areas, the minimum building setback from such areas shall be increased two feet for each foot of height over 20 feet. 
 
  1. Setback Standard: The following table and figure depict the required minimum setback for the Agricultural zone
 
    1. Minimum building setback from all public or private streets shall be 25 feet.  On public streets, setback shall be measured from the right-of-way line.  On private streets functioning as main thoroughfares, not parking access aisles, setback shall be measured from top back of curb, or if sidewalk is existing or proposed, from edge of sidewalk.
    2. The minimum building setback may be reduced by five feet if the setback area incorporates landscape berming over two feet in height.
    3. Parking shall not be allowed within the minimum (25 feet or less) setback area, except as provided in (4) below, and such areas shall be permanently landscaped.
    4. Where a site is located adjacent to a public or private street which contains a privately maintained and landscaped median at least 10 feet in width, parking may be allowed within 10 feet of such street.  The 10-foot separation between the parking and curb, gutter or sidewalk shall be completely landscaped, exclusive of access drives, with a minimum of lawn and one tree for each 300 square feet
    5. Manufacturing/Industrial development sharing a common boundary with existing or proposed residential uses shall maintain a minimum 20-foot setback from such residential areas for all structures and storage areas.  Such setback areas shall contain a minimum six-foot high masonry wall located on the property line, and one five-foot high coniferous tree per 300 square feet as a minimum standard. 
 

10.14.040 Site Development Standards 
 

  1. Site development shall conform in all respects to Chapter 10.20 of this Title.
  2. Landscaping:
 
    1. The required five (5) percent minimum landscaping shall be located in full or in part within the required minimum setbacks from streets and residential areas.
    2. Landscaping shall also be used, in conjunction with walls and fences, to screen trash containers and other outside storage areas from public view.
    3. All landscaping required by this Chapter shall include a sprinkler irrigation system and shall be perpetually maintained by the owner or lessee.  Failure to maintain required landscaping in a condition substantially similar to its original approved condition shall subject the owner or lessee to a fine of up to $100 per day, and/or revocation of business license, if, within 10 days after the mailing of such notice, the violation is not brought into compliance.
 
  1. Manufacturing/Industrial development sharing a common boundary with existing or proposed residential uses:
 
  1. The required minimum six-foot high concrete or masonry wall shall be constructed concurrently with the foundation of the proposed building.
  2. No proposed manufacturing use shall be constructed which will allow a direct view into the rear yard of a residential use.
  3. Loading docks shall be located a minimum of 100 feet from an existing or proposed residential use.  Such loading docks shall incorporate screening whether in the form of landscaping or wing walls.
 

10.14.050 Vehicular Circulation and Parking 
 

  1. Parking for each use shall conform to Chapter 10.22 of this Title.
  2. On a corner lot, no curb cut shall be located closer than 40 feet to the curb line intersection of streets.
  3. Curb cuts shall not be located closer than 20 feet to a side or rear lot line, and the distance between separate curb cuts serving adjacent land uses shall not be less than 40 feet, unless one or more of the following circumstances apply:
 
    1. A common curb cut serves adjacent land uses;
    2. Curb cuts cannot meet separation standards due to narrow lot frontage;
    3. Curb cuts cannot meet separation standards due to location of existing cuts on adjacent lots; or
    4. A professional traffic engineer, after preparing a traffic study, recommends that curb cuts be located closer to interior lot lines in order to maintain a safe distance from street intersections.
 
  1. An industrial lot or industrial complex with less than 300 feet of frontage shall have no more than two curb cuts on any single right-of-way.  One additional curb cut may be allowed for each additional 300 feet of frontage on a single right-of-way.  Curb cuts shall have a minimum distance of 40 feet between them.
 

10.14.060 Sign Regulations 
 

The height, size and location of the following permitted signs shall be in accordance with the regulations set forth in Chapter 10.23 Sign Regulations