City of Bonne Terre, MO
St. Francois County
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[CC 2001 §§17.16.010 — 17.16.020; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.030, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Purpose. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations of the "A-1" Agricultural District. This district is intended to provide a location for the land situated on the fringe of the urban area, within the jurisdictional limits of the City, that is used for agricultural purposes, but will be undergoing urbanization in the foreseeable future. Therefore, the agricultural uses and activities should not be detrimental to urban land uses. It is not intended that this district provide a location for a lower standard of residential, commercial or industrial development than is authorized in other districts. The types of uses, area and intensity of use of land which is authorized in this district is designed to encourage and protect any agricultural uses until urbanization is warranted and the appropriate changes in district classifications are made.
B. 
Use Regulations.
1. 
Agricultural uses and their accessory structures, as defined earlier. No building permits shall be required for such structures. Farmhouses, limited to one (1) house per farmsite;
2. 
Accessory buildings and accessory uses customarily incidental to the above uses and not involving the conduct of a business, including one (1) private garage or carport when located behind the front lot line and not less than five (5) feet from any other street line or property line;
3. 
Temporary buildings for uses incidental to construction work, which building shall be removed upon occupancy of the completed structure or completion or abandonment of the construction work, whichever occurs first;
4. 
Bulletin boards and signs not exceeding ten (10) square feet in area appertaining to the lease, hire or sale of a building or premises, which boards or signs shall be removed as soon as the premises are leased, hired or sold. Church bulletin boards may not exceed twenty (20) square feet. All signs shall be located on the same lot as the main building and not less than ten (10) feet from any property line;
5. 
Churches or similar places of worship with accessory structures, upon approval of required special use permit;
6. 
Public schools and institutions of higher learning, upon approval of required special use permit;
7. 
Public parks, public playgrounds, athletic fields and recreational areas operated by membership organizations for the benefit of their members and not for gain, upon approval of required special use permit;
8. 
A cemetery, airport, camp, hospital, sanitarium, correctional institute or institute for the insane;
9. 
Rodeo or fairgrounds.
[CC 2001 §§17.20.010 — 17.20.040; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.040, 6-8-1999; Ord. No. 201201, 3-12-2012]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations of the "R-1" Single-Family Residential District.
B. 
Use Regulations. A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
1. 
Detached single-family dwellings. In the case of any residential home for physically handicapped persons (group home), the exterior appearance of the home and property shall be in reasonable conformance with the general neighborhood standards as provided by State law and no such home shall be located within two thousand five hundred (2,500) feet of another group home and shall be eleemosynary or not-for-profit in nature;
2. 
Publicly owned or operated parks, playgrounds, community buildings, museums, libraries or art galleries and public facilities including police and fire stations;
3. 
Golf courses, except miniature golf courses, and driving ranges operated for commercial purposes;
4. 
Public schools or private schools having a curriculum similar to that ordinarily given in a public school, including religious instruction in parochial schools;
5. 
Churches and similar places of worship, fraternal organization and other private clubs, with special use permit only;
6. 
Home occupations, as defined earlier;
7. 
Accessory buildings and accessory uses customarily incidental to the above uses and not involving the conduct of a business, including one (1) private garage or carport when located behind the front lot line and not less than five (5) feet from any other street line or property line;
8. 
Temporary buildings for uses incidental to construction work, which building shall be removed upon occupancy of the completed structure or completion or abandonment of the construction work, whichever occurs first;
9. 
Bulletin boards and signs not exceeding ten (10) square feet in area appertaining to the lease, hire or sale of a building or premises, which boards or signs shall be removed as soon as the premises are leased, hired or sold. Church bulletin boards may not exceed twenty (20) square feet. All signs shall be located on the same lot as the main building and not less than ten (10) feet from any property line;
10. 
Bed and breakfast allowed only with special use permit.
C. 
Parking Regulations. Off-street parking space shall be provided in accordance with the requirements for specific uses set forth in Article IV "Off-Street Parking Requirements" of this Chapter. In addition, no parking of trucks or commercial vehicles, one (1) ton or larger, will be permitted except for making necessary deliveries.
D. 
Height, Area And Lot Size Regulations. In addition to the specific requirements for the "R-1" Single-Family Residential District, all height, area and lot size regulations and exceptions set forth in Article III "Height And Area Regulations, Exceptions And Modifications" of this Chapter, as they apply to uses in the "R-1" Single-Family Residential District, shall be observed.
1. 
Height. The maximum height of buildings permitted shall be as follows:
a. 
Detached single-family dwellings and all buildings other than churches and similar places of worship, thirty-five (35) feet and not over two and one-half (2½) stories.
b. 
Churches and similar places of worship, seventy-five (75) feet for towers or steeples and not more than forty-five (45) feet for the principal building.
2. 
Area. No building or structure shall be erected or enlarged unless the following yards are provided and maintained in connection with such building, structure or enlargement:
a. 
Front yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a front yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet or established building line.
b. 
Side yard. On each lot upon which a dwelling is constructed, there shall be a side yard on each side of not less than ten (10) feet. On lots upon which a church or similar place of worship, community building, museum, library, art gallery, school, fraternal or other private club or other similar building is constructed, there shall be a side yard of not less than thirty (30) feet on each side of the main structure.
c. 
Rear yard. Every lot or parcel of land upon which a building is constructed shall have a rear yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet or twenty percent (20%) of the depth of the lot, whichever is greater, but it need not exceed fifty (50) feet.
3. 
Lot size. The minimum lot size permitted shall be as follows:
a. 
Detached single-family dwellings shall be on a lot having an area of eight thousand five hundred (8,500) square feet and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet. This lot size requirement shall exclude previous platted lots.
b. 
Churches and similar places of worship, community buildings, museums, libraries, art galleries, schools, fraternal and other private clubs and other similar buildings shall be on a lot having an area of not less than one (1) acre and width at the front lot line of not less than one hundred fifty (150) feet.
4. 
Percentage of lot coverage. All buildings, including accessory buildings, shall not cover more than thirty percent (30%) of the area of the lot.
E. 
Front Yard Carports.
1. 
A carport may be added to the front yard of property provided that the carport is open on both sides and one (1) end. At no time can the carport be enclosed.
2. 
No part of the structure shall protrude over sidewalk or street.
3. 
Carport may be constructed of steel, wood frame with metal roof or wood frame with composition shingled roof.
4. 
A building permit must first be obtained and approved by the Building Inspector.
[CC 2001 §§17.24.010 — 17.24.040; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.050, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations of the "R-2" Single-Family Residential District.
B. 
Use Regulations. A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
1. 
Any use permitted in the "R-1" Residential District, to include any restrictions imposed upon such use in the district;
2. 
Attached single-family dwellings, subject to the provisions for site plan review under Article VII "Community Unit Plan And Site Plan Review" of this Chapter; and
3. 
Two-family dwellings, with special use permit only.
C. 
Parking Regulations. Off-street parking space shall be provided in accordance with the requirements for specific uses set forth in Article IV "Off-Street Parking Requirements" of this Chapter. In addition, no parking of trucks or commercial vehicles, one and one-half (1½) ton or larger, will be permitted except for making necessary deliveries.
D. 
Height Area And Lot Regulations. In addition to the specific requirements for the "R-2" Single-Family Residential District, all height, area and lot size regulations and exceptions set forth in Article III "Height And Area Regulations, Exceptions And Modifications" of this Chapter, as they apply to uses in the "R-2" Single-Family District, shall be observed.
1. 
Height. The maximum height of buildings permitted shall be as follows:
a. 
Single-family and two-family dwellings and all buildings other than churches and similar places of worship, thirty-five (35) feet and not over two and one-half (2½) stories.
b. 
Churches and similar places of worship, seventy-five (75) feet for towers and steeples and not more than forty-five (45) feet for the principal building.
2. 
Area. No building or structure shall be erected or enlarged unless the following yards are provided and maintained in connection with such building, structure or enlargement:
a. 
Front yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a front yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet.
b. 
Side yard. On each lot upon which a dwelling is constructed, there shall be a side yard on each side of not less than ten (10) feet. On lots upon which a church or similar place of worship, community building, museum, library, art gallery, school, fraternal or other private club or other similar building is constructed, there shall be a side yard of not less than twenty (20) feet on each side of the main structure.
c. 
Rear yard. Every lot or parcel of land upon which a building is constructed shall have a rear yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet or twenty percent (20%) of the depth of the lot, whichever is greater, but it need not exceed thirty-five (35) feet.
3. 
Lot size. The minimum lot size permitted shall be as follows:
a. 
Detached single-family dwellings shall be on a lot having an average area of not less than eight thousand five hundred (8,500) square feet and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet.
b. 
Two-family dwellings and all other buildings or structures shall be a lot having an area of not less than ten thousand (10,000) square feet.
4. 
Percentage of lot coverage. All buildings, including accessory buildings, shall not cover more than thirty percent (30%) of the area of the lot.
[CC 2001 §§17.28.010 — 17.28.040; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.060, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to this Section, are the regulations of the "R-3" General Residential District.
B. 
Use Regulations. A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
1. 
Detached single-family dwellings;
2. 
Attached single-family dwellings, subject to the provisions for site plan review under Article VII "Community Unit Plan And Site Plan Review" of this Chapter;
3. 
Two-family dwellings;
4. 
Multiple-family dwellings;
5. 
Rooming, boarding or lodging houses require special use permit;
6. 
Nursing, rest or convalescent homes require special use permit;
7. 
Public schools or private schools having a curriculum similar to that ordinarily given in a public school, including religious instruction in parochial schools;
8. 
Churches and similar places of worship, fraternal organizations and other private clubs, excepting those the chief activity of which is a service customarily carried on as a business;
9. 
Child or day care centers;
10. 
Hospital or medical clinic, with special use permit only and excepting animal hospitals or clinics;
11. 
Publicly owned or operated parks, playgrounds, community buildings, museums, libraries or art galleries and public facilities including police and fire stations;
12. 
Accessory buildings and accessory uses, customarily incidental to the above uses and not involving the conduct of a business, including parking garages or carports, storage garages associated with multiple-family dwellings and swimming pools. Parking and storage garages shall be located not less than sixty (60) feet from the front lot line and not less than ten (10) feet from any other street line or a garage constructed as a part of the main building. Swimming pools must meet all yard depth and width requirements, be adequately fenced to prevent access by small children and meet all applicable health and sanitary requirements;
13. 
Temporary buildings for uses incidental to construction work, which buildings shall be removed upon occupancy of the completed structure or completion or abandonment of the construction work, whichever occurs first;
14. 
Bulletin boards and signs not exceeding ten (10) square feet in area appertaining to the lease, hire or sale of a building or premises, which boards or signs shall be removed as soon as the premises are leased, hired or sold. Church bulletin boards may not exceed thirty-two (32) square feet. All signs shall be located on the same lot as the main building and not less than ten (10) feet from any property line;
15. 
Nameplates not exceeding five (5) square feet in area and attached to the wall at the entrance of the building and lighted only with indirect, non-intermittent light.
C. 
Parking Regulations. Off-street parking space shall be provided in accordance with the requirements for specific uses set forth in Article IV "Off-Street Parking Requirements" of this Chapter. In addition, no parking of trucks or commercial vehicles, one (1) ton or larger, will be permitted except for making necessary deliveries.
D. 
Height, Area And Lot Size Regulations. In addition to the specific requirements for the "R-3" General Residential District, all heights, area and lot size regulations and exceptions set forth in Article III "Height And Area Regulations, Exceptions And Modifications" of this Chapter, as they apply to uses in the "R-3" General Residential District, shall be observed.
1. 
Height. The maximum height of buildings permitted shall be as follows:
a. 
Detached single-family dwellings, attached single-family dwellings and two-story dwellings, thirty-five (35) feet and not over two and one-half (2½) stories.
b. 
All other buildings, forty-five (45) feet and not over three (3) stories, except that towers or steeples on churches or similar places of worship may not exceed seventy-five (75) feet.
2. 
Area. No building or structure shall be erected or enlarged unless the following yards are provided and maintained in connection with such building, structure or enlargement:
a. 
Front yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a front yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet.
b. 
Side yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have side yard on each side of not less than six (6) feet, except that all dwellings and any building of three (3) stories shall have a side yard on each side of not less than ten (10) feet.
c. 
Rear yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a rear yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet.
3. 
Lot size. The minimum lot size permitted shall be as follows:
a. 
Detached single-family dwellings shall be on a lot having an average area of not less than eight thousand five hundred (8,500) square feet and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet.
b. 
Two-family dwellings shall be on a lot having an area of not less than ten thousand (10,000) square feet and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet.
c. 
Multiple-family dwellings shall be on a lot having an area of not less than twelve thousand five hundred (12,500) square feet, plus two thousand five hundred (2,500) square feet for each family over three (3) and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet.
d. 
All other uses shall be on a lot having an area of not less than fifteen thousand (15,000) square feet and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet.
4. 
Percentage of lot coverage. All buildings, including accessory buildings, shall not cover more than forty percent (40%) of the area of the lot.
[CC 2001 §§17.32.010 — 17.32.040; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.070, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations for the "MH" Mobile Home Park District.
B. 
Use Regulations. A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
1. 
Mobile homes, in approved mobile home parks providing designated spaces for four (4) or more mobile homes;
2. 
Accessory buildings incidental and subordinate to the use of mobile homes, buildings housing laundromats, etc., and only when such facilities are intended for the use of persons residing within the district;
3. 
One (1) single-family dwelling per mobile home park, solely intended for the residence of the park manager and only when a special use permit therefore has been granted;
4. 
All mobile home parks shall comply with all applicable regulations of the City governing the establishment and operation of mobile home and travel trailer parks.
C. 
Parking Regulations. Off-street parking shall be provided according to the following standards:
1. 
Off-street parking space shall be provided in accordance with the requirements for specific uses set forth in Article IV "Off-Street Parking Requirements" of this Chapter. In addition, no parking of trucks or commercial vehicles, one and one-half (1½) ton or larger, will be permitted except for making necessary deliveries.
2. 
Each mobile home space within a mobile home park shall be provided with two (2) off-driveway parking spaces with not less than four (4) inches of crushed stone or other suitable material on a well compacted surface. Required parking spaces may be included within the lot area required for each mobile home.
D. 
Height, Area And Lot Size Regulations. In addition to the specific requirements for the "MH" Mobile Home Park District, all height, area and lot size regulations and exceptions set forth in Article III "Height And Area Regulations, Exceptions And Modifications" of this Chapter, as they apply to uses in the "MH" Mobile Home Park District, shall be observed.
1. 
Height. The maximum height of buildings or other structures shall be thirty (30) feet and not over two (2) stories.
2. 
Area. No mobile home shall be placed within a mobile home park and no building or structure shall be erected or enlarged, unless the following yards and setbacks are provided and maintained:
a. 
Each mobile home space shall have a width of not less than forty (40) feet.
b. 
Each mobile home or other principal structure shall be located not less than twenty (20) feet from any other mobile home or principal structure.
c. 
Mobile homes shall be located not less than thirty (30) feet from the exterior boundary of the mobile home park or a bounding street right-of-way. Accessory buildings and all other structures shall be located not less than forty (40) feet from the exterior boundary of the mobile home park or a bounding street right-of-way.
3. 
Lot size. The minimum area for a mobile home park and the minimum lot size permitted for mobile homes and other structures shall be as follows:
a. 
Each mobile home park shall contain a minimum area of not less than fifteen thousand (15,000) square feet and a width at the front lot line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet.
b. 
Each mobile home in a mobile home park shall occupy a designated space having at least the following minimum area:
Length of Mobile Home Unit
Minimum Designated Space
Up to 50 feet
3,500 square feet
50 to 60 feet
4,000 square feet
Over 60 feet
4,500 square feet
E. 
License Fee. The annual license fee per mobile home park shall be fifty dollars ($50.00). These fees shall be due and payable on or before September 30 of each year. The owner of the trailer park shall obtain a permit for each trailer unit. Cost of the permit is five dollars ($5.00) per trailer. Any mobile home found on the property, whether occupied or not, will be considered abandoned and assessed five dollars ($5.00) as well. "Mobile home" should not be confused with a camping trailer or recreational vehicle.
[Ord. No. 201310, 12-9-2013]
F. 
Skirting. Skirting shall be used to conceal all underpinning, plumbing, and support piers and shall be applied no more than thirty (30) days after occupancy. Prior to installation, skirting material to be used shall be approved by the Code Enforcement Officer. Skirting material shall be kept free of any defects.
[Ord. No. 201310, 12-9-2013]
G. 
Storage Under Units. It shall be unlawful for anyone to store any materials or supplies under a mobile home or immobilized mobile home.
[Ord. No. 201310, 12-9-2013]
H. 
Abandonment. Any use other than a single-family dwelling in the "MB" Zoning District is a non-conforming use. Any non-conforming use of land or building which has been abandoned for a continuous three-month period shall not be used in conformity with the regulations of the district in which it is located. Any mobile home considered abandoned shall be removed from the area within thirty (30) days. All structures on the premises shall be subject to inspection and shall be in compliance with applicable zoning requirements.
[Ord. No. 201310, 12-9-2013]
I. 
Inspection Fees.
[Ord. No. 201310, 12-9-2013]
1. 
Initial inspection: twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
2. 
Second inspection: no charge.
3. 
Three (3) or more additional inspections: fifty dollars ($50.00) each.
4. 
A copy of deficiencies will be given to the property owner. In order to avoid any additional fees, the list of deficiencies shall be addressed and corrected by the property owner before calling the Code Enforcement Officer. Once the list of deficiencies has been corrected, the Officer has seventy-two (72) business hours to reinspect.
[CC 2001 §§17.36.010 — 17.36.040; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.080, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations of the "C-1" General Commercial District.
B. 
Use Regulations. A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
1. 
Detached single-family, two-family and multiple-family dwellings when approved by the Council;
2. 
Attached single-family dwellings, subject to the provisions for site plan review under Article VII "Community Unit Plan And Site Plan Review" of this Chapter;
3. 
Child or day care centers in conformance with supplementary regulations set forth in Article VI "Special Use Regulations" of this Chapter;
4. 
Establishment for the sale of beer or alcoholic beverages;
5. 
Business or commercial school and dancing or music academy;
6. 
Newspaper office or printing shop;
7. 
General offices and medical offices;
8. 
Frozen food locker or milk distribution station;
9. 
Display room for merchandise to be sold at wholesale where merchandise sold is stored elsewhere;
10. 
Dyeing and cleaning establishment or laundry;
11. 
Retail food stores, including grocery stores, meat markets or delicatessens, ice cream or candy stores and bakeries with baking and processing for retail trade on the premises only;
12. 
Drug stores and medical prescription centers;
13. 
Restaurants, cafes and lunch rooms;
14. 
Barbershops and beauty parlors;
15. 
Self-service laundries and dry cleaning outlets;
16. 
Package liquor stores;
17. 
Accessory buildings and accessory uses customarily incidental to the above uses;
18. 
Storage rental buildings require City Council approval after recommendation by planning and zoning;
19. 
Outdoor advertising sign or structure displayed under the following conditions:
a. 
Signs shall contain only the name of the business establishment or the principal business conducted on the premises or both.
b. 
Attached signs in excess of thirty (30) square feet in area shall be painted on a vertical surface of the building or attached flat against a wall of the building and shall not project more than twelve (12) inches from the building and shall not project above the principal roof of a building; except that a sign may be attached flat against or painted on a parapet wall extending not more than three (3) feet above such roof line.
c. 
Detached advertising signs or structures shall be not less than ten (10) feet and not more than twenty (20) feet above the street grade and shall not contain more than fifty (50) square feet in area of "C-1" Districts and one hundred (100) square feet in area of "C-2" Districts nor be located within fifty (50) feet of any residential district. If double-faced, the area of the sign shall be the area of one (1) face of the sign. Special use permit required for all signs not conforming to the above specifications.
d. 
Illuminated signs shall be non-flashing and the light or lights shall be shaded or concealed so that they will not interfere with the vision of motor vehicle operators or shine directly on residential property located in any residential district. No sign simulating movement shall be permitted.
C. 
Access, Parking And Loading Regulations.
1. 
Where access to a commercial or multiple-family use or structure will require a driveway and off-street parking, only one (1) point of egress located at least thirty (30) feet from any intersecting street corner shall be permitted. Additional points of access may be granted with a special use permit only. Driveways used for ingress and egress shall not exceed twenty-eight (28) feet in width, exclusive of curb returns. Two (2) or more property owners having an approved legal agreement describing their joint right to property access may jointly share a driveway or access road.
2. 
Off-street parking and loading spaces shall be provided in accordance with the requirements for specific uses set forth in Article IV "Off-Street Parking Requirements" of this Chapter. All off-street parking spaces shall be set back a minimum of ten (10) feet from the street right-of-way. Setbacks of less than ten (10) feet may be allowed if a special permit therefore is granted. All of the lot used for parking of vehicles and all driveways shall be paved with a sealed-surface pavement and maintained in such a manner that no dust will be produced by continued use.
D. 
Height, Area And Lot Size Regulations. In addition to the specific requirements for the "C-1" General Commercial District, all height, area and lot size regulations and exceptions set forth in Article III "Height And Area Regulations, Exceptions And Modifications" of this Chapter, as they apply to uses in the "C-1" General Commercial District, shall be observed.
1. 
Height. The maximum height of buildings permitted shall be as follows:
a. 
All buildings, including churches and similar places of worship, thirty-five (35) feet and not over three (3) stories.
b. 
Towers and steeples of churches and similar places of worship, seventy-five (75) feet.
2. 
Area. No building or structure shall be erected or enlarged unless the following yards are provided and maintained in connection with such building, structure or enlargement:
a. 
Front yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a front yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet.
b. 
Side yard. On lots upon which a non-residential building is constructed, there are no side yard requirements, except that a side yard of ten (10) feet shall be provided where such lot abuts a residential district. On each lot upon which a dwelling is constructed, there shall be a side yard on each side of not less than ten (10) feet.
c. 
Rear yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a rear yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet.
3. 
Lot size. The minimum lot size permitted shall be as follows:
a. 
All single-family, two-family and multiple-family dwellings shall comply with the minimum lot size and front lot line width requirements of the "R-3" General Residential District.
b. 
All other buildings shall be on a lot having an area of not less than five thousand (5,000) square feet and a width at the front line of not less than fifty (50) feet.
4. 
Percentage of lot coverage. All residential buildings, including accessory buildings, shall not cover more than forty percent (40%) of the area of the lot.
[CC 2001 §§17.40.010 — 17.40.040; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.090, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations of the "C-2" Central Business District.
B. 
Use Regulations. A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
1. 
Any residential or non-residential use allowed in the "C-1" General Commercial District, to include any restrictions imposed upon such use in the said district unless otherwise excluded in this Chapter;
2. 
Warehouse, wholesale merchandise or distribution establishment, without special use permit;
3. 
Printing, publishing or engraving;
4. 
Experimental film or testing laboratory;
5. 
Bakery, creamery or dairy operation;
6. 
Bottling works or ice plant;
7. 
Bus, truck or freight terminal, commercial garage or repair shop;
8. 
Drive-in restaurant or drive-in theater;
9. 
Hotel or motel;
10. 
Theater or cinema, bowling alley, billiard parlor, dance hall or skating rink;
11. 
Veterinarian or animal hospital;
12. 
Bus terminal or taxi station;
13. 
Automobile or trailer display and sales office including used car sales or storage lot;
14. 
Wholesale or distributing establishment or warehouse;
15. 
Painting, plumbing or tinsmithing shop;
16. 
Tire sales and service, including vulcanizing;
17. 
Upholstering shop, not involving furniture manufacturing;
18. 
Rooming, boarding or lodging houses;
19. 
Automobile car wash;
20. 
Building material yards wholly within an enclosed structure with no mill work done out-of-doors;
21. 
Banks and other financial institutions, including drive-in facilities;
22. 
Department or variety store and jewelry or watch repair store;
23. 
Sporting goods or photo supply store;
24. 
Newspaper office or printing shop;
25. 
Furniture and home furnishings store;
26. 
Farm machinery and equipment sales and repair, feed and seed stores;
27. 
Radio or television broadcasting station or studio;
28. 
Any other retail or service use of similar character which is not specifically permitted herein, when authorized by the City Council after receipt of review and recommendations from the City Planning and Zoning Commission and only when such use is consistent with the intent and purpose of the "C-2" Central Business District regulations;
29. 
Accessory buildings and accessory uses customarily incidental in the above uses;
30. 
Storage rental facilities require City Council approval upon recommendation of planning and zoning;
31. 
Outdoor advertising sign or structure displayed under the following conditions:
a. 
Signs shall contain only the name of the business establishment or the principal business conducted on the premises or both.
b. 
Attached signs in excess of thirty (30) square feet in area shall be painted on a vertical surface of the building or attached flat against a wall of the building and shall not project more than twelve (12) inches from the building and shall not project above the principal roof of a building; except that a sign may be attached flat against or painted on a parapet wall extending not more than three (3) feet above such roof line.
c. 
Detached advertising signs or structures shall be not less than ten (10) feet and not more than twenty (20) feet above the street grade and shall not contain more than fifty (50) square feet in area of "C-1" Districts and one hundred (100) square feet in area of "C-2" Districts nor be located within fifty (50) feet of any residential district. If double-faced, the area of the sign shall be the area of one (1) face of the sign. Special use permit required for all signs not conforming to the above specifications.
d. 
Illuminated signs shall be non-flashing and the light or lights shall be shaded or concealed so that they will not interfere with the vision of motor vehicle operators or shine directly on residential property located in any residential district. No sign simulating movement shall be permitted.
e. 
Gasoline, filling and service stations may have one (1) double-faced, freestanding sign not over twelve (12) inches in thickness and sixty (60) square feet in area, on which shall be advertised only the trade name of the product offered for sale. The area of a double-faced sign shall be considered as the area of one (1) face of the sign. All such signs shall not constitute a traffic hazard as determined by the Administrative Officer.
C. 
Access, Parking And Loading Regulations.
1. 
Access requirements shall be the same as those for the "C-1" General Commercial District.
2. 
Off-street parking and loading spaces shall be provided in accordance with the requirements for specific uses set forth in Article IV "Off-Street Parking Requirements" of this Chapter. In addition, the specific requirements for off-street parking set forth in the "C-1" General Commercial District shall be observed.
D. 
Height, Area And Lot Size Regulations. In addition to the specific requirements for the "C-2" Central Business District, all height, area and lot size regulations and exceptions set forth in Article III "Height And Area Regulations, Exceptions And Modifications" of this Chapter, as they apply to uses in the "C-2" Central Business District, shall be observed.
1. 
Height. The maximum height of buildings permitted shall be thirty-five (35) feet and not over two and one-half (2½) stories.
2. 
Area. No building or structure shall be erected or enlarged unless the following yards are provided and maintained in connection with such building, structure or enlargement:
a. 
Front yard. On each lot upon which a single-family or two-family dwelling is constructed, there shall be a minimum front yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet. On lots upon which a non-residential building is constructed, there are no front yard requirements.
b. 
Side yard. On each lot upon which a single-family or two-family dwelling is constructed, there shall be a side yard on each side of not less than ten (10) feet. On lots upon which a non-residential building is constructed, there are no side yard requirements, except that a side yard of ten (10) feet shall be provided where such lot abuts a residential district.
c. 
Rear yard. On each lot upon which a single-family or two-family dwelling is constructed, there shall be a rear yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet. On lots upon which a non-residential building is constructed, there are no rear yard requirements, except that a rear yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet shall be provided where such lot abuts a residential district.
3. 
Lot size. The minimum lot size permitted shall be as follows:
a. 
All single-family and two-family dwellings shall comply with the minimum lot size and front lot line width requirements of the "R-3" Residential District.
b. 
There are no minimum lot size or front lot line width requirements for non-residential buildings.
4. 
Percentage of lot coverage. Single-family, two-family and multiple-family dwellings, including accessory buildings, shall conform to appropriate classification for percentage of lot coverage. There are no lot coverage requirements for non-residential buildings.
[CC 2001 §§17.44.010 — 17.44.060; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.100, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations of the "C-3" Planned Commercial District.
B. 
Purpose. In order to provide for modern retail shopping facilities of integrated design in appropriate locations to serve residential neighborhoods, the "C-3" Planned Commercial District is established. Such district shall be laid out and developed as a unit according to an approved plan as provided below so as to accomplish such purpose.
C. 
Plan Required — Submittal And Recommendations. The owner or owners of any tract of land shall submit to the City Council a plan for the use and development of all or part of such tract for the purpose of and meeting the requirements set forth in this Chapter, either as a separate proposal or as a part of a community unit plan as provided for in Article VII "Community Unit Plan And Site Plan Review" of this Chapter. The plan shall be referred to the Planning and Zoning Commission for study and report. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall then submit their report and recommendations to the City Council for their consideration and action. The Planning and Zoning Commission's recommendations shall be accompanied by a report stating the reasons for such recommendations and that the application meets the requirements of the "C-3" Planned Commercial District as set forth in this Chapter. If no report is transmitted by the Planning and Zoning Commission within ninety (90) days of notification, the City Council may take action without further awaiting such report, subject to the provisions for public hearings for all ordinance amendments.
D. 
Single Ownership Or Central Authority Required. In order that the purpose of this district may be realized, the land and buildings and appurtenant facilities shall be in single ownership or under the management or supervision of a central authority or otherwise subject to such supervisory lease or ownership control as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Chapter.
E. 
Use Restricted — Area And Lot Size Regulations. Within the planned commercial district, a building or premises may be used only for the retail sale of merchandise, services, recreation, except outdoor theaters and similar uses, parking areas and other facilities ordinarily accepted as shopping center uses. The shopping center shall be designed as a whole, unified single project in compliance with the following requirements and, if built in stages, each stage shall conform with the approved plan.
1. 
The aggregate gross area of all buildings shall not exceed twenty-five percent (25%) of the entire lot area of the project and all buildings shall be set back at least thirty (30) feet from all lines of streets adjoining the shopping center site.
2. 
Off-street parking space shall be provided in the ratio of not less than six (6) parking spaces for each one thousand (1,000) square feet of floor area in the buildings in the project.
3. 
All roads, parking and loading areas and walks shall be paved with hard surface material meeting applicable specifications of the City.
4. 
Any part of the project area not used for buildings or other structure or for parking, loading or accessways shall be landscaped with grass, trees, shrubs or pedestrian walks.
5. 
No building shall exceed two and one-half (2½) stories or thirty-five (35) feet in height.
6. 
Additional requirements as to landscaping, lighting, signs or other advertising devices, screening, accessways, building setbacks and height limitations may be imposed by the City Council for the protection of adjoining residential property.
F. 
Surety Bond. If required by the City Council, the applicant shall file a surety bond to insure the construction of the shopping center within the period specified by the City Council, such period not to exceed three (3) years. No such bond shall be accepted unless it is enforceable by or payable to the City in a sum at least equal to the estimated cost of constructing the shopping center and in a form with surety and conditions approved by the City Attorney. In the event the shopping center is not constructed, it shall revert to the same zoning classification existing prior to the change to the "C-3" District and the district regulations in force prior to the establishment of the commercial district shall thereupon be in full force and effect.
[CC 2001 §§17.48.010 — 17.48.040; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.110, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations of the "I-1" Light Industrial District.
B. 
Use Regulations. A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
1. 
Any non-residential use allowed in the "C-2" Central Business District, except that a dwelling for a residential watchman or caretaker employed on the premises shall be permitted;
2. 
Warehouse, wholesale merchandise or distributing establishment;
3. 
Freighting, transportation storage and trucking yard or terminal;
4. 
Building material or lumberyard, but not including mixing plants for concrete, cement or paving materials;
5. 
Sheet metal, plumbing, welding or machine shop;
6. 
Petroleum storage, with special use permit only and only after the location and treatment of the premises have been approved by the Fire Chief;
7. 
Assembly and manufacture from prefabricated parts of household appliances, electronic and similar products or the processing or assembling of parts for the production of finished equipment;
8. 
The manufacture, compounding, processing, packaging or treatment of such goods, materials and products as the following:
a. 
Bakery goods, bottling works, candy, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, toiletries, food products excepting fish and meat products, sauerkraut, vinegar, yeast and the rendering of fats and oils,
b. 
Articles made from previously prepared materials such as bone, canvas, cellophane, cloth, cork, feathers, felt, fiber, fur, glass, hair, horn, leather, paper, plastics, precious or semi-precious metals or stone, shells, textiles, wax, wire, yarns and the like,
c. 
Musical instruments, toys, novelties, rubber or metal stamp and other small molded products,
d. 
Fabrication and repair of electric or neon signs or other commercial advertising structures, light sheet metal products and the like;
9. 
Any other retail, service or light industrial use of a similar character which is not specifically permitted herein, when authorized by the City Council after receipt of review and recommendations from the City Planning and Zoning Commission and only when such use is consistent with the intent and purpose of the "I-1" Light Industrial District;
10. 
Accessory buildings and accessory uses customarily incidental to the above uses;
11. 
All uses permitted herein shall not be noxious or offensive by reason of the emission of smoke, dust, fumes, gas, odors, noises or vibrations beyond the confines of the premises;
12. 
Storage rental buildings require City Council approval after recommendation by planning and zoning;
13. 
Outdoor advertising sign or structure displayed under the following conditions:
a. 
Signs shall contain only the name of the business establishment or the principal business conducted on the premises or both.
b. 
Detached advertising signs or structures shall not be more than one hundred (100) square feet and not more than twenty (20) feet above the street grade and shall be set back at least ten (10) feet from the street right-of-way. Such signs or structures shall not be located within fifty (50) feet of any residential district.
c. 
Illuminated signs shall be non-flashing and the light or lights shall be shaded or concealed so that they will not interfere with the vision of motor vehicle operators or shine directly on residential property located in any residential district. No sign simulating movement shall be permitted.
C. 
Storage Of Products, Materials And Equipment. The storage of products, materials or equipment incidental to the above uses shall be permitted under the following conditions:
1. 
Areas for open storage outside the confines of a building or similar structure shall not constitute more than ten percent (10%) of the area of the lot.
2. 
When a use permitted herein adjoins or is adjacent to a residential or commercial district, all products, materials and equipment used in connection with the use shall be enclosed within a building or enclosed by a structural screen, fence, wall or planting sufficient to screen the storage area from view from the adjoining or adjacent district.
D. 
Height, Area And Lot Size Regulations. In addition to the specific requirements for the "I-1" Light Industrial District, all height, area and lot size regulations and exceptions set forth in Article III "Height And Area Regulations, Exceptions And Modifications" of this Chapter, as they apply to uses in the "I-1" Light Industrial District, shall be observed.
1. 
Height. The maximum height of buildings permitted shall be thirty-five (35) feet and not over two and one-half (2½) stories.
2. 
Area. No building or structure shall be erected or enlarged unless the following yards are provided and maintained in connection with such building, structure or enlargement:
a. 
Front yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a front yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet.
b. 
Side yard. No side yards are required for uses allowed in the "I-1" Light Industrial District, except that a side yard of twenty-five (25) feet shall be provided where such use abuts a residential district.
c. 
Rear yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a rear yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet, except that a rear yard of fifty (50) feet shall be provided where such use abuts a residential district.
3. 
Lot size. There are no minimum lot size or front lot line width requirements for uses allowed in the "I-1" Light Industrial District.
4. 
Percentage of lot coverage. There are no lot coverage requirements for uses allowed in the "I-1" Light Industrial District, other than those specified in this Chapter.
5. 
Abutments to residential districts. Each abutment to a residential district shall have a landscape area of at least eight (8) feet wide by eight (8) feet high the continuous length.
[CC 2001 §§17.52.010 — 17.52.050; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.120, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations of the "I-2" Heavy Industrial District.
B. 
Use Regulations. A building or premises shall be only for the following purposes:
1. 
Any industrial use allowed in the "I-1" Light Industrial District;
2. 
Retail or wholesale merchandising with special use permit only;
3. 
Dwelling for a resident watchman or caretaker employed on the premises;
4. 
Warehouse storage or distributing facility, including wholesale storage;
5. 
Central mixing plants for cement, mortar, plaster or paving materials;
6. 
Manufacture of clay, stone or glass products;
7. 
Grain processing or milling;
8. 
Manufacture or assembly of boats, bolts, nuts, screws, electrical appliances, tools, dies, machinery and hardware products, sheet metal products and vitreous-enameled products;
9. 
Manufacture of boxes, crates, furniture, baskets, veneer and other wood products of a similar nature;
10. 
Manufacture of rugs, mattresses, pillows, quilts, millinery, hosiery, clothing and fabrics and printing and finishing of textiles and fibers into fabric goods;
11. 
Any other industrial use of a similar character which is not specifically permitted herein, when authorized by the City Council after receipt of review and recommendations from the City Planning and Zoning Commission and only when such use is consistent with the intent and purpose of the "I-2" Heavy Industrial District;
12. 
Public buildings and public service facilities, with special use permit only;
13. 
The following uses, with special use permit only:
a. 
Acid manufacture,
b. 
Cement, lime, gypsum or plaster manufacture,
c. 
Distillation of bones and glue manufacture,
d. 
Explosives manufacture or storage,
e. 
Fat rendering, fertilizer manufacture or tannery,
f. 
Reduction, dumping or storage of garbage, offal or dead animals,
g. 
Refining or storage of petroleum or petroleum products,
h. 
Refining or smelting of metal ores,
i. 
Stockyards or the slaughter of animals,
j. 
Junk and salvage (metal, paper, rags, wastes or glass) storage, treatment or bailing,
k. 
Automobile wrecking, cars and parts, storage and sale,
l. 
Veterinary hospital or animal stable,
m. 
Mining and quarrying,
n. 
Pulp or paper mill,
o. 
Any similar use that would be hazardous to the public health, safety or welfare;
14. 
Office and office buildings incidental to any of the above uses;
15. 
Accessory buildings and accessory uses customarily incidental to the above uses;
16. 
Outdoor advertising sign or structure, subject to the restrictions applied in the "I-1" Light Industrial District;
17. 
All uses permitted herein shall not be noxious or offensive by reason of the emission of smoke, dust, fumes, gas, odors, noise or vibrations beyond the confines of the premises;
18. 
Storage rental buildings require City Council approval after recommendation by planning and zoning.
C. 
Storage Of Products, Materials And Equipment. The storage of products, materials or equipment incidental to the above uses shall be permitted under the following condition:
When a use permitted herein adjoins or is adjacent to a residential or commercial district, all products, materials and equipment used in connection with the use shall be enclosed within a building or enclosed by a structural screen, fence, wall or planting sufficient to screen the storage area from view from the adjoining or adjacent district. Exceptions from these requirements may be granted only by a special use permit issued under the procedures in this Chapter.
D. 
Access, Parking And Loading Regulations.
1. 
Where access to a use or structure permitted herein will require a driveway or off-street parking, no more than two (2) points of ingress or egress shall be permitted unless a special use permit for additional points is granted. All points of ingress and egress shall be well defined and located at least thirty (30) feet from any intersecting street corner. All driveways for ingress and egress shall be paved with a sealed-surface pavement and maintained in such manner that no dust will be produced by continued use. All such driveways shall have a minimum of twelve (12) feet and a maximum of thirty (30) feet in width for each traffic lane. Two (2) or more property owners having a legal agreement describing their joint right to property access may jointly share a driveway or access road.
2. 
Off-street parking and loading spaces shall be provided in accordance with the requirements for specific uses set forth in Article IV "Off-Street Parking Requirements" of this Chapter. All off-street parking spaces shall be set back a minimum of ten (10) feet from the street right-of-way. Setbacks of less than ten (10) feet may be allowed if a special use permit therefor is granted.
E. 
Height, Area And Lot Size Regulations. In addition to the specific requirements for the "I-2" Heavy Industrial District, all height, area and lot size regulations and exceptions set forth in Article III "Height And Area Regulations, Exceptions And Modifications" of this Chapter, as they apply to uses in the "I-2" Heavy Industrial District, shall be observed.
1. 
Height. The maximum height of buildings permitted shall be thirty-five (35) feet and not over two and one-half (2½) stories.
2. 
Area. No buildings or structure shall be erected or enlarged unless the following yards are provided and maintained in connection with such building, structure or enlargement:
a. 
Front yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a front yard of not less than fifty (50) feet and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet.
b. 
Side yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a side yard of twenty-five (25) feet, except that a side yard of fifty (50) feet shall be provided where such use abuts a residential district.
c. 
Rear yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a rear yard of not less than fifty (50) feet, except that a rear yard of one hundred (100) feet shall be provided where such use abuts a residential district.
3. 
Lot size. There are no minimum lot size or front lot line width requirements for uses allowed in the "1-2" Heavy Industrial District.
4. 
Percentage of lot coverage. There are no lot coverage requirements for uses allowed in the "I-2" Heavy Industrial District.
5. 
Abutments to residential districts. Each abutment to a residential district shall have a landscape area of at least eight (8) feet wide by eight (8) feet high the continuous length.
[CC 2001 §§17.56.010 — 17.56.090; Ord. No. Z-1-99 §400.130, 6-8-1999]
A. 
Generally. The regulations set forth in this Section or set forth elsewhere in this Chapter, when referred to in this Section, are the regulations of the "I-3" Planned Industrial Park District.
B. 
Use Regulations. A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
1. 
Any industrial use allowed in the "I-2" Heavy Industrial District, to include any restrictions imposed upon such use in that district, subject to the following conditions:
a. 
All uses permitted shall not be noxious or offensive by reason of the emission of smoke, dust, fumes, gas, odors, noise or vibrations beyond the confines of the premises.
b. 
No building, structure or other improvement shall be erected, placed or altered on any building site until the building or other improvement plans, specifications and plot plans, including landscaping plans, showing the location of such building improvements on the particular building site have been submitted to and approved by the City Council after receipt of review and recommendations from the City Planning and Zoning Commission.
c. 
Consideration shall be given to conformity and harmony of external design with existing structures in the Planned Industrial Park District and to the location of the improvements on the building site, giving due regard to the anticipated use thereof, as the same may affect adjoining structures, uses and operations and as to the location of the improvements with respect to the topography, grade and finished ground elevation.
d. 
In the event that the City Council fails to approve or disapprove, in writing, the required design, location and improvement plans within sixty (60) days after such plans and specifications have been submitted to the Council, the provisions of this Chapter will be deemed to have been fully complied with;
2. 
Wholesale merchandising, with special use permit only;
3. 
Dwelling for a resident watchman or caretaker employed on the premises;
4. 
Warehouse storage or distributing facility, including wholesale storage;
5. 
Public buildings and public service facilities, with special use permit only;
6. 
Office and office buildings incidental to any of the above uses;
7. 
Accessory buildings and accessory uses customarily incidental to any of the above uses;
8. 
Storage rental buildings require City Council approval after recommendation by planning and zoning;
9. 
Outdoor advertising sign or structure, subject to the following conditions:
a. 
Plans for all signs must be submitted to the City Administrator prior to issuance of a permit for their erection. All signs will be judged on purpose and their blending with the overall landscaping plan of the Planned Industrial Park District.
b. 
Outdoor advertising shall be limited to one (1) sign on each street or road frontage per lot. The content of the sign shall be limited to the identification of the businesses on the lot or the products or services sold or produced on the premises and the name of the establishments.
c. 
Temporary signs, relating only to the sale or lease of the premises, may be located in a front yard; and a temporary sign relating to the announcement of a proposed building or plant location may be located within the building area of the site for a period of not more than one (1) year unless authorized in writing by the City Administrator.
C. 
Sight Obstructions. No sign, fence, wall, hedge or shrub planting which will obstruct sight lines along roadways within a Planned Industrial Park District shall be placed or permitted to remain on any corner lot within the triangular area formed by the street right-of-way lines and a line connecting them at points twenty-five (25) feet from the point of intersection for the extended right-of-way lines. These restrictions shall also apply to all driveways, side and rear entrances and alleys.
D. 
Handling And Storage Of Waste And Refuse. No waste material or refuse shall be placed upon or permitted to remain on any part of the property outside of the buildings constructed thereon. Any owner of property within a Planned Industrial District shall comply with this Chapter within fifteen (15) days of receiving written notice from the City to comply. In the event of non-compliance within the fifteen (15) day period, the City shall have the right to enter onto the property of the owner in question and remove such waste or refuse and charge the cost of such removal to the property owner. If such charge is not paid within ten (10) days after receipt of notification of the charge thereof, it shall become a lien on the property in question as provided elsewhere hereunder.
E. 
Location Of Electrical Lines. Electric utility poles, lines and support systems shall be placed on the rear one-third (⅓) of each lot and positioned in such a manner as to enhance the attractiveness of the area. Any exceptions to this provision must have prior written approval of the City Council, following review and recommendations by the City Planning and Zoning Commission.
F. 
Modification Of City Property. No alterations or modifications of streets, curbs, gutters, storm drainage or other City property located in a Planned Industrial Park District shall be undertaken without prior written approval of the City Administrator. Portions of the City property altered or modified pursuant to such approval shall be restored as nearly as possible to its original condition, subject to inspection and approval by the City.
G. 
Storage Of Products, Materials And Supplies. No products, materials or supplies shall be stored or permitted to remain on any part of the property outside of the buildings constructed thereon unless such materials are stored behind a building or on the rear one-third (⅓) of the lot and screened from view from the adjoining property. Bulk storage of all liquids, including gasoline or petroleum products, may be placed outside of buildings in rear or side yards if completely screened from view and installed and maintained in conformance with all applicable State and Federal safety requirements. Exceptions to these storage and screening requirements must be approved in writing by the City Council, following review and recommendation by the City Planning and Zoning Commission.
H. 
Access, Parking And Loading Regulations. Off-street parking and loading spaces shall be provided in accordance with the requirements for specific uses set forth in Article IV "Off-Street Parking Requirements" of this Chapter. In addition, the following provisions shall apply in the "I-3" Planned Industrial Park District:
1. 
Access. Access requirements shall be the same as those for the "I-2" Heavy Industrial District.
2. 
Parking. Employee, customer, owner or tenant parking shall not be permitted on public streets and all such parking facilities shall be provided in off-street areas. All off-street parking spaces shall be set back a minimum of ten (10) feet from the street right-of-way and all parking areas and associated drives shall be paved with a sealed-surface pavement and properly maintained. Setbacks of less than ten (10) feet may be allowed if a special use permit therefor is granted. Off-street parking areas shall provide one (1) parking space for every two (2) employees on the maximum working shift, plus space to accommodate all trucks and other vehicles used in connection therewith.
3. 
Loading. No loading docks or truck entrance doors shall be constructed or located fronting on any street, unless otherwise approved in writing by the City Council, following review and recommendation by the City Planning and Zoning Commission.
I. 
Height, Area And Lot Size Regulations.
1. 
Height. The maximum height of buildings permitted shall be thirty-five (35) feet and not over two and one-half (2½) stories. Buildings exceeding these requirements must have a special use permit.
2. 
Area. No building or structure shall be erected or enlarged unless the following yards are provided and maintained in connection with such building, structure or enlargement:
a. 
Front yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a front yard of not less than fifty (50) feet and a width at the setback line of not less than seventy-five (75) feet. Such yard shall also be provided on any side facing an intersecting street.
b. 
Side yard. On each lot upon which a building is constructed, there shall be a side yard on each side of not less than fifty (50) feet.
c. 
Rear yard. Each lot upon which a building is constructed shall have a rear yard of not less than twenty (20) feet.
d. 
Fences and walls. No fence or wall shall be permitted to extend beyond the yard lines established above, except by written approval by the City Council, following review and recommendation by the City Planning and Zoning Commission.
3. 
Lot size. There are no minimum lot size or front lot line width requirements for uses allowed in the "I-3" Planned Industrial Park District.
4. 
Percentage of lot coverage. There are no lot coverage requirements for uses allowed in the "I-3" Planned Industrial Park District.