Chapter 17.49
BUSINESS PARK (BP) ZONE

Sections:

17.49.010    Purpose and application.

17.49.020    Property development standards.

17.49.010 Purpose and application.

The BP zone is intended to provide for research and development, light manufacturing, and business services that are compatible with each other and with airport operations. The BP zone implements and is consistent with the business park land use category of the general plan. (Ord. 1571 § 19 (part), 2012)

17.49.020 Property development standards.

BP zoning is found only within the airport area and Margarita area specific plan boundaries. The following is a summary of some of the property development standards that apply to each specific plan area. These standards are included in the zoning regulations for reference only. See the appropriate specific plan for more detailed property development information.

A. Airport Area Specific Plan.

1. Yards. Setback distance between:

a. Buildings and property lines along streets, sixteen feet;

b. Parking lots and property lines along streets, ten feet;

c. Buildings and property lines between adjacent parcels, zero;

d. Parking lots and property lines between adjacent parcels, five feet.

2. Maximum Height.

a. Occupied buildings, forty-five feet (not to exceed three stories);

b. Nonoccupied architectural features, fifty-two feet.

3. Coverage.

a. Maximum coverage by buildings, driveways, and parking shall not exceed eighty percent.

b. Minimum landscape area (planning areas, water features, and hard surfaces used mainly by pedestrians) shall be at least twenty percent of site area.

4. Maximum Floor Area Ratio.

a. Warehousing, storage, or automated manufacturing uses shall not exceed 1.0;

b. All other uses shall not exceed 0.6.

5. Standard Lot Dimensions.

a. Minimum lot area: One-half acre;

b. Minimum lot width: One hundred feet;

c. Minimum lot depth: One hundred feet;

d. Maximum lot depth to width ratio shall be three to one;

e. Minimum street frontage: Fifty feet.

B. Margarita Area Specific Plan (Low-Rise Office).

1. Yards. Setback distance between:

a. Buildings and property lines along streets, fifteen feet;

b. Parking lots and property lines along streets, fifteen feet;

c. Buildings and property lines between adjacent parcels, five feet;

d. Parking lots and property lines between adjacent residential parcels, three feet;

e. Parking lots and property lines between adjacent nonresidential parcels, zero.

2. Maximum Height.

a. Occupied buildings, twenty-five feet;

b. Single-story masonry area, one occupied level, not to exceed thirty-six feet.

3. Coverage: Minimum landscape area (planning areas, water features, and hard surfaces used mainly by pedestrians) shall be at least twenty percent of site area.

4. Maximum floor area ratio: The ratio of gross building floor area to site area shall not exceed 0.29.

5. Standard lot dimensions: Same as office zone.

C. Margarita Area Specific Plan (General Business Park).

1. Yards. Setback distance between:

a. Buildings and property lines along streets, twenty feet;

b. Parking lots and property lines along streets, twenty feet;

c. Buildings and property lines between adjacent parcels, zero;

d. Parking lots and property lines between adjacent residential parcels, N/A;

e. Parking lots and property lines between adjacent nonresidential parcels, zero.

2. Maximum Height.

a. Occupied buildings, thirty-six feet;

b. Nonoccupied architectural features such as towers may extend to forty-five feet.

3. Coverage: Minimum landscape area (planning areas, water features, and hard surfaces used mainly by pedestrians) shall be at least fifteen percent of site area.

4. Maximum floor area ratio: The ratio of gross building floor area to site area shall not exceed 0.44.

5. Minimum land parcel size: One acre.

D. Parking: The parking requirements in the low-rise office and general business park areas are as follows:

1. For all uses, parking will be provided at a rate of not less than one space per five hundred square feet of gross floor area, nor more than one space per three hundred square feet of gross floor area.

Exceptions:

a. Medical offices may, but are not required to, provide parking at a ratio of one space per two hundred square feet.

b. For warehousing, parking will be provided at a rate of not less than one space per one thousand five hundred square feet of gross floor area, nor more than one space per one thousand square feet of gross floor area. (Ord. 1571 § 19 (part), 2012)