Chapter 17.34BUSINESS PARK DISTRICT

Sections:

17.34.005
Purpose.
17.34.010
Permitted uses.
17.34.020
Accessory uses.
17.34.030
Conditional uses.
17.34.040
Front yard.
17.34.050
Rear yard.
17.34.060
Side yard.
17.34.070
Site area.
17.34.080
Height limit.
17.34.090
Lot coverage.
17.34.100
Landscaping and screening.
17.34.110
Design guidelines.
17.34.005Purpose.

The purpose of the business park district is to provide areas for light manufacturing, wholesale trade, warehousing, business and professional services, research and related activities enclosed within buildings and with high standards for development.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.010Permitted uses.

No building or premises shall be used, and no building shall hereafter be erected, moved into the district or structurally altered, unless otherwise provided in this title, except for one or more of the following uses:

A. Catalog or Internet sales;

B. Business and professional offices;

C. Commercial testing laboratories;

D. Research and development laboratories;

E. Research, financial or information processing offices;

F. Scientific research, testing, developmental and experimental laboratories;

G. Vocational/technical schools;

H. Manufacturing, processing, assembling and packaging of articles, products or merchandise from previously prepared natural or synthetic materials;

I. Manufacturing, processing, treating, assembling and packaging of articles, products or merchandise from previously prepared ferrous, nonferrous or alloyed metals (such as bar stock sheets, tubes, and wire and other extrusions);

J. Printing, publishing and allied industries;

K. Warehousing and distribution facilities, when enclosed within a building;

L. Wireless communication facilities.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.020Accessory uses.

The following uses shall be permitted within the BP District when accessory to an outright permitted use and intended to serve employees of the BP district:

A. Cafeteria, sandwich and coffee shops;

B. Daycare centers;

C. Health clubs;

D. Dwelling unit for caretaker or watchman;

E. Outdoor uses customarily appurtenant to permitted uses enclosed within buildings, including off-street parking areas, loading and unloading areas, etc.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.030Conditional uses.

The following purposes and uses of buildings shall be allowed only upon approval of a conditional use permit in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 17.80:

A. Public/community facilities;

B. Any outright permitted use whose operations are predominately conducted out-of-doors, rather than completely enclosed within a building.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.040Front yard.

There shall be a front yard having a minimum depth of twenty feet.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.050Rear yard.

There shall be a rear yard having a minimum depth of fifteen feet, except when abutting an “R” residential or “RM” multi-family residential district in which case the rear yard shall be a minimum of twenty-five feet.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.060Side yard.

There shall be an interior side yard or side-street side yard of not less than fifteen feet in width on each side of a building. Side yards abutting any “R” residential or “RM” multi-family residential district shall be not less than thirty feet in width.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.070Site area.

For every building hereafter erected or structurally altered or moved into the district there shall be provided a lot area of not less than twenty thousand square feet.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.080Height limit.

No building hereafter erected or structurally altered within or moved into the district shall exceed three stories or thirty-six feet in height.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.090Lot coverage.

The lot area covered by structures shall not exceed forty percent of the lot area.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.100Landscaping and screening.

A. Loading docks, service bays and associated maneuvering areas shall be located outside the public right-of-way and shall be landscaped as necessary to screen said loading areas from any adjacent public right-of-way.

B. A minimum fifteen foot landscaped strip shall be provided adjacent to all street rights-of-way.

C. A minimum twenty-five foot fenced landscape strip shall be provided adjacent to any residentially zoned property.

D. Off-street parking areas shall be located to the side or in the rear of buildings and shall be screened from adjacent public rights-of-way and adjacent residential areas by sight-obscuring landscaping or a fence. Landscaping requirements within the parking area are described in Section 17.64.040.

E. All required yards, parking areas, storage areas, operations yards, and other open uses on the site shall be maintained in a neat and orderly manner appropriate for the district at all times.

(Ord. 1163 § 1 (part), 2001)

17.34.110Design guidelines.

(To be developed)