Chapter 17.48
A-I AIRPORT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

Sections:

17.48.010    Intent.

17.48.020    Permitted uses.

17.48.030    Prohibited uses.

17.48.040    Building height limit.

17.48.050    Lot coverage.

17.48.060    Building setbacks.

17.48.070    Parking.

17.48.080    Fences.

17.48.090    Supplemental requirements.

17.48.010 Intent.

The A-I district is intended to provide for the safe and orderly use of lands where the best use is for airport-related industrial purposes. The specific intent in establishing this district is:

A. To provide land for industrial operations that are dependent upon the use of aircraft or are involved in the manufacturing or maintenance of aircraft or aircraft parts and equipment;

B. To locate industrial uses in an area where their activities will have minimal effect on residential areas;

C. To prohibit uses that are not industrial- or manufacturing-oriented and dependent upon or related to aircraft and their use;

D. To prohibit residential use of land;

E. To be consistent with the latest airport layout plan approved by the Federal Aviation Administration; and

F. To give preference to aeronautical uses. (Ord. 17-001 § 4, 2017; Ord. 05-011 § 3, 2005; Ord. 455 § 3, 1993)

17.48.020 Permitted uses.

A. Aircraft and aircraft parts and equipment maintenance, repairing, reconditioning or sales.

B. Warehousing, freight handling and cargo shipping using aircraft for inbound or outbound materials.

C. Utility plants or substations.

D. Aircraft storage and parking.

E. Aircraft fueling operations.

F. Public safety facilities, airport operations and maintenance facilities.

G. Operations base for forest firefighting including dormitory facility for firefighters.

H. Aircraft charter and passenger operations.

I. Aircraft flight instructor schools.

J. Food service operations, restaurants. (Ord. 05-011 § 3, 2005; Ord. 455 § 3, 1993)

17.48.030 Prohibited uses.

A. Residential use.

B. Uses that would cause emission of smoke, dust, fumes, vapors, etc., of such a nature and quantity as to pose a hazard to aircraft flight or navigation.

C. Glider service operations. (Ord. 05-011 § 3, 2005; Ord. 455 § 3, 1993. Formerly 17.48.040.)

17.48.040 Building height limit.

Fifty feet except where a lesser height is required to comply with FAA rules. (Ord. 05-011 § 3, 2005; Ord. 455 § 3, 1993. Formerly 17.48.050.)

17.48.050 Lot coverage.

Fifty percent maximum. (Ord. 05-011 § 3, 2005; Ord. 455 § 3, 1993. Formerly 17.48.060.)

17.48.060 Building setbacks.

A. From right-of-way, 10 feet minimum.

B. From taxiway, runway or apron, 50 feet minimum.

C. From lot lines, zero, or 10 feet minimum. (Ord. 17-001 § 7, 2017; Ord. 05-011 § 3, 2005; Ord. 455 § 3, 1993. Formerly 17.48.070.)

17.48.070 Parking.

A. Comply with Chapter 17.64 PMC, Off-Street Parking and Loading, including loading docks.

B. In addition, provide one vehicle space for each aircraft tie-down or parking space on the lot. (Ord. 05-011 § 3, 2005; Ord. 455 § 3, 1993. Formerly 17.48.080.)

17.48.080 Fences.

None within 50 feet of a taxiway, runway or apron; elsewhere, eight-foot height maximum. (Ord. 05-011 § 3, 2005; Ord. 455 § 3, 1993. Formerly 17.48.090.)

17.48.090 Supplemental requirements.

No outside storage of items capable of being easily moved by the wind and becoming a hazard to air traffic unless securely restrained. (Ord. 05-011 § 3, 2005; Ord. 455 § 3, 1993. Formerly 17.48.100.)