Chapter 18.80
C-2 – LIGHT INDUSTRY DISTRICT

Sections:

18.80.010    Purpose.

18.80.020    Location.

18.80.030    Intent.

18.80.040    Permitted use.

18.80.050    Use regulations.

18.80.060    Additional regulations.

18.80.070    Site plan approval.

18.80.010 Purpose.

This designation is intended to provide areas for development of industrial operations that are compatible only with nonresidential surrounding uses. (Ord. 06-10, 2006; prior code § 17-16-1)

18.80.020 Location.

The approximately 250-acre area designated as industrial is almost entirely within the aircraft noise and crash hazard zones associated with Fort Huachuca, making it very suitable for nonresidential uses. (Ord. 06-10, 2006; prior code § 17-16-2)

18.80.030 Intent.

The C-2 light industry district provides for light industrial uses in locations which are suitable and appropriate, taking into consideration the land uses on adjacent or nearby properties, access to a major street or highway, rail services or other means of transportation, and the availability of public utilities. Regulations are intended to encourage development of such manufacturing, fabricating, processing, packaging and other industries as can be operated in a relatively clean, quiet and safe manner compatible with adjoining uses and without serious adverse effect, danger or hazard by reason of smoke, soot, dust, odor, radiation, noises, vibration, heat, glare, toxic fumes or other conditions to the public health, safety and general welfare. (Ord. 06-10, 2006; prior code § 17-16-3)

18.80.040 Permitted use.

The following uses shall be permitted in C-2 light industry districts:

A. Light manufacturing or assembly.

B. Airport/Fort related uses.

C. Medical marijuana dispensary.

D. Medical marijuana dispensary off-site cultivation location. A cultivation facility shall not be located within 1,000 feet of a preschool, kindergarten, or other school or educational facility that caters to children, child care center, place of worship, public park, residential area, or the same type of use or a medical marijuana dispensary. This distance shall be measured from the exterior walls of the building or portion thereof in which the business is conducted or proposed to be conducted to the property line of the protected use. (Ord. 10-06 § 1-C, 2010; Ord. 06-10, 2006; prior code § 17-16-4)

18.80.050 Use regulations.

A. Building Height. The height of buildings shall not exceed 30 feet.

B. Yards. Yards are not required except as follows:

1. Front Yard. There shall be a front yard of not less than 50 feet on all lots and the front 20 feet of which shall be utilized for landscaping and entrance drives.

2. Side Yards. A side yard of not less than 30 feet shall be maintained where the side of the lot abuts a residential district, of which the exterior 10 feet shall be utilized for landscaping.

3. Rear Yard. Where a lot abuts a residential district, whether or not separated by an alley, there shall be a rear yard having a depth of not less than 25 feet.

C. All parking, ingress roads, and egress roads, shall be paved. See Chapter 18.105.

D. Required improvements and maintenance for surface and drainage standards. (Ord. 06-10, 2006; prior code § 17-16-5)

18.80.060 Additional regulations.

The additional regulations are as follows:

A. All operations and storage adjacent to residential or business districts and adjacent arterial or collector streets shall be conducted within a completely enclosed building or within an area enclosed by a solid fence or wall at least six feet in height, and provided that no objects shall be stacked higher than the wall so erected.

B. Any lighting shall be placed so as to reflect the light away from adjoining residential areas.

C. Medical Marijuana Dispensary.

1. Dispensaries shall not be located within 1,000 feet of a preschool, kindergarten, or other school or educational facility that caters to children, child care center, place of worship, public park, or the same type of use or a medical marijuana dispensary. This distance shall be measured from the exterior walls of the building or portion thereof in which the business is conducted or proposed to be conducted to the property line of the protected use.

2. Retail sales of medical marijuana are prohibited.

3. Shall have operating hours not earlier than 9:00 a.m. and not later than 5:00 p.m.

4. Applicant shall provide:

a. The name(s) and location(s) of the off-site medical marijuana dispensary associated with the cultivation operation.

b. A copy of the operating procedures adopted in compliance with ARS Section 36-2804(B)(1)(c).

c. A survey sealed by a registrant of the state of Arizona showing the location of the nearest medical marijuana dispensary or cultivation location if within 2,000 feet.

d. A site plan, floor plan, building permits and a security plan.

5. Shall be located in a permanent building.

6. Shall be a maximum 4,900 gross square feet.

7. Drive-through services are prohibited.

8. Cultivation of medical marijuana is prohibited.

9. Shall provide for proper disposal of marijuana remnants or by-products, not to be placed within the facility’s exterior refuse containers. (Ord. 10-06 § 1-C, 2010; Ord. 06-10, 2006; prior code § 17-16-6)

18.80.070 Site plan approval.

Site plan approval shall be obtained prior to any issuance of a building or use permit in C-2 light industry districts. (Ord. 06-10, 2006; prior code § 17-16-7)