644 Airport Noise Impact Overlay (AIO) District. +1

A.    Purpose. The Airport Noise Impact Overlay District is intended to promote well managed growth and to protect the health, safety and welfare of persons and residential property in noise impacted areas of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (airport). +1

B.    Applicability. The AIO District is generally bounded by the Southern Pacific Railroad on the north, University Drive on the south, 7th Street on the west, and 16th Street and 24th Street on the east. +1

The AIO applies to all new residential land uses established after the effective date of this Ordinance. The AIO District will not apply to those properties that have received preliminary site plan approval or a building permit prior to the effective date of this Ordinance. +1

C.    Prohibited uses. Off-site constructed dwelling units are not permitted in the AIO District. +1

D.    Special permit uses. Homeless shelters shall be subject to special permit approval in accordance with Section 504.1. +1

E.    District restrictions. +1

1.    Prior to issuance of a building permit for any new residential construction, a notice shall be recorded with the County Recorder’s Office that the property is within an Airport Impact Area and that the property, as a result of the improvements, is not eligible for the purchase through the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Community Noise Reduction Program. The recorded document shall be in a form approved by the City Attorney’s Office. A copy of the recorded document shall be submitted with the application for building permit approval and the recorded document noted on the submitted site plan. +1

2.    All new homes in the AIO District shall be subject to the design review process of Section 507 Tab A, ii., for single-family design review. The design review shall apply to all new homes regardless of lot width. +1

3.    In addition to the provisions of Section 507 Tab A, ii., new one and two units per lot residential development shall be subject to the following provisions: +1

a.    All driveways and parking spaces shall be hard surface. +1

b.    Each dwelling unit shall have at least one covered parking space located in a garage or under a carport. The design of the covered parking shall be substantially similar with regard to texture, color and material to that of the housing. +1

c.    The front yard open space of a two unit per lot development shall be landscaped and separated from the driveway and parking areas by a three foot wall, fence, or physical barrier. +1

d.    Unless all Zoning Ordinance required parking is provided along an alley, a contiguous one-half of the area between the rear lot line and the setback line shall be landscaped and separated from the driveway and parking areas by a physical barrier such as a three foot wall or fence. +1

e.    Where two detached units are placed on a single lot, a notice that the lots are not to be split without prior City approval shall be recorded with the County Recorders Office, in a form approved by the City of Phoenix Building Official, prior to issuance of building permits and the recorded document noted on the submitted site plan. +1

Date of Addition/Revision/Deletion - Section 644

+1 Addition on 6-1-2005 by Ordinance No. G-4702, eff. 7-1-2005