Chapter 17.06
ESTABLISHMENT AND DESIGNATION OF DISTRICTS

Sections:

17.06.010    Purpose.

17.06.020    Establishment of land use regulations and city districts.

17.06.030    District boundaries.

17.06.040    Regulations applicable by districts.

17.06.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this title is to designate such land use regulations and a zoning plan for the city as are deemed necessary to encourage the most appropriate use of land; to enhance and stabilize the value of property; to provide open space for light and air and to prevent and fight fires; to prevent undue concentration of population; to promote orderly community development; to lessen congestion on streets; to facilitate adequate provisions for community utilities, such as transportation, schools, parks and other public requirements; and to promote health, safety and the general welfare, all in accordance with a comprehensive plan. (Ord. 388 § 2.01, 1977)

17.06.020 Establishment of land use regulations and city districts.

In order to classify land within the city, to regulate and restrict the location and use of buildings, or other purposes, to regulate and limit the height, number of stories, exterior design, size of buildings and other structures hereafter erected or altered; to regulate and determine the size of yards and other open spaces; and to regulate and limit the density of population, and for said purpose to divide the city into districts of such number, shape and area as may be deemed best suited to carry out these regulations and provide for their enforcement, the city creates the following districts:

A-P

Archaeological/paleontological resource district

R-1

Single-family residence district

R-M

Multiple-family residence district

C-V

Central village district

RRO

Riverview Avenue residential overlay district (See Section 17.21.100(B))

CAO

Cherry Avenue overlay district (See Section 17.21.100(B))

C-R

Commercial/residential district

C-N

Neighborhood commercial district (See Ordinance 658 which amends Chapter 17.24)

C-C

Community commercial district

P/OS

Parks and open space district

V-S

Visitor serving

P-O

Professional office district

I-P

Industrial park district

P-D

Planned development district

P-F

Public facilities district

C-Z

Coastal zone combining district

A-R

Automatic review district

G-H

Geologic hazard district

F-P

Floodplain combining district

TRO

Transient rental use overlay district (See municipal code Chapter 17.19)

(Ord. 708 § 1, 1991; Ord. 696 § 1, 1990; Ord. 677 § 13(A), 1989; Ord. 388 § 2.02, 1975)

17.06.030 District boundaries.

Districts aforesaid and the boundaries of such districts for the regulation of the uses of land and buildings are shown upon the zoning map as set forth in Chapter 17.09 of this title. (Ord. 677 § 13(B), 1989; Ord. 388 § 2.03, 1975)

17.06.040 Regulations applicable by districts.

Except as provided in Chapter 9.36 regarding temporary activities, no land shall be used, and no building or structure shall be erected, constructed, reconstructed, enlarged, structurally altered, moved or used for any purpose other than is permitted in the district in which such building or land is located, as shown upon the zoning map, except in accordance with the regulations established by this title for said district and in accordance with the general regulations of Chapter 17.81, and nonconforming use provisions of Chapter 17.72. Adjustment and variation of regulations and provisions in this title may be applied for as provided in Chapter 17.66. (Ord. 507 (part), 1981; Ord. 388 § 2.04, 1975)