Chapter 17.36


17.36.010    Applicability.

17.36.020    Purpose.

17.36.030    Architectural and site approval.

17.36.040    Principal permitted uses.

17.36.050    Accessory uses.

17.36.060    Conditional uses.

17.36.070    Development standards.

17.36.080    Height regulations.

17.36.090    Lot coverage.

17.36.100    Yards.

17.36.110    Parking.

17.36.120    Loading areas.

17.36.130    Other required conditions.

17.36.010 Applicability.

The regulations set forth in this chapter apply in all IP districts. (Ord. 388 § 12.01, 1975)

17.36.020 Purpose.

The purpose of IP districts is to provide an environment exclusively for and conductive to the development and protection of modern administrative facilities, research institutions and specialized manufacturing organizations. (Ord. 388 § 12.02, 1975)

17.36.030 Architectural and site approval.

Architectural and site approval shall be secured for the establishment and conduct of any use in IP districts as provided in Chapter 17.63. (Ord. 388 § 12.03, 1975)

17.36.040 Principal permitted uses.

The following are principal permitted uses in an IP district:

A. Administrative, executive and financial offices;

B. Experimental, film or testing laboratories;

C. Manufacture, assembly or packaging of products from previously prepared materials such as cloth, plastic, paper, leather, precious or semi-precious metals or stones, but not including such operations as saw and planing mills, any manufacturing uses involving primary production of wood, metal or chemical products from raw materials;

D. Manufacture of food products, pharmaceuticals and the like, but not including the production of fish or meat products, sauerkraut, vinegar or the like, or the rendering or refining of fats and oils;

E. Manufacture of electric and electronic instruments and devices such as television sets, radios, and television, radio and phonographic equipment;

F. Any other research or light manufacturing use which the planning commission finds not to be inconsistent with the purpose of this chapter and which will not impair the present or potential use of adjacent properties;

G. Agriculture, horticulture, gardening but not including the raising of rabbits, dogs, fowl or other animals for commercial purposes, or the sale of any products on the premises;

H. One emergency shelter with a maximum of thirteen beds. Emergency shelters will comply with the following development standards:

1. Lighting. Adequate external lighting shall be provided for security purposes. The lighting shall be stationary, directed away from adjacent properties and public rights-of-way, and of an intensity compatible with the neighborhood.

2. Physical Characteristics. Compliance with applicable state and local housing, building, and fire code requirements.

3. Security. Facility shall have on-site security during hours of operation. Parking and outdoor facilities shall be designed to provide security for residents, visitors and employees.

4. Laundry Facilities. The development shall provide laundry facilities or services adequate for the number of residents.

5. Common Facilities. Facility shall contain amenities appropriate to the population to be served to include the following:

a. Central cooking and dining room;

b. Recreation room;

c. Counseling services;

d. Child care facilities;

e. Other support services.

6. Outdoor Activity. For the purpose of noise abatement, organized outdoor activities may only be conducted between the hours of eight a.m. and ten p.m.

7. Refuse. Emergency shelters shall provide a refuse storage area that is in accordance with city requirements for accessory refuse structures. The storage area shall accommodate a standard-sized trash bin adequate for use on the parcel, or other enclosures as approved by the planning director. The refuse enclosure shall be accessible to refuse collection vehicles.

8. Emergency Shelter Provider. The agency or organization operating the shelter shall comply with the following requirements:

a. Temporary shelter shall be available to residents for no more than six months.

b. Staff and services shall be provided to assist residents to obtain permanent shelter and income.

c. The provider shall have a written management plan including, as applicable, provisions for staff training, good neighbor policies, security, transportation, client supervision, food services, screening of residents to insure compatibility with services provided at the facility, and for training, counseling, and treatment programs for residents. Such plan shall be submitted to and approved by the planning, inspections, and permitting department prior to operation of the emergency shelter. The plan shall include a floor plan that demonstrated compliance with the physical standards. The operator of each emergency shelter shall annually submit the management plan to the planning, inspections and permitting department with updated information for review and approval. The city council may establish a fee by resolution, to cover the administrative cost of review of the required management plan.

9. Limited Terms of Stay. The maximum term of staying at an emergency shelter is six months in a consecutive twelve-month period.

10. Transportation Plan. A transportation plan is required.

11. Parking. The emergency shelter shall provide on-site parking at a rate of one space per staff member plus one space per six occupants allowed at the maximum capacity.

12. Bicycle Parking. The shelter shall provide secure bicycle parking at a rate of one space per occupant.

13. Development Standards. An emergency shelter must comply with all development standards in the industrial park zone district. (Ord. 968 § 1, 2012; Ord. 388 § 12.04, 1975)

17.36.050 Accessory uses.

The following are accessory uses permitted in an IP district:

A. Signs complying with the applicable regulations set forth in the sign ordinance;

B. Accessory uses and buildings customarily appurtenant to a permitted use. (Ord. 388 § 12.05, 1975)

17.36.060 Conditional uses.

The following are conditional uses in an IP district, subject in each case to the securing of a use permit, as provided in Chapter 17.60.

A. Public and quasi-public uses of an educational or recreational nature;

B. Public utility building and service yards;

C. Retail commercial and service uses such as restaurants and service stations necessary to serve and appropriate to the IP district;

D. Residential uses (single-family and multiple family);

E. Warehouses and distribution depot facilities which the planning commission finds not to be inconsistent with the purpose of this chapter and which will not impair the present or potential use of adjacent properties;

F. Any activity which includes any significant alteration of an historic feature;

G. Reverse vending machines for beverage containers and small collection facilities of five hundred square feet or less, are subject to the requirements of subsections D and E of Section 17.60.030. (Ord. 644 § 4, 1987; Ord. 515 § 5, 1982; Ord. 501, 1981; Ord. 388 § 12.06, 1975)

17.36.070 Development standards.

The development standards set out in Sections 17.36.080 through 17.36.120 shall apply in an IP district. (Ord. 388 § 12.07, 1975)

17.36.080 Height regulations.

No structure shall exceed thirty feet in height. (Ord. 736, 1992; Ord. 388 § 12.07(a), 1975)

17.36.090 Lot coverage.

Maximum lot coverage shall be as follows:

A. Forty percent for one-story structure;

B. Thirty-five percent for two-story structure;

C. Thirty percent for three-story structure;

D. The first two hundred fifty gross square feet of a basement, including the measurements of the access stairway, shall not be included when calculating lot coverage. Only the portion of a basement that exceeds two hundred fifty gross square feet shall be included in the lot coverage calculations. (Ord. 774 § 8, 1995; Ord. 388 § 12.07(b), 1975)

17.36.100 Yards.

A. Front yard area shall be not less than ten percent of lot area, no portion of which should be used for off-street parking, to be determined at the time of architectural and site approval;

B. In the case where a proposed building line for the street(s) upon which any lot faces is established by the street and highway plan of the master plan, or is specified by the provisions of this title, then the front yard(s) shall be measured from proposed building line;

C. Special yard requirements adjacent to an R district, where a lot in an IP district fronts, sides or rears upon property in an R district, there shall be a yard at least twenty feet deep adjacent to said street. The first ten feet of any such yard nearest the lot lines shall be used and maintained as a landscaped area only, except for accessways. This area shall be fully landscaped with suitable planting for screening purposes and shall be fully maintained. The remainder of such yard space may be used only for off-street parking. (Ord. 388 § 12.07(c), 1975)

17.36.110 Parking.

Parking standards shall be as provided in Chapter 17.51. (Ord. 388 § 12.07(d), 1975)

17.36.120 Loading areas.

Loading areas shall be as provided in Chapter 17.51. (Ord. 388 § 12.07(e), 1975)

17.36.130 Other required conditions.

The following additional conditions shall apply in an IP district:

A. All uses shall be conducted wholly within a completely enclosed building, except for gas pumps, and offstreet parking and loading facilities, public and quasipublic uses and public utility service yards.

B. Manufacturing and industrial processes shall use only gas or electricity as a fuel; provided, however, that equipment using other fuel may be installed for standby purposes only. (Ord. 388 § 12.08, 1975)