Chapter 18.11


18.11.010    Purposes.

18.11.020    Permitted uses.

18.11.030    Conditional uses.

18.11.040    Screening and landscaping.

18.11.050    Performance standards.

18.11.060    Required yards.

18.11.070    Minimum lot size.

18.11.080    Height of structures.

18.11.090    Signs.

18.11.100    Off-street parking and loading facilities.

18.11.110    Reserved.

18.11.120    Design review.

18.11.130    General provisions and exceptions.

18.11.010 Purposes.

The purpose of this CH highway commercial district is to encourage the development of commercial goods and services in places conveniently and safely accessible from freeways as shown on the land use diagram of the Dixon General Plan, while discouraging those uses that are unrelated to the needs of freeway users and which may adversely affect adjacent noise-sensitive land uses.

This district principally allows uses which serve the automobile-associated traveler. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1); Ord. 15‑002 § 20.]

18.11.020 Permitted uses.

The following uses shall be permitted:

A. All permitted uses in the CN district.

B. Establishments which generally require large sites and do not require locations in close proximity to other retail uses, including but not limited to the following:

1. Automobile repair garages;

2. Automobile sales and services;

3. Automobile supply stores;

4. Communication equipment buildings;

5. Golf driving ranges;

6. Hotels and motels;

7. Parking lots improved in conformity with standards prescribed in Chapter 18.27 DMC;

8. Recreation vehicle sales and services;

9. Regional general merchandisers;

10. Tourist related sales and service facilities;

11. Trailer sales and services.

C. Accessory structures located on the same site as a permitted or conditional use.

D. Accessory and temporary uses, subject to the provisions of Chapter 18.22 DMC.

E. Temporary parking lots for events sponsored by a public agency.

F. Windmills in conjunction with a permitted or conditional use. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1); Ord. 15-002 § 21.]

18.11.030 Conditional uses.

The following uses are permitted upon the granting of a use permit as provided in Chapter 18.25 DMC. A master use permit, allowing up to ten (10) conditional uses, may be considered with a highway commercial complex. The master use permit application shall be considered concurrently with the complex’s design review application.

A. All conditional uses in the CN District;

B. Commercial amusement establishments including amusement parks, carnivals, circuses and other transient amusement enterprises; pony riding rings; and riding stables;

C. Equipment rentals;

D. Galleries;

E. Gasoline stations with convenience markets over five hundred (500) square feet;

F. Home improvement centers;

G. Massage establishments;

H. Medical clinics;

I. Public parks and playgrounds and other public recreational facilities;

J. Public utility and public service pumping stations, power stations, drainage ways and structures, and storage tanks found by the City Planning Commission to be necessary for the public health, safety or welfare;

K. Restaurants with drive-through;

L. Sporting goods stores;

M. Tattoo studios. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1); Ord. 15-002 § 22; Ord. 15-014 § 2.]

18.11.040 Screening and landscaping.

All uses shall provide screening and landscaping as required in Chapter 18.33 DMC. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.11.050 Performance standards.

All existing and proposed uses shall be subject to the provisions of Chapter 18.28 DMC. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.11.060 Required yards.

A. The minimum front yard shall be twenty (20) feet.

B. There is no required side or rear yard except in the following instances:

1. On a reverse corner lot adjoining a key lot which is in an R district, the minimum street side yard shall be not less than one-half of the required front yard of the key lot.

2. The minimum side yard or rear yard adjoining an R district shall be twenty (20) feet.

3. One (1) foot shall be added to each required side yard or rear yard for each two (2) feet of height or fraction thereof by which a portion of a structure within thirty (30) feet of the nearest side or rear yard property line exceeds fourteen (14) feet in height. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.11.070 Minimum lot size.

The minimum lot size shall be ten thousand (10,000) square feet. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.11.080 Height of structures.

No structure shall exceed forty (40) feet in height. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.11.090 Signs.

No signs or display of any character shall be permitted except as prescribed in Chapter 18.24 DMC. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.11.100 Off-street parking and loading facilities.

Off-street parking and loading facilities shall be provided for all uses as prescribed in Chapter 18.27 DMC. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.11.110 Reserved.

[Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.11.120 Design review.

All uses shall be subject to design review as prescribed in Chapter 18.23 DMC. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.11.130 General provisions and exceptions.

All uses shall be subject to the general provisions and exceptions as prescribed in Chapter 18.20 DMC. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]