Chapter 18.12


18.12.010    Purposes.

18.12.020    Permitted uses.

18.12.030    Conditional uses.

18.12.040    Screening and landscaping.

18.12.050    Performance standards.

18.12.060    Required yards.

18.12.070    Minimum lot size.

18.12.080    Height of structures.

18.12.090    Signs.

18.12.100    Off-street parking and loading facilities.

18.12.110    Reserved.

18.12.120    Design review.

18.12.130    General provisions and exceptions.

18.12.010 Purposes.

The purpose of the CS service commercial district is to encourage certain heavy commercial and light manufacturing uses which are generally incompatible with retail and highway commercial uses, but perform needed storage and service functions.

This district is also created to further the policies of the Dixon General Plan, which encourages such uses in locations which are not apt to expose nearby residential and other such sensitive uses to the possible nuisance effects generated by such uses. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.12.020 Permitted uses.

The following uses shall be permitted:

A. Commercial service establishments, including but not limited to the following:

1. Automobile repairing, overhauling, rebuilding and painting;

2. Automobile sales and services;

3. Automobile supply stores;

4. Automobile upholstery and top shops;

5. Automobile washing including the use of mechanical conveyors, blowers and steam cleaning;

6. Bakeries;

7. Barber shops and beauty shops;

8. Boat sales and service;

9. Bowling alleys and pool halls;

10. Bus stations;

11. Cabinet shops;

12. Carpenters’ shops;

13. Carpet and rug cleaning and dyeing;

14. Catering shops;

15. Cold storage plants;

16. Communications equipment building;

17. Dairy products plants;

18. Diaper supply services;

19. Electrical repairs shops;

20. Exterminators;

21. Feed and fuel stores;

22. Fitness centers;

23. Food lockers;

24. Freight forwarding terminals;

25. Glass shops;

26. Heating and ventilation shops;

27. Household and office equipment and machinery repair shops;

28. Ice storage houses;

29. Laboratories, including medical and dental;

30. Linen supply services;

31. Machinery sales and rentals;

32. Mortuaries;

33. Motorcycle sales and services;

34. Nurseries and garden supply stores;

35. Professional and administrative offices;

36. Packing and crating;

37. Parcel delivery services;

38. Photographic developing and printing;

39. Plumbing shops;

40. Printing, lithographing, and engraving;

41. Railroad stations;

42. Refrigeration equipment;

43. Restaurants including drive-through restaurants;

44. Safe and vault repairing;

45. Service stations;

46. Self-service laundries;

47. Sheet metal shops;

48. Tire sales, retreading and recapping;

49. Trailer sales and services;

50. Tool or cutlery sharpening or grinding;

51. Warehouses, except for the storage of fuel or flammable liquids;

52. Wholesale establishments;

53. Mini-storage and caretaker residence.

B. Commercial service establishments involving creation of noise, odor, dust, heavy traffic, unsightliness or other nuisances and hazards, when located more than two hundred fifty (250) feet from an R district, including, but not limited to:

1. Blacksmith shops;

2. Building materials yards other than gravel, rock or cement yards;

3. Contractors, equipment rental yards and storage yards;

4. Commercial kennels;

5. Live storage, killing or dressing of poultry or rabbits for retail sale on the premises;

6. Lumber yards not including planing or saw mills;

7. Small domestic animal veterinary offices and hospitals;

8. Stone and monument yards;

9. Transit yards;

10. Trucking terminals;

11. Welding shops.

C. Parking lots improved in conformity with the standards prescribed in Chapter 18.27 DMC.

D. Public utility facilities, including but not limited to: pumping stations, power stations, drainage ways, structures, storage tanks, service yards and equipment buildings.

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

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

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

H. Windmills in conjunction with a permitted or conditional use. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1); Ord. 15-002 § 23.]

18.12.030 Conditional uses.

The following uses shall be permitted upon the granting of a use permit as provided in Chapter 18.25 DMC:

A. Public buildings and grounds.

B. All uses permitted or conditionally permitted in the CN, CD, or CH districts.

C. Large animal veterinary offices and hospitals, e.g., horses, cows.

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

E. Any use listed in DMC 18.12.020 which is located within two hundred fifty (250) feet of an R district. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1); Ord. 15-002 § 24.]

18.12.040 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).]

18.12.050 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).]

18.12.060 Required yards.

There are no required front, side or rear yards except in the following instances:

A. The minimum front yard adjoining an R or A district shall be ten (10) feet.

B. On a reversed 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.

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

D. 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 such yard exceeds fourteen (14) feet. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.12.070 Minimum lot size.

The minimum lot size shall be seven thousand (7,000) square feet. [Ord. 13-008 § 2; Ord. 13-009 § 2(1).]

18.12.080 Height of structures.

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

18.12.090 Signs.

No sign, outdoor advertising structure, 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).]

18.12.100 Off-street parking and loading facilities.

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

18.12.110 Reserved.

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

18.12.120 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).]

18.12.130 General provisions and exceptions.

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