Division V. Special Use Regulations

Chapter 23.68
ACCESSORY USES

Sections:

23.68.010    Purpose.

23.68.020    Accessory uses defined.

23.68.030    Accessory uses permitted.

23.68.040    Repealed.

23.68.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to identify and regulate accessory uses of property in all zoning districts to ensure such uses are developed and conducted in a manner that does not create any public safety or public nuisance issues. [Ord. 26-2006 §3, eff. 8-11-2006]

23.68.020 Accessory uses defined.

For the purposes of this title, “accessory uses” are those related uses necessary, or incidental, appropriate and subordinate to the operation and enjoyment of the principal use of the parcel or structure on which such use is authorized by zoning district regulations and as otherwise stated herein. Accessory uses are permanent or long-term in nature, distinct from the temporary use regulations of EGMC Chapter 23.92, Temporary Uses. [Ord. 26-2006 §3, eff. 8-11-2006]

23.68.030 Accessory uses permitted.

A. Agricultural and Residential Zoning Districts. The following list of accessory uses are permitted in all agricultural and residential zoning districts and uses are subject to compliance with listed conditions and other provisions of this title:

1. Antennas, cables, and wireless telecommunications facilities in accordance with provisions of EGMC Chapter 23.94, Wireless Communications Facilities.

2. Garage/yard sales are permitted on any parcel where the sale operator resides, not to exceed four (4) sales per calendar year for a maximum of two (2) consecutive days and may only operate during daylight hours.

3. Home occupations in accordance with provisions of EGMC Chapter 23.82, Home Occupations.

4. Off-street parking for use by persons living at or visiting the premises.

5. Outdoor storage in compliance with provisions of EGMC Chapter 23.86, Outdoor Sales, Display, Storage, and Seating.

6. Private residential recreation facility for use by persons living at or visiting the premises.

7. Recreation, refreshment, and service buildings in public parks.

8. Rental and sales offices for the leasing and/or sales of units located in the same apartment or condominium complex.

9. Homeowner’s association and/or clubhouse buildings for resident and guest use with approval of a conditional use permit pursuant to EGMC Section 23.16.070, Conditional use permit.

10. Vehicle maintenance and repair shall be limited to work conducted entirely within an enclosed garage on vehicles that are registered to a person currently residing at the home.

B. Commercial, Office and Industrial Zoning Districts. The following list of accessory uses are permitted in all commercial, office and industrial zoning districts subject to compliance with listed conditions and other provisions of this title:

1. Alcohol sales of beer and wine for on-site consumption are permitted as an accessory use with a minor use permit where the primary use is any of the following, as defined in Section 23.26.030 (Allowed land uses):

•     Fitness and sports facilities

•     Theaters and auditoriums

•     Indoor amusement/entertainment facility

•     Outdoor commercial recreation

•     Other similar uses as determined by the Development Services Director to be substantially similar to the uses listed above based on the definitions and listed criteria in Chapter 23.26, Use Classification System, and making required findings outlined in EGMC Section 23.12.040 (Official zoning interpretation).

Not more than fifteen (15%) percent of the net floor area of the primary use shall be dedicated to alcohol sales/display.

2. Accessory retail uses such as restaurants, pharmacies, and the sale of retail merchandise are allowed accessory to a primary use.

3. Antennas, cables, and wireless telecommunications facilities in accordance with provisions of EGMC Chapter 23.94, Wireless Communications Facilities.

4. Automated teller machine(s).

5. Bus shelters.

6. Off-street parking for use by persons working at or conducting business at the premises.

7. Outdoor sales, display, storage and seating in compliance with provisions of EGMC Chapter 23.86, Outdoor Sales, Display, Storage, and Seating.

8. Recreation, refreshment and service buildings in public parks.

9. Recreation facility (indoors and outdoors) for use of employees.

10. Small recycling collection facility and reverse vending machines.

C. Open Space Zoning Districts. The following list of accessory uses are permitted in the open space zoning districts subject to compliance with listed conditions and other provisions of this title:

1. Antennas, cables, and wireless telecommunications facilities in accordance with provisions of EGMC Chapter 23.94, Wireless Communications Facilities.

2. Bus shelters and park-and-ride lots.

3. Recreation, refreshment and service buildings in public parks.

4. Small recycling collection facility and reverse vending machines. [Ord. 14-2017 §3 (Exh. C), eff. 6-23-2017; Ord. 8-2011 §31(A), eff. 6-24-2011; Ord. 16-2009 §3, 9-25-2009; Ord. 26-2006 §3, eff. 8-11-2006]

23.68.040 Permit required.

Repealed by Ord. 8-2011. [Ord. 26-2006 §3, eff. 8-11-2006]