Chapter 17.30


17.30.010    Regulations generally.

17.30.020    Permitted uses.

17.30.030    Conditional uses.

17.30.040    Area, bulk, yard and height regulations.

17.30.050    Parking and loading.

17.30.010 Regulations generally.

The specific regulations set forth in this chapter shall apply in all M-1 districts. (Ord. 38 § 1 (part), 1972: prior code § 10-404.101)

17.30.020 Permitted uses.

The following uses shall be permitted in the M-1 districts.

No use shall be permitted the nature or manner of operation of which is determined by the city planner to be unduly hazardous or injurious to other properties in the vicinity or to the general public welfare by reason of the emission of odor, dust, smoke, noise, vibration, electrical or other disturbance.

A.    Commercial uses which are clearly incidental or supportive to industrial development;

B.    Public utility substation, public service structure, shop or storage facility including service yards;

C.    Storage warehouse;

D.    Firms devoted to distribution and wholesaling of goods;

E.    Light manufacturing, processing, packaging, treatment or fabrication of goods and merchandise;

F.    Other uses which are added to this section in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Chapter 17.74;

G.    Incidental and accessory structures and uses on the same site with and necessary to the operation of a permitted use. (Ord. 38 § 1 (part), 1972: prior code § 10-404.102)

17.30.030 Conditional uses.

The following uses shall be permitted only when authorized by a conditional use permit issued in accordance with Chapter 17.06:

A.    All other manufacturing, processing, assembling or storage of products and materials, including institutes and laboratories, conducted within a completely enclosed building; provided, that such uses are not or will not be offensive by reason of the emission of dust, gas, smoke, noise, fumes, odors or vibrations, or other causes; and provided further, that prior to the issuance of a building permit, the building official may require evidence that adequate controls, measures or devices have been provided to ensure and protect the public interest, health, comfort, convenience, safety and general welfare from such nuisances;

B.    Outdoor Storage Areas.

1.    No materials, supplies or equipment, including company-owned or operated trucks and motor vehicles, shall be stored in any area on a site except inside a closed building or behind a visual barrier screening such areas from view of adjoining properties, which barrier shall be at least six feet but not more than eight feet in height;

2.    Storage areas screened by visual barriers shall be located on the rear portions of the site. No storage area shall extend closer than twenty-five feet to a street property line;

C.    Automobile agencies including outside display of new and used vehicles;

D.    Cannabis testing laboratories, subject to the requirements of Chapter 8.10 and subject to the requirements of this chapter;

E.    Incidental and accessory structures and uses located on the same site with and necessary to the operation of a conditional use. (Ord. 616 § 7, 2018: Ord. 38 § 1 (part), 1972: prior code § 10-404.103)

17.30.040 Area, bulk, yard and height regulations.

The following area, bulk, yard and height regulations shall apply in the M-1 districts:

Minimum Building Site


Minimum Yards Required


Maximum Height Permitted


Maximum Coverage Permitted


Minimum Open Green Area Required

Average Width

Minimum Area
(sq. ft.)



























* Street side yard of a corner lot.

(Ord. 38 § 1 (part), 1972: prior code § 10-404.104)

17.30.050 Parking and loading.

Off-street parking and loading facilities shall be provided as required or permitted in Chapter 17.62. (Ord. 38 § 1 (part), 1972: prior code § 10-404.105)