Chapter 18.31
TEMPORARY USE PERMITS

Sections:

18.31.010    Purpose.

18.31.020    Application.

18.31.030    Required findings.

18.31.040    Conditions of approval.

18.31.050    Appeals—Expiration, extensions, and modifications.

18.31.010 Purpose.

This chapter establishes a process for review and approval of certain uses that are intended to be of limited duration of time and will not permanently alter the character or physical facilities of the site where they occur. (Ord. 1438 § 4 (Exh. A (part)), 2011)

18.31.020 Application.

An application for a temporary use permit shall be submitted at least thirty days before the use is intended to begin. The application shall be on the required form and shall include the written consent of the owner of the property or the agent of the owner. (Ord. 1438 § 4 (Exh. A (part)), 2011)

18.31.030 Required findings.

The Zoning Administrator may approve an application for a temporary use only upon making both of the following findings:

A.    The proposed use will not unreasonably affect adjacent properties, their owners and occupants, or the surrounding neighborhood, and will not in any other way constitute a nuisance or be detrimental to the health, safety, peace, comfort, or general welfare of persons residing or working in the area of such use or to the general welfare of the City; and

B.    The proposed use will not unreasonably interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic or circulation in the area surrounding the proposed use, and will not create a demand for additional parking that cannot be safely and efficiently accommodated by existing parking areas. (Ord. 1438 § 4 (Exh. A (part)), 2011)

18.31.040 Conditions of approval.

The Zoning Administrator may impose reasonable conditions deemed necessary to ensure compliance with the findings for a temporary use permit listed in Section 18.31.030, Required findings, including, but not limited to: regulation of ingress and egress and traffic circulation; fire protection and access for fire vehicles; regulation of lighting; regulation of hours and/or other characteristics of operation; and removal of all trash, debris, signs, sign supports and temporary structures and electrical service. The Administrator may require reasonable guarantees and evidence that such conditions are being, or will be, complied with. (Ord. 1438 § 4 (Exh. A (part)), 2011)

18.31.050 Appeals—Expiration, extensions, and modifications.

A.    Appeals. Any party aggrieved by the decision of the Zoning Administrator to approve, approve with conditions, or deny a permit for a temporary use or structure may appeal the decision to the Planning Commission, pursuant to Section 18.27.150, Appeals.

B.    Expiration, Extensions and Modifications. Temporary use permits are effective and may only be extended or modified as provided for in Chapter 18.27, Common Procedures. (Ord. 1438 § 4 (Exh. A (part)), 2011)