Article 16. Hospital Planned Development District (HO P-D)

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10-2.2.1601 Purpose and Intent.

The purpose of the Hospital Planned Development (HO P-D) zoning district is to identify those parcels which are part of the City's existing hospital facilities except for those portions of the John Muir Medical Center that are currently zoned Planned Development. The intent is to designate the areas which are considered an integral part of the hospital facilities and which provide medical, surgical, psychiatric or emergency medical Service to sick or injured persons, primarily on an inpatient basis. Related facilities for out-patient treatment, as well as training, research, and administrative Service for patients and employees are also included.

10-2.2.1602 Land Use Regulations.

No use shall be permitted in the Hospital Planned Development District except in accord with a valid Planned Development Permit. Any permitted or conditionally permitted use in the Land Use Regulations table may be included in an approved P-D Permit, if consistent with the General Plan land use designation.

In the following table, the letters in the "Use Regulation" column are defined as follows:



A permitted use.



A use permitted subject to certain limitations prescribed by the "Use Regulations" that immediately follow the table.



A use permitted on approval of a Conditional Use Permit.

Letters in parentheses in the "Additional Regulations" column are described in the "Additional Regulations" section following the "Use Regulations". Where a Use Regulation or a letter in parentheses is opposite a use classification heading, the referenced regulations shall apply to all use classifications under the heading. Land uses not listed (indicated by strikeout) are not permitted.




A. Residential Use Classifications



1. Adult Day Care Home



2. Congregate Living Facility



3. Family Day Care Home



a. Small Family Day Care Home



b. Large Family Day Care Home



4. Group Residential



5. Multiple Family Residential



6. Residential Care Home



7. Accessory Dwelling Units



a. Accessory Dwelling Unit



b. Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit



8. Single Family Residential



B. Commercial Use Classifications



1. Ambulance Services



2. Animal Sales and Service



a. Animal Hospital



b. Animal: Retail Sales and Grooming



c. Horse Stables



d. Kennel



3. Artist Studio



4. Banks and Savings and Loans



a. Banks and Savings and Loans



(1) With Drive-up Service



(2) With Automated Teller Machine



5. Catering Services



6. Commercial Cannabis Business



a. Commercial Cannabis Cultivation



b. Commercial Cannabis Distribution



c. Commercial Cannabis Manufacturing



d. Commercial Cannabis Retail Dispensary



(1) With Cannabis Delivery



e. Nonstorefront Delivery-Only Operation



f. Commercial Cannabis Testing Laboratory



7. Communication Facilities



8. Custom Manufacturing


9. Eating and/or Drinking Establishments



a. Eating and/or Drinking Establishments



(1) With Wine and Beer Service Ending at or Before 11:00 p.m.



(2) With Wine and Beer Service Ending After 11:00 p.m.



(3) With Full Alcoholic Beverage Service Ending at or Before 11:00 p.m.



(4) With Full Alcoholic Beverage Service Ending After 11:00 p.m.



(5) With Live Entertainment



(6) With Dancing



(7) With Take-out Service



(a) Drive-up



(8) With Permanent Outdoor Seating



(9) With Off-site Distribution



(a) Micro-brewery



10. Food and Beverage Sales



a. Food and Beverage Sales



b. Convenience Market



(1) With Gasoline Sales



c. Specialty Food Shops



(1) With Off-site Distribution



11. Funeral and Interment Services



12. Health Clubs



13. Home Improvement Sales and Service


14. Horticultural Establishment



15. Lumber and Building Material Yard



16. Maintenance and Repair Service/Small Equip



17. Mini Storage



18. Nursery



19. Offices, Business and Professional



a. Offices, Business and Professional



(1) Offices, Medical



20. Parking, Commercial Facility



21. Pawn Shop



22. Personal Improvement Services



23. Personal Services



24. Recreation and Entertainment, Commercial



a. Within a Building



b. Outside a Building



25. Research and Development Services



26. Retail Sales/Rental



27. Vehicle/Equipment Sales and Service



a. Automobile Rental/Leasing



b. Automobile Sales/New and Used



c. Automobile Washing



d. Automobile Wrecking



e. Service Stations



(1) Automobile Washing



f. Vehicle/Equipment Repair



(1) Limited Vehicle Service



g. Vehicle/Equipment Sales and Rentals



h. Vehicle Storage



28. Visitor Accommodations



a. Bed and Breakfast Inns



b. Hotels



c. Motels



C. Industrial Use Classifications



1. General Industry


2. Limited Industry



3. Research Development Industry



4. Wholesaling, Distribution and Storage



D. Agricultural Use Classifications



1. Animal Husbandry



2. Crop Production



E. Community Facility Use Classifications



1. Adult Day Care Facility



2. Child Day Care Facility (Day Care Center)



3. Clubs and Lodges



4. College, Public or Private



5. Cultural Institutions



a. Cultural Institutions



b. Natural History/Science Museum



6. Emergency Medical Care



7. Government Offices



8. Hazardous Waste Management Facility



9. Heliports



10. Housing for the Homeless/Emergency Shelters



11. Hospitals



a. Acute Care



b. Other



12. Maintenance and Service Facilities



13. Park and Recreation Facilities



14. Public Parking Facilities



15. Public Safety Facilities



16. Public Transit Terminals



17. Recycling Facilities



a. Collection Facility



(1) Reverse Vending Machine Facility



(2) Small Collection Facility



(3) Large Collection Facility



b. Processing Facility



18. Religious Assembly



19. Residential Care Facility



20. Schools, Public or Private


21. Skilled Nursing Facilities



22. Utilities, Major



23. Utilities, Minor



F. Accessory Uses



1. Accessory Living Quarters



2. Accessory Structure



3. Accessory Uses



a. Accessory Uses



b. Garage Sales



c. Home Occupations



d. Personal Cannabis Cultivation



G. Temporary Uses



1. Arts and Crafts Shows, Outdoor



2. Christmas Tree Sales



3. Civic/Community Events



4. Farmers Markets



5. Live Entertainment Events



6. Outdoor Seating/Eating and Drinking Estab



7. Pumpkin Sales



8. Retail Sales, Outdoor



9. Swap Meets, Non-Recurring



10. Swap Meets, Recurring



11. Street Fairs



12. Vendor Carts






Eating and drinking facilities that are an integral part of and ancillary to the hospital facility are a permitted use. Sales and service of alcoholic beverages are permitted upon approval of an Administrative Use Permit pursuant to Article 12 of Part III of the Zoning Ordinance. All other eating and drinking facilities are not permitted.


Sales and service of alcoholic beverages are permitted as an accessory use upon approval of a Conditional Use Permit pursuant to Article 12 of Part III of the Zoning Ordinance. All other eating and drinking facilities are not permitted.


Business and Professional Offices which are directly related to the operation of the hospital facility are a permitted use. All other Business and Professional Offices are not permitted.


Research and Development Services which are an integral part of the hospital facility are a permitted use. All other Research and Development Services are not permitted.


Prescription pharmacies and/or retail facilities (including gift shops) which are an integral part of the hospital facility are a permitted use. All other Retail Sales/Rental facilities are not permitted.


Heliports which meet the criteria for providing "emergency aircraft flights for medical purposes" under Public Utilities Code Section 21662.4 area a permitted use. The location of the heliport shall be reviewed and approved by the Design Review Commission. All other heliports are not permitted.


Reverse Vending Machine Facilities and Small Collection Facilities are permitted upon approval by the Community Development Director.


Electrical substations, aboveground electrical transmission lines, water pumping stations and switching buildings are permitted uses. All other uses within this classification are not permitted.


Accessory structures are permitted subject to Sec. 10-2.2.1604. Property Development Regulation.


See the use regulations for the primary use classification.


Permitted subject to the approval of Temporary Activity Permit.



See Sec. 10-2.3.121. Regulations for Outdoor Sales, Service, Display.


See Part III, Article 7. Recycling Facilities.


See Part III, Article 9. Inclusionary Housing.


See Part III, Article 12. Alcoholic Beverage Sales.


See Part III, Article 5. Accessory Dwelling Units.

(§§41, 42, 43, Ord. 2109, eff. 6/15/12; §20, Ord. 2129, eff. 7/3/14; §§7(1), (48), Ord. 2183, eff. 9/8/18; §3, Ord. 2188, eff. 3/8/19; §14, Ord. 2210, eff. 10/22/21; §5(1), Ord. 2216, eff. 7/2/22)

10-2.2.1603 Permit Required.

Any property zoned Hospital Planned Development shall not be developed until a Planned Development (P-D) permit has been obtained pursuant to the provisions of Part IV, Article 10. Planned Development Permit.

10-2.2.1604 Property Development Regulations.

The following schedule prescribes development regulations for the Hospital Planned Development District. The symbol "NA" indicates that there is no restriction for that particular development regulation or it is not applicable in this District. Letters in parentheses refer to the "Additional Development Regulations" following the schedule.




A. Minimum Lot Area



B. Minimum Lot Width



C. Minimum Lot Frontage



D. Minimum Lot Depth



E. Minimum Setbacks



a. Front



b. Side



c. Corner Side



d. Rear



F. Maximum Height



G. Maximum Floor Area Ratio



a. Core Area

.95 FAR


b. Outside the Core Area

.6 FAR


H. Maximum Lot Coverage



I. Landscaping

See Part III, Article 11.


J. Fences and Walls

See Sec. 10-2.3.104.


K. Antennas

See Sec. 10-2.3.120.


L. Non-Conforming Conditions

See Part III, Article 7.


M. Parking and Loading

See Part III, Article 2.


N. Signs

See Title 10, Chapter 8.


O. Preservation of Trees

See Title 3. Chapter 8


P. Hillside Performance Standards

See Part III, Article 4.


Q. Stormwater Control

See Title 9, Chapter 16.




The minimum lot area, lot width, lot frontage, lot depth, setback and landscaping requirements shall be determined in the approval of the Planned Development Permit.


Refer to the Zoning Map.


(§2, Ord. 2037, eff. 12/17/04; §18, Ord. 2070, eff. 6/20/2008; §20, Ord. 2108, eff. 4/7/12)