Chapter 17.245
WATERFRONT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (W-I)

Sections:

17.245.010    Intent.

17.245.020    Uses.

17.245.030    Property development requirements.

17.245.010 Intent.

The W-I district is included in the zoning regulations to achieve the following city objectives:

(1) To reserve the waterfront for uses which require water access for successful operation.

(2) To support the economic well-being and stability of the city’s maritime economy.

(3) To preserve lands determined to be exceptionally suited for water-dependent and water-related uses. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016].

17.245.020 Uses.

The uses, which are permitted, conditional, or prohibited, shall be regulated by the Coos Bay estuary management plan. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016].

17.245.030 Property development requirements.

(1) Special Permits.

(a) It shall be the responsibility of the applicant to acquire other permits required by local, state and federal agencies prior to the issuance of a building permit by the city.

(2) Lot Standards.

(a) Minimum Area. No requirements.

(b) Minimum Width. No requirements.

(3) Building Coverage. No requirements.

(4) Building Height. No requirements.

(5) Fences and Walls. No requirements, except to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the public.

(6) Landscaping and Screening.

(a) All heating and air-handling equipment shall be appropriately screened from public view. This does not apply to roof-mounted equipment.

(b) All storage and trash areas must be enclosed and screened from public view.

(7) Utilities. When practical, utilities such as power lines, telephone lines, and television cable shall be installed in underground conduits and approved by the public works department.

(8) By-Products. There shall be no emissions, odor, gas, mist, vapor, pollen, soot, carbon, acid, smoke, fume, dust, particulate matter, or other air, water, or land pollution which exceeds permitted levels of local, state, or federal regulations. If the director determines that the proposed use might violate these standards or if a valid complaint has been registered about the possible pollution, the director may require the owner or agent to show written compliance with state regulations.

(9) Noise. Maximum permissible noise level shall not exceed permitted levels measured at the appropriate measuring points established by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. If there is doubt that the proposed use will violate these standards or if a valid complaint has been registered about the level of noise, the owner or agent may be required to show written compliance with state regulations. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016].