Chapter 17.260


17.260.010    Intent.

17.260.020    Uses.

17.260.030    Property development requirements.

17.260.040    Repealed.

17.260.010 Intent.

The medical park district is designed to achieve the following city objectives:

(1) Encourage the centralization of Coos Bay’s medical facilities.

(2) Provide space for semipublic facilities needed to complement medical facilities.

(3) Facilitate the establishment of the medical park district as an efficient regional referral center.

(4) Facilitate the planning and programming of desirable and/or needed utilities and facilities to adequately accommodate planned service level and intensity of use.

(5) Create an aesthetically pleasing, park-like environment conducive to the promotion of mental health and general well-being.

(6) Establish and reserve appropriately located areas for desirable mixtures of medically related professional, limited complementary commercial, administrative business offices, and medically related multifamily residential uses.

(7) Control the encroachment of medically related facilities into established or intended residential areas. [Ord. 511 § 6 (Exh. 2), 2019; Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016].

17.260.020 Uses.

The uses set out in Table 17.260.020 are examples of uses allowable in the medical park district. Where a specific use is not listed in the table, the director shall determine the most appropriate similar use in the table.

P = Permitted use.

C = Conditional use.

X = Prohibited use.

Table 17.260.020 – Uses





Group residential care facility


Multifamily which is medically related or fulfills a direct need to the district which cannot be fulfilled in other areas


Residential uses not authorized by this chapter




Bus shelters


[Ord. 511 § 6 (Exh. 2), 2019; Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016].

17.260.030 Property development requirements.

(1) Site Plan. Except for bus shelters, a site plan and approval are required for the establishment or change of any use in the MP district.

(2) Lot Standards.

(a) Residential.

(i) Minimum area: 8,000 square feet for the first three dwelling units and not more than one dwelling unit per 1,200 square feet thereafter.

(ii) Minimum width: each lot shall have a minimum width of 40 feet.

(b) Nonresidential.

(i) Minimum area: none required.

(ii) Minimum width: none required.

(3) Building Coverage. Maximum lot coverage by buildings and structures shall not exceed 50 percent of the total lot area.

(4) Building Height. No building or structure shall have a height greater than three stories, not to exceed 35 feet, unless otherwise approved through site plan.

(5) Landscaping and Screening.

(a) Screen heating and air equipment from public view. This does not apply to roof-mounted equipment.

(b) Enclose and screen all storage and trash areas from public view. [Ord. 511 § 6 (Exh. 2), 2019; Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016. Formerly 17.260.050].

17.260.040 Uses expressly prohibited.

Repealed by Ord. 511. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016].