Chapter 18.100


18.100.010    General description.

18.100.020    Uses permitted.

18.100.030    Area regulations.

18.100.040    Height regulations.

18.100.050    Minimum off-street parking and loading requirements.

18.100.060    Signage.

18.100.070    Screening of outdoor storage.

18.100.080    Uses prohibited.

18.100.010 General description.

The I-3 district is intended to permit industrial development where the use and its operation do not directly adversely affect nearby residential and business uses. The district regulations are designed to allow a wide range of industrial activities subject to limitations designed to protect nearby residential and business districts. (Zoning ordinance Art. 4, § 17).

18.100.020 Uses permitted.

Within the planned industrial district, no building, structure, or premises shall be used and no building or structure shall be erected or altered until and unless the same has been approved by the planning commission and by city council in accordance with the provisions contained in Chapter 18.210 SCC, and until and unless the following conditions have been complied with.

Uses that may be permitted on review shall be the following:

(1) A retail or service use only when it directly serves or is auxiliary to the needs of industrial plants or employees thereof.

(2) Sleeping facilities required by caretaker or night watchman employed on the premises shall be permitted in the I-3 district.

(3) Any of the following uses:

(a) Outdoor storage facilities for building materials, sand, gravel, stone, lumber; open storage of construction contractor’s equipment, supplies, and manufactured goods.

(b) Offices, businesses, or professional.

(4) The following uses when conducted within a completely enclosed building:

(a) The manufacture, compounding, processing, packaging, or treatment of such products as bakery goods, candy, cosmetics, dairy products, drugs, perfumes, pharmaceuticals, perfumed toilet soap, toiletries, and food products.

(b) The manufacture, compounding, assembling or treatment of articles of merchandise from the following previously prepared materials; aluminum, bone, cellophane, canvas, cloth, cork, feathers, felt, fiber, fur, glass, hair, horn, leather, paper, plastics, precious or semi-precious metals or stones, shell, rubber, textiles, tin, iron, steel, wood (excluding sawmill), yarn, and paint not involving a boiling process.

(c) The manufacture of pottery and figurines or other similar ceramic products, using only previously pulverized clay, and kilns fired only by electricity or gas.

(d) The manufacture and maintenance of electric and neon signs, commercial advertising structures, light sheet metal products, including heating and ventilating ducts and equipment, cornices, eaves, and the like.

(e) The manufacture of musical instruments, toys, novelties, and rubber and metal stamps.

(f) Auction house, except for sale of livestock.

(g) Blacksmith shop and machine shop.

(h) Wholesale or warehouse enterprise.

(5) Buildings, structures, and uses accessory and customarily incidental to any of the above uses.

(6) There shall have been filed with the planning commission a written application for approval of a contemplated use within said district, which application shall be accompanied with the following information:

(a) A plot plan indicating the location of present and proposed building, driveways, parking lots, landscaping, screening, and other necessary uses.

(b) Preliminary architectural plans for the proposed building or buildings.

(c) A description of the business operations proposed in sufficient detail to indicate the effects of those operations in producing excessive auto or traffic congestion or problems of noise, glare, odor, fire, or safety hazards, or other factors detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the area.

(d) Effects of those operations in producing excessive auto or traffic congestion or problems of noise, glare, odor, fire, or safety hazards, or other factors detrimental to the health, safety, and welfare of the area.

(e) Engineering or architectural plans for the handling of any of the problems of the type outlined in subsection (6)(c) of this section, including the handling of storm water and sewers and necessary plans for the controlling of smoke or other nuisances such as those enumerated under subsection (6)(c) of this section.

(f) Any other information the planning commission or city council may need to adequately consider the effect that the proposed uses may have upon the area, and/or the cost of providing municipal services to the area. (Zoning ordinance Art. 4, § 17).

18.100.030 Area regulations.

The following requirements shall apply to all uses permitted in this district:

(1) Front Yard. All buildings shall set back from all street right-of-way lines not less than 35 feet.

(2) Side Yard. No building shall be located closer than 15 feet to a side lot line, unless said side lot line abuts a residential or professional district, in which case no building shall be located closer than 75 feet to that side lot line.

(3) Rear Yard. No building shall be located closer than 30 feet to a rear lot line, unless such rear lot line abuts a residential or professional district, in which case no building shall be located closer than 75 feet to that rear lot line.

(4) Coverage. Main and accessory buildings and off-street parking, drives, access roads, service areas and loading facilities shall not cover more than 75 percent of the lot area.

(5) Buffer Zone. Setback areas shall act as a buffer between adjacent residential and business uses. They shall be fully landscaped and maintained with grass, trees and shrubbery of sufficient height and density to serve as a screen between the planned industrial zone and the residential zone. The buffer zone shall not constitute a site-distance obstruction at street intersections. The buffer zone shall be considered as part of the lot area, but shall not be used for any business purpose such as buildings, parking lots, signs, or any accessory use. The buffer zone, upon completion of the development of any project, shall be at or near the same grade or plane which existed prior to the development of the planned industrial district property, unless otherwise expressly reviewed and approved by the planning commission and by city council. These restrictions shall not apply to that portion of the lot fronting on the major thoroughfares, however all other required landscaping shall apply. (Zoning ordinance Art. 4, § 17).

18.100.040 Height regulations.

No building or structure shall exceed four stories or 45 feet in height, except as hereinafter provided in Chapter 18.115 SCC. (Zoning ordinance Art. 4, § 17).

18.100.050 Minimum off-street parking and loading requirements.

Minimum off-street parking and loading requirements are as regulated in Chapters 18.125 and 18.135 SCC. (Zoning ordinance Art. 4, § 17).

18.100.060 Signage.

Signage is as regulated in Chapter 18.140 SCC. (Zoning ordinance Art. 4, § 17).

18.100.070 Screening of outdoor storage.

Outdoor storage facilities and areas shall be screened by a minimum seven-foot-tall obscuring fence, wall or mass plantings and designed in such a way as to contribute to the orderly appearance of the district. (Zoning ordinance Art. 4, § 17).

18.100.080 Uses prohibited.

The following uses are prohibited:

(1) Abattoirs or slaughterhouses.

(2) Acid manufacture.

(3) Automobile assembling, painting, upholstering, rebuilding, reconditioning, body and fender works, truck repairing and overhauling, tire retreading or recapping and battery manufacturing.

(4) Ammonia, bleaching powder, or chlorine manufacture.

(5) Bag cleaning.

(6) Batching plants for asphalt and portland cement concrete.

(7) Blast furnace.

(8) Boiler works.

(9) Brick, tile or terra cotta manufacture not requiring ovens.

(10) Candle manufacture.

(11) Celluloid manufacture.

(12) Coke ovens.

(13) Crematory or reduction plant.

(14) Creosote treatment or manufacture.

(15) Dextrin, glucose, and starch manufacture.

(16) Disinfectants, cattle dips, exterminators and insecticides manufacture, not including the compounding of the same.

(17) Distillation of bones.

(18) Dyestuff manufacture.

(19) Fat rendering.

(20) Feed mills.

(21) Fertilizer manufacture, not including compounding.

(22) Fireworks or explosives manufacture or storage, or the loading of explosives.

(23) Fish smoke or curing.

(24) Forge plant.

(25) Foundry casting lightweight nonferrous metal not causing noxious fumes or odors.

(26) Freighting or trucking yard or terminal.

(27) Fuel manufacture.

(28) Gas (illumination or heating) manufacture or storage in excess of 1,000 cubic feet.

(29) Gelatin, glue, or size manufacture or process involving recovery from fish or animal material.

(30) Glass manufacture.

(31) Gunpowder manufacture or storage.

(32) Hotels and similar inhabitable places.

(33) Incineration or reduction of garbage, dead animals, outfall, or refuse other than by an authorized public agency.

(34) Iron, steel, brass, or copper works or foundry.

(35) Lampblack manufacture.

(36) Lime, gypsum, cement, asphalt or plaster of paris manufacture.

(37) Livestock market, auction or sales pavilion.

(38) Match manufacture.

(39) Oil, paint, turpentine, or varnish manufacture.

(40) Ore reduction.

(41) Planing mill.

(42) Potash or washing soda manufacture.

(43) Public utility service yard or electrical receiving or transforming station.

(44) Pulp mills.

(45) Petroleum products, refining, or storage.

(46) Printing ink manufacture.

(47) Pyroxylin plastics or celluloid manufacture, or explosive or inflammable cellulose or pyroxylin products manufacture.

(48) Rendering plant or other comparable processing of fish or animal material.

(49) Residential use.

(50) Rolling manufacture.

(51) Sale, storage, and sorting of junk, waste, discarded or salvaged materials, machinery or equipment, but not including processing.

(52) Salt works.

(53) Sawmill.

(54) Smelting or refining of metals.

(55) Soap manufacture.

(56) Sulphurous, sulfuric, nitric, or hydrochloric, or other corrosive or offensive acid manufacture or their use except as accessory to a permitted industry.

(57) Stockyards.

(58) Shoe polish manufacture.

(59) Tanning, curing, or storage of raw hides or skins, or leather dressing or coloring.

(60) Tar distillation or manufacture.

(61) Tire recapping or retreading.

(62) Tar roofing or waterproofing manufacture.

(63) Wool pulling or scouring. (Zoning ordinance Art. 4, § 17).