Chapter 17.20


17.20.010    Use districts established.

17.20.020    Maps and boundaries.

17.20.030    Use district boundary determination.

17.20.040    Comprehensive plan.

17.20.050    Environmentally sensitive areas.

17.20.010 Use districts established.

In order to carry out the purpose of this section, the following zone classifications are established:

Single-family residential

RS 20,000

Single-family residential

RS 12,500

Neighborhood business


Public use


Cemetery use


Permanent open space


(Ord. 20.M § 10.1, 1991)

17.20.020 Maps and boundaries.

The boundaries of such use districts as shall be established and shall be shown on the official zoning map of the city, on file in the office of the city clerk, which map, with all explanatory matter thereon, shall be deemed to accompany and is by this reference incorporated herein as though fully set forth and herein made a part of this division. (Ord. 20.M § 10.2, 1991)

17.20.030 Use district boundary determination.

Where uncertainty exists with respect to the boundaries of any of the aforesaid districts as shown on the zoning maps, the following shall apply:

A. Where district boundaries are indicated as approximately following the center line of streets, alleys or highways, the actual center line shall be construed to be the boundary.

B. Where district boundaries are indicated as running approximately parallel to the center line of a street, the boundary line shall be construed to be parallel to the center line of the street.

C. Where district boundaries are indicated on such maps as approximately following the lot or tract lines, the actual lot or tract lines shall be construed to be the boundary of such use district.

D. Where a district boundary on such sectional maps divides a tract of unsubdivided property, the location of such use district boundary, unless the same is indicated by dimensions thereon, shall be determined by use of the scale appearing on such zone map.

E. Where a public street or alley is officially vacated or abandoned, the regulations applicable to the abutting property to which the vacated portion shall revert shall apply to such vacated or abandoned street or alley.

F. In case any uncertainty exists, the planning commission shall recommend and the city council shall determine the location of boundaries. (Ord. 20.M § 10.3, 1991)

17.20.040 Comprehensive plan.

The provisions of this division have been formulated and prepared in accordance with the comprehensive plan as adopted by the city. (Ord. 20.M § 10.4, 1991)

17.20.050 Environmentally sensitive areas.

Land within the use districts established by this chapter may fall within environmentally sensitive areas and shall be subject to the requirements of the city’s environmentally sensitive areas ordinance. (Ord. 20.M § 10.5, 1991)