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2-5   NON-RESIDENTIAL ZONE DISTRICTS
2-5(A)   NON-RESIDENTIAL – COMMERCIAL ZONE DISTRICT (NR-C)
2-5(A)(1)   Purpose
The purpose of the NR-C zone district is to accommodate medium-scale retail, office, commercial, and institutional uses, particularly where additional residential development is not appropriate or not desired because of a deficit of jobs or services in relation to housing units in the area. Primary land uses include a wide spectrum of retail and commercial uses intended to serve both neighborhood and area-wide needs, as well as some light industrial uses. Allowable uses are shown in Table 4-2-1.
 
2-5(A)(2)   Use and Development Standards
Table 2-5-1: NR-C Zone District Dimensional Standards Summary
Table 2-5-2: Other Applicable IDO Sections
See Table 5-1-3 for complete Dimensional Standards
Overlay Zones
Table 2-5-1: NR-C Zone District Dimensional Standards Summary
Table 2-5-2: Other Applicable IDO Sections
See Table 5-1-3 for complete Dimensional Standards
Overlay Zones
Development Location
General
UC-MS-PT
Allowable Uses
Site Standards
Use-specific Standards
A
Lot width, minimum
N/A
Dimensional Standards
B
Building coverage, maximum
N/A
Site Design and Sensitive Lands
Access and Connectivity
Setback Standards
Subdivision of Land
C
Front, minimum / maximum
5 ft. / N/A
0 ft. / 15 ft.
Parking and Loading
Landscaping, Buffering, and Screening
D
Side, minimum / maximum
O ft. / N/A
0 ft. / N/A interior; 15 ft. corner
Walls and Fences
E
Rear, minimum
0 ft.
15 ft.
Outdoor and Site Lighting
Building Height
Neighborhood Edges
F
Building height, maximum
38 ft.
55 ft.
Solar Acces
>100 ft. from all lot lines: N/A
Building Design
Signs
Operation and Maintenance
 
 
2-5(A)(3)   District Standards
None.
2-5(B)   NON-RESIDENTIAL – BUSINESS PARK ZONE DISTRICT (NR-BP)
2-5(B)(1)   Purpose
The purpose of the NR-BP zone district is to accommodate a wide range of non-residential uses in campus-like settings to buffer potential impacts on surrounding uses and adjacent areas. Allowable uses include a wide variety of office, commercial, research, light industrial, distribution, showroom, processing, and institutional uses. Allowable uses are shown in Table 4-2-1.
 
2-5(B)(2)   Use and Development Standards
Table 2-5-3: NR-BP Zone District Dimensional Standards Summary
Table 2-5-4: Other Applicable IDO Sections
See Table 5-1-3 for complete Dimensional Standards
Overlay Zones
Table 2-5-3: NR-BP Zone District Dimensional Standards Summary
Table 2-5-4: Other Applicable IDO Sections
See Table 5-1-3 for complete Dimensional Standards
Overlay Zones
Site Standards
Allowable Uses
A
Lot width, minimum
100 ft.
Use-specific Standards
B
Building coverage, maximum
50%
Dimensional Standards
Site Design and Sensitive Lands
Setback Standards
Access and Connectivity
C
Front, minimum
20 ft.
Subdivision of Land
D
Side, minimum
10 ft.
Parking and Loading
E
Rear, minimum
10 ft.
Landscaping, Buffering, and Screening
Building Height
Walls and Fences
F
Building height, maximum
65 ft.
Outdoor and Site Lighting
>100 ft. from front lot line: N/A
Neighborhood Edges
Solar Acces
Building Design
Signs
Operation and Maintenance
 
 
2-5(B)(3)   District Standards
2-5(B)(3)(a)   Eligibility for Rezoning to NR-BP
1.   The minimum total contiguous area eligible for an NR-BP zone designation is 20 acres.
2.   Rezoning to the NR-BP zone district requires the approval of a Master Development Plan that furthers and implements applicable goals and policies of the ABC Comp Plan, as amended, and complies with all applicable requirements of the DPM. The Master Development Plan shall be submitted at the same time as the rezoning to the NR-BP zone district, and the requests shall be reviewed and decided as described in Subsections 14-16-6-6(F) (Master Development Plan) and 14-16-6-7(H) (Zoning Map Amendment – Council).
2-5(B)(3)(b)   Allowable Uses
Allowable uses shall be per the NR-BP column in Table 4-2-1. Use-specific standards may be specified in the Master Development Plan as long they do not change the allowable uses in Table 4-2-1 and do not reduce requirements of any related Use-specific Standards in Section 14-16-4-3.
2-5(B)(3)(c)   Development Standards
1.   The Master Development Plan may specify development standards that apply to all lots and structures in the plan area in order to implement a coordinated and cohesive design for the project.
2.   The site-specific standards in the Master Development Plan shall not conflict with or reduce other standards in this IDO, including those of any Overlay zone that applies to the site. In particular, the standards in the Master Development Plan may not reduce requirements in Section 14-16-5-9 (Neighborhood Edges) designed to protect abutting properties from potential adverse impacts of development.
3.   If the Master Development Plan does not specify development standards, or if there is no Master Development Plan but development is allowed pursuant to Subsection 14-16-2-5(B)(3)(e) below, standards in Part 14-16-5 (Development Standards) apply. If Development Standards for the NR-BP zone district are not specified or if an IDO standard specifies that it is “per approved plan” in the NR-BP zone district, development shall meet the Development Standards established for the NR-C zone district.
2-5(B)(3)(d)   Development on Properties with NR-BP Zoning and Master Development Plans
All permits and approvals for property within a Master Development Plan area shall be consistent with the Master Development Plan, as amended. Where the Master Development Plan is silent, other IDO standards apply.
1.   Once a Master Development Plan has been approved, development can be approved through a Site Plan pursuant to the applicability, procedures, and criteria in Subsection 14-16-6-5(G) (Site Plan – Administrative), 14-16-6-6(I) (Site Plan – DRB), or 14-16-6-6(J) (Site Plan – EPC), as applicable.
2.   Master Development Plans are on file at the City Planning Department.
3.   See also Subsection 14-16-6-4(X) (Expiration of Approvals).
2-5(B)(3)(e)   Development on Properties with NR-BP Zoning but without a Master Development Plan
1.   For properties zoned NR-BP that are less than 20 acres without a Master Development Plan, unsubdivided lots can be subdivided pursuant to Subsection 14-16-6-6(K) (Subdivision of Land – Minor).
2.   For properties zoned NR-BP that are less than 20 acres without a Master Development Plan, development can be approved through a Site Plan pursuant to the applicability, procedures, and criteria in Subsection 14-16-6-5(H) (Site Plan – Administrative), 14-16-6-6(J) (Site Plan – DRB), or 14-16-6-6(K) (Site Plan – EPC), as applicable.
3.   For properties zoned NR-BP that are 20 acres or more, development requires a Master Development Plan to be reviewed and approved by the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) pursuant to the procedures in Subsection 14-16-6-6(F) (Master Development Plan).
2-5(B)(3)(f)   Master Development Plan Amendments
1.   Master Development Plans may be amended by the procedures in Subsection 14-16-5-6-4(Y) (Amendments of Approvals) or Subsection 14-16-6-4(Z) (Amendments of Pre-IDO Approvals), as applicable.
2.   See also Section 14-16-6-8 for Nonconformities.
2-5(C)   NON-RESIDENTIAL – LIGHT MANUFACTURING ZONE DISTRICT (NR-LM)
2-5(C)(1)   Purpose
The purpose of the NR-LM zone district is to accommodate moderate-intensity commercial, light assembly, fabrication, and light manufacturing uses, while buffering adjacent lower-intensity, Residential and Mixed-use zone districts from the traffic, noise, and other impacts of those uses. Allowable uses are shown in Table 4-2-1.
 
2-5(C)(2)   Use and Development Standards
Table 2-5-5: NR-LM Zone District Dimensional Standards Summary
Table 2-5-6: Other Applicable IDO Sections
See Table 5-1-3 for complete Dimensional Standards
Overlay Zones
Table 2-5-5: NR-LM Zone District Dimensional Standards Summary
Table 2-5-6: Other Applicable IDO Sections
See Table 5-1-3 for complete Dimensional Standards
Overlay Zones
Site Standards
Allowable Uses
A
Lot width, minimum
N/A
Use-specific Standards
B
Building coverage, maximum
N/A
Dimensional Standards
Site Design and Sensitive Lands
Setback Standards
Access and Connectivity
C
Front, minimum
5 ft.
Subdivision of Land
D
Side, minimum
0 ft.
Parking and Loading
E
Rear, minimum
0 ft.
Landscaping, Buffering, and Screening
Building Height
Walls and Fences
F
Building height, maximum
65 ft.
Outdoor and Site Lighting
>100 ft. from front lot line: N/A
Neighborhood Edges
Solar Acces
Building Design
Signs
Operation and Maintenance
 
 
2-5(C)(3)   District Standards
None.
2-5(D)   NON-RESIDENTIAL – GENERAL MANUFACTURING ZONE DISTRICT (NR-GM)
2-5(D)(1)   Purpose
The purpose of the NR-GM zone district is to accommodate a wide variety of industrial, manufacturing, and heavy commercial uses, particularly those with noise, glare, or heavy traffic impacts, in areas separated from Residential and Mixed-use areas and less intense, lighter impact businesses. Allowable uses are shown in Table 4-2-1.
 
2-5(D)(2)   Use and Development Standards
Table 2-5-7: NR-GM Zone District Dimensional Standards Summary
Table 2-5-8: Other Applicable IDO Sections
See Table 5-1-3 for complete Dimensional Standards
Overlay Zones
Table 2-5-7: NR-GM Zone District Dimensional Standards Summary
Table 2-5-8: Other Applicable IDO Sections
See Table 5-1-3 for complete Dimensional Standards
Overlay Zones
Site Standards
Allowable Uses
A
Lot width, minimum
N/A
Use-specific Standards
B
Building coverage, maximum
N/A
Dimensional Standards
Site Design and Sensitive Lands
Setback Standards
Access and Connectivity
C
Front, minimum
5 ft.
Subdivision of Land
D
Side, minimum
0 ft.
Parking and Loading
E
Rear, minimum
0 ft.
Landscaping, Buffering, and Screening
Building Height
Walls and Fences
F
Building height, maximum
65 ft.
Outdoor and Site Lighting
>100 ft. from front lot line: N/A
Neighborhood Edges
Solar Acces
Building Design
Signs
Operation and Maintenance
 
 
2-5(D)(3)   District Standards
None.
2-5(E)   NON-RESIDENTIAL – SENSITIVE USE ZONE DISTRICT (NR-SU)
2-5(E)(1)   Purpose
The purpose of the NR-SU zone district is to accommodate highly specialized public, civic, institutional, or natural resource-related uses that require additional review of location, site design, and impact mitigation to protect the safety and character of surrounding properties. Uses that require NR-SU zoning are not allowed in zone districts and are shown in Table 4-2-1.
 
2-5(E)(2)   Use and Development Standards
The following uses require an NR-SU zone district:
2-5(E)(2)(a)   Airport
2-5(E)(2)(b) 16 _ 17    Cemetery
2-5(E)(2)(c)   Correctional facility
2-5(E)(2)(d)   Crematorium
2-5(E)(2)(e)   Fairgrounds
2-5(E)(2)(f)   Fire or police station
2-5(E)(2)(g)   Natural resource extraction
2-5(E)(2)(h)   Solid waste convenience center
2-5(E)(2)(i)   Stadium or racetrack
2-5(E)(2)(j)   Waste and/or recycling transfer station
Table 2-5-9: Other Applicable IDO Sections[1]
Table 2-5-9: Other Applicable IDO Sections[1]
Overlay Zones
Allowable Uses
As negotiated from among those listed in Section 14-16-4-2
Use-specific Standards
Section 14-16-4-3 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Dimensional Standards Tables and Exceptions
As applicable to the most similar use or district as shown in Section 14-16-5-1, unless different standards are approved in the NR-SU approval process
Site Design and Sensitive Lands
Section 14-16-5-2 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Access and Connectivity
Section 14-16-5-3 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Subdivision of Land
Section 14-16-5-4 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Parking and Loading
Section 14-16-5-5 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Landscaping, Buffering, and Screening
Section 14-16-5-6 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Walls and Fences
Section 14-16-5-7 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Outdoor and Site Lighting
Section 14-16-5-8 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Neighborhood Edges
Section 14-16-5-9 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Solar Acces
Section 14-16-5-10 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Building Design
Section 14-16-5-11 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Signs
Section 14-16-5-12 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
Operation and Maintenance
Section 14-16-5-13 unless varied in the NR-SU approval process
[1] Some of the general controls in these sections may not apply to specific types of NR-SU zone districts or specific types of development if exempted by other provisions of this IDO.
 
2-5(E)(3)   District Standards
2-5(E)(3)(a)   Eligibility for Rezoning to NR-SU
Rezoning to the NR-SU zone district require a Site Plan – EPC to be submitted that specifies uses, site standards, and development standards, reviewed and decided by the EPC in conjunction with review and decision of the zone change request pursuant to Subsection 14-16-6-7(G) (Zoning Map Amendment – EPC) or Subsection 14-16-6-7(H) (Zoning Map Amendment – Council), as applicable.
2-5(E)(3)(b)   Allowable Uses
1.   Uses that require a Zoning Map Amendment for NR-SU are not allowed in other zone districts. Allowable uses in the NR-SU zone district, including accessory uses, are listed in Table 4-2-1.
2.   Additional uses may be approved as accessory uses if they are found to be compatible with the proposed primary sensitive use, pursuant to Subsection 14-16-4-1(A)(4)(b).
2-5(E)(3)(c)   Development Standards
Where the Site Plan is silent on any standard, IDO standards apply.
2-5(E)(3)(d)   Provisions for Specific Areas
Approved Site Plans are on file at the City Planning Department.
2-5(F)   NON-RESIDENTIAL – PARK AND OPEN SPACE ZONE DISTRICT (NR-PO)
2-5(F)(1)   Purpose
The purpose of the NR-PO zone district is to protect the natural character of designated private and public parks and open space for public recreation, use, and enjoyment. Primary uses are open space and related recreation facilities, picnic and other shelters, and service/maintenance facilities.
 
2-5(F)(2)   Use and Development Standards
Dimensional standards in NR-PO sub-zones shall be determined in the approval of a Master Plan, Resource Management Plan, standards specified by the implementing Department, or standards specified in an approved Site Plan. Where the Master Plan, Resource Management Plan, or Site Plan is silent, standards in the following Subsections apply.
Table 2-5-10: Other Applicable IDO Sections [1]
Table 2-5-10: Other Applicable IDO Sections [1]
Allowable Uses
Use-specific Standards
Dimensional Standards
Site Design and Sensitive Lands
Access and Connectivity
Subdivision of Land
Parking and Loading
Landscaping, Buffering, and Screening
Walls and Fences
Outdoor and Site Lighting
Neighborhood Edges
Solar Acces
Building Design
Signs
Operation and Maintenance
[1] Some standards may not apply to NR-PO zone districts if exempted by other provisions of this IDO or as otherwise approved by the City Parks and Recreation Department.
 
2-5(F)(3)   District Standards
The NR-PO zone district includes the following 4 sub-zones, each of which has allowable uses and development standards specified in this IDO or a special approval as noted below.
2-5(F)(3)(a)   Sub-zone A: City-owned or Managed Parks
1.   Allowable uses other than those specified in Table 4-2-1 shall be reviewed and decided pursuant to Subsection 14-16-6-6(J) (Site Plan – EPC).
2.   Development standards specified in a Master Plan approved or amended by the City Parks and Recreation Department for each facility prevail over IDO standards and may be reflected in Site Plans approved pursuant to this IDO.
2-5(F)(3)(b)   Sub-zone B: Major Public Open Space
1.   Uses and development standards specified in a Resource Management Plan or Master Plan approved or amended by the Open Space Division of the City Parks and Recreation Department for each facility or in the Facility Plan for Major Public Open Space prevail over IDO standards and may be reflected in Site Plans approved pursuant to this IDO.
2.   For facilities without a Resource Management Plan or Master Plan, allowable uses other than those specified in Table 4-2-1 or the Facility Plan for Major Public Open Space may be approved pursuant to Subsection 14-16-6-6(J) (Site Plan – EPC).
3.   Any Extraordinary Facility shall be reviewed and decided pursuant to Subsection 14-16-6-6(J) (Site Plan – EPC).
2-5(F)(3)(c)   Sub-zone C: Non-City Parks and Open Space
Development standards may be specified in an approved Site Plan but may not conflict with or reduce other standards in this IDO, including those of an Overlay zone that applies to the site.
2-5(F)(3)(d)   Sub-zone D: City BioPark
Uses and development standards specified in the BioPark Master Plan as approved or amended by the City Cultural Services Department apply.

 

Notes

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16   2020 IDO Annual Update - Citywide Text Amendments – EPC REVIEW. See Council Services Memo proposing to remove this as a Sensitive Use and allowing it permissively in some zone districts in Table 4-2-1. EPC Recommended Condition #1.K removed the proposed amendment.
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17   2020 IDO Annual Update – Citywide Text Amendments – LUPZ REVIEW. Passed 5/12/2021 as Amendment A2 – Campground and RV Park.