CHAPTER 153: ZONING CODE
Section
153.010 General Provisions
   153.010.010   Title
   153.010.020   Purpose
   153.010.030   Terminology
   153.010.040   Relationship to General Plan
   153.010.050   Relationship to other regulations and plans
   153.010.060   Relationship to California Environmental Quality Act
   153.010.070   Minimum requirements
   153.010.080   Severability of any portion
153.020 Administration and Enforcement
   153.020.010   Composition of Baldwin Park Planning Division
   153.020.020   Responsibilities of the City Council
   153.020.030   Responsibilities of the Planning Commission
   153.020.040   Responsibilities of the Design Review Committee
   153.020.050   Responsibilities of the Zoning Administrator
   153.020.060   Responsibilities of the Director of Public Works
   153.020.070   Responsibilities of the City Planner
   153.020.080   Interpretation of the Zoning Code
   153.020.090   Enforcement and penalty for violation
153.030 Establishment of Zones
   153.030.010   Zones Established
   153.030.020   Official Zoning Map
   153.030.030   Determination of Boundaries
153.040 Residential Zones
Part 1. Permitted Uses and Development Standards
   153.040.010   Intent and purpose
   153.040.020   Use regulations
   153.040.030   Development standards
   153.040.040   Required open space
   153.040.050   Flag lots
   153.040.060   Manufactured housing
   153.040.070   Accessory structures
   153.040.080   Vehicle storage and repair
   153.040.090   Other applicable regulations
Part 2. Small-Lot Single-Family Developments
   153.040.100   Intent and purpose
   153.040.110   Development standards
Part 3. Housing Incentives
   153.040.120   Intent and purpose
   153.040.130   Density bonus incentive
   153.040.140   General requirements
   153.040.150   Development standards
   153.040.160   Resale and rental controls
Part 4. Mobile Home Parks
   153.040.170   Intent and purpose
   153.040.180   Use regulations
   153.040.190   Development standards
153.050 Commercial and Industrial Zones
   153.050.010   Intent and purpose
   153.050.020   Use regulations
   153.050.030   Development standards
   153.050.040   Accessory uses
   153.050.050   Outdoor storage and uses
   153.050.060   Other applicable regulations
153.060 Open Space Zone
   153.060.010   Intent and purpose
   153.060.020   Use regulations
   153.060.030   Other applicable regulations
153.070 Mixed-Use Zones
   153.070.010   Intent and purpose   
   153.070.020   Use regulations
   153.070.030   Development standards
   153.070.040   Additional development standards for mixed-use developments
   153.070.050   Required residential open space
   153.070.060   Reserved
   153.070.070   Other applicable regulations
153.080 Historic Overlay Zone
   153.080.010   Intent and purpose
   153.080.020   Applicability
   153.080.030   Property maintenance
   153.080.040   Local official register
   153.080.050   Agreements by the City of Baldwin Park
153.090 Sierra Vista Overlay Zone
   153.090.010   Intent and purpose
   153.090.020   Applicability
   153.090.030   Application for approval of development plans
   153.090.040   Development standards
153.100 Planned Development Overlay Zone
   153.100.010   Intent and purpose
   153.100.020   Establishment of a planned development
   153.100.030   Use regulations
   153.100.040   Development standards
   153.100.050   Other applicable regulations
153.110 Specific Plan Zones
   153.110.010   Intent and purpose
   153.110.020   Application
   153.110.030   Minimum development site standard
   153.110.040   Specific plan requirements
   153.110.050   Other applicable regulations
153.115 Reserved
153.120 Standards for Specific Land Uses and Activities
Part 1. Adult Oriented Businesses
   153.120.010   Intent and purpose
   153.120.020   Permit requirements
   153.120.030   Location requirements
Part 2. Alcohol Sales
   153.120.040   Intent and purpose
   153.120.050   Permit requirements
   153.120.060   Use regulations
   153.120.070   Development standards
   153.120.080   Security regulations
   153.120.090   Abandonment of permit
Part 3. Game Arcades and Internet Cafes
   153.120.100   Intent and purpose
   153.120.110   Use regulations
   153.120.120   Development standards
Part 4. Animal Keeping
   153.120.130   Intent and purpose
   153.120.140   Permitted animals
Part 5. Billiard and Pool Halls
   153.120.150   Intent and purpose
   153.120.160   Use regulations
   153.120.170   Development standards
   153.120.180   Security regulations
Part 6. Child Day Care Facilities and Large-Family Day Care Homes
   153.120.190   Intent and purpose
   153.120.200   Use regulations
   153.120.210   Development standards
Part 7. Drive-through Establishments
   153.120.220   Intent and purpose
   153.120.230   Use regulations
   153.120.240   Development standards
Part 8. Home Occupations
   153.120.250   Intent and purpose
   153.120.260   Permit requirements
   153.120.270   Use regulations
Part 9. Hotels and Motels
   153.120.280   Intent and purpose
   153.120.290   Permit requirements
   153.120.300   Length of occupancy restriction
   153.120.310   Development standards
Part 10. Cannabis Retailers
   153.120.320   Intent and purpose
   153.120.330   Use regulations
Part 11. Accessory Dwelling Units and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units
   153.120.350   Findings; purpose and intent; definitions
   153.120.360   Accessory dwelling units - use regulations and development standards
   153.120.370   Junior accessory dwelling units - use regulations and development standards
Part 12. Service Stations
   153.120.380   Intent and purpose
   153.120.390   Development standards
   153.120.400   Driveway regulations
   153.120.410   Landscape regulations
   153.120.420   Site development regulations
Part 13. Solar Panels
   153.120.430   Intent and purpose
   153.120.440   Development regulations
Part 14. Vehicle Storage
   153.120.450   Intent and purpose
   153.120.460   Parking regulations
Part 15. Public Telephones
   153.120.470   Intent and purpose
   153.120.480   Use regulations and development standards
   153.120.490   Abatement
Part 16. Emergency Shelters
   153.120.500   Intent and purpose
   153.120.510   Use regulations
   153.120.520   Development standards
Part 17. Massage Establishments and Services
   153.120.530   Intent and purpose
   153.120.540   Use regulations
   153.120.550   Development standards
Part 18. Medical and Adult Cannabis Cultivation, Manufacturing and Distribution
   153.120.560   Intent and purpose
   153.120.570   Use regulations
   153.120.580   Development standards
153.130 Site Planning and General Development Standards
   153.130.010   Intent and purpose
   153.130.020   Applicability
   153.130.030   Permitted projections into required yard areas
   153.130.040   Building height
   153.130.050   Architectural standards
   153.130.060   Fences and walls
   153.130.070   Refuse collection facilities
   153.130.080   Property maintenance
   153.130.090   Clear cross-visibility requirement
   153.130.100   Street dedications
   153.130.110   Colors
   153.130.120   Temporary canopies
153.140 Performance Standards
   153.140.010   Intent and purpose
   153.140.020   Applicability
   153.140.030   Hazardous materials and wastes
   153.140.040   Light and glare
   153.140.050   Utilities
   153.140.060   Electrical disturbance
   153.140.070   Noise
   153.140.080   Odor
   153.140.090   Vibration
153.150 Off-Street Parking and Loading
   153.150.010   Intent and purpose
   153.150.020   Applicability
   153.150.030   Parking plan review requirements
   153.150.040   Number of parking spaces required
   153.150.050   Parking development dimensions and locations
   153.150.060   Off-site parking in a residential zone associated with a commercial or industrial use
   153.150.070   Parking development and maintenance standards
   153.150.080   Parking lot and space location standards
   153.150.090   Use restrictions
   153.150.100   Parking lot and structure design standards
   153.150.110   Parking lot landscaping standards
   153.150.120   Shared parking
   153.150.130   Driveway standards
   153.150.140   Off-street loading standards
   153.150.150   Bicycle parking standards
   153.150.160   Parking in-lieu program
153.160 Water-Efficient Landscaping Standards
   153.160.010   Intent and purpose
   153.160.020   Applicability
   153.160.030   General landscaping standards
   153.160.040   Residential landscaping standards
   153.160.050   Nonresidential landscaping standards
   153.160.060   Landscape approval procedure
   153.160.070   Preliminary landscape design plan
   153.160.080   Elements of the landscape documentation package
   153.160.090   Landscape design plan
   153.160.100   Irrigation design plan
   153.160.110   Water efficient landscape worksheet
   153.160.120   Soil management report
   153.160.130   Grading design plan
   153.160.140   Certificate of completion
   153.160.150   Irrigation scheduling
   153.160.160   Landscape and irrigation maintenance schedule
   153.160.170   Irrigation audit report
   153.160.180   Irrigation efficiency
   153.160.190   Recycled water
   153.160.192   Graywater systems
   153.160.200   Stormwater management and rainwater retention
   153.160.210   Public education
   153.160.220   Provisions for existing landscapes
   153.160.225   Prescriptive compliance
   153.160.230   Other applicable regulations
153.165 Tree Preservation and Protection
   153.165.010   Purpose and intent
   153.165.020   Applicability
   153.165.030   Tree Advisory Board - establishment and responsibilities
   153.165.040   Tree Department - establishment and responsibilities
   153.165.050   Responsibilities of private property owners and city
   153.165.060   Tree Master Plan
   153.165.070   Public tree planting
   153.165.080   Public tree removal, trimming, maintenance, and protection
   153.165.090   Private property tree removal and trimming
   153.165.100   Exemptions from this subchapter
153.170 Sign Regulations
   153.170.010   Intent and purpose
   153.170.020   Applicability
   153.170.030   Permit requirements
   153.170.040   Exempt signs
   153.170.050   Prohibited signs
   153.170.060   Temporary signs
   153.170.070   General sign standards
   153.170.080   Signs regulations by zone
   153.170.090   Sign regulations for specific land uses
   153.170.100   Sign construction and maintenance
   153.170.110   Other applicable regulations
153.180 Wireless Communications Facilities
   153.180.010   Definitions
   153.180.020   Purpose and intent
   153.180.030   Exempt facilities
   153.180.040   Approval requirements
   153.180.050   General standards
   153.180.060   Development standards
   153.180.070   Review and approval process
   153.180.080   Satellite antennas, amateur radio communication facilities, and citizen band (CB) radio antennas
   153.180.090   Reserved
   153.180.100   Exceptions
   153.180.110   Nonconforming wireless communications facilities
   153.180.120   Abandonment of communications facilities
153.190 Trip Reduction and Transportation Demand Management
   153.190.010   Intent and purpose
   153.190.020   Applicability
   153.190.030   Review of transit impacts
   153.190.040   Development standards
   153.190.050   Maintenance
   153.190.060   Monitoring
153.200 Nonconforming Buildings, Structures, and Uses
   153.200.010   Application
   153.200.020   Definition
   153.200.030   Continuation of nonconforming uses, buildings and structures
   153.200.040   Nonconformity
   153.200.050   Abandonment, change, or increase in use
   153.200.060   Expiration of time
   153.200.070   Orders of abatement
   153.200.080   Appeals from decision of Director
   153.200.090   Appeals from Commission’s decisions
   153.200.100   Notice of decision
   153.200.110   Effective date of notice
   153.200.120   Perfecting appeals
   153.200.130   Conduct of hearings
   153.200.140   Repair; maintenance
   153.200.150   Eminent domain; public acquisition
   153.200.160   Permitted repair and/or maintenance of nonconforming buildings and structures
   153.200.170   Effect of work
   153.200.180   Exemptions and exceptions
   153.200.190   Minor additions to dwellings in R-1 Zone
   153.200.200   Consistency with general plan required
153.210 Administrative Procedures
Part 1. General Provisions
   153.210.010   Intent and purpose
   153.210.020   Designated approving authority
   153.210.030   Exemptions from permit requirements
   153.210.040   Additional required permits
   153.210.050   Burden of proof
   153.210.060   Precedence
   153.210.070   Concurrent processing of permits
   153.210.080   Application regulations
   153.210.090   General application processing procedures
   153.210.100   Notice of public hearing regulations
   153.210.110   Public hearing regulations
   153.210.120   Permit implementation and time limits
   153.210.130   Permit modification
   153.210.140   Permit revocation
   153.210.150   Appeals
Part 2. Design Review
   153.210.160   Intent and purpose
   153.210.170   Applicability
   153.210.180   Determination
   153.210.190   Record of review
Part 3. Zoning Clearance
   153.210.200   Intent and purpose
   153.210.210   Applicability
   153.210.220   Determination
   153.210.230   Record of clearance
Part 4. Sign Permit
   153.210.240   Intent and purpose
   153.210.250   Applicability
   153.210.260   Determination
   153.210.265   Time for determination
   153.210.270   Record of permit
Part 5. Temporary Use Permit
   153.210.280   Reference
Part 6. Zoning Code Interpretation
   153.210.320   Intent and purpose
   153.210.330   Determination
   153.210.340   Record of interpretation
Part 7. Administrative Adjustment
   153.210.350   Intent and purpose
   153.210.360   Applicability
   153.210.370   Proceedings
   153.210.380   Determination
   153.210.390   Record of permit
Part 8. Variance
   153.210.400   Intent and purpose
   153.210.410   Applicability
   153.210.420   Proceedings
   153.210.430   Determination
   153.210.440   Record of permit
Part 9. Conditional Use Permit
   153.210.450   Intent and purpose
   153.210.460   Applicability
   153.210.470   Proceedings
   153.210.480   Determination
   153.210.490   Limited time approval
   153.210.495   Expiration for non-use
   153.210.500   Record of permit
Part 10. Historic Designation
   153.210.510   Intent and purpose
   153.210.520   Applicability
   153.210.530   Proceedings
   153.210.540   Determination
   153.210.550   Record of designation
Part 11. Historic Structure Work Permit
   153.210.560   Intent and purpose
   153.210.570   Proceedings
   153.210.580   Record of permit
Part 12. Historic Structure Demolition Permit
   153.210.590   Intent and purpose
   153.210.600   Proceedings
   153.210.610   Record of permit
Part 13. Wireless Facility Encroachment Permit
   153.210.620   Intent and purpose
   153.210.630   Proceedings
   153.210.640   Determination
   153.210.650   Record of permit
Part 14. Specific Plan
   153.210.660   Intent and purpose
   153.210.670   Specific plan initiation
   153.210.680   Proceedings
   153.210.690   Determination
   153.210.700   Record of plan
   153.210.710   Specific plan amendments
Part 15. Zoning Code Text and Zoning Map Amendments
   153.210.720   Intent and purpose
   153.210.730   Amendment initiation
   153.210.740   Proceedings
   153.210.750   Determination
   153.210.760   Record of amendment
Part 16. General Plan Text and Map Amendments
   153.210.770   Intent and purpose
   153.210.780   Amendment initiation
   153.210.790   Proceedings
   153.210.800   Determination
   153.210.810   Record of amendment
Part 17. Development Agreement
   153.210.820   Intent and purpose
   153.210.830   Development agreement application
   153.210.840   Contents of agreement
   153.210.850   Proceedings
   153.210.860   Determination
   153.210.870   Recordation of filing agreement
   153.210.880   Amendment or cancellation
   153.210.890   Periodic review
Part 18. Downtown Overlay
   153.210.900   Intent and purpose
   153.210.910   Applicability
   153.210.920   Proceedings
   153.210.930   Determination
   153.210.940   Record of overlay
Part 19. Development Plan (Planned Development Overlay)
   153.210.950   Intent and purpose
   153.210.960   Proceedings
   153.210.970   Required findings for approval
   153.210.980   Record of plan
Part 20. Reasonable Accommodation
   153.210.990   Intent and purpose
   153.210.1000   Applicability
   153.210.1010   Proceedings
   153.210.1020   Findings
   153.210.1030   Determination
   153.210.1040   Record of reasonable accommodation
153.220 Definitions
   153.220.010   Intent and purpose
   153.220.020   A definitions
   153.220.030   B definitions
   153.220.040   C definitions
   153.220.050   D definitions
   153.220.060   E definitions
   153.220.070   F definitions
   153.220.080   G definitions
   153.220.090   H definitions
   153.220.100   I definitions
   153.220.110   J definitions
   153.220.120   K definitions
   153.220.130   L definitions
   153.220.140   M definitions
   153.220.150   N definitions
   153.220.160   O definitions
   153.220.170   P definitions
   153.220.180   Q definitions
   153.220.190   R definitions
   153.220.200   S definitions
   153.220.210   T definitions
   153.220.220   U definitions
   153.220.230   V definitions
   153.220.240   W definitions
   153.220.250   X definitions
   153.220.260   Y definitions
   153.220.270   Z definitions
   Appendix:    Zoning Map