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No mixed use development shall be constructed, altered, or enlarged in the M-PD-4 zone except in accordance with the following height restrictions:
A. General Limitations: No building, structure, improvement, or any part thereof, erected, constructed or maintained as part of a mixed use development in the M-PD-4 zone shall exceed sixty feet (60') in height nor shall it exceed six (6) stories, measured as set forth in this chapter, exclusive of unoccupied architectural features and rooftop uses as provided below.
B. Unoccupied Architectural Features: Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, unoccupied architectural features, such as skylights and clerestories, structures housing mechanical equipment, antennas and similar unoccupied space may exceed the sixty foot (60') height limit established by subsection A of this section by not more than ten feet (10') in height, and elevator penthouses may exceed the sixty foot (60') height limit by fifteen feet (15'), if such unoccupied architectural features are approved by the Planning Commission as part of a planned development pursuant to article 18.4 of this chapter and do not exceed, in the aggregate, thirty three percent (33%) of the total roof area upon which they are located and no such feature exceeds or intersects a line projecting from the perimeter of the roof upward at an angle of forty five degrees (45°) from the horizontal.
C. Rooftop Uses: Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, rooftop restrooms, fitness centers, and pools and pool related uses may exceed the height limits established by this section by not more than ten feet (10') in height, provided that any structure housing a restroom facility and/or a fitness center is set back from the front (Wilshire Boulevard) and side (Palm Drive and Maple Drive) perimeters of the roof by a minimum of ten feet (10'). (Ord. 07-O-2528, eff. 10-18-2007; amd. Ord. 18-O-2760, eff. 11-9-2018)