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A. The industrial district is established to promote the development of areas for manufacturing, processing, fabrication and wholesale sales, research and testing operations, limited retail sales and warehousing. It is also a purpose of this zone to protect the industrial land base for industrial economic development and employment opportunities. Due to the intensity of land use, these areas require primary transportation routes, urbanlike water and sewer services, fire and police services and consideration given to the potential public transportation access. These purposes are accomplished by:
1. Providing for a wide range of industrial and manufacturing uses.
2. Establishing appropriate development standards and public review procedures for industrial activities with the greatest potential for adverse impacts.
3. Limiting residential, institutional, office and other nonindustrial uses to those that are accessory to industrial activities.
4. Allowing limited commercial uses that complement industrial activities.
B. Use of this zone is appropriate in areas designated by the comprehensive plan as transition which are served at the time of development by adequate sewage disposal services, water supply, roads and other needed public facilities and services. Expansion of existing industrial districts or the creation of new industrial districts may be considered only if the expansion will not negatively impact the safety and function of a state highway or other roadway. (Ord. 501, 11-18-2008)
C. The planning commission and board of county commissioners may add specific conditions to require compatibility with surrounding uses and to assure compliance with the intent of the industrial district, this title, and the health and safety of the public. To assure conditions are met, the county shall require the execution of a written commitment concerning the use or development of the subject parcel. This commitment shall be recorded in the office of the county recorder and noted on the supplemental zoning map. The commitment shall take effect on the adoption of the amendment to the zoning map. The commitment shall be binding on the owner of the parcel, each subsequent owner, and each person acquiring an interest in the parcel. A commitment may be modified following the procedures for modification provided within this title and the approval of the board. The commitment may be terminated and the zoning designation reversed on the failure of the landowner/operator to abide by the terms of the agreement, following notice to the landowner/operator by certified mail of the violations and after a reasonable time, as determined by the governing board, has been given to abate the violation. No such reversal of zoning may occur without appropriate notice and public hearing as set forth in Idaho Code and this code for zoning district amendments and proof beyond a reasonable doubt that a violation remains after attempts to abate have been exhausted. If the board reverses the zoning designation after a hearing, the board decision shall be final and further recourse shall be as provided by Idaho Code. (Ord. 551, 3-9-2016)