17-13-0400  Zoning map amendments within industrial corridors.
   17-13-0401 Procedure. Except as expressly modified by this section (Section 17-13-0400), requests to rezone land within an industrial corridor from an M district classification to another M, or a P.M.D., P.O.S. or T zoning district classification must be processed in accordance with the Zoning Map Amendment procedures of Section 17-13-0300.
   17-13-0402 Hearing – Plan Commission.In addition to the hearings required under Sec. 17-13-0300, the Plan Commission must hold a public hearing on requests to rezone land within an industrial corridor from an M, PMD, POS or T zoning district classification to any other zoning district classification, and make a recommendation to the City Council before the City Council Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards's public hearing. Notice of the Plan Commission's public hearing must be provided in accordance with Sec. 17-13-0107-A, Sec. 17-13-0107-B and Sec. 17-13-0107-C.
   17-13-0403 Review and Decision-Making Criteria. In reviewing and making decisions on proposed zoning map amendments within industrial corridors, review bodies and decision-making bodies must consider the criteria established in Sec. 17-13-0308 as well as whether the proposed rezoning would adversely affect the continued industrial viability of the industrial corridor. With respect to industrial viability, review bodies and decision-making bodies must consider the following factors:
      17-13-0403-A the size of the district;
      17-13-0403-B the number of existing firms and employees that would be affected;
      17-13-0403-C recent and planned public and private investments within the district;
      17-13-0403-D the potential of the district to support additional industrial uses and increased manufacturing employment;
      17-13-0403-E the proportion of land in the district currently devoted to industrial uses;
      17-13-0403-F the proportion of land in the district currently devoted to non-manufacturing uses; and
      17-13-0403-G the area's importance to the city as an industrial district.
(Added Coun. J. 5-26-04, p. 25275; Amend Coun. J. 7-26-06, p. 82612, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 9-13-06, p. 84870, § 2; Amend Coun. J. 5-14-07, p. 106483, § 3; Amend Coun. J. 11-8-12, p. 38872, § 265)