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(A) (1) This subchapter includes standards that regulate the physical layout and design of all development within the city to ensure the protection of the health, welfare, safety, and quality of life. These provisions address the physical relationship between development and adjacent properties, public streets, neighborhoods, and the natural environment, in order to implement the general plan vision for a more attractive, efficient, and livable community.
(2) The provisions of this chapter are complementary and supplementary to and not in lieu of other provisions of this code. In the event of a conflict between a provision of this chapter and any more restrictive provision of this code applicable to a particular development, the more restrictive provision shall apply.
(3) Every activity, operation or land use shall comply with the following performance standards regardless of the zoning district in which they are located. The Zoning Administrator may be responsible for insuring compliance with these performance standards and shall invoke the provisions for enforcement of compliance with these performance standards wherever there is reasonable evidence that performance standards are being violated by such use.
(B) Glare and heat. Any activity producing intense glare or heat shall be performed within a completely enclosed building in such a manner as not to create a nuisance or hazard along property lines.
(C) Lighting. No light that flashes, revolves or otherwise resembles a traffic control signal shall be allowed in any area where such light could create a hazard for passing vehicular traffic. All outdoor lighting shall be installed, maintained and utilized in conformance with § 152.059.
(D) Fire and explosion hazards. All disposals of waste materials by outdoors incineration on the premises are expressly prohibited. All storage of and other activities involving flammable and explosive materials shall be provided adequate safety devices against hazards of fire and explosion, together with adequate fire-fighting and fire suppression equipment and devices standard in industry. All storage of flammable or explosive materials shall further comply with locational requirements set forth by the Fire Department or as established by this chapter or other city ordinances.
(E) Vibration. Every use shall be so operated that the ground vibration inherently and recurrently generated is not discernible without instruments at any point beyond the site property line.
(F) Air pollution. No owner or occupant of land, whether improved or unimproved, shall cause or permit unreasonable quantities of smoke, noxious fumes, gas, soot or cinders to emanate beyond the boundaries of that land except with a Fire Department burning permit. Use of a home barbeque shall not be considered unreasonable.
(G) Liquids and solid waste. No materials, compounds or chemicals that can contaminate any water supply, interfere with bacterial process in sewerage treatment or otherwise cause emission of elements which are offensive or hazardous to the public health, safety, welfare or comfort shall be discharged at any point into any public sewer, private sewage disposal system, waterway or into the ground, except in accordance with the standards approved by the Arizona State Department of Health and Environmental Services or such governmental agency as may have jurisdiction over such activities.
(H) Odors. No emission of odorous gases or other odorous matter shall be permitted in such quantities as to be offensive in such a manner as to create a nuisance or hazard beyond the site property line.
(I) Noise. All uses shall comply with the standards in § 130.10.
(Ord. 648-18, passed 11-28-2018)