CHAPTER 1139
I-1 Industrial Research and Office District
1139.01   Purpose.
1139.02   Uses.
1139.03   Lot requirements.
1139.04   Yard requirements.
1139.05   Parking and loading requirements.
1139.06   Yards adjoining any residential district.
1139.07   Outdoor display and storage areas.
1139.08   Site plan approval required.
CROSS REFERENCES
      Supplementary regulations - see P. & Z. Ch. 1151
      Conditional zoning certificates - see P. & Z. Ch. 1153
      Parking and loading requirements - see P. & Z. Ch. 1155
      Nonconforming uses - see P. & Z. Ch. 1157
      Sign regulations - see P. & Z. Ch. 1159
      Site plan review - see P. & Z. Ch. 1152
   1139.01  PURPOSES.
   (a)    The purpose of the I-1 Industrial Research and Office District is to provide an environment exclusively for and conducive to the development and protection of modern, administrative facilities and research institutions that are office-like in physical appearance and service requirements.
(Ord. 1980-20. Passed 1-28-80.)
   (b)    This District is also established to provide for and accommodate industrial uses in the fields of repair, storage, manufacturing, processing, wholesaling and distribution, free from the encroachment of residential, retail and institutional uses unless otherwise specified in this chapter. The uses allowed are those which because of their normally unobjectionable characteristics, can be in relatively close proximity to residential and commercial districts.
(Ord. 1991-34. Passed 7-11-91.)
   1139.02  USES.
   Within the I-1 Industrial Research and Office District, no building, structure or premises shall be used, arranged to be used or designed to be used except for one or more of the following uses:
   (a)    Principal Uses.
      (1)    Off-street public parking lot and garage.
      (2)    Administrative, executive, financial, accounting, clerical and drafting offices associated with other permitted uses.
      (3)    Wholesale establishment.
      (4)    The following types of manufacturing, processing, cleaning, servicing, testing or repair activities which will not be materially injurious or offensive to the occupants of adjacent premises or the community at large by reason of the emission or creation of noise, vibration, smoke, dust or other particular matter, toxic and noxious materials, odors, fire or explosive hazards, glare, heat or electromagnetic disturbances.
         A.    Bakery goods, candy, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, and food products; except fish or meat products, sauerkraut, yeast and rendering or refining of fats and oils.
B.    Products from the following previously prepared materials: bone, canvas, cellophane, cloth, cork, plastics, precious or semi-precious metals or stones, metal, shell, textiles, tobacco, wax wood (where saw and planing mills are employed within a completely enclosed building) and yarns.
C.    Pottery and figurines, using previously pulverized clay, and kilns fired only with gas or electricity.
D.    Musical instruments, toys, novelties, rubber or metal stamps and other small rubber products.
E.    Electrical and electric appliances, instruments and devices, television sets, radios, phonographs, household appliances.
F.    Laboratories and processing: experimental, film or testing provided no operation shall be conducted or equipment used which would create hazardous, noxious or offensive conditions.
G.    Bag, carpet and rug cleaning, provided necessary equipment is installed and operated for the effective precipitation or recovery of dust.
H.    Blacksmith, welding or other metal working shops, including machine shop operations of the tool, die and gauge types.
I.    Carpenter, cabinet, upholstering, sheetmetal, plumbing, heating, roofing, air conditioning, sign painting and other similar establishments.
J.    Ice manufacturing and cold storage plant, creamery and bottling plant.
K.    Laundry, cleaning and dyeing plant.
L.    Stone or monument works not employing power tools; or if employing such tools then within a completely enclosed building.
   In the interests of the community and other industries within the district, the Zoning Inspector shall in regard to an industrial operation whose effects on adjacent premises are not readily known, refrain from issuing a zoning certificate and shall refer the request to the Planning and Zoning Commission for an interpretation of whether or not the industrial use is a permitted use under the requirements of this section. The Commission may seek expert advice on what conditions should be imposed on the particular industrial operation to reasonably modify any injurious or offensive effects likely to result from such an operation.
      (5)    Warehousing and storage buildings and yards which may include:
         A.    Contractor's equipment storage yard or storage and rental of equipment commonly used by contractors.
         B.    Fuel, food and goods distribution station, warehouse and storage but excluding coal and coke. Inflammable liquids and underground storage only if located no closer than 300 feet from an R District.
         C.    EDITOR'S NOTE: Former subsection (a)(5)C. was repealed by Ordinance 1990-93, passed October 22, 1990.
      (6)    Administrative, executive, financial, accounting, clerical and drafting offices.
      (7)    Repair services for machinery and equipment, excluding automotive repair.
      (8)   Vulcanizing.
      (9)   Feed and Grain stores and supplies.
      (10)   Rental agencies. 
      (11)   Medical marijuana processor.
      (12)   Medical marijuana testing laboratory.
   (b)   Conditional Uses.  The Planning and Zoning Commission may issue conditional zoning certificates for uses listed herein subject to the requirements of Chapter 1153.
      (1)   Institutions for human medical care: hospitals, sanitariums, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, independent senior living facilities, child day care centers, and philanthropic institutions.
      (2)   Plant greenhouse.
      (3)   Church and other buildings for the purpose of religious worship.
      (4)   Governmentally owned and/or operated building or facility.
      (5)   Institutions for higher education.
      (6)   Private technical schools.
      (7)   Public utility services and pertinent structures including utility substations and transformers, but excluding office buildings and storage
         and distribution facilities.
      (8)   Oil, gas and brine wells, drilling and operations necessary for their extraction, storage and skimming subject to Chapter 1153.
      (9)   (Editor’s Note: Former subsection (b)(9) hereof was repealed by Ord. 2004-183, passed November 22, 2004.)
      (10)   Lumber yard, building material sales. 
      (11)   Package and/or delivery services and sales of products manufactured
         or warehoused at the facility, subject to certain limitations:
         A.   Sales permitted under this section shall be incidental to the
            permitted principal use.
         B.   The area dedicated to this use shall not exceed fifteen percent
            (15%) of the interior floor area.
       (12)   Rifle and pistol ranges.
       (13)   Automotive repair. 
      (14)   Impounded motor vehicle yard subject to the conditions required by Section 1153.28. 
   (c)   Accessory Uses.
      (1)   Accessory building and uses clearly incidental to the uses permitted on the same premises.
      (2)   Signs as regulated by Chapter 1159 of this Zoning Ordinance.
         (Ord. 2018-108.  Passed 9-10-18.)
   1139.03  LOT REQUIREMENTS.
   (a)   The minimum lot frontage shall be 125 feet.
 
   (b)   The minimum lot area shall be one acre.
(Ord. 1980-20. Passed 1-28-80. )
   1139.04  YARD REQUIREMENTS.
   (a)   Minimum Front Yard Depth.  Adjacent to Industrial or Commercial District: fifty feet.  Adjacent to Residential District: 150 feet.
   (b)   Minimum Rear Yard Depth.  Adjacent to Industrial or Commercial District: twenty-five feet.  Adjacent to Residential District: 150 feet.
   (c)    Minimum Side Yard Depth. Adjacent to Industrial or Commercial District: twenty-five feet. Adjacent to Residential District: 150 feet.
(Ord. 1980-20. Passed 1-28-80.)
   1139.05  PARKING AND LOADING REQUIREMENTS.
   Parking and loading requirements shall be as regulated by Chapter 1155.
(Ord. 1980-20. Passed 1-28-80.)
   1139.06  YARDS ADJOINING ANY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.
   The area abutting the residential boundary to a depth of fifty feet shall be landscaped and maintained so as to minimize any undesirable visual effects of an industry on adjacent residential uses. The balance of the yard area shall be used for open space or vehicular parking. (Ord. 1980-20. Passed 1-28-80.)
   1139.07 OUTDOOR DISPLAY AND STORAGE AREAS.
   Outdoor display and storage areas may be provided in I-1 District pursuant to the following regulations:
   (a)    Outdoor sale, storage and display of goods, supplies and equipment (limited to those sold or used on the premises) are permitted to the extent appropriate to the permitted use, provided that no such activity is located in any required yard or other required open space.
   (b)    All goods, supplies or equipment shall be screened from any adjacent residential lot and from any street right-of-way by a substantially solid wall or fence erected to a height of not less than four feet, or by planting a strip of land at least eight feet in width with dense landscaping (including substantial all season planting) at least four feet high to obstruct sight and noise, provided that a street oriented outdoor display of a representative limited portion of the goods, supplies or equipment sold on the premises may be permitted without required screening and may be located in a front yard, but no nearer to the right-of-way line than twenty feet, if approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission in accordance with the procedures of Chapter 1152.
   (c)    Artificial illumination for such display and storage areas shall be designed so that the direct rays from the light source shall not be visible beyond the property lines on which the outdoor display and storage area is located.
   (d)    Outdoor display and storage areas shall be maintained in a neat and orderly fashion.
   (e)    The site plan, submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission pursuant to Chapter 1152 shall indicate:
      (1)    The area to be used for outdoor display and/or storage,
      (2)    Proposed fence location, and
      (3)    The location and type of any artificial illumination devices contemplated.
         (Ord. 1994-114. Passed 11-28-94.)
   1139.08 SITE PLAN APPROVAL REQUIRED.
   Site plans of the development shall be subject to, submitted and approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission to insure compliance with the standards set forth in this ordinance.
(Ord. 1989-49. Passed 8-28-89.)