5.12.10.   DOWNTOWN CORE SUBDISTRICT (DCS)
   A.   Permitted Uses
      With the exception of detached single-family dwellings, which are not allowed, permitted uses in the DCS are those uses listed for the GIIS, Section 5.12.9.A.
   B.   
      The following apply to all within the DCS:
      1.   Maximum may be increased up to 60 feet unless the current zoning allows a greater height or where the approved IID Plan's Transition requires less.
      2.   In the underlying I-1 and I-2 , uses permitted in the DCS under Section 5.12.9.A above are limited to a maximum 75 foot .
      3.   When provided, landscaping shall be in accordance with the drought-tolerant plant list;
      4.    parking shall be provided when motor vehicle parking is provided. The required number of may be reduced pursuant to an IID Parking Plan, Section 5.12.6.M when parking is required per this section;
      5.   Where applicable, applicants are strongly encouraged to comply with Section 7.7, Native Plant Preservation; and,
      6.   All applications shall be in accordance with Section 5.12.7.C.6, .9, .12, .13, and .14, and Section 5.12.7.D.3. Open space is defined in the DCS as stated in Section 5.12.11.B.6, Downtown Links Subdistrict.
   C.   Exemptions
      Except as provided in this section, within the DCS is exempt from the following unless the PDSD Director makes a finding that public safety and health would be jeopardized:
      1.   Section 5.4, Major Streets and Routes Setback Zone;
      2.   Minimum perimeter yard standard as provided in Section 6.3, except when required by Section 5.12.8.B, Development Transition Standards;
      3.   Maximum lot coverage standard as provided in Section 6.3;
      4.   Minimum lot size standard as provided in Section 6.3,
      5.   Section 7.4, Motor Vehicle and Bicycle Parking, except as provided in Section 5.12. 8.E;
      6.   Section 7.5, Off-Street Loading;
      7.   Section 7.6, Landscaping and Screening Standards, except as required by Section 5.12.8.B, Development Transition Standards; and,
      8.   Section 7.7, Native Plant Preservation, except when the property includes a drainage corridor where native plants are present or when the property is to a drainage corridor and remnant native plants are present on the .
   D.   Other Permitted Modifications
      1.   Pedestrian Access
         Alternative pedestrian access that creates connectivity between public entrances to the and sidewalks may be allowed as long as no safety hazard is created. All pedestrian access shall conform to the adopted Building Code.
      2.   Solid Waste Collection
         On-site refuse collection container governing access, type, and location may be modified if the Environmental Services Department determines that no public health or traffic safety issue is created.
(Am. Ord. 11246, 2/18/2015)