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A. Description. The I-R Industrial, Administration, and Research District is intended to provide an environment exclusively for and conducive to the development of modern, large-scale administrative facilities, research institutions, and specialized manufacturing organizations, including non-nuisance production, distribution, and storage of goods, but no raw materials processing or bulk handling.

B. Land Use Regulations. In the following schedule, the letter “P” designates use classifications permitted in industrial districts. The letter “U” designates uses classifications permitted on approval of a Use Permit. The “Additional Regulations” column includes certain limitations and references to regulations located elsewhere in this chapter which apply. If a use classification is not listed, it is prohibited.

I-R DISTRICTS LAND USE REGULATIONS 

Additional Regulations

Commercial Uses

Agricultural Testing Laboratory

U

Animal Sales and Services (with the exception of riding academies)

U

Bakeries

P

Catering Services

P

Commercial Recreation and Entertainment

U

recreation vehicle parks prohibited

Communication Facilities

P

Convenience Markets

U

See Sec. 38-41(D)

Government Offices

U

Laboratories

P

Mail and Packing Service Centers

U

Offices -- Business and Professional

P

Office -- Medical

P

Office, Medical -- Extended Care

U

Research and Development Services

P

Restaurant -- Full Service

P

See Sec. 38-41(D)

Vehicle/Equipment Sales and Rentals -- Limited

P

Vehicle/Equipment Sales and Services

Automobile Washing

P

Service Station

P

See Sec. 38-41(C)

Vehicle/Equipment Repair -- Limited

P

Vehicle Storage

U

Industrial Uses

Industry -- Custom

P

Use Permit required for on-site outlets for goods produced or assembled on premises

Industry -- Limited

P

Use Permit required for on-site outlets for goods produced or assembled on premises

Wholesaling, Distribution, and Storage

U

-- truck terminal

Wholesaling, distribution and storage

U

-- small scale

Public and Semi-public Uses

Day Care -- General

U

Park and Recreation Facilities

P

Public Safety Facilities

U

PWS Facilities

U

Utilities -- Major

U

Utilities -- Minor

P

Accessory Uses: Permitted on the site of a permitted use, but requires a Use Permit if added on the site of a conditional use.

See Section 38-41(A),(B), and Article 19

Temporary Uses

Require administrative approval by the Public Works Director

Nonconforming Uses

See Article 28

P = Permitted U = Use Permit Required

(Ord. 3634 § 5, 2020; Ord. 3625 § 3, 2020; Ord. 3588 § 4, 2018; Ord. 3505 § 2, 2014; Ord. 3472 § 1, 2012; Ord. 3443 § 7, 2010)

C. Minimum Lot Dimensions and Property Development Standards. The following schedule prescribes minimum lot dimensions property development regulations for the I-R district.

I-R DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 

I-R-130

I-R-85

I-R-40

Minimum Lot Area (sq.ft.)

130,000 (a)

85,000 (a)

40,000 (a)

Minimum Lot Width (ft.)

250

200

150

Minimum Lot Depth (ft.)

300

250

200

Minimum Yards:

Front (ft.)

50

45

35

Side (ft.)

50

40

30

Corner Side (ft.)

50

40

30

Rear (ft.)

50

40

30

Maximum Height of Structures (ft.)

35

35

35

Maximum Lot Coverage (%)

One-story structures

40

40

40

Greater than one-story structures

30

30

30

Minimum Site Landscaping (%)

20

20

20

Parking and Loading

See Article 17

Nonconforming Structures

See Article 28

a: Smaller lots may be permitted with an approved development plan for a site with a minimum area of ten acres.

Supplemental site regulations applicable to all I-R districts are included in Section 38-41. These establish requirements for accessory structures, outdoor facilities, service stations and automobile washing.

Supplemental regulations applicable to all zoning districts in the city are in Article 17, and off-street parking requirements are found in Article 18.

1. Planting Areas. Visible yards not used for parking shall have a three-foot planting strip adjoining an interior property line within 50 feet of a street property line.

Front and corner side yards that are not used for drives or walks shall be planting area.

2. Fences and Walls. The maximum height of a fence or wall shall be eight feet, except in a required front or corner side yard abutting a street where the maximum height shall be three feet.

a. Adjoining an R District of Existing Residential Use. A six-foot-high solid wall (three feet high within 15 feet of a street property line) shall adjoin the property line of an existing residential use or an R district.

3. Location of Parking. No parking shall be allowed in a front or corner side setback area. (Ord. 3625 § 3, 2020; Ord. 3594 § 4, 2019; Ord. 3588 § 4, 2018; Ord. 3424 § 1, 2009)