Commercial Development Standards
Revised September 2001

ZONE

LOT COVERAGE

BUILDING SETBACK (STREET)

BUILDING SETBACK (INTERIOR PROPERTY)

PARKING LOT SETBACK

FLOOR AREA RATIO

LANDSCAPE REQUIREMENTS

BUILDING HEIGHT

C-2

NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT

50% Max.

Building lines setback are 40 from the centerline of every secondary highway; 50 from the centerline of every major highway. (10 line-of-sight requirements)

None

3 min. adjacent to the property line where parking abuts a street.

None

5% of total lot area, plus an additional 2% of parking area (3 wide min. landscaped planter area shall be provided adjacent to the property line where parking abuts a street)

2-story maximum

C-3 & C-4

UNLIMITED COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS

90% Max.

Same as above

Zero setback, except adjacent to residential zone, a 5 minimum setback for the first 10 of building height, such setback may be increase by 1 for each additional 2 of building height, to a maximum setback of 20

Same as above

None

Same as above

65 maximum, anything over 65 requires a Special Use Permit

CM

COMMERCIAL MANUFACTURING

None

Same as above

Setback varies depending on the zones adjacent to the property (consult Planning), anything over 65 requires a Special Use Permit.

Same as above

None

Same as above

Varies depending on the zones adjacent to the property, anything over 65 requires a Special Use Permit

M-1

LIGHT INDUSTRIAL

None

Same as above

None

Same as above

None

Same as above

65 maximum, anything over 65 requires a Special Use Permit

GC

GENERAL COMMERCIAL

50%

3 min., N/A max.

0

3 min. from street

0.7

Same as above

50 or 4 stories

OC

OFFICE COMMERCIAL

90%

3 min., N/A max.

0

3 min. from street

0.8

Same as above

75 or 6 stories

NC

NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL

90%

0 min., 10 max.

0

3 min. from street

0.7

Same as above

30 or 2 stories

 

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