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3.1 MB: BUSINESS PARK ZONE

The MB zone is intended to protect sites which are suitable for “business park” developments: well-designed mixed industrial/commercial areas composed of nuisance-free light industrial, research and development, administrative and business and professional office facilities, developed in a park-like environment. For further description of use types, see “Glossary of Use Types” in Section D: Use Types, at the end of this Chapter. (Former Section INL#314-44; Ord. 1800, Sec. 1, 6/23/87)

314-3.1

MB: BUSINESS PARK

Use Type

Principal Permitted Use

Civic Use Types

Administrative

Commercial Use Types

Office and Professional Service

Warehousing, Storage and Distribution

Industrial Use Types

Research/Light Industrial

Use Type

Uses Permitted with a Special Permit

Residential Use Types

Residential Uses Subordinate to the Permitted Use including caretaker’s residences and, apartments on the upper floors of multistory structures where below are establishments engaged in uses designated “Principally Permitted” or “Conditionally Permitted” in the MB Zone. as well as transitional housing, and emergency shelters. (Added by Ord. 2335, 12/14/04)

Use Type

Uses Permitted with a Use Permit

Commercial Use Types

Retail Sales

Retail Service

Transient Habitation

Use Types Not Listed in This Table

Any use not specifically enumerated in this Division, if it is similar to and compatible with the uses permitted in the MB zone.

Other Regulations

Minimum Lot Area

10,000 square feet.

Minimum Lot Width

Sixty (60) feet.

Minimum Yard Setbacks*

Front

Thirty (30) feet.

Rear

Ten (10) feet.

Side

Thirty (30) feet where side yard adjoins a public street and ten (10) feet otherwise.

Maximum Ground Coverage

Fifty percent (50%).

Maximum Building Height

Fifty (50) feet.

* Note: Setbacks may be modified by other provisions of this Code or State law. For example, see Section 314-22.1, “Alquist-Priolo Fault Hazard” and the “Fire Safe” Regulations at Title III, Division 11.

(Former Section INL#314-44(a)(1-4); (Former Section INL#314-44(b)(1-3); INL#314-44(c)(1-5); Ord. 1800, Sec. 1, 6/23/87)

3.2 ML: LIMITED INDUSTRIAL ZONE

The Limited Industrial or ML Zone is intended to apply to areas in which light manufacturing and heavy commercial uses of the non-nuisance type and large administrative facilities are the desirable predominant uses. The following regulations shall apply in all Limited Industrial or ML Zones. (Former Section INL#314-43; Ord. 1086, Sec. 11, 7/13/76; Amended by Ord. 2214, 6/6/00; Amended by Ord. 2472, Sec. 1, 2/14/12)

314-3.2

ML: LIMITED INDUSTRIAL

Principal Permitted Uses

Small animal hospitals completely enclosed within a building. (From Section INL#314-37(b)(2); Ord. 1086, Sec. 8, 7/13/76)

Stores, agencies and services such as carpentry and cabinet-making shops, clothing manufacture, contractors’ yards, dry cleaning and laundry plants, handicraft manufacture, lumber yards, metal-working shops, wholesale outlet stores, painters’ and decorators’ yards, plumbing shops, printing, lithographing and major auto repair. (From Section INL#314-37(b)(3); Ord. 1086, Sec. 8, 7/13/76)

Administrative, business and professional offices. (From Section INL#314-43(a)(2))

Manufacturing of electrical and electronic equipment, of household effects such as lamps, rugs and fabrics, and research and development laboratories. (From Section INL#314-43(a)(3))

Emergency shelters within areas mapped to specifically allow emergency shelters as a principally permitted use.

Uses Permitted with a Special Permit

Single room occupancy facilities which are conversions of existing buildings.

Uses Permitted with a Use Permit

Dwellings, accessory dwelling units, manufactured homes, hotels, motels, emergency shelters outside areas mapped to specifically allow emergency shelters as a principally permitted use, and manufactured home parks. (Amended by Ord. 2335, 12/14/04)

Animal hospitals and kennels.

Animal feed and sales yards.

Manufacture of furniture, finished paper and paper products.

Any use not specifically enumerated in this division, if it is similar to and compatible with the uses permitted in the ML zone.

Other Regulations

Minimum Lot Area

One (1) acre.

Minimum Lot Width

(None specified.)

Minimum Yard Setbacks*

Front

Fifty feet (50');

Rear

Fifty feet (50');

Side

Ten percent (10%) of average-lot width but not less than twenty-five feet (25').

Maximum Ground Coverage

Twenty-five percent (25%).

Maximum Building Height

Seventy-five feet (75').

Special Regulations

All manufacturing and fabricating areas shall be enclosed in buildings; and

All equipment and materials storage areas adjacent to Residential (RS, R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4) Zones shall be screened by walls, fences or adequate plantings to a height of not less than six feet (6'); and

Said fencing and screening shall conform to all yard requirements.

* Note: Setbacks may be modified by other provisions of this Code or State law. For example, see Section 314-22.1, “Alquist-Priolo Fault Hazard” and the “Fire Safe” Regulations at Title III, Division 11.

(Former Section INL#314-43(a)(1-3); INL#314-43(b); INL#314-43(c))

3.3 MH: HEAVY INDUSTRIAL ZONE

The Heavy Industrial or MH Zone is intended to apply to areas devoted to normal operations of industries subject only to regulations as are needed to control congestion and protect surrounding areas. The following regulations shall apply to all Heavy Industrial or MH Zones. (Former Section INL#314-46; Ord. 1086, Sec. 12, 7/13/76; Amended by Ord. 2214, 6/6/00; Amended by Ord. 2472, Sec. 1, 2/14/12)

314-3.3

MH: HEAVY INDUSTRIAL

Principal Permitted Uses

Small animal hospitals completely enclosed within a building. (From Section INL#314-37(b)(2); Ord. 1086, Sec. 8, 7/13/76)

Stores, agencies and services such as carpentry and cabinet-making shops, clothing manufacture, contractors’ yards, dry cleaning and laundry plants, handicraft manufacture, lumber yards, metal-working shops, wholesale outlet stores, painters’ and decorators’ yards, plumbing shops, printing, lithographing and major auto repair. (From Section INL#314-37(b)(3); Ord. 1086, Sec. 8, 7/13/76)

Administrative, business and professional offices. (From Section INL#314-43(a)(2))

Manufacturing of electrical and electronic equipment, of household effects such as lamps, rugs and fabrics, and research and development laboratories. (From Section INL#314-43(a)(3))

Animal hospitals and kennels. (From Section INL#314-43(b)(2))

Animal feed and sales yards. (From Section INL#314-43(b)(3))

Manufacture of furniture, finished paper and paper products. (From Section INL#314-43(b)(4))

Industrial manufacturing uses, except as provided in the following subsection, Uses Permitted with a Use Permit.

Uses Permitted with a Special Permit

Single room occupancy facilities which are conversions of existing buildings.

Uses Permitted with a Use Permit

Dwellings, accessory dwelling units, manufactured homes, hotels, motels, emergency shelters, manufactured home parks, and special occupancy parks. (Amended by Ord. 2335, 12/14/04)

All uses except: One-family dwellings; general agriculture; rooming and boarding of not more than two (2) persons; and manufactured homes. (Former Sections 314-2(c); 314-2(b)(1-4) and 314-46(b)(2))

Any use not specifically enumerated in this division, if it is similar to and compatible with the uses permitted in the MH zone.

Other Regulations

Minimum Lot Area

One (1) acre. (From Section INL#314-43(c))

Minimum Lot Width

(None specified.) (From Section INL#314-43(c))

Minimum Yard Setbacks*

Front

Fifty feet (50'); (From Section INL#314-43(c))

Rear

Fifty feet (50'); (From Section INL#314-43(c))

Side

Ten percent (10%) of average-lot width but not less than twenty-five feet (25'). (From Section INL#314-43(c))

Maximum Ground Coverage

(None specified.)

Maximum Building Height

Seventy-five feet (75'). (From Section INL#314-43(c))

* Note: Setbacks may be modified by other provisions of this Code or State law. For example, see Section 314-22.1, “Alquist-Priolo Fault Hazard” and the “Fire Safe” Regulations at Title III, Division 11.

(Former Section INL#314-46(a)(1-3); Ord. 1086, Sec. 12, 7/13/76) (Former Section INL#314-46(b)(1-2); Ord. 894, Sec. 1, 12/19/72; Amended by Ord. 1086, Sec. 12, 7/13/76; Amended by Ord. 2166, Sec. 16, 4/7/98) (Ord. 2678, § 3, 7/13/2021)