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Chapter 18. General Zoning Ordinance

Sec. 18-36. (UMU) Urban Mixed Use Zoning District

(1) Intent. This district is intended to permit areas, generally on the fringe of Downtown, that are mixed use in character and establish standards that are compatible with the existing mix of land uses and redevelopment objectives. This district is intended to provide for a variety of employment, retail and community service opportunities, while allowing some residential uses. Uses should be compatible not only with other uses within the district, but land uses in abutting zoning districts as well.

(2) Principal Uses Permitted by Right. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for each of the following land uses.

(a) Single family

(b) Two Flat

(c) Mixed Use Dwelling Unit(s)

(d) Community Garden

(e) Small Scale Indoor Institutional

(f) Outdoor Open Space Institutional

(g) Passive Outdoor Recreation

(h) Active Outdoor Recreation

(i) Essential Services

(j) Small Scale Public Services and Utilities

(k) Community Living Arrangement (1-8 residents)

(l) Outdoor Display

(m) Indoor Commercial Entertainment

(n) Office

(o) Personal or Professional Service

(p) Artisan Studio

(q) Indoor Sales or Service

(r) Indoor Maintenance Service

(s) Communication Antenna

(3) Principal Uses Permitted as Conditional Use. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for each of the following land uses.

(a) Twin-house

(b) Duplex

(c) Townhouse (3-8 units per building)

(d) Multiplex (3-8 units per building)

(e) Apartment (3-24+ units per building)

(f) Market Garden

(g) Large Scale Indoor Institutional

(h) Intensive Outdoor Recreation

(i) Institutional Residential

(j) Community Living Arrangement (9-16+ residents)

(k) Outdoor Commercial Entertainment

(l) In-Vehicle Sales or Service

(m) Bed and Breakfast

(n) Commercial Indoor Lodging

(o) Boarding House

(p) Tourist House

(q) Group Daycare Center

(r) Indoor Sales or Service

(s) Vehicle Sales

(t) Vehicle Service

(u) Vehicle Repair

(v) Communication Tower

(w) Transit Center

(x) Off-Site Parking

(y) Communication Tower

(4) Accessory Uses Permitted by Right. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for each of the following land uses.

(a) Satellite Dish

(b) Personal Antenna and Tower

(c) Minor Home Occupation

(d) Conditional Home Occupation

(e) In-Home Daycare (4-8 children)

(f) In-Family Suite

(g) Residential Accessory Building

(h) Nonresidential Accessory Building

(i) Landscape Feature

(j) Deck

(k) Recreational Facility

(l) Residential Kennel

(m) On-Site Parking

(n) Company Cafeteria

(o) Onsite Ancillary Use

(p) Solar Energy System

(5) Accessory Uses Permitted as Conditional Use. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for the following land uses.

(a) Accessory Dwelling Unit

(b) Small Wind Energy System

(c) Solar Energy System

(6) Temporary Uses. Refer to Article III for detailed definitions and requirements for each of the following land uses. (Exempt from setbacks unless specified in Article III.)

(a) Temporary Outdoor Sales

(b) Temporary Outdoor Assembly

(c) Temporary Storage Container

(d) Temporary Construction Storage

(e) Temporary Contractor's Project Office

(f) Temporary On-Site Real Estate Sales Office

(g) Farmer's Market

(h) Garage or Estate Sale

(7) Density, Intensity, and Bulk Regulations for the (UMU) Urban Mixed Use District.

 All Uses
Minimum Lot Area4,500 square feet
Maximum Building Coverage of Lot60 percent
Minimum Lot Width40 feet
Minimum Front Setback10 feet
Minimum Street Side Setback10 feet
Minimum Side Setback0 feet
Minimum Rear Setback20 feet
Major Street Setback0 feet
Maximum Principal Building Height35 feet
Minimum Principal Building Separation (multi-structure developments on shared lots)10 feet
Minimum Pavement Setback (lot line to pavement; excludes driveway entrances and lots that are 50 feet wide or less)3 feet from side or rear, or 0 feet for shared driveway; 0 feet from right of way
Minimum Parking RequiredSee Article III
Minimum Garage Door Setback to Alley (if applicable)20 feet for doors parallel to alley;8 feet for any other garage;Existing garages may be rebuilt on current footprint
Accessory Building Side Setback3 feet
Accessory Building Rear Setback5 feet
Maximum Detached Accessory Building Height25 feet or the height of the principal structure, whichever is less

(Code 1982, 17.19(4))