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Chapter 18. General Zoning Ordinance

Sec. 18-39. (LI) Light Industrial Zoning District

(1) Intent. This district is intended to permit both large and small scale industrial and office development at an intensity which is consistent with the overall desired suburban community character of the community. The primary distinguishing feature of this district is that it is geared to indoor industrial activities which are not typically associated with high levels of noise, soot, odors and other potential nuisances for abutting properties.

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

(a) Small Scale Indoor Institutional

(b) Cultivation

(c) Community Garden

(d) Outdoor Open Space Institutional

(e) Passive Outdoor Recreation

(f) Essential Services

(g) Small Scale Public Services and Utilities

(h) Office

(i) Personal or Professional Service

(j) Artisan Studio

(k) Indoor Sales or Service

(l) Indoor Maintenance Service

(m) Light Industrial

(n) Research, Development, and Related Manufacturing

(o) Indoor Storage and Wholesaling

(p) Communication Antenna

(q) Communication Tower

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

(a) Agricultural Services

(b) Large Scale Indoor Institutional

(c) Active Outdoor Recreation

(d) Large Scale Public Services and Utilities

(e) Outdoor Maintenance Service

(f) Animal Boarding

(g) Production Greenhouse

(h) Indoor Food Production

(i) Outdoor Storage and Wholesaling

(j) Distribution Center

(k) Freight Terminal

(l) Personal Storage Facility

(m) Off-Site Parking

(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) Nonresidential Accessory Building

(d) Recreational Facility

(e) Landscape Feature

(f) Deck

(g) Outdoor Wood Boiler

(h) On-Site Parking

(i) Company Cafeteria

(j) Onsite Ancillary Use

(k) Solar Energy System

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

(a) Small Wind Energy System

(b) 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) Garage or Estate Sale

 

(7) Density, Intensity, and Bulk Regulations for the (LI) Light Industrial District.

 Nonresidential Uses
Minimum Lot Area30,000 square feet
Maximum Building Coverage of Lot60 percent
Minimum Lot Width150 feet
Minimum Front Setback50 feet
Minimum Street Side Setback25 feet
Minimum Side Setback25 feet (50-foot minimum side yard abutting existing dwellings or residential district)
Minimum Rear Setback25 feet (50-foot minimum rear yard abutting existing dwellings or residential district)
Major Street SetbackMinimum of 50 feet or mean of adjoining lots (see Section 18-12 and 18-72)
Maximum Principal Building Height50 feet
Minimum Principal Building Separation (multi-structure developments on shared lots)30 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;10 feet from right of way
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
Minimum Parking RequiredSee Article III