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SO-170: Highway Oriented Development SDO

Summary

The highway-oriented development special district overlay ensures the compatibility of highway-oriented land uses adjacent to rural residential and resource land uses.

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Description

Highway Oriented Development SDO

Development Condition Text

21A.38.180 Special district overlay - Highway-oriented development.

A. The purpose of the highway-oriented development special district overlay is to ensure the compatibility of highway-oriented land uses adjacent to rural residential and resource land uses. A highway-oriented special district overlay shall only be established along existing or former state or U.S. highway route corridors and zoned RA, UR, NB, RB or I.

B. Except in the RB zone at highway interchanges, permitted uses in the RA, UR, NB, RB or I zones shall be those in the underlying zone, excluding the following as defined by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) number and type:

1. SIC 5812, eating places; and

2. SIC 5813, drinking places.

C. Permitted uses in the RB zone at highway interchanges shall be limited to the following highway oriented commercial services for the traveling public, as defined by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) number and type:

1. SIC 5411, grocery stores (including convenience stores);

2. SIC 5541, gasoline service stations;

3. SIC 5812, eating places; and

4. SIC 7011, hotels and motels.

D. The following development standards shall apply to uses located in highway-oriented overlay districts:

1. Business signs are limited to those allowed in the NB zone classification. Ground supported signs shall not exceed five feet in height.

2. Natural vegetation shall be retained wherever possible, and landscaping shall be used for screening. The following commercial screening matrix shall be applied where NB, RB and I zoned properties, and properties with potential NB, RB or I zoning, have common boundaries with rural or resource zoned lands. The purpose of this is to allow for adequate buffering between commercial or industrial and rural land uses.

Commercial Screening Matrix

Adjacent Property

Zoning

Commercial Property Zoning

NB

Neighborhood Business

RB

Regional

Business

I

Industrial

RA

(Rural Area)

Type I Buffer

30’ Depth

Type I Buffer

30’ Depth

Type I Buffer

50’ Depth

F (Forest)

A (Agricultural)

Type I Buffer

30’ Depth

Type I Buffer

50’ Depth

Type I Buffer

50’ Depth



3. Primary vehicular access shall be from a principal arterial road. Secondary vehicular access shall be from a collector arterial road.

4. At the time of site plan review, the county may require additional right-of-way dedication to provide new roadways.

5. Utilities in RB zones shall be placed underground.

6. All uses shall be evaluated for impacts to ground water quality. (Ord. 12823 § 13, 1997).

Ordinance

12823

Effective Date

August 18, 1997

Changes

N/A

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