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SO-260: Fall City Business District SDO

Summary

The purpose of the Fall City business district special district overlay is to allow commercial development in Fall City to occur with on-site septic systems until such time as an alternative wastewater system is available.

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Description

Fall City Business District SDO

Development Condition Text

21A.38.260 Special district overlay - Fall City business district.

A. The purpose of the Fall City business district special district overlay is to allow commercial development in Fall City to occur with on-site septic systems until such time as an alternative wastewater system is available. The special district shall only be established in areas of Fall City zoned CB and shall be evaluated to determine if it is applicable to other rural commercial centers.
B. The standards of this title and other county codes shall be applicable to development within the Fall City business district special district overlay except as follows:
1. The permitted uses in K.C.C. Chapter 21A.08 do not apply and are replaced with the following:
a. Residential land uses as set forth in K.C.C. 21A.08.030:
i. As a permitted use:
(A) Multifamily residential units shall only be allowed on the upper floors of buildings; and
(B) Home occupations under K.C.C. chapter 21A.30;
ii. As a conditional use:
(A) Bed and Breakfast (five rooms maximum); and
(B) Hotel/Motel.
b. Recreational/cultural land uses as set forth in K.C.C. 21A.08.030:
i. As a permitted use:
(A) Library;
(B) Museum; and
(C) Arboretum.
ii. As a conditional use:
(A) Sports Club/Fitness Center;
(B) Amusement/Recreation Services/Arcades (Indoor);
(C) Bowling Center
c. General services land uses as set forth in K.C.C. 21A.08.050:
i. As a permitted use:
(A) General Personal Services, except escort services;
(B) Funeral Home;
(C) Appliance/Equipment Repair;
(D) Medical or Dental Office/Outpatient Clinic;
(E) Medical or Dental Lab;
(F) Day Care I;
(G) Day Care II;
(H) Veterinary Clinic;
(I) Social Services;
(J) Animal Specialty Services;
(K) Artist Studios;
(L) Nursing and Personal Care Facilities;
ii. As a conditional use:
(A) Theater (Movie or Live Performance);
(B) Religious Use;
d. Government/Business services land uses as set forth in K.C.C. 21A.08.060:
i. As a permitted use:
(A) General Business Service;
(B) Professional Office: Bank, Credit Union, Insurance Office.
ii. As a conditional use:
(A) Public Agency or Utility Office;
(B) Police Substation;
(C) Fire Station;
(D) Utility Facility;
(E) Self Service Storage;
e. Retail/commercial land uses as set forth in K.C.C. 21A.08.070:
i. As a permitted use on the ground floor:
(A) Food Store;
(B) Drug Store/Pharmacy;
(C) Retail Store: includes florist, book store, apparel and accessories store, furniture/home furnishings store, antique/recycled goods store, sporting goods store, video store, art supply store, hobby store, jewelry store, toy store, game store, photo store, electronic/appliance store, fabric shops, pet shops, and other retail stores (excluding adult-only retail);
(D) Eating and Drinking Places, including coffee shops and bakeries.
ii. As a conditional use:
(A) Liquor Store or Retail Store Selling Alcohol;
(B) Hardware/Building Supply Store;
(C) Nursery/Garden Center;
(D) Department Store;
(E) Auto Dealers (indoor sales rooms only);
f. Manufacturing land uses as set forth in K.C.C. 21A.08.080 are not allowed.
g. Resource land uses as set forth in K.C.C. 21A.08.090:
i. As a permitted use:
(A) Solar photovoltaic/solar thermal energy systems;
(B) Private storm water management facilities;
(C) Growing and Harvesting Crops (within rear/internal side yards or roof gardens, and with organic methods only);
(D) Raising Livestock and Small Animals (per the requirements of Section 21A.30 of the Zoning Code)
ii. As a conditional use: Wind Turbines
h. Regional land uses as set forth in K.C.C. 21A.08.100 with a special use permit: Communication Facility.
2. The densities and dimensions set forth in K.C.C. chapter 21A.12 apply, except as follows:
a. Residential density is limited to six dwelling units per acre. For any building with more than ten dwelling units, at least ten percent of the dwelling units shall be classified as affordable under 21A.34.040F.1;
b. Buildings are limited to two floors, plus an optional basement;
c. The elevation of the ground floor may be elevated a maximum of six feet above the average grade of the site along the front facade of the building;
d. If the ground floor is designed to accommodate non-residential uses, the elevation of the ground floor should be placed near the elevation of the sidewalk to minimize the need for stairs and ADA ramps;
e. If the ground floor is designed to accommodate non-residential space, the height of the ceiling, as measured from finished floor, shall be no more than eighteen feet;
f. Building height shall not exceed forty feet, as measured from the average grade of the site along the front facade of the building. (Ord. 17485 § 43, 2012).

Ordinance

17485

Effective Date

December 3, 2012

Changes

N/A

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