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A. The Commercial Land Use table indicates where categories of land uses may be permitted and whether those uses are allowed outright or by conditional use permit. Only commercial zones are included in this table. Land uses not listed are prohibited unless allowed through the process specified in Title 20.

B. The symbols used in the table represent the following:

1. An “A” in a table cell indicates that the use is allowed subject to the applicable standards in this code in the zone listed at the top of the table.

2. A “C” in a table cell indicates that the use is allowed by conditional use permit, subject to the conditional use provisions in Title 20 and any additional standards specified.

3. An “X” in a table cell indicates the use is not allowed in the zone listed at the top of the table.

C. Procedural requirements for permits are described in Title 18.

D. Uses similar to those listed may be established as allowed or conditionally allowed through the interpretation procedures in Section 20.03.020.B. In determining whether a use should be permitted, the Zoning Administrator shall refer to the purpose statement found in Section 19.30.010 and the 1987 version of the Standard Industrial Classification Manual.

LAND USES IN COMMERCIAL ZONES

USE CATEGORIES

C-1

C-2

Retail

Retail uses (other than those listed below)

A

A

Food stores

A

A

Eating and drinking places (see footnote 1)

C

C

Drinking places (see footnote 1)

C

C

Open sales lots in conjunction with the principal use which must be in an enclosed adjoining building

X

A

Daily outdoor merchandise display

A

A

Sidewalk sales

A

A

Christmas tree sales, fireworks sales, nonprofit organization sales or activities associated with a seasonal event

A

A

Vehicle sales lot

C

A

Gasoline stations

C

A

Drive thru for a permitted use

C

A

Wholesale

Wholesale use as an accessory use to a permitted retail use

A

A

Wholesale use when not associated with a retail use

X

A

Services

Service uses (other than those listed below)

A

A

Professional offices, other than medical/dental/psychiatric

A

A

Medical/dental/psychiatric office or clinic

C

A

Hospitals

X

C

Clubs, lodges, assembly halls

A

A

Lodging and assembly

A

A

Recreational vehicle parks (in compliance with Chapter 19.71)

X

C

Banking and financial services

A

A

Repair and maintenance, including vehicles and appliances

C

A

Child care, day care

A

A

Veterinarian, small animals (pets)

C

C

Veterinarian, large animals (livestock)

X

X

Animal boarding

X

C

Drive thru for a permitted use

C

A

Adult entertainment facilities, in compliance with Chapter 19.75

X

A

Cultural, recreational, and entertainment uses

A

A

Transportation, Communication, and Utilities

Wireless communication facilities, in compliance with Chapter 19.78

A

A

Local utilities, below ground

A

A

Local utilities, above ground

C

C

Regional utilities

C

C

Private or public passenger transportation systems

A

A

Airports, landing strips, and air transportation facilities

X

C

Heliports

C

C

Industrial and Storage

On-site hazardous waste treatment and storage facilities

C

C

Off-site hazardous waste treatment and storage facilities

X

X

Wrecking yards, salvage yards, or junk yards

X

X

Light manufacturing when subordinate to a retail sales outlet and contained in a building

A

A

Storage, warehousing, and distribution, not associated with a retail business

X

A

Construction site storage in sea-going containers or semi-trailers

A

A

Permanent storage in cargo container, in compliance with Chapter 19.76

X

C

Temporary storage in cargo container, in compliance with Chapter 19.76

X

C

Outside storage in conjunction with a principal use which is in an enclosed adjoining building

X

A

Public and Institutional

Park, playground, athletic field, other noncommercial recreation

A

A

Outdoor recreational, entertainment, or amusement facilities

A

A

Festivals or other outdoor celebrations

A

A

Schools, public and private

C

C

Churches

C

C

Libraries

A

A

Residential

Manufactured or mobile home park

X

X

Occupancy of trailers or recreational vehicles (except in an RV park)

X

X

Residential use in conjunction with a commercial structure

A 2

C

Multifamily residential use, not in conjunction with a commercial structure

C 3

C

Assisted living facility

X

C

Adult family home in an existing residence

A

A

Family day care home in an existing residence

A

A

Miscellaneous

Accessory use appurtenant to any primary use and not otherwise prohibited

A

A

Removal of soil or other natural materials for the purpose of sale or use as fill material

X

X

Keeping of livestock, poultry, rabbits, or bees

X

C

Footnotes to Land Uses in Commercial Zones

1No eating or drinking establishment or activity may be sited closer than two hundred feet (200') to a lot which has a residential use or a residential zone.

2Residential use must be subordinate to the commercial use and cannot be larger in total square feet than that devoted to commercial use. Residential location must be in rear of commercial space or on upper floors. Residential use must be separated from commercial use by appropriate fire wall design.

3“Multifamily” is defined as three (3) or more units subject to the requirements of the International Building Code. Multifamily units are required to be sprinkled for fire suppression.

[Ord. 2018-11 § 1, November 2018.]