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A. Uses Allowed in North Mountain Neighborhood Zones. Allowed uses include those that are permitted, permitted subject to special use standards, and allowed subject to a conditional use permit. Where Table 18.3.5.050 does not list a specific use and part 18.6 does not define the use or include it as an example of an allowed use, the City may find that use is allowed, or is not allowed, following the procedures of section 18.1.5.040, Similar Uses. Uses not listed in Table 18.2.2.030 and not found to be similar to an allowed use are prohibited. All uses are subject to the development standards of zone in which they are located, any applicable overlay zone(s), and the review procedures of part 18.5. See section 18.5.1.020, Determination of Review Procedure.

B. Uses Regulated by Overlay Zones. Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 18.2.2, Base Zones and Allowed Uses, additional land use standards or use restrictions apply within overlay zones. An overlay zone may also provide for exceptions to some standards of the underlying zone. For regulations applying to the City’s overlay zones, please refer to part 18.3.

C. Mixed-Use. Uses allowed in a zone individually are also allowed in combination with one another, in the same structure or on the same site, provided all applicable development standards and building code requirements are met.

Table 18.3.5.050. North Mountain Neighborhood Uses Allowed by Zone1

North Mountain Neighborhood Zones

NM-R-1-7.5

NM-R-1-5

NM-MF

NM-C

NM-Civic

A. Residential

Residential Uses, subject to density requirements in section 18.3.5.060

P

P

P

P

N

Accessory Residential Units

S

S

N

P

N

Cottage Housing

S

S

N

N

N

Home Occupations

P

P

P

P

N

Agricultural Uses, except Keeping of Livestock

P

P

P

P

S

Keeping of Micro-Livestock and Bees

S

S

S

N

S

Keeping of Livestock

N

N

N

N

N

Marijuana Cultivation, Homegrown

S

S

S

S

N

B. Public and Institutional Uses

Community Services

N

S

N

S

P

Parks and Open Spaces

P

P

P

P

P

Public Parking Lots

N

N

N

CU

N

Religious Institution, Houses of Worship

N

N

N

S

N

Utility and Service Building, Public and Quasi-Public, excluding outdoor storage and electrical substations

N

N

N

S

N

C. Commercial

Neighborhood Clinics

N

N

N

S

N

Neighborhood Oriented Retail Sales, Services, and Restaurants

N

N

N

S

N

Offices, Professional

N

N

N

S

N

Temporary Uses

N

N

N

CU

N

D. Industrial

Manufacturing, Light

N

N

N

S

N

1 Key: P = Permitted Uses; S = Permitted with Special Use Standards; CU = Conditional Use Permit Required; N = Not Allowed.

D. Special Use Standards. The uses listed as “Permitted with Special Use Standards (S)” in Table 18.3.5.050, above, are allowed provided they conform to the requirements of this section and the requirements of chapter 18.5.2, Site Design Review.

1. Accessory Residential Units.

a. Accessory residential units are not subject to the density requirements of the zone and are not included in the base density calculations.

b. One accessory residential unit is allowed per lot, and the maximum number of dwelling units must not exceed two per lot.

c. The proposal must comply with the lot coverage and setback requirements of the underlying zone.

d. The maximum gross habitable floor area (GHFA) of the accessory residential unit must not exceed 50 percent of the GHFA of the primary residence on the lot, and must not exceed 750 square feet GHFA, except that second story accessory residential units constructed above a detached accessory building must not exceed 500 square feet GHFA.

e. Additional parking shall be provided in conformance with the off-street parking provisions for single-family dwellings in section 18.4.3.040.

2. Agricultural Uses. In the NM-Civic zone, agriculture may include community garden space.

3. Keeping of Micro-Livestock and Bees. Subject to the standards in section 18.2.3.160.

4. Marijuana Cultivation, Homegrown. Subject to the standards in subsection 18.2.3.190.A.

5. Community Services.

a. In the NM-R-1-5 zone, each building may be up to a maximum of 2,500 square feet of gross floor area.

b. In the NM-C zone, each building may be up to a maximum of 3,500 square feet of gross floor area.

6. Manufacturing, Light.

a. The light manufacturing use shall occupy 600 square feet or less.

b. The light manufacturing use shall be contiguous to the permitted retail outlet that operates in conjunction with and sells the manufactured items produced by the light manufacturing use.

7. Neighborhood Clinics. Each building may be up to a maximum of 3,500 square feet of gross floor area.

8. Neighborhood Oriented Retail Sales, Services, and Restaurants. Each building may be up to a maximum of 3,500 square feet of gross floor area.

9. Offices, Professional. Each building may be up to a maximum of 3,500 square feet of gross floor area.

10. Religious Institution, Houses of Worship. The same use cannot be located on a contiguous property, and there must be no more than two such uses in a given zone.

11. Utility and Service Building, Public and Quasi-Public. Each building may be up to a maximum of 3,500 square feet of gross floor area.

12. Cottage Housing. Subject to the standards in section 18.2.3.090. (Ord. 3147 § 5, amended, 11/21/2017)

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