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A. Commercial and Industrial Land Use Table. See LMC 18A.10.120(D) for the purpose and applicability of zoning districts.

Zoning Classifications

Commercial and Industrial

R1

R2

R3

R4

MR1

MR2

MF1

MF2

MF3

MF3 (B)(1)

ARC

NC1

NC2

TOC

CBD

C1

C2

C3

IBP

I1

I2

PI

Accessory commercial (B)(5)

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Accessory industrial (B)(6)

P

P

P

P

Accessory retail or services

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Artisan shop

P

P

P

P

P

P

Auto and vehicle sales/rental (B)(8)

C

C

P

P

Auto parts sales

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Bank, financial services

C

P

P

P

P

Brewery, production (B)(1)*

P

C

C

C

P

C

P

Building and landscape materials sales

C

P

P

P

P

P

Building contractor, light

P

P

P

P

Building contractor, heavy

P

C

C

C

Business support service

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Catering service

P

C

P

P

P

P

C

P

Cemetery, mausoleum, columbarium

C

Club, lodge, private meeting hall

C

C

C

C

P

P

P

P

C

Commercial recreation facility, indoor

P

P

P

C

C

C

Commercial recreation facility, outdoor

C

Community center

P

P

P

P

P

C

Construction/heavy equipment sales and rental

P

P

C

Convenience store

P

P

P

C

C

C

P

Equipment rental

P

P

P

P

Flex space (B)(7)

C

P

P

P

P

Fuel dealer

P

P

P

Furniture/fixtures manufacturing, cabinet shop

P

C

P

P

Furniture, furnishings, appliance/equipment store

P

P

P

P

P

Gas station

P

P

P

P

P

P

General retail

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Golf course, country club

Grocery store, large

P

P

P

Grocery store, small

P

P

P

Handcraft industries, small-scale manufacturing

C

P

P

P

P

C

P

P

Health/fitness facility, commercial

P

P

P

P

C

Health/fitness facility, quasi-public

P

P

P

Kennel, animal boarding (B)(3)

C

C

C

P

C

C

P

Laboratory, medical/analytical

P

P

P

P

P

Laundry, dry cleaning plant

C

C

C

Library, museum

P

P

C

P

C

Live/work and work/live units

C

C

C

C

C

C

Maintenance service, client site services

P

P

P

P

P

Manufacturing, assembling and packaging, light

P

P

P

P

Manufacturing, assembling and packaging, medium

C

C

C

P

P

P

Manufacturing, assembling and packaging, heavy

C

C

C

Metal products fabrication, machine and welding shops, American Direct

P

P

P

P

Medical services, lab

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Mixed use

P

P

P

P

P

P

Mobile home, RV, and boat sales

P

P

Mortuary, funeral homes and parlors

P

P

P

P

Motion picture production studios

P

P

Office, business services

P

P

P

P

C

P

P

P

P

Office, processing

C

C

P

Office, professional

P

P

P

P

P

P

C

P

P

Outdoor storage

P

P

P

P

Pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers

P

Personal services

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Personal services, restricted

C

C

Petroleum product storage and distribution

P

P

P

Places of assembly

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Printing and publishing

C

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Produce stand

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Recycling facility – processing facility

C

C

C

C

Recycling facility – scrap and dismantling yards

C

Repair service, equipment, large appliances

P

C

C

P

P

Research and development

P

Secondhand store

P

P

Shelter, animal (B)(3), (B)(4)

P

P

C

P

C

P

C

Shopping center

P

P

P

P

C

P

Social service organization

C

C

C

Solid waste transfer station

C

C

P

P

Small craft distillery (B)(2)

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Sports and active recreation facility

C

C

Storage, personal storage facility

P

P

C

P

Studio, art, dance, martial arts, music, etc.

P

P

C

P

P

Swap meet

Theater, auditorium

P

P

Veterinary clinic (B)(3)

P

P

P

P

P

P

C

Vehicle services, major repair/body work

C

P

C

C

P

P

Vehicle services, minor maintenance/repair

C

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Vehicle storage

C

P

P

P

Warehouse

C

P

P

Warehouse retail

C

C

C

P

Wholesaling and distribution

C

P

P

Wildlife preserve or sanctuary

P

P

P

P

Wine production facility (B)(2)

P

P

P: Permitted Use C: Conditional Use “–”: Not allowed

*Numbers in parentheses reference use-specific development and operating conditions under subsection (B) of this section.

B. Operating and Development Conditions.

1. Within that portion of the MF3 zoning district located within the Lakewood Station District as designated in the comprehensive plan, and solely in conjunction with multifamily use, four (4) or more units, the following standards shall be required:

a. The commercial use is only permitted on the ground floor of the development.

b. A minimum ratio of four (4) square feet of multifamily use to one (1) square foot of commercial use.

2. Breweries, small craft distilleries, and wineries may contain retail outlets.

3. The portion of the building or structure in which animals are treated, trained, or kept shall be soundproofed. Kennels, catteries, animal obedience schools, animal shelters, and veterinary clinics shall be operated in accordance with LMC Title 6, Animals, and LMC 18A.40.030, Agricultural uses.

4. Animal shelters owned, maintained or operated by a public body, an established humane society, animal welfare society, society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, or other nonprofit organization whose primary mission is the protection and welfare of animals may sell goods and products that enhance the health and comfort of the animals adopted.

5. Commercial accessory uses are secondary permitted residential uses and include the following:

a. Professional offices incidental to the primary use.

b. Outdoor storage areas and yards:

i. Outdoor storage areas and yards shall be paved with asphalt or concrete, including contractor storage yards and areas where vehicles or heavy equipment will be parked, stored, or regularly maneuvered. Areas where unattached trailers; shipping containers; vehicles without engines, transmissions, oil and/or gasoline tanks; or where other inert materials or items are stored may be exempted from paving requirements at the discretion of the Director where it is determined that such storage does not pose a soil contamination hazard. A hydrogeological assessment per the City’s critical areas regulations may be required to assist the Director in making this determination.

ii. No hazardous materials shall be stored or utilized in storage areas, except as permitted under the International Fire Code and any conditions of site development required by the City.

iii. All storage areas shall be screened and fenced pursuant to LMC 18A.70.040(A)(3) and 18A.70.140(A)(7).

c. Antennas and satellite dishes for private telecommunication services.

d. Facilities used in on-site grounds maintenance.

e. On-site soil reclamation treatment in accordance with state regulations.

f. Retaining walls, freestanding walls, and fences.

g. Accessory caretaker’s dwelling (ACD), subject to the following provisions:

i. One (1) ACD per commercial or industrial site is permitted within all commercial and industrial zones within the City.

ii. An ACD may be established in a new or existing commercial or industrial building by creating the living quarters within or as an addition to the building, or as a detached structure from the principal structure.

iii. The ACD, as well as the main structure, must meet all applicable setbacks, lot coverage, and building height requirements.

iv. The design and size of an ACD shall conform to all applicable standards in the building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, fire, health, and any other applicable codes.

v. The size of an ACD contained within or attached to a commercial or industrial building shall be limited to one thousand two hundred (1,200) square feet. The size of a detached ACD shall be limited to no more than one thousand (1,000) square feet.

vi. A minimum of one (1) off-street parking space shall be required for the ACD, in addition to off-street parking required for the primary use(s) on site, pursuant to LMC 18A.80.030(F), zoning district parking requirements.

vii. A building permit shall be obtained for all ACDs prior to construction and/or occupancy of the ACD.

h. Shipping containers and semi-truck trailers may be kept in conjunction with commercial, industrial and transportation use types only where the placement and or use of the vessel is typically integral to the use type, and properly screened areas for storage and maintenance of such vessels are shown on the site plans for the facility. For existing facilities, areas for storage of shipping containers and semi-truck trailers, etc., may be approved by the Director.

6. Industrial accessory uses are secondary permitted residential uses and include the following:

a. Professional offices incidental to the primary use.

b. Outdoor storage areas and yards:

i. Outdoor storage areas and yards shall be paved with asphalt or concrete, including contractor storage yards and areas where vehicles or heavy equipment will be parked, stored, or regularly maneuvered. Areas where unattached trailers; shipping containers; vehicles without engines, transmissions, oil and/or gasoline tanks; or where other inert materials or items are stored may be exempted from paving requirements at the discretion of the Director where it is determined that such storage does not pose a soil contamination hazard. A hydrogeological assessment per the City’s critical areas regulations may be required to assist the Director in making this determination.

ii. No hazardous materials shall be stored or utilized in storage areas, except as permitted under the International Fire Code and any conditions of site development required by the City.

iii. All storage areas shall be screened and fenced pursuant to LMC 18A.70.040(A)(3) and LMC 18A.70.140(A)(7).

c. Antennas and satellite dishes for private telecommunication services.

d. Incidental hazardous materials storage or use, subject to applicable federal and state regulations.

e. Facilities used in on-site grounds maintenance.

f. On-site soil reclamation treatment in accordance with state regulations.

g. Retaining walls, freestanding walls, and fences.

h. Accessory caretaker’s dwelling, subject to the following provisions:

i. One (1) ACD per commercial or industrial site is permitted within all commercial and industrial zones within the City.

ii. An ACD may be established in a new or existing commercial or industrial building by creating the living quarters within or as an addition to the building, or as a detached structure from the principal structure.

iii. The ACD, as well as the main structure, must meet all applicable setbacks, lot coverage, and building height requirements.

iv. The design and size of an ACD shall conform to all applicable standards in the building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, fire, health, and any other applicable codes.

v. The size of an ACD contained within or attached to a commercial or industrial building shall be limited to one thousand two hundred (1,200) square feet. The size of a detached ACD shall be limited to no more than one thousand (1,000) square feet.

vi. A minimum of one (1) off-street parking space shall be required for the ACD, in addition to off-street parking required for the primary use(s) on site, pursuant to LMC 18A.80.030(F), zoning district parking requirements.

vii. A building permit shall be obtained for all ACDs prior to construction and/or occupancy of the ACD.

i. Railroad cars, shipping containers, and semi-truck trailers may be kept in conjunction with commercial, industrial and transportation use types only where the placement and or use of the vessel is typically integral to the use type, and properly screened areas for storage and maintenance of such vessels is shown on the site plans for the facility. For existing facilities, areas for storage of shipping containers and semi-truck trailers, etc., may be approved by the Director.

7. Flex Space Industrial. Mixed-use industrial buildings or parks adaptable to multiple use types which primarily serve a number of small- to medium-size tenants, which predominantly require direct access for truck deliveries and have limited or controlled on-site customer service, and which are generally comprised of adaptable open floor space with a delineated office area. May include space within a single or multiple structures.

8. Auto and Vehicle Sales/Rental. Establishments or places of business engaged in the sales or leasing of motor vehicles, utility trailers, recreational and/or sporting vehicles, commercial vehicles, construction equipment, and heavy equipment subject to compliance with all applicable federal, state, and/or local licensing requirements. Service of vehicles may be permitted as an incidental, and clearly secondary, accessory use. Proposed motor vehicle sales and rental land use types are subject to the following requirements:

a. The use of trailers, temporary modular homes, and/or manufactured or modular buildings for sales offices or other related activity is prohibited.

b. All vehicle sales and rental areas will provide supplemental customer parking on site, at a ratio of at least one (1) space for every two thousand (2,000) square feet of motor vehicle sales and rental area.

c. Any arrangement of motor vehicle sales and rentals is allowed as long as adequate fire access is provided per the Fire Marshal.

d. All loading and unloading of motor vehicles sales and rentals shall occur on site.

e. The public right-of-way shall not be used to display motor vehicles sales and rental land use types.

f. No test drives shall occur on local residential streets found in or adjacent to R1, R2, R3, and R4 zoning districts.

g. Automobile wrecking or motor vehicle wrecking as defined in LMC 18A.10.180 shall not be conducted.

h. Spray booths and spray rooms shall not be permitted.

i. Car washes/detailing shall be located at least fifty (50) feet from any residential zone, use, or structure.

j. Amplified speaker/public address systems are prohibited except within fully enclosed buildings. Such systems shall not be used while service bay or exterior walls entrances or exits are open.

k. The site where the motor vehicle sales or rental land use type is located shall be kept clear of weeds, rubbish, and all types of litter and combustible materials at all times, and consistent with Chapter 8.40 LMC. [Ord. 758 § 2 (Exh. A), 2021; Ord. 738 § 2 (Exh. A), 2020; Ord. 726 § 2 (Exh. B), 2019.]