Community Development Code - CDC

Updated December 2014

When a development application is under review,  staff uses requirements and standards from the Community Development Code to determine whether or not a proposed development can be approved in its proposed location and what conditions should be applied. Code standards are adopted in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by preventing incompatible land uses from being established next to one another. 

The standards within the Community Development Code are based on a collection of standards including Oregon State Statutes, Oregon State Administrative Rules, and ordinances adopted by the Washington County Board of Commissioners.

 

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Article III
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Article IV
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Article V
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Article VI
Land Divisions
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Public
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 ARTICLE I - INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL PROVISIONS

101   TITLE AND STRUCTURE OF CODE 

  101-1   Title

  101-2   Structure of Code

102   PURPOSE

103   SCOPE

104   CONSISTENCY WITH PLAN AND LAWS

105   SEVERABILITY

106   DEFINITIONS

107   PLANNING PARTICIPANTS 

  107-1    Board of Commissioners

  107-2    Planning Commission

  107-3    Director

  107-4    Hearings Officer

  107-5    Land Use Ordinance Notices

  107-6    Committee for Citizen Involvement (CCI)

  107-7    Citizen Participation Organization (CPO)

  107-8    Neighborhood Organization or Association

110   TRANSITION TO DEVELOPMENT CODE  

   110-1    Intent and Purpose

   110-2    Pending Land Use Applications

   110-3    Transition Provisions for Approval

   110-4    Development Permit Expiration

   110-5    Transition Provisions in Transit Oriented Districts

   110-6    Transition Provisions in the Bull Mountain and West Tigard Community Plan Areas

 


ARTICLE II - PROCEDURES
200   INTRODUCTION

201   DEVELOPMENT PERMIT 

  201-1    Permit Required

  201-2    Exclusions from Permit Requirement

  201-3    Issuance and Effective Date

  201-4    Expiration

  201-5    Extension

  201-6    When a Development has Commenced

  201-7    Revocation of Development Permit

  201-8    Transferability of Development Permit

202   PROCEDURE TYPES AND DETERMINATION OF PROPER PROCEDURE  

  202-1    Type I

  202-2    Type II

  202-3    Type III

  202-4    Type IV

  202-5    Determination of Proper Procedure Type

203   PROCESSING TYPE I, II, AND III DEVELOPMENT ACTIONS

  203-1    Initiation and Withdrawal of Action

  203-2    Pre-Application Conference

  203-3    Neighborhood Meeting

  203-4    Application

  203-5    Application Submittal and Acceptance

  203-6    Staff Report

204   NOTICE OF TYPE I, II, OR III DEVELOPMENT ACTIONS

  204-1    General Provisions

  204-2    Type I Actions

  204-3    Type II Actions

  204-4    Type III Actions

  204-5    Notice of Hearing and Notice of Decision on Appeal

205   PUBLIC HEARINGS

  205-1    Notice

  205-2    Rules of Procedure

  205-3    Parties

  205-4    Record

  205-5    Procedural Rights

  205-6    Presentations

  205-7    Continuance

  205-8    Evidence

206   BURDEN OF PROOF

207   DECISION

  207-1    Decision Types

  207-2    Announcement of Decision

  207-3    Basis for Decision

  207-4    Findings and Conclusions

  207-5    Conditions of Approval

  207-6    Continuances by Planning Commission

208   RECONSIDERATION OF DIRECTOR, HEARINGS OFFICER, OR PLANNING COMMISSION DECISIONS

  208-1    Reconsideration as Extraordinary Remedy

  208-2    Motion for Reconsideration

  208-3    Motion for Reconsideration Does Not Stop Appeal Period from Running

  208-4    Motion for Reconsideration as Nonpublic Hearing Item

  208-5    Process for Reconsideration

  208-6    Reconsideration and Appeals

  208-7    Limited Reconsiderations

209   APPEALS

  209-1    Decision

  209-2    Appeal Authority

  209-3    Petition for Review

  209-4    Transcript Requirements for Appeals of Quasi-Judicial Plan Amendment Decisions

  209-5    Nature of Hearing

  209-6    Decision of the Board

210   RECONSIDERATION OF BOARD DECISION FOR THE APPEAL OF QUASI-JUDICIAL PLAN AMENDMENTS

211   DATE OF FINAL DECISION

212   REMAND FROM APPELLATE BODIES

213   VESTED RIGHTS

214   IMPLEMENTATION OF MEASURE 37

  214-1    Completeness

  214-2    Approval of Development Permit

  214-3    Condition of Approval

215   CODE COMPLIANCE

  215-3    Prosecution of Violations

216   VALIDATION OF AN UNLAWFULLY CREATED UNIT OF LAND

217   DIRECTOR'S INTERPRETATION

  217-1     Purpose

  217-2     Applicability

  217-3     Procedure

  217-4     Application Requirements

  217-5     Determination of Similar Uses

 


  ARTICLE III - LAND USE DISTRICTS 

300   INTRODUCTION

  300-1         Intent and Purpose

  300-2         Residential Density Calculation

  300-3         Density Transfers for Unbuildable Lands

  300-4         Development at Less than Maximum Density

  300-5         Development at Lower than Minimum Density

302   R-5 DISTRICT (Residential 5 units per acre) 

  302-1         Intent and Purpose

  302-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  302-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  302-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  302-5         Prohibited Uses

  302-6         Density

  302-7         Dimensional Requirements

  302-8         Parking Requirements

  302-9         Article IV – Development Standards

303   R-6 DISTRICT (Residential 6 units per acre) 

  303-1         Intent and Purpose

  303-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  303-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  303-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  303-5         Prohibited Uses

  303-6         Density

  303-7         Dimensional Requirements

  303-8         Building Façade Requirements

  303-9         Parking Requirements

  303-10       Article IV – Development Standards

304   R-9 DISTRICT (Residential 9 units per acre) 

  304-1         Intent and Purpose

  304-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  304-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  304-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  304-5         Prohibited Uses

  304-6         Density

  304-7         Dimensional Requirements

  304-8         Building Façade Requirements

  304-9         Parking Requirements

  304-10       Article IV – Development Standards

305   R-15 DISTRICT (Residential 15 units per acre)

  305-1         Intent and Purpose

  305-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  305-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  305-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  305-5         Prohibited Uses

  305-6         Density

  305-7         Dimensional Requirements

  305-8         Building Façade Requirements

  305-9         Parking Requirements

  305-10       Article IV – Development Standards

306   R-24 DISTRICT (Residential 24 units per acre)

  306-1         Intent and Purpose

  306-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  306-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  306-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  306-5         Prohibited Uses

  306-6         Density

  306-7         Dimensional Requirements

  306-8         Building Façade Requirements

  306-9         Parking Requirements

  306-10       Article IV – Development Standards

307   R-25+ DISTRICT (Residential 25+ units per acre)

  307-1         Intent and Purpose

  307-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  307-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  307-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  307-5         Prohibited Uses

  307-6         Density

  307-7         Dimensional Requirements

  307-8         Building Façade Requirements

  307-9         Parking Requirements

  307-10       Article IV – Development Standards

308   FD-20 DISTRICT (Future Development 20-Acre District)

  308-1         Intent and Purpose

  308-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  308-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  308-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  308-5         Prohibited Uses

  308-6         Dimensional Requirements

  308-7         Additional Standards

  308-8         Access

  308-9         Article IV – Development Standards

309   FD-10 DISTRICT (Future Development 10-Acre District)

  309-1         Intent and Purpose

  309-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  309-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  309-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  309-5         Prohibited Uses

  309-6         Dimensional Requirements

  309-7         Additional Standards

  309-8         Access

  309-9         Article IV – Development Standards

311   NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (NC) 

  311-1         Intent and Purpose

  311-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  311-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  311-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  311-5         Prohibited Uses

  311-6         Dimensional Requirements

  311-7         Article IV – Development Standards

312   OFFICE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (OC)

  312-1         Intent and Purpose

  312-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  312-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  312-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  312-5         Prohibited Uses

  312-6         Dimensional Requirements

  312-7         Article IV – Development Standards

313   COMMUNITY BUSINESS DISTRICT (CBD)

  313-1         Intent and Purpose

  313-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  313-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  313-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  313-5         Prohibited Uses

  313-6         Dimensional Requirements

  313-7         Article IV – Development Standards

314   GENERAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (GC)

  314-1         Intent and Purpose

  314-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  314-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  314-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  314-5         Prohibited Uses

  314-6         Dimensional Requirements

  314-7         Article IV – Development Standards

320   INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (IND)

  320-1         Intent and Purpose

  320-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  320-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  320-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  320-5         Prohibited Uses

  320-6         Dimensional Requirements

  320-7         Article IV – Development Standards

330   INSTITUTIONAL DISTRICT (INS)

  330-1         Intent and Purpose

  330-2         Designation of Institutional Uses

  330-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  330-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  330-5         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  330-6         Prohibited Uses

  330-7         Dimensional Requirements

  330-8         Article IV – Development Standards

  330-9         Sign Standards in Light Rail Transit Station Areas at Washington Square Regional Center and Cedar Mill Town Center

340   EXCLUSIVE FARM USE DISTRICT (EFU)

  340-1         Intent and Purpose

  340-2         Definitions

  340-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  340-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  340-5         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  340-6         UGB Proximity Standards

  340-7         Prohibited Uses

  340-8         Creation of Lots or Parcels by a Land Division

  340-9         Dimensional Requirements

  340-10       Access

  340-11       Article IV - Development Standards

342   EXCLUSIVE FOREST AND CONSERVATION DISTRICT (EFC)

  342-1         Intent and Purpose

  342-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  342-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  342-4         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  342-5         Creation of Lots or Parcels by a Land Division Through a Type II Procedure

  342-6         Prohibited Uses

  342-7         Dimensional Requirements

  342-8         Access

  342-9         Article IV – Development Standards

344   AGRICULTURE AND FOREST DISTRICT (AF-20)

  344-1         Intent and Purpose

  344-2         Definitions

  344-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  344-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  344-5         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  344-6         UGB Proximity Standards 

  344-7         Prohibited Uses

  344-8         Creation of Lots or Parcels by a Land Division

  344-9         Marginal Lands

  344-10       Dimensional Requirements

  344-11       Access

  344-12       Article IV – Development Standards

346   AGRICULTURE AND FOREST DISTRICT (AF-10)

  346-1         Intent and Purpose

  346-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  344-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  344-4         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  344-5         Prohibited Uses

  344-6         Dimensional Requirements

  344-7         Access

  344-8         Article IV – Development Standards

348   AGRICULTURE AND FOREST DISTRICT (AF-5)

  348-1         Intent and Purpose

  348-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  348-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  348-4         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  348-5         Prohibited Uses

  348-6         Dimensional Requirements

  348-7         Access

  348-8         Article IV – Development Standards

350   RURAL RESIDENTIAL FIVE ACRE MINIMUM DISTRICT (RR-5)

  350-1         Intent and Purpose

  350-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  350-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  350-4         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  350-5         Prohibited Uses

  350-6         Dimensional Requirements

  350-7         Access

  350-8         Article IV – Development Standards

352   RURAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (R-COM)

  352-1         Intent and Purpose

  352-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  352-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  352-4         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  352-5         Prohibited Uses

  352-6         Dimensional Requirements

  352-7         Article IV – Development Standards

354   RURAL INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (R-IND)

  354-1         Intent and Purpose

  354-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  354-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  354-4         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  354-5         Prohibited Uses

  354-6         Environmental Requirements

  354-7         Dimensional Requirements

  354-8         Access

  354-9         Article IV – Development Standards

356   LAND EXTENSIVE INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (MAE)

  356-1         Intent and Purpose

  356-2         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  356-3         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  356-4         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  356-5         Prohibited Uses

  356-6         Environmental Requirements

  356-7         Dimensional Requirements

  356-8         Access

  356-9         Article IV – Development Standards

373   HISTORIC AND CULTURAL RESOURCE OVERLAY DISTRICT

  373-1         Intent and Purpose

  373-2         Definitions

  373-3         Review Authority

  373-4         Resource Designation Procedures

  373-5         Applicability of the Overlay District

  373-6         Permits

  373-7         Exemptions

  373-8         Building Code Requirements

  373-9         Partitions and Subdivisions

  373-10       Uses Allowed

  373-11       Removal of Designation

375   TRANSIT ORIENTED DISTRICTS

  375-1         Intent and Purpose

  375-2         Transit Oriented District Names and Acronyms

  375-3         Definitions

  375-4         Permitted Uses and Review Procedures

  375-5         Prohibited Uses

  375-6         Change or Expansion of Existing Uses or Structures

  375-7         Development Limitations for Permitted Uses in Transit Oriented Districts

  375-8         Dimensional Requirements for Transit Oriented Districts

  375-9         Density Requirements for Transit Oriented Districts

  375-10       Development Standards for Transit Oriented Districts

377   SPECIAL INDUSTRIAL OVERLAY DISTRICT

  377-1         Intent and Purpose

  377-2         Terms and Definitions

  377-3         Designation of Special Industrial Overlay District

  377-4         Standards

  377-5         Uses Permitted

379   MINERAL AND AGGREGATE OVERLAY DISTRICT

  379-1         Intent and Purpose

  379-2         Application of the Mineral and Aggregate Overlay District

  379-3         Elements of the Mineral and Aggregate Overlay District

  379-4         Designation of Mineral and Aggregate Overlay District

  379-5         Exemptions from the Mineral and Aggregate Overlay District Regulations

  379-6         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure in District A

  379-7         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure in District A

  379-8         Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure in District A

  379-9         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure in District B

  379-10       Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure in District B

  379-11       Uses Permitted Through a Type III Procedure in District B

  379-12       Prohibited Uses

  379-13       Development Standards – District A

  379-14       Development Standards – District B

  379-15       Review and Enforcement

  379-16       Termination of Mineral and Aggregate Overlay District

  379-17       Nonconforming Uses and Uses Established by Conditional Use Permit

380   CONVENIENT ACCESS TO TRANSIT OVERLAY DISTRICT

  380-1         Intent and Purpose

  380-2         Conflicts

  380-3         Applicability

  380-4         Development Standards

  380-5         Additional Transit Improvements

381   INTERIM LIGHT RAIL STATION AREA OVERLAY DISTRICT

  381-1         Intent and Purpose

  381-2         Applicability

  381-3         Designation of Interim Light Rail Station Area Overlay District

  381-4         Definitions

  381-5         Notification

  381-6         Conflicts

  381-7         Permitted Uses

  381-8         Prohibited Uses

  381-9         Change or Expansion of Existing Uses or Structures

  381-10       Minimum Density Requirements

  381-11       Development Standards

383   STATE AND REGIONAL PARK OVERLAY DISTRICT

  383-1         Intent and Purpose

  383-2         Applicability of the Overlay District

  383-3         Conflicts

  383-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  383-5         Uses Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  383-6         Dimensional Requirements

  383-7         Minor Revisions to State or Regional Park Master Plans without Master Plan Amendments

385   PRIVATE USE AIRPORT OVERLAY DISTRICT

  385-1         Purpose

  385-2         Applicability

  385-3         Continued Operation and Determination of Existing Uses

  385-4         Expansion of Existing Uses

  385-5         Uses Which May be Permitted Through a Type III Procedure

  385-6         Limitations on Height of Structures

  385-7         Dimensional Requirements

  385-8         Additional Requirements

386   PRIVATE USE AIRPORT SAFETY OVERLAY DISTRICT

  386-1         Intent and Purpose

  386-2         Applicability

  386-3         Imaginary Surface Definition

  386-4         Notice of Land Use and Permit Applications within Overlay District Area

  386-5         Height Limitations on Allowed Uses in Underlying District

  386-6         Procedures

  386-7         Nonconforming Uses

387   PUBLIC USE AIRPORT OVERLAY DISTRICT

  387-1         Purpose

  387-2         Applicability

  387-3         Conformance with Public Use Airport Safety and Compatibility Overlay District

  387-4         Uses Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  387-5         Uses Permitted Subject tot he Acceptance of the Airport Sponsor

  387-6         Dimensional Requirements

388   PUBLIC USE AIRPORT SAFETY AND COMPATIBILITY OVERLAY DISTRICT

  388-1         Intent and Purpose

  388-2         Applicability

  388-3         Imaginary Surface and Noise Impact Boundary Delineation

  388-4         Notice of Land Use and Permit Applications within Overlay District Area

  388-5         Height Limitations on Allowed Uses in Underlying Districts

  388-6         Procedures

  388-7         Land Use Compatibility Requirements

  388-8         Water Impoundments within Approach Surface Areas and Airport Direct Impact Boundaries

  388-9         Wetland Mitigation, Creation, Enhancement and Restoration within Approach Surface Areas and Airport Direct Impact Boundaries

  388-10       Nonconforming Uses

389    RESIDENTIAL AIRPARK OVERLAY DISTRICT

389-1           Intent and Purpose

389-2           Applicability

389-3           Uses Permitted Through a Type 1 Procedure

389-4           Prohibited Uses

389-5           Property Owner Notification

390   NORTH BETHANY SUBAREA OVERLAY DISTRICT 

  390-1         Intent and Purpose

  390-2         Applicability

  390-3         Applicability of other Comprehensive Plan Elements

  390-4         Conflicts Between other Code Provisions

  390-5         Permitted Uses

  390-6         Prohibited Uses

  390-7         Parking Requirements

  390-8         R-6 North Bethany District (R-6 NB)

  390-9         R-9 North Bethany District (R-9 NB)

  390-10       R-15 North Bethany District (R-15 NB)

  390-11       R-24 North Bethany District (R-24 NB)

  390-12       R-25+ North Bethany District (R-25+ NB)

  390-13       Neighborhood Corner Commercial District (NCC NB)

  390-14       Neighborhood Commercial Mixed Use District (NCMU NB)

  390-15       Institutional North Bethany District (INST NB)

  390-16       Special Use Standards

  390-17       North Bethany Planned Development Standards

  390-18       Density Restricted Lands

  390-19       Urban/Rural Edge Standards

  390-20       Building Design and Variety

  390-21       Review Criteria for Type III Uses

  390-22       Additional North Bethany Subarea Development Standards

  390-23       Pre-Application Conference

  390-24       Application Review Committee

  390-25       Main Street Area

  390-26       Adjusting Land Use District Boundaries

  390-27       Cluster Housing

  390-28       Alternative Partition Standards for Conveyance of Land for Parks/Stormwater Facilities

 


 ARTICLE IV - DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS


401   INTRODUCTION

  401-1         Community Plan Provisions

  401-2         Rural/Natural Resource Plan Provisions

  401-3         Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area

  401-4         Transportation Plan

  401-5         General Provisions – Development Review

402   INTENT AND PURPOSE

403   APPLICABILITY

  403-1         Compliance Permit

  403-2         Master Plan - Minimum Requirements for all Development

  403-3         Additional Standards Inside the UGB

  403-4         Additional Standards Outside the UGB

404   MASTER PLANNING

  404-1         Type I Site Analysis of a New Use or Expansion of an Existing Use

  404-2         Modification of Standards Through Site Analysis

  404-3         Type II Site Analysis Inside the UGB

  404-4         Planned Development

405   OPEN SPACE

  405-1         Preserved Open Space Categories

  404-2         Protection

  404-3         Classification

  404-4         Maintenance

  405-5         Ownership Maintenance

406   BUILDING SITING AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

  406-1      Review Standards

  406-2      Additional Requirements for Type II and Type III Development

  406-3      Energy Conservation Guidelines

  406-4      Privacy Guidelines

  406-5      Storage

  406-6      Mixed Solid Waste and Recyclables Storage Facilities

  406-7      Submittal Requirements

407   LANDSCAPE DESIGN

  407-1      Minimum Landscape Standards

  407-2      Standards for Landscaping Materials

  407-3      Tree Preservation and Removal

  407-4      Landscape Plan

  407-5      General Provisions and Guidelines

  407-6      Parking Area Landscaping

  407-7      Urban Street Tree Standards

  407-8      Installation and Maintenance

408   NEIGHBORHOOD CIRCULATION

  408-1      Purpose and Intent

  408-2      Applicability

  408-3      Definitions

  408-4      Circulation Analysis

  408-5      Review Standards for Development for Lands Not Designated on the Community Plan Local Street Connectivity Maps

  408-6      Review Standards for Development for Lands Designated in the Community Plan Local Street Connectivity Maps

  408-7      Modification of Standards For an Alternate Design Through a Type III Procedure

  408-8      Ownership, Liability and Maintenance of Accessways

  408-9      Accessway and Greenway Design

  408-10    Internal Pedestrian Circulation

  408-11    Community Plan Pedestrian Connectivity Areas

409   PRIVATE STREETS

  409-1      Intent and Purpose

  409-2      Applicability

  409-3      Urban Private Street Standards

  409-4      General Provisions for Urban Private Streets

  409-5      Private Streets Outside an Urban Growth Boundary

410   GRADING AND DRAINAGE

  410-1      General Provisions

  410-2      Grading Permit – Application Content

  410-3      Criteria For Approval

  410-4      Landslide Study Area Requirements

  410-5      North Bethany Drainage Master Plan

411   SCREENING AND BUFFERING

  411-1      Applicability

  411-2      Location

  411-3      Determination of Screening and Buffering Requirements

  411-4      Limitations

  411-5      Screening and Buffering Matrix

  411-6      Screening and Buffering Standards

  411-7      Structures

413   PARKING AND LOADING

  413-1      Development Permit for Parking Areas

  413-2      General Off-Street Parking and Loading Criteria

  413-3      General Requirements

  413-4      Off-Street Parking Lot Design

  413-5      Off-Street Parking Standards

  413-6      On-Street Parking Requirements for Urban Residential Districts

  413-7      Minimum Off-Street Parking Requirements

  413-8      Reduction of Minimum Off-Street Parking Based on Transit

  413-9      Vanpool/Carpool Parking

  413-10    Reduction of Minimum Off-Street Parking Based on Vanpool/Carpool Parking

  413-11    Reduction of Minimum Off-Street Parking Based on Bicycle Parking

  413-12    Total Reductions to Minimum Off-Street Parking Requirements

  413-13    Maximum Off-Street Parking Requirements

  413-14    Minimum Off-Street Loading Requirements

  413-15    General Loading Requirements

414   SIGNS

  414-1      Residential Districts

  414-2      Commercial and Institutional Districts

  414-3      Industrial

  414-4      Agriculture and Forestry Signs

  414-5      Exemptions and Supplemental Criteria

  414-6      Illumination

  414-7      Prohibited Signs

  414-8      Procedures

  414-9      Nonconformity and Modification

  414-10    Compliance

415   LIGHTING

  415-1      Applicability

  415-2      Lighting Plan

  415-3      Definitions

  415-4      Standards

  415-5      General Provisions

416   UTILITY DESIGN

  416-1      General Provisions

417   IRRIGATION

  417-1      Provision of Method of Irrigation

  417-2      Irrigation System Details

  417-3      General Provisions

418   SETBACKS

  418-1      Obstruction in Required Yards

  418-2      Additional Setbacks Required for Future Right-of-Way

  418-3      Corner Vision

  418-4      Fences and Retaining Walls

419   HEIGHT

420   CREATION OF LOTS BELOW 20,000 SQ. FEET IN THE R-9, R-15, R-24, and R-25+ DISTRICTS

421   FLOOD PLAIN AND DRAINAGE HAZARD AREA DEVELOPMENT

  421-1      Lands Subject to Flood Plain and Drainage Hazard Area Standards

  421-2      Definitions

  421-3      Submittal Requirements

  421-4      Uses and Activities Permitted Through a Type I Procedure

  421-5      Uses and Activities Permitted Through a Type II Procedure

  421-6      Uses Allowed Through a Type III Procedure

  421-7      Development Standards for all Type II and Type III Flood Plain and Drainage Hazard Area Uses or Activities

  421-8      Criteria for Dwellings

  421-9      Criteria for Manufactured Dwellings/Dwelling Parks and Subdivisions

  421-10    Criteria for Non-Dwelling Structures

  421-11    Criteria for Utilities

  421-12    Criteria for Piping, Culverting and Man-Made Creek Beds, Except as Permitted in Section 421-5

  421-13    Criteria for Parking for Multi-Family, Institutional, Commercial and Industrial Developments

  421-14    General Requirements and Prohibitions

  421-15    Duties of the County

  421-16    Exemptions

422   SIGNIFICANT NATURAL RESOURCES

  422-1      Intent and Purpose

  422-2      Lands Subject to this Section

  422-3      Criteria for Development

  422-4      Density Transfer

  422-5      State and Federal Regulatory Guidelines

423   ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

  423-1      Existing Uses

  423-2      New Uses

  423-3      Measurements

  423-4      Air Quality

  423-5      Odor

  423-6      Noise

  423-7      Vibration

  423-8      Heat and Glare

  423-9      Storage

  423-10    Drainage and Waste Water

  423-11    Adequate Water Supply

  423-12    Radioactive Materials

  423-13    Toxic or Noxious Matter

  423-14    Determination of Violation

  423-15    Conflicting Provisions

424   CREATION OF PARCELS IN THE EFU, EFC, AND AF-20 DISTRICTS

  424-1      Creation of New Lots or Parcels for Farm Use in the EFU and AF-20 Districts

  424-2      Creation of Forest Related Parcels of at Least Eighty (80) Acres in the EFC District

  424-3      Creation of a Parcel for a Nonfarm Dwelling in the EFU and AF-20 Districts

  424-4      Creation of a Parcel for a Nonfarm Farm Use (Not Including a Dwelling) in the EFU and AF-20 Districts

  424-5      Creation of a Parcel With an Existing Historic Dwelling in the EFU and AF-20 District

  424-6      Creation of a Parcel With an Existing Dwelling Used as a Residential Home in the EFU and AF-20 District

  424-7      Creation of a Parcel Less Than Eighty (80) Acres in the EFC District

  424-8      Creation of a Parcel With an Existing Dwelling in the EFC District

  424-9      Division of a Lot or Parcel With at Least Two Existing Dwellings in the EFC District

  424-10    Division of Land for Public Parks or Open Space in the EFC District

425   DESIGNATION OF MARGINAL LANDS

  425-1      Parcel Size

  425-2      Management Criteria (Income Test)

  425-3      Parcels Within the Quarter-Mile Test Area

  425-4      Notification

426   EROSION CONTROL

  426-1      Purpose and Intent

  426-2      Applicability

  426-3      Definitions

  426-4      Erosion Control Plan

  426-5      Review

  426-6      Compliance

427   SOLAR ACCESS STANDARDS

  427-1      Purpose and Intent

  427-2      Definitions

  427-3      Solar Access Standard for New Development

  427-4      Solar Balance Point Standard

  427-5      Solar Access Permit

428   FOREST STRUCTURE SITING AND FIRE SAFETY STANDARDS

  428-1      Purpose and Intent

  428-2      Applicability

  428-3      Standards for Dwellings and Structures, Including Replacement Dwellings, Reviewed Through a Type I Procedure

  428-4      Standards for Dwellings and Structures Reviewed Through a Type II Procedure

429   BICYCLE PARKING

  429-1      Intent and Purpose

  429-2      Applicability

  429-3      General Bicycle Parking Criteria

  429-4      General Requirements

  429-5      Definitions

  429-6      Number of Bicycle Parking Spaces Required

  429-7      Bicycle Parking Location

  429-8      Bicycle Parking Facility Design

  429-9      Bicycle Parking Space Dimensions

  429-10    Bicycle Parking Signing

  429-11    Bicycle Parking Lighting

  429-12    Exemptions from the Minimum Bicycle ParkingRequirements Standards

 

430   SPECIAL USE STANDARDS

  430-1         Accessory Uses and Structures

  430-3         Adult Book Stores

  430-7         Airports, Personal Use

  430-8         Alteration, Restoration or Replacement of a Lawfully Established Dwelling in the EFU, EFC, AF-20, AF-10, AF-5 and RR-5 Districts

  430-9         Ambulance Service

  430-11       Amusement Park

  430-13       Attached Dwelling Units

  430-15       Auto Wrecking Yard

  430-19       Boarding House (Including Bed and Breakfast Facilities for more than five (5) Persons)

  430-21       Boarding (Stabling) or Training of Horses for Profit

  430-23       Bus Shelter

  430-25       Campground (Camping Areas and Facilities – Public and Private)

  430-27       Cemetery

  430-31       College

  430-33       Commercial Activities in Conjunction with Farm Use

  430-34       Contractor's Establishment

  430-35       Convenience Grocery

  430-37       Detached Dwelling Unit 

  430-41       Drive-in or Drive-up Establishment

  430-43       Drive-in Theater

  430-44       Emergency Response/Safety Training Center

  430-45       Flag Lot

  430-47       Forest Products - Temporary Portable Facility for Primary Processing

  430-49       Fuel Dealership

  430-50       Golf Course Outside an Urban Growth Boundary

  430-51       Golf Course Inside an Urban Growth Boundary

  430-53       Group Care

  430-55       Guest House

  430-57       Heavy Industrial Uses (Rural)

  430-59       Heliport

  430-63       Home Occupation

  430-65       Hospital

  430-67       Housing for Seasonal Farm and Forest Labor

  430-69       Hunting and Fishing Preserves

  430-71       Industrial Business Park

  430-72       Infill

  430-73       Kennel

  430-74       Living History Museum in the EFU and AF-20 Districts

  430-75       Manufactured Dwelling (General Standards)

  430-76       Manufactured Homes in the R-5, R-6, R-9, R-15, R-24, R-25+, FD-20 and FD-10 Districts

  430-77       Manufactured Dwelling Park

  430-79       Manufactured Dwelling Subdivision

  430-81       Neighborhood Commercial (in Conjunction with Housing for the Elderly)

  430-83       Neighborhood Commercial (in R-25+ Residential District)

  430-85       Nonfarm Detached Dwelling Unit

  430-88       Outdoor Performing Arts Center

  430-89       Park and Ride Facility

  430-91       Parking (Not in Conjunction with an Allowed Use) in the NC, CBD, and GC Districts

  430-97       Parks (Public and Private)

  430-99       Membership Organization

  430-100     Private Hunting and Fishing Operations in the EFC District

  430-101     Professional Office (Residential District)

  430-103     Public Building

  430-105     Public Utility

  430-107     Race Track or Drag Strip (Automobile, Motorcycle, Horse or Dog)

  430-109     Receiving and Transmitting Antennas, Communication and Broadcast Towers

  430-113     Recycle Drop Box

  430-115     Recycling Center

  430-116     Religious Institution

  430-117     Single Family Accessory Dwelling Unit

  430-119     Sawmill, Lumber Manufacturing

  430-121     School, Including Nursery (Public and Private)

  430-123     Service Station and/or Car Wash

  430-125     Shooting Club

  430-127     Solid Waste Disposal Site

  430-129     Solid Waste Transfer Station

  430-131     Special Recreation Use

  430-132     Stockpiles for Aggregate, Sand and Gravel

  430-133     Storage Area of Recreation Vehicles

  430-135     Temporary Use

  430-137     Transit Center

  430-141     Utility Facility for the Generation of Power

  430-145     Winery

  430-147     Zero Lot Line Development

431   TRANSIT ORIENTED DESIGN PRINCIPLES, STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

  431-1         Intent and Purpose

  431-2         Conflicts

  431-3         Definitions

  431-4         Circulation System Design

  431-5         Streetscapes for Pedestrians

  431-6         Parking Areas, Garages and Parking Structures

  431-7         Common Open Space

  431-8         Transitions in Density

  431-9         Landscaping

  431-10       Water Quantity/Quality Facilities

  431-11       Signs

  431-12       Peterkort Station Area Design Standards

435   VARIANCES AND HARDSHIP RELIEF

  435-1         Purpose

  435-2         Scope

  435-3         Procedure

  435-4         Variance Criteria

  435-5         Hardship Relief

  435-6         Lot Area Variances Outside the Urban Growth Boundary

440   NONCONFORMING USES

  440-1         Intent and Purpose

  440-2         Exemptions

  440-3         Determination of a Nonconforming Use

  440-4         Discontinuance or Abandonment

  440-5         Restoration or Replacement of a Nonconforming Use or Structure

  440-6         Alterations to a Nonconforming Use or Structure

  440-7         Signs

  440-8         Lots of Record

  440-9         Access Requirements for Residential Lots or Parcels Created prior to 11/15/79

  440-10       Alteration or Expansion of Uses Not Conforming to the Access Requirements to Public or County Roads

 


ARTICLE V     PUBLIC FACILITIES AND SERVICES


501   PUBLIC FACILITY AND SERVICE REQUIREMENTS

  501-1      Intent and Purpose

  501-2      Application of the Public Facility and Service Standards Inside an Urban Growth Boundary

  501-3      Application of the Public Facility and Service Standards for Multiple Actions

  501-4      Deferral of Public Facility and Service Standards

  501-5      Exemptions from Public Facility and Service Standards of Section 501-2

  501-6      Exceptions for Critical and Essential Services

  501-7      Levels of Public Facilities and Services

  501-8      Standards for Development

  501-9      Limited Application of the Public Facility and Service Standards Outside the Urban Growth Boundary

  501-10    Transportation Development Tax Not an Assurance

  501-11    Arterial and Collector Adequacy

  501-12    Standards for Development Within the North Bethany Subarea Plan Area

502   SIDEWALK STANDARDS

  502-1      Intent, Purpose, Application, Authority, Requirement

  502-2      Definitions

  502-3      Sidewalk Standards

  502-4      Repairs

  502-5      Permit for Sidewalk Construction

  502-6      Sidewalk Requirements for New Building Construction

  502-7      Land Division Sidewalk Requirements

  502-8      Developed Area Sidewalks

  502-9      Prohibited Activities and Uses

  502-10    Owners to Fill Ground Between Curb and Sidewalk

  502-11    Liability for Sidewalk Injuries

  502-12    Access

  502-13    Pedestrian Circulation

  502-14    Exemption From the Sidewalk and Temporary Sidewalk Construction Requirements

  502-15    Penalty


ARTICLE VI    LAND DIVISIONS AND PROPERTY LINE ADJUSTMENTS


601   LAND DIVISIONS AND PROPERTY LINE ADJUSTMENTS

  601-1      Intent and Purpose

  601-2      Applicability

602   GENERAL PROVISIONS

  602-1      Filing and Recording

  602-2      Expiration

  602-3      Subsequent Land Divisions and Property Line Adjustments

  602-4      Recordation Prior to Sale

  602-5      Minor Revisions to Preliminary Approved Land Divisions

  602-6      Revisions to Land Divisions with Final Approval

  602-7      Relocation of Access(es) for a Final Approved Partition for Nonfarm Parcels

  602-8      Standards for Phased Developments

  602-9      Waiver or Deferral of Requirement

  602-10    Special Assessments

  602-11    Survey and Monumentation Requirements

603   SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

605   LAND DIVISIONS AND LOT LINE ADJUSTMENTS INSIDE A UGB

  605-1      Property Line Adjustment (Property Line Relocation)

  605-2      Urban Land Divisions (Partitions and Subdivisions)

  605-3      Development Standards for Urban Land Divisions

610   LAND DIVISIONS AND LOT LINE ADJUSTMENTS OUTSIDE A UGB

  610-1      Property Line Adjustment (Property Line Relocation)

  610-2      Rural Land Divisions (Partitions and Subdivisions)

  610-3      General Development Review Standards

 


 ARTICLE VII   PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES


701   INTENT AND PURPOSE

  701-1      Applicability

  701-2      Project Categories

  701-3      Supplemental Procedures and Standards

  701-4      Definitions

  701-5      Review Procedures

  701-6      Project Review Committee

702   EXEMPT PROJECTS

703   CATEGORY A PROJECTS

  703-1      Category A Projects Permitted Inside an Urban Growth Boundary

  703-2      Category A Projects Permitted Outside an Urban Growth Boundary

704   CATEGORY B PROJECTS

  704-1      Category B Projects Permitted Inside an Urban Growth Boundary

  704-2      Category B Projects Permitted Outside an Urban Growth Boundary

705   CATEGORY C PROJECTS

  705-1      Category C Projects Permitted Inside an Urban Growth Boundary

  705-2      Category C Projects Permitted Outside an Urban Growth Boundary

707   ALTERNATIVE ANALYSIS REVIEW

708   SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS

  708-1      Site Analysis of Proposed Project

709   ALTERATIONS TO FLOOD PLAIN AND DRAINAGE HAZARD AREAS

710   ALTERATIONS TO SIGNIFICANT NATURAL RESOURCES

711   HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES

712   PEDESTRIAN, BICYCLE AND TRANSIT FACILITIES

713   FARM AND FOREST IMPACTS

  713-1      Category C Projects Located Within the AF-20, EFU, and EFC Districts Shall Not

  713-2      Projects Identified in Section 705-2.1 A. – E. Within the AF-20, EFU, and EFC Districts Shall

714   ADDITIONAL STANDARDS FOR CATEGORY A, B AND C PROJECTS