Accessibility Statement

Chapter 13 Article 08 Zone District Regulations - 0806 through 0809

 

 13-806            Manufactured Home Residential Zone (R-6)

  Repealed 10/7/14 - Ord. 2014-09

 

 13-807            Neighborhood Business Zone (B-l)

      A.  Purpose.

      The purpose of the B-1 Neighborhood Business Zone is to provide for the establishment of local centers for convenient retail or service outlets which deal directly with the consumer for whom the goods or services are intended. These centers are to provide services and goods primarily for the surrounding neighborhood and are not intended to draw customers from the entire community.

      B.   Principally Permitted Uses.

      (1)  Automobile Washing Establishment.

      (2)  Bakery

      (3)  Barber shop

      (4)  Beauty parlor

      (5)  Candy and ice cream store

      (6)  Convenience food store of not more than 3,500 square feet.

      (7)  Food Establishment

      (8)  Library (Branch)

      (9)  Liquor store

      (10)      Drug, variety, gift,. notion and soft good stores of not more than 3,500 square feet in size.

      (11)      Professional offices of not more than 4,000 square feet

      (12) Public Buildings

      (13) Church, including a parsonage, convent or monastery and/or accessory living quarters for priests, nuns or ministers provided that these shall be appropriate to the zoning district in which they are to be located. (Ord. No. 88-09, 6-21-88).

      (14)  Wireless Telecommunications, in accordance with the provisions of 13-814 of this ordinance. (Ord. No. 09-16, 10-6-2009).
     (15) Public parks (Ord. 2011-02, 3-8-11)
     (16) Taxidermy, excluding tanning (Ord. 2011-02, 3-8-11)
     (17) Electrical sub-stations, gas regulating stations, water pump stations, water towers, lift stations (Ord. 2012-01, 3/20/12)

      C.   Conditionally Permitted Uses.

      (1)  Convenience food stores of not more than 3,500 square feet and with 1-4 gas islands

            (a)  Gas pumps shall be set back a minimum of 25 feet from any property line and 50 feet from any residential zone boundary.

            (b)  Interior curbs of not less than 6" in height shall be constructed to separate driving surfaces from sidewalks, landscaped areas and street traveled ways (Ord. No. 92-17, 7-7-92).
      (2) Schools.

      (3)  Child  Care Center, or Family child care center in accordance with the requirements of §13-816. (Ord. 2010-10, 1-12-11)

      (a)  A minimum of seventy-five (75) square feet of outdoor play space per child shall be provided from which at least fifty (50) square feet of fenced-in play space per child shall be provided. Fenced-in outdoor play space shall not include driveways, parking areas or land unsuited by virtue of other usage or natural features for children's play space.

      (b)  At least two hundred and fifty (250) square feet of lot area per child shall be provided.

      (4)  Nursing homes, rest homes, and assisted living facilities.(Ord. No. 88-09, 6-21-88; Ord. No. 90-10, 9-18-90; Ord. 2011-02, 3-8-11).

      (5)  Adult Daycare Center

      (a)  The facility shall provide a minimum of forty (40) square feet of indoor space for each adult day care participant. Outdoor space shall be provided for outdoor activities and shall be accessible to the handicapped. (Ord. No. 93-15, 9-7-93).

      D.  Permitted Accessory Uses.

        (1)  Business signs consistent with Article 8, Section 13-818 of this Ordinance.  (Amended Ord. 2011-06, 5-6-11; Amended Ord. 2012-06, 6/5/12)
        (2) Wind energy conversion systems, in accordance with the provisions of §13-817.  (Ord. 2011-06, 5-6-11)

      E.   Access.

      (1)  All two-way accesses shall be a minimum of 25 feet (26 feet, if needed for a Fire Lane).
      (2)  All one-way accesses shall be a minimum of 15 feet wide (20 feet, if needed for a Fire Lane.).(Ord. No. 89-17, 8-15-89; Ord. 2012-01, 3/20/12)
      (3)  All accesses shall be paved with concrete, asphalt, or asphaltic concrete.     
     (4)  The Director of Engineering and Operations shall approve all proposed accesses with respect to location and configuration.
     (Ord. 2012-01, 3/20/12)
      F.   Setbacks and Height.

      (1)  The minimum building setback from any Neighborhood Business Zone boundary or public street right-of-way shall be as set forth below:

(a)        Building Setbacks                  Feet

            1.   Front                               35

            2.   Interior side and rear       15

            3.   Corner Side                     25

            4.   Residential Zone             45

                  boundary

(b)        Parking Lot                            Feet

            1.   Front                               4

            2.   Interior side and rear       3

            3.   Corner side                      4

            4.   Residential Zone

                  boundary                         3

 

      Additional setback regulations as described in 13-801.C.(1) apply to the B-1 Zone.

      (c)  Under certain conditions, where it is shown that due to shared parking facilities and/or shared access, drives, the standard side yard setbacks, and/or parking requirements would not be necessary or in the best interest of the citizens of Rock Springs, the Commission may reduce required side yards and/or parking requirements.

      (2)  The maximum height of structures shall be 28 feet. (Ord. No. 2006-24, 9-5-06).

      G.  Lot Width and Lot Area

      (1)  The minimum lot width shall he 100 feet.

      (2)  Minimum lot area shall be determined by building area, parking requirements and required setbacks.

      H.  Screening.

      All Principal and Accessory Uses shall be screened from adjacent residential zones as described in Article 8, Section 13-815.C.

      I.    Landscaping

      All areas not designated for buildings, circulation, parking or storage shall be landscaped as described in Article 8, Section 13-815.C.

      J.    Signs.

     This section deleted. (Amended Ord. 2012-06, 6/5/12)
      K.  Accessory Buildings.

      Accessory buildings shall be setback a minimum distance of 3 feet from side and rear property lines.

(97-12, Amended, 12/02/1997; 96-16, Amended, 10/15/1996; 95-21, Amended, 01/16/1996)

 

 13-808            Community Business Zone (B-2)

      A.  Purpose.

The purpose of the Community Business Zone (B-2) is to provide for low intensity, retail or service outlets which deal directly with the consumer for whom the goods or services are intended. The uses allowed in this district are to provide goods and services on a community market scale and located in areas which are served by arterial street facilities.

      B.   Principally Permitted Uses.

      (1)  Animal Grooming

      (2)  Animal hospital, clinic and kennel providing the establishment and animal runs are completely enclosed in building.

      (3)  Antique shop and store.

      (4)  Any Principally Permitted Uses of the Neighborhood Business Zone (B- 1).

      (5)  Apparel and accessory store.

      (6)  Appliance sales, services and repair.

      (7)  Art supply stores.

      (8)  Artist studio.

      (9)  Athletic clubs and commercial recreation.

      (10) Auction sales.

      (11) Auto supply store.

      (12) Automotive Repair, Minor: Permitting repair and maintenance of motor vehicles which shall include automobile engine, transmission and drivetrain repair and overhaul, including brake, muffler, upholstery work, tire repair and change, lubrication and tune-ups, and excluding large truck repair and body and paint work. (Ord. No. 92-09, 5-5-92).

      (13) Automobile and truck rental.

      (14) Automobile, boat or recreational vehicles sales and service.

      (15) Automobile parking lot or garage (public or private).

      (16) Banks and other savings and lending institutions.

      (17) Bicycle sales, service and repair shop.

      (18) Blueprinting shop.

      (19) Book and stationery store.

      (20) Bowling alley.

      (21) Bus terminals.

      (22) Business and office machine sales, service and repair shop.

      (23) Business, technical or vocational school, junior college or university, and associated buildings and facilities (i.e. classrooms, laboratories, observatories, staff and student offices, student centers, dormitories, educational or interpretive centers, etc.) (Ordinance 2010-01, 3-13-2010).

      (24) Church and parish house, including a parsonage, convent or monastery and/or accessory living quarters for priests, nuns or ministers, providing that these shall be appropriate to the zoning district in which they are to be located.

      (25) Cigar and tobacco store.

      (26) Clothing and costume rental shop.

      (27) Community center or meeting hall.

      (28) Custom dressmaking, furrier, millinery

 or tailor shop employing five persons or less.

      (29) Dancing or theatrical studio.

      (30) Delicatessen and catering establishment.

      (31) Department store.

      (32) Dry cleaning and laundry establishment.

      (33) Dry goods and notions store.

      (34) Essential public service or utility installation.

      (35) Exterminator shop.

      (36) Florist.

      (37) Frozen food locker.

      (38) Furniture and home furnishing store.

      (39) Garden supply store.

      (40) Gift shop.

      (41) Golf driving range and miniature golf course.

      (42) Greenhouse and plant nursery.

      (43) Grocery store (including retail meat markets and produce store).

      (44) Gunsmith.

      (45) Hardware store.

      (46) Health and exercise center.

      (47) Hobby, stamp and coin shop.

      (48) Hospital.

      (49) Hotel or motel.

      (50) Interior Decorator's shop.

      (51) Jewelry and metal craft store.

      (52) Kennel.

      (53) Leather goods and luggage store.

      (54) Library.

      (55) Lock and key shop.

      (56) Lumber yard, provided that all goods and materials are screened from adjacent properties.

      (57) Mail order catalog store.

      (58) Medical and orthopedic appliance store.

      (59) Medical, dental or health clinic.

      (60) Messenger or telegraph service station.

      (61) Mobile home sales.

      (62) Monument sales and engraving shop.

      (63) Mortuary, including accessory living quarters for the owner or operator.

      (64) Museum.

      (65) Music and instrument sales, service and repair shop.

      (66) Music or dance studio.

      (67) Newspaper office.

      (68) Newsstand.

      (69) Office supply and office equipment

store.

      (70) Offices.

      (71) Off-Track Betting/Simulcasting
      (72) Optician.

      (73) Package liquor store, including drive-in.

      (74) Paint and wallpaper store.

      (75) Pawn shop.

      (76) Pet shop.

      (77) Photographic equipment and supply

store.

      (78) Photographic studio.

      (79) Picture frame shop.

      (80) Plumbing shop.

      (81) Printing and publishing house (including newspapers).

      (82) Private club, fraternity, sorority or lodge.

      (83) Radio and television studio.

      (84) Radio or television sales, service and repair.

     (85) Rental store, provided there is no outdoor storage of equipment or merchandise for sale or rental. (Ord. 2011-02, 3-8-11)

      (86) Restaurant, excluding convenience food restaurant.

      (87) Self-service laundry.

      (88) Sewing machine store.

      (89) Sexually Oriented Business

                  (a) Sexually oriented businesses shall not be located within 500 linear feet of the following:

            Churches

            Schools

            Other Sexually Oriented Businesses

            Residential Zones

            (Ord. No. 2007-25, 1-2-08)

      (90) Shoe repair and shoe shine shop.

      (91) Shoe store.

      (92) Sign painting.

      (93) Sporting and athletic goods store.

      (94) Tailor shop.

      (95) Tattoo parlor.

      (96) Tavern, bar or lounge.

      (97) Taxi-Cab Office (excluding Taxi-Stand)

      (98) Theater, excluding drive-in theater.

      (99) Tire recapping and retreading.

      (100) Tire sales, repair and mounting.

      (101) Trade schools.

      (102) Toy store.

      (103) Travel agency.

      (104) Upholstery shop.

      (105) Utility trailer rental.

      (106) Variety store.

      (107) Vending machine sales and repair.

      (108) Wallpaper store.

      (109) Watch repair shop.

      (110) Woodworking shops and cabinet making shops. (Ord. No. 84-8, 7-84; Ord. No. 86-11, 8-5-86; Ord. No. 87-28, 12-1-87; Ord. No. 8809, 6-21-88; Ord. No. 92-17, 7-7-92; Ord. 2012-01, 3/20/12; Ord. 2014-03, 4/15/14)

      C.   Conditionally Permitted Uses.

      (1)  Automobile Service Stations:

      (a)  Automobile service station site improvements, including buildings and structures, shall be separated from any residential zone by a minimum distance of 50 feet.

      (b)  The total site area shall be a minimum of 10,000 square feet.

      (c)  Gas pumps shall be set back a minimum of 25 feet from any property line and 50 feet from any residential zone boundary.

      (d)  Hydraulic hoists, pits, and all lubrication, greasing, washing, repair and diagnostic equipment shall be used and enclosed within a building.

      (e)  Interior curbs of not less than 6 inches in height shall be constructed to separate driving surfaces from sidewalks, landscaped areas and street traveled ways. (Ord. No. 92-17, 7-7-92).

      (2)  Automobile Washing Establish-ments:

      (a)  Automobile washing establishments shall be subject to the same limitations and conditions as are specified heretofore in sub-paragraphs a, b, c, e, and f for Automobile Service Stations.

      (b)  Sufficient off-street area to provide space for not less than 10 automobiles waiting to be washed or three waiting spaces per washing stall whichever is greater shall be provided. A space 20 feet by 9 feet shall be deemed adequate for each such required space.

      (c)  All wash water disposal facilities including sludge, grit removal and disposal equipment shall be subject to the approval of the Director of Engineering and Operations and shall conform with all City ordinances regarding sewage and health and shall be designed such as to not detrimentally affect the City sewer system.

      (3)  Convenience Food Restaurants: Convenience food restaurants shall be subject to the same limitations and conditions as are specified heretofore in sub-paragraphs a, e, and f for Automobile Service Stations.

      (4)  Heliports:

      (a)  A Conditional Use Permit is required for the initial construction or alteration of a heliport. In deciding whether to grant the Conditional Use Permit and what conditions should be imposed, the Planning and Zoning Commission shall rely on the findings of an aeronautical study conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

      The Planning and Zoning Commission may revoke the Conditional Use Permit or alter its conditions at any time when it has been determined by an FAA aeronautical study that a hazard to safety has been created by:

      1.   New development on the heliport owner's property or on nearby properties; or

      2.   Operational characteristics or practices unforeseen at the time of the original approval of the Conditional Use Permit.

      (b)  FAA Aeronautical Study: It is the responsibility of the applicant for a Conditional Use Permit to operate a heliport to have an aeronautical study conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration on the proposed design and operational characteristics of the heliport pursuant to receipt of the Conditional Use Permit.

      An FAA aeronautical study shall be required by the City of a heliport applicant or operator for any of the following:

      1.   A proposal to construct or enlarge heliport facilities;

      2.   A determination as to whether an existing object should be altered, removed, marked, or lighted;

      3.   A determination as to whether existing marking and lighting can be reduced without adversely affecting aviation safety or whether marking and lighting should be intensified or increased to more effectively make airmen aware of an objects presence.

      4.   A determination of an existing activity's electromagnetic effects upon a navigational aid; and

      5.   A change in an aeronautical procedure.

      (c)  Elements of FAA Aeronautical study:

      The required FAA aeronautical study must address any of the following topic areas as applicable to the request:

      1.   Heliport primary surface;

      2.   Heliport approach surface;

      3.   Heliport transitional surface; and,

      4.   Heliport instrument procedure surface.

      The study must make a recommendation as to whether or not the new construction or alteration should be allowed and, if so, what design and/or operational characteristics should be imposed.

      (5)  Automobile Drive-In Theaters:

      (a)  Automobile drive-in theater parking areas shall be screened from view of any residential development.

      (b)  Light, glare and noise shall not impact nearby residential developments.

      (6)  Overnight Campgrounds:

      (a)  Overnight campgrounds shall be screened from view of any residential development.

      (b)  Internal circulation roads shall be paved with a dust-free surface.

      (c)  Individual recreational vehicle parking pads shall be plainly marked and paved with a dust-free surface.

      (d)  Individual recreational vehicle parking pads shall be set back at least 30 feet from any Commercial or Industrial District boundary, 50 feet from any Residential District boundary, and 30 feet from any public street right-of-way.

      (e)  Approved trash disposal and toilet facilities shall be provided for use of overnight campers.

      (7)  Mini-Warehouses:

      (a)  The minimum lot size shall be a lot depth of 100 feet and lot width of 100 feet. (Ord. No. 93-08, 7-6-93).

      (b)  On-site circulation, drives and parking:

      1.   Each mini-warehouse site shall provide a minimum of two exits.

      2.   All one-way driveways shall provide for one 10 foot parking lane and one 15 foot travel lane. Traffic direction and parking shall be designated by signing or painting.

      3.   All two-way driveways shall provide for one 10 foot parking lane and two 12 foot travel lanes.

      4.   The parking lanes may be eliminated when the driveway does not serve storage cubicles.

      5.   At least one parking space for each 10 storage cubicles, equally distributed throughout the storage area shall be provided.

      6.   All driveways, parking, loading, and circulation areas shall be paved with concrete, asphalt or asphaltic concrete.

      (c)  Fencing and Screening.

      1.   Fencing shall be required around the perimeter of the project. Said fence shall be a minimum of six feet in height and constructed of decorative concrete block or chain link fence with slats as approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission.

      2.   All outdoor storage shall be limited to recreational vehicles and shall be screened from view from surrounding properties.

      (d)  Setbacks.

      Any side of a building providing doorways to storage areas shall be set back from the property line not less than 25 feet side and rear yard setbacks, otherwise may be zero provided the building is of the same material and structure as the fencing.

      (e)  Masonry trash enclosures shall be installed subject to the approval of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

      (f)  No auctions, commercial sales, garage sales or similar activities shall be conducted on the premises.

      (8)  Child Care Center or Family child care center in accordance with the requirements of §13-816. (Ord. 2010-10, 1-12-11)

      (9)  Juvenile residential treatment center. (Ord. No. 88-09, 6-21-88).

      (10) Nursing homes and rest homes (Ord. No. 88-09, 6-21-88; Ord. No. 90-10, 9-18-90).

      (11) Automobile body repair and painting.

      (a)  The Fire Chief must review the plans for the facility and approve the facility for compliance with applicable fire codes and determine that adequate water is available to fight a fire. (Ord. No. 90-03, 4-17-90).

      (12) Adult Daycare Center, subject to the requirements of Section 13-807.C.(5). (Ord. No. 93-15, 9-7-93).

      (13)  Crematory.

      (14)  Warehouses.

            (a)  On-site circulation, drives and parking:

                  1.  Each warehouse site shall provide a minimum of two exits.

                  2.  All driveways, parking, loading and circulation areas shall be paved with concrete, asphalt or asphaltic concrete.
(Ord. 2010-10, 1-12-11)
      (15)  Contractors Offices, Shops, and Yards, subject to the following:
             (a)  Unpaved parking areas or storage areas are strictly prohibited.
            (b)  Contractor business involving the use or storage of industrial vehicles, industrial equipment, industrial materials, or heavy machinery including earth moving, road building, and excavation machinery, are strictly prohibited.
           (c)  Hazardous materials storage is prohibited unless approval is first obtained from the City of Rock Springs Fire Inspector.
               (d)  Fabrication, welding, or similar activities causing noise, smoke, dust, odor, vibration or glare are prohibited.
               (e)  Screening fencing made of either vinyl, wood, or masonry materials for the entire perimeter of all exterior, outdoor storage yards shall be required.  Chain link fencing with slats will nt be considered an acceptable screening material. (Ord. 2015-05, 5-5-15)
     (16)  Indoor Shooting Range. (Ord. 2017-07, 7/5/17)

      D.  Permitted Accessory Uses:

       (1)  Business signs, consistent with Article 8, Section 13-818 of this Ordinance. (Amended Ord. 2011-06, 5-6-11; Amended Ord. 2012-06, 6/5/12)
       (2)  Wind energy conversion systems, on accordance with the provisions of §13-817.  (Ord. 2011-06, 5-6-11)

      E.   Access.

      (1)  All two-way accesses shall be a minimum of 25 feet (26 feet, if needed for a Fire Lane).
      (2)  All one-way accesses shall be a minimum of 15 feet wide (20 feet, if needed for a Fire Lane.) (Ord. No. 8917, 8-15-89; Ord. 2012-01, 3/20/12).
      (3)  All accesses shall be paved with concrete, asphalt, or asphaltic concrete.
      (4)  The Director of Engineering and Operations shall approve all proposed accesses with respect to location and configuration.
     (Ordinance 2012-01, 3/20/12)
      F.   Setbacks and Height.

      (1)  The minimum building setback from any lot line or public street right-of-way shall be as set forth below:

a)         Setbacks                                Feet

            1.   Front                               35

            2.   Interior side and rear       15

            3.   Corner side                      25

            4.   Residential Zone

                  boundary                         45

 

(b)        Parking lots

            1.   Front                               4

            2.   Interior side and rear       3

            3.   Corner side                      4

            4.   Residential Zone

                  boundary                         3

 

      Additional setback regulations as described in 13-801.C.(1) apply to the B-2 Zone.

      (2)  A structure may be erected to a height above 35' provided that minimum front and side setbacks shall be increased by one (1) foot for every three (3) feet of building height in excess of 35 feet. Buildings over 45 feet in height shall be subject to additional fire protection as determined by the City Fire Chief.

      G.  Lot Width and Lot Area

      (1)  The minimum lot width shall be 100 feet. (Ord. No. 87-28, 12-1-87).

      (2)  Minimum lot area shall be determined by building area, parking requirements and required setbacks.

      H.  Screening.

      All Principal and Accessory Uses shall be screened from adjacent Residential Zones as described in Article 13-815.B.(2).

      I.    Landscaping.

      All areas not designated for buildings, circulation, parking or storage shall be landscaped as described in Article 13-815.C.

            J.  Accessory Buildings.

            Accessory buildings shall be setback a minimum distance of 3 feet from side and rear property lines.

(97-12, Amended, 12/02/1997; 96-12, Amended, 08/20/1996; 95-21, Amended, 01/16/1996)

 

 13-808.1         Business Residential Zone (B-R)

      A.  Purpose

      The purpose of the Business Residential Zone (B-R) is to provide a mixed use district allowing both business and residential land uses. This district is designed for commercial arterial streets which historically developed with a mixed land use pattern.

      B.   Principally Permitted Uses

      (1)  All Principally Permitted Uses in the Community Business Zone (B-2), with the exception of a sexually oriented business.  Wireless telecommunications facilities shall meet the provisions of 13-814 of this ordinance. (Ord. No. 2007-25, 1-2-08; Ord. No. 09-16, 10-6-2009).

      (2)  Single-family dwellings

      (3)  Two-family dwellings

      (4)  Public parks

      C.   Conditionally Permitted Uses

      (1)  All Conditionally Permitted Uses in the Community Business Zone (B-2), subject to the regulations contained therein.

      (2)  All Conditionally Permitted Uses in the R-3 Zone.

      (3)  Crematory.

      D.  Permitted Accessory Uses:

      (1)  All accessory uses permitted in the R-1 Zone.

      (2)  All accessory uses permitted in the B-2 Zone, except small wind energy conversion systems. (Amended Ord. 2011-06, 5-6-11).

      E.   Signs

      Commercial uses shall comply with the sign requirements of the B-2 Zone.

      Residential uses shall comply with the sign requirements for the R-1 Zone included in Section 13-818 (Amended Ord. 2012-06, 6/5/12)

      F.   Access

      (1)  Access for commercial activities shall be allowed only on an arterial street.

      (2)  Access for residential uses shall comply with the requirements of Section 13-815.I.(2).(e) through (j)

      G.  Setbacks and Height.

      (1)  Commercial uses in the B-R District shall comply with the setback, height, lot width, lot area, screening and landscaping requirements of the B-2 zone, and excluding the Residential Zone Boundary setbacks as described in Article 13-808.F.(1) of this Ordinance. (Ord. No. 03-09, 6-2-03).

      (2)  Residential single-family detached dwellings and two-family dwellings in the B-R Zone shall comply with the respective lot area, lot dimension, setback, yard and height requirements of the R-3 Zone. (Ord. No. 90-08, 7-17-90).

            H.  Accessory Buildings.

                        Accessory buildings shall be setback a minimum distance of 3 feet from side and rear property lines.

(96-12, Amended, 08/20/1996; 95-21, Amended, 01/16/1996)

 

 13-809            Central Business Zone (B-3).

      A.  Purpose.

      The purpose of the Central Business Zone (B-3) is to allow the development of commercial retail and service establishments with carefully integrated multiple-family residential, entertainment, and public parking facilities in the "downtown" sector of the City. The Zone encourages development to take place in an intensive fashion to facilitate pedestriacilitate pedestrian circulation and to maximize the use of valuable locations.

      B.   Principally Permitted Uses.

      (1)  All Principally Permitted Uses of the Community Business Zone (B-2), with the exception of a sexually oriented business.  Wireless telecommunications facilities shall meet the provisions of 13-814 of this ordinance. (Ord. No. 2007-25, 1-2-08; Ord. No. 09-16, 10-6-2009).

      (2)  Multi-family Structures.

      (3)  Dwelling unit(s) accessory to a commercial building. (Ord. No. 90-11, 1-15-91).

      C.   Conditionally Permitted Uses.

      The following Conditionally Permitted Uses may be allowed in the Central Business Zone (B-3):

      (1)  Automobile service stations, subject to the regulations of Article 13-808.C.(1) of the Ordinance.

      (2)  Automobile washing establishment, subject to the regulations of Article 13-808.C.(2) of the Ordinance.

      (3)  Convenience food restaurants, subject to the regulations of Article 13-808.C.(3) of this Ordinance.

      (4)  Heliports, subject to the regulations of Article 13-808.C.(4) of this Ordinance.

      (5) Child Care Center or Family Child Care Center, in accordance with the provisions of §13-816. (Ord. 2012-01, 3/20/12)
      (6)  Nursing homes and rest homes (Ord. No. 88-09, 6-21-88; Ord. No. 90-10, 9-19-90).

      (7)  Adult Daycare Center, subject to the requirements of Section 13-807.C.(5). (Ord. No. 93-15, 9-7-93).

      (8)  Crematory.

      (9)  Contractor's Offices, Shops, and Yards, subject to the following:

            (a)  Unpaved parking areas or storage areas are strictly prohibited.

            (b)  Contractor businesses involving the use or storage of industrial vehicles, industrial equipment, industrial materials, or                    heavy machinery including earth moving, road building, and excavation machinery, are strictly prohibited.

          (c)  Hazardous materials storage is prohibited unless approval is first obtained from the City of Rock Springs Fire Inspector.

             (d)  Fabrication, welding, or similar activities causing noise, smoke, dust, odor, vibration or glare are prohibited.

           (e)  Screening fencing made of either vinyl, wood, or masonry materials for the entire perimeter of all exterior, outdoor storage yards shall be required.  Chain link fencing with slats will not be considered an acceptable screening material.

     (10)  Indoor Shooting Range. (Ord. 2017-07, 7/5/17)

            (Ordinance 2016-04, 08-2-16.)   

      D.  Permitted Accessory Uses

       (1)  Business signs consistent with Article 8, Section 13-818 of this Ordinance. (Amended Ord. 2011-06, 5-6-11; Amended Ord. 2012-06, 6/5/12)
       (2)  Wind energy conversion systems, in accordance with the provisions of §13-817.  (Ord. 2011-06, 5-6-11)
       (3)  Dining Decks, in accordance with the provisions of Section 13-819 of this Ordinance (Ord. 2018-08, 6/5/18)

      E.   Setbacks and Height

      (1)  There are no setback requirements for buildings or structures with the exception of the following:

         (a)  Multi-family structures shall have interior side and rear lot line setbacks as provided in Section 13-805.G.(1).

      (b)  Gasoline dispensing pumps shall be set back at least 25 feet from a public right-of-way and at least 40 feet from any side or rear lot line.

      (c)  Buildings shall be set back at least 20 feet from any Residential Zone boundary.

      (2)  Parking lots shall be set back from property lines as follows:

      (a)  Front                         4 feet

      (b)  Interior side and rear 3 feet

      (c)  Corner side                4 feet

      (d)  Residential Zone       3 feet

             boundary

      (3) The maximum height of any structure shall be 100 feet, except that buildings over 45 feet in height shall be subject to additional fire protection as determined by the Fire Chief.

      F.   Lot Width and Lot Area

      (1)  There is no minimum lot width.

      (2)  Minimum lot area shall be determined by building area, parking requirements and required setbacks.

      G.  Screening.

      All Principal and Accessory Uses shall be screened from view from adjacent Residential Zones as described in 13-815.B.(2).

      H.  Landscaping.

      All areas not designated for buildings, circulation, parking or storage shall be landscaped as described in 13-815.C.

(97-12, Amended, 12/02/1997; 96-12, Amended, 08/20/1996)


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