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Section 17C.130.500
 

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.130 Industrial Zones

Section 17C.130.500 Design Standards Implementation

The design standards and guidelines found in SMC 17C.130.500 through SMC 17C.130.540 follow SMC 17C.130.015, Design Standards Administration. All projects must address the pertinent design standards and guidelines. Design standards are in the form of Requirements (R), Presumptions (P), and Considerations (C). Regardless of which term is used, an applicant must address each guideline. An applicant may seek relief through chapter 17G.030 SMC, Design Departures, for those eligible standards and guidelines contained in the zoning code.

  1. Industrial, Institutional and Other Use Categories.
    Site and building design for uses in the industrial, institutional and other categories described in chapter 17C.190 SMC, Use Category Descriptions, shall comply with the following design standards (refer to Table 17C.130-3 below for a summary of the design standards):

    1. Light Industrial (LI), Heavy Industrial (HI), and Planned Industrial (PI) Zones.

      1. A building within sixty feet of an arterial street shall incorporate one of the design elements specified in SMC 17C.130.510 through SMC 17C.130.540.

 

Table 17C.130-3
Industrial Zone Design Standards[1]

Design Standards for Light Industrial (LI),
Heavy Industrial (HI) and Planned Industrial (PI) Zones

Site Location

Ground Floor Windows
SMC 17C.130.510

Base/Middle/Top
SMC 17C.130.515

Articulation
SMC 17C.130.520

Prominent Entrance
SMC 17C.130.525

Ground Level Details
SMC 17C.130.530

Roof Expression
SMC 17C.130.535

Blank Walls
SMC 17C.130.540

Site Adjacent to Arterial

One of the above design treatments required on wall facing arterial

Site Abutting a Commercial Zone

Two of the above design treatments required on wall facing commercial zone

Site Abutting a Residential Zone

Three of the above design treatments required on wall facing residential zone

Other Sites

No requirements

Notes:
[1] Design standards apply to uses in the industrial, institutional and other use categories, see chapter 17C.190 SMC. Uses in the commercial use categories shall comply with all of the design standards specified in SMC 17C.120.500 through SMC 17C.120.580.

 

  1. A building on a site adjacent to or across a right-of-way from a commercial zone or within sixty feet of a commercial zone shall incorporate two of the design elements specified in SMC 17C.130.510 through SMC 17C.130.540.

  2. A building on a site adjacent to or across a right-of-way from a residential zone or within sixty feet of a residential zone shall incorporate three of the design elements specified in SMC 17C.130.510 through SMC 17C.130.540.
  1. Commercial Uses in Industrial Zones.
    Building and site development in the LI, PI and HI zones with uses in the commercial use category shall comply with all of the design standards specified in SMC 17C.120.500 through SMC 17C.120.580.
     
  2. Residential Uses in Industrial Zones.
    Building and site development in the LI, PI and HI zones with uses in residential use category shall comply with the design standards specified in chapter 17C.110 SMC applicable to residential uses.

Date Passed: Monday, November 7, 2005

Effective Date: Thursday, December 15, 2005

ORD C33757 Section 1