Title 17C Land Use Standards
Chapter 17C.190 Use Category Descriptions
Article V. Institutional Categories
Basic Utilities are infrastructure services that need to be located in or near the area where the service is provided. Basic Utility uses generally do not have regular employees at the site. Services may be public or privately provided. All public safety facilities are Basic Utilities.
Accessory uses may include parking; control, monitoring, data or transmission equipment; and holding cells within a police station.
Examples include water and sewer pump stations; sewage disposal and conveyance systems; electrical substations; water towers and reservoirs; water quality and flow control facilities; water conveyance systems; stormwater facilities and conveyance systems; telephone exchanges; mass transit stops or turnarounds, transit centers, park-and-ride facilities for mass transit; and public safety facilities, including fire and police stations and emergency communication broadcast facilities.
Date Passed: Tuesday, May 31, 2005
Effective Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2005
ORD C33636 Section 3