Project Standards

Allowed Use & Allowed Form OR Alternative Forms

line map with red, pink, orange and burgundy lines showing new zoning areas and legend on right side with Zone as the header, MX-1 (Mixed Use Neighborhood) is pink, MX-3 (Mixed Use Active) is red, MX-4 (Mixed Use TOD) is orange and MX-5 (Mixed Use Downtown) is burgundy

How something is built is as important as the use located within the building! We are proposing additional standards for buildings and their associated parking areas to ensure that projects located in our most important locations support our city's long term goals. Projects that meet our "Allowed Form" become a type two application and are reviewed administratively. Projects that propose an "Alternative Form" but meet the other standards of the zoning code become a type three application and will be reviewed during a public hearing at the Planning & Zoning Commission.

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ZONESPECIAL ALLOWED USEALLOWED FORM
MX-1 (Mixed Use Neighborhood)

Single Family Attached

Duplex/Triplex/Fourplex

Multifamily

Office, Personal and Business
Service Retail Sales (Small-Large)

Restaurant/Brewpub

2+ stories
AND 2+ uses or 2+ housing products
OR reuse of existing onsite structure

MX-3 (Mixed Use Active)

Single Family Attached

Duplex/Triplex/Fourplex

Multifamily

Office, Personal and Business
Service Retail Sales (Small-Large)

Restaurant/Brewpub

4+ stories
AND does not exceed minimum parking requirements
OR Meets requirements of Affordable & Sustainable
Incentive
MX-4 (Mixed Use TOD)

Single Family Attached

Duplex/Triplex/Fourplex

Multifamily

Office, Personal and Business
Service Retail Sales (Small-Large)

Restaurant/Brewpub

4+ stories
AND does not include surface parking
AND does not exceed minimum parking requirements
AND 80% of ground floor is active
OR Meets requirements of Affordable & Sustainable
Incentive
MX-5 (Mixed Use Downtown)

Single Family Attached

Duplex/Triplex/Fourplex

Multifamily

Office, Personal and Business
Service Retail Sales (Small-Large)

Restaurant/Brewpub

4+ stories
AND does not include surface parking
AND 80% of ground floor is active
OR Meets requirements of the MX-4 Affordable
& Sustainable Incentive

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