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ORDINANCE NO. 2019 - 0017 ORDINANCE AMENDING SEVERAL CHAPTERS IN TITLE 25 OF THE SIOUX CITY MUNICIPAL CODE ENTITLED “ZONING AND SIGN CODE” TO CHANGE AUTOMOBILE SALES IN THE PUBLIC AND INSTITUTIONAL ZONING DISTRICTS TO LIMITED USES; REDUCE FRONT AND INTERIOR SIDE YARD SETBACKS FOR SINGLE FAMILY AND MULTIPLE FAMILY LOTS; ALLOW OFF-PREMISE ADVERTISING SIGNS IN SUBURBAN COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICTS; GIVE AUTHORITY TO CITY MANAGER TO REVIEW SURFACE REQUIREMENTS FOR PARKING LOTS AND REDUCE SIDEWALK WIDTH REQUIREMENTS FOR PARKING SPACES THAT ABUT A CURB OR EDGE OF PAVEMENT BE IT ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SIOUX CITY, IOWA: Section 1: Section 25.02.120, Table 25.02.120, of the Sioux City Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: Section 2: Subsection 25.02.180(5) of the Sioux City Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: 5. Automobile Sales, Rental, and Service uses are allowed if it is demonstrated that: a. All service and repairs are performed within a fully-enclosed building. b. All permanent storage of material, merchandise, and equipment, including wrecked vehicles and excluding the display of vehicles for sale or lease, are stored in areas screened from view in accordance with the standards set out in Section 25.03.100, Nonresidential and Mixed Use Accessory and Supplemental Standards; c. Access is taken from a collector or arterial street or from a local street if no residential use is between the access point and the nearest intersection with a collector or arterial street; d. Buffering is be in accordance with the standards set out in Section 25.05.100, Bufferyards. e. In the PI Zoning District, only temporary automobile sale events 6 times per year and no longer than 10 consecutive days are allowed. Section 3: Subsection 25.02.180(10) of the Sioux City Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: 10. Parking Garages or Lots are allowed if it is demonstrated that: a. Within the HA-4 and HA-P Subdistricts: (1) The Historic Preservation Commission has reviewed, considered, and forwarded a recommendation that is conclusive of all issues of fact and law, together with the record of its proceedings, to the Board of Adjustment. In its review to determine whether or not to authorize the Board of Adjustment to review a conditional use permit application, the Historic Preservation Commission has limited its review to the historical compatibility of a proposed land use or structure to the remainder of the area around it, then; (2) The Board of Adjustment, together with any party contesting the recommendation of the Historic Preservation Commission, bears the burden of proof. b. The location of ingress and egress minimizes traffic congestion and the effect of headlights on residential uses and street operations; c. Parking structures in MU and GC Districts shall not exceed two levels above grade; d. Parking structures are buffered as follows: (1) The structure is screened from view from streets and residential districts and uses by: (A) Intervening buildings; (B) Attached buildings that contain other uses that are permitted in the district; (C) Allowed land uses other than parking that are incorporated into the parking structure; or (2) The structure is screened from adjacent streets, highways, and uses by a Type B Bufferyard. Section 4: Subsection 25.03.030.3, Table 25.03.030.3B, of the Sioux City Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: Section 5: Sub-subsection 25.05.040.4(2) and Figure 25.05.040.4.1 of the Sioux City Municipal Code are amended to read as follows: 2. Dimensions of Standard Parking Spaces. Parking spaces shall have the following dimensions: a. Generally. Nine feet in width by 20 feet in standard depth and 180 square feet in total size. b. Reduced Depth Stall. The standard depth parking stall may be reduced from 20 feet to 18 feet provided there is an allowance for a two-foot vehicle overhang, which requires an additional two foot width of sidewalks, street yards, and landscape strips. (See Figure 25.05.04.4.1, Permitted Vehicle Overhang) c. 90-Degree Parking Spaces that abut a Curb or the Edge of Pavement (allowing for an overhang). Nine feet of width by 18 feet reduced depth provided there is a six foot wide sidewalk or a minimum five foot planting area. (See Figure 25.05.040.4.2, Parking Space Dimensions.) d. Parallel (0-degree) Parking Spaces. Eight feet in width by 20 feet standard depth. Section 6: Subsection 25.05.040.7 of the Sioux City Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: 25.05.040.7 Surfacing and Maintenance 1. Surfacing. Off-street parking and vehicular use areas shall be surfaced as follows: a. Off-street parking areas are required to be graded and constructed of Portland cement concrete (PCC) or asphalt as approved by the City Manager or his or her designee. Such surface must protect against potholes, erosion, and dust. b. In appropriate locations, the City Manager or his or her designee may permit less durable surfaces for portions of off-street parking facilities provided that: (1) The perimeter of such areas are defined by curbing, bricks, stones, railroad ties, or other similar devices; (2) Surfaces with loose materials are set back at least 25 feet from public street right-of-way; (3) The material does not generate an inordinate amount of dust; (4) It is located in areas proximate to and in combination with on-site storm water control devices; and (5) The area does not exceed 25 percent of the required parking area for the site. 2. Maintenance. Off-street driveways, parking surfaces, access aisles, and traffic control devices shall be kept in good condition and parking space lines or pavement markings on hard-surfaced lots shall be kept clearly visible and distinct. Section 7: Sub-sub-subsection 25.05.180.4(5)(j) of the Sioux City Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: j. Be prohibited from the following districts: (1) Agriculture (AG); (2) Rural Residential (RR); (3) Suburban Residential (SR); (4) General Residential (GR); (5) Urban Residential (UR); (6) Neighborhood Conservation (NC), including all sub-districts; (7) Mixed Use (MU); (8) Downtown Commercial (DC); (9) Casino Entertainment (CE); (10) Public and Institutional (PI); and (11) Historic Area (HA), including: (A) Historic 4th Street (HA-4) sub-district; (B) Historic Pearl Street (HA-P) sub-district; and (C) Historic Neighborhood or Center (HA-N) sub-district. Section 8: Penalty Clause. Anyone violating the provisions of this ordinance shall upon conviction be punished as provided in Section 1.04.100 of the Sioux City Municipal Code. Section 9: Severability Clause. If any of the provisions of this ordinance are for any reason illegal or void, then the lawful provisions of this ordinance, which are separable from said unlawful provisions shall be and remain in full force and effect, the same as if the ordinance contained no illegal or void provisions. Section 10: Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. These are: Section 25.02.120, Table 25.02.120; Subsection 25.02.180(5); Subsection 25.02.180(10); Subsection 25.03.030.3, Table 25.03.030.3B; Sub-subsection 25.05.040.4(2), Figure 25.05.040.4.1; Subsection 25.05.040.7 and Sub-sub-subsection 25.05.180.4(5)(j) of the Sioux City Municipal Code Section 11: Effective Date. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its final passage and publication as by law provided. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON, AND APPROVED ON: January 7, 2019 /s/ Robert E. Scott, Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Lisa L. McCardle, City Clerk I hereby certify that the foregoing was published in the Sioux City Journal on January 12, 2019 /s/ Lisa L. McCardle, City Clerk Published in the Sioux City Journal January 12, 2019. LGL#30552

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