(I-P) Planned Industry

City of Ava Zoning:
Heavy Industrial

Sec. 110-184. I-P planned industrial park district; generally.
(a) The owners of any contiguous and compact tract of land containing not less than five acres may submit to the planning commission a petition for the rezoning and subsequent exclusive use and development of all such tract of land as an I-P planned industrial park district. The petition submitted shall be referred to the city planning commission for study, hearing and report as provided by law.
(b) In a planned industrial park district, no building, structure, land or premises shall be used, and no building or structure shall be hereafter erected, constructed, reconstructed or altered until such use, erection, construction, reconstruction or alteration shall have been specifically authorized by the governing body, after study and recommendation by the city planning commission.
(Code 1977, § 42.480)

Sec. 110-185. Permitted uses in I-P districts.
Uses permitted in I-P districts are as follows:
(1) Any industrial use, upon approval of the city planning commission, shall be permitted in a planned industrial park district, provided that no nuisance will result with regard to:
a. Smoke and other particulate matter;
b. Noise;
c. Odor;
d. Fire and explosive hazard;
e. Gases;
f. Glare or heat;
g. Vibration;
h. Water pollution; and
i. Other factors detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the area.
(2) The city planning commission shall satisfy themselves that the conditions listed in subsection (1) of this section are met before recommending approval of any use in a planned industrial park district. Pursuant to this section, the applicant shall be required to furnish:
a. Data describing all processes and equipment involved in the proposed use;
b. Plans showing location and design of structures, delivery points, loading areas, walls, fences, screen planting, signs, lighting devices and pedestrian walks;
c. Plans illustrating adequate off-street parking in accordance to standards established by the planning commission;
d. A traffic routing system so designed as to minimize nuisance effects due to the generation of traffic to and from the use;
e. A comprehensive landscaping plan; and
f. Any other information the planning commission may need to adequately consider the effect that the proposed uses may have upon the cost of providing municipal services to the area. All sewage disposal systems and requirements for such systems must be approved by the city engineer before a building permit is issued.
(3) The city planning commission shall further satisfy themselves that the uses proposed for any I-P planned industrial park district shall be compatible with the adjacent and nearby uses of land, both existing and contemplated; and to the adequacy of street and highway access to the district to ensure that there is sufficient capacity for uses dependent on automotive transportation; and that the design and landscaping is in harmony with adjacent residential areas; and that the general plan is consistent with the intent and purposes of this chapter to promote public health, safety, morals or general welfare.
(4) The planning commission may require the applicant to file a performance bond with the city clerk during the period of construction, reconstruction or alteration, such bond to be in an amount, determined by the board of aldermen, to be sufficient to ensure completion of landscaping and parking plans as submitted.
(Code 1977, § 42.490)

Sec. 110-186. Industrial district density requirements.

Industrial districts density requirements are as follows:
Density requirements I-P
Industrial Park
Light Industry
Heavy Industry
Minimum lot area (square feet):
Per building * Building coverage will not exceed 30 percent of the lot area Building coverage will not exceed 30 percent of the lot area
Minimum lot width (feet):
Per building * 100 100
Maximum height of buildings (feet):
Principal building * 40
Accessory building * 15 15
Minimum front yard (feet):
Principal building * 40 40
Minimum side yard (feet):
Principal building * 20 feet when abutting a residential district 20 feet when abutting a residential district
Minimum rear yard (feet):
Principal building * 20 feet in nonresidential district 40 feet if residential district abuts 20 feet in nonresidential district 40 feet if residential district abuts
*All requirements shall be as set forth by the planning commission and the legislative body on approval of plans.
(Code 1977, § 42.495)
Secs. 110-187–110-220. Reserved.