July 01, 2019

Honorable Mayor and Councilors
City Manager
City Attorney
Clerk of Council

Subject: (REZN-04-19-0664) Request to amend the text of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) in regards to Table 3.1.1. – Self Service Storage and Warehousing and Distribution, General to read as follows:

UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE REVISIONS
(Explanation of Revisions)

Use
Category
HI
ST
RE10RE5RE1RTSFR1SFR2SFR3SFR4RMF1RMF2MHPUPTCRDNCROCOGCSACLMIHMITECHNOTES
Self Service StorageSESEPPP*
Warehousing and Distribution, GeneralSESEPPP
ORIGINAL ORDINANCE
PROPOSED ORDINANCE CHANGE
Section 3.2.58. - Self Service Storage.

A self-service storage facility shall comply with the standards listed below.


    A.  Design.
        1.  Number of Stories. The facility may be single or multistory.

        2.  Design and Style. A multistory facility shall be designed and constructed in a manner that avoids uninterrupted rooflines, large expanses of blank walls and similar monotonous features. Design features to be considered include exterior materials; roof materials; primary and trim colors; and exterior features such as real or simulated doors or windows, alternating use of contrasting materials, vertical or horizontal members and similar features to avoid large expanses of blank wall.

    B.  Access. The facilities may offer access via a limited number of access points or via a large number of doors or access points to individual bays.

    C.  Security Quarters. Facilities may include one permanent residential security quarters utilized by the owner, agent or employee of the owner.

    D.  General Standards.

        1.  Maximum Size. Individual storage areas shall not exceed 250 square feet.

        2.  Boats and Recreational Vehicles.


          (A)  Storage of boats and recreational vehicles is permitted.

          (B)  Boats shall be stored on trailers with wheels.

          (C)  Storage areas shall be completely screened from public rights-of-way or adjacent residential zoning districts, utilizing either the buildings associated with the storage facility or by an opaque masonry wall, or equivalent approved by the City, at least six feet in height.

Section 3.2.58. - Self Service Storage.

A self-service storage facility shall comply with the standards listed below.


    A.  Design.
        1.  Number of Stories. The facility may be single or multistory.

        2.  Design and Style. A multistory facility shall be designed and constructed in a manner that avoids uninterrupted rooflines, large expanses of blank walls and similar monotonous features. Design features to be considered include exterior materials; roof materials; primary and trim colors; and exterior features such as real or simulated doors or windows, alternating use of contrasting materials, vertical or horizontal members and similar features to avoid large expanses of blank wall.

    B.  Access. The facilities may offer access via a limited number of access points or via a large number of doors or access points to individual bays.

    C.  Security Quarters. Facilities may include one permanent residential security quarters utilized by the owner, agent or employee of the owner.

    D.  General Standards.

        1.  Maximum Size. Individual storage areas shall not exceed 300 square feet.

        2.  Boats and Recreational Vehicles.


          (A)  Storage of boats and recreational vehicles is permitted.

          (B)  Boats shall be stored on trailers with wheels.

          (C)  Storage areas shall be completely screened from public rights-of-way or adjacent residential zoning districts, utilizing either the buildings associated with the storage facility or by an opaque masonry wall, or equivalent approved by the City, at least six feet in height.


3. UPT and CRD zoning districts. Self- service storage facilities in the UPT and CRD zoning districts shall be internal and multistory only.

Recommendations:

The Planning Advisory Commission (PAC) considered this text amendment at their meeting on June 05, 2019. By a unanimous vote, the PAC recommended approval.

The Planning Department recommends approval.

Sincerely,


Rick Jones, AICP
Director, Planning Department