Zoning Form: BCF1—Business and Community Facilities—Small (160.220 et al.)

Allowed Zoning Districts (O, LW, I-1, S-1, S-2, PO-PUD)

Principal Use:


Accessory Use:

Permitted Special:


Office, College, University, Post High School, Elementary School, Dwellings Above the First Story, Recreational Facility—Private, Middle/High School, Day Care Center, Residential-Compatible Self-Storage, Funeral Establishment, Mortuary, Cultural Facility, Research Facility


Accessory Alcohol, Drive-through Service Window, Accessory Living Unit, Off-Site Parking

Bulk Regulations

See 160.224 for all bulk regulations

See 160.505 et al. “Additional Yard Regulations” for more info

Front Yard:

15 ft

Side Yard:

0 ft

Rear Yard:

0 ft


A maximum of 2 stories and no more than 35 ft
Size Limit:

40,000 sq ft—1 story; 60,000 sq ft—2 stories


Other Applicable Regulations (For complete information, see §§ 160.460 to 160.603)

Buffer Yard:

15 ft total adjacent (Level B) to DD1, DD2, DD3, and DD4
10 ft total adjacent to DD5, DD6, DD7, AD1, AD2, AD3, AD4, Greenway, MD1, and MD2 (160.488)

Buffer Reduction:

5 ft reduction for Level B when parking adjacent (160.488)


Building—1 sq ft/2 lineal ft of street or building frontage
Freestanding—40 sq ft and 8 ft in height to 100 ft of frontage 60 sq ft above that (160.570 et al.)


1 space for each 300 sq ft of floor area except for schools (160.550 et al.)


90% of all required yard setbacks and buffer yards (160.485 et al.)

Parking Lot Landscaping:

1 tree per 18 parking spaces (160.485)

Parking Lot Design:

8.5 ft minimum stall width; 7.5 ft for compact cars
Parking lot layout and dimensions approved per Engineering Design Standards
Parking lots shall generally be hard surfaced
Divide parking lots with more than 200 spaces
Provide a direct and clearly defined pedestrian pathway from adjacent public sidewalk to building entrance (160.556)

Service Functions:

Screened or hidden from view (160.485)


No more than 8 ft in height except in front yard (160.480 et al.)


Within 150 ft of residential areas, lights shall be no more than 28 ft high (160.491)