Zoning Form: BCF2—Business and Community Facilities—Community Service (160.230 et al.)

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

Principal Use:


Accessory Use:

Permitted Special:


Halfway House, Temporary Emergency Shelter, Human Services Facility, Detention Facility
1. 1,000 ft to any K-8 school, park, day care, or residential area.
2. An approved security management plan.


Off-Site Parking

Bulk Regulations

See 160.234 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


45 ft and 3 stories
Size Limit: Unlimited

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

Buffer Yard:

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

Buffer Reduction:



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 employee or volunteer on the max shift plus 1 space for each bedroom (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)

Alternative Site Plans:

Allowed for buffer yard reduction, landscaping alternatives, and parking reduction (160.594)