Zoning Form: BCF4—Business and Community Facilities—Open Space (160.250 et al.)

Allowed Zoning Districts (CN, REC)

Principal Use:


Accessory Use:

Permitted Special:


Cultural Facility, Public Recreation Facility, Fairgrounds


Drive-through Service Window, Off-Site Parking
Permitted Special:
Club House

Bulk Regulations

See 160.254 for all bulk regulations

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

Front Yard:

15 ft If on corner lot two front yard

Side Yard:

0 ft

Rear Yard:

0 ft


35 ft and 2 stories
Size Limit: No limit

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

Buffer Yard:

45 ft total Type D when over 15,000 sq ft and 1 story; or over 30,000 sq ft and 2 stories
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 6 ft in height to 100 ft of frontage 60 sq ft above that (160.570 et al.)


1 parking space for every 300 sq ft of floor area (160.550)


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)