Zoning Form: UT2—Tower Utilities (160.400 et al.)

Allowed Zoning Districts (All Districts except RS, RT-1, RD-1, RD-2, RT-2, MH, RCD, RHP, and AP)

Principal Use: Permitted: Accessory Use: Permitted Special:


Water Towers


Any building or use that’s subordinate to any principal use
Permitted Special:
Telecommunications Tower
Conditional Use:
Broadcast Tower, Wind Energy Conversion System

Bulk Regulations

See 160.404 for all bulk regulations

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

Front Yard:

25 ft

Side Yard:

5 ft

Rear Yard:

5 ft


Dependent on fall-down distance and FAA Standards

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:

10 ft reduction when parking adjacent (160.488)


Building—1 sq ft/2 lineal ft of 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 space per 1,500 per sq ft of floor area (160.550)


90% of required front yard setback (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 100 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, parking reduction, and signage master plan (160.594)