Zoning Form: WM2—Warehouse and Manufacturing—Heavy (160.330 et al.)

Allowed Zoning Districts (I-2)

Principal Use: Permitted: Accessory Use: Permitted Special:


Heaving Manufacturing—Processing and Assembly, Heavy Warehouse and Freight Movement


Heliport, Off-Site Parking
Heavy Manufacturing Processing and Assembly Includes:Some aspects of process may be carried on outside or include some of these uses: Fruit and vegetable canning, Stockyard slaughter of animals, Grain processing, Asphalt concrete plant, Ready-mix concrete plant, Regulated medical waste facility Heavy Warehouse and Freight Movement Includes:
Those uses that require additional mitigation due to dust and noise such as: Salvage operation, Solid waste transfer, Grain terminal, Junk yard, Tank farm, Truck terminal

Bulk Regulations

See 160.334 for all bulk regulations

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

Front Yard:

25 ft

Side Yard:

0 ft

Rear Yard:

0 ft


55 ft

Max Size:

No limit
Lot Width: N/A

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

Buffer Yard:

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

Buffer Reduction:



Wall—1 sq ft/3 lineal ft of street frontage and 1 sq ft/4 ft for 2nd front
Freestanding—37 sq ft and 18 ft in height to 100 ft of frontage above that (160.570 et al.)


Warehouse and Freight Movement—1 per 1,500 sq ft of GFA
Manuf., Process, and Assembly—1 per 1,500 sq ft of GFA or 0.75 for each employee on max. shift, whichever is greater (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)