4.7 D-IH Heavy Industrial

4.7.1 Purpose

The D-IH zone addresses intensive, high-impact employment uses, which are generally incompatible with mixed-use residential neighborhoods and typically benefit from isolated locations, often adjacent to highway, rail, and water access points.

4.7.2 General

All development in the D-IH zone must comply with the form standards of this section, as well as any applicable standards in other sections, including the following:

Principal UsesSection 6.1
Accessory UsesSection 6.2
Temporary UsesSection 6.3
LandscapeSection 7.1
Fences and WallsSection 7.2
StormwaterSection 7.3
Outdoor LightingSection 7.4
Corner VisibilitySection 7.5
Site ImpactsSection 7.6
Pedestrian AccessSection 8.1
Bicycle Access and ParkingSection 8.2
Vehicle Access and ParkingSection 8.3
Transportation Demand ManagementSection 8.4
On-Premise SignsSection 9.2
BlocksSection 10.1
Rights-of-WaySection 10.2
NonconformitiesSection 12.1

4.7.3 Lot

Lot Dimensions

ALot area (min)5,000 SF
BLot width (min)50’

Lot Coverage

CBuilding coverage (max)100%
DImpervious coverage (max)100%

4.7.4 Siting

Building Setbacks

AFront yard (min)0’
BCorner side yard (min)0’
CInterior side yard (min)0’
DRear yard (min)0’

4.7.5 Height

Building Height

ABuilding height (max)4 stories

Story Height

Finished ground floor level (min/max)N/A
Ground story height (min)N/A

4.7.6 Activation


Ground floor transparency, front facade (min)N/A
Ground floor transparency, corner side facade (min)N/A
Upper floor transparency, front and corner side facades (min)N/A

Pedestrian Access

Main entrance locationN/A

4.7.7 Specific Standards

  1. Any building on the site that houses professional or administrative offices, retail and services, or other uses open to the general public during normal business hours should be positioned so as to relate strongly to the adjacent public right-of- way; i.e., by directly abutting the public right-of- way, or by being sited within a lawn no more than 25 feet set back from the public right-of-way.
  2. The following exterior facade materials are prohibited on principal buildings:
    1. Reflective wall surface material with a Visible Light Reflectance (VLR) of greater than 15%.