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Sep 17, 2008
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Sep 16, 2008
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Zoning Ordinance Summary, Industrial Zones,

Zone M-1: Light Manufacturing

Permitted Uses:

  • Uses permitted in zones A-1 and C-M. Residential uses and schools are prohibited (22.32.040)

Minimum Required Area:

  • No minimum required area. But see 21.24.240 of L.A. County Code- Subdivisions

Maximum Height Limit:

  • 13 times buildable area, except as otherwise provided in community standards district (22.52.050)

Minimum Required Parking:

  • Industrial uses require 1 space for each company vehicle plus 1 space for each 2 persons employed on the largest shift, or 1 space for each 500 sq. ft. of floor area, whichever is greater
  • 1 space for each 1000 sq. ft. of warehouse if 80% or more of building is used for warehouse (22.52.1140)
  • For other uses, see applicable use–Part 11, Chapter 22.52

Building Setback:

  • No building setback required

Maximum Lot Coverage:

  • For C-M and permitted A-1 uses, see 22.32.040
  • Other uses, no requirement

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