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(1) Permitted Public or Semi – Public Uses. The following uses are permitted in the PL public land zone:

(a) Accessory Uses, excluding those uses subject to the provisions of EC 9.2683 Special Use Limitations. Examples include caretaker dwellings; service stations for government vehicles; building maintenance services for government facilities; storage, utility and printing for government services; and small scale commercial services to primarily serve users of the public facility.

(b) Public Uses, operated by the public agency that owns the development site, except for the intensification of uses that require a site review or conditional use permit according to EC 9.2683 Special Use Limitations. Examples include government offices, libraries, park and recreation facilities, neighborhood and community centers, post offices, fire stations, pump stations, electrical substations, school district offices, schools, reservoirs, and specialized housing. (Refer to EC 9.2683 Special Use Limitations.)

(c) Urban Animal Keeping, including pastureland, subject to the Urban Animal Keeping Standards in EC 9.5250.

(d) The following uses not operated by the public agency that owns the property when the owner declares that the property is not currently needed for public uses:

1. Athletic Field, outdoor.

2. Ballet, Dance, Martial Arts, and Gymnastic Schools/Academies/Studios.

3. Community and Allotment Gardens.

4. Community and Neighborhood Centers.

5. Day Care Facilities.

6. Meal Services, non-profit.

7. Parks and Playgrounds.

8. Schools, Elementary through Middle School.

9. Combinations of the above uses.

(2) Uses Requiring a Conditional Use Permit. The following uses not operated by the public agency that owns the property are permitted conditionally when all or part of the property is declared by the owner to not be needed:

(a) Administrative, General, and Professional Offices.

(b) Artist Galleries/Studios.

(c) Assisted Care.

(d) Broadcasting Studios, Commercial and Public Education.

(e) Retail Sales and Personal Services that are permitted in C-1 Neighborhood Commercial. Individual businesses are limited to 5,000 square feet, and there shall be a demonstrated demand within one-half mile for the retail or personal service, and a determination that it is not likely the use can otherwise locate within that service area.

(f) Campus Living Organizations, including Fraternities and Sororities.

(g) Churches, Synagogues, and Temples, including associated residential structures for religious personnel.

(h) Horticultural Uses, including plant nurseries.

(i) Hospitals, Clinics, or other Medical Health Facilities (including mental health) 10,000 square feet or less of floor area.

(j) Information Technology Services, including:

1. Computer Networking.

2. E-commerce (excludes on-site shipping via truck).

3. Healthcare Informatics.

4. Internet and Web Site Services.

5. Software Development.

(k) Manufacturing, Assembly, and Related Storage of the following within completely enclosed buildings:

1. Electronic and Communication Components, Systems, Equipment, and Supplies, includes computers and semiconductors.

2. Precision Testing, Medical, and Optical Goods.

(l) Parking Areas and Structured Parking.

(m) Recycling, Small Collection Facility (see EC 9.5650).

(n) Schools, Business or Specialized Educational Training (excluding driving instruction).

(o) Schools, High School.

(p) Scientific and Educational Research Centers, provided there shall be no radioactive materials, toxic, or noxious matter associated with the use or process unless it is entirely surrounded by employment and industrial zoning.

(q) Storage Facilities, Household/Consumer Goods, enclosed.

(r) Universities and Colleges.

(s) University and College Dormitories.

(t) Combinations of the above listed uses, with or without uses listed in EC 9.2682(1).

All uses are subject to the regulations and procedures for conditional use permits in EC 9.8075 Purpose of Conditional Use Permits through EC 9.8107 Conditional Use Permit, Modification Approval Criteria. The hearings official may approve a conditional use on surplus public property for up to 10 years, and for additional 10 year periods if the responsible public agency continues to declare the property is not needed.

(Section 9.2682, see chart at front of Chapter 9 for legislative history from 2/26/01 through 6/1/02; amended by Ordinance 20269, enacted November 25, 2002, effective December 25, 2002; Ordinance No. 20299, enacted October 22, 2003, effective November 21, 2003, remanded on February 25, 2005 and provisions administratively removed on April 11, 2005; and amending a code section reference pursuant to Ordinance No. 20460, enacted July 12, 2010, effective August 14, 2010; amended by Ordinance No. 20507, enacted February 20, 2013, effective March 25, 2013; and Ordinance No. 20528, enacted May 14, 2014, effective June 23, 2014.)