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(1) Application of Standards. In addition to applicable provisions contained elsewhere in this code, the development standards listed in Table 9.2684 and subsections (2) and (3) of this section shall apply to all development in the PL public land zone. In cases of conflict, the standards specifically applicable in the PL zone shall apply.

(2) For uses permitted under EC 9.2682(1)(d), the following additional standards apply:

(a) Traffic and parking impacts and the capacity of adjacent streets shall be considered in the design and location of internal circulation and parking areas, including entrances and exits.

(b) If possible, school playgrounds shall be retained for public recreational use.

(c) The process used by the public agency that owns the property to determine whether a particular use shall be permitted on property not currently needed shall assure that neighborhood residents and property owners in the area have the opportunity to review and comment on the new proposed use.

(d) At least once every 10 years, the public agency that owns the property shall review its current needs. If the property is needed, it shall be returned to public use.

(3) For uses permitted under EC 9.2682(2), the following standards apply:

(a) If possible, school playgrounds shall be retained for public use.

Table 9.2684 Public Land Zone Development Standards

(See 9.2685 Special Development Standards for Table 9.2684.)


Maximum Building Height (1)

Main Building




Minimum Front Yard Setback (2)

10 feet

Minimum Interior Yard Setbacks (2)

10 feet

Minimum Landscape Area (3)


(Section 9.2684, see chart at front of Chapter 9 for legislative history from 2/26/01 through 6/1/02. Administratively corrected on November 19, 2014.)