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The uses listed at EC 9.3145(1) through (8) are permitted in the S-DR Zone as specified below, except as limited at EC 9.3146 S-DR Downtown Riverfront Special Area Zone Prohibited Uses and EC 9.3147 S-DR Downtown Riverfront Special Area Zone Willamette Greenway Setback. Accessory uses as defined at EC 9.0500 are permitted.

(1) Retail Sales and Service Uses. Permitted as specified in (a) through (c) below. This category of uses refers to the sale, lease, or rent of products to the general public; personal services; entertainment; product repair; or services for consumer and business goods.

(a) Retail Sales – Oriented. Permitted in S-DR/MU, S-DR/MU/1, and S-DR/MU/2. Examples include, but are not limited to:

1. Consumer home and business goods stores;

2. Consumer vehicle stores (including passenger vehicles, motorcycles, light and medium trucks, boat and watercraft, bicycles, and other recreational vehicles) provided the activity is within a building;

3. General merchandise stores (including supermarket and department stores).

(b) Personal Service – Oriented. Permitted in S-DR/MU, S-DR/MU/1 (above ground floor only), and S-DR/MU/2. Examples include, but are not limited to:

1. Banks and credit unions;

2. Business, arts, and other trade schools;

3. Dance or music studios;

4. Mail, photo, copy, and package services;

5. Personal care services;

6. Urgent medical care;

7. Daycare, preschools, and nursery schools.

(c) Entertainment – Oriented. Permitted in S-DR/MU, S-DR/MU/1, and S-DR/MU/2. Examples include, but are not limited to:

1. Artist galleries and studios;

2. Health clubs, gyms, membership clubs, and lodges;

3. Hotels, motels, and other temporary lodging;

4. Indoor or outdoor entertainment activities (including pool halls, bowling alleys, ice rinks, and game arcades);

5. Restaurants, cafes, delicatessens, brewpubs, taverns, and bars;

6. Theaters.

(2) Office Uses. Permitted in S-DR/MU, S-DR/MU/1 (above ground floor only), and S-DR/MU/2. This category of uses refers to activities conducted in an office setting generally focused on business, professional, medical, or financial services. Examples include, but are not limited to:

(a) Financial businesses (including lenders, brokerage houses, bank headquarters, and real estate agents);

(b) Medical, dental, and veterinarian clinics and laboratories;

(c) Professional services (including lawyers, accountants, engineers, architects, and planners);

(d) Sales offices;

(e) TV and radio studios;

(f) Live/work units (where there is an office on the ground floor with residential above in an interconnected unit).

(3) Residential Uses. Permitted in S-DR/MU, S-DR/MU/1 (above ground floor only), and S-DR/MU/2. This category of uses refers to the residential occupancy of a dwelling unit by one family. Tenancy is arranged for a minimum of 30 days or longer. Uses where tenancy may be arranged for a shorter period are not considered residential. They are considered to be a form of temporary lodging and are listed under “Retail Sales and Service.” Examples of residential uses include, but are not limited to:

(a) Apartments and retirement center apartments (including those with accessory services such as food service, dining rooms, and housekeeping);

(b) Condominiums;

(c) Rowhouses.

(4) Institutional Uses. Permitted in S-DR/MU and S-DR/MU/2 (above ground floor only). This category of uses refers to:

(a) Activities of a public, nonprofit, or charitable entity, which provide a local service to the community. Generally, they provide the service on the site or have employees at the site on a regular basis. Examples include, but are not limited to:

1. Community centers;

2. Daycare, preschools, and nursery schools;

3. Government services;

4. Libraries, museums, and interpretive centers;

5. Municipal services (including drive-through facilities);

6. Public and private schools, colleges, and universities;

7. Religious institutions;

8. Senior centers;

9. Transit stations;

10. Surface parking owned or operated by a public agency.

(b) Special events sponsored or operated by a public agency (notwithstanding the standards for Temporary Activities at EC 9.5800).

(5) Manufacturing and Production Uses. Permitted in S-DR/MU. This category of uses refers to the manufacturing, processing, fabrication, packaging, or assembly of goods. Examples include, but are not limited to:

(a) Breweries, distilleries, and wineries;

(b) Catering establishments;

(c) Processing of food and related products;

(d) Production of energy;

(e) Weaving or production of textiles or apparel;

(f) Woodworking (including cabinet makers).

(6) Industrial Service Uses. Permitted in S-DR/MU. This category of uses refers to the repair or servicing of industrial, business, or consumer machinery, equipment, products, or by-products. Examples include, but are not limited to:

(a) Electric motor repair;

(b) Printing, publishing, and lithography;

(c) Research and development laboratories;

(d) Repair of scientific or professional instruments;

(e) Sales, repair, or storage for building, heating, plumbing, or electrical contractors;

(7) Parks and Open Space Uses. Permitted in S-DR/MU, S-DR/MU/1, S-DR/MU/2, and S-DR/CL. This category of uses refers to areas used for public recreational activities and areas having scenic, biological, or ecological significance identified for preservation or enhancement. Examples include, but are not limited to:

(a) Parks, public squares, plazas, boardwalks, fountains, arboretums, trails, multi-use paths, gardens, and natural areas;

(b) Park furnishings (including play equipment, picnic tables, benches, bicycle racks, and interpretive signage);

(c) Park structures (including kiosks, gazebos, pavilions, picnic shelters, pergola, arbors, and restrooms);

(d) Green infrastructure (including infiltration planters, rain gardens, flow-through planters, vegetated swales, vegetated filter strips, and water quality ponds, basins, and wetlands).

(8) Utilities and Communications Uses. Permitted in S-DR/CL and S-DR/MU. This category of uses refers to above ground infrastructure services that include, but are not limited to:

(a) Water, gas, sanitary sewer, stormwater treatment and drainage, electric, telephone, and cable service infrastructure;

(b) Pumping stations, underground transmission facilities, and substations;

(c) District heating and cooling systems (including geothermal wells);

(d) Related physical facilities that do not include buildings regularly occupied by employees, parking areas, or vehicle, equipment, or material storage areas.

(Section 9.3145 added by Ordinance No. 20513, enacted July 8, 2013, effective August 9, 2013; and amended by Ordinance No. 20619, enacted July 22, 2019, effective August 25, 2019.)