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(1) Application of Standards. The Special Development Standards for Certain Uses at EC 9.5000 through 9.5350 and the General Standards for All Development at EC 9.6000 through 9.6885 apply within the S-DR Zone, except as provided at EC 9.3148 through EC 9.3185. In the event of a conflict, the provisions of EC 9.3148 to EC 9.3185 shall control.

(2) Setbacks (Building and Yard). Unless otherwise specified at EC 9.3180 through EC 9.3185, there are no minimum front or interior yard setbacks for a building or structure.

(3) Building Height. Minimum and maximum building heights shall be determined using Figure 9.3155(3), S-DR Zone Height Regulating Plan and Figures 9.3155(3)(a) through (g). In the event of a conflict between the written text and the figures, the figures shall control. Notwithstanding the provisions in EC 9.6715 and EC 9.6720, trellises, structures providing weather protection, architectural features, and other devices may be erected no more than 12 feet above the height limits established in this land use code, whether such structure is attached to it or freestanding.

(4) Building Stepbacks. Required building stepbacks in the S-DR Zone are shown on Figures 9.3155(3)(a) through (g). Stepbacks are measured from the front of the building facing a primary street, from the side of the building adjacent to an alley or, where applicable, from the side of the building when abutting the S-DR/CL subdistrict.

(5) Building Entrances. Buildings fronting on a street shown in Figure 9.3160(4), S-DR Zone Street Network, must provide a main entrance on the facade of the building facing the street. A main entrance is the principal entry through which people enter the building. A building may have more than one main entrance. Buildings having frontage on more than one street shall provide at least one main entrance oriented to a street, or to the corner where two streets intersect.

(6) Building Projections. Building projections such as bay windows and articulated balconies are permitted for no more than 50 percent of the length of the affected floor. No projection shall extend to more than 5 feet over the public right-of-way. All projections shall be a minimum of 8 feet above grade.

(7) Weather Protection. Weather protection features such as canopies, awnings, or arcades shall be provided over at least the full width of all building entrances to a depth of at least 3 feet beyond the face of the building.

(8) Multiple-Unit Standards. The Multiple-Unit Standards at EC 9.5500(1) through (14) are not applicable in the S-DR Zone, except for the following: The requirements at EC 9.5500(9)(a), (b), and (d) apply within the S-DR Zone.

(9) Outdoor Storage. For non-residential development, no outdoor storage is permitted except for equipment used by an outdoor restaurant or cafe.

(10) Outdoor Lighting. Outdoor lighting shall conform to standards specified at EC 9.6725 as indicated below:

(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code, outdoor lighting of a building facade is permitted for buildings within the S-DR/MU/2 subdistrict if provided in accordance with the standards for a building of exceptional symbolic or historic significance (refer to EC 9.6725(13)).

(b) Outdoor lighting in the S-DR/MU subdistrict shall conform to standards specified at EC 9.6725(8)(c) – Medium Ambient.

(c) Outdoor lighting in the S-DR/CL subdistrict shall conform to standards specified at EC 9.6725(8)(b) – Low Ambient, except that plazas and multi-use paths shall be illuminated to a minimum average maintained luminance of .9 foot-candle and not to exceed a maximum average maintained luminance of 3.5 foot-candle.

(11) Delivery and Loading Areas. All delivery and loading areas in the S-DR/MU subdistrict shall meet the following standards:

(a) Maneuvering and circulation related to delivery and loading is not permitted between the street and the portion of a building used to comply with building setback requirements.

(b) All loading areas shall be off the street and shall be served by service drives, alleys, private accessways, or maneuvering areas so that no backward movement or other vehicle maneuvering within a street will be required.

(c) All off-street loading areas shall be on interior service courts, alleys, or screened from view from all adjacent property lines according to EC 9.6210(4), High Wall Landscape Standards (L-4).

(d) The above standards do not apply to development in the S-DR/MU/1 overlay subdistrict.

(12) Signs. Signs shall conform to standards specified at EC 9.6670, Central Commercial, except as identified at EC 9.3185(3)(f) for the S-DR/CL subdistrict.

(13) Pedestrian Circulation. The provisions of EC 9.6730(3)(c) do not apply within the S-DR Zone.

(14) Public Structured Parking. One percent of the total cost of a public parking structure must be used to include public art as a component of the parking structure. Public art used to comply with this standard shall be located on the exterior of the parking structure. Compliance with this standard shall be demonstrated at the time of building permit.

(15) View Corridor Requirements. View corridors shall be provided in those areas identified on Figure 9.3155(3), in addition to compliance with other applicable standards of the S-DR Zone. View corridors shall be a minimum 40 feet in width, shall be in alignment with public rights-of-way, and shall be unobstructed by buildings or structures except as approved through a /WR Water Resources Conservation Overlay Zone standards review permit pursuant to EC 9.8460 – 9.8472 or as permitted at EC 9.3155(6).

(16) Prior Developed Areas. The standards and requirements at EC 9.4900 through EC 9.4980 do not apply to prior developed areas pursuant to EC 9.4920(5) as identified on Exhibit D to Ordinance No. 20619.

(17) Stormwater Quality Control Standards. The Stormwater Quality Control standards at EC 9.6792(2) are not applicable in the S-DR Zone. The following standards apply, instead:

(a) For land use applications proposing the construction of a public or private street, stormwater facilities shall be selected from the Stormwater Management Manual and may be sized to also treat some or all the stormwater runoff from future development on lots adjoining the street.

(b) Applications for a development permit shall comply with subsection (c) below at the time of development permit application unless the applicant has entered into an agreement with the City of Eugene demonstrating that a stormwater facility approved pursuant to (a) will treat all of the stormwater runoff from the development being proposed by the applicant.

(c) An application for a development permit that is not exempt under subsection (b) above including an application pertaining to a development that is subject to an agreement with the City of Eugene demonstrating that a stormwater facility approved pursuant to subsection (a) above will treat some, but not all, of the stormwater runoff from the proposed development:

1. Shall include stormwater quality facilities selected from the Stormwater Management Manual based on the following priority order: infiltration, filtration, off-site stormwater quality management.

2. If selecting a filtration treatment facility, shall include a report that demonstrates at least one of the following development site conditions exist:

a. Infiltration rates are less than 2 inches per hour;

b. Bedrock is less than 5 feet below the ground surface;

c. Groundwater elevations are less than 6 feet; or,

d. Ground surface slopes are greater than 10%.

3. If selecting off-site stormwater quality management by contributing to the public off-site stormwater quality facilities, through payment of a higher stormwater system development charge adopted as part of the city’s system development charge methodology, shall include a report that demonstrates there is insufficient land area to construct an approved infiltration or filtration facility by setting forth the required size of the smallest infiltration or filtration facility needed for the development’s impervious surface area and a site plan demonstrating that an approved infiltration or filtration facility cannot be located on the development site without reducing the size of the proposed development which is otherwise consistent with all other applicable lot and development standards.

4. Shall design the selected stormwater quality facilities to treat all stormwater runoff from all new or replaced impervious surface areas, or an equivalent on-site area, that will result from the water quality design storm, in combination with any agreement with the city for off-site treatment of some stormwater runoff from the proposed development site. The selected stormwater quality facility does not need to treat the stormwater runoff from new or replaced impervious surface that is 500 sq. feet or less and does not gravity-feed into the selected treatment facility.

5. Shall site, design, and construct all stormwater quality facilities according to the water quality provisions and the facility design requirements set forth in the Stormwater Management Manual.

6. The standards in EC 9.3155(17)(c) may be adjusted based on the criteria set out at EC 9.8030(24)(a) and (b).

Figure 9.3155(3) S-DR Zone Height Regulating Plan

Figure 9.3155(3)(a) S-DR Zone Height Standard “A”

Figure 9.3155(3)(b) S-DR Zone Height Standard “B”

Figure 9.3155(3)(c) S-DR Zone Height Standard “C”

Figure 9.3155(3)(d) S-DR Zone Height Standard “D”

Figure 9.3155(3)(e) S-DR Zone Height Standard “E”

Figure 9.3155(3)(f) S-DR Zone Height Standard “F”

Figure 9.3155(3)(g) S-DR Zone Height Standard “G”

(Section 9.3155, including 9.3155 Figures, added by Ordinance No. 20513, enacted July 8, 2013, effective August 9, 2013; amended by Ordinance No. 20619, enacted July 22, 2019, effective August 25, 2019; Ordinance No. 20628, enacted April 27, 2020, effective May 1, 2020; Ordinance No. 20667, enacted May 24, 2022, effective June 25, 2022; Ordinance 20696, enacted October 11, 2023, effective October 16, 2023; Ordinance No. 20699, enacted November 13, 2023, effective December 31, 2023.)