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19.14.090. Standards for conditions

            Applicants for conditional use permits shall meet all specific requirements made in this Title.  In addition, the Planning Commission may establish conditions as outlined herein to meet the concerns of safety for persons and property, health and sanitation, environment, comprehensive plan proposals and neighborhood needs, performance, and administration.  More specifically, the Planning Commission may require:

            (1)        Conditions relating to compliance with the intent of the comprehensive plan and characteristics of the zoning district.

                        (a)        The placement of conditional uses only in specific areas of a zoning district, e.g., along an arterial or collector street.

                        (b)        The removal of structures, debris, or plant materials incompatible with the desired characteristics of the zoning district.

                        (c)        The screening of yards or other areas as protection from obnoxious land uses and activities.

                        (d)        Landscaping in addition to that already required to insure compatibility with the intended neighboring land uses.

                        (e)        Limitations or controls on the location, height, and materials of walls, fences, hedges, and screen plantings to insure harmony with adjacent development, or to conceal storage areas, utility installations, or other unsightly development.

                        (f)        The relocation of proposed or existing structures as necessary to provide for future streets on the Master Street Plan of Layton, adequate sight distances for general safety, groundwater control, or similar problems.

                        (g)        Provision for construction of recreational facilities necessary to satisfy needs of the conditional use.

                        (h)        Modification to allowed population density and intensity of land use where land capability and/or vicinity relationships make it appropriate to do so to protect health, safety, and welfare.

                        (i)         Other improvements which serve the property in question and which may compensate, in part or in whole, possible adverse impacts to the district from the proposed conditional use.

            (2)        Conditions relating to safety for persons and property.

                        (a)        Building elevation and grading plans which will prevent or minimize flood water damage, where property may be subject to flooding.

                        (b)        The relocation, covering, or fencing of irrigation ditches, drainage channels, and other potential attractive nuisances existing on or adjacent to the property.

                        (c)        Increased setback distances from lot lines where the Planning Commission determines it to be necessary to insure the public safety and to insure compatibility with the intended characteristics of the zoning district as outlined in this Title, or where the lot abuts an arterial or collector street.

                        (d)        Appropriate design, construction, and location of structures, buildings, and facilities in relation to an earthquake fault which may exist on the property, and limitations and/or restrictions to use and/or location of use due to special site conditions, including but not limited to, geologically hazardous areas, flood plains, fault zones, and landslide areas other than may be required by the sensitive lands overlay development regulations.

                        (e)        Limitations and control of the number, location, color, size, height, lighting, and landscaping of signs and structures in relation to the creation of traffic hazards and appearance and harmony with adjacent development, other than may be required in Chapter 19.12.

                        (f)        Plans for the location, arrangement, and dimensions of truck loading and unloading facilities.

                        (g)        Construction of curbs, gutters, drainage culverts, sidewalks, streets, fire hydrants, and street lighting.

            (3)        Conditions relating to health and sanitation.

                        (a)        A guarantee of sufficient water to serve the intended land use and a water delivery system meeting standards adopted by the City.

                        (b)        A wastewater disposal system and a solid waste disposal system meeting standards adopted by the City Council.

                        (c)        Construction of water mains, sewer mains, and drainage facilities serving the proposed use, in sizes necessary to protect existing utility users in the zoning district and to provide for an orderly development of land in Layton.

            (4)        Conditions relating to environmental concerns.

                        (a)        Limitations and/or restrictions on the use and/or location of uses in sensitive areas due to soils capabilities, wildlife, and plant life.

                        (b)        Processes for the control, elimination, or prevention of land, water, or air pollution; the prevention of soil erosion; and the control of objectionable odors and noise.

                        (c)        The planting of ground cover or other surfacing to prevent dust and erosion.

                        (d)        Restructuring of the land and planting of the same as directed by the Planning Commission when the conditional use involves cutting and/or filling the land and where such land would be adversely affected if not restructured.


Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 97-19, Enacted, 4/17/1997
Ord. No. 04-69, Recodified, 12/16/2004

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