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Escape into your imagination instead of focusing on sleeping. I was wondering about the club and where the patterns were for each block?? My latest meal was 3 oz. Where multifamily dwellings are allowed as a use permitted outright or as a conditional use, the following standards shall apply:. To establish standards for accessory buildings. To produce packaging materials 8.

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Paid for it on pay pal. Will we be notified by e-mail about the blocks each month on the first? We were incommunicado for the 1st and 2nd traveling cross country with our brood. And my in-laws only had intermittent internet access during our stay. Thank you so much for your patience! Join and paid with Pay Pal but no confirmation as yet. I am so sorry that you were swamped with emails from people that have nothing better to do than complain.

We all understood when we signed up that you were a very BUSY mom with little ones that come first. Tell the complainers that they must wait their turn. You are doing a great job. Relax and take a deep breath! Life is too short: Finally got the pieces cut and ready to sew tomorrow.

My house will just have to wait. Because of you I was able to accomplish a goal of mine, making a quilt. I followed the BOM on Craftsy and loved every minute. Thank you so much for the time you give us. I, too, live in Denver. A perfect day for me is to go to Fancy Tiger, Sewn and finish with lunch at the Hornet. I hope things settle down and smooth out, but please know you are doing a fantastic job and helping people like me fulfill a dream.

Hope it is okay to be a late comer to the project. I just ordered today. My granddaughter did Craftsy Block of the Month in except for the paper piecing. She saw this and wanted to do this BOM this year. We are doing it together. Hello I also joined on the 4th have you received your welcome letter yet i cant start anyway until my material comes in but was just curious. I am a new quilter and excited to start. Am I overlooking the link? HI I believe you have to go to the flicker group the teal flower at the top part of this page and sign up and join the group The Sugar Block Club then you can post pics.

You are correct…I just posted this morning. You have to set up your Flickr acct so you have a place to store your pics, hen you can post over to the Sugar Block Club. Just joined but was wondering if my stuff will go to my husbands web site Triton msn. My e-mail address has changed since I signed up for the Sugar Block Club.

How can I receive the information about the club? I promised myself I would not buy anymore fabric in the year Did I miss something? I too have paid for this Plwase let me know … thank you. I just signed up for Sugar Block Club, I am so looking forward to getting the first block. I took your class in craftsy. The block of the month. Hi I signed up and paid however have not received an email or anything — how do I access the info for the block and stuff.

What a runaround I have had to try and get all my fabrics in place. So one buys one piece in one place and then have to hunt for colours to match it with!!! Anyway have got my stack in place and will do the first block before the month end! I am a new quilter…took one course in quilting a couple of years ago. But, still find myself struggling along. My first block of the month is finished, but not what I would expect as being perfect.

Will try another this week. Thanks for all the step-by-step assistance. Would you please re-send? Thank you so much. Can not wait to make it repeatedly. Thank you so much Amy. February drove me nuts. My background has a right and wrong side that are hard to tell apart but show when the block is done.

Then I used the main fabric on the wrong petals. I do big complicated paper piecing, but this super-simple-seeming one was a challenge. Ciao, ho ricevuto i due blocchi ma quando cerco di caricare il pdf non ci riesco, ci prova ma si blocca verso la fine.

Grazie buona serata Laura. Ho bisogno di aiuto non riesco a caricare il pdf dei blocchi, come posso fare? Riesci a mandarmeli via e-mail? I hope i can use a credit card? I swear I am a door post! Life is so crazy. I know I am making this too hard. I have a set of printed fat quarters that are calling my name. I assume I will get an email or something from you???? In the past you have made reference to a slip-proof product for your rulers.

Does anyone have some advise on the February block in making the center star with the points? I tried like 3 times, and it makes one side short so the points wont match. What am I dong wrong????? I finally gave up and was gonna use it as is. Nothing worse than giving up on a block due to frustration! I know that I have mention this before and received a reply but I have deleted the email response. Thanks for your help.

Will I receive the January, February and march blocks?? Is there something else I need to do? I suggest you contact Amy directly rather than through this posting because she may check her email more often. I started March 1 and got an email for March and another email giving me access to the February and January blocks within a day of joining. Just signed up yesterday, have saved all the patterns, printed all the foundations and look forward to getting all caught up!!

As soon as I decide on my fabric! May I still join? I NEED to get caught up! I just finished my April block! I reversed my orange and yellow though just for something different since I have basically copied your colors but you do them so well!! I think I will be making a whole quilt out of this block! And I am NOT a paper piecer!! But maybe I will become one yet!

I just joined up for the sugar block club. Will the confirmation email include a link s to the previous block patterns? I got a confirmation email but that was it. If you could resend them or let me know if I am doing something wrong…. Thanks again, Andrea Kirkpatrick. Let me know if you still have trouble…. Amy, I did sign up and get your emails and blog updates.

Thank you, you are such a sweetheart! How do I access the paper piecing pdf files for the blocks? Just found your blog and love it! I also fell in love with this block club! I have a few stacks of Kona solid cottons that would be perfect for these blocks. I have a whole lot of catching up to do! July block has a mistake in the cutting directions.

It should only be 6 squares of the print 1 fabric, light purple, not 8. Thought you may want to update this in the pattern. So there is a mistake on the July block? Please tell me … I need to save the info … Thanks. Hello, I remember getting an email mentioning the Sugar Block Club, but I did not see the email for the September block. Makes for good practice, I suppose, which is what a sampler is all about. If anyone has trouble finding the email for September, it was sent out on September 1 and for a lot of us, went into the spam folder.

Amy, I also realized that we are almost at the end of the year and the Sugar Block Club. I am hoping that you will be doing another one next year. I am sure that with a young family you have a great deal n your plate, but I am sure that many of us look forward to a version. I love your layout. The colors are just perfect and framing them with the white was an excellent touch. I wish to be so creative and also that far along with my blocks.

Had to stop after a few months but now trying to catch-up so I can start the blocks. Have you thought about how you are going to quilt your blocks? Everyone did such a great job.

I kind of got side tracked along the way this year. But maybe some day make a runner or something. Is there going to be anymore info about s? Dear Amy, for , you did a wonderfull job, I loved receiving your BOM-Mail at the 1st of each month and trying out your yummie recipes! I am looking forward to this new adventure in Just finishing up quilting the BOM I must say it is looking awesome for my first quilt. Thanks to your great instructions. Do you think this will work?

Or will it be too busy? Hope that makes sense! I have signed up for the Sugar Block Club! I would like to use fat quarters — how many would I need? Man, i cannot believe that I may have already deleted the first email for ! What do I do? Hi Shana- Have you checked your spam folder?

Thank you for your patience as we get through all of these kinks, which are unfortunately inevitable on the first day of the club. Thanks for your patience as I get through all of these today. Will you send me last months block to catch me up? Could you help with that?

I doubt if there was a dry eye among the dozen ladies. They really appreciated your inspiring challenge. They are looking forward to your remainder challenges. Currently machine quilting BOM. How do I get to them now? Frustrated wiyh MSN please help. Love your blog and SBC. A challenge in April that I will tackle will be leaving my phone in vibrate mode while the family is together for meals and family time.

I have also been slowly getting addicted to screen time. Thanks for all you do. Anyone else not receive theirs. You can expect it shortly…. I mistakenly deleted the May pattern by Amy Gibson you e-mailed on May 1st. Would you please resend so I can complete the pattern? Amy, I need to update my email address for the Sugar Block Club. Please email me so I can give you my new email and I can keep getting my beautiful blocks of the month and your fabulous recipes!!

I saved all my Sugar Block club emails with links to all my block patterns except January? Otherwise I am all good for the patterns.

Is there a way to find those two months here on the website? You can contact me at Rockester charter. Kathy Aho in MN. A lot of the desserts looked really great and the ones I tried were good.

Are you going to continue in with the Sugar Block club? Are you doing things because you feel you have to — traditions that must be continued, for example, or because you want to? Choose those things you really want to do, and do them wholeheartedly. Many years, I have just let go of activities or decorations or events that would cause me frustration or stress instead of pleasure.

Some years I add them back in, other times I choose to spend my time elsewhere. Merry Christmas to you — have a blessed holiday, and thank you for a year of wonderful patterns and thought provoking commentary. I also loved the honest and challenging words your provided this past year.

His Word will not return void Isa Just finished my last Sugar Block Club block. I had four left to do. So for , I will begin the session. No hurry, no pressure. I have all others made. Amy, are there instructions for putting together the BOM? I saw the email and signed in but something happened and it disappeared. I hope I can still join. I really enjoyed the and SBCs.

Please sign me in for Do we have your permission to post it in our newsletter with credit shown to you? Could you please publish that on this page or email it to me? Please where do you login??????? You should have it on your front page. I have a password with Craftsy. I have brought a Sugar Block of the month pattern before. When I go into http: Telling me that I am already joined. Amy, your the one who taught me how to make blocks in your bom class in I must confess I just finished quilting it the very beginning of the year.

Thank you for making it so much fun. The payment has gone thru on my crédit card. When can I expect to receive the pattern links? Hiya Amy, I have only just found your website and have signed up for emails. Will I be able to get January and February patterns, back dated so to speak? Having done your Craftsy Block of the Month two years ago, I am really looking forward to your straightforward and helpful instructions!

Would it be possible to get the blocks that have been released so far? I relish, cause I discovered just what I used to be taking a look for. God Bless you man. Have a great day. I have enjoyed the first six blocks! I signed up for the sugar block club and I got the separate email with the block, but did not see the link for the PDF to save the block. Did I just miss it? Are they somewhere beyond this page? I must say you have high quality articles here. Your website can go viral. You need initial boost only.

How to get it? Hi Amy, I hope you had a lovely Christmas Blessed with family. I joined your Sugar Block Club like I have for many years now. I am one of your many devoted followers.

I was wondering about the club and where the patterns were for each block?? Do we have to purchase the book, for the actual patterns?? Do you sell kits for your cookbook quilt along?

Love all your blocks-they are so pretty. If I were to purchase your book now how long would I have access to the videos you are now posting for each block? Any suggestions to make this work? Amy I bought the Secret Garden kit back in and am now just getting to it. Any possibility you can send it to me. I just joined the SBC. I am also in the Craftsy BOM as well; so this will be fun. This morning I received an email about the January block, however, I cannot locate a link to the instructions for the block.

How do I find the instructions? Let me know if you join, and we can be BOM […]. Each month you will be a block and a recipe. This club is by Amy Gibson from Stitchery Dickory […]. I am pretty excited about it because along with participating in this block of the month, I will […]. That costs a little bit too. And I am not sure what the piecing is […]. You can purchase the BOM here. What makes this BOM special is each month you get a […].

Well, that choice was easier! I decided to make a 2nd Sugar Block quilt. It brought us the February block from Amy Gibson and for some, a bit of a surprise. That counts as work, right? This is a block of the month program that includes a recipe. I may need to pull more fabric for […]. April is another foundation pieced block- which made me antsy at first. I decided to run with red and […]. I added a totally new fabric in this month, and I am very pleased with how it came […]. I just love the whole design.

I used all Kona Cotton Solids this […]. I got the fabric I needed a Kona Poseidon bundle and pops of yellow, […]. The June block is finished and I love it! At least it was the first week of August, but […].

Arkansas Traveler Block, 2. The Sugar Block Club […]. So, it's coming to the end and I've been thinking of a layout for these blocks. On her website now you can sign up for her club […]. I intend to make quite a few this upcoming year. As I was looking I found these block of the month clubs and they seemed to be so fun.

Each month you get a new tutorial for a new block. I love the idea. So I signed up for the Sugar Block Club. When you ask me who my quilting idol is, I am quick to answer with the name Amy Gibson. Nobody is an overnight success; it takes time and hard work. She has taken that opportunity and grown her community and continues to develop exciting projects for quilters like her Sugar Block club.

The flickr group is […]. You can join here…. All 24 blocks, to be made into a total of 2 quilts, are DONE! The final Sugar Block Club installment of was a lovely paper pieced star. You saw the other one a few weeks […]. The Craftsy BOM class is free and has great videos and […]. There were a few chances to practice with the Sugar Block Club and with the Virtual Quilting Bee during the last year. When I signed up for the Lucky Stars […]. I was inspired to build a block around this little Amy Butler […].

I am two squares in and loving it. She called the block […]. Each month Amy posts a block pattern along with one of her delicious recipes. What could be […]. Yes, I am a bit behind but figured putting quilt blocks […]. I love the fabric and the colors are perfect for a sweet little […]. If you are interested in being a Sugar Block Club member, go here to get more […]. This was the last photo I shared with you.

Well, I told you all to stay tuned for what I […]. This is February and March. In an R-2A Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with the standards and requirements in Articles IV and IX:. In an R-2A Zone buildings shall not cover more than forty 40 percent of the lot. In an R-2A Zone, no building shall exceed a height of thirty-five 35 feet.

Bed and breakfast facilities, subject to the special conditions of section Church, subject to the special conditions of section Commercial uses legally established as of December 31, , and which have maintained a valid business and occupation permit.

Family day care six 6 or fewer children , subject to the special conditions of section Group day care seven 7 to twelve 12 children , subject to the special conditions of section Intensification, or expansion of commercial uses of ten 10 percent of the building area or more which were legally established and licensed for business and occupation.

Multifamily dwelling not exceeding a total of six 6 dwelling units; provided, that it is a REMODEL of an existing single-family dwelling or two-family dwelling, does not expand the footprint of the existing building by more than ten 10 percent, and does not add a floor level to the existing building, except as a basement or unless it is within the existing roof line. The addition of dormers to accommodate an attic conversion to habitable space shall be permitted.

Park, subject to the special conditions of section School or preschool, subject to the special conditions of section Alternative telecommunications towers not to exceed seventy 70 feet in height, and shall comply with standards of section of this code.

Day-care center thirteen 13 or more children , subject to the special conditions of section Dormitory, subject to the special conditions of section Intermediate-term care facility, subject to the special conditions of section Long-term care facility, subject to the special conditions of section Multifamily dwelling not meeting the requirements of a multifamily dwelling permitted by right in this zone and subject to the standards of section Re-establishment of a commercial use which was legally established but where the business and occupation license has lapsed and no use of lesser intensity has been established for a period exceeding twelve 12 consecutive months.

The maximum building height will be thirty-five 35 feet. Twenty 20 feet from the property line, or thirty 30 feet from face of street curb or, if no curb, edge of asphalt, or the average of that of the other lots on the same side of the street of the block, whichever is less, but in no case less than five 5 feet to the property line;. Twenty 20 feet, or twenty 20 percent of the depth of the lot, whichever is less, but not less than five 5 feet, or three 3 feet if abutting an alley;.

Twelve 12 feet combined with no side less than five 5 feet, except eight 8 feet combined if abutting an alley with three 3 feet on the alley side and five 5 feet on any other interior side;. Ten 10 feet or twenty-five 25 feet from face of street curb or if no curb, edge of asphalt, or the average of that of the other lots on the same side of the street of the block, whichever is less, but in no case less than five 5 feet to the property line.

Forty 40 feet if abutting an alley on either the side or the rear of the lot; sixty 60 feet if not abutting an alley on either the side or the rear of the lot.

Sixty 60 feet if abutting an alley on either the side or the rear of the lot; eighty 80 feet if not abutting an alley on either the side or the rear of the lot.

Any subdivision of land requiring platting pursuant to Chapter 32 of this code and not being done simply to separate two 2 existing primary uses shall require public hearing and notice as set forth in Sections and , Idaho Code. Approval or denial of any such subdivision application shall be based upon compliance with the intents, purposes and standards of this chapter, those of Chapter 32 of this code, with the city of Lewiston comprehensive plan and shall be reasoned in accordance with Section , Idaho Code.

Sixty 60 percent, including all structures on the lot. Such building shall be subject to the same requirements as the dwelling, except that detached accessory buildings may be located five 5 feet from a rear lot line or three 3 feet where the rear lot line abuts an alley, subject to the related building height provisions set forth in subsection a 4 of this section, and five 5 feet from an interior side lot line or three 3 feet where the side lot line abuts an alley, subject to the related building height provisions set forth in subsection a 4 of this section.

The lot is less than fifty 50 feet in width and there is no abutting alley; or fifty 50 percent of the dwelling is constructed within the rear half of the depth of the lot and there is no abutting alley. The detached accessory building is on the street side of a corner lot and it meets the minimum required street side yard setback and does not project beyond the front wall of the dwelling on the front yard side.

An accessory apartment, detached from a single-family dwelling, may be constructed on any lot of at least five thousand 5, square feet and containing only one 1 lawful single-family dwelling, provided the following:. The lot is less than fifty 50 feet in width and there is no abutting alley; or fifty 50 percent of the dwelling is constructed within the rear half of the depth of the lot and there is no abutting alley; or.

It is on the street side of a corner lot and it meets the minimum required street side yard setback and does not project beyond the front wall of the dwelling on the front yard side;. Notwithstanding the provisions of section of this code:.

Greater than one 1 bedroom unit: Housing devoted to persons meeting the U. Any use other than residential described above: Day care center thirteen 13 or more children , subject to the special conditions of section Multifamily dwelling meeting the standards of section Twenty 20 feet or twenty 20 percent of the depth of the lot, whichever is less, but not less than five 5 feet, or three 3 feet if abutting an alley;.

Such building shall be subject to the same requirements as the dwelling, except that detached accessory buildings may be located five 5 feet from a rear lot line or three 3 feet where the rear lot line abuts an alley, subject to the related building height provisions set forth in subsection a 4 of this section, and five 5 feet from an interior side lot or three 3 feet where the side lot line abuts an alley, subject to the related building height provisions set forth in subsection a 4 of this section.

The historic nature of the construction, the development pattern, and many of the sites and buildings in the NHHO Zoning District contribute to the historic significance and character of the neighborhood. This neighborhood adds to the attractiveness, desirability, and economy of the city of Lewiston. It is not the intent of these provisions to deter property owners from maintaining, improving, or upgrading their buildings. Construction and maintenance work subject to this section shall not be denied a certificate of appropriateness COA when such work is for replacement of inefficient or failing materials, fixtures, or systems with modernly designed and constructed replacements that duplicate, replicate, or result in substantial conformance with the visual appearance or integrity of a historically significant aspect of the building.

Located within one hundred feet of a building that was constructed prior to January 1, This section shall apply in addition to the provisions of the underlying zoning of properties in the Normal Hill Heritage Overlay Zone and in addition to other applicable provisions of the city of Lewiston zoning code. In accordance with section B. The removal of historic materials or alterations of features and spaces that characterize a property should be avoided.

Changes that create a false sense of historical development, such as adding conjectural features or architectural elements from other buildings, shall not be undertaken. Where the severity of the deterioration requires replacement of a distinctive feature, the new feature shall match the old in design, color, texture, and other visual qualities and, where possible, materials.

Replacement of missing features shall be substantiated by physical or pictorial documentary evidence. The new work should be differentiated from the old and shall be compatible with the massing, size, scale, and architectural features to protect the historic integrity of the property and its environment.

Documentation may include design drawings, project scope, materials, and other relevant documents to assist the HPC in reviewing the request for a COA. In such cases, community development staff shall write a file note and place it in the property file.

Failure by the HPC to render its decision within the time limits established herein shall constitute approval of the request for a COA. Community development staff shall verify compliance with any condition placed upon an approval of a COA by the HPC prior to issuance of a COA or a letter of completion, whichever is applicable.

Such request shall be submitted to the city clerk. To provide land for the development of multifamily dwellings and to provide an orderly transition from more intensive, high density uses to less intensive, lower density uses. In an R-3 Zone the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright subject to the provisions of Article IV:. In an R-3 Zone the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with the standards and requirements in Articles IV and IX:.

A front yard shall be increased by one 1 foot for each two 2 feet by which a building exceeds thirty-five 35 feet. In an R-3 Zone, buildings shall not cover more than fifty 50 percent of the lot. In an R-3 Zone, no building shall exceed a height of forty-five 45 feet. To accommodate a compatible mixture of residential uses in proximity to major community facilities, employers, arterials and commercial developments.

Such uses generally serve as transition or buffer zones between major arterials or more intensively developed areas and residential districts. In an R-4 Zone the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright subject to the provisions of Article IV:. In an R-4 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with the standards and requirements in Articles IV and IX:.

In an R-4 Zone, buildings shall not cover more than fifty 50 percent of the lot. In an R-4 Zone no building shall exceed a height of sixty 60 feet. To foster mixed use development of a variety of commercial, industrial and residential uses in North Lewiston, utilizing development standards to protect abutting uses. Because of the mixed use nature of this zone, certain uses are expressly prohibited due their potential negative impact on surrounding land uses.

If a lot is in residential use, or the aggregate of such contiguous lots or parcels platted prior to the time of the effective date of the ordinance codified in section Such uses shall be screened from view by a screen in conformance with the standards itemized in section 3 of this code. The required setback from the public right of way for said vehicle, equipment, storage and parking lots shall be landscaped in accordance with standards set forth in section b of this code.

In the MXD-NL Zone, uses which cause excessive noise or dust, discernible odor at the property line, vibration or electrical disturbance are declared to be nuisances and are prohibited. Screening is intended to preserve the enjoyment of residential properties and to minimize disturbances to residents. Visual screening shall be required between abutting uses as follows:.

Provisions of sections To permit the establishment of convenience business uses while minimizing their impacts on nearby residential uses. Such zones shall be located along collector and arterial streets. In a C-1 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright subject to the provisions of Article IV:. In a C-1 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with standards and requirements of Articles IV and IX:.

Such nonconforming commercial use may expand onto a separate parcel containing a conforming use where that parcel is abutting the nonconforming use for purposes of parking only. None except twenty 20 feet when a property abuts a residential zone except as provided for in Article VIII.

Off-street parking is subject to the requirements provided in Article VII. Portland cement concrete sidewalks shall be required in all commercial zones. See section c of this code. Such conditions may include but need not be limited to:. Side or rear yards abutting residential zones shall be screened by means of a sight-obscuring fence, approved landscaping materials or a combination thereof.

Such required screening shall be installed prior to the issuance of an occupancy permit. Within the NHMU Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright, subject to any and all other applicable provisions of this chapter:.

Notwithstanding the provisions of section of this code, a building accessory to a college or hospital use, when on property owned by a college or hospital, shall be permitted, even if it is the only building on the lot, subject to the provisions of sections Notwithstanding the provisions of section of this code, buildings accessory to any use permitted in this zone, other than a college, hospital, single-family residential, or two-family residential use, shall be permitted subject to the provisions of sections Notwithstanding the provisions of section of this code, buildings accessory to single-family and two-family dwellings shall be permitted subject to the provisions of sections Within the NHMU Zone the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted, subject to approval of a conditional use permit and any and all other applicable provisions of this chapter:.

For a lot directly abutting does not includes lands separated by public street right-of-way any other zone, the building height shall be limited to the maximum building height permitted in the adjacent zone; however;. If the proposed building setback from the property line common between the two 2 zones is increased by two 2 feet for each foot above the maximum building height permitted in the adjacent zone, the proposed building may exceed the maximum allowable height of the adjacent zone.

For purposes of this provision, building height shall be measured at the required setback line. This shall be interpreted such that the building may be stepped or sloped upward away from the property line. If the use of the property in the adjacent zone is a public park, a cemetery, or similar open space, then the increased setback is not required.

None, except that residential development shall be subject to the lot size requirements of the Higher Density Residential R-4 Zone. Single-family and duplex residential: Any use other than single-family or duplex residential: Any use other than single-family or duplex residential shall provide a minimum of ten 10 percent of the lot area as improved open space, in addition to any landscape areas otherwise required by this chapter.

Such improved open space may be for active or passive recreation or consist solely of landscaping that is above and beyond any minimum landscaping required by this chapter. Improvements, in addition to landscaping, may include, but not be limited to, items for public gathering, enjoyment, or resting, such as benches, tables, chairs, trellises, plazas, gardens, and sculptures.

Required off-street parking shall be subject to the provisions of Article VII of this chapter; provided, that:. Fifty 50 percent of the on-street parking on the same side of the street s as the subject property and within the limits of the street frontage of the subject property shall be counted toward the minimum number of required off-street parking spaces. Any removal of or reduction in the number of subject on-street parking spaces caused by the city or by anyone other than the subject property owner after compliance with this provision has been established for a particular land use shall not be considered as causing the subject land use to be illegal or nonconforming.

For conversion of a single-family to a business which does not require more than four 4 parking stalls, the parking lot standards of Article VII of this chapter shall not apply, except for required parking for disabled persons.

For uses other than single-family and two-family residential and which require five 5 or more parking stalls, a maximum of fifty 50 percent of the required parking, not including the fifty 50 percent allowable on-street parking, may be provided between the building and the street. Where compliance with this provision cannot be met due to the subject property having multiple street frontages or where this provision is shown by the applicant to be unachievable, to impose undue hardship, or that it would provide no neighborhood benefit, this provision may be waived by mutual agreement of the community development and public works directors.

However, the parking for which this provision is being waived shall be buffered from the street by double the width and number of plantings for perimeter parking lot landscaping required by section of this code and that the interior parking lot landscaping provided be double the percentage of interior parking lot landscaping required by section of this code.

A maximum of twenty-five 25 percent of the required off-street parking may be for compact vehicles except for single-family dwellings , if such parking stalls are dimensioned at no less than fifteen 15 feet by seven and one-half 7. Parking arrangements which include interior access between required parking for buildings and uses owned or leased by different parties and on separate, adjoining lots shall allow for a reduction of ten 10 percent of the required parking.

Joint use parking, except for single-family and two-family dwellings, established pursuant to the provisions of section 5 of this code shall allow for a reduction of thirty 30 percent of the required parking for the proposed use. Parking reduction allowed by this provision shall be ensured by a recorded agreement between the property owners and the city.

Bicycle parking racks shall be provided, except uses which require less than five 5 parking spaces, to accommodate the number of bicycles equivalent to a minimum of five 5 percent of the minimum required vehicular parking spaces, but shall be for not less than one 1 bicycle and not more than ten 10 bicycles. Such bicycle parking racks shall be located for the convenience of users but shall not interfere with any vehicular or pedestrian travel ways, shall not be located in the public right-of-way without an encroachment permit from the department of public works, and shall not be located within any required landscaping area or planting strip.

Uses other than single-family and duplex residential which directly abut a single-family or duplex residential use shall provide either:. A minimum three-foot-wide landscape strip with one 1 shade tree twenty-foot-tall minimum expected mature height with fifteen-foot-wide minimum canopy or one 1 ornamental tree any tree less than twenty 20 feet tall and having less than fifteen 15 feet of canopy at maturity and four 4 shrubs every twenty-five 25 feet; or.

A minimum six-foot-tall sight-obscuring fence or hedgerow with one 1 shade tree twenty-foot-tall minimum expected mature height with fifteen-foot-wide minimum canopy every thirty-five 35 feet. Shrubbery shall not be required where there is sight-obscuring fencing or hedgerow. These provisions may be satisfied or partially satisfied utilizing existing screening either on the site of the proposed development or on the neighboring property; provided, that such screening satisfy the intent and effect of this provision and is mutually agreed upon by the owners of the two 2 properties.

Plantings and fencing shall be maintained so as not to be a hazard to person or property. The screening required by this section may be modified upon submission to the city of a signed and dated written agreement between the owners of the two 2 properties.

Street buffers consisting of trees and turf or trees and decorative rock, such as river rock or lava rock not including gravel , shall be provided along all streets between the sidewalk and the street. Tree species shall be approved by the city forester. For purposes of this section, sign shall have the same meaning as defined in Chapter 30 of this code.

To encourage the development of facilities for the traveling public and conventions in locations readily accessible from principal and minor arterials and major through highways. In a C-2 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright subject to the provisions of Article IV:.

In a C-2 Zone the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with standards and requirements of Articles IV and IX:. None except thirty-five 35 feet when on a lot abutting a residential zone. None except fifteen 15 feet when a property abuts a residential zone. Signs shall be subject to the restrictions enumerated in the sign ordinance of the city.

Off-street parking shall be subject to the requirements enumerated in Article VII. Side or rear yards abutting residential zones shall be screened by means of a sight obscuring fence, approved landscaping materials or a combination thereof. To provide for development of commercial and service uses designed to serve community wide needs. Such areas shall provide for uses which because of size, operating characteristics, or need for major street accessibility, may not be suitable in the central business district or local commercial areas.

Provisions of this zone shall ensure compatibility of design with any adjacent residential development. In a C-3 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright subject to the provisions of Article IV:. In a C-3 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with the standards and requirements of Articles IV and IX:.

The underlying zoning, parking and landscaping standards shall determine the extent to which landscaping and fencing is required. Twenty 20 feet measured from the front property line or forty-five 45 feet from the center line of the street, whichever is greater. Side or rear yards abutting residential zones shall be screened by means of a sight obscuring fence or approved landscaping materials.

Such screening shall be installed prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy. To provide areas to serve the city and regional needs for commercial goods and services. Such areas shall be compatible with adjacent residential development. In a C-4 Zone the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright subject to the standards of Article IV:.

None except property abutting Thain Road shall have a twenty 20 foot minimum. Such screening shall be installed prior to the issuance of an occupancy permit. The purpose of the temporary conditional use in a C-4 Zone is to enable a better temporary use of certain existing structures to ease their transition from certain light industrial uses to general commercial uses in compliance with the goals and purposes of the comprehensive plan of the city of Lewiston.

In a C-4 Zone, the temporary conditional uses of fabricating and assembly operations may be permitted only if the following conditions have been met:. No exterior construction which substantially alters the existing structure shall be permitted by the grant of this conditional use and the building must be inspected by a building official.

The temporary conditional use shall automatically terminate upon the expiration of a period of time to be set by the commission or the council which period of time shall in no event exceed five 5 years. Nothing shall prevent the holder of a temporary conditional use from applying for a new temporary conditional use for the same or similar purposes at, near or after the expiration date of a temporary conditional use granted pursuant to this section.

Such an application shall be treated in all respects as a new application. Specific findings with respect to subsections 1 through 6 of this section; and.

The nature and extent of the temporary conditional use shall be specifically set forth by the commission and the council and no implied use shall arise therefrom; and. That the trend of the use of the area to general commercial use will not be impeded by the length of time for which the temporary conditional use is allowed. To provide a mix of uses within the Central Business District for a wide variety of goods, services and compatible multifamily housing.

Development shall provide access to adequate parking for uses that normally rely heavily on pedestrian circulation. Such areas should be compatible with adjacent noncommercial development. In a C-5 Zone the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with the provisions of Article IV:. In a C-5 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with the provisions of Articles IV and IX:.

To encourage the establishment of areas for varied types of commercial uses and to meet the needs of the regional market area. Such uses shall be readily accessible from streets designated as principal or minor arterials as shown in the Lewiston comprehensive transportation plan.

In a C-6 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright subject to the provisions of Article IV:. In a C-6 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with the standards and requirements of Articles IV and IX:. None except forty-five 45 feet when a building on a lot abuts a residential zone. When fronting on an urban arterial street as defined by the general street plan of the city, the minimum front yard shall be a minimum of forty 40 feet if the adjoining right-of-way is less than eighty 80 feet wide and a minimum of twenty 20 feet if the adjoining right-of-way is eighty 80 or more feet wide.

When fronting on other streets shall be a minimum of twenty 20 feet measured from the front of the property line or forty-five 45 feet from the center line of the street, whichever is greater. Side or rear yards abutting residential zones shall be screened by means of a sight-obscuring fence or approved landscaping materials.

To provide for light manufacturing, processing, storage, warehousing, distribution and commercial uses subject to stated standards. To provide for necessary community uses that are not appropriate in residential districts. Regulations are intended to prevent friction between uses in the zone and also to protect nearby residential districts. In an M-1 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright subject to the provisions of Article IV:.

In an M-1 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with the provisions of Articles IV and IX:. In an M-1 Zone a side yard or rear yard abutting a residential zone shall be a minimum of twenty-five 25 feet. Said required yard shall be screened by means of a sight obscuring fence, approved landscaping materials or a combination thereof.

To provide for general manufacturing and closely related uses. Limitations on use for this zone are intended to provide protection principally against effects harmful to other zones. In an M-2 Zone, the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted outright subject to the provisions of Article IV:. In an M-2 Zone the following uses and their accessory uses are permitted when authorized in accordance with the provisions of Articles IV and IX:.

To provide a special planning area for development of limited commercial use that minimizes impacts on nearby residential uses and fosters creative residential development compatible with anticipated high traffic volumes on Bryden Avenue.

This area extends from approximately 5th Street east to 10th Street along Bryden Avenue, and includes land situated between Linden Avenue on the north and Airway Avenue to the south. This is an area defined by Linden Drive on the north, Bryden Drive on the south, 10th Street on the east, and 5th Street to the west, as depicted on the official zoning map of the city of Lewiston. Within the Bryden Avenue Special Planning Area, lot size shall be determined by individual parcel boundaries, not including public right-of-way:.

Building height may increase one 1 foot for every one 1 foot increase in distance beyond thirty-two 32 feet from the boundaries of Planning Area B. However, this provision shall not apply when the structure in question is on a lot or development site that is under single ownership or control and such lot is divided by the boundary line of the BASPAA and BASPAB zones. Building height may increase one 1 foot for every one 1 foot increase in distance from thirty-two 32 feet from the boundaries of Planning Area B.

Maximum building height shall not exceed thirty-five 35 feet. Within Planning Area A, the front yard shall be considered that area adjacent to Bryden Avenue along the length of the Bryden Avenue right-of-way. A front yard shall be minimum five 5 feet in depth. Within Planning Area A, the rear yard shall be considered that area furthest from and parallel to Bryden Avenue.

Where a structure containing a commercial use abuts Planning Area B, the commercial structure must be set back a minimum fifteen 15 feet from the property line or thirty-five 35 feet from an established residential structure within Planning Area B, whichever is greater.

Within Planning Area A, there shall be no minimum side yard. Dedication to the city of a minimum ten 10 feet of property abutting and parallel to Bryden Avenue shall be required of development along Bryden Avenue.

Dedication shall be required at the time of new development or at major remodeling. Commercial development shall be restricted to those properties with a minimum fifty 50 feet of dedicated access to Bryden Avenue. Building facades fronting Bryden Avenue shall have a minimum fifteen 15 percent window area on the Bryden Avenue side of the building. Facades greater than fifty 50 feet in length shall incorporate wall plane projections extending over twenty 20 percent of the length of the facade.

Plane projections shall be a minimum three 3 inches in depth and a minimum height equal to twenty-five 25 percent of the height of the wall. Building facades shall include at least two 2 of the following at a ratio of four to one 4: All roofs shall give the appearance of a hip or gable roof with a minimum 3: Gable or hip roof treatments or dormers shall be used to conceal flat roofs.

All such roof treatments shall be sufficient to hide rooftop equipment from view at grade. Gable and hip roofs shall include eaves a minimum eighteen 18 inches in length measured from the intersecting wall. No external, amplified loudspeakers may be installed, except as allowed with a use permitted as a conditional use. A five 5 foot landscaped strip shall be planted along the entire length of the Bryden Avenue right-of-way at the time of new construction or major remodeling. The landscaped strip shall include trees as follows:.

Other species approved by the community development director in consultation with the urban forester. Offices, including medical offices; retail sales and service; personal services; financial institutions:. One 1 space per two hundred fifty square feet of usable office space, examination room, reception area including lobby , sales area, display area, or service area;.

No parking in excess of fifty 50 percent of required parking may be placed in the front of the primary structure.

Bed and breakfast type lodging, limited to six 6 guestrooms, one 1 space per guestroom plus one 1 space per dwelling unit.

In addition to design standards provided in sections to and sections to of this chapter:. Where parking areas contain three 3 or more parking aisles, pedestrian walkways through the parking area separate from vehicle travelways shall be installed;.

Such pedestrian walkways shall be incorporated into the required interior landscaping, if any. Reduction in parking stall size may be allowed upon approval of the city engineer.

The statement of traffic generation shall include:. Within fifteen 15 days of submittal of the statement of anticipated traffic generation, the city engineer shall determine if a traffic impact analysis meeting city of Lewiston standards will be required. The number of freestanding signs, as defined in Chapter 30 of this code, shall be limited to one 1 per two hundred linear feet of Bryden Avenue frontage;.

Maximum sign height for such freestanding signs shall not exceed thirty 30 feet. Residential building facades, excluding the facades of accessory structures, fronting local residential and residential collector streets shall have a minimum fifteen 15 percent window area on the street side of the building.

One 1 access per one hundred linear feet of curb as measured from the edge of right-of-way at the intersection of Bryden Avenue and streets designated as arterials or residential collectors;. Or, where access to a property from Bryden Avenue would be eliminated by subsection a 1 a of this section, a single access shall be allowed to the property no more than twenty-six 26 feet in width.

Street tree species shall be limited to:. Option 1 will be utilized unless existing sidewalk placement makes Option 1 unsafe or impractical.

All planned unit development districts shall be so designed on the official zoning maps and records of the city. Areas of less than five 5 acres may qualify as a planned unit development project if the applicant can show to the planning commission that the waiver of this requirement is in the public interest and that at least one 1 of the following conditions exist:.

After development the owner shall be responsible for the same. First, the planning and zoning commission and city council are to review and give approval to a concept development plan for the total area of the proposed PUD district.

Then approval is to be obtained for a detailed development plan by the community development department for the total area, or for sub-areas of the PUD district. If desired by the developer, the concept development plan and the detailed development plan can be approved concurrently.

A fee shall be charged in accordance with section of this code. An application shall be submitted, along with two 2 twenty-four-inch by thirty-six-inch prints and one 1 eight-and-one-half-inch by eleven-inch print of the plan, and shall be submitted at least twenty 20 working days prior to the planning and zoning commission meeting at which time it shall be considered.

A map, drawn to scale, showing the proposed site and its proposed land uses, and the adjacent properties and their present urban or projected urban land uses;. Development densities, lot coverage, and building heights, if applicable, for each sub-area within the proposed site;. An outline for the anticipated schedule and sequence of development of the sub-areas for the total PUD district.

The city planner is to submit the proposed plan and staff report findings to the city planning and zoning commission. Approval of the concept development plan will constitute a PUD zoning district with the full legal approval of the stated land use, but no building permit may be obtained from the community development department until submittal and approval of the detailed development plan. This agreement shall be in the form of an ordinance approved by the city council supplemented with a development agreement which will contain any conditions of approval and standards of development that may be set by the council.

Building permits shall not be issued for buildings or other structures within the PUD until a detailed development plan has been submitted and approved. The detailed development plan shall be submitted for approval to the community development department. An application shall be submitted along with two 2 twenty-four-inch by thirty-six-inch prints and one 1 eight-and-one-half-inch by eleven-inch print of the plan.

The report shall be transmitted to the applicant either verbally or in writing within twenty 20 working days from the date it is received. A subdivision plat or replat as appropriate of the area under consideration.

Fees for subdivisions shall be as set forth in section of this code. Parking areas and streets including cross-sections thereof , sidewalks, and other transportation facilities;. Proposed public and private water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, lightning, and any other utilities. A written statement outlining the ownership and maintenance responsibilities of the common areas, open spaces and recreational areas, and documentation of the same. An illustration of the architectural style and appearance of the proposed building or buildings.

The proponents of the planned unit development detailed development project shall secure approval from the community development department. Upon approval by the community development department, the detailed development plan is attached to, and is part of, the ordinance establishing the zoning designation of the land.

The proposed change, if approved, will become an amendment to the approved plan. To provide for uses, buildings, and structures in which airport or aviation related facilities may be installed and used, including taxiways and runways, commercial aviation, general aviation, terminal buildings, aircraft hangars, air navigation aids, related accessory uses and other uses, structures, and facilities as may be compatible with and useful to the airport.

Development shall be in conformance with the adopted Airport Master Plan and Federal Aviation Administration regulations. All construction must meet the design standards adopted by the governing body of the airport in addition to the standards listed here.

Where design or site standards of the airport may conflict with standards of this chapter, the standards of the airport shall supersede those of this chapter. Approach surface shall mean the area that extends for ten thousand 10, feet of the east end of Runway 26 at the airport as depicted on the official Approach and Clear Zone Plan Map.

Originals of said map shall be kept on file in the office of the airport manager for the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport. Said maps shall accurately depict for public inspection the height limitations adopted hereafter. No manmade structure or object or natural growth shall exceed one hundred feet in height, measured at the location of the structure or object, in the transitional surface and horizontal surface areas of the airport as depicted by the official Approach and Clear Zone Plan Map.

To provide zoning for uses, buildings and structures in which port facilities may be installed and used for port or port oriented development. Port facilities may include the following in accordance with the comprehensive plan for port development as adopted or amended by the Port of Lewiston, Idaho: Piers, wharves, cranes, derricks, railroad spurs, aprons, transit storage, dolphins, and other uses, buildings, and structures which may be compatible with and useful to the development of the port.

The purpose of the Billboard Overlay Zone is to permit the construction and maintenance of billboards in limited areas within the city according to specified standards. An applicant shall apply for a conditional use permit as provided in Article IX of this chapter. In determining whether to grant or deny a conditional use permit for a billboard, the planning and zoning commission shall consider compliance with the standards contained in Chapter 30 of this code; whether the billboard would substantially block the view of any existing sign from the public right-of-way; and, if the billboard is an illuminated sign, whether the billboard complies with industry practices for eliminating or reducing up-lighting and light trespass.

For purposes of this section, billboard , sign , public right-of-way , and illuminated sign shall have the same meanings as defined in Chapter 30 of this code. Contract zoning agreements are development agreements which are a discretionary tool to be used by the city.

Approval of the contract zoning agreement, pursuant to this article, would permit the zoning or rezoning requested but such zoning or rezoning will be conditioned on the performance of the provisions of the terms of the contract zoning agreement.

No contract zoning agreement shall be enacted which would allow permitted uses or conditional uses for the zone which would not otherwise be allowed in that zone. Prior to the approval by the city council of the contract zoning agreement, the developer or owner shall execute an agreement between himself and the city which shall be reviewed and approved for form by the city attorney prior to action by the city council and shall address the following:.

The improvements and standards approved in the contract zoning agreement shall be constructed as approved unless an amendment to the agreement is approved by the city council;. The agreement shall identify means by which the project may be completed if abandoned or uncompleted under the original agreement. The contract zoning agreement and all conditions, terms, duties and obligations included in said agreement shall be an encumbrance on the real property.

An owner, co-owner, developer, agent of owner or developer, assignee of owner or developer and all subsequent owners or developers of the real property that is encumbered by the contract zoning agreement shall comply with all conditions, terms, obligations, and duties contained in said agreement.

Failure to comply shall subject the real property to the provisions of section and section of this chapter. Contract zoning agreement may be modified in the sole discretion of the city council upon proper notification of the owner or developer and after public hearing and notice as required by section b 2 of this chapter.

A modification shall not allow a use that is not an outright use or conditional use in the existing land use zone of the real property as set forth in the Contract Zoning Agreement.

Notice of said public hearing shall be given pursuant to section b 2 of this chapter. The decision of the council shall:. All uses which are not consistent with said initial zone shall cease and shall not be considered a pre-existing use.

The owner or developer may apply for a conditional use permit for uses which are allowable conditional uses in said initial zone. Enforcement options available to the city shall not be considered exclusive. Any numerical standard contained in this chapter shall be deemed met when within one 1 percent of the numerical standard; however, this provision shall not be applied in conjunction with the rounding of fractions specified in section In calculating the allowable number of dwelling units on a lot based on lot area, and in calculating the required number of parking spaces based on land use, any fraction of a dwelling unit or parking space that is sixty-six-one-hundredths 0.

Every lot shall abut an improved public street right-of-way, other than an alley, to an improvement standard accepted by the city engineer, for at least the width of:. Alternately, access and maintenance may be shared by each lot in the subdivision through homeowner association ownership of the street. Flag lots are intended to allow limited development of deep interior lots that may otherwise be underused. They shall be permitted only when the shape of the parcel being developed precludes the use of private or public streets.

The minimum flagpole width for each flag lot shall be twenty 20 feet in width;. The flagpole shall be constructed as an approved fire department access road where the front lot line of a flag lot is in excess of one hundred fifty feet from the edge of the public right-of-way; or. The flagpole may be constructed of gravel or similar durable surfacing if an approved fire department access road is not required.

A shared driveway a minimum twenty 20 feet in width shall be designed and constructed to specifications of the approved driveway design of the Lewiston Engineering Standard Drawings as directed by the city engineer;. A single shared access to the public right-of-way shall be constructed as provided in Lewiston Engineering Standard Drawings ST-5, or as directed by the city engineer.

A single shared access to the public right-of-way shall be constructed as provided in Lewiston Engineering Standard Drawings as directed by the city engineer. Where multifamily dwellings are allowed as a use permitted outright or as a conditional use, the following standards shall apply:. Where homeless shelters are allowed as a use permitted outright or as a conditional use, the following standards shall apply, unless otherwise amended by a conditional use permit or variance approval:.

Sales may be made from a portable cart meeting the following standards and conditions from property zoned C-3, C-4, C-5 or C Such uses in the C-1 and C-2 Zones shall require the approval of a conditional use permit by the planning and zoning commission:. Any screening shall be accomplished with portable, removable screens, awnings or umbrellas which shall be removed when the sales cart is closed for business;.

No portable or other permanent sign is allowed;. This evidence may be in the form of a lease or other agreement and shall include the terms of the placement; it shall also include provisions for the use of sanitary facilities by the operator of the mobile cart and the patrons of the cart;.

The planning and zoning commission may issue a conditional use permit for the operation of the temporary vendor business on the following standards:. Commercial coaches may be used as business offices in manufacturing and port zones subject to the following conditions:. Manufactured homes may be allowed as temporary offices at construction sites in the city of Lewiston upon approval by the community development director provided all of the following provisions are met:.

Such dust palliative shall be reapplied as necessary to reduce dust generation. Parking lots and driveways shall be kept graded for proper drainage, and shall not have more than one entrance or exit to a public right-of-way unless approved in writing by the city engineer.

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