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R-SL (Residential Small Lot) District

Intended to preserve the size, scale, density, and character of single-family residential development existing in the older, established neighborhoods of Arvada

Use Classification

Use Allowance

 

Additional Regulations Found in the Land Development Code

AGRICULTURE USES

Agriculture

 

5.2.13,  5.2.31

Agriculture, community

Allowed Use

5.2.9,  5.2.10,  5.2.26,  5.2.31

Greenhouses/nurseries with retail sales

 

5.2.21

Greenhouses/nurseries without retail sales

 

 

RESIDENTIAL USES

Dwelling, single-family detached

Allowed Use

 

Dwelling, two-family

 

 

Dwelling, multifamily

 

 

Live-work unit

 

 

Boarding, lodging, or room house

 

 

Group home for juvenile offenders

 

5.2.22

Group home for developmentally disabled persons, elderly persons, or mentally ill persons

Allowed Use

5.2.22

Group home, not specified above

Conditional Use

5.2.22

Assisted living facilities

 

 

Nursing home

 

 

GENERAL COMMERCIAL USES

Animal hospital (large animal)

 

 

Auction house or yard

 

5.2.22

Convenience lending operation

 

5.2.11

Farmers Market

 

5.2.17

Financial institution

 

5.2.19

Financial institution, with drive-thru

 

 

Kennel

 

5.2.24

Office, general or professional; medical office/dental clinic

 

5.2.29,  5.2.35

Pawnbroker

 

5.2.11

Personal services

 

 

Recording studio/TV studio

 

 

Restaurant, fast food

 

5.2.15,  5.2.18,  8.6.5

Restaurant, fast food with drive thru

 

5.2.15,  5.2.18

Restaurant

 

5.2.15

Retail, firewood storage and sales

 

 

Retail, outdoor display and sales

 

6.5.12

Retail, convenience store (gas)

 

5.2.12,  5.2.341

Retail, regional shopping center

 

 

Retail, 25,000 sf. or more

 

6.9

Retail, less than 25,000 sf.

 

5.2.34,  6.9

Retail, used – primarily donated/used merchandise donation center

 

5.2.40

Retail, used – primarily non-donated

 

5.2.40

Veterinary offices or clinics

 

5.2.45

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS, RECREATION, AND AMUSEMENT USES

Amusement, outdoor

 

 

Bed and breakfast

Conditional Use

5.2.6

Campground/recreational vehicle park

 

5.2.39

Hotel/motel

 

 

Bar/tavern/night club

 

5.2.15

Recreation and amusement, indoor

 

5.2.32

Recreation, outdoor (not listed below)

Allowed Use

 

Recreation, outdoor (playing fields)

 

 

Recreation, outdoor (pools, ice skating)

 

 

Sexually-oriented business

 

5.2.1

Stables and riding academies, commercial

 

 

Zoo

 

 

COMMUNITY, CIVIC, EDUCATION, AND INSTITUTIONAL USES

Ambulance services

Conditional Use

 

Cemetery

 

 

Crematorium

 

 

Day care, adult or child

Conditional Use

 

Funeral home/mortuary

 

 

Hospital

 

 

Public lands, parks, or buildings

Allowed Use

 

Place of assembly

Allowed Use

5.2.14,  5.2.16

School, elementary, middle, or high

Allowed Use

 

School, vocational, trade, college, or university

 

 

INDUSTRIAL USES

Heavy industry

 

5.2.23,  5.2.30,  5.2.35

Light industry

 

5.2.5,  5.2.23,  5.2.25,  5.2.29,  .2.35,  5.2.41,  5.2.42

Heavy logistics center

 

5.2.20

Resource extraction (minerals)

 

5.2.7,  5.2.28

Resource extraction (oil and gas)

 

5.2.28

WASTE PROCESSING, RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL USES

Retail, recycling less than 35,000 sf.

 

 

Salvage yard

 

5.2.43

Waste removal companies without trash storage or transfer operations

 

 

Waste transfer station

 

 

MOTOR VEHICLE AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT, TRANSPORTATION, LOGISTICS, AND STORAGE USES

Fueling and/or service station

 

5.2.12

Motor vehicle repairs and service, heavy

 

5.2.44

Motor vehicle repairs and service, light

 

5.2.44

Motor vehicle storage

 

 

Motor vehicle towing services

 

 

Motor vehicle wash

 

5.2.4

Heliport/helistop

 

 

Self-storage

 

5.2.27

Parking lot/parking structure

 

 

Storage yard

 

5.2.30

Vehicle/equipment sales and rentals

 

5.2.3

UTILITIES AND DATA CENTERS

Utilities, major

 

 

Utilities, minor

Allowed Use

 

Data center

 

 

Overhead power lines 110KV+

Conditional Use

 

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES

Radio or television transmission tower

 

5.2.38

Freestanding towers

 

5.2.38

Other facilities

Allowed Use

5.2.38