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File Number: 11-00875zt                                                   Final Action Date:


          AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI CITY COMMISSION AMENDING
          ORDINANCE NO. 13114, THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MIAMI,
          FLORIDA, BY AMENDING ARTICLE 4, “STANDARDS AND TABLES” AND
          ARTICLE 6, “SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS”, TO MODIFY
          REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC AND COMMERCIAL STORAGE FACILITIES IN
          T5, T6, AND DISTRICT (D) ZONES; CONTAINING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE
          AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


        WHEREAS, the Miami Planning, Zoning and Appeals Board, at its meeting on *,
following an advertised public hearing, adopted Resolution No. PZAB-R-* by a vote of * to * (*-
*), item no. *, recommending * of this item to the City of Miami City Commission; and

       WHEREAS, on October 22, 2009, the City Commission adopted the Miami 21 Code
(“Code”), Ordinance No. 13114 as the City of Miami’s Zoning Ordinance; and

       WHEREAS, the demand for public storage facilities has increased due to the additional
density in the urban core; and

        WHEREAS, existing regulations prevent public storage facilities from being located
within close proximity to another facility; and

      WHEREAS, it has been determined that modifications to the Zoning Ordinance are
needed to reflect demand and address such use more specifically; and

       WHEREAS, the City Commission, after careful consideration of this matter deems it
advisable and in the best interest of the general welfare of the City of Miami and its citizens
to amend the Zoning Ordinance as hereinafter set forth.

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF
MIAMI, FLORIDA:

       Section 1.    The recitals and findings contained in the Preamble to this Ordinance
are adopted by reference and incorporated as if fully set forth in this Section.

        Section 2.  Ordinance 13114, the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Miami, Florida,
is hereby amended by making modifications to Article 4, and Article 6 in the following
particulars: {1}


“ARTICLE 4 STANDARDS & TABLES

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ARTICLE 4. TABLE 4 – DENSITY, INTENSITY AND PARKING

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                                                                                                 T5 –URBAN CENTER ZONE
                         RESTRICTED                     LIMITED                                      OPEN

DENSITY   (UNITS   PER
                         65 UNITS PER ACRE              65 UNITS PER ACRE                            65 UNITS PER ACRE
ACRE)

COMMERCIAL

                                                        Commercial Uses are permissible as           Commercial Uses are permissible as listed in
                                                        listed in Table 3, limited by compliance     Table 3, limited by compliance with:
                                                        with:
                                                        • The first and second Story of the          • A maximum area of 55,000 square feet per
                                                        Principal Building and Office and            establishment, except for Public Storage Facilities.
                                                        Commercial Uses shall be less than 25%
                                                        Building       floor      area      total.   • Minimum of 3 parking spaces for every 1,000
                                                                                                     square feet of commercial use, except for Public
                                                        • A maximum area of 55,000 square feet       Storage Facilities, minimum 1 parking space for
                                                        per                     establishment.       every 2,000 10,000 square feet for the first 20,000
                                                                                                     sq. feet, and 1 parking space per 10,000 sq. feet
                                                        • Minimum of 3 parking spaces for every      thereafter with a minimum of 8 parking spaces. .
                                                        1,000 square feet of commercial use.
                                                        • Parking requirement may be reduced         • Parking requirement may be reduced according
                                                        according to the Shared parking standard,    to the Shared parking standard, Article 4, Table 5,
                                                        Article        4,        Table         5.    except for Public Storage Facilities.

                                                        • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space for        • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space for every 20
                                                        every 20 vehicular spaces required.          vehicular spaces required.

                                                        • Parking ratio may be reduced within ½      • Parking ratio may be reduced within ½ mile
                                                        mile radius of TOD and within ¼ mile         radius of TOD and within ¼ mile radius of a
                                                        radius of a Transit Corridor by thirty       Transit Corridor by thirty percent (30%) by
                                                        percent (30%) by process of Waiver,          process of Waiver, except when site is within 500
                                                        except when site is within 500 feet of T3.   feet of T3.

                                                        • Parking may be provided by ownership       • Parking may be provided by ownership or lease
                                                        or lease offsite within 1,000 feet by        offsite within 1000 feet by process of Waiver,
                                                        process of Waiver, except when site is       except when site is within 500 feet of T3.
                                                        within     500     feet     of     T3.
                                                                                                     • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5
                                                          • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5
                                                                                                     • Commercial Auto-related, Drive-Thru or Drive-In
                                                                                                     Facilities - See Article 6.




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City of Miami                                    Page 2 of 7                      File Id: 11-00875zt (Version: 3) Printed On: 10/13/2011
ARTICLE 4. TABLE 4 – DENSITY, INTENSITY AND PARKING

                                                                                                                  T6 –URBAN CORE ZONE
                         RESTRICTED                                    LIMITED                                    OPEN

DENSITY   (UNITS   PER
                         150 UNITS PER ACRE                            150 UNITS PER ACRE                         150 UNITS PER ACRE
ACRE)

COMMERCIAL                                                              Commercial Uses are permissible as
                         Commercial Uses are permissible as listed      listed in Table 3, limited by                 Commercial Uses are permissible as
                         in Table 3, limited by compliance with:        compliance with:                             listed in Table 3, limited by compliance
                                                                        • The Building area allowed for              with:
                         • Commercial establishments limited to a       Commercial Use on each lot is                • A maximum area of 55,000 square feet
                         maximum area of 4,000 square feet each         limited to two Stories of the Principal      per establishment, except for Public
                         and shall be less than 25% building floor      Building and Office and Commercial           Storage Facilities.
                         area total.                                    Uses shall be less than 25% of
                                                                        Building floor area total.                   • Minimum of 3 parking spaces for every
                         • The Building area allowed for commercial                                                  1,000 square feet of commercial use,
                         use on each lot is limited to the first two    • A maximum area of 55,000 square            except for Public Storage Facilities,
                         Stories of the Principal Building.             feet per establishment.                      minimum 1 parking space for every 2,000
                                                                                                                     10,000 square feet for the first 20,000 sq.
                         • Minimum of 3 parking spaces for every        • Minimum of 3 parking spaces for            feet, and 1 parking space per 10,000 sq.
                         1,000 square feet of commercial use.           every 1,000 square feet of                   feet thereafter with a minimum of 8
                                                                        commercial use.                              parking spaces.
                         • Parking requirement may be reduced
                         according to the shared parking standard,      • Parking requirement may be                 • Parking requirement may be reduced
                         Article 4, Table 5.                            reduced according to the shared              according to the shared parking standard,
                                                                        parking standard, Article 4, Table 5.        Article 4, Table 5, except for Public
                         • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space for                                                       Storage Facilities.
                         every 20 vehicular spaces required.            • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space
                                                                        for every 20 vehicular spaces                • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space for
                         • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5             required.                                    every 20 vehicular spaces required.

                                                                        • Parking ratio may be reduced within        • Auto-related - Drive-Thru or Drive-In
                                                                        ½ mile radius of TOD and within ¼            Facilities - See Article 6.
                                                                        mile radius of a Transit Corridor by
                                                                        thirty percent (30%) by process of           • Parking ratio may be reduced within ½
                                                                        Waiver, except when site is within           mile radius of TOD and within ¼ mile
                                                                        500 feet of T3.                              radius of a Transit Corridor by thirty
                                                                                                                     percent (30%) by process of Waiver,
                                                                        • Parking may be provided by                 except when site is within 500 feet of T3.
                                                                        ownership or lease offsite within
                                                                        1,000 feet by process of Waiver,             • Parking may be provided by ownership
                                                                        except when site is within 500 feet of       or lease offsite within 1,000 feet by
                                                                        T3.                                          process of Waiver, except when site is
                                                                                                                     within 500 feet of T3.
                                                                        • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5
                                                                                                                     • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5




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ARTICLE 4. TABLE 4 – DENSITY, INTENSITY AND PARKING

                                                                                                                                     D – DISTRICT
                         D1 - WORKPLACE                            D2 - INDUSTRIAL                            D3 -WATERFRONT INDUSTRIAL

DENSITY   (UNITS   PER
                         36 UNITS PER ACRE                         N/A                                        N/A
ACRE)

COMMERCIAL
                          Commercial Uses are permissible as         Commercial Uses are permissible as
                                                                                                                    Commercial Uses are permissible as
                          listed in Table 3, limited by              listed in Table 3, limited by
                                                                                                                    listed in Table 3, limited by
                          compliance with:                           compliance with:
                                                                                                                    compliance with:
                          • Minimum of 3 parking spaces for          • Minimum of 3 parking spaces for
                                                                                                                    • Minimum of 3 parking spaces for
                          every 1,000 sf of commercial space,        every 1,000 sf of commercial space,
                                                                                                                    every 1,000 sf of commercial space,
                          except for Public Storage Facilities,      except for Public Storage Facilities,
                                                                                                                    except for Public Storage Facilities,
                          minimum 1 parking space for every          minimum 1 parking space for every
                                                                                                                    minimum 1 parking space for every
                          2,000 10,000 square feet for the first     2,000 10,000 square feet for the first
                                                                                                                    2,000 10,000 square feet for the first
                          20,000 sq. feet, and 1 parking space       20,000 sq. feet, and 1 parking space
                                                                                                                    20,000 sq. feet, and 1 parking space
                          per 10,000 sq. feet thereafter with a      per 10,000 sq. feet thereafter with a
                                                                                                                    per 10,000 sq. feet thereafter with a
                          minimum of 8 parking spaces.               minimum of 8 parking spaces.
                                                                                                                    minimum of 8 parking spaces.
                          • Parking requirement may be               • Parking requirement may be
                                                                                                                    • Parking requirement may be
                          reduced according to the Shared            reduced according to the Shared
                                                                                                                    reduced according to the Shared
                          Parking Standard, Article 4, Table 5,      Parking Standard, Article 4, Table 5,
                                                                                                                    Parking Standard, Article 4, Table 5,
                          except for Public Storage Facilities.      except for Public Storage Facilities.
                                                                                                                    except for Public Storage Facilities.
                          • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space          • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space
                                                                                                                    • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space
                          for every 20 vehicular spaces              for every 20 vehicular spaces
                                                                                                                    for every 20 vehicular spaces
                          required.                                  required.
                                                                                                                    required.
                          • Parking ratio may be reduced within      • Parking ratio may be reduced within
                                                                                                                    • Parking ratio may be reduced within
                          ½ mile radius of TOD and within ¼          ½ mile radius of TOD and within ¼
                                                                                                                    ½ mile radius of TOD and within ¼
                          mile radius of a Transit Corridor by       mile radius of a Transit Corridor by
                                                                                                                    mile radius of a Transit Corridor by
                          thirty percent (30%) by process of         thirty percent (30%) by process of
                                                                                                                    thirty percent (30%) by process of
                          Waiver, except when site is within 500     Waiver, except when site is within
                                                                                                                    Waiver, except when site is within 500
                          feet of T3.                                500 feet of T3.
                                                                                                                    feet of T3.
                          • Drive-Thru or Drive-In Facilities -      • Drive-Thru or Drive-In Facilities -
                                                                                                                    • Drive-Thru or Drive-In Facilities -
                          Refer to Article 6.                        Refer to Article 6.
                                                                                                                    Refer to Article 6.
                          • Parking may be provided by               • Parking may be provided by
                                                                                                                    • Parking may be provided by
                          ownership or lease offsite within 1000     ownership or lease offsite within 1000
                                                                                                                    ownership or lease offsite within 1000
                          feet and in Transect Zone D by             feet and in Transect Zone D by
                                                                                                                    feet and in Transect Zone D by
                          process of Waiver.                         process of Waiver.
                                                                                                                    process of Waiver.
                          • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5         • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5
                                                                                                                    • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5


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ARTICLE 4. TABLE 4 – DENSITY, INTENSITY AND PARKING

                                                                                                                                             D – DISTRICT
                           D1 - WORKPLACE                                 D2 - INDUSTRIAL                               D3 -WATERFRONT INDUSTRIAL

DENSITY (UNITS PER ACRE)   36 UNITS PER ACRE                              N/A                                           N/A

INDUSTRIAL
                                                                                                                              Industrial Uses are permissible as
                                                                            Industrial Uses are permissible as listed
                            Industrial Uses are permissible as listed                                                         listed in Table 3, limited by
                                                                            in Table 3, limited by compliance with:
                            in Table 3, limited by compliance with:                                                           compliance with:
                            • Please refer to Article 6 for additional    • Please refer to Article 6 for additional          • Please refer to Article 6 for
                            specific requirements.                          specific requirements.                            additional specific requirements.
                            • Minimum of 1 parking space for every        • Minimum of 1 parking space for every              • Minimum of 1 parking space for
                            1,000 sf of Industrial Use, except for          1,000 sf of Industrial Use, except for            every 1,000 sf of Industrial Use,
                            Commercial         Storage      Facilities,     Commercial       Storage     Facilities,          except for Commercial Storage
                            minimum 1 parking space for every               minimum 1 parking space for every                 Facilities, minimum 1 parking space
                            2,000 10,000 square feet for the first          2,000 10,000 square feet for the first            for every 2,000 10,000 square feet
                            20,000 sq. feet, and 1 parking space            20,000 sq. feet, and 1 parking space              for the first 20,000 sq. feet, and 1
                            per 10,000 sq. feet thereafter with a           per 10,000 sq. feet thereafter with a             parking space per 10,000 sq. feet
                            minimum of 8 parking spaces.                    minimum of 8 parking spaces.                      thereafter with a minimum of 8
                            • Parking requirement may be reduced                                                              parking spaces.
                                                                          • Parking requirement may be reduced                • Parking requirement may be
                            according to the Shared Parking
                                                                            according to the Shared Parking                   reduced according to the Shared
                            Standard, Article 4, Table 5, except for
                                                                            Standard, Article 4, Table 5, except for          Parking Standard, Article 4, Table 5,
                            Public Storage Facilities.
                                                                            Public Storage Facilities.                        except for Public Storage Facilities.
                            • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space for
                            every 20 vehicular spaces required.           • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space for               • Minimum of 1 Bicycle Rack Space
                            • Parking ratio may be reduced within ½         every 20 vehicular spaces required.               for every 20 vehicular spaces
                            mile radius of TOD and within ¼ mile          • Parking ratio may be reduced within ½             required.
                            radius of a Transit Corridor by thirty          mile radius of TOD and within ¼ mile              • Parking ratio may be reduced within
                            percent (30%) by process of Waiver,             radius of a Transit Corridor by thirty            ½ mile radius of TOD and within ¼
                            except when site is within 500 feet of          percent (30%) by process of Waiver,               mile radius of a Transit Corridor by
                            T3.                                             except when site is within 500 feet of            thirty percent (30%) by process of
                            • Parking may be provided by                    T3.                                               Waiver, except when site is within
                            ownership or lease offsite within 1000                                                            500 feet of T3.
                            feet and in Transect Zone D by process        • Parking may be provided by ownership              • Parking may be provided by
                            of Waiver.                                      or lease offsite within 1000 feet and in          ownership or lease offsite within
                            • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5              Transect Zone D by process of Waiver.             1000 feet and in Transect Zone D by
                                                                          • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5                  process of Waiver.
                                                                                                                              • Loading - See Article 4, Table 5


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ARTICLE 6. TABLE 13 SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS

                                                                                           T5 –URBAN CENTER ZONE
                          RESTRICTED                    LIMITED                               OPEN

DENSITY (UPA)             65 UNITS PER ACRE             65 UNITS PER ACRE                     65 UNITS PER ACRE

PUBLIC          STORAGE
FACILITY
                                                                                                 Allowed by Warrant and subject to the
                                                                                                 following additional requirements:

                                                                                                 Minimum distance requirement of 2,500
                                                                                                 feet between proposed facility and another
                                                                                                 existing facility within any T5 or T6 Zone.

                                                                                                 The maximum size of any individual
                                                                                                 storage rental space shall be 400 square
                                                                                                 feet

                                                                                                 Controlled access and adequate security
                                                                                                 surveillance shall be provided throughout
                                                                                                 facility.

                                                                                                 Any boat or vehicle stored in these
                                                                                                 facilities shall not exceed an overall length
                                                                                                 of 25 feet and shall be stored within a
                                                                                                 completely enclosed and ventilated
                                                                                                 Structure.

                                                                                                 Hours of operation shall be limited to 6:00
                                                                                                 5:00 am to 10:00 11:00 pm .


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ARTICLE 6. TABLE 13 SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS

                                                                                               T6 –URBAN CORE ZONE
                          RESTRICTED                    LIMITED                               OPEN

DENSITY (UPA)             150 UNITS PER ACRE *          150 UNITS PER ACRE *                  150-1,000 UNITS PER ACRE *

PUBLIC          STORAGE
FACILITY

                                                                                                   Allowed by Warrant and subject to the
                                                                                                   following additional requirements:

                                                                                                   Minimum distance requirement of
                                                                                                   2,500 feet between proposed facility
                                                                                                   and another existing facility within any
                                                                                                   T5 or T6 Zone.

                                                                                                   The maximum size of any individual
                                                                                                   storage rental space shall be 400
                                                                                                   square feet

                                                                                                   Controlled access and adequate
                                                                                                   security surveillance shall be provided
                                                                                                   throughout facility.

                                                                                                   Any boat or vehicle stored in these
                                                                                                   facilities shall not exceed an overall
                                                                                                   length of 25 feet and shall be stored
                                                                                                   within an enclosed and ventilated
                                                                                                   Structure.

                                                                                                   Hours of operation shall be limited to
                                                                                                   6:00 5:00 am to 10:00 11:00 pm .




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6.3       COMMERCIAL USES

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6.3.1     Large Scale Commercial

Except for Public Storage Facilities which must comply with the criteria set forth under Article 6,
Table 13, a A single commercial establishment occupying more than 55,000 square feet of Floor
Area in any T6-O, D1 or D2 shall be permitted subject to the following requirements:

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Section 3.    If any section, part of a section, paragraph, clause, phrase or word of this
Ordinance is declared invalid, the remaining provisions of this Ordinance shall not be
affected.

Section 4.     It is the intention of the City Commission that the provisions of this
Ordinance shall become and be made a part of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Miami,
Florida, which provisions may be renumbered or relettered and that the word “ordinance”
may be changed to “section”, “article”, or other appropriate word to accomplish such
intention.

Section 5.      This Ordinance shall become effective 30 days after final reading and adoption
thereof. {2}

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND CORRECTNESS:



________________________________
JULIE O. BRU
CITY ATTORNEY

..Footnotes:
{1} Words and/or figures stricken through shall be deleted. Underscored words and/or
figures shall be added. The remaining provisions are now in effect and remain unchanged.
Asterisks indicate omitted and unchanged material.

{2} This Ordinance shall become effective as specified herein unless vetoed by the Mayor
within ten days from the date it was passed and adopted. If the Mayor vetoes this
Ordinance, it shall become effective immediately upon override of the veto by the City
Commission or upon the effective date stated herein, whichever is later.




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