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ORDINANCENO. NS- 2386 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br />CITY OF SANTA ANA AMENDING CHAPTER 41 OF <br />THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE <br />A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR PROPERTY <br />ZONED WITH THE B SUFFIX ZONE DISTRICT <br />DESIGNATION <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, in 1952, the B-suffix designation was added to the Santa Ana Municipal Code <br />as a parking modification, to allow parking for motor vehicles on property adjacent to a commercial <br />use; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, minimum development standards were also adopted to mitigate impacts to <br />residential neighborhoods caused by the encroachment of commercial parking areas; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, this Council has determined that the minimum development standards may not <br />be applicable in all cases and in some instances would require more stringent standards to protect <br />the surrounding neighbors; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, this Council finds it is necessary to require a conditional use permit for the <br />parking of motor vehicles on B-suffix property to ensure proper conditions and mitigation measures <br />are applied on a case by case basis to preserve residential neighborhoods from impacts created by <br />commercial parking areas. <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA HEREBY ORDAINS AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That Chapter 41, Section 41-611, of the Santa Ana Municipal Code is hereby <br />amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 41-611. B-Suffix-Parking. <br /> <br />(a) <br /> <br />Any district or any part thereof regulating the use of land established under Articles II and <br />III of this Chapter may be modified, either at the time the zoning is first established or by <br />amendment, by the district designation "B," adding as a use permitted in that zone, subject <br />to a conditional use permit, the exclusive parking of motor vehicles in connection with any <br />commercial use or for private parking. <br /> <br />(b) <br /> <br />The following shall not be permitted when property is used for parking pursuant to the "B" <br />suffix: <br /> <br />(1) the storage of new or used vehicles for sale or lease, <br /> <br />(2) the sale of hydrocarbon substance or any other property; <br /> <br /> <br />